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Third member of Snapchat burglary gang jailed

Third member of Snapchat burglary gang jailed

03 December 2021

A court has heard how a gang member took part in a burglary crime spree and robbed a taxi driver while wielding a samurai sword.

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£2m boost for divisive seafront development

£2m boost for divisive seafront development

03 December 2021

A scheme for 150 new homes, leisure centre and open spaces along the coast has received a £2 million cash boost by central government.

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Another push on vaccines as volunteers are praised for work

Another push on vaccines as volunteers are praised for work

02 December 2021

More than 15,000 hours of unpaid time have been given at a community hub to support the effort of delivering the life-saving jabs.

Activists want council to 'see sense' over seafront development

Activists want council to 'see sense' over seafront development

02 December 2021

Two protests were held over plans to develop along the coast, including one scheme which will see 150 houses and a swimming pool built.

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'This requires global solutions'

'This requires global solutions'

01 December 2021

The Home Secretary is meeting her Italian counterpart to discuss illegal immigration after last week's mass deaths.

'27 people drowned and I laughed'

'27 people drowned and I laughed'

01 December 2021

The deaths of 27 men, women and children willing to risk everything was the worst Channel tragedy yet, but not everyone saw it that way.

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Mourners hold vigil for 27 drowned in Channel tragedy

Mourners hold vigil for 27 drowned in Channel tragedy

29 November 2021

People in a seaside town have staged a vigil to remember those who were drowned when a small boat capsized in the Channel last week.

'No one should have to spend Christmas alone'

'No one should have to spend Christmas alone'

29 November 2021

Money has been raised so that volunteers can stage a Christmas party for young care leavers who may have otherwise spent the big day alone.

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'They have blood on their hands...'

'They have blood on their hands...'

27 November 2021

An 'emergency' protest will take place today demanding 'safe passage' for asylum seekers after 28 people lost their lives trying to reach the UK.

Student, 24, hoping to join fiance named as first Channel victim

Student, 24, hoping to join fiance named as first Channel victim

26 November 2021

A 24-year-old hoping to join her fiance for a new life in Britain has been named as the first victim of the Channel crossings tragedy.

Could office in northern France hold key to refugee crisis?

Could office in northern France hold key to refugee crisis?

26 November 2021

A politician has urged the government to use offices in northern France to allow refugees to apply for UK visas.

Hundreds to march on Downing Street after Channel tragedy

Hundreds to march on Downing Street after Channel tragedy

25 November 2021

A protest is set to take place outside Downing Street on Saturday after a tragedy saw dozens of asylum seekers drowned while crossing the Channel.

'Even mass deaths won't stop them'

'Even mass deaths won't stop them'

25 November 2021

A pro-refugee group stresses that asylum seekers have not been deterred by yesterday's mass drowning, with more people arriving today.

'Act quickly or we will see another asylum seeker tragedy'

'Act quickly or we will see another asylum seeker tragedy'

25 November 2021

Refugee campaigners say the government must act swiftly to halt the number of would-be asylum seekers trying to reach the UK.

More asylum seekers attempt crossing just hours after deadliest day

More asylum seekers attempt crossing just hours after deadliest day

25 November 2021

It is understood at least two boats carrying people seeking asylum have attempted the crossing the day after dozens of people died in the Channel.

Tragedy in the Channel - the narrow sea that continues to claim lives

Tragedy in the Channel - the narrow sea that continues to claim lives

25 November 2021

Since the start of last year, more than 30,000 people have risked death crossing to the UK aboard dinghies, kayaks and other small boats.

Calls for UK police to mount joint patrols with French to stop crossings

Calls for UK police to mount joint patrols with French to stop crossings

25 November 2021

Joint police patrols on the French Channel coast have been proposed to help prevent asylum seekers attempting to cross the Channel.

More than 30 dead in Channel tragedy

More than 30 dead in Channel tragedy

24 November 2021

A major rescue operation is underway in the Channel after more than 30 people drowned, with five women and a child among the dead.

Farage could be back over Channel crossings

Farage could be back over Channel crossings

23 November 2021

Nigel Farage has not ruled out a return to the political frontline over the issue of spiralling channel crossings.

'Other councils must help with child asylum seekers'

'Other councils must help with child asylum seekers'

22 November 2021

A dispersal scheme that sees asylum seeker children transferred into the care of councils across the country is slowing, a councillor has warned.

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