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The good, the bad and downright cheeky: How cunning Brits are BEATING the hosepipe ban

More than 30 million people across the UK are facing hosepipe bans as temperatures continue to soar. The Isle of Man has had the ban in place since Friday, August 5, while Southern Water introduced it in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight yesterday. Southeast Water, which serves Kent and Sussex, will enforce the ban …

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Former Atlantic City, NJ, Strip Club Demolished

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for old adult entertainment establishments in South Jersey. Just a few days ago, we reported that the long-closed Les Gals Adult Entertainment Center on the Black Horse Pike in Williamstown, Gloucester County, got demolished. That place had been closed since the mid-2010s. Back then, it was listed for …

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Expert gardening advice available at Ag Progress Days Yard, Garden Area | News

Do you need advice on plant or pest problems? A team of Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences experts will be available for consultation in the Yard and Garden Area during Ag Progress Days, Aug. 9-11. Experts include Penn State Extension Master Gardeners, extension educators and specialists in horticulture, plant pathology and entomology. Master Gardeners …

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Rolls-Royce Power Systems records record order intake in the second quarter and significantly increases profit

Demand for products and solutions of Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems business remains very strong with continued record order intake in the first half. * At plus 53 percent, highest intake in company history * Profit rises to GBP119 million (EUR142 million*) in the first half of 2022 * Trading cash outflow GBP(76)m ((EUR90m)) reflects inventory increase …

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Maidstone residents slam house of multiple occupancy plans in Milton Street

Plans for a third house of multiple occupancy (HMO) on a busy road already plagued with parking problems have been met by fury for people living in the area. Proposals submitted to the local authority would see the derelict four-storey building in Milton Street, Maidstone, turned into three flats. Plans to turn a derelict house …

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Shipping firms are ‘acting like cartels’: Maersk predicts £25bn profits

Global shipping giant Maersk is predicting annual profits of £25billion – up £10billion from its first forecast – as critics accused the industry of ‘profiteering’ and contributing further to the crippling cost of living crisis. The Danish firm moves 12 million containers around the globe each year and it has seen the price it and …

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JCMG: The Monarchs are being threatened | Local News

It was announced last week by the International Union of Conservation of Nature that they had added the Monarch Butterfly to their red list of endangered species. With this announcement, many articles and news stories have appeared with dire predictions that there will be no more Monarch Butterflies. After quite a bit of research, let’s …

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Rooted in Oceana – Making Garden Stones | News

If gardens are the wardrobe for the outside of the home, then garden art is the jewelry. One piece of jewelry you can make at home is a garden stone. Listed below are the materials needed and step by step instructions. This project should be done outdoors in warm weather when there is no threat …

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Slide into San Antonio for mouthwatering eats and historic sites

When you think of San Antonio, you may immediately remember the Alamo. But in addition to that legendary Texas landmark, there’s so much more that makes this authentic city memorable. Awash in Old World charm and a melting pot of culture, San Antonio is also a kaleidoscope of history, food, art, and more. These eight …

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