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The firm says 650 jobs are saved but 400 others are under threat as a chilled food firm goes bust.

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Joyce Wooding has received seven birthday cards from the Queen.

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The director of public health for two towns with high case rates says she supports the decision.

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Nick Petford steps down after a decade that has seen a university move site and record losses.

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The victim's family say he was "na´ve to the risks of the very dark underworld" of drug cultivation.

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Latoya Gautrey had "inappropriate relationships" with three prisoners over five months.

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People have reported delays of nearly two hours caused by roadworks near a hospital.

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The nurse whose idea it was says the 30ft-tree represents the impact of Covid and the reaction to it.

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A writer aims to collect stories from people who came to England to build the motorway.

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Harry Dunn's mother, Charlotte Charles, says the resolution of a civil case is a relief.

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A gift firm relocates its 120-strong workforce to a new site after its headquarters burned down.

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Drug detection dog searches are taking place to prevent people having drinks spiked.

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Community News

Cost of Living Rising!

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.

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.

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

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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