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Ed Smith scaled a Thai mountain to a vista he could not see, to mimic his blind sister's world.

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The victim was punched, kicked and stamped on in a violent and unprovoked attack, police say.

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Alex Belfield is convicted of stalking four people online but cleared of stalking four others.

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The nasal spray Naloxone counters the effects of overdoses from drugs like heroin.

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The mother of a teenage stabbing victim asks whether more could have been done to prevent the killing.

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The attacker was driven to the town by social workers on the day of the killing, the court hears.

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Alfred Rouse was hanged after the body of an unidentified man was found in his burnt out car in 1930.

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Tom Prest smashes 181 as Hampshire hammer Kent, while Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northants, Gloucestershire, Middlesex and Sussex also win.

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Grimsby snatch a late equaliser to pick up their first point back in the English Football League with a 1-1 draw against Northampton at Blundell Park.

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George Miller, 75, becomes the oldest Commonwealth Games gold medallist as Scotland defeat Wales in the final of the B2/B3 mixed pairs bowls.

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Kent's Ollie Robinson hits the One-Day Cup's first double century and there are five other hundreds on the opening day of the 2022 competition.

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Maisie Summers-Newton wins Commonwealth gold for England in the women's 100m breaststroke SB6, with compatriot Grace Harvey claiming silver.

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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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