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April 17, 2018 12:40 PM Row erupts over air quality in Rochford

A ROW has erupted over claims air pollution levels in some parts of Rochford and Rayleigh are above the legal limit - and dangerous to residents. A £1,080 study into air quality, funded by 13 concerned members of the Rochford District Residents party, the Green Party and the Liberal Democrats, found areas of Spa Road and Main Road in Hockley breaching 8

April 17, 2018 11:02 AM Council-owned PPS appoints two new directors

THE council-owned company behind Swindon’s successful ventures into solar power and renewable energy has welcomed new members of staff. Public Power Solutions, the wholly-owned company of Swindon Borough Council, has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board. Janine Freeman and Dr Jeffrey Hardy have been praised in high terms by PPS bosses 7

April 16, 2018 12:36 PM Channel 4 sets guidelines for bids for new national headquarters

Channel 4 has laid out guidelines for cities hoping to host the broadcaster’s new national headquarters or one of two new creative hubs. The channel plans to move 300 of its 800 staff out of the capital and will open three new sites in the nations and regions. It will also increase spending on productions in the nations and regions from 35% to 50% of main channel 4

April 16, 2018 12:13 PM East Sussex man becomes millionaire in EuroMillions game

A lucky mystery winner has scooped the life-changing prize of £1,000,000 in the EuroMillions game. The winner, known only as Mr. A from east Sussex, has become a millionaire through the EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker draw on April 6 2018. Mr. A played EuroMillions through national-lottery.co.uk and has become one of over 8 million players that win each week on The National

April 16, 2018 12:01 PM GWH nurses set midday deadline in new bid to tackle bed blocking

NURSES will be assessed on how many of their patients are dressed by lunchtime. It is part of a bid to end so-called "pyjama paralysis" - and tackle bed blocking delays. Hospital chiefs say that staying in hospital gowns or pyjamas all day can end up making people feel more unwell. Great Western Hospital is taking part in a national scheme, #EndPJParalysis

April 14, 2018 3:03 AM ‘Huge Explosions’ in Damascus as AIRSTRIKES fall on Syria after Donald Trump announcement

LOUD blasts have been heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus following airstrikes by US, UK and France in a co-ordinated response to a suspected chemical attack by the Assad regime. In an address from the White House Donald Trump said: “A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical 13

April 13, 2018 1:55 PM Woodland sculptures on show at Rievaulx

RIEVAULX Terrace near Helmsley is hosting a "truly natural" sculpture exhibition from this weekend. The National Trust site near Helmsley is hosting "Inspired by Nature". The exhibition features the work of chainsaw artist Simon Archer and runs from Saturday, April 14 until Sunday, June 10. The 20 pieces on display include owls hiding in the nook of a tree, giant 6

April 13, 2018 11:04 AM York CEOs to sleep on the streets

TWO York businessman are planning to sleep rough to raise awareness of homelessness. The CEO Sleepout, which takes place on Monday, April 16, will see business people from across York sleeping under the stars. They are aiming to raise more than £50,000 to help combat poverty and homelessness across the city. According to research published earlier this year, 29 rough 9

April 12, 2018 12:29 PM Will Harry, Granny or The Gruffalo be top?

CHILDREN’S favourites like the Harry Potter series and The Gruffalo are odds on to top the list of Swindon youngsters’ best reads. Librarians in the town are working with the National Literacy Trust to come up with Swindon’s 100 favourite children’s books. Launched on World Book Day last month, families have just two weeks left to submit their favourites 1

April 10, 2018 3:03 PM Police looking for missing teenage Vietnamese national

Hoang Nguyen, 16, was last seen at his home in Portslade around 10pm on Friday, March 16, and is believed to have left the property around 6am the following day. Officers are concerned for Hoang, a Vietnamese national, as he speaks limited English and is not believed to have access to money. He is described as Asian, about 5’4”, of slim build, with short 7