Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Fri June 5, 2020
- Coronavirus: Folkestone care home owner seeks inquiry over deaths - Roger Waluube, who runs the Pelham House care home, said the sector had been abandoned.
- Coronavirus: Local councils face 'significant' deficits - Councils in Kent and Medway say the effects of coronavirus have left their budgets £245m short.
- Teen stuck at home instead of starting at Royal Ballet - James Large was the only male British dancer to be offered a contract at the Royal Ballet this year.
- Grosser Kurfürst: 19th Century warship wreck off Kent protected - The SMS Grosser Kurfürst sank off the Kent coast when it was rammed by a fellow German ship.
Roger Waluube, who runs the Pelham House care home, said the sector had been abandoned.
Councils in Kent and Medway say the effects of coronavirus have left their budgets £245m short.
James Large was the only male British dancer to be offered a contract at the Royal Ballet this year.
The SMS Grosser Kurfürst sank off the Kent coast when it was rammed by a fellow German ship.
A "deeply disturbing" social media post shows two young men re-enacting George Floyd's arrest.
Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England.
Face coverings are to become compulsory for people using public transport in England.
People who have been in close contact with someone found to have Covid-19 are now being traced.
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.
Across the world, people are being asked to wear face coverings to help stop coronavirus from spreading.
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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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