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metro
Mum wants Sleeping Beauty pulled because it's giving bad message about consentto remove Sleeping Beauty from the curriculum because it promotes and ‘inapprop
metro / Posted 57 minutes ago
to remove Sleeping Beauty from the curriculum because it promotes and ‘inappropriate sexual’ message. Sarah Hall, from Northumberland Park, north Tyneside, said the fairytale does not teach children about consent and shouldn’t be read to young... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Vets in firstTillsonburg Hurricanes of the Greater Metro Junior Hockey League lost their onl
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 hours ago
Tillsonburg Hurricanes of the Greater Metro Junior Hockey League lost their only game last weekend 7-4 against the Northumberland Stars. The Hurricanes had goals from Luke Fraser, Gray Sinden and two from Griffin Sinden. Raymond Smith made... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Music in their memoryTop Realty, Home Hardware, Rutherford's Farm and Roadside Market, Sunny Days Da
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Top Realty, Home Hardware, Rutherford's Farm and Roadside Market, Sunny Days Day Program, Downey Pharmacy, Jebco and YMCA Northumberland. Corporate sponsors are also supporting a memorial tree in honour of 10 local children "' Lizzy Corbeil, Erin... Read more
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Northumberland Today
New art exhibit: Who Came Here?Nations People to the latest immigrants. To see ourselves in pictures, go to t
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Nations People to the latest immigrants. To see ourselves in pictures, go to the most recent exhibit at the Art Gallery of Northumberland. Titled When We Came From Away, in honour of Canada 150, it is a beautiful exhibit of images and artifacts of... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Hamilton Twp. raises Bill 148 concernsNORTHUMBERLAND -- Hamilton Township has joined Northumberland County in protest
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 hours ago
NORTHUMBERLAND -- Hamilton Township has joined Northumberland County in protesting the parts of Bill 148 that affects municipal employees and volunteer firefighters, in particular. Last week, county councillors endorsed the position taken by the... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cramahe hospice to open in 2019Twp. council can expect a formal letter requesting funding council heard Nov. 2
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Twp. council can expect a formal letter requesting funding council heard Nov. 21. Planned to open Spring 2019 to serve Northumberland County, the hospice will operate under the umbrella of Community Care Northumberland (CCN). Located on 1.5... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Bill for $44,000 went unpaid for six yearsyears, a $44,000 bill for watermain work has been unpaid by Cramahe Twp. Counci
Northumberland Today / Posted 7 hours ago
years, a $44,000 bill for watermain work has been unpaid by Cramahe Twp. Council voted to clear the debt Nov. 21. In 2011, Northumberland County and Cramahe Twp. together installed a new watermain and sidewalks in the Percy Street and Purdy Road... Read more
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chroniclelive
Nevermind the South, what does the Budget mean for the North East?Philip Hammond (Image: Getty Images Europe) It means that the three councils s
chroniclelive / Posted 11 hours ago
Philip Hammond (Image: Getty Images Europe) It means that the three councils serving communities north of the Tyne, Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside, will join forces to create a new combined authority to be chaired by an elected... Read more
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chroniclelive
Flood barriers deployed across the North East as heavy rain continuesdo not expect water levels to reach the barrier.Read More They have also revea
chroniclelive / Posted 11 hours ago
do not expect water levels to reach the barrier.Read More They have also revealed that the flood gates at Warkworth in Northumberland will remain closed, adding: “Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Coquet area. This... Read more
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Times Leader
State bear harvest remains down after first three days of season33 (46); Wyoming, 29 (22); Bradford, 28 (39); Lackawanna, 25 (25); Carbon, 23 (
Times Leader / Posted 12 hours ago
33 (46); Wyoming, 29 (22); Bradford, 28 (39); Lackawanna, 25 (25); Carbon, 23 (22); Susquehanna, 19 (24); Columbia, 9 (20); Northumberland, 3 (1); and Montour, 1 (1). Southeast (27): Dauphin, 13 (21); Schuylkill, 6 (16); Berks 4 (1); Lebanon, 2... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hero bus driver sacrificed himself to save his passengers after brakes failedfor County Durham-based Classic Coaches, described his colleague as “a very goo
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
for County Durham-based Classic Coaches, described his colleague as “a very good driver”. He said Maurice, of Ashington, Northumberland, felt the bus “twitch” as he negotiated a chicane. “He’d a very shocked look. He said, ‘It’s not stopping... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Military exercise planned for areaMembers of the Canadian Forces will be training in Peterborough County and Nort
Northumberland Today / Posted 12 hours ago
Members of the Canadian Forces will be training in Peterborough County and Northumberland County this weekend. Soldiers may be spotted Friday through Sunday in various communities and rural areas. Live ammunition, blanks and pyrotechnics will not... Read more
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chroniclelive
The best social media reactions to the BudgetThe Chancellor also announced a devolution deal has been struck between Newcast
chroniclelive / Posted 14 hours ago
