Working alongside studies is vital to future career prospects, say recruiters

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Working alongside studies is vital to future career prospects, say recruiters

It’s a shocking statistic, which has left many people concerned for the future of the Generation Y, as the benefits that come with working is a foot in the door for any future career.

Wheelchair-bound 18-year-old girl fights off cashpoint mugger – and snatches her money back

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Wheelchair-bound 18-year-old girl fights off cashpoint mugger – and snatches her money back

Megan Luscombe, 18, had just withdrawn £20 to buy a pizza when thief Milan Bugala, 51, pounced on what he thought was an easy target. As he grabbed the cash Megan screamed and grappled with the crook – managing to snatch back one £10 note and tear the second in half.

Woman left shocked after she woke up from hysterectomy to discover surgeons had also removed two TEETH

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Woman left shocked after she woke up from hysterectomy to discover surgeons had also removed two TEETH

Furious Clare Jones, 47, was shocked to find she had a gaping hole in her mouth and bleeding gums after undergoing routine keyhole surgery on July 15. The mum-of-two signed a declaration confirming she had one denture, which was taken out before she went under the knife at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

Schoolboy with hair down to his KNEES has his first cut in his life – and is donating his locks for wigs for cancer patients

July 31, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Schoolboy with hair down to his KNEES has his first cut in his life – and is donating his locks for wigs for cancer patients

Brave Rahim Woods, 11, had always refused to visit a barbers – but with secondary school looming he had no choice. He visited a hairdresser who shed almost all of his 3ft locks – which had reached his knees.

Gift of life : Transplant patient receives life-saving kidney – after 30 YEARS on waiting list

July 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Gift of life : Transplant patient receives life-saving kidney – after 30 YEARS on waiting list

David Dawson, 52, said he feels like he has “won the lottery” and is looking forward to enjoying a beer following the successful organ transplant earlier this month. The former jeweller had resigned himself to a lifetime of dialysis treatment after being stuck on the waiting list since a failed transplant in 1984, when he was 22.

Yellow brick road to riches : Dress worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to sell for a staggering £750,000

July 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Yellow brick road to riches : Dress worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz to sell for a staggering £750,000

Dorothy Gale’s blue and white gingham dress is one of the most unmistakable items of clothing in film history. It is thought Garland had around ten dresses made for filming of the 1939 classic – but many were recycled by MGM and reused for other films.

Property app that cuts out paperwork for landlords and tenants is backed by investors

July 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Property app that cuts out paperwork for landlords and tenants is backed by investors

Goodlord allows letting agents, landlords and tenants submit their documents, payments and deposits digitally through the mobile app.

Chief of Addenbrooke’s Hospital has said recruiting 303 foreign nurses in the past year – because we’re not training enough in the UK – is “distracting, frustrating and expensive”

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Chief of Addenbrooke’s Hospital has said recruiting 303 foreign nurses in the past year – because we’re not training enough in the UK – is “distracting, frustrating and expensive”

The head of a major NHS hospital which recruited more than 300 foreign nurses in the last year has described the situation as “distracting, frustrating and expensive”. Hospitals are having to recruit foreign nurses to meet staffing demand despite tens of thousands of applications from would-be UK nurses being rejected last year. Around 7,500 nurses…

House prices in England and Wales at an all-time high – exceeding the pre-credit crunch peak of 2007, Land Registry figures reveal

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Data from the Land Registry revealed that a shortage of supply has pushed the average house price in England and Wales to £181,619. This is a five per cent increase on last year, overtaking the November 2007 peak of £180,983.

Moment cricketer Stuart Broad confronted Australian fan who tells him ‘see you in five minutes’ as he goes out to bat

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Moment cricketer Stuart Broad confronted Australian fan who tells him ‘see you in five minutes’ as he goes out to bat

Ozzie supporter Marcus Naughton fired off the cheeky joke to the all-rounder during a crucial clash at Lords. Broad was walking through the famous ‘Long Room’ to head onto the field in pads – but Australian Marcus told him he wouldn’t last long at the wicket.

Safe as houses? Market muddles muddy the water

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Safe as houses? Market muddles muddy the water

But the news, announced this week by Rightmove that the British housing market has experienced an unexpected shift with house prices falling in London and rising in the South East.

Is Middlesbrough’s super casino out of luck?

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Is Middlesbrough’s super casino out of luck?

Mayor Dave Budd is less than optimistic when it comes to the future of the £32 million project. In contrast, however, the local council was quick to put out a statement countering Budd’s move and asserted that the project isn’t completely out of luck.

The best family activities for summer 2015 in Britain

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
The best family activities for summer 2015 in Britain

Here are five ideas to get everybody doing things to stay entertained for a few hours at least during the summer holidays.

What does Sun Cream and Manuka honey have in common?

July 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
What does Sun Cream and Manuka honey have in common?

Sun cream and Manuka honey are the only two products on sale in your local supermarket, which display an activity number on the front of pack. The higher the number the stronger the activity, or so consumers are told! There is huge confusion over the labeling of sun cream and Manuka honey and both industries are being lobbied to encourage manufactures to use one clear rating system.

A sculptor who created a beach hut out of driftwood scattered along the North Norfolk beaches after the 2013 storms has put it on the market for £32,000

July 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
A sculptor who created a beach hut out of driftwood scattered along the North Norfolk beaches after the 2013 storms has put it on the market for £32,000

A sculptor who built a quirky beach hut entirely from driftwood has put his creation on the market for – £32,000. Pete Talbot, 57, constructed the hut called ‘Cliffhanger’ from pieces of broken beach huts battered by the tidal surge which hit the North Norfolk coast in December 2013. He spent six months putting it…

Don’t catch me if you can : Pensioner has ultra rare brain condition and needs strangers to let him fall if they see him collapse – because it ‘reboots’ his brain

July 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Don’t catch me if you can : Pensioner has ultra rare brain condition and needs strangers to let him fall if they see him collapse – because it ‘reboots’ his brain

Epileptic Michael Perryman, 67, hopes not to rely on the kindness of strangers when he takes a tumble in the street. Michael regularly falls over but if someone catches him before he lands his body struggles to recover and he feels unwell for up to two weeks.

Four-year-old boy told he can’t attend same school as brothers despite his house being visible from the playground

July 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments
Four-year-old boy told he can’t attend same school as brothers despite his house being visible from the playground

Little Joshua Fletcher was devastated when he found out Norristhorpe School in Liversedge, West Yorks., which is visible from his window, told him he can’t join in the new school year. Mum Claire Fletcher has had to resort to finding another school, Crossley Field, two miles away, despite the fact their house can be seen from the school’s playground.