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Ipswich Star
Family pleas for memory tree in honour of Private Aaron McClure to be saved ahead of Rushmere development 09:00 03 September 2015 Lorraine McClure and Ipswich Royal British Legion ch
Family pleas for memory tree in honour of Private Aaron McClure to be saved ahead of Rushmere development
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 hours ago
09:00 03 September 2015 Lorraine McClure and Ipswich Royal British Legion chairman Robin Vickery with the tree planted at the site in memory... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Landmark Manchester buildings set for major revampThe new owners of four of Manchester’s best-known buildings are planning a mult
Landmark Manchester buildings set for major revamp
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 hours ago
The new owners of four of Manchester’s best-known buildings are planning a multi-million pound refurbishment as the city’s office market prepares for an Indian summer. Private investor LJ Group – who paid £16.3m for the buildings earlier this year –... Read more
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The Comet
Relatives of Burma veterans reflect as plaque ceremony held in Stevenage on 70th anniversary date 17:41 02 September 2015 The service which was held in Stevenage Old Town. T
Relatives of Burma veterans reflect as plaque ceremony held in Stevenage on 70th anniversary date
The Comet / Posted yesterday
17:41 02 September 2015 The service which was held in Stevenage Old Town. The dedication of a plaque to Burma veterans today held special... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Castle Rock beer celebrates Nottingham women's role in Great WarThe vital role played by women in Nottingham during the First World War will be
Castle Rock beer celebrates Nottingham women's role in Great War
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
The vital role played by women in Nottingham during the First World War will be celebrated by a commemorative beer created by one of the city's most successful breweries. Castle Rock, based in Queensbridge Road, is putting the finishing touches to... Read more
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chad
tasty treats at chatsworthThe chance to watch two of the most famous chefs demonstrating their favourite
tasty treats at chatsworth
chad / Posted 2 days ago
The chance to watch two of the most famous chefs demonstrating their favourite dishes at Chatsworth Country Fair is in store this weekend (September 4-6). Hugely popular TV presenter and chef John Torode will be appearing for the first time at the... Read more
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Bury Times
Better teamwork could spell a live music revival in Prestwich and Whitefield - gig organiserTHE success of a concert at a Whitefield pub shows the potential for a live mus
Better teamwork could spell a live music revival in Prestwich and Whitefield - gig organiser
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
THE success of a concert at a Whitefield pub shows the potential for a live music revival in the area. That is according to Dave Jones, who organised the event which attracted more than 200 music fans to the Coach and Horses pub in Bury Old Road on... Read more
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The Comet
Plaque to be unveiled in Stevenage for Burma veterans on 70th anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender 07:04 01 September 2015 The ceremony at the Bowling Green in Stevenage Old T
Plaque to be unveiled in Stevenage for Burma veterans on 70th anniversary of Japan’s unconditional surrender
The Comet / Posted 2 days ago
07:04 01 September 2015 The ceremony at the Bowling Green in Stevenage Old Town tomorrow afternoon follows a special VJ Day in Stevenage... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk dance school set to give classic children’s tale a historical twist Michala Jane School of Dance will perform Alice in Wonderland at Norwich Thea
Norfolk dance school set to give classic children’s tale a historical twist
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
Michala Jane School of Dance will perform Alice in Wonderland at Norwich Theatre Royal in October. Emma Knights emma.knights@archant.co.uk Monday, August 31, 2015 A... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk dance school set to give classic children’s tale a historical twist Emma Knights emma.knights@archant.co.uk Michala Jane School of Dance will pe
Norfolk dance school set to give classic children’s tale a historical twist
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Emma Knights emma.knights@archant.co.uk Michala Jane School of Dance will perform Alice in Wonderland at Norwich Theatre Royal in October. A classic children’s story is... Read more
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Evening Standard
Man 'urinated against Cenotaph and tore down wreaths' in WhitehallA man was arrested after poppy wreaths were torn down from the Cenotaph in Whit
Man 'urinated against Cenotaph and tore down wreaths' in Whitehall
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
A man was arrested after poppy wreaths were torn down from the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Police said they had been called just before 11pm yesterday to reports someone had been urinating on the war memorial, as well as pulling down wreaths. They... Read more
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Independent
Nick Clegg backs call for return of Crimea monument in SheffieldThe Victorian Society has led the campaign calling for the monument, one of the
Nick Clegg backs call for return of Crimea monument in Sheffield
