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April 17, 2018 4:00 AM Teenage cancer patients will get specialist nurse at The Royal Alex

The Teenage Cancer Trust charity refurbished a room at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton last summer and is now looking for a nurse who specialises in cancer in teenagers and young adults to join the team. The new nurse will mean young people in the area can receive the specialist care they need, including in their own homes 6

April 16, 2018 10:34 AM Bakers urged to make cupcakes for Alzheimer’s Society

BAKING fans are being invited to take part in the Alzheimer’s Society’s Cupcake Day. Whether you are a baking novice or a seasoned pro, people are asked to unite against dementia with family, friends and colleagues by baking or buying cupcakes to raise funds. Now in its third year, Cupcake Day raised £1m in 2017 and in the past has been supported by celebrities 1

April 16, 2018 6:09 AM Cast and Crew Theatre Workshop's audience donates hundreds to charity

Cast and Crew Theatre Workshop, from Canvey, recently presented Chris and Lisa Green, from the Danny Green Fund, with a cheque for £300. The money was donated by audience members at the drama group’s last production, “The Creature Creeps!” and brings the drama group’s total for money raised towards charity since the start of 2011 to £13,347.49. The fund was launched

April 15, 2018 8:27 AM Cars belonging to same family set alight in arson attack

THREE cars belonging to the same family were set alight in a suspected arson attack in the early hours. The family arrived home from a night out to find their vehicles were on fire. Emergency services were called to cottages off Manchester Road in Blackrod at around 2.45am. Crews from Bolton Central Fire Station attended and quickly asked for another

April 14, 2018 11:08 AM Why Blue Flag beaches can be an added bonus when it comes to choosing your holiday home

When David Taylor and his wife Maureen bought a home at Sandhills Holiday Park in Dorset two years ago, they had no idea they would be buying another just a year later. The couple, both aged 66, visit most weekends, making the one and-a-half-hour drive from their home in Wiltshire. ‘It’s close enough for day trips and weekends with the family,’ says Mr Taylor 7

April 14, 2018 10:01 AM Colwyn Bay Stand-up at the Seaside stages the best Welsh talent with Noel James and Kiri McLean-Pritchard

A SEASIDE stand-up spectacular is back with another line-up of top Welsh talent. Award-winning Kiri Pritchard-McLean, a rising star of the UK comedy circuit will head the bill for this month's Stand-up at The Seaside on at The Station in Colwyn Bay Saturday, April 28. Anglesey-born Pritchard-McLean, who appears regularly on Radio 4, is returning to North 7

April 14, 2018 10:00 AM Gracee, 10, wins holiday to Disneyland

A NOAK Bridge Primary School pupil has won a trip to Disneyland Paris. Leading furniture and flooring specialists ScS teamed up with Ashley Manor, an award-winning upholstery expert, to launch a nationwide design competition called ‘My Sofa is’. Gracee Denning, who attends the Basildon school, was crowned the top designer thanks to her school-inspired 11

April 13, 2018 7:19 AM The Block's first lesbian couple Sasha and Julia put their renovated Melbourne home on the market for a cool $2.5 million

The Block's first lesbian couple Sasha Wright-Neville and Julia Treuel have put their renovated Melbourne home up for auction. After transforming a quaint four-bedroom home in Elsternwick, a leafy pocket in southeast Melbourne, the pair are now selling up with a market price guide of $2.5 million. The stunning property echoes Sasha and Julia's signature

April 13, 2018 7:16 AM 'This Is Us' and 'Master of None' receive GLAAD Media Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - "This Is Us" was named outstanding television drama Thursday at the GLAAD Media Awards at a ceremony that buzzed with excitement for honoree Britney Spears. The 29th annual ceremony held Thursday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel also recognized "Master of None" for an episode in which Lena Waithe's character comes out to her family

April 13, 2018 6:36 AM Trump administration pauses legal orientation for immigrants

Immigrant advocates are outraged by a U.S. government decision to put on hold a program that helps tens of thousands of immigrants navigate the country's complex immigration court system. The $8 million-a-year program that provides legal orientation to immigrants in deportation proceedings is on hold pending review, according to the U.S. Department of Justice