A Freeview provider is urging Hull customers not to retune their boxes after hundreds lost access to their TV channels. Residents in several post codes across the city and in areas of East Yorkshire were left disgruntled on Friday evening after finding out they couldn't watch their favourite shows. The YouView website pointed blame at "bad weather conditions" and said it is part of "living in Britain" - and the company is urging disgruntled users to "weather the storm". The bad news is that the company said the heatwave means the problem could easily continue up until Sunday evening. Twitter account YouView support tweeted: "Some users may experience some signal interference or loss of channels this weekend (28th-30th June) due to high atmospheric pressure. Whilst there is high pressure, we would recommend not retuning your YouView box." The outage occurred on Friday evening and has been blamed on the scorching weather as the UK experiences a bout of high pressure - blessing Hull and … [Read more...] about TV company issues statement as signal goes down across Hull
THE Grand National Festival 2019 is the must-see horseracing meeting of the year. But where and when is the coverage on TV? Here's the lowdown... When is the Grand National Festival 2019? The annual race festival at Aintree racecourse outside of Liverpool opened on Thursday April 4 and runs until Saturday April 6. The racecourse expects more than 150,000 racegoers to attend the three-day event, which includes Ladies Day. Away from the track, the main event itself - the 2019 Grand National - will be watched by millions of people around the globe tomorrow. Seven races are held each day, with punters watching closely when the first race starts from 1.45pm. The Grand National will be held late Saturday afternoon at 5.15pm, with one final race running afterwards at 6.20pm. When does coverage of the Grand National Festival 2019 start and where can I watch the races? ITV1 and Racing TV are screening daily racing. Plus, each day is streamed on ITV Hub. While ITV1 won't feature the first and … [Read more...] about What time does the Grand National Festival 2019 TV coverage start, what channel is it on and which races are running?
Allihopa, a paper publishing business based in Mumbles, Swansea, was created out of a silver lining. This is how Lucy Richardson describes the start of her business in 2009, but at the time it felt like a very different story. Three weeks after giving birth to her second daughter, Lucy discovered that the company she worked for had folded over night as a consequence of the recession. In this sink or swim scenario, Lucy decided to set up Allihopa , a business which creates quirky greeting cards and personalised prints. Fast forward ten years, and Lucy has experienced great success with Allihopa. The business has gone from strength to strength, from securing celebrity clients to winning national awards due to Lucy’s drive and determination. This was something the Women in Business Awards spotted early on, as Lucy was awarded ‘Woman of the Year’ at the awards in 2010. Here, she outlines her business journey and how she juggles her responsibilities as a mother of two … [Read more...] about The award-winning Swansea designer who has made greeting cards for A-list celebs
CHRISTOPHER Biggins was mugged by a cyclist while waiting for a taxi in London on Wednesday night. The hooded yob made off with his mobile phone in Covent Garden and the I’m A Celeb star, 70, has said that the experience was "terrifying". Talking on BBC Wiltshire, he said: "I walked down to Charring Cross Road to get an Uber at quarter to midnight and I was on my phone." “I was looking down toward Trafalgar Square and I was seeing how far away he was and suddenly a hooded cyclist came by and stole my phone – just took it out of my hand. “It was such a violation. “I shouted very loudly but it was quarter to midnight and he got away.” He said his insurers cheered him up the next day as one of them asked: “Is that the real Mr Biggins?” But the Celebrity Big Brother star doesn’t think the muggers will be able to open the phone and use his information. Christopher is one of four presenters guest editing BBC Wiltshire this week for the … [Read more...] about I’m A Celeb star Christopher Biggins left shaken after being mugged by hooded cyclist for his phone
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are a well-loved part of many people's mornings. The popular pair host ITV's This Morning and have viewers in stitches with their on-screen antics. But the duo need a rest just as much as the rest of us and are taking a break over Easter. With such large shoes to fill, the decision about who could replace them was a big one for ITV to make. And it turns out they've turned to another of their most popular programmes - I'm A Celebrity. Former Inbetweeners actress Emily Atack will be joining her fellow I'm A Celebrity campmate John Barrowman in taking the helm. Emily has proved to be a hit with the public, who voted her into second place behind King of the Jungle Harry Redknapp. ITV bosses are obviously hoping that her bubbly personality will captivate viewers and Emily cannot be more excited about presenting alongside her "best mate", reports The Mirror. The new pairing will come together on This Morning for the … [Read more...] about I’m A Celeb duo to replace Holly and Phil on This Morning