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  • 'Don't interrupt me!' John Redwood shreds Campbell for 'falsifying' Brexit in heated clash

    October 20, 2017 6:04 AM 18

    ALASTAIR CAMPBELL was shredded live on air as a Tory MP told him he was spending all his time trying to “re-run Project Fear” in rejection of the Brexit referendum. Brexiteer John Redwood accused Tony Blair’s former spokesman of “once being a spin doctor, always being a spin doctor” and said he was spreading “falsities” about the UK leaving the European

  • Popular student bar may be closing

    October 20, 2017 6:00 AM 6

    Residents are concerned over the future of a popular bar, which they fear is closing down. Varsity Bar, in Maitland House, Warrior Square, Southend, was reportedly last seen open last weekend. The Echo spoke to Pat Walker, who is the agent for Varsity Bar. He said the owners have not confirmed with him what to do with their lease. He also confirmed the bar is not up for sale. Mike Gray, from Dedman

  • Aerial view of Locarno is a Swindon Camera Club stunner

    October 20, 2017 5:34 AM 8

    APRIL Fitchett-Jones leads the way in our quest for unusual pictures of buildings in and around Swindon from our camera club members. Her stunning view of the Locarno ballroom is one we think will attract a lot of comment. Don’t forget to leave your name, location, and a daytime phone number. See our Facebook group page here for more pictures and to share

  • BREAKING: Commuters face travel CHAOS across London and Surrey after signal fault

    October 20, 2017 5:05 AM 12

    Services running through Norwood Junction, Croydon, may be cancelled or disrupted as maintenance teams rush to fix the system. Commuters using Southern trains across south London and Surrey will face major delays to their journey. National Rail (NR) also confirmed London Overground trains between West Croydon and Highbury and Islington and Thameslink

  • High Lawn Primary School uses Harvest Festival to support Urban Outreach

    October 20, 2017 5:03 AM 6

    A DOUBLE tradition has been upheld by youngsters at a Sharples school. As well as celebrating their annual Harvest Festival, pupils at High Lawn Primary School have once again supported a Bolton homeless charity. A special assembly was held to mark the occasion with a talk by David Bagley of the charity Urban Outreach, along with songs and readings

  • REVEALED: When plan for first 112 homes at Horwich Loco Works will be decided

    October 20, 2017 5:03 AM 8

    THE plan for the first 112 homes at the Horwich Loco Works will be going to committee in November. Bellway Homes submitted the application to Bolton Council in July after the full 1,700-home Rivington Chase scheme was given the green light last year. But Horwich councillors and residents objected to the plans, raising concerns about issues including

  • Construction work starts on new community centre

    October 20, 2017 4:57 AM 5

    CONSTRUCTION of a new community centre is now underway at Sovereign Harbour in Eastbourne. Councillors gathered at the site, between Pevensey Bay Road and Harbour Quay on the western side of the new Sovereign Harbour Innovation Park, to mark the start of the development. The new community centre will comprise a large main hall with double height space

  • Stunning WAG reveals public romps in X-rated confession

    October 20, 2017 4:27 AM 13

    Dries Mertens held talks with four of England’s top clubs before ultimately deciding to stay at Napoli. And Premier League fans will be even more gutted when they realise they missed out seeing his stunning WAG, Kat Kerkhofs. The stunning blonde Belgian works as a programme creator and also posts raunchy pictures of herself on Instagram for her 130,000 followers

  • Revamp of the historic Assembly Rooms is complete

    October 20, 2017 4:00 AM 6

    AN 18th Century building in York will reopen today following a £400,000 renovation. The Assembly Rooms in Blake Street first opened in 1735, and is home to the Ask restaurant. It had to close for urgent repairs to the ceiling. York Conservation Trust, which owns the building, has paid for the refurbishment, and chief executive Philip Thake said he was immensely

  • On the prowl! Claudia Schiffer, 47, goes casual chic in a leopard-patterned scarf and blue midi dress while out in New York

    October 20, 2017 2:55 AM 5

    And Claudia Schiffer looked stunning as she sported a beautiful fall ensemble while out and about in New York City on Thursday. The 90s supermodel, 47, was all smiles after her shopping spree at the Isabel Marant store in Manhattan. Claudia embraced the autumn season in a maxi long-sleeve blue dress, that also feature striped designs. The model added