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October 13, 2018 11:16 AM Poppies BANNED from police vehicles as ‘stench of political correctness’ hits

BRITISH Transport Police (BTP) officers are fuming after being slapped with a poppy ban. Officers are forbidden to place poppy stickers on their cars ahead of Remembrance Day. BTP chiefs claim the iconic red poppy emblem may upset other charities. The veto had “gone down a like a cup of cold sick”, according to some bobbies, many of whom served in the British 41

October 4, 2018 6:26 PM Indonesia earthquake appeal: How to donate to survivors of the tsunami and earthquake

THE DEATH toll from the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,424 with warnings the number of casualties is likely to rise further - but how do you make a donation to help those affected? Six days on from the disaster, rescue teams are desperately searching for survivors who may still be trapped in the rubble after buildings collapsed and mudslides 9

October 2, 2018 7:20 PM Noel Fielding wife: Who is Lliana Bird girlfriend of Great British Bake Off host?

NOEL Fielding has delighted fans of the Great British Bake Off since joining the show two years ago - but who is his girlfriend Lliana Bird? The zany comedian and writer, 45, joined the new line-up of the Great British Bake Off with Sandi Toksvig, Pru Leith and Paul Hollywood when it moved to Channel 4. Fielding, loved for his flamboyant attire, has been with current 8

September 15, 2018 1:13 AM ‘Despicable’ lorry driver jailed for £20k Lee Rigby charity theft

A “DESPICABLE” fraudster who failed to hand over more than £20,000 raised for the son of murdered soldier Lee Rigby was yesterday jailed for 2 years and a half. Lorry driver Gary Gardner was told he will serve half the sentence for two counts of fraud committed in the three years after the fusilier’s murder in 2013. The 56-year-old, who has previous 8

September 7, 2018 5:18 PM Avril Lavigne 'accepted death' while writing new song as singer tells of Lyme disease fight

The singer is returning to the music scene after five years, most of which has been spent bed-ridden as she fights Lyme disease. In a blog, the 33-year-old singer has written an emotional letter to fans, thanking them for their patience as she confirmed her single's release date, marking her comeback. Lavigne, who rose to fame with the single Complicated 14

September 6, 2018 7:00 AM Indee Rose Trust calls for better awareness and funding for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

PARENTS of children who lost their battle with cancer are calling for greater awareness and research as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is held around the country. According to Children with Cancer, which organises the awareness month, there are around 1,600 new cases of childhood cancer diagnosed every year in the UK in children aged up to 14-years-old 6

September 4, 2018 5:31 AM Jessie May charity shortlisted for Tesco's 'Bags of Help' grant

A CHILDREN’S hospice care charity which supports Swindon families is in with a chance of winning a grant worth up to £4,000. Jessie May Children’s Hospice At Home is bidding to bag a big cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative after being one of three good causes shortlisted to win a grant of either £4,000, £2,000, or £1,000. The charity has offices 10

August 19, 2018 7:22 AM GALLERY- Southend Carnival is another great success

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets for the annual seaside carnival. All the fun of the fair arrived in Southend last night at the seafront. There was plenty of fun to be had and the carnival procession did not disappoint at all. There were lots of colourful floats and entertainers who took to the streets to wow the crowds. The crowds, families and visitors 12

August 18, 2018 3:30 AM How you rallied to the call for the fallen

DAILY Express readers yesterday rallied magnificently to a campaign to honour Britain’s glorious dead in the First World War through the installation of life-size silhouettes of soldiers around the country. Sales of the Tommies and their miniature versions saw a “big uplift” after we highlighted how scores of councils had snubbed the Remembered charity’s 12

August 15, 2018 11:00 AM Thousands of residents flock to annual carnival beer festival event held at school

AN ANNUAL beer festival attracted thousands of visitors in the run up to a town’s carnival. The fourth Southend Carnival Beer Festival was held at Westleigh Junior School, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh, during the weekend. The event was hosted by Southend Carnival Events and helps raise funds for the carnival procession and Essex based charities. There were real ales, ciders 12