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Jurors hear a woman allegedly raped by an MP's aide gave the story to the Sun and the Mail.

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Since 2007 Network Rail has received over 41m from people paying to use its station toilets.

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BBC Sport meets Bobby Clay - a middle-distance runner with osteoporosis, who is warning others of the dangers of over-training and under-eating.

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The Labour MP was speaking after a watchdog urged a crackdown on the rise in abuse at elections.

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A council has voted to increase fines for those who litter by 50%, after cancelling its contract with Kingdom.

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Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.

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Carl Maynard was arrested and taken to Tonbridge police station but collapsed and later died.

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Trading Standards criticises the social media giant for not doing enough to stamp out fake traders.

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Nurses and doctors fear patients are being put at risk after numbers waiting over four hours doubles.

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Tuesday's FA Cup second-round replay between Carlisle United and Gillingham is postponed because of a frozen pitch.

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Plymouth climb off the foot of League One as Toumani Diagouraga scores a last-minute winner against Gillingham.

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Portsmouth spoil the 25th anniversary of Charlton's return to the Valley as Josh Magennis' own goal gives them victory.

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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: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 997mb, Humidity: 91%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:54 GMT, Sunset: 15:49 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 15mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 991mb, Humidity: 75%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:55 GMT, Sunset: 15:49 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1000mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:56 GMT, Sunset: 15:49 GMT

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