A woman didn’t know she was part of a powerful gang family until she read her dad’s name in a crime book at university – and discovered he was one of the Kray’s biggest enemies

October 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Abi Keogh had no idea she was part of a powerful crime family until she opted to take a module in crime fiction as an English Literature student. She had been brought up by father Eddie Fewtrell – who had kept her sheltered from his role as a criminal underworld kingpin.

Super-slimmer who shed a remarkable eight stone has hardly dropped a dress size – because her legs weigh TEN STONE due to rare condition

October 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Curvy Claire Tickle, 39, suffers from lipoedema – a painful condition which sees fat cells expand in the legs so they grow to the size of tree trunks. The learning support assistant tipped the scales at 28 stone – struggling into size 28 trousers and size 20 tops – when she decided to go on a diet.

CCMS Launch Contactcentrelocator.com

October 30, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

CCMS offers two free services to either find an outsource contact centre for a clients needs, or review a client’s existing outsource arrangements to make sure they are getting value for money and the right level of performance from them. Contact Centre Locator has been developed after demands from Contact centre Managed Services clients, where clients need reliable outsource partners, but the client does not have the experience or knowledge of the market to be able to find a partner who can deliver.

Economy is Impossible to Forecast Says Model Boss Mike Illes

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

This finding is announced on the day that the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that UK Gross domestic product grew by just 0.5% between July and September, down from 0.7% in the second quarter (http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/gva/gross-domestic-product–preliminary-estimate/q3-2015/stb-gdp-preliminary-estimate.html)

Mum’s fury as daughter who suffered years of bullying over her size is left in tears after being given part of Augustus Gloop in school play

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Lexi Shaw was shocked when she received the script in the post with her initials next to the lardy male role for the Year 8 production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. She was invited to learn some of Gloop’s lines, which included: “Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, I love the chocolate, I must eat all the time, Ummmmm!”

Nursing staff issued parking ticket after helping pensioner for three minutes

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Kind Henry Redmond, 22, was forced to pull over onto double yellow lines when he saw the elderly woman face down after suffering a nasty fall. But he says he was then unfairly punished for going to the casualty’s aid by a heartless traffic warden who carried on issuing the #35 fine instead of coming over to help.

A family have spent £20,000 transforming their home into a brilliant real-life haunted house for a huge Halloween party that is open to the public

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

The Waltons have splashed out on film-quality costumes and pneumatic props from the US to make their house into a ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ for a huge public party. The two-day extravaganza at their modest family home in Preston will be open to anyone and is free entry, and they are expecting more than 1,000 people.

Cream of the crop

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

The new supplement, which is rubbed directly into muscles, stops the build-up of painful lactic acid and is clinically proven to improve performance over time. Currently, scores of top athletes and clubs in the US and the UK, including seven Premiership teams, are already reaping the benefits of the unique gel – and amateur athletes could soon be following suit.

Transdev Leads the Way with Parkeon’s New Generation Driver Console

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Transdev has ordered 180 of the latest driver console to drive its automatic fare collection system and to act as a real-time data hub linked to a new centralised cloud-based back office developed by Parkeon. The investment will see the Wayfarer6 installed across the operator’s entire fleet in Lancashire, supporting the NoWcard concessionary scheme as well as Transdev’s own commercial ITSO products.

The gadget moving the nation

October 29, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Swegways became the must-have gadget this year but hit the headlines after being banned from being ridden on public roads.

Touching moment nurses granted a man his dying wish and arranged for his favourite HORSE to visit him days before he passed away

October 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Caring nurses stunned equestrian Frank Keat, 80, as he was wheeled out onto the patio of his ward to be greeted by five-year-old Early Morn. He died peacefully on Tuesday morning – but his family say they were overjoyed that the hospital were able to let him see his favourite equine companion a final time.

Break-in at caves after a security guard quits because he is spooked by a ghost

October 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Scared Stephen Wheeler has worked in security for 25 years but only lasted eight days at Wookey Hole in Somerset. He said a new huge cave which was opened this year spooked him and his Rottweiler Sherman so much they refused to patrol the new ‘Chamber 20’ labyrinth.

Norwich Pest Control Firm enjoys double-digit growth whilst raising £900 for local good causes

October 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Abate Pest Management, based in Morley St Boltolph near Norwich, Norfolk, has seen its turnover increase by a massive 15.3% over the last 12 months, and just as its profits soar so has its dedication to helping local good causes. They have helped raise £900 for local charities and community clubs by working alongside specialist internet marketing company Traded Network who donate part of their fees – for getting Abate’s name all over Google and Social Media – to good causes closer to home.

Ski Resort Quiz – Which Piste Are You?

October 28, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Ski, snowboard and snow sports resorts offer something for everyone – not just the thrill seekers! In the run up to ski season, Corporate Rewards has analysed four of the top resorts – Val d’Isére, St Moritz, Claviére and St Anton – and matched them to different personality types to produce a fun, informative quiz-style infographic.

Police in Scotland blame a ‘murder’ on a month-old Labrador in a hilarious Facebook post

October 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Police who posted a joke appeal about the arrest of a DOG wanted for murder and even published a ‘mutt shot’ faced a back-leash – after a campaign was started to free him. Officers in Scotland posted the hound’s picture and said a man had reported a ‘theft’ of a garden hose and a ‘murder‘…

Blind man speeds his way into world record books after driving truck at 120MPH

October 27, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

Mike Newman, 53, set a world record after clocking up 120.04 miles an hour in the 5.5 tonne specially adapted racing truck. Mike, who has been blind since birth due to glaucoma, was alone in the truck’s cabin, but received radio instructions by radio from British truck racer Dave Jenkins, who followed behind the speedster in a car.

Couple struggling to conceive now pregnant with twins after raising £3000 for IVF treatment by doing CAR BOOT sales

October 27, 2015 | by | 1 Comment

Factory workers Kirsty and Kyle Morgan were devastated when they were unable to conceive after three years of trying. When their only round of NHS-funded IVF failed and they were forced to raise funds themselves, the Morgans, of Hereford, Worcestershire, took to the car boot circuit in their Renault Megane.