Jefny Ashcroft and Jonathan Collings are preparing to take residents through a whirlwind of times past during the celebrations. Dubbed 'A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing', their humorous play is set to touch on significant moments in the city's history. Dr Ashcroft, who lives in Chapel Ash, said: "It's a comical piece, I hope it's going to be very funny. "We will be running through the history of Wolverhampton from the 910 Battle of Tettenhall or Wednesfield, right thought to 1954 when Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Budapest Honvéd FC. "Be prepared to have a laugh. I want people to learn about history in an amusing way. It's all true but designed to be funny. "Wolverhampton has been important throughout a long period of history. There are lots of important things that people don't know about. The play will bring in things from the past that people will be proud of." Dr Ashcroft will don a sheep's head as she narrates during the performances, while actor Mr Collings will bravely take … [Read more...] about Wolverhampton Literature Festival: Humorous tale of the city’s history to feature at event
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CELEBRITY Big Brother got off to an explosive start last night - and this year's housemates look set to be the raciest yet.With a number of sex tapes and topless photoshoots between them, most of the stars are used to grabbing headlines for X-rated reasons.Potentially one of the raunchiest housemates of all time is reality star and US actress Jasmine Waltz who is returning to the house after an explosive debut in 2014.The model is star of a steamy sex tape and she has said that she loves to see people naked.The 34-year-old is most famous for sleeping with David Arquette following his separation from Courteney Cox and for punching Lindsay Lohan in 2010. She certainly didn’t hold back last time she was in the house.During her previous stint she kissed both former N-Dubz star Dappy and Apprentice star Luisa Zissman in the house’s Jacuzzi, took her clothes off a lot and annoyedthe older housemates, including Lionel Blair.She also embarked on a romance with … [Read more...] about Celebrity Big Brother stars’ VERY racy pasts revealed… including sex tapes, topless shoots and a lesbian orgy
“LITTLE Darlington, the Quakers, haven’t been at home to a First Division side for nearly 30 years,” begins the commentary in clipped, patronising tones on the flickery black and white British Pathe footage, “but when they kick off against Chelsea in a fourth round replay, it is hard to believe the Quakers are struggling to keep out of the Fourth Division.” From their current lowly position, the Quakers now look up enviously at whatever the Fourth Division is called these days, and they look back fondly on what is probably their greatest moment in their long history. Exactly 60 years ago, they knocked the mighty Chelsea out of the world famous FA Cup. Not just knocked but “smashed”, as the Northern Despatch newspaper indelicately said that evening on its front page. Afterall, the score was a thumping 4-1. Loading article content The Echo said the next morning: “Darlington sent their supporters delirious with delight, and in the … [Read more...] about Darlington 4 Chelsea 1 – 60 years since the Quakers’ greatest victory
0 Have your say It was scored in Berkshire but the beautiful goal which helped breathe new life into Sheffield United’s promotion challenge was devised on a dressing room bench at Bramall Lane. With, Mark Duffy admits as he talks through his strike against Reading, a little help from a football legend.“Tony Currie is always on at me to do that. He’s constantly telling me to shoot a lot more. So hopefully he’s happy with that one. I’m sure it made him proud.”Currie, together with Chris Wilder and his assistant Alan Knill, have been a constant source of support for Duffy since his move to South Yorkshire. The midfielder, whose long-range effort was the highlight of Tuesday’s victory at the Madejski Stadium, is a self-confessed student of the game and regularly gatecrashes the tactical seminars organised by United’s manager and his assistant at the Steelphalt Academy. Currie, who celebrated the 50th anniversary of his debut for the … [Read more...] about Sheffield United: Which Bramall Lane legend has been helping Mark Duffy behind the scenes?
Four in five (81 per cent) of teachers said they believed they had suffered sexual harassment or bullying in the workplace since starting the profession, a shocking study has revealed. When asked whether they had experienced bullying since starting as a teacher, only 5 per cent said they had not. Meanwhile, a fifth (20 per cent) of teachers said they had experienced sexual harassment since joining the profession. Read more One in five teachers say their schools have asked parents for money Ofsted stance on hijab risks increasing threat of attacks on Muslims Pupils being taught in damp and crowded classrooms, survey suggests Grammar schools 'damage social mobility' and should be 'phased out' Sexual harassment had come from pupils, parents, colleagues or bosses at work – and some have had photos taken down their tops and up their skirts, a “deeply disturbing” survey shows. Almost a third of those who have experienced sexual harassment have … [Read more...] about Four in five teachers have been sexually harassed or bullied at school, study suggests