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Lifeboats called to find missing child at beach

14 April 2024
Lifeboats called to find missing child at beach

RNLI and Coastguard crews were launched to help find a missing child at the beach.

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Person treated by paramedics after garage blaze

14 April 2024
Person treated by paramedics after garage blaze

Firefighters spent hours tackling a blaze after it broke out in a garage.

Removal of masts on shipwreck filled with bombs to start within next year

14 April 2024
Removal of masts on shipwreck filled with bombs to start within next year

Following years of delays, the removal of masts on a sunken war ship filled with explosives is set to begin in the next 12 months.

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Homeless charity fundraising to buy ‘surplus’ building

13 April 2024
Homeless charity fundraising to buy ‘surplus’ building

A charity has hit out at the county council for not telling it the value of the building it uses to help those in need before it goes to auction.

Vacant Victorian pub to go up for auction

13 April 2024
Vacant Victorian pub to go up for auction

A pub that is earmarked to become flats and a micropub is set to go under the hammer with a guide price of more than £200k.

Thousands line streets for Vaisakhi festival

13 April 2024
Thousands line streets for Vaisakhi festival

Thousands of people have lined the streets as a colourful Sikh festival got under way.

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Road bike seized in anti-social crackdown

13 April 2024
Road bike seized in anti-social crackdown

A pit bike that was used illegally on playing fields has been seized by the police as part of a crackdown on anti-social behaviour in estates.

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‘Atrocious’ flytipping piles up near crematorium

13 April 2024
‘Atrocious’ flytipping piles up near crematorium

Fridges, a cooker, tyres and other household furniture have all been dumped in a country lane.

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Opposition as late TV star’s widower bids to build new house on estate

13 April 2024
Opposition as late TV star’s widower bids to build new house on estate

Plans to turn a security office in the grounds of the late Paul O’Grady’s estate into a house three times the size have been met with opposition.

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‘Moronic act could have burned down my showroom’

12 April 2024
‘Moronic act could have burned down my showroom’

The owner of a town centre furniture shop says 80 mattresses went up in smoke during a blaze that could be seen for miles.

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Care home extension plans submitted

12 April 2024
Care home extension plans submitted

Proposals for a two-storey extension for new bedrooms at a care home to tackle a shortfall of beds in the area have been submitted.

Work to start on M20 and M25 lay-bys

11 April 2024
Work to start on M20 and M25 lay-bys

More places for drivers to stop in an emergency are to be installed on smart motorways as part of a £900m project.

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Drug dealer with ‘far-reaching’ supply network jailed

10 April 2024
Drug dealer with ‘far-reaching’ supply network jailed

Footage has been shared of the moment a drug dealer was stopped by police who found a stab vest and phones with 9,296 messages sent to 150 contacts.

Lifeboat and helicopter scrambled to 'man overboard'

10 April 2024
Lifeboat and helicopter scrambled to 'man overboard'

RNLI and coastguard crews were called out to a “man overboard” signal but it turned out to be a false alarm.

Traveller group set up camp near shopping centre

10 April 2024
Traveller group set up camp near shopping centre

Residents have reported seeing several camper vans stationed in a privately owned car park near a shopping and leisure outlet.

£4.6m plans to replace 70-year-old gas pipe to island

10 April 2024
£4.6m plans to replace 70-year-old gas pipe to island

Pipes carrying an entire island’s gas supply from the mainland are to be replaced in an 18-month project.

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Town centre earmarked for redevelopment

10 April 2024
Town centre earmarked for redevelopment

The early ideas for the revamp of a town centre are being labelled as a ‘once in a generation opportunity’.

Gym giant opens new 24/7 branch

09 April 2024
Gym giant opens new 24/7 branch

A national gym chain has welcomed its members to its newest branch which has created nine new jobs.

Man committed sex act in amusement arcade

09 April 2024
Man committed sex act in amusement arcade

A man acted indecently in front of a woman while gaming in an amusement arcade, a court has heard.

More arrests in murder investigation

09 April 2024
More arrests in murder investigation

Two more men have been arrested by officers after a man in his 30s died following an alleged town centre assault.

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