Prue Leith 29 September 2018 9:00 AM 29 September 2018 9:00 AM Share Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Email Whatsapp I’m heartedly sick of hearing how feckless and selfish the young are. Maybe I move in enchanted circles, but I keep on meeting young people making a go of it, and frankly if they are the future, we should have no fear of Brexit. At Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Festival, there were (among the Glastonbury refugees selling henna tattoos, yoga classes and herbal remedies) new cheesemakers, butchers, jam- and pickle-makers, restaurateurs, furniture-makers and brewers, all having successful careers out of work they love. England now has more artisan cheeses than France. Last month I helped judge the first year of the British Charcuterie Awards and there were 443 entries, mostly start-ups by young people. I recently met an amazing young woman. Alice Thompson was being given an honorary degree at Queen Margaret University in … [Read more...] about The young people I meet give me hope for Brexit
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Want to read more?We value our content and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Campbeltown Courier – subscribe today for as little as 56 pence per week. Subscribe NowRotarians are already travelling the length of Kintyre to amass auction items for the Sale of the Century’s return. The Rotary Club of Campbeltown holds its popular charity fundraising event on Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22 in Victoria Hall. There are bound to be some amazing bargains and unusual items at the sale, which is the first to be held this year.Auctioneering as always will be in the capable hands of resident auctioneers, Cecil Finn and John Kerr, and it is worth a visit to the hall to hear the entertaining sales patter. At this sale young apprentice auctioneer, Stephen MacSporran, will join the team. Mr MacSporran will be well known to many for his appearances, as a solicitor, in Campbeltown Sheriff Court … [Read more...] about Find fine furniture at Sale of the Century
JOHN Craven is a British journalist and television host who's best known for presenting the BBC programmes Newsround, Countryfile and Beat the Brain. But, what else do we know about him, when did he present the shows, and who's he married to? Let's get the lowdown... How old is John Craven? John Craven was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, on August 16, 1940 - that makes him 77. He attended Leeds Modern School, but left at the age of 16 to begin an apprenticeship at Yorkshire Copperworks, where he write for the company magazine. He kick off his career with the BBC in 1970 with stints in local radio. VIVA LOSS VEGAS Johnny Vegas shows off his dramatic weight loss after ditching bacon baps PHOENIX HIGHLIGHTS Paddy McGuinness struts out of barbers into £160k Ferrari after haircut WHOLE (SALE) AGAIN Kerry Katona gets shop job in furniture store in Warrington heartbreaking The lowdown on Stacey Young, Paul Young's wife, who has died at 52 FOWL PLAY Georgia FINALLY admits kissing Jack & it … [Read more...] about How old is John Craven, when did he present Countryfile and Newsround and who is his wife Marilyn?
A top judge has warned that those who commit knife crime in Greater Manchester will face ‘severe sentences’ after a clubber who stabbed and killed a young dad for no reason was jailed for life. Jordan Ross was murdered by Dorian Graham after a mass brawl broke out in Suburbia nightclub, off Deansgate in Manchester city centre . Graham, 30, has now been sentenced to life in prison for killing Mr Ross - and attempting to murder another clubber, Christopher Smith. He must serve a minimum of 26 years. Mr Ross, 24, from Birmingham, was on a night out with friends when he was knifed. Mr Smith was stabbed in the neck and back from behind several times, but survived. Judge David Stockdale QC, the Honorary Recorder of Manchester, spoke out as statistics showed that at least 35 people have been fatally stabbed in London since the beginning of the year. His comments also came after the M.E.N. reported that violent crime has nearly tripled in Greater Manchester since 2009. Jude … [Read more...] about Killer who stabbed to death young dad ‘for no reason’ at Suburbia nightclub off Deansgate is jailed for life
Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy ★★★★☆ Download this: “Be Careful”, “Bodak Yellow”, “Money Bag”, “Bickenhead”, “I Like It”, “Ring” ft Kehlani Critics tried to call Cardi B’s success a one-off, like she was a passing fad rather than an incredibly unique and exciting artist, and you can stamp a big fat “sexist” sign on that. It’s that same sexism that still tries to pit her against fellow rapper Nicki Minaj, as though you can only have one female MC enjoy success at a time. Yet all of Cardi B’s achievements have been in her own right, established by her monster hit “Bodak Yellow”, and with every move since then. Her debut album Invasion of Privacy isn’t so much an introduction as her final word: she is here to stay. Referred to by another critic as “the new American dream”, she recounts her rags-to-riches narrative in … [Read more...] about Album reviews: Cardi B, John Prine, Tinashe, Laura Veirs, Say Sue Me, Josh T Pearson