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The Victorian Society has led the campaign calling for the monument, one of the first war memorials dedicated to ordinary soldiers rather than officers, to be re-erected in Sheffield. Christopher Costelloe, director of the society, said: “This is... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Young and old unite together to have magical time at Frozen fun day Halsey House Fete with a Frozen theme in which youngsters dress up in Disney'
Young and old unite together to have magical time at Frozen fun day
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Halsey House Fete with a Frozen theme in which youngsters dress up in Disney's 'Frozen' outfits for the fete. staff want to help those with dementia have an enjoyable time and help... Read more
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The Comet
Band of brothers take on London to Paris cycle in aid of Stotfold and Arlesey Royal British Legion Huw Connell, Paul Watts, Paul Brogden and Ian Swift and ready for action at A
Band of brothers take on London to Paris cycle in aid of Stotfold and Arlesey Royal British Legion
The Comet / Posted 5 days ago
Huw Connell, Paul Watts, Paul Brogden and Ian Swift and ready for action at Arlesey War memorial. A band of brothers are taking on a four-day cycle... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Thousands expected at 10th Sandringham Game and Country Fair The Royal British Legion Band performing at a previous Sandringham Game & Cou
Thousands expected at 10th Sandringham Game and Country Fair
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
The Royal British Legion Band performing at a previous Sandringham Game & Country Fair. Picture: Ian Burt Thousands of countryside enthusiasts are expected to turn out for the Sandringham... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Service will honour plane crash heroesPEOPLE in Wallingford are being asked to honour two airmen who sacrificed their
Service will honour plane crash heroes
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
PEOPLE in Wallingford are being asked to honour two airmen who sacrificed their lives to save people in the town. On September 9, 1944, a Halifax bomber of the Royal Canadian Air Force caught fire while returning from a raid over the French port of... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list
Prospect Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and peerages lists for 2015. Here are the names in full: The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify Her intention of conferring the following Honours upon the... Read more
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This is West Country
What happened in Bridgwater in years gone by...August 23, 2005 THREE years after it was closed due to debts, news came throug
What happened in Bridgwater in years gone by...
This is West Country / Posted 8 days ago
August 23, 2005 THREE years after it was closed due to debts, news came through that the Royal British Legion Club in Bridgwater was set to reopen. BRIDGWATER boy Christopher Thomas was celebrating after little-known charity helped him to overcome... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Extremism can never be defeated by eradicating our right to think, even if those thoughts offend others Prime Minister David Cameron last month pledged a "full spectrum" response to
Extremism can never be defeated by eradicating our right to think, even if those thoughts offend others
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Prime Minister David Cameron last month pledged a "full spectrum" response to extremism in the UK (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) To borrow a... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
First World War German mortar returns to Honing WWI mortar returned to Honing church. Left to right, Major General Sir Willia
First World War German mortar returns to Honing
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
WWI mortar returned to Honing church. Left to right, Major General Sir William Cubitt, Dr Geoffrey Cubitt, Rev Barry Furness and Diana Howes. Picture: ANTONY KELLY Wednesday, August 26, 2015 A... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
First World War German mortar returns to Honing WWI mortar returned to Honing church. Left to right, Major General Sir Willia
First World War German mortar returns to Honing
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
WWI mortar returned to Honing church. Left to right, Major General Sir William Cubitt, Dr Geoffrey Cubitt, Rev Barry Furness and Diana Howes. Picture: ANTONY KELLY A captured First World War German... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Senior Calendar Girls Are Both Bold And BeautifulHelen Mirren, eat your heart out. There's a new crop of calendar girls on the s
Senior Calendar Girls Are Both Bold And Beautiful
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Helen Mirren, eat your heart out. There's a new crop of calendar girls on the scene and they've still got it goin' on, even as they're pushing 80. The 13 daring Scottish ladies, who are either wives of ex-service men or former service women... Read more
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Express and Star
Rowley Regis road named in soldier's honour « Express & StarCaptain Sean Dolan, from Rowley Regis, was killed in Helmand Province in 2007 d
Rowley Regis road named in soldier's honour « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 10 days ago
Captain Sean Dolan, from Rowley Regis, was killed in Helmand Province in 2007 during an operation with US and Afghan troops. Members of his family, including Captain Dolan’s mother Daphne, were joined by representatives from the Mercian Regiment and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Naked Northumberland nurses who stripped off for charity are nominated for top awardYou could have someone’s eye out with that... Cheeky doctors and hospital staf
