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May 18, 2018 10:01 AM Highworth GP begins 1,500km bike ride for Gloucester House

A DOCTOR at a Highworth surgery has set off on a 1,500km bike ride to Gibraltar. Dr John Bestwick of Westrop Medical Practice has taken on the challenge to raise money for Gloucester House. The Highworth drug and rehabilitation centre is run by the Salvation Army. Grove Hill Care Home residents Sidney Adams, 97,and Dorothy Hodgson, 86, and Highworth’s 10

May 18, 2018 5:01 AM Beaumont Hospital bake off raises dough for defibrillator

A BAKE off fundraiser competition has raised money towards providing the people of Bolton with a defibrillator. Staff at BMI The Beaumont Hospital held the competition and cake sale to raise funds for a community defibrillator. Staff at the hospital in Lostock, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary, used the occasion to challenge themselves to fundraise 7

May 13, 2018 1:33 PM Arsenal balls: The 9 clear favourites to replace Wenger

A quick catch-up on the inside story on who will be the next Arsenal manger. All these picks come to use via the fake-news busting BBC. , who will be leaving Paris St-Germain at the end of the season, has emerged as to replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager. Juventus boss , who has also been linked strongly with the Arsenal role, wants a £200m transfer 20

May 13, 2018 9:01 AM Wiltshire Police support Mental Health Awareness Week

They will also be supporting one of their personal assistants, Emily Clark, in her fundraising efforts. Emily has bipolar disorder and is aiming to cycle the distance from Lands End to John O'Groats on a static bike at the county's police HQ in Devizes on Monday morning. The 26-year-old is doing this from 9am to 5pm every weekday next week to raise awareness 27

May 12, 2018 11:06 PM Sarah Mullally installed as Bishop of London at St Paul´s Cathedral

Dame Sarah Mullally has been installed as the 133rd Bishop of London at St Paul’s Cathedral – becoming one of the most senior figures in the Church of England and the first woman to hold the post. The former nurse was invested on International Nurses Day – Florence Nightingale’s birthday – echoing the new bishop’s former career as a nurse. Bishop Mullally 3

May 11, 2018 11:01 PM Irish MP RIPS INTO Europhiles for dismissing citizens FEARS about LACK of EU democracy

IRISH MP Tommy Broughan slammed Europhiles across the European Union for dismissing the fears of citizens concerned about the "levels of democracy" across the bloc. The Irish politician slammed pro-European figures across the continent for branding as "populist" any challenger of the European Union project. Mr Broughan argued that Brussels should have "examined" 27

May 8, 2018 12:44 PM Felix, 8, is inspired to get cash for homeless

A BIG-HEARTED boy has been inspired to help the homeless... after reading a children’s book. Eight-year-old Felix Rosen read A Street Cat Named Bob, which tells the story of a stray cat changing the life of a homeless London street musician and recovering drug addict. And now Felix, of Gunhill Place, Basildon, is aiming to raise up to £1,000 by taking 14

May 3, 2018 5:11 PM Property firm unveils alternative design for Heathrow expansion that it claims costs 'under half' the amount of the current third runway plan

A hotel and property company has unveiled designs for expanding Heathrow in a way it claims is much cheaper than the airport's own plan. Arora Group says its third runway scheme would cost 'under half' the amount of Heathrow Airport Limited's (HAL) scheme. The firm, founded by tycoon Surinder Arora, wants to concentrate new terminal capacity between 3

April 30, 2018 11:47 AM COMMENT: abseil boost for Rockinghorse charity

More than £37,000 was raised for Rockinghorse, which raises funds for the Trevor Mann Baby Unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, thanks to a group of adventurers having the courage to abseil down the i360 on Brighton seafront. That is a remarkable sum raised by those who took part and no doubt more will pour into the coffers now that each individual 21

April 30, 2018 11:19 AM British Airways i360 is venue for Mile in the Sky

THE 2018 Brighton2Brussels Charity Cycle Ride - organised by Brighton and Hove Property Consortium - starts on Thursday. This year’s ride takes on a unique starting point from 450ft in the air at Brighton’s iconic British Airways i360, where the cyclists will attempt 40 laps around the pod to complete a ‘Mile in the Sky’. For this challenge, participants 27