As murder detectives comb for clues to try to discover how a man was killed in a Kettering flat, local people this afternoon were asking one question.. Just how could a body lie undiscovered in a flat surrounded by neighbours for up to six months? The man, who has not yet been publicly identified, was found dead on boxing day in the first-floor flat in a converted factory in Wood Street.Police believe he may have been dead since the summer. His body was only found after a leak was spotted and entry was forced.This is shoe-factory country, and the victim had neighbours living closely on all sides.Hundreds of people live cheek by jowl in this Victorian street that was built for workers in the leather factories that once peppered the streets of Kettering. Woodlands Court, where the man lived, is itself in a crudely-converted factory housing a high turnover of people that may never meet their neighbours.It’s only 12 months since 29-year-old Tairu Jallow was murdered at his house … [Read more...] about Kettering murder: How could victim lay dead for so long?
Shoe boxes for charity
PUBLISHED: 11:16 28 December 2018 | UPDATED: 11:19 28 December 2018 Karen Bethell Cromer Junior School pupils help head teacher Whil de Neve and Simon Clipsom (left) load up shoe boxes filled with toiletries and treats for needy people in Eastern Europe as part of a collection co-ordinated by Mr Clipsom in his role as community champion at Morrisons, Cromer. Photo: KAREN BETHELL Archant Staff and customers at Morrisons supermarket, Cromer, have raised just over £76,000 for local good causes, supporting community projects ranging from school breakfast clubs and animal sancturaries, to the town’s Christmas lights and carnival. Morrisons Cromer community champion handing over the keys to a new minibus to North Norfolk Community Transport chief executive Claire Abbs. The vehicle was paid for with a £35,000 grant from the Morrisons Foundation charity. Photo: KAREN BETHELLSimon Clipsom, who, since taking over as the Cromer Road store’s … [Read more...] about Cromer supermarket rings up trolley good total for local good causes
Launch date announced for new series of Strictly Come Dancing BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The new series of Strictly Come Dancing will kick off on September 8 with a launch show featuring musical guests Nile Rodgers and Chic, Craig David and Stefflon Don, the BBC has announced. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/launch-date-announced-for-new-series-of-strictly-come-dancing-37249126.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/film-tv/news/article37249123.ece/89f54/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_77a0cfe5-6168-412d-8b37-604d61fdce8a_1 Email The new series of Strictly Come Dancing will kick off on September 8 with a launch show featuring musical guests Nile Rodgers and Chic, Craig David and Stefflon Don, the BBC has announced. The launch show will also reveal which professional dancer will be paired up with each celebrity contestant. Once the pairings have been announced the celebrities will take to the dancefloor for the first time for a group performance. … [Read more...] about Launch date announced for new series of Strictly Come Dancing
BORED Ed Sheeran created a life-sized version of his own head from Lego on tour which he has donated to a charity shop. The creative superstar pieced the brick bust together between live shows and has now handed it to a good cause with a string of other memorabilia. Ginger Ed stunned workers at the St Elizabeth Hospice shop, in his hometown of Framlingham, Suffolk, when he turned donated the haul of personal goods. He also handed over his first record player, a skateboard, clothes, shoes, his school music books and guitar stands from his bedroom. There was also a customised box designed to store bottles of his favourite condiment Heinz tomato sauce and a self-made Lego model of Sydney opera house. Shop manager Rachail Pollard said: “The head is marvellous and we hope it will sell for a lot of money. It should be worth hundreds of pounds. “We have been told that he made it while on his tour bus. He likes to make things to keep himself busy. It must have taken hours to make. … [Read more...] about Ed Sheeran donates life-size Lego self-portrait built while on tour to his local charity shop
SOCCER Aid is returning for 2018 on June 10, and it promises to be even bigger and better than before. We have everything you need here including how to get tickets, how to get to Old Trafford and how much a fancy VIP package will set you back. Are Soccer Aid 2018 tickets on sale and where do I get them? Good news! Tickets are still on sale and can be purchased from the Manchester United website. All the information you need is easily available on their website. Alternatively you can call 0161 444 2018. How much do tickets cost? Tickets cost from £10 to £50. All seats for under-16s are less than a tenner. The Man United website has a clear guide to where your seats will be and how much they cost. What if I want a VIP experience? VIP hospitality is still available if you're feeling a bit flash. Suite dining is available for £125pp and will be held in the Manchester Suite and the Salford Suite. The ticket price includes a two course meal, executive match … [Read more...] about Tickets for Soccer Aid 2018 – prices, availability, how to get to Old Trafford and how much do VIP packages cost?