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  • New metal tree sculpture is unveiled in Billericay

    October 21, 2017 9:00 AM

    Billericay’s diverse history has been captured for posterity in an eye-catching, metal art installation in Billericay High Street. Commissioned by Bennetts Funerals, the Heritage Tree has been installed on the outside wall of the company’s office, the Old School House, near the High Street and Stock Road crossroads, where it will act as a focal gateway

  • M4 crash driver, 66, dies

    October 21, 2017 8:07 AM

    The 66-year-old was driving a black BMW 520D, which hit the central reservation of the M4 between junctions 16 and 17 at around 3.40pm on Friday. He was taken to Bristol Royal Infirmary by air ambulance but later died, police said today. Police, Highways England, South Western Ambulance Service, the Great Western Air Ambulance and fire crews from Swindon

  • Revealed: This is how much potholes cost in North Yorkshire

    October 21, 2017 8:00 AM 5

    DRIVERS in North Yorkshire reported 9,403 potholes to local authorities last year. Research provided by price comparison website confused.com found this cost councils £714,997 as they fixed the holes totalling 376m in depth. A total of 92,894 potholes were reported to the region’s councils in 2016. Each local authority was asked for the minimum depth

  • Plan to build apartment block in Chapeltown Road, Bromley Cross, next to Turton School

    October 21, 2017 5:03 AM

    A NEW apartment block could be built next to a school in Bromley Cross. Plans have been submitted to Bolton Council to tear down the offices of J D Electrical Contractors, next to Turton School, and built 12 flats in their place. The company is due to relocate from Chapeltown Road to a new custom-built premises. The applicant, The Vault Dawn Pension

  • Children don their pyjamas to raise money to help poorly children at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

    October 21, 2017 5:03 AM

    YOUNGSTERS and staff rolled out of bed and straight into nursery still in their onesies and pyjamas — all for a good cause. Little Angels Nursery in Crompton Way held a special fundraising event where children, for one day only, could attend in their night clothes in support of Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. They paid a donation of a £1, although

  • Parents warned about flammable costumes

    October 21, 2017 5:00 AM

    PARENTS are being urged to ensure they are shopping with responsible retailers in the run-up to Halloween. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is warning people of the potential danger after Claudia Winkleman’s daughter was badly burnt in 2014 when her costume caught fire. RoSPA has been testing a new standard for the flammability of children’s

  • Wise old owls will provide the fun this half-term

    October 21, 2017 5:00 AM

    FEATHERED friends will be keeping fear at bay during the spooky season at Beningbrough Hall this half-term. Visitors to the National Trust mansion north of York will be able to don a special owl mask and go on a owl-themed art trail in its gardens to find 14 owl sculptures. They will also be able to book a place on a twilight nature walk to find real-life

  • Handyman Alan Pollard faces jail over dealing gay sex drugs

    October 21, 2017 4:00 AM

    A CRYSTAL meth addict who became a drug dealer to fund his habit faces jail. Alan Pollard, 28, sold gay sex drugs crystal meth and GBL from his home in Montague Street, Brighton, to fund his eight year addiction to the drugs. Pollard pleaded guilty to all four charges against him at Lewes Crown Court. Judge Charles Kemp warned Pollard he should expect

  • Storm Brian: UK braced for gale-force winds and disruption

    October 21, 2017 3:04 AM 16

    The UK is facing gale-force winds and possible flooding from Storm Brian - days after three people died in Ireland in the aftermath of Hurricane Ophelia. Gusts of up to 70mph are predicted from Saturday morning, with forecasters warning of the potential for flooding, power cuts and transport disruption. It comes after three people were killed and hundreds

  • Ferry captain aids pregnant mother in English Channel birth

    October 21, 2017 3:02 AM

    THE captain of a Newhaven to Dieppe ferry sprung to the aid of a passenger who went into labour midway across the English Channel. Côte D’Albatre senior captain Matthias Bidet helped Sukurat Adeola Abdul Salam give birth to Mustafa at 3.50am just as the ferry passed the Dieppe breakwater. M. Bidet said: “The ship was one and a half hours from Dieppe