This is the moment a man jumped from the Humber Bridge for a stunt it is claimed was intended to highlight suicide prevention. Police and coastguard teams were called out to reports of a man seen hanging from the bridge at around 5.30pm on Sunday. It was later revealed the man was taking part in an extreme sports activity, using climbing rope and a harness. Those involved in the stunt sent the footage to Hull Live , capturing the moment the man leaped over the edge. The video, taken from a drone, shows him making the jump before swinging underneath the bridge and then climbing back up the harness. Giles Hather, 48, who helped to orchestrate the stunt, has revealed the reason behind it. He told Hull Live: “We have been across the bridge and looked at what it must have been like. What must be going through their mind in that whole process? “When he first walked across, he came back and said ‘how can someone walk across and then jump. Surely there must be something … [Read more...] about The moment a man jumped from the Humber Bridge in daredevil stunt
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new PUBLISHED: 19:20 10 April 2019 | UPDATED: 19:27 10 April 2019 Dan Mountney Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne (centre) during the training session at Emirates Stadium, London. Adam Davy/PA Wire/PA Images PA Wire/PA Images Arsenal may have fallen to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Everton on Sunday, but Napoli’s form ahead of the Europa League last-eight clash between the pair will give the Gunners hope. Islington Gazette sports reporter Dan Mountney cast an eye over their 2-1 loss against Empoli in Serie A last Wednesday. Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne during the training session at Emirates Stadium, London. Adam Davy/PA Wire/PA ImagesCarlo Ancelotti’s side fell behind to a 28th minute Diego Farias strike, before Piotr Zielinski equalised with a superb long-range effort on the stroke of half-time.But, Giovanni Di Lorenzo scored the winner with a header seven minutes after the break, in what was a disappointing Napoli display.Then, on Sunday, they only … [Read more...] about Arsenal v Napoli: Five talking points from the Italians 2-1 defeat against Empoli ahead of the Europa League quarter-final
'A young lad from school nutted me, turning' - Tony McCoy sporting black eye at Cheltenham after football injury Independent.ie It was just like the old days for Tony McCoy as the record-breaking jump jockey turned up on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival sporting a black eye. https://www.independent.ie/sport/horse-racing/cheltenham/a-young-lad-from-school-nutted-me-turning-tony-mccoy-sporting-black-eye-at-cheltenham-after-football-injury-37905256.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37905371.ece/26ad9/AUTOCROP/h342/mccoy.jpg Email It was just like the old days for Tony McCoy as the record-breaking jump jockey turned up on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival sporting a black eye. The multiple champion broke about every bone in his body during a 20-year career in the saddle - but revealed he suffered this latest injury playing football and not in the saddle. "I was just asked to do a bit of sparring with Anthony Joshua, and he caught me one!" he … [Read more...] about ‘A young lad from school nutted me, turning’
PUBLISHED: 20:23 31 January 2019 | UPDATED: 20:23 31 January 2019 Bethany Wales Jazz Singh at the Indian Feast stall, one of the many different nations food stalls at Norwich Market. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant Norwich Market has been named the best large outdoor market in the country. The title was bestowed by The Great British Market Awards 2019 – beating out hundreds of entries nationwide.A spokesman for the National Association of British Market Authorities (NAMBA), which organises the awards, described the city market as ‘a phoenix rising from the ashes’, adding: “(Norwich) Market has demonstrated the power of social media for the market; its work with partners and the local BID; the outreach to young traders and the marked increase in footfall and business expansion.”Following a drive in 2016 by Norwich City Council, various charities and backed by an Evening News campaign, the 900 year-old market has gone from … [Read more...] about ‘A phoenix rising from the ashes’
Inspiring children and young people from the Ribble Valley can now be nominated to receive a recognition award. PROUD will recognise the successes and contributions made by children and young people who are currently being looked after, or have previously been looked after. Achievements in their own lives and helping others will be recognised by the PROUD awards and nominations, which are now open, will close at noon on Friday. Any child or young person up to 25, who is currently looked after or has been previously, can be nominated for an award either individually or as part of a group. A young person can be nominated by someone who worked with them up to 12 months ago - the person making the nomination doesn't necessarily have to be working with them currently. Nominations can be made in the following five award categories: positive choices and achievements; responding to the needs of others; outstanding service to the community; UR talented and the Danny Collins inspiration … [Read more...] about Do you know an inspiring child or young person from the Ribble Valley?