Police find more than 1,000 cannabis plants in factory after officers pick up scent as they cycle to work
The two officers from Essex police became suspicious after cycling past the building and decided to investigate further. After further enquires they got a search warrant and raided the building in Boreham, Essex, on Wednesday (29/12).
Pensioner who spent funeral savings to plant suburban oasis has now created Britain’s best council house filled with mosaic walls
Former teacher Jam Imani Rad, 66, spent £5,000 of his own money transforming the area outside his home into a communal garden. He installed statues, trellises and stone structures for neighbours to enjoy – but fell foul of his housing association who said he had no permission for the mini oasis.
Emergency services rushed to Ladypool Road in Highgate, Birmingham, at 3.30am. Dramatic pictures taken at the scene show the £40,000 Porsche Boxster sideways in the middle of the road with its bonnet wedged under the skip.
Kerb scrawling : Man starts blog of funny passive-aggressive notes left on windscreens of badly-parked cars
Dan Mehmet noticed people who lived near his home in Bristol were partial to penning hateful messages for fellow drivers over their seemingly inconsiderate parking. He started taking photos of the humorous notes and posted a collection of his favourites the website for his video creation company, Sparkol.
Seal rescued by dog walker after it was thrown ashore by storm – but ignored by passers-by who thought it was a ROCK
The cute pup had injuries to its body and mouth from the impact of being thrown ashore and was dehydrated, tired and hungry. It’s even believed passers-by may have ignored the tiny animal because they believed it was a ROCK.
Lost my sense of tumour : Funnyman diagnosed with brain tumour the size of an egg – after losing the ability to crack a JOKE
Razor-sharp Andrew Llewellyn, 34, used to be the centre of conversation with his hilarious stories and witty wisecracks. But he then found he could no longer remember his favourite jokes or find the words to make funny remarks.
Cocker spaniel Lilly had a miracle escape after plunging down the 10 metre deep hole during a Boxing Day walk in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcs. Lilly’s owner watched her disappear as she chased a bird into woodland before finding her two-and-a-half hours later by shining a mobile phone light down the well.
Row over volunteer army of ‘street guardians’ who will be keeping revellers safe on the streets of Cheltenham, Glos., this New Year’s Eve
The ‘guardian’ volunteers say they are fulfilling a role the police are unable to cover due to drastic budget cuts. Volunteers spend weekends patrolling the centre of Cheltenham, Glos., and make the town a “safer place”.
Grandma faces terrifying wait to see if she has been infected – after being jabbed with a used NEEDLE at doctors surgery
Heather Johnson was horrified to discover a nurse attempted to administer the annual injection with a needle taken from a blister pack of USED syringes. A doctor came to visit the mum-of-two and her husband, Ian, 60, at their home in Brimmington, Chesterfield, Derbys., four days later to explain that a nurse had put a pack of used needles back into the fridge – where unused vaccines are stored.
Retired engineer Stephen Souter, 63, has suffered ‘indescribable’ pain from the disease which has slowly destroyed his cornea. The cornea – the clear ‘window’ at the front of the eye – is one of our most sensitive organs, with the highest density of pain receptors in the body.
Matthew Rawlins, 37, was only able to speak properly for the first time again after meeting his partner Amy Fletcher, known as AJ, 28. He had lived with the horrors of PTSD since witnessing two fellow sailors drown after they had fallen overboard during a training exercise in the ice-cold Baltic Sea in 2002.
The tiny Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross was taken to the Dogs Trust and staff are now battling to improve her condition after she was found in a weak and fragile state. However, with no room at the inn, staff will be taking the pretty pup home with them for Christmas where she will receive round-the-clock care to help her gain strength and recover from her ordeal.
Shoppers looked on in disbelief as the former Chelsea star perused the toiletries aisle at the Fulham store on Christmas Eve. The 37-year-old now rakes in a whopping £3.8 a season as a midfielder for New York City FC but is clearly still a bargain hunter at heart.
Kirsty Reed, 30, went with her husband Matthew to see Cinderella featuring Gok Wan. She laughed so much she induced contractions – and was rushed to hospital to give birth to her son who she has named Ruben.
Westerham Costa Coffee car crash: One dead and five injured after Audi ploughs into cafe on Christmas Eve
The vehicle was reportedly seen clipping cars coming before plunging through windows of the busy Costa Coffee today (Thurs). It is believed the car was occupied by an elderly couple, who have had the roof of their Audi A4 cut off by firefighters.
Around 50 firefighters battled the inferno that broke out on a quiet residential street in Lincoln at around 4.30pm on Monday (21/12). Crews fought overnight to extinguish the blaze which set off a series of explosions and billowed smoke into the air, which could be seen from miles around.
The 25-year-old knew her little girl was coming around Christmas time but she couldn’t believe it when doctors told her the actual due date was December 25. She is spending the day with her family in Stapleford, Notts., and hopes to be able to finish her Christmas dinner and pull a few crackers before the contractions kick in.