A Burgess Hill business owner is bringing back the Worlds End Duck Fair after 12 years – and is calling for volunteers. Karen Williams, owner of Munchies in Valebridge Road, has picked July 13, for the event, which will mark the 51-year anniversary of the first ever duck fair.She said: “I am reinventing the Worlds End Duck Fair after 12 years. It’s hopefully going to be a big event and I picked July 13, as a lady came forward to tell me that in on July 13, 1968 it was the very first day of the duck fair, so 51 years to the very day.“I need lots of volunteers and stallholders for charities. There will be tug-of-war dog show fancy dress for children, Scouts, Brownies, and the Guides will be involved.“We are holding a meeting at LJ’s Cafe in Church Walk on April 25, for anybody who is interested in helping or taking a stall.”READ MORE: Police commissioner responds to Burgess Hill knife incidentHaywards Heath parents raise awareness of Group B … [Read more...] about Burgess Hill business owner to bring back Worlds End Duck Fair – can you help?
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0 Have your say THERE weren’t that many places for a couple of young female pals to go on a Saturday night. For a start, Edinburgh in 1977 had no glitzy George Street bars with their crystal chandeliers and stylish décor, bouncers on the door and CCTV watching everyone’s every move. And even if their meagre wages could have stretched to a meal in a restaurant, the choices were just a smattering of Indian and Italian diners.The bars that peppered the route of the Royal Mile were basic: wooden stools and stripped floorboards, real ale. The closest customers might get to a fancy cocktail was a half pint of snakebite. But for a blether and a laugh they did the job fine.READ MORE: Angus Sinclair dead: World’s End Murders killer diesChristine Eadie and Helen Scott were in the mood for a celebration that night. The 17-year-olds knew each other from Firrhill High, now they were both striking out into the grown-up world. Both had just started … [Read more...] about The World’s End Murders: A night that haunts Scotland’s capital to this day
THIS weekend stargazers across the world will be able to see the ‘super wolf blood moon’ eclipse. From Sunday evening the rare eclipse, that only occurs once this decade, will fill the night sky. The lunar phenomenon is seen as by some as a sign of upheaval, while some conspiracy theorists even think it represents the ‘apocalypse’. Here is everything you need to know about catching a glimpse of the super wolf blood moon in Spain this weekend: What time, how long and where? The super wolf blood moon will be in full view over Spain at 05:41am on January 21. Ireland and the UK will see the spectacle at 04:41am local time on January 21. The event is set to last for an hour and will not occur again until May 2021. What is it? The super wolf blood moon is a combination of three rare celestial events. A ‘supermoon’ will occur, which means the moon will be at its closest point to earth on its orbit, which will make it appear larger. The red … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about the super wolf blood moon in Spain that could ‘end the world’ THIS WEEKEND
STRICTLY comes to an end tonight with a new king and queen of the dancefloor about to be crowned. But who will walk away with the treasured Glitterball trophy - Ashley Roberts, Joe Sugg, Faye Tozer or Stacey Dooley? What time is the Strictly final tonight? The 16th series of Strictly Come Dancing ends tonight - with the grand final starting at 6.30pm on BBC One. It airs at the same time as Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back on ITV and 2012 on Channel 4. The winner will be announced just before 9pm - with Michael McIntyre's Big Show following immediately after on BBC One. Shirley Ballas, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussel will make up the judging panel as usual for the final show. If you miss the final, fear not! You can catch up on BBC iPlayer after the live show. Tonight's final will see the following celebrities and their dance partners go head-to-head one last time: Which celebrities were in the Strictly 2018 line-up? The contestants for Strictly 2018 were … [Read more...] about When does Strictly finish tonight and what time will the winner be announced?
Marcelo: The fans have the right to whistle Real Madrid are enduring a tough time at the moment, something Marcelo puts down to the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese is enjoying his life in Italy, but his former club are struggling without his goals. "Cristiano is my former teammate and also my friend," he said to Club del Deportista. "It's clear that if the best player in the world is not in your team, you will miss him. "Any team would like to have Cristiano, but in the end, Madrid will always be Madrid, and will have the best in all positions." A 3-0 loss to CSKA Moscow was a real blot on Los Blancos' Champions League copybook, but the left-back was at pains to point out that Real have a record to be proud of. "It seems normal to win four Champions Leagues in five years, and it isn't," he continued. "There are very big teams that only have one, two, or even none. "We forget how hard it is to win. "We created a very strong team, and having been together for so long has been … [Read more...] about Marcelo: Cristiano Ronaldo? If the best in the world leaves of course you will miss him