NEWS DIGEST 31.08.2021: Empty homes should be given to the homeless, East London’s Future Youth Zone starts up

Good morning. Today’s news comes from InYourArea. New research shows Brits believe almost 300,000 empty houses across the UK should be used for tackling homelessness. Property buyers GoodMove revealed the number of empty houses there are in the UK. As … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 31.08.2021: Empty homes should be given to the homeless, East London’s Future Youth Zone starts up

NEWS DIGEST 30.08.2021: Cheap room rents near London, B&D furniture shop owners fined for flytipping

Good morning and wishing our UK-based readers a very relaxed Bank Holiday Monday today. Your news for this morning comes from InYourArea. House and flat sharing site SpareRoom has released an affordability guide for places you can rent in the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 30.08.2021: Cheap room rents near London, B&D furniture shop owners fined for flytipping

NEWS DIGEST 05.12.2020: Curious squirrels pose for photos, while a jet engine smashes records

Good morning. Today’s News Digest comes to you via Facebook. A group of residents in the English town of Romford, Essex county have launched a website petitioning for the development of the ‘Rom Yard’, a patch of disused land alongside … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 05.12.2020: Curious squirrels pose for photos, while a jet engine smashes records

NEWS DIGEST 16.08.2020: MV Wakashio disaster fallout, as UK’s Marlow reaps its blessings

  This morning’s News Digest comes from Facebook. The Guardian, a UK liberal-leaning broadsheet, has reported that despite the Bank of England’s new governor, Andrew Bailey, stating that the UK did better than expected economically during the pandemic, his analysis … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 16.08.2020: MV Wakashio disaster fallout, as UK’s Marlow reaps its blessings

NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories

  Today’s bulletin comes courtesy of our Twitter-oriented ‘HEM Newsbreakers’ list. Indian Bollywood actor Amit Sadh, star of web series Breathe Into The Shadows, has gone in for coronavirus testing after his co-star Abhishek Bachchan came out positive, the Hindustan … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories

NEWS DIGEST 24.04.2020: Trump’s coronavirus bleach cure lambasted by doctors

  Today’s news digest is brought to you via Google News services. American president Donald Trump has come under fire from the medical community after suggesting that using bleach and blasts of ultraviolet light to cure people of coronavirus, with … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 24.04.2020: Trump’s coronavirus bleach cure lambasted by doctors

SOLIHULL REMEMBERS: Special exhibition on town’s World War soldiers launched

Solihull – VIJAY SHAH via DAVID IRWIN and BirminghamLive The central England town of Solihull, which lies close to the major city of Birmingham, has launched a World War I historical exhibition to commemorate the locals who gave their lives and who fought gallantly in the ‘Great War’, which saw its centenary last year. The exhibition will feature tales of an underage soldier, a recipient of the Victoria Cross, and two soldier siblings who perished within two hours of each other on the gloomy battlefields of continental Europe. An under-age soldier, Victoria Cross winner and 2 brothers who died within … Continue reading SOLIHULL REMEMBERS: Special exhibition on town’s World War soldiers launched