Huge web weaved by thousands of tiny caterpillars engulfs Scottish car park

May 26, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Huge caterpillar nest growing in Wickes carpark in Stirling which has now been cordoned off because of people wanting to look at it (SWNS)

The sticky, silky mass is the work of thousands of tiny caterpillars which all started weaving at the same time. It took the tiny creatures just days to create the natural wonder around a bush on the side of DIY store Wickes in Stirling.

Sevenoaks vet created a real-life ‘Robodog’ by giving an ageing sheepdog BIONIC LEGS

May 26, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Robbie trying out his new 'robotic' legs for the first time (Sevenoaks Chronicle / SWNS)

Robbie, an 11-year-old Shetland sheepdog, had been a regular patient at the vets for five years, suffering from multiple problems including paw injuries, skin tumours and orthopaedic issues. After painkillers, surgery, antibiotics and hormone replacement failed to give Robbie a sufficient quality of life, owner Sharman Steel, 63, was at her wit’s end.

Fury as driver who killed seven-year-old boy while on her phone is fined just £195 and given five points

May 26, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Seth Dixon, 7 (SWNS)

Road safety campaigners yesterday (thurs) branded the sentencing of Amy Asker an ‘insult’ to the family of schoolboy Seth Dixon. He died from head injuries after he was hit by Ms Asker’s green Ford Mondeo as he crossed a road outside his home.

Proplend reduces investment minimum to £1,000

May 26, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

  Proplend Ltd, the UK’s specialist in commercial property peer-to-peer lending and pioneer of the P2P Loan Tranche Model, are pleased to announce that they have reduced the minimum loan investment amount to £1,000 with immediate effect. Proplend anticipates that the reduction from £5,000 to £1,000 will broaden their investor base through a lower entry…

Husband tried to murder wife by blowing up her flat in staged gas leak

May 25, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Peter Brindley arrives at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court.  A jilted husband attempted to murder his estranged wife and a friend Ð by blowing up her flat.  See NTI story NTIARSON.  Peter Brindley (50) shoved a bin containing paper under the external gas meter at the property in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, and set the contents on fire.  He also poured glue into the lock of Bethany Brindley's front door to try to stop her getting out of the property and cut the telephone cables leading to the flat.  The attack was carried out just a month after Brindley chased Bethany's friend with a hammer following a row.  Now Brindley has been warned he faces a 'significant' prison sentence after being convicted of two counts of attempted murder.  Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard the Brindleys had been together for 12 years when they separated in June 2014.

Evil Peter Brindley, 50, shoved a bin containing paper under an external gas meter at the property before setting it on fire. He also poured glue in the lock of the front door of Bethany Brindley’s flat in a bid to trap her in the property and cut the telephone lines so she was unable to ring for help.

WATCH : Amazing aerial drone footage of collapsed Grade II listed Eastham Bridge in Tenbury

May 25, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
(360Skylens / SWNS)

The Grade II listed Eastham Bridge was reduced to rubble after it dramatically crumbled into the River Teme in Tenbury Wells, Worcs., on Tuesday (24/5). Two motorists were forced to slam on their breaks to avoid plunging into the water as they went to cross at around 3.30pm.

Man behind the UK’s first natural swimming pool now helps people around the world create their own

May 25, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
David Pagan Butler and his natural pool at his home in Norfolk (SWNS)

Filmmaker David Pagan Butler, created his own eco-friendly pool in his back garden and is now teaching others to do the same. Mr Butler created a step-by-step self-build video which has been viewed more than five million times on YouTube.

Get Inspired with Birmingham Tree Surgeons Incredible Services

May 25, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The professionals will offer a new way to help people keep the appearance of their exterior landscape prim and proper

Businessman is talk of the town after buying a car park and making it completely free to use

May 25, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Businessman Robert Braddick (SWNS)

Generous Rob Braddick, 44, has just acquired a long lease on the Seafield Car Park in the popular Devon seaside resort of Westward Ho!. And as soon as the kind-hearted father-of-two completed the deal on Tuesday afternoon he instantly scrapped all charges.

Britain’s oldest pitch invader has come forward & revealed crowd lifted him over the barrier so he could go on the field – with his ZIMMERFRAME

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
(Plymouth Herald / SWNS)

Football-mad Roger Abbott, 76, was filmed on the playing surface shortly after Peter Hartley scored a winner to send his beloved Plymouth Argyle to Wembley. Viral footage then shows Roger, of Plymouth, Devon, hobbling with his walking frame across the field accompanied by a younger male, a steward and some paramedics.

In a pickle : Can you spot the GHERKIN in this calorie-packed picture puzzle?

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The latest visual puzzle to bamboozle the web will have you losing your marbles rather than counting your calories. On demand restaurant delivery service served up this mind-boggling maze of burger ingredients which features just one solitary gherkin … SOMEWHERE

Children’s encyclopedia website invites youngsters to send in tricky questions

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Parents (and even teachers!) flummoxed by their kids’ impossible-to-answer questions can breathe a sigh of relief – children’s online encyclopedia Q-files is coming to the rescue. The website – one of the most popular fact-finding sites for children – will provide answers to tricky questions on a wide range of subjects including science, nature, history…

Fifty-nine children and seven staff in miracle escape from flaming coach

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

The hero driver pulled onto the hard shoulder and helped evacuate the terrified pupils and staff who scrambled to safety moments before the coach exploded into a fireball. Dramatic pictures show The Green Bus engulfed in flames on the M6 at 3.40pm on Monday (23/5).

The devilish detail on inheritance tax

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

When Chancellor George Osborne announced significant changes to inheritance tax (IHT) in last summer’s Budget speech, the move had been much anticipated. But rather than simply raising the tax-free threshold for everyone, he announced a new allowance specifically for those who own their home and want to leave it to their children. For these homeowners,…

British businessman wins legal battle with Marvel & DC over the right to use the word ‘superhero’ in the title of his book

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments
Graham Jules with his book 'Business Zero to Superhero' (SWNS)

Graham Jules was about to publish his self-help manual ‘Business Zero to Superhero’ in 2014 when he got a letter from Marvel and DC Comics claiming the word infringed their jointly-owned trademark. But modest Graham fought back and even rejected an offer of ‘a couple of thousand’ to change his book title.

X- Men: Apocalypse Makers Marvel and DC Lose Battle to prevent UK Author using ‘superhero’ in the title of his book

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Marvel and DC Comics creators of X-Men: Apocalypse, Captain America: Civil War and Spider-Man have historically banned anyone from using the word ‘Superhero’. Graham Jules, who has written a business start-up book called ‘Business Zero To Superhero’ found this to his detriment when he received a letter from Marvel & DC’s solicitors demanding that he refrain from using the…

Manchester Career Coach Tasmin Sabar Shortlisted for 2016 E3 Business Awards

May 24, 2016 | by | 0 Comments

Tasmin Sabar who works with female professionals in a variety of sectors including legal, accountancy and medical and with early Entrepreneurs was selected from amongst hundreds of nominees to become one of the finalists for the prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility category for her work with Manchester Coaching Circle, a community of Coaches based in the Manchester area.