The Chancellor also announced a devolution deal has been struck between Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland - promising a £1 billion fund they’ll have access to with other metro mayor areas. Duty on beer, wines and spirits has been frozen,... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Spice' significantly delays users' reaction timesat the mouth 'like an animal' after a spice binge. And prisoners were filmed p
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
at the mouth 'like an animal' after a spice binge. And prisoners were filmed passed out after inhaling spice at HMP Northumberland as part of a BBC Panorama investigation. Researchers from Maastricht University gave six healthy cannabis... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Heroic driver died saving Alps passengers by ramming coach into mountainsideboulders on a narrow mountain road to try to save his passengers, an inquest he
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
boulders on a narrow mountain road to try to save his passengers, an inquest heard. Maurice Wrightson, 63, from Ashington, Northumberland, had been descending the precarious D211 road from French ski resort Alpe d'Huez with a coach full of British... Read more
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The News and Star
Heroic driver died saving Alps passengers by ramming coach into mountainsideboulders on a narrow mountain road to try to save his passengers, an inquest he
The News and Star / Posted 17 hours ago
boulders on a narrow mountain road to try to save his passengers, an inquest heard. Maurice Wrightson, 63, from Ashington, Northumberland, had been descending the precarious D211 road from French ski resort Alpe d'Huez with a coach full of British... Read more
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chroniclelive
Mayor and devolution confirmed for 'north of the Tyne'this week but it represents the biggest shake-up to local government in the Nor
chroniclelive / Posted 17 hours ago
this week but it represents the biggest shake-up to local government in the North East for decades.Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council, Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, and Norma Redfearn, mayor of North... Read more
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chroniclelive
Budget 2017: All you need to knowthe cash if you have a mayor. It may be good news for the three “North of Tyne
chroniclelive / Posted 17 hours ago
the cash if you have a mayor. It may be good news for the three “North of Tyne” councils, Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland, who are to create their own combined authority, led by a mayor. But it’s not so good for places like... Read more
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Harrow Times
Council U-turn over pavement alterationfrom residents, combined with a reassessment by Harrow Council officials, meant
Harrow Times / Posted 18 hours ago
from residents, combined with a reassessment by Harrow Council officials, meant that the grass verge in Northumberland Road, North Harrow, was replaced but not altered. Those living nearby had expressed concerns that the... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Big Christmas weekend ahead in Port Hopeunder 12. COBOURG - If you're looking for a musical jump-start for your holida
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 hours ago
under 12. COBOURG - If you're looking for a musical jump-start for your holiday spirit, the Oriana Singers present A Northumberland Wassail Saturday at Trinity United Church Nov. 25. Artistic director Markus Howard has put together a concert... Read more
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chroniclelive
Plans to 'breathe new life' into Newcastle city centre take step forwardCity Council) Coun Ged Bell, the council’s cabinet member for inclusive growth
chroniclelive / Posted 21 hours ago
City Council) Coun Ged Bell, the council’s cabinet member for inclusive growth, said: “It will give a fresh look to Northumberland Street and the surrounding streets. “We hope this is the start of a major project and major investment in the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Drunk pest made chilling threats to 'do a Raoul Moat' and shoot policecalls to the police when he committed his latest offence on November 16. “The
chroniclelive / Posted 21 hours ago
calls to the police when he committed his latest offence on November 16. “The defendant initially rang the crisis team in Northumberland,” the prosecutor said: “The defendant said he had had enough of life and he had details of police officers’... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Ukrainian group learns about heritage during three-day tourFriday at several sites in Schuylkill and Columbia counties. It took in more he
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Friday at several sites in Schuylkill and Columbia counties. It took in more heritage sites Saturday in Schuylkill and Northumberland counties and finished Sunday as the group attended the annual Ukrainian Seminary Day at Primrose. The Passaic... Read more
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Northumberland Today
MP Kim Rudd honours community heroesNORTHUMBERLAND -- People of all ages and backgrounds from across Northumberland
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
NORTHUMBERLAND -- People of all ages and backgrounds from across Northumberland were awarded "Community Hero" pins by Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd. In a video of the ceremony held at the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope last Thursday,... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Fleming signs on with Venture 13 projectfunding of $100,000 for the new shared space. Venture 13 is a new commercial i
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
funding of $100,000 for the new shared space. Venture 13 is a new commercial initiative from The Town of Cobourg and Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) Cobourg CAO Stephen Peacock told council there is a perfect... Read more
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chroniclelive