Naked Northumberland nurses who stripped off for charity are nominated for top award
chroniclelive / Posted 10 days ago
You could have someone’s eye out with that... Cheeky doctors and hospital staff who bared all in the name of charity have been nominated for a top award. Dubbed the ‘Calendar Lads’, the team of NHS workers from Wansbeck General Hospital have raised... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Dunkirk veteran and regular poppy seller Bernard Sharp, of Ipswich, rememberedDunkirk veterans Bernard Sharp and Ted Vickery looking forward to the arrival o
Dunkirk veteran and regular poppy seller Bernard Sharp, of Ipswich, remembered
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 days ago
Dunkirk veterans Bernard Sharp and Ted Vickery looking forward to the arrival of the small ships in 2007. One of the last Dunkirk veterans in Suffolk has died – 75 years... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ulster's oldest politician celebrates her 101st birthday Molly with a birthday card and a medal from the Irish PresidentMolly meets so
Ulster's oldest politician celebrates her 101st birthday
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Molly with a birthday card and a medal from the Irish PresidentMolly meets soccer star George BestMolly stands behind Princess Margaret and Earl Snowden during a royal visit to Ballymoney in... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Dunkirk veteran rememberedDunkirk veterans Bernard Sharp and Ted Vickery looking forward to the arrival o
Dunkirk veteran remembered
Ipswich Star / Posted 10 days ago
Dunkirk veterans Bernard Sharp and Ted Vickery looking forward to the arrival of the small ships in 2007. One of the last Dunkirk veterans in Suffolk has died – 75 years after celebrating his 21st birthday on the beach... Read more
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This is West Country
Branch celebrates its 90th birthdayTHE Royal British Legion women’s section Bridgwater branch recently celebrated
Branch celebrates its 90th birthday
This is West Country / Posted 11 days ago
THE Royal British Legion women’s section Bridgwater branch recently celebrated its 90th anniversary, having been formed in 1925. Members, plus former members were joined by the chairman of Sedgemoor District Council and his wife and the Mayor and... Read more
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Express and Star
Petitions to combat new travellers’ sites « Express & StarCouncil bosses are looking to create almost 30 permanent sites over the next fe
Petitions to combat new travellers’ sites « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Council bosses are looking to create almost 30 permanent sites over the next few years to increase existing locations. But residents have joined forces against plans to use the old Darlaston Multi-Purpose Centre site. It comes after homeowners near... Read more
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guardian-series
History: How two lives were saved by wartime acts of mercyThe life-saving mercy of a German submariner in the Second World War gave a you
History: How two lives were saved by wartime acts of mercy
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
The life-saving mercy of a German submariner in the Second World War gave a young seaman a second chance which he has not forgotten more than 70 years later. Denys Favre, 97, of Highfield Place in Epping, applied to join the RAF with thousands of... Read more
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Daily Record
Glamorous grannies - aged between 70 and 80 - strip off for charitySome of the elderly ladies - believed to be the oldest glam models in Scotland
Glamorous grannies - aged between 70 and 80 - strip off for charity
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
Some of the elderly ladies - believed to be the oldest glam models in Scotland - are former service women who wanted to tastefully bare their bits to help old comrades. She said: "It is all for a great cause. I was a private and worked as a cook at... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans remembers Victory over Japan Day The St Albans Mayor Councillor Salih Gaygusuz lay a wreath on behalf of the o
St Albans remembers Victory over Japan Day
Herts Advertiser / Posted 14 days ago
The St Albans Mayor Councillor Salih Gaygusuz lay a wreath on behalf of the of city. Standards were proudly displayed by veterans’ groups at Sunday’s 70th commemoration of the Victory over Japan Day at... Read more
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Powys County Times
Memories of VJ-Day re-lived across PowysCOMMEMORATIONS took place across Powys to mark VJ Day. Allied Nations celebrat
Memories of VJ-Day re-lived across Powys
Powys County Times / Posted 14 days ago
COMMEMORATIONS took place across Powys to mark VJ Day. Allied Nations celebrate VJ Day on August 15, with it being 70 years since Japan surrendered to the allies to end the Second World War in 1945. Members of the public and veterans turned out in... Read more
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Sussex Express
Warbleton & Rushlake GreenCHURCH SERVICES: Warbleton Parish Church: 11am Holy Communion and Children’s Su
Warbleton & Rushlake Green
Sussex Express / Posted 14 days ago
CHURCH SERVICES: Warbleton Parish Church: 11am Holy Communion and Children’s Sunday Club. St John’s Bodle Street: 9.30am Morning Prayer. St Giles, Dallington: 9.30am Holy Communion. Heathfield Chapel: 11am Morning worship with Paul Daniels, 6.30pm... Read more
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Independent
Migrant workers' strike to show their contribution to UK economy could be cancelled as alternative protests are debatedThe idea for Polish workers to walk out of work in anger at the way immigrants
