PUBLISHED: 12:15 31 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:15 31 October 2018 Richard Hughes GBBO9: The Final: - Kim-Joy, Rahul & Ruby (C) Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions/Channel 4 Mark Bourdillon (Channel 4 images must not be altered or manipulated in any way) CHANNEL 4 PICTURE PUBLICITY 124 HORSEFERRY ROA Prue managed to get through an entire day without revealing the winner of The Great British Bake Off before the show aired, so really, we were all winners says guest reviewer Richard Hughes of the cooking competition’s grand finale. Showstopper Bake; Rahul baking (C) Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions/Channel 4It was Judgement Day in the most famous tent in the land: after what seemed like months (well, 10 weeks, actually) it was finally the final with the last three ‘pinnies’ standing.Kim-Joy, Ruby and Rahul had nozzles drawn at dawn, after beating, whisking and rolling their way into the last show of a very successful series. As ever Noel and … [Read more...] about Great British Bake Off final review: the irresistable confection comes to an end as the judges’ favourite from day one triumphs at the final hurdle. Who was crowned GBBO 2018 winner at the garden party? CONTAINS SPOILERS!
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A David Vs Goliath struggle in which humble Isleworth allotment holders are battling to stop a mighty Duke evicting them from their gardens came to a head this week. In what could be a modern-day re-enactment of a struggle straight out of the medieval history books , a public inquiry has been hearing how Ralph Percy, 12th Duke of Northumberland, is trying to convince a government planning inspector to let him move 40 allotment holders off the Park Road allotments in Isleworth so he can build 120 flats on the land. Pleading hardship, the Duke, who is listed as the 15th richest member of the aristocracy in England - worth an estimated £370 million - says he plans to use the money he gets to repair Syon House, his official London residence. He called for the inquiry after Hounslow Council threw out his plans to turf off the allotment-holders and relocate them on new patches inside the grounds of his historic Syon Park, in 2016. The inquiry held at Brentford Free Church concluded … [Read more...] about Isleworth allotment holders take on Duke in fight to save gardens
By Rob Lowman | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: September 11, 2018 at 8:29 am | UPDATED: September 11, 2018 at 8:31 am Fall is traditionally the season that Oscar contenders hit the theaters. But for just about a month this time around, the Academy’s board of governors tempted filmgoers with the idea that it was creating an Oscar category for “outstanding achievement in popular film.” Alas, that was not to be as the Academy said it would scrap the idea for this year, apparently unable to come up with criteria for what that meant. Sorry, “Wreck-It Ralph 2.” You’ll probably have to be content with competing in the animation category. Anna Kendrick as “Stephanie” and Blake Lively as “Emily” in A SIMPLE FAVOR.Photo Credit: Peter Iovino THUG-012 – Amandla Stenberg stars in Twentieth Century Fox’s THE HATE U GIVE. Photo Credit: Erika Doss. SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsDenise Gough stars as Missy and … [Read more...] about 76 movies coming to theaters in fall 2018
PUBLISHED: 13:01 21 February 2015 Maya Levy as Nellie Bly Karla Gowlett A one woman play will shed light on the little known journalist as part of International Women’s Day, finds Bridget Galton. The life of daredevil investigative reporter Nellie Bly is barely known in this country but a one-woman play is set to put that right.At a time when women couldn’t vote, the Victorian pioneer excelled in an exclusively male world; going around the world in 72 days, working as an elephant trainer and reporting from inside an asylum.New York-born Maya Levy’s self-penned show comes to JW3 - appropriately - as part of International Women’s Day celebrations.She says: “I was interested in telling the story of an important woman in history and as soon as I started reading up on her I knew she was the one. She was an important figure in feminism but even in America she has fallen out of the history books. “On a personal level I found her really inspiring, … [Read more...] about Story of Victorian daredevil reporter Nellie Bly comes to JW3 stage
Fashionistas have a reason to rejoice.Kate Spade, a chic, urbane retailer known for its stylish handbags, "crisp colors, graphic prints and playful sophistication," will open an outlet store in the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets in downtown Michigan City this summer. The high-end global designer brand, which encourages its often upper middle-class customers to "live colorfully," will open a 2,800-square-foot store in the outdoor mall at 601 Wabash St.“People have been clamoring for a Kate Spade at Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets for years, and now we are excited to announce that it’s becoming a reality,” Lighthouse Place General Manager Chris Juricic said. “Adding an iconic brand like Kate Spade further drives home our commitment to bring the most sought-after retailers to Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets for our shoppers to enjoy.”Kate Spade has more than 175 Kate Spade New York shops internationally that sell handbags, clothing, accessories, jewelry, … [Read more...] about Kate Spade store coming to Lighthouse Place in Michigan City