Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Wed June 19, 2019
- Eastbourne sees 1,000 lightning strikes in one hour - The skies above Eastbourne were lit up for about an hour.
- 'Iraqi and Iranian migrants' found in English Channel - A group of men, women and children were intercepted by Border Force near the Kent coast.
- 'Money mules': Rising numbers are in middle age - Increasing numbers of people aged between 41 and 60 are being recruited by criminals to launder money.
- Parish council tax bills rise 'to save services from cuts' - BBC analysis found 45 parishes more than doubled their levy on the Band D council tax for 2019-20.
The skies above Eastbourne were lit up for about an hour.
A group of men, women and children were intercepted by Border Force near the Kent coast.
Increasing numbers of people aged between 41 and 60 are being recruited by criminals to launder money.
BBC analysis found 45 parishes more than doubled their levy on the Band D council tax for 2019-20.
Eight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads eaten by patients.
Teagan Appleby had up to 300 epileptic seizures a day before being given medicinal cannabis.
Children were among the 40 migrants picked up by Border Force off the Kent coast.
Nearly three-quarters of services are failing the 62-day target. But which service has the worst record?
Punjab United, a team formed by Sikh immigrants in Gravesend, fights relegation.
Stab vest stops three knife blows as officer's hand cut in struggle.
Joanna Lumley has pledged her continuing support for the Gurkhas.
A community project in Kent is bringing young and old together.
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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