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August 17, 2018 11:08 PM Britney braves the rain to put on a show in Scarborough

Britney Spears fans were never going to let a return to typical British summer weather put a damper on her arrival back in the UK. After Tokyo, Las Vegas, Berlin and New York, Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre was perhaps not the most obvious setting as Britney brought her Piece of Me tour to Britain. And the drizzle started as the support act, Pitbull 6

August 17, 2018 7:46 AM Councillor exchanging political swamp for Tough Mudder race this weekend

A COVINGHAM councillor used to Swindon’s political swamp is getting muddy for a good cause this weekend. Dale Heenan will take on the Tough Mudder at Badminton in aid of charity Open Door and Swindon Community Libraries Trust this weekend. He hopes to raise £1,000 towards the cost of opening a new café at Liden Library, which was handed over to the trust 5

August 16, 2018 7:00 AM Exotic animals pay a visit to dementia centre

A HOST of exotic creatures paid a visit to a Rochford centre for people with young onset dementia. Members, staff and volunteers from Peaceful Place in Dalys Road spent the day with the animals from RC Exotics, an animal shelter on Canvey. The furry, and not so furry, visitors included a giant continental rabbit, puppies, baby rats, an African grey parrot 5

August 14, 2018 11:12 PM Paul Hollywood lands new travel cookery series with pun-tastic title

Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood will be making use of his name for his new TV series, Paul Goes To Hollywood. The baker will head on a road trip across the US for the new five-part travel cookery show, which combines his love of baking, biking and films. He will hit the road on a Harley-Davidson bike on his 3000-mile tour, during which he will visit 6

August 14, 2018 4:31 PM Shop refused permission to sell alcohol after owner 'misled' committee

But members of the licensing committee felt Mr Khan had not been honest with them about his connections with the former owner of the shop. Cllr Madeline Murray, chairman of the panel, told the meeting: “The application for a premises licence has been refused on the grounds the committee is not confident the applicant would promote any of the four licensing 8

August 14, 2018 8:03 AM House "completely burned out" and dog killed in fire

A 56-year-old man was asleep in bed with his 54-year-old wife when their 23-year-old son returned home from work and alerted them of the fire. The man said: "I dangled out of the back bedroom window and dropped to the ground. My wife followed suit but, although I caught her, she broke both of her heels." The devastated man explained how the family's 7

August 14, 2018 1:39 AM Iran news: Iraq DEFIES Trump as country announces it may IGNORE US sanctions against Iran

IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dramatically refused to say that Iraq will honour new US sanctions on Iran, despite saying last week that it would. Speaking at a news conference in Baghdad, Mr al-Abadi said: “I did not say we would abide by the sanctions. Asked whether Iraq will halt imports of equipment and commodities from Iranian state-owned 9

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 11

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 10

August 10, 2018 10:30 AM Classic Willy Wonka musical to be screened

YOU don’t need a golden ticket- or indeed any type of ticket- to catch an outdoor cinema screening in Southend tomorrow (Saturday). Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory - the original 1971 musical starring Gene Wilder (pictured) will be shown outside of the Forum in Elmer Square, Southend at 6pm. The event is free for all and people can just turn up with their 12