Drink driver crashed into bus while more than three times over the limitshe misjudged a junction and crashed into the back of the bus as it travelled a
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
she misjudged a junction and crashed into the back of the bus as it travelled along West Road, in the town. South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court was told she then drove off from the scene, leaving the bus driver suffering from soft... Read more
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The Irish Times
Developer Gerry Gannon loses Supreme Court appealto LAM new offices in Clonskeagh owned by him. While the Clonskeagh element we
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
to LAM new offices in Clonskeagh owned by him. While the Clonskeagh element went ahead, Mr Gannon refused to complete the Northumberland Road aspect of the agreement on grounds he was not given a break clause in the lease which LAM had enjoyed... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Ontario woman falls for Keanu Reeves scamwoman who thought she was communicating with Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves over
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
woman who thought she was communicating with Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves over social media was scammed out of $2,700, Northumberland OPP said. The woman told police she began communicating with a person who she believed to be Reeves last... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Liverpool vs Chelsea referee revealedThe Northumberland-born official took charge of Chelsea's goalless draw with Ar
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
The Northumberland-born official took charge of Chelsea's goalless draw with Arsenal earlier this season, sending David Luiz for an early bath after a horror tackle on Sead Kolasinac. Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness described the reckless lunge as... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Gingerbread magic comes to CobourgCOBOURG -- A gingerbread festival and fundraiser organized by Habitat for Human
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
COBOURG -- A gingerbread festival and fundraiser organized by Habitat for Humanity Northumberland kicks off this Friday, Nov. 24 at the Christmas Magic tree lighting ceremony in downtown Cobourg. Gingerbread cookie kits (prepared by The Dutch Oven)... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Mock emergency planned for CampbellfordNORTHUMBERLAND -- A mock, combined live and table-top emergency exercise will b
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
NORTHUMBERLAND -- A mock, combined live and table-top emergency exercise will be held between Northumberland County and Trent Hills with a variety of emergency service providers on Friday in Campbellford. "Exercises such as this allow local... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Friends come through for Jamie Monkof kidney cancer. They later found it had spread to his lungs and nymph nodes,
Northumberland Today / Posted yesterday
of kidney cancer. They later found it had spread to his lungs and nymph nodes, and he is now undergoing chemotherapy at Northumberland Hills Hospital. He has been forced to leave his job at Weston Bakery, Vousden said this week "' a job he has... Read more
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chroniclelive
Disabled man on mobility scooter targeted in robberyThe robbery happened between 11.20pm and 11.30pm on Wednesday, November 15, und
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
The robbery happened between 11.20pm and 11.30pm on Wednesday, November 15, under the flyover of the A195 near Northumberland Road and Manor Road. Police say two men approached the 51-year-old victim, who was on a mobility scooter, and threatened to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Recalling Newcastle's old Haymarket bus stationto progress long ago, another remains busy to this day. Haymarket bus station
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
to progress long ago, another remains busy to this day. Haymarket bus station mainly serves passengers heading up into Northumberland. First opened in 1930, these images show the station as it was in February 1995. The row of largely... Read more
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Times Leader
Opening day bear harvest drops drastically15 (8); Lackawanna, 14 (16); Susquehanna, 13 (20); Bradford, 10 (28); Carbon, 9
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
15 (8); Lackawanna, 14 (16); Susquehanna, 13 (20); Bradford, 10 (28); Carbon, 9 (12); Columbia, 4 (12); Montour, 1 (0); and Northumberland, 1 (1). Southeast (15): Dauphin, 9 (16); Berks, 3 (1); Schuylkill, 2 (12); and Northampton, 1 (1). Rich... Read more
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chroniclelive
How a 40ft deep crater became a thing of beautyfilled with water and was considered a danger, especially to children. The sit
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
filled with water and was considered a danger, especially to children. The site had been leased in 1961 by the Duke of Northumberland to the local water company for use a stand-by reservoir.Read More But the hardness of the water and its... Read more
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Scotsman
Bridge construction worker tried to help fatally injured colleagueInquiry into the death of 62-year-old Mr Cousin got under way at Stirling Sheri
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Inquiry into the death of 62-year-old Mr Cousin got under way at Stirling Sheriff Court yesterday, with relatives of the Northumberland man there to hear the evidence. Mr Holis, a steel workers ganger from the Czech Republic, told the inquiry... Read more
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chroniclelive
Report reveals rocketing violence and drug use at HMP Northumberlandat a troubled North East jail. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons found aro
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
