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Chancellor Rishi Sunak says employers must start sharing the cost of the scheme from August.

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Warning from top scientist advising government says cases are still at very high levels.

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Applications for a "second and final" grant of up to 6,570 will open in August, the chancellor says.

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England is set to have its driest May in 124 years as some areas warn of drought conditions.

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Police decide to take no further action over the death of Belly Mujinga, who died with coronavirus.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges "caution" as people are allowed to meet friends and family again.

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The Ministry of Defence says the strikes in Iraq on the Islamic State group all hit their targets.

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The UK's biggest building society says struggling applicants should be flagged to lenders.

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Staff at Harrington Junior School say they are "devastated" the building could not be saved.

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Airfield staff thought the pilot made an emergency landing but he came to enjoy the coast, a report says.

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Figures show fewer people have been fined since lockdown rules were eased in England.

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Up to 2.9m Hong Kong residents eligible for a UK overseas passport could gain a route to citizenship.

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Community News

Community Clean Up

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 14th March 2013

BRUSHES AND MOPS AT THE READY! Many members of our community make their mark on our local streets by joining various local cleaning initiatives throughout the community in a bid to keep our parks, streets, roads and pavements looking clean and look after.


Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Scams On The Rise

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 9th March 2013

KEEPING YOU ON YOUR TOES! It is important to keep up to date and on your toes when it comes to local fraud and scams. There are so many currently out there it is important you are aware of the more common and frequent ones.


What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

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.

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