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Police end landfill search for missing airman Corrie Mckeague, who they say had "slept in rubbish".

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Marvyn Iheanacho battered his partner's son to death in a south-east London park for losing a trainer.

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Blair Logan poured petrol onto his brother and set it alight, killing him and injuring his girlfriend.

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The government's budget deficit grew by more than expected after inflation pushed up its interest bill.

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Michael Spurr was given the payment despite jails being branded "unacceptably violent and dangerous".

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The Essex-born actress played Victoria Waterfield opposite Patrick Troughton's Doctor in the 1960s.

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The judge in Charlie's case said there were "lots and lots" of other sick children at the hospital.

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Waqas Hussain has absconded, while a 15-year-old boy is jailed for six-and-a-half-years.

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The 46-year-old repeatedly stabbed James Beveridge, 41, on the head, neck and body in Kirkcaldy.

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Ray Dare dies while trying to set a new national record for his age.

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The High Court says MI6 and the government need a "fair opportunity" to fight claims made a Libyan dissident.

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Tourists on the island of Kos describe the "scariest night" when the fatal earthquake struck.

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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.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1003mb, Humidity: 87%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:17 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: South South Easterly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1006mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:20 BST, Sunset: 21:16 BST

Maximum Temperature: 19C (66F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 65%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:22 BST, Sunset: 21:14 BST

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