Devon 10 May 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-47732872 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Following her mother's death, Hayley Kemp was left at a children's home by her father, who had told her they were going to the dentist. … [Read more...] about ‘Dad said we were going to a dentist, but never came back’
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PUBLISHED: 17:18 27 April 2019 | UPDATED: 17:18 27 April 2019 Steve Russell Dolly Parton's Jolene is one of Hayley's top 10 songs of all time Picture: PA Archant The Stone Roses, Kate Bush and Stevie Wonder are on the list of writer and ex-teacher Hayley Long... but which ‘uncool’ record was her first purchase? Music. Always music.... Picture: HAYLEY LONGWe don't get much for a quid these days, do we? About 1.5 Mars Bars from an average supermarket, perhaps (or a fraction of one if we're at some of the dearer petrol stations). We CAN actually make our £1 stretch further, though, if we know where to look. For a pound we can buy Hayley Long's compact and bijoux new book: nearly 100 pages that form a personal love letter to rock and pop.“Music to Make Friends By” is a cheerful and funny autobiographical account of the friendships and life-changing moments associated with loving music. Hayley looks back in time: from buying her … [Read more...] about What are your top 10 songs of all time?
It can be hard to coax children away from the TV sometimes and let’s be honest, it comes in handy when you really need a little peace and quiet for a moment. But if you’re stuck for new ways of entertaining the kids and the weather isn’t too great, then how about taking them to a children’s theatre show? Lots of stars from their favourite TV shows are touring theatres in the South East in 2019, which means they can see their heroes for real, right in front of them. There’s Bing, Igglepiggle and Upsy Daisy, Ben and Holly and Sooty. Much-loved characters from children’s books are also brought to life on the stage - including The Tiger Who Came to Tea and The Gruffalo. Indeed there is something for all ages. Older primary school children might like to go and see Tom Gates or find out what’s going down in Horrible Histories. Deborah Morris lists some of the best children’s theatre shows coming to the South East this year and where and when … [Read more...] about See Bing, Igglepiggle and Upsy Daisy and The Gruffalo in 2019
PUBLISHED: 17:00 13 April 2019 Franki Berry St Albans' Jason Wills with his daughter Maddie. He is running the London Marathon for JDRF. Picture: Stephanie Belton Archant A St Albans dad has been inspired by his diabetic daughter to tackle this year’s London Marathon. Jason Wills decided to run the 26.2 miles for charity JDRF, which funds research into Type One diabetes and hopes to eradicate the condition.It is a cause close to Jason’s heart because his daughter, Maddie, was diagnosed five years ago. The condition, which means Maddie cannot produce the hormone insulin to regulate her body’s blood sugar levels, has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle.She has to wear two invasive devices – a Dexcom CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor) and an Insulet Omnipod insulin pump - as well as carry a PDM (Personal Diabetes Manager). This is to avoid a hypoglycaemia, a serious condition which can cause patients to become … [Read more...] about St Albans dad inspired by diabetic daughter to run London Marathon for charity
Nipsey Hussle’s legacy as a persistent rapper, community activist, uniter, doting father, protective sibling and loving son were underscored at his public memorial service on Thursday, with deeply personal testimonies from those closest to the rapper, including his fiancée, Lauren London; collaborator and dear friend Snoop Dogg; and his mother, who said she was at peace with the death of her “superhero” son. Beyoncé and Jay-Z were among the celebrities who attended the three-hour event in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. The last celebrity funeral held at the concert arena was Michael Jackson’s in 2009. The arena was packed with more than 21,000 fans and drove home the important impact that Hussle, who was just 33 when he died, had on his city and the rest of the world. “My son Ermias Joseph Asghedom was a great man,” said Angelique Smith, dressed in all white. Standing onstage with Hussle’s father, Dawit Asghedom, she declared: … [Read more...] about Nipsey Hussle: Snoop Dogg and Stevie Wonder pay respects as memorial draws 21,000