IN PICTURES: An emotional farewell to Whittlesey mum Megan 0 Have your say Mourners sobbed as they remembered a much loved mum who tragically died following a brain haemorrhage. Megan Hall was just 29 years old when she suffered the catastrophic haemorrhage last month.Megan was expecting her second child when she died at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She lived with her eight-year-old son, Luke, in Newlands Road in Whittlesey.She was 26 weeks pregnant with a baby girl.Doctors tried to save both Megan and the unborn baby, but sadly there was nothing they could do.On Thursday Megan’s funeral was held at All Soul’s Church in Peterborough.Her coffin was brought to the church in a horse drawn carriage, with friends and family walking behind the carriage wearing black.Flowers on top of the carriage spelt out ‘Megan.’Megan was a well known and hugely loved person in Whittlesey, working in the kitchen at the George Hotel after previously … [Read more...] about Tears for much loved mum at her funeral
THE sunshine has got us all loving the great outdoors as campsites across the UK enjoy a bumper summer. The choice of accommodation to go glamping – camping with a few home comforts thrown in – among the rolling hills, forests and woodlands is better than ever. TRISHA HARBORD picks out the top ten quirkiest faves, including sleeping in a jet plane, treehouse and gypsy caravan. Join the jet set IF you have ever wanted to sleep on a plane’s flat bed but never been able to afford it, now’s your chance. You just won’t be flying anywhere. Apple Camping in Redberth, Pembrokeshire – home to the 20metre-long Jet Star and a new futuristic UFO – has to be one of the most unusual retreats. The 1970 executive aircraft still has its original bar, the captain’s cabin has a double bed with en- suite, there’s a single behind the cockpit and a sofa, allowing it to sleep four. You can also play at being a pilot using the Xbox with flight-simulator … [Read more...] about We reveal the top 10 most unusual places to go glamping from jet planes to treehouses
0 Have your say Grieving parents whose pregnant daughter died unexpectedly have been left even more heartbroken when the money for her funeral was stolen. Devastated Ronnie and Caroline Hall are appealing to catch the thieves who made off with £1,800 and irreplaceable personal items of their daughter Megan after breaking into their car at Eastfield Cemetery on Wednesday last week.The parents were picking out the plot for their daughter’s burial when the money and items (including photographs of Megan) were taken from their parked car.Megan (29), who lived in Newlands Road, Whittlesey, with her eight-year-old son Luke was 26 weeks pregnant with her second child, a baby girl, when she suffered a “catastrophic” brain haemorrhage out of the blue. Despite desperate attempts to save the life of both herself and her unborn child, who was going to be called Sophie, Ronnie and Caroline had no choice but to turn off their life support after Addenbrooke’s … [Read more...] about Disgust as funeral money for pregnant mum, who died suddenly, is stolen from Peterborough
The mum of notorious punk rock icon Sid Vicious is to be featured as part of a heritage trail marking contributions of notable individuals and pioneering industries hailed for putting South Derbyshire on the map. Anne Beverley (nee McDonald) was the mother of Sid Vicious, of Sex Pistols punk rock band fame, and it is said his ashes were even scattered by Anne on The Delph in Swadlincote. Anne herself died of an overdose at her home in Hastings Road, in the town, in 1996. Just three days before her death she played at a pub in the town to a crowd of 30 people with her own punk band, Road Rage, formed to cash in on the Sex Pistols' fame. The Sex Pistols were a notorious English punk rock band formed in London in 1975, who caused a storm due to their outrageous antics and music. They are credited with being responsible for initiating the punk movement in the UK and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Vicious had been asked to join the Sex Pistols after Glen Matlock's … [Read more...] about Sex Pistols link to town heritage trail
Charisse Jones and Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 7:45 p.m. UTC May 31, 2018 Sears Holdings continues to shrink its footprint, saying Thursday that it will close another 63 Sears and Kmart stores as it tries to shave costs and regain its footing in the midst of sagging sales. The retailer told employees that it will shutter 15 Kmart and 48 Sears locations in early September, with liquidation sales starting as soon as June 14. The stores that will be going out of business are: KMART California Ridgecrest: 910 North China Lake Blvd. Colorado Arvada: 9881 W 58th Avenue Florida Tampa: 5400 E Busch Blvd Hawaii Lihue: 4303 Nawiliwili Road Iowa Des Moines: 2535 Hubbell Avenue Illinois Rockford: 5909 E State Street Louisiana Lake Charles: 4070 Ryan Street Minnesota Duluth: 215 North Central Avenue New Jersey Passaic / Clifton: 24 34 Barbour Avenue New Mexico Albuquerque: 2100 Carlisle Avenue New York West Babylon: 1000 Montauk Highway Rosedale: 25301 Rockaway Blvd Oregon … [Read more...] about How low can it go? Sears will close 63 more stores. Is your’s on the list?