at a troubled North East jail. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons found around three in every five prisoners at HMP Northumberland said it was easy to obtain illicit drugs, while one in five revealed that they had acquired a drug habit since... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Woman falls for Keanu Reeves scamwoman who thought she was communicating with Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves over
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
woman who thought she was communicating with Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves over social media was scammed out of $2,700, Northumberland OPP said. The woman told police she began communicating with a person who she believed to be Reeves last... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum's bloodcurdling screams during 999 call as ex-boyfriend broke into housegot into her home and her terror is heard to increase as she hears him coming f
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
got into her home and her terror is heard to increase as she hears him coming for her. The 32-year-old, of Ashington, Northumberland, can be heard shouting: "He’s coming up the stairs, he’s here, he's here." The thug, who had smashed a window... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Nominations open for business awards2000 to acknowledge and honour excellence in business, the award (presented in
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
2000 to acknowledge and honour excellence in business, the award (presented in partnership with the Town of Cobourg and the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce) has become the town's most prestigious business event of the year, according to... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Northumberland County council tightens rulesNORTHUMBERLAND -- Requiring petitions with original signatures and permitting d
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
NORTHUMBERLAND -- Requiring petitions with original signatures and permitting delegations to appear only once a year, with a single exemption to this rule, are among the procedural changes adopted by Northumberland County council. Many of the items... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Vaping enthusiasts rally outside MPP's officeDuic, said vape advocates would go to Queen's Park on Nov. 25 to continue the p
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
Duic, said vape advocates would go to Queen's Park on Nov. 25 to continue the protest. "It's a fairly new product," said Northumberland/Quinte West MPP Rinaldi after meeting with the protestors. Once Bill 174 is passed through a regulation "we... Read more
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Northumberland Today
A gift of a purseNORTHUMBERLAND "' The gift of a purse is a lovely thought for a woman "' imagin
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
NORTHUMBERLAND "' The gift of a purse is a lovely thought for a woman "' imagine how much more it must mean when the woman is in need and the purse is already full. Through Nov. 30, the Port Hope St. Vincent de Paul organization is asking members of... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Taking aim at Emerald Ash BorerNORTHUMBERLAND -- The infiltration of the Emerald Ash Borer into Northumberland
Northumberland Today / Posted 2 days ago
NORTHUMBERLAND -- The infiltration of the Emerald Ash Borer into Northumberland County is now being fought with a plan adopted by Northumberland County councillors at Wednesday's council session. The county chose option three, county spokesperson... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Weather warning issued for rain in Cumbria on Wednesdayfrom 8am until 11pm. The Met Office said heavy rain expected is across the reg
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
from 8am until 11pm. The Met Office said heavy rain expected is across the region including the majority of Cumbria and Northumberland. Spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer. Bus and train services will also... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Weather warning issued for rain in Cumbria on Wednesdayfrom 8am until 11pm. The Met Office said heavy rain expected is across the reg
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
from 8am until 11pm. The Met Office said heavy rain expected is across the region including the majority of Cumbria and Northumberland. Spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer. Bus and train services will also... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Weather warning issued for rain in Cumbria on Wednesdayfrom 8am until 11pm. The Met Office said heavy rain expected is across the reg
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
from 8am until 11pm. The Met Office said heavy rain expected is across the region including the majority of Cumbria and Northumberland. Spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer. Bus and train services will also... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Golden era of travelat his grand Tuscan villa. For the “British Royale” Tour, passengers will visit
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
at his grand Tuscan villa. For the “British Royale” Tour, passengers will visit the Alnwick Castle with the Duchess of Northumberland herself welcoming them. The “French Vogue” Tour will allow passengers to dine with a French count at the... Read more
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chroniclelive
The spine-chilling 999 call of mum as her ex breaks in and attacks herto get in. After seven minutes of begging for help and being reassured police
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
to get in. After seven minutes of begging for help and being reassured police were on their way to her house in Ashington, Northumberland, the call took a terrifying twist as Miss Robertson realised her vile ex was coming up the stairs. In the... Read more
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