Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Sat July 4, 2020
- Coronavirus: Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopen in England - Some salons opened at midnight and pub service can resume, but people are urged to remain cautious.
- Covid-19: Businesses in South East to reopen after lockdown - The hospitality and leisure sector has been shut since mid-March, but social distancing measures are still in force.
- Coronavirus: Councils offered £500m to help with costs - The money comes on top of £3.2bn already given, but authorities say more is needed to keep services going.
- David Starkey resigns from university role over slavery comments - Cambridge University accepts David Starkey's resignation, saying: "We do not tolerate racism."
Some salons opened at midnight and pub service can resume, but people are urged to remain cautious.
The hospitality and leisure sector has been shut since mid-March, but social distancing measures are still in force.
The money comes on top of £3.2bn already given, but authorities say more is needed to keep services going.
Cambridge University accepts David Starkey's resignation, saying: "We do not tolerate racism."
Measures will ensure learning in England is not "knocked off course", the education secretary says.
A care home says its robotic pets help with residents' communication and anxiety.
Bookings with Eurotunnel "exploded" following the news, a spokesman for the company says.
Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.
Which children are going back to school, and what about the rest?
A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
Where can I go and what can do on a holiday in the UK?
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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