PUBLISHED: 14:26 27 September 2018 Simon Parkin Rosedale Funeral Home is helping pack shoeboxes for Link to Hope’s Christmas Appeal. Picture: Rosedale Archant People in South Norfolk are being urged to donate old shoeboxes and supplies to a charity Christmas appeal. Rosedale Funeral Home, which has branches in Diss, Wymondham and Attleborough, as well as Beccles, Halesworth and four other locations in north Suffolk, have been busy wrapping and packing shoeboxes for Link to Hope’s Christmas Appeal.More than 400 shoe boxes have already been filled with toys and practical gifts, such as toothbrushes, soap, notebooks and colouring pencils, and will be hand delivered to families and the elderly in Romania, Moldava, Ukraine and Bulgaria.They will continue their efforts until the deadline of November 6 and are appealing for empty shoe boxes or donated items to pack inside. There will also be a wrap and fill party at Beccles on October 16 open to … [Read more...] about Appeal to help kick-off Christmas shoebox appeal
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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?
PUBLISHED: 11:15 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:15 23 April 2018 Lynne Mortimer Lynne did it... and it only took two-an-a-half years. Picture: JH Archant It has taken a mere two and a bit years but finally I’ve done it. Anyone out there who finds sewing tasks easy will probably find it difficult to understand how the relatively straightforward task of covering an oblong of foam cushion with a piece of material could take so long. Put simply, it was because I didn’t know what I was doing. Old tin (left) too short. New tin (r) is now too tall. Picture: LJM I bought a small sewing machine three years ago and it gathered dust on top of the wine rack (which does not gather dust) for a year. Then came my opportunity to justify my purchase. My son made a window seat for an alcove in his house and said he would like it to have a cushion on top. In a moment of madness – only equalled by my stupid promise to see in the new millennium size 12 or naked* – I … [Read more...] about The joy and guilt of putting it off