Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Mon March 25, 2019
- Jack Shepherd extradition: Speedboat killer hearing set - A judge in Georgia previously ruled out attempts to extradite Jack Shepherd to the UK quickly.
- Strood sheltered accommodation fire: Man found dead - The resident was found in a bungalow at a housing complex in Strood, Kent.
- Many firms 'unaware of invoice fraud risk' - Scams take place when fraudsters trick firms into transferring money by posing as legitimate payees.
- Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years - Asian families are often targeted by thieves for gold, which is traditionally given as weddings gifts.
A judge in Georgia previously ruled out attempts to extradite Jack Shepherd to the UK quickly.
The resident was found in a bungalow at a housing complex in Strood, Kent.
Scams take place when fraudsters trick firms into transferring money by posing as legitimate payees.
Asian families are often targeted by thieves for gold, which is traditionally given as weddings gifts.
The plan, known as Operation Brock, will see one side of the M20 used only by lorries heading to the Port of Dover.
Two boats were intercepted off the Kent coast and eight people were detained.
University of Kent investigate free speech society over "vile" messages allegedly referencing the holocaust.
Supplies are stockpiled and extra staff hired to keep imports flowing through the Port of Dover.
The boss of the UK's busiest port says Brexit could cause delays and queues later this month.
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
Tony, 4, who had both legs amputated following terrible abuse has newly-fitted prosthetics.
In this Tonbridge cafe rescue cats hang out with the customers.
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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