Helping Keep The Gillingham Community Local
Mon December 10, 2018
- Man appears in court charged with Broadstairs baby murder - Baby McKenzie Ellis was admitted to hospital on 23 July with injuries and died three days later.
- Sophie Cavanagh murder: 'Jealous' man jailed for strangling wife - An estranged wife refused to sleep with her husband "one last time" for £100 before he attacked her.
- Maidstone schoolgirls take to weightlifting - Weightlifting proves popular with girls at a school in Maidstone, Kent.
- Former popstar takes a Kent river walk - Former JLS-singer-turned-farmer JB Gill walks the River Stour in Kent as part of the River Walks series - appreciating the wellbeing walking gives you...
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.
Many people in our Gillingham community think they could spot a cowboy builder. But the fact is that they can fool the smartest employer. Cowboy builders can be enthusiastic about the work, always return your calls, visit quickly and tell you readily how much the job will cost and when they can start.