Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Sat July 20, 2019
- Labour wants to end outsourcing of council services - Bin collections, cleaning and school dinners could be taken back in-house under the party's plans.
- UK City of Culture 2025: Medway announces bid for honour - The City of Culture status is awarded by the government every four years with Hull the current holder.
- Child mental health unit referrals 'up nearly 50%' - The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
- Gatwick Airport plans to open standby runway for departures - Airport chiefs hope to have the standby runway open for business by the mid-2020s.
Bin collections, cleaning and school dinners could be taken back in-house under the party's plans.
The City of Culture status is awarded by the government every four years with Hull the current holder.
The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Airport chiefs hope to have the standby runway open for business by the mid-2020s.
Eleven years after dropping out from her degree Ellie Goulding is honoured by her former university.
Three boats are intercepted by the Border Force as more migrants attempt Channel crossings.
Brian Reader, who was told to pay back millions, could avoid a return to jail due to his dementia.
Freight companies have told Newsnight they will refuse boarding to lorries that do not have the right paperwork.
BBC weather presenter Simon King says the insects showed up as "very light precipitation".
Wealden Sailability provides sailing experiences for disabled people from its base in Chipstead.
David Wilkins, who is blind and deaf, accepted an internship but returned to find his benefits cut.
Albert Souetaert was just 15 when he saved a Canadian pilot, after seeing him shot down in Normandy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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