The daughter of a dad murdered at a house in Warrington has urged anyone with information to come forward saying: "We are in immense pain - this is hell." Mark Bradbury was tragically attacked in a home in Poulton-with-Fearnhead on Sunday evening, prompting a murder probe by detectives in Cheshire. The 58-year-old was known by a variety of nicknames, and had the pen name "H" or "Henry" to some of his pals. Today, his daughter wrote on Facebook: "This is the hardest thing I will ever have to write in my life. "My dad's death will be treated as a murder investigation. "We are in immense pain. "This is hell." She continued: "Please if anyone has any information as to his whereabouts or activity on Thursday the 1st of August please call 101. "You did not deserve this, I love you [to] infinity." Mr Bradbury used to work for a recycling firm in Warrington and was often seen on the golf course in Birchwood. His daughter posted photos of her father, and said: "This is my wonderful dad. … [Read more...] about Daughter of murdered Warrington dad says: ‘This is hell’
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A Derby dad was inspired to lose more than 11st by his 19-month-old son. At his heaviest Robert Hill, who lives in Mickleover, weighed nearly 25st and was struggling both at work and home. The 29-year-old, who runs his own tree surgery business, says his size prevented him from climbing up trees to do his job. But, Robert's biggest motivation was to lose enough weight to be able to support and play with his young son Arthur. He spoke about the difficulties he faced before deciding to lose weight in June, last year. Robert, who's business Hill Tree Care is based in Sutton Coldfield, said: "I was starting to struggle at work. I was still running the business from the ground, but I couldn't climb up to fell the trees, and I got staff to do the jobs that required climbing. "I was on the road all the time, working all day then out late at night quoting for jobs. "I was living on energy drinks, eating out of petrol stations and calling into fast food takeaways every night." Robert decided to … [Read more...] about Derby dad loses more than 11 stone for his 18-month-old son
Oh. I’m not being funny, but Gavin and Stacey’s back on the telly this Christmas for a one-off special. Cracking. It’s been 11 years since the UK’s favourite whirlwind romance swept Bryn, Smithy, Nessa, Chinese Alan et al into our lives, and the dust has settled on Barry, Billericay and Baby Neil. So, what’s occurring? James Corden’s gone onto big things in California hosting the Late, Late Show, and Ruth Jones has just published her first novel. But what have their characters been up to? Let your imagination run wild. Gavin Shipman Works as an account executive for a vibesy advertising Shoreditch start-up where the perks include wearing shorts to work on weekdays beginning with T. Yes, his balls still work. Gavla, delighted about Spurs’s success in Europe, commutes the last mile to his office by scooter. By coincidence, his new deskmate is also named Owain Hughes. And before you ask, he doesn’t either. … [Read more...] about Gavin and Stacey are back: so what are they up to in 2019?
A young Teesside roofer who set up his growing business from his parents' garage says your early 20s is the "ideal" time to take the plunge in business. Sam Moore, from Redcar , now has a team of five, a growing order book and is based at UK Steel Enterprise’s Innovation Centre in Redcar. He started Samuel Moore Roofing when he was just 23. "It's a plunge into the unknown," Sam says, "but if you don't take a bit of a risk you will never do anything. "Because I'm only young, I didn't have a house at the time and was still living with my parents, I just thought 'now is the ideal time to do it'. "Not enough people my age take that risk." But Sam, who's now 27, admits it has been a hard slog. After starting out working for his brother, he thought running a business "looked easy" - but soon had his eyes opened. "I was working with him from 8 till 4," he said, "not realising what he does on a night behind the scenes. "You always look up to your big brother, it was good to have … [Read more...] about How Sam set up successful roofing firm from mam and dad’s garage
The family of a man who was killed in Luton have paid tribute to him. Meuric Roberts, 51, died after being attacked in his flat in Hitchin Road. Officers were called to reports of a body being found just before 3pm on Wednesday (24 April.) In a statement, Mr Robert’s family said: “Meuric was a much loved dad, granddad, brother and uncle. He was a proud man with a good heart who will be a missed every day by his whole family.”Officers carried out enquiries into the circumstances of Mr Robert’s death and subsequently launched a murder investigation.A 39-year-old man from Luton was arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday (Thursday) in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.Detective Inspector Phil Moss, investigating said: “We are still following several lines of enquiry and continue to appeal to anyone who may have any information to come forward as this may help us with our investigation.“We know how concerning incidents like … [Read more...] about Family pay tribute to 51-year-old grandfather killed in Luton Hitchin Road attack