Jackson David Robert Bell was born at 1.45am on March 5 at Forth Valley Royal Infirmary, weighing 6lb 15oz. The family live in Falkirk. THE PARENTS: Mum Helena Nelson (36) works as a claims assistant with Gallacher Bassett, while dad Richard Bell (36) works as a tanker driver with Certas Energy.THE PREGNANCY: Helena described her pregnancy as “horrendous” as she was very sick to begin with. Apart that everything else was okay!THE BIRTH: Helena said that her birth with Jackson felt better then her pregnancy. Jackson was three weeks and one day early as her waters broke and she was induced. After a five and a half hour labour, Jackson was born. THE BABY: Jackson is a very alert and cheery baby. He used to sleep through the night but ever since moving into his bigger cot, he has not settled very well,THE NAME: Mum Helena liked the name Jack but the couple thought that Jack Bell was too short so they decided Jackson was best.THE GRANDPARENTS: Jackson’s grandparents are … [Read more...] about Baby of the Week: Jackson Bell
Staff at one of Horncastle’s best known and most respected businesses are celebrating - after winning a national award. Robert Bell and Co scooped gold at the prestigious British Property Awards.Their ‘team’ performed outstandingly throughout an extensive judging process which focused on customer service levels.The company has now been short listed for a number of national awards which will be announced later in the year.The British awards provide agents throughout the UK with an invaluable opportunity to compare the service that they provide against local, regional and national competition.Only agents who go the ‘extra mile’ and provide outstanding levels of customer service are rewarded.The award is seen as a boost for the company in a competitive market place.The British Awards are considered to be one of the most coveted in the business.Judges ‘mystery shop’ all entrants to gain a balanced overview of customer service … [Read more...] about It’s celebration time as Bell’s strike gold!
EMMERDALE fans begged Belle Dingle not to have a baby with Lachlan White after he murdered their pal Gerry Roberts. Belle has no idea what Lachlan has done and viewers urged her to break free from him – rather than have his child. Yesterday Lachlan told everyone Belle was pregnant with his child but it was later confirmed as a false alarm. At the start of tonight’s episode, Lachlan begged her to try for a child with him and told her it was everything he had dreamed of. He said: “I don't want to pressure you but you've got to admit it would be so, so good. “I mean, a proper family, to go with the new family business - a little kid with your brain and your looks. “And yeah maybe Rebecca does have a point and we are young but that just means we have loads of energy. “And you have to admit you seemed pretty happy before you found out.” At first Belle seemed unconvinced but after sleeping on it, she told Lachlan she would love to try for a baby with … [Read more...] about Emmerdale fans beg Belle Dingle not to have killer Lachlan’s baby
Ryston Runners AC sprinter Robert MacQueen achieved a new personal best when he ran in the England Age Group Track and Field Championships in Sheffield on Saturday. Having qualified for the championships at Lee Valley in December, Robert shaved another 0.06 secs off his 60m best time to claim sixth place in his heat in 7.68. Also competing indoors, at the EMAC and Southern Masters’ Championships on Sunday were Ryston’s Paul Harrison and Gaye Clarke. Harrison afterwards described his performances in the 60m and long jump as “modest”, but his triple jump was different class, as he leapt to a CBP of 11m 24, to register an indoor best for himself by 14cm. Clarke overcame a series of injuries to claim SoE W55 gold in the 60m hurdles and high jump and bronze in the 60m. Just two Ryston athletes managed to get places in this year’s Tarpley 20. Richard Ebbs finished third overall in 2.02.36. It was enough to place him first in the M45 category, but the time was … [Read more...] about Ryston’s Robert sprints his way to PB
Dark hoarse Some excitement in Glasgow about a forthcoming concert at the ABC by heavy metal chanteuse Myrkur. The bonny Danish warbler’s more folky direction, combined with her controversial female gender, has led to threats from fanatical death metallers. But, with her wide vocal range, Myrkur can growl as hoarsely as any Stan-worshipping metallist. Not Stan. Satan. Sorry, wee typo there. Myrkur, incidentally, is Icelandic for darkness, which reminds reader Greg Noble of the old joke: “How many death-metallers does it take to change a light bulb? None. They embrace the darkness.” Give it up Loading article content Lent news, and the Winter Olympics have inspired our man John Mulholland who declares: “I’m giving up ice skating until Easter. I’m aff the rink fur Lent.” Lot of bottle Our tale about posh boys quaffing gargantuan amounts of booze prompts Derek Miller to recall exuberantly scoffing 20-year-port at a business lunch in … [Read more...] about Robert McNeil’s Diary: Dark hoarse, Give it up and Lot of Bottle