Public Health England (PHE) East Midlands is reminding people across the region to take care of their health this Easter. As spring approaches PHE tends to see an increase in gastro-intestinal infections during holiday periods. These are often associated with activities such as … [Read more...] about Advice from Public Health England this Easter
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'Who voted for these homes?' SIR, I wonder if any of your readers are now, like myself, growing increasingly concerned about the amount of housing development currently underway in the city and close surrounding area. Virtually every major road in the area I drive through … [Read more...] about Wednesday’s letters, including: Who voted for these homes?
A CASH-STRAPPED council is handing out high-end Samsung Galaxy tablets in a bid to make sick pensioners SKYPE their carers instead of receiving a home visit.Up to 40 OAPs in Essex will be handed top-of-the-range 4G Samsung Galaxy tablets as part of the madcap scheme.Last night … [Read more...] about OAPs to be given Samsung Galaxy tablets to SKYPE carers after cash-strapped council scraps home visits
The small, dirty white truck is heavily laden with sacks of corn. The driver has to hit the accelerator hard if the vehicle is going to make it through the river to the opposite bank. As a precaution, around a dozen men are waiting behind the truck ready to push it if it gets … [Read more...] about Little help for displaced Nigerians returning home
A battle between the desert tortoise and the United States military has reached a détente in the sun-parched Mojave Desert of southern California. At issue was, as with most conflicts, territory. For years the tortoise and Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine … [Read more...] about US military saves desert tortoises through ‘re-homing’