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Ella Needs A Home….


From the Rayleigh Cat Protection website: Ella has been looking for a new home for 6 weeks now – and we’re determined to find her one! Ella is a lovely, sociable, friendly cat and has come into our care after a child in her previous home developed an allergy to her. Ella is 6 years old but her vet thinks…
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Haltern Tragedy

Some readers may remember when the District Council took an active role in twinning with the town of Haltern, in Germany. One of the highlights was the visit of two German minesweepers to Baltic Wharf on Wallasea Island. Today we have heard the distressing news that sixteen teenagers and two teachers from Haltern were amongst those killed in the Germanwings…
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Thinking Neighbourly

One of our regulars contacted us today – she’d had some sad news. Someone that she knew purely online has died. Unfortunately it is one of those very sad cases where the deceased lay undiscovered in his flat for, it’s thought, around 3 weeks. He was only discovered when another poster on the online board got really worried because he…
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Holocaust Day 2015

From the District Council website:     Holocaust Memorial Day 2015   Date:  Tuesday, 27 January 2015 – 12:30pm   To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 Rochford District Council will be holding a public service at the Memorial to Victims of Persecution Bellingham Lane, Rayleigh followed by a short film and reading in The Mill Arts and Events Centre on…
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