Migrant workers' strike to show their contribution to UK economy could be cancelled as alternative protests are debated
Independent / Posted 15 days ago
The idea for Polish workers to walk out of work in anger at the way immigrants are blamed for the UK’s economic difficulties has been promoted by the Polish Express newspaper. But the Facebook group promoting the event has barely 1,000 people... Read more
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The Comet
Hundreds turn out to VJ Day services to mark 70th anniversary Royal British Legion Stevenage branch members Richard Mott, , Scottie Maclean
Hundreds turn out to VJ Day services to mark 70th anniversary
The Comet / Posted 15 days ago
Royal British Legion Stevenage branch members Richard Mott, , Scottie Maclean and Bob Frostick in Town Square for the VJ Day service. Hundreds of people turned out to services across the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
More than 60 fires experienced at derelict buildings in Runcorn and Widnes since 2010RUNCORN has experienced more than twice as many fires in derelict buildings tha
More than 60 fires experienced at derelict buildings in Runcorn and Widnes since 2010
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
RUNCORN has experienced more than twice as many fires in derelict buildings than Widnes has in the last six years. Figures released by Cheshire Fire And Rescue Service (CFRS) following a Freedom Of Information request made by the Weekly News has... Read more
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This is West Country
VJ Day remembered at Burma Star Garden in IlminsterPEOPLE gathered at the Burma Star Garden in Winterhay Lane, Ilminster, on Satur
VJ Day remembered at Burma Star Garden in Ilminster
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
PEOPLE gathered at the Burma Star Garden in Winterhay Lane, Ilminster, on Saturday at 11am for a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day. The commemoration had been arranged by the Ilminster branch of the Royal British Legion... Read more
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Bury Times
Great War soldier's memorial stone relocatedA MEMORIAL stone bearing the name of a soldier who fell in the Great War has be
Great War soldier's memorial stone relocated
Bury Times / Posted 15 days ago
A MEMORIAL stone bearing the name of a soldier who fell in the Great War has been placed in the Fusiliers Memorial Garden in Bury. And Sunday's poignant ceremony brought to an end a fascinating piece of painstaking detective work stretching back... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
We are still not 'a land fit for heroes' British soldiers on operations in AfghanistanMourners pay their respects as t
We are still not 'a land fit for heroes'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
British soldiers on operations in AfghanistanMourners pay their respects as the bodies of troops killed in the conflict pass through the town of Wootton Bassett after they were repatriated There is a huge... Read more
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Northern Echo
Darlington man’s story of wartime survival immortalised in bookThe family had his memoir published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Vi
Darlington man’s story of wartime survival immortalised in book
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
The family had his memoir published to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day last week. They want it to serve as a tribute to the “quietly brave and modest man” they loved and the many thousands of others who suffered,... Read more
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chroniclelive
North Shields toddler has scar tissue removed from throat after swallowing oven cleanerA little boy is facing the fight of his life after swallowing oven cleaner. Ja
North Shields toddler has scar tissue removed from throat after swallowing oven cleaner
chroniclelive / Posted 16 days ago
A little boy is facing the fight of his life after swallowing oven cleaner. James Thomson’s throat, vocal chords, tongue and stomach were all horrifically burnt after the two-year-old drank the toxic substance. And his mum, Naomi Thomson, told of... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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Harrow Times
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Harrow Times / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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This is West Country
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
This is West Country / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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Gazette News
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Gazette News / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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Bolton News
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash Matt Hodges had been due to marry Emily Gormley A woman whose fiance died in
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Matt Hodges had been due to marry Emily Gormley A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crashA woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honou
Woman in charity skydive on day she hoped to marry fiance who died in car crash
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
A woman whose fiance died in a car crash will do a charity skydive in his honour on what would have been their wedding day. Emily Gormley, 27, will jump from 10,000ft out of a plane alongside her father, Kevin Gormley, 66, who was due to walk her... Read more
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