Latest News

  • Woman in court over cyclist death - An 18-year-old woman appears in court over the death of a cyclist killed in a crash with a car while on a 24-hour charity bike ride in March.
  • M25 delays after five vehicle crash - Part of the M25 in Essex had to be closed, causing long tailbacks in Kent, following a crash which involved five vehicles, police say.
  • Church murder accused in court - A man appears in court charged with murder after the body of a man was found in the porch of a Headcorn church.
  • Missing man hunted after burglaries - A 38-year-old man is hunted by police investigating 12 burglaries and an attempted break-in across four counties in southern England.
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What's happening in Gillingham

  • Cost of Living Rising!

  • COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

  • Avoid Your Home Flooding

  • BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.

     

  • Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

  • LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

  • Avoiding Payday Loans

  • AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

  • Avoid The Local Cowboys

  • HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

  • Dealing With Stress At Work

  • ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

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    We aim to keep Gillingham local by providing a wide range of local infomation, news, events and business listings. Our team are all Gillingham based and are dedicated to providing you with useful and helpful information. Gillingham has so much history and the local community has a great deal to offer. Many communities have lost their local touch and our aim is to bring this back.

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