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Family Of Tragic Schoolgirl Killed In Minibus Crash Pay Tribute To Their “Beautiful” Daughter

July 11, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Holly Brown was killed instantly when the 12-ton truck ploughed into the side of the minibus on a dual carriageway.

The Jack Newton Radio, by Jon Lawrence

July 11, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

This thought-provoking and poignant novel from author Jon Lawrence is a touching meditation on the nature of love and grief as well as a page-turning read in its own right. The eccentric (some might say ‘difficult’) central character is septuagenarian Anwyn Jones, whose Miss Marple-esque ‘sweet little old lady’ appearance is at odds with her…

An Idiot in Marriage by David Jester

July 11, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

This hilarious novel from best-selling author David Jester will have readers laughing out loud and squirming in discomfort in equal measure. A sequel to Jester’s An Idiot in Love, released last year, An Idiot in Marriage is a no-holds-barred account of the trials and tribulations of hapless Kieran McCall, a man who has somehow found…

21-Year-Old Dies From Bloody Clot After Reaction With Cotraceptive Pill

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Abbey Parkes started taking Logynon at the advice of her GP six years ago after suffering dramatic mood swings during her periods.

Why the self-employed need better access to financial products

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

One of the biggest issues facing the self-employed is the volatile nature of their income. In certain sectors a steady amount of revenue can’t be guaranteed. Depending on the sector they work in incomes can be inconsistent and affected by a number of factors. This inconsistency can make access to financial services and an ability…

Five-Year-Old Given Nine Months To Live After Brain Tumour Diagnosis When Taken To Opticians Thinking He Needed Glasses

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Little Daniel Downing went for his first eye test with mum Stephanie who thought he had a normal problem with his eyesight.

Police Left “Sorry We Missed You” Note After Discovering Cannabis Plantation

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Officers discovered the haul of plants in woods and jokingly left a message for the criminals.

WATCH : Motorcyclist Rides On Busy Road – With Three Dogs Happily Sat Beside Him

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

The hilarious video shows the man speeding along the motorway with two pooches perched precariously behind him – without a belt or strap to hold them on.

Artist Creates Stunning Watercolour Paintings Despite Being Blind

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

John Mitchell, 58, developed a love for landscapes and geometric shapes in his 30s but was forced to put his canvas down when he developed a mystery illness.

Devastated Dad Appeals For The Bracelet That Contains His Dads Ashes To Be Returned After Theft

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Chavez Robinson, 21, said the bracelet was of “massive sentimental value” and the “most treasured” item he owned.

90-Year-Old Woman Could Be World’s Oldest Rapper!

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Nonagenarian rapper Joy P is hoping to make it into the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s oldest rapper.

Teen Killer Jailed For Deliberately Ramming Into Traffic Warden

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Michael Johnson, 18, smashed into the warden and left him sprawled on the floor.

Elderly are the fastest growing demographic of iGamers

July 10, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

The clock strikes 8am and Oscar lays in bed awake. He wonders why to bother getting up, other than mere routine. The 80-year-old stands up and makes his way to the kitchen. The sound of the coffee pot brewing is the only sound echoing through the house. It’s been three years since his wife has…

Dad Slams Housing Association For Forcing Him To Share A Bedroom With His Daughter For Eight Years

July 7, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Michael O’Sullivan, 55, and Honey, ten, have spent seven years on a housing waiting list and are desperate to give Honey the space and privacy she needs growing up.

Disabled Pensioner Handed £800 First Class Train Tickets Because His Wheelchair Won’t Fit On National Express Coaches

July 7, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Robert Light, 75, was given the luxury tickets after he blasted coach company over claims its coaches aren’t equipped for the disabled, because his motorised chair won’t fit

Former Army Combat Medic Makes Emotional Plea For People To Learn First Aid After Giving Dying Man CPR For More Than An Hour

July 7, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Tearful Richard Howman, 41, was on his way to work when he came across a horror smash at a crossroads involving a motorcyclist and a tractor.

Make Yours A Party To Remember

July 7, 2017 | by | 0 Comments

Whenever you host a party, you want people to remember it. But that’s not always easily achieved, especially if you’re part of a sociable group where there are lots of parties going on. So, what can you do to make yours stand out from the crowd and ensure that it sticks in people’s minds as a…