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Celebrity lawyer "Mr Loophole" says the UK is sending a bad message to Europe over unpaid fines.

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A total of seven people have been arrested over the death of Steve Holton at Folkestone harbour.

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Michael Ashworth, who absconded from jail in 1995, was arrested at the Channel Tunnel in France.

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Julian Cadman, a seven-year-old dual British-Australian national, was one of 13 people killed, it is confirmed.

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Paramedic Hassan Zubier says he did "what he was trained for" after helping a knife attack victim.

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A motorbike rider and passenger are arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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The three wrecks have been described as "important elements of our maritime heritage".

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The vessel was carrying coins and silver ingots when it sank on Goodwin Sands in 1740.

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What happens when people find themselves stranded without money or the help of a kind stranger?

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Gillingham head coach Ade Pennock says he is becoming "a little worried" at his League One side's failure to score goals.

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Northampton Town remain winless after they fall to a comfortable defeat by Charlton Athletic at The Valley.

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Osman Sow scores on his MK Dons debut to hand his new side their first points of the League One season with a 1-0 win over Gillingham.

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Community News

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

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?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

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

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

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.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 19C (66F), Minimum Temperature: 16C (61F), Wind Direction: East South Easterly, Wind Speed: 4mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1022mb, Humidity: 90%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:52 BST, Sunset: 20:09 BST

Maximum Temperature: 21C (70F), Minimum Temperature: 17C (63F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 73%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:54 BST, Sunset: 20:06 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (73F), Minimum Temperature: 14C (57F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 66%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:56 BST, Sunset: 20:04 BST

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