Superfan Nicole Hassall, 18, racked up the huge bill in just six hours as she bid to keep her idol Lucy Pargeter in the jungle. The teenager made a staggering 2,316 calls to the ITV show’s 50p premium rate number in support of the Emmerdale star – unaware her phone bill would sky-rocket as a result.
The motorist continued talking with the device in his right hand apparently unaware he was being watched by uniformed officers right in front of him. Construction worker Dave Wood, 29, spotted him as sat in the passenger seat of a van in the next lane.
Chuffed Carol, 52, completed her last test with flying colours and is now able to fulfil her dream – to fly solo round the world. The ‘Loose Women’ star secured her Private Pilots Licence (PPL) with one final exam at Gloucestershire Airport in Staverton.
Homeowners Ron and Sheilagh Humphreys called in experts after the tawny got trapped overnight and was unable to free itself. Bird handlers used a chimney sweep brush to gently push the bird to the top of the stack, where firefighters were waiting to pull it to safety.