SALLY Anne Bowman's depraved killer Mark Dixie has admitted he carried out two earlier sex attacks, and is now being investigated for a second brutal murder. The monster is serving a life sentence after he brutally murdered and raped 18-year-old Sally Anne in 2005. We reveal all... Who is Mark Dixie? Described by cops as "bad, not mad", Dixie was born in Streatham, South West London, where he lived with his mum, stepdad and two brothers. The killer has a long record of previous convictions for robbery, indecent assault and indecent exposure. When he was just 16, he robbed a terrified woman at knifepoint before fondling her breasts. He moved to Australia in 1993 but was deported six years later after being convicted of a sex offence. Dixie left the UK again in 2006 - a year after Sally Anne's murder - when he moved to Amsterdam. Over the years he is known to have used the names Mark Down, Mark James McDonald, Steven McDonald and Shane Turner. He fathered three sons, two with the … [Read more...] about Who is Mark Dixie and where’s Sally Anne Bowman’s murderer now? Chef who killed teen model in 2005
EVERY year, Londoners witness a spectacular parade to mark the appointment of a new Lord Mayor. The Lord Mayor’s show dates back to the 16th century – but just what is it all about and when does this year’s procession take place? What is the Lord Mayor’s show? The Lord Mayor’s show is an annual celebration that takes place in the City of London and celebrates the appointment of a new Lord Mayor. The festivities date back 800 years, when King John was persuaded to let the City of London elect its own mayor. This was approved on the condition that the new mayor would travel from the City to Westminster to swear his loyalty to the Crown. When will it take place and what is the route? The Lord Mayor’s show will begin at 11am on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The procession makes its way down a three-mile route from Bank and Aldwych. Nowadays it fuses modern and traditional elements, and features around 7,000 people, 200 horses and around 150 floats. There … [Read more...] about When is the Lord Mayor’s show, will there be any road closures and who is Charles Bowman?
Four brothers who run a village garage shut their workshop doors for the last time this weekend.After five years of trying to sell Cross Keys garage in Shelfanger, the quartet of Don, Paul, John and Alan Bowman have decided that their retirements cannot be put off any longer.They thought they had a deal to sell it as a going business but, after an issue over a right of way, the sale collapsed at the eleventh hour.“We decided we could not wait any longer and we would close,” said Don Bowman. “It’s sad because it means this village will become just a dormitory.”The Bowmans, whose ages range from 66 to nearly 80, have had the Cross Keys for 39 years since it was originally purchased by two of the brothers. They are now beginning inquiries about using the site for housing.Mr Bowman said they thought they had secured a sale until Norfolk County Council claimed a right of way over their forecourt.Full story in this week's Diss Express, out now … [Read more...] about Bowman brothers bow out after 39 years
Christine Brennan USA TODAY Published 10:22 p.m. UTC Jul 25, 2018 The sexually graphic text messages began popping up on the phone of recently retired swimmer Caroline Burckle, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, when she was home in the Los Angeles area on a May evening in 2011. “They were so aggressive,” Burckle said last week to the Orange County Register, which broke the story. “I was a 24-year-old female swimmer who had retired way too young but was sick of all the (garbage),” she said. “I wanted to change lives and do different things but felt trapped.” The texts, she said, hit her “like a whirlwind.” (She said she also received a voicemail.) “I was disgusted,” Burckle said. “I felt violated, felt sad too. This was a sport that I had just left and loved and so I felt very sad.” On Monday, Bob Bowman, the man who coached Michael Phelps throughout his legendary career, issued a statement about those texts … [Read more...] about Bob Bowman’s gross behavior forces Arizona State leaders to decide what’s next
All connections of our local Bostik Premier league team Burgess Hill Town were celebrating well into the Mid Sussex evening as yet another miracle Houdini had just played out in front of their very eyes. In a losing performance at Harrow, which really did sum up our season, Ian Chapman and Stuart Tuck had staved off relegation back to Bostik South.To us fans we didn't give a dam about losing 3-2 as news filtered in that Tooting had also lost at Met Police. For the next 10 hours all kinds of emotion, celebrations, singing and man hugs erupted in the Harrow club house, coach home and back at HQ. It was some party!Just before getting into it I just wanted to say a few thank yous as this will be the last Hillians piece of the 2017/18 season.As always Mid Sussex Sports editor Mark Dunford deserves a huge mention for his support to this column. It's been an honour working with him again. BHTFC General Manager Mr John Rattle is one of my favourite guys in sport. He always gives the best … [Read more...] about Bowman on the Road: Proud Bostik Premier status is secured, just!