Newsbeat 28 August 2018 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.com/news/newsbeat-45329640 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Avicii's family have turned his official website into a digital memory board where fans have been invited to share their tributes online.The … [Read more...] about Avicii’s family set up digital memorial
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KIND-HEARTED children put their best foot forward and helped raise more than £2,200 in memory of a Chelmsley Wood baby. The event, which was a scenic route from Greenlands Road in Chelmsley Wood to Meriden Park saw 85 children and their parents get together to raise money for Saying Goodbye, a stillborn charity and Daddy’s with Angels, a charity supporting grieving dads. The group were raising funds in memory of Shelley Lees’ baby Kayden James Travers who died on October 4, 2015, when he was just four weeks old. At the end of the walk they released balloons in his memory. The mum of five said: “All of the kids were amazing, not only did they raise money they also raised awareness of baby loss and they need to be recognised. I am proud of each and every one of them. “Everything I do is in memory of my beautiful son Kayden James Travers – always loved and forever missed. “I will continue to do what I can to help others in need.” As well as … [Read more...] about Children raise funds for stillborn charities in memory of Chelmsley Wood baby
A personal trainer is taking on a number of endurance challenges to raise money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Shaun McKenna, who works at Alive Leisure, is aiming to raise £3,000 and inspire others to challenge themselves for charity by running marathons.Having ran 26.2-miles on a treadmill at the sports centre on Friday, Shaun is now preparing to run the London Marathon in memory of father, John.He said: “I have been granted a place in the London 2018 Marathon supporting the British Heart Foundation. “I’m running in memory of my dad John Henry McKenna. The 52 short, but fulfilled years this man lived was above and beyond all expectations for a dad, husband, brother, uncle and friend. “He was an extremely loved character and will continue to be forever missed. Not a day passes when John isn’t in our thoughts. The unexpected and sudden loss of dad was on August 22, 2015.”Shuan managed to raise £484 with his treadmill marathon and … [Read more...] about West Norfolk personal trainer takes on challenges in memory of dad
THE finalists of the Miss Wales 2018 competition have been announced, with nine young women from across Gwent on the shortlist. As the official qualifier for the Miss World contest, entrants from Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen could be named as the Welsh winner. The winner will be crowned at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre on Saturday, April 28, following two days of events on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 at Cardiff’s Mercure Holland House. The nine contestants from Gwent are as follows: Holly Bosanko-Sheady, 17, from Rhiwderin, Newport: “I currently work part time at the Celtic Manor in the restaurant ‘Steak on Six’ which I enjoy a lot since it gives me the opportunity to communicate with a lot of new people. “I am also in my local netball team who I play matches for on weekdays and weekends, I love going to the gym and socialising with friends and family. “I am currently still in school … [Read more...] about Meet the nine young women from Gwent vying to be Miss Wales 2018
0 Have your say Striker Rob Hulse scored 20 goals in 51 games for Leeds United, including two against Reading on his debut. But what he does nowadays might surprise the Elland Road faithful. Rob Hulse is out of the house by 7.15am these days; he gets changed at the hospital, starts to sort through the stations on different wards, checking which patients need seeing first. Then he gets to work: he might help someone who has just had a new hip fitted, another a new knee, or a patient who is going through chemotherapy. Some of them recognise him, from his 15 years as a professional footballer at nine clubs. Other times, his colleagues at Russells Hall Hospital, in Dudley, might tip them off that their physiotherapist was once Leeds United’s top scorer in the Championship.CLICK HERE FOR LATEST LEEDS UNITED HEADLINESHulse works his way through each patient until midday, when he has a sandwich and a cup of tea in a hurried half-hour lunch-break, and is back at it again until … [Read more...] about Leeds United memories: Whatever happened to… striker Rob Hulse?