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People are heeding the advice to stay home to keep pressure off the NHS - and it's working, says adviser.

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The US president says he is confident American hospitals will have enough ventilators to cope.

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Ministers say the vouchers could be available to families in England as early as Tuesday afternoon.

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The test could help diagnose tumours sooner, often before any symptoms, scientists hope.

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The four bodies found at the country property are believed to be members of the same family.

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The Horticultural Trades Association says many producers could go bust because of the coronavirus.

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The US has seen its cases spike dramatically in recent days and these graphs show what could be in store.

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Aviation services companies are calling on the government for urgent assistance due to the pandemic.

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As many childcare providers close their doors, key workers with young children tell the BBC they are "stuck".

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Foreign Office to work with airlines to get tens of thousands home - and spend 75m on other charter flights.

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The UK is due to stop following EU rules by the end of 2020 but a group of MEPs say the date should be pushed back.

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Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish says he is "deeply embarrassed" after being pictured at the scene of a car accident on Sunday.

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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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