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Bulky waste collections to resume

01 May 2020
Bulky waste collections to resume

Bulky waste collections from people's homes will resume as tips remain closed.

Beach dog ban starts despite lockdown plea

01 May 2020
Beach dog ban starts despite lockdown plea

Dogs will be banned from most beaches for the next four months despite owners urging councils to relax seasonal restrictions during lockdown.

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New vegan hotel with rooftop terrace to open

28 April 2020
New vegan hotel with rooftop terrace to open

Plans to open a new vegan hotel and restaurant with a rooftop terrace have been approved.

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Fears for animal rescue centre as costs mount

27 April 2020
Fears for animal rescue centre as costs mount

A pet rescue centre has launched an appeal for donations to help care for animals during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Maternity probe to examine decade of baby deaths

27 April 2020
Maternity probe to examine decade of baby deaths

An independent review into a hospital baby death scandal has started with help from people who worked on the Hillsborough investigation.

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Top chef's café plan for former village store

19 April 2020
Top chef's café plan for former village store

A chef is planning to open a new café-restaurant in the former premises of a village store.

Fundraiser to help heartbroken dad of twins

18 April 2020
Fundraiser to help heartbroken dad of twins

A fundraiser has been set up to help a dad at risk of losing his home due to a bitter divorce bid by his estranged wife who killed their children.

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'Don't let lockdown be an excuse to drink'

18 April 2020
'Don't let lockdown be an excuse to drink'

An ex-alcoholic who almost died at the age of 22 is warning other addicts not to use isolation as an excuse to fall off the wagon.

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Killer mum's divorce bid could cost grieving dad his home

17 April 2020
Killer mum's divorce bid could cost grieving dad his home

A mum who killed her own children has launched a divorce battle against their grieving father which could see him lose his home.

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Two-day theme park festival postponed

16 April 2020
Two-day theme park festival postponed

A festival set to feature Fatboy Slim and Madness has been postponed until next year.

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Make-up and hair dryer swiped from house

16 April 2020
Make-up and hair dryer swiped from house

Cosmetics, a hair dryer and a set of straighteners are among the items stolen during a burglary at a house.

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Plan to open children's theatre at soft play centre

16 April 2020
Plan to open children's theatre at soft play centre

Plans to open a children's theatre next to a soft play centre have been submitted to council planners.

Community jumps into action to help NHS workers

12 April 2020
Community jumps into action to help NHS workers

People are hard at work making PPE masks, washable scrub bags or raising money to help frontline workers during the Covid-19 crisis.

Rapper 'was struggling with isolation' before fatal fall

10 April 2020
Rapper 'was struggling with isolation' before fatal fall

The brother of a man who died after falling from a third-storey window said he had been struggling with depression and isolation.

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Grandfather dies after 10-day battle with coronavirus

10 April 2020
Grandfather dies after 10-day battle with coronavirus

The family of a grandfather who died after contracting Covid-19 are raising money for the 'amazing' NHS staff that cared for him.

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NHS worker's contaminated boots stolen from outside house

09 April 2020
NHS worker's contaminated boots stolen from outside house

A thief has stolen two pairs of shoes from outside the house of an NHS worker helping patients on a Covid-19 ward.

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Life support switched off after third-storey fall

09 April 2020
Life support switched off after third-storey fall

The life support machine of a man who fell from a third-storey window has been switched off.

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Fundraiser for tablets so patients can 'say goodbye to loved ones'

08 April 2020
Fundraiser for tablets so patients can 'say goodbye to loved ones'

A builder has launched a fundraiser to buy tablets for isolated patients and people in care homes so they can see their loved ones.

Expected boom in birth of feral kittens

06 April 2020
Expected boom in birth of feral kittens

A cat charity warns that with neutering on hold during the Covid-19 pandemic there could be an increase in kittens born in the wild.

Sweethearts celebrate 70th wedding anniversary in self-isolation

06 April 2020
Sweethearts celebrate 70th wedding anniversary in self-isolation

A couple from Kent who have been lovingly married for more than seven decades celebrated their platinum anniversary alone due to Covid-19.

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