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Solar panel grants available

Monday, August 1st, 2005

Extra grants available for fitting solar panels for domestic hot water. Clearskies already offer a £400 grant. Now Southend Borough Council are offering a further £1100. Get in quick before they change their minds! Telephone 0800 096 6356

Tornado in Birmingham

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

Birmingham suffered a tornado which injured 19 people and caused extensive damage to property. See BBC report.

Torrential rain in Mumbai

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

Torrential rain has fallen in Mumbai, killing at least 500 people. Some 26 inches fell in 24 hours, the heaviest rain ever to fall on the city. Compare this to the annual average of about 20 inches in Southend. See BBC report.