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August 17, 2018 7:46 AM Councillor exchanging political swamp for Tough Mudder race this weekend

A COVINGHAM councillor used to Swindon’s political swamp is getting muddy for a good cause this weekend. Dale Heenan will take on the Tough Mudder at Badminton in aid of charity Open Door and Swindon Community Libraries Trust this weekend. He hopes to raise £1,000 towards the cost of opening a new café at Liden Library, which was handed over to the trust 5

August 17, 2018 7:00 AM Alex gets meningitis and a place at Oxford

A TEENAGER accepted into Oxford University received his results in a hospital bed after contracting meningitis. Alex Clarke, who studied at Westcliff High School for Boys, was hoping to attend the school to pick up his results. Instead the 18-year-old found himself in a hospital bed at Royal Cornwall in Truro after coming down with the potential deadly 5

August 15, 2018 4:01 PM ON THE GRAPEVINE: And the winner is.... award winning wines

Sometimes what you’re looking for is right under your nose. And if you’re looking for a world-class wine, chances are, it’s in a supermarket near you. No matter your budget or favourite style, the good news is, judges at two major international wine awards - namely the International Wine Challenge (IWC) and the International Wine and Spirits Competition 7

August 15, 2018 4:00 PM York College twins Adam and Ben Quilter face the music on A-level results day

THOUSANDS of students from across York, North and East Yorkshire will get their A-Level results tomorrow. Among them are musical twins Adam and Ben Quilter who are looking forward to taking up places at two of London’s top conservatoires. Trombonist Adam and his drummer brother Ben, are going on to study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity 5

August 14, 2018 4:31 PM Shop refused permission to sell alcohol after owner 'misled' committee

But members of the licensing committee felt Mr Khan had not been honest with them about his connections with the former owner of the shop. Cllr Madeline Murray, chairman of the panel, told the meeting: “The application for a premises licence has been refused on the grounds the committee is not confident the applicant would promote any of the four licensing 7

August 3, 2018 2:34 AM Drake releases music video for In My Feelings

The video begins with Drake standing on the front lawn at the home of Keke, his love interest from the track, before being told to leave by her mother. Shiggy, the comedian who helped start the In My Feelings dance craze, also makes an appearance as a personal assistant. The video ends with a montage of some of the celebrities – including Will Smith 8

August 2, 2018 3:24 AM Drake announces imminent release date for In My Feelings music video

The music video for Drake’s latest hit single will be released on Thursday. In My Feelings has sparked a worldwide dance craze which has been attempted by stars including Will Smith, Kevin Hart, Ciara and Drake himself. The challenge was started by Instagram comedian Shiggy, who posted a video of himself dancing in the street to the track. The Canadian 11

August 1, 2018 12:18 AM Police chief slams two-faced liberals who fuel drugs trade

BRITAIN’S top police officer yesterday joined a growing chorus of senior figures to condemn certain middle class people who regard cocaine use as a victimless crime. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick criticised people who think nothing of snorting cocaine even though it fuels street violence. A surge in knife and gun crime in the capital 10

July 26, 2018 3:51 PM Southend friends walk marathon for cancer awareness

A MAN who lost his father to prostate cancer has raised £1,600 for charity after taking part in a 26.2-mile walk. Friends and Southend United fans Bob Mays and Jim Harrington, 61, took part in the Men v Prostate Cancer walk from St Albans Football Club to Wembley Arena to raise awareness of the most common cancer in men. They joined 73 other walkers 10

July 25, 2018 5:01 AM Former Bolton schoolboy John Mather writes book about his Lake District swims

Challenging Waters, The Diary of a Lake District Swimmer. is available through his website www.johncmatherbooks.co. The former Canon Slade pupil, who now lives in Carlilse, said: "The challenge has made me aware of just how beautiful and fragile the Lake District is." As well as swimming in many outdoor locations in the United Kingdom and overseas, I also enjoy 10