Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Thu February 21, 2019
- Power cut affects Margate's QEQM Hospital emergency unit - Patients were asked not to visit the emergency department until power was restored at 23:00 GMT.
- HMS Warwick World War Two sinking remembered 75 years on - Sixty-six sailors died when the ship was hit by a torpedo from a Nazi U-boat off Cornwall in 1944.
- Third man jailed after Sittingbourne mobile home fire - William Smith Snr admitted violent disorder and recklessly destroying or damaging property.
- Iranian migrant tells of 'miracle' boat rescue in Channel - An Iranian civil engineer says he thought he would die as waves battered a dinghy in the English Channel.
Patients were asked not to visit the emergency department until power was restored at 23:00 GMT.
Sixty-six sailors died when the ship was hit by a torpedo from a Nazi U-boat off Cornwall in 1944.
William Smith Snr admitted violent disorder and recklessly destroying or damaging property.
An Iranian civil engineer says he thought he would die as waves battered a dinghy in the English Channel.
Police widen the scope of their inquiry from seven to 12 home burglaries in the south east.
Passengers were not able to collect pre-paid tickets from machines across the country.
Fifteen parcels of contraband, including drugs, were thrown over Maidstone Prison's wall in one night.
Azis and his family were thinking of crossing the Channel in a small boat, but heard horror stories from fellow migrants.
Breck Bednar was murdered by a man he met online and now his family say the killer is taunting them.
Volunteer litter picker Gary Langley has trained his spaniel Lulu to help keep Tonbridge Park tidy.
The PM says there was "due diligence", over its post-Brexit ferry plan, but Jeremy Corbyn is "impressed" she could "keep a straight face".
Charities say they've had increased referrals for "child-to-parent violence".
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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