Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Mon February 24, 2020
- Housing shortage: Scale of UK's housing gap revealed - Renters speak of struggling to get on the property ladder, amid a shortage of over one million homes.
- Kent and Medway: High Court win for stroke service improvements - Improvements will be made to three stroke care at hospitals in Kent and Medway.
- Coronavirus: Repatriation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess delayed - It is thought about 35 UK nationals, who have been quarantined on the liner for 16 days, will return.
- Households in England to face council tax rises, research says - It will amount to an average rise of up to £69 per home, the County Councils Network says.
Renters speak of struggling to get on the property ladder, amid a shortage of over one million homes.
Improvements will be made to three stroke care at hospitals in Kent and Medway.
It is thought about 35 UK nationals, who have been quarantined on the liner for 16 days, will return.
It will amount to an average rise of up to £69 per home, the County Councils Network says.
Students facing disruption as union members in 74 universities begin 14 days of strike action.
A new polymer £20 banknote featuring artist JMW Turner starts to appear in ATMs on Thursday.
Fishing looks like being the first big argument of the UK's trade negotiations with the EU.
Hannah Farley-Hills collapsed after getting off a long-haul flight to Santiago.
Home Office figures suggest many migrants crossing the Channel in boats are granted asylum.
Bernard Bibby took up the ballet classes four years ago following the death of his wife of 55 years.
Men make up 40% of blood donors and their blood contains more iron than women's.
A prison, which was criticised for not having a plan to tackle violence, has launched a recruitment drive.
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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