Shell awards gasket supply contracts to James Walker and Teadit

June 3, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Shell awards gasket supply contracts to James Walker and Teadit

The deal will see the two firms supply gaskets to all their sites in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Australia, Canada and South America.

Alton Terrors : Alton Towers closed after Smiler rollercoaster crash

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Alton Terrors : Alton Towers closed after Smiler rollercoaster crash

Emergency services were called at 2.09pm yesterday (Tue) after a carriage carrying 16 thrill-seekers ploughed into another on a lower section of the track at the theme park. Staff evacuated the £18 million ride and the nearby area while four ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance were quickly scrambled to the scene.

A body has been found half a mile from where Amber Peat went missing on Saturday

June 3, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
A body has been found half a mile from where Amber Peat went missing on Saturday

Officers cordoned off a patch of land on Westfield Lane, Mansfield, Notts., at around 7.30pm last night (Tues) around half a mile from where Amber went missing on Saturday evening. At around 8pm senior officers were seen entering the house of Amber’s mum Kerry Peat and stepdad Danny Peat. Nottinghamshire Police have said that the couple has been informed of the discovery.

Video emerges of 15 year-old lad being bullied and punched days before found hanged in public park

June 2, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Video emerges of 15 year-old lad being bullied and punched days before found hanged in public park

Tragic Adam Tharia, 15, was discovered suspended – but alive – from the branch of a tree in a public park on the afternoon of May 21. Police were called to the scene in Cheltenham, Glos., and officers lowered him to the ground before he was flown to Bristol Children’s Hospital by air ambulance.

Man suffocated to death after getting stuck down rabbit hole while hunting

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Man suffocated to death after getting stuck down rabbit hole while hunting

Stephen Whinfrey, 50, had hunted rabbits for most of his life and used ferrets and dogs to help him catch them He died when he went to Squirrel Wood Scout Camp near Doncaster, South Yorks on New Year’s Day this year when he got trapped and died.

“I have never been so close to death” : 21 year-old back from the brink of death warns others about the dangers of legal highs after spending five days in a coma

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“I have never been so close to death” : 21 year-old back from the brink of death warns others about the dangers of legal highs after spending five days in a coma

Jordan Hawthorne, 21, suffering a seizure after smoking a new ‘psychoactive’ substance freely available from high street shops. He had smoked cannabis from the age of 17 and the legal sunstance ‘Berries’ thinking it harmless but it sparked a downward spiral that almost ended his life.

At least 20 cars have been damaged after part of the first floor in an Audi dealership collapsed

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At least 20 cars have been damaged after part of the first floor in an Audi dealership collapsed

The used vehicles – worth an estimated £300,000 – crashed into a workshop area on the ground floor when a 200m by 100m section of the upper floor gave way. Staff spotted the danger and hit the firm alarm which triggered an evacuation around 20 minutes before the dramatic collapse.

Girl with cerebral palsy creates cartoon version of herself to explain condition to school friends

June 1, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Girl with cerebral palsy creates cartoon version of herself to explain condition to school friends

A teenager who has cerebral palsy has created a cartoon version of herself in an animation to help her classmates understand her condition. Tegan Vincent-Cooke, 14, believed a lack of awareness about the disability meant fellow pupils felt uncomfortable approaching her and were too shy to ask questions. She decided to turn the story into…

Incredible moment a brave female shopkeeper drags a knife-wielding armed robber and throws him out of her shop

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Incredible moment a brave female shopkeeper drags a knife-wielding armed robber and throws him out of her shop

The brave woman, in her 50s, was working behind the counter when hoodie-wearing Edward Stevenson pulled a blade on her. But instead of handing over cash the shop-owner grabbed him by the hands and dragged him round the store.

“I wouldn’t be here without them.” : Touching video of families describing how their lives were saved or changed by the service

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“I wouldn’t be here without them.” : Touching video of families describing how their lives were saved or changed by the service

The footage shows mums, dads and kids talking about how their lives have changed forever because of accidents which the emergency helicopters were sent to. One little boy Little Finlay Connor, six, was killed by an out-of-control bus while he held his mother Niki’s hand on the way to school.

Family stunned to find old £30,000 Bentley left in a barn for 30 years is ‘find of the decade’ and worth £300,000

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Family stunned to find old £30,000 Bentley left in a barn for 30 years is ‘find of the decade’ and worth £300,000

The seriously desirable Bentley 4 1/2 was built in 1929 and, six years later, bought by the grandfather of the current owner. He would take the luxury saloon on family holidays around the UK, even towing a caravan behind.

Motocross rider, 16, lands sponsorship deal with Gypsumtools

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Motocross rider, 16, lands sponsorship deal with Gypsumtools

Thomas Simpson, 16, has winning events after competing regularly at events since the age of just seven. Gypusmtools will now sponsor the teenager for the 2015 season.

Positivity app the sends uplifting daily messages is recommended by the NHS

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Positivity app the sends uplifting daily messages is recommended by the NHS

365 Positivity was created by Ben Arogundade after he found that uplifting messages helped him when he was dealing with the pressure of caring for his dying mother.

June Brown raises awareness of dementia with ‘polka dot’ dress campaign

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June Brown raises awareness of dementia with ‘polka dot’ dress campaign

The actress, best known for her role as Dot Branning, is patron of the Society. Her late husband Robert Arnold had dementia.

Lived a remote existence : Woman turns 103 and reveals her secret is she’s never watched TV in her entire life

May 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Lived a remote existence : Woman turns 103 and reveals her secret is she’s never watched TV in her entire life

Gertrude ‘Topsy’ Hindley has missed some of the world’s most historic moments – because she’s never owned a TV. She missed Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, the assassination of JFK, the moon landing, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 9/11 attacks.

Teen cancer missed : Pretty 18-year-old died after doctors misdiagnosed her cancer and said weight loss was because she wanted to be a “stick insect.”

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Teen cancer missed : Pretty 18-year-old died after doctors misdiagnosed her cancer and said weight loss was because she wanted to be a “stick insect.”

Tragic Georgia Marrison started suffering from tiredness and persistent vomiting when she was studying for her A-level exams. The college student went to a walk-in centre with her mum but her weight loss was put down to severe anaemia – with one doctor even suggesting it was because she wanted thin.

Woman convicted of shoplifting at Waitrose after security spotted her because she did ‘not quite fit” with the supermarket’s ‘upper class and very well-dressed” clientele

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Woman convicted of shoplifting at Waitrose after security spotted her because she did ‘not quite fit” with the supermarket’s ‘upper class and very well-dressed” clientele

Kelly Pierson, who turned up to court in grubby clothes with a cigarette dangling from her lips, was described by one staff member as looking “a mess” and like a “typical drug user.” Team leader Mark Barnes said he was suspicious when he spotted Pierson pushing her trolley in the meat aisle at Waitrose’s store in Sevenoaks, Kent.