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August 14, 2018 4:24 AM 'Our girl Aliza-May's smile would melt your heart'

A GIRL who died just months before her first birthday has inspired a fundraising bid in aid of the hospice that cared for her. Parents of North Swindon baby Aliza-May Norton, who suffered from rare genetic disorder Edwards syndrome, said the girl’s smile lit up the room. And this weekend, Aliza-May’s father and 13 family friends will take on the Tough 6

August 13, 2018 5:03 AM Headteacher retires after 44 years at the same school

She attended the Heaton school as a child and returned when she qualified as a teacher. A retirement mass was held with pupils and staff, some who had left and returned for the special service, governors and members of the community. The service ended with the specially written song, "Thank You Mrs Lysyj ­— The Time Has Come" followed by a flash mob with staff 5

August 12, 2018 6:46 PM Iran threatens to confront US ‘ENEMY’ over ECONOMIC war

IRAN has threatened to fight back against the “economic war” waged by its “enemy” the US as more than 60 people were arrested in a drive against financial crime. Special Islamic revolutionary courts were being set up to try suspects quickly after supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for "swift and just" legal action to confront an "economic war" by foreign 9

August 12, 2018 4:53 PM Back in the Future: Cast reunite at fan convention

Michael J Fox was joined by Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd and Thomas Wilson in Boston for a "special" moment. Michael J Fox and his co-stars got together again, 33 years after making the first movie, at the Fan Expo Boston convention. Lea Thompson, who played his mother, shared the picture, and said: "Four old friends get back from the future 10

August 12, 2018 11:00 AM Family celebrate Kathleen’s 103rd birthday with the mayor

A WOMAN enjoyed celebrations for her 103rd birthday with her friends and family. Kathleen Mansfield, of Catherline Miller House, Old Leigh Road, Leigh was also visited by the mayor and mayoress of Southend Derek and Valerie Jarvis. She said: "I do not have a very large family but had a couple of siblings. "It doesn't feel very special to get to this age, a lot of people 7

August 12, 2018 9:05 AM Bruce Forsyth: Wife Wilnelia's 'perfect tribute' to star as family 'plan to bury ashes'

BRUCE FORSYTH’S wife Wilnelia and his children hope to pay the “perfect tribute” to the Strictly Come Dancing favourite by burying his ashes in a place which held a poignant meaning for the star, according to reports. As they prepare for the anniversary of Sir Bruce’s death, Wilnelia, 60, and his family are said to be planning to bury his ashes under 7

August 12, 2018 2:04 AM Omagh bomb remembrance service to be held

A remembrance service is due to take place later, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing. It was carried out by the dissident republican Real IRA, several months after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement. The interdenominational service will feature the Omagh Community Youth Choir and include a song specially composed by its musical 8

August 11, 2018 11:00 AM Donation to help at hospice

A COMMUNITY group visited a hospice to see how a £8,000 donation was spent. Members of Billericay Round Table made a special visit to St. Luke’s Hospice, Basildon to see the impact that their generous donation of £8,000 has made to hospice care. The donation was made possible through funds raised by Billericay Round Table at the club's annual firework 9

August 11, 2018 2:00 AM Brews in brief: Stancill Brewery

The story: Thomas Gill and Adam Hague set up Stancill Brewery in January 2014, but the story goes far further back than that. The brewery kit was previously at Oakwell Brewery in Barnsley, and when that closed Tom and Adam were keen to preserve it and give it a new life, and immediately to revive the Barnsley Bitter it had once produced so prolifically 8

August 10, 2018 4:28 PM Jeremy Clarkson compares himself to The Hoff in seaside snap

The Grand Tour host Jeremy Clarkson has jokingly compared himself to David Hasslehoff’s Baywatch character in a social media post. Clarkson, 58, posted a photo on his Instagram profile of himself in swimming trunks bounding into the sea with a blue bodyboard tucked under his right arm. To his right was a woman in a bikini holding a red bodyboard also wading 9