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September 7, 2018 8:11 AM Goring's American-themed party raises £7,035.85 for St Barnabas House in Worthing

It was part of the hospice’s The Big Get Together, encouraging people to gather with friends, family or colleagues to have fun and raise money for charity. Steve Brattle said: “This is the third year that we have held a themed party in aid of St Barnabas and in memory of my wife Debbie’s dad, Spencer Rayment, and sister, Dawn Madell. “Both Spencer and Dawn received 11

September 3, 2018 5:36 AM David Hogg's GoFundMe raises early $10K for billboard of Trump's anti-Cruz tweet

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg helps raise nearly $10K for billboard of Trump's anti-Cruz tweet after president announces campaign to help senator win re-election in Texas Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg wants to remind Texans that before president Donald Trump was campaigning on Ted Cruz's behalf, he was warning residents not to vote for the senator 9

August 30, 2018 1:03 PM Giant Sadiq Khan bikini-clad balloon to fly over London

Protesters have been given permission to fly a bikini-clad blimp of London mayor Sadiq Khan over Westminster. Campaigners raised £58,182 for the 29ft-long 'baby Khan', which will fly over Parliament Square on 1 September. Mr Khan said: "If people want to spend their Saturday looking at me in a yellow bikini they're welcome to do so. The fundraising page for the balloon 9

August 30, 2018 7:00 AM Golf day for Canvey's Indee Rose Trust raises £29,000 to help sick children

A CHARITY supporting children with brain and spinal tumours has raised an incredible £29,000 with a golf day. The Indee Rose Trust, based on Canvey, was set up in memory of island youngster Indee Rose who died in June 2009, after spending five months fighting an aggressive brain tumour. It is the fourth time the charity has held a golf day, this time taking 7

August 23, 2018 5:14 PM Father-of-two, 37, whose headaches were dismissed as glue ear battled a satsuma-sized tumour

Father-of-two, 37, whose headaches were dismissed as sinus problems by doctors has a satsuma-sized tumour removed from his brain after 15 years A father-of-two whose agonising headaches were dismissed as sinus problems was actually battling a satsuma-sized tumour. Andrew Potts, 37, from Cleadon, South Tyneside, is thought to have had the tumour for 15 years 14

August 21, 2018 11:06 AM Councillor raises half of legal bill for tower fight

A COUNCILLOR who fought a High Court battle against plans for a visitor centre below Clifford’s Tower has reached the half-way point in efforts to recoup his £55,000 legal bill. Now Johnny Hayes is launching a fresh drive to raise as much as possible of the outstanding £27,500, with a fundraising music event also being planned at a York pub. The Independent 13

August 21, 2018 8:03 AM Sudden infant death numbers rise for first time in three years

Spike in sudden infant deaths as 219 babies die before their first birthday from unexpected causes, according to fresh data – and it is the first rise in three years The number of babies dying from unexplained causes has risen for the first time in three years, new figures show. There were 219 deaths caused by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or without 10

August 20, 2018 7:03 AM Germany CRISIS LOOMING: Turkey lira disaster could spark chaos, admits Merkel's government

THE Turkey lira crisis could prove disastrous for Germany's economy, according to a bombshell report by Angela Merkel's government. The Turkish currency has lost nearly 40 percent of its value against the dollar this year, hit a worsening diplomatic rift with the US. In a report released today, Berlin's finance ministry raises concerns about the "new economic 15

July 24, 2018 4:00 PM Hundreds join annual cycling ride for charity from London to Southend

The London to Southend Bike Ride saw hundreds of people travel 52 or 65 miles on Sunday in the heat. The group left Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, and cycled to Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend. There were two courses on the day including a second with an optional extension via Shoebury. The event was held in connection with the British Heart Foundation 11

July 21, 2018 9:00 AM York Round Table raises £5,000 for St Leonard's Hospice

MEMBERS of York Round Table are celebrating success after helping to raise thousands of pounds for a local hospice. The social and fundraising group has donated £5,000 to St Leonard’s Hospice, on York's Tadcaster Road, which it raised through its annual Charity Beer Festival held at York Brewery in June. Helen Rook, fundraiser at St Leonard's said: “We are so pleased 9