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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement comes a week before a summit with South Korea.

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One of the world's biggest dance music stars has died in Oman, his representatives say.

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A man wanted over the Hither Green break-in where an intruder was killed is held by police.

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Allison Mack pleads not guilty to recruiting women into the sexual and labour exploitation group Nxium.

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American Joe Hill thought a Facebook group for Jersey, the Channel Island, was for New Jersey.

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The prime minister says people who were treated unfairly will receive payments "where appropriate".

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A football club says it is "truly shocked" after a car collided with a group by the pitch.

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Hundreds of jet engines will be checked worldwide following the Southwest Airlines mid-air accident.

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The variety of rocks on the beach at Dunbar makes it a paradise for stone stackers

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Fifteen military airfields used by private pilots are due to be sold off, a group of MPs say.

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The Campaign for Real Ale could start promoting other beers and ciders - and not just real ales.

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The anti-dog fouling scheme, dubbed Doodoowatch, was created by locals in a Cambridgeshire village.

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Community News

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Battersea community.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Turning unsettled next week. Darren Bett has the latest long range forecast.

Flooding rain expected in Sri Lanka and southern India as a low pressure system intensifies. Chris Fawkes has the latest forecast for the region.

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