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Father and son prosecuted for illegal gas work

A father and son from Crewe have been prosecuted for their involvement in carrying out illegal gas work. Peter Cavanagh, 57, and his son Shane, 24, both of Oak Tree Close and trading as Gas Master, were involved in the installation of central heating in a flat in Swan Mews, Market Drayton, between October 2011 […]

Repairs contract axed after gas leak

A London council and one of its contractors have ended a £50 million repairs contract following a ‘serious’ safety breach.   Southwark Council and Breyer Group agreed to ‘mutually conclude’ the deal after a gas leak in a block of flats. The incident at Draper House in Elephant and Castle, which resulted in one female […]

St Ives woman dies of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

A woman has died in a suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in west Cornwall, the county’s fire service has said. Three dogs also died at the property in Bedford Road in St Ives. Firefighters were called at 08:45 GMT. Police, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service and the Health and Safety Executive are now carrying out an […]

Liverpool City Council plans to cut 150 jobs and close services

Proposals to cut about 150 jobs have been announced by Liverpool City Council as it tries to save £32m from next year’s budget. Grants to organisations providing social care will be withdrawn and some voluntary groups will lose part or all of their funding under the proposals. The city council is yet to decide on […]

CORGI sponsors Charity Golf Day

CORGI Technical Services are sponsoring a hole at the Charity Golf Day being organised by the Haverbury Housing Partnership on Tuesday 18th September. The event is raising money for Focus 12, the MS Society, REACH Projects and Haverhill Gateway Club and more details can be obtained from the organisers.