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November 21, 2018 1:24 PM Plans for Thatcher statue in hometown: Locals warn it will ‘get plastered in ROTTEN EGGS'

PLANS have officially been officially submitted today to erect a statue of Margaret Thatcher in her hometown but critics have warned the sculpture will get “plastered in rotten eggs” and need “24 hour security”. Officials in Grantham, Lincolnshire, hope to install a bronze sculpture of the first female Prime Minister after it was rejected by councillors 25

November 4, 2018 10:15 AM Ross Edgley sets record for round Great Britain swim

An adventurer from Grantham has become the first person to swim 1,780-miles around Great Britain. Ross Edgley, 33, was joined by 300 swimmers for the last mile before he arrived in Margate at about 09:00 GMT. Edgley left the Kent town on 1 June, and has not set foot on land since, swimming for up to 12 hours a day and eating more than 500 bananas 30

July 11, 2018 12:59 PM Pam St Clement will visit Barbara Windsor ‘in a couple of days’

St Clement said: “I was horrified and very angry to see an article that basically said, ‘Pam St Clement fears for poorly pal Barbara Windsor, Pam has sparked new fears for ailing Dame Barbara’ – what’s going on here?” Continuing to paraphrase the article, she added: “‘She revealed she hasn’t been able to visit her pal because Babs’ Alzheimer’s disease 39

June 29, 2018 10:05 PM Real lady of Downton Abbey left 'stumped' after receiving letters of condolence from fans whenever key characters in the popular series died

The real lady of Downton Abbey has described how she was left ‘stumped’ after receiving letters of condolence from devastated fans when key characters in the TV series died. The Countess of Carnarvon, who lives at Highclere Castle where the series was filmed, said confused fans had got in touch after the fictional deaths of the Downton estate’s heir Matthew 14

April 17, 2018 11:02 AM Council-owned PPS appoints two new directors

THE council-owned company behind Swindon’s successful ventures into solar power and renewable energy has welcomed new members of staff. Public Power Solutions, the wholly-owned company of Swindon Borough Council, has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board. Janine Freeman and Dr Jeffrey Hardy have been praised in high terms by PPS bosses 29

January 9, 2018 6:03 AM Celeb birthdays for the week of Jan. 14-20

Jan. 14: Blues singer Clarence Carter is 82. Singer Jack Jones is 80. Actress Faye Dunaway is 77. Actress Holland Taylor ("Two and a Half Men," ''The Practice") is 75. Actor Carl Weathers is 70. Singer Geoff Tate (Queensryche) is 59. Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is 54. Rapper Slick Rick is 53. Actor-producer Dan Schneider ("Head of the Class") is 52. Actress 32

November 28, 2017 8:08 AM Police appeal after dog walker struck by vehicle which 'failed to stop'

A DOG walker suffered minor injuries when he was allegedly struck by a vehicle, which drove off without stopping. North Yorkshire Police said it happened at about 11.30am on Saturday in Milby, near Boroughbridge and involved a man walking a black labrador dog and an unknown vehicle. A police spokesman explained: "The male had been walking out of Milby 27

August 17, 2017 12:09 PM A Level results for Aquinas Sixth Form College 2017

These are the results for Aquinas Sixth Form College A Abbasi 2; C Abbott 3(1); S Adam 3; L Adams 1; J Adams 2; H Adams 2; J Addis 3; J Adlao 3; H Ahmed 3; N Alibeygi 1; E Allen 3; C Anderson 3; M Anslow 3(2); S Anthony 3; K Appleby 3; I Arden-Jones 1(1); M Ardern 3(2); E Arnfield 3; M Ashley 3(1); J Atherton 1; A Atkinson 3; J Avanzado 3; L Babington 38

May 22, 2017 10:55 AM Emotional tributes paid to 'wonderful' Coventry under-21 footballer

Tributes have been paid to Jordan on social media Jordan Shields played for Coventry United’s U21 team, and started his football career at a young age, but last night, the club announced he had passed away. In a statement made last night, they said: “Coventry United are deeply shocked and saddened with today’s events to Coventry United player Jordan 63

May 19, 2017 6:46 AM Friday morning rush hour train delays: Signal fault causing major disruption on Thameslink and East Midlands trains

Trains are unable to run between London St Pancras International and Luton. Services may terminate at / start from Luton / Kettering. The first train we anticipate to start running through to London is the 06:52 Nottingham to London St Pancras. Rail replacement buses will run between Wellingborough and Northampton to connect with services to London Euston 67