Tag Archives: Cancer

Thousands Turn Out To Pay Respects To Bradley Lowery

Thousands lined the streets of Bradley Lowery’s home town for his funeral today. The six-year-old Sunderland fan, from Blackhall Colliery, County Durham, died on Friday following a long, hard fight against cancer. Jermain Defoe, who forged a strong and loving … Continue reading

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Our Hearts Go Out To Bradley Lowery: “No Hope Left”

So very sad that the family have revealed that the final round of treatment for the desperately sick five-year-old has failed. Bradley, who has neuroblastoma, posted on his Facebook page that the treatment had been his “last option” and all … Continue reading

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Sad Passing Of Steve Hewlett

For those of us who have followed his fight against cancer on Radio 4 we all knew today would come. It doesn’t prevent it coming as a shock. His jovial, yet heart-breaking, interviews with Eddie Mair were both up-lifting and … Continue reading

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So Why Don’t 18 to 24-Year-Olds Eat Bacon Anymore?

A survey of 2,000 Britons found more than 25 per cent of people aged between 18 and 24 no longer include bacon in their full English breakfast. It is believed that this is because they are becoming increasingly health-conscious. This … Continue reading

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Carey Lander, Sadly, Has Lost Her Long Fight

We apologise for taking this long in the day to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Carey Lander, the Camera Obscura keyboard player. She was diagnosed back in 2011 with a very rare form of bone cancer … Continue reading

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The Cerne Abbas Giant Gets A ‘Tache

Over the years wags have added items to the chalk cutting up at Cerne Abbas even though he quite obviously doesn’t need anything! A couple of years ago he found he was joined by a cartoon hero. This time it’s a … Continue reading

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Wilko – Our Hearts Go Out To Him And His Family

His influence on the music scene is only just starting to be recognised by some corners. He was, quite simply, magnificent. He just changed the way that guitarists played their instruments on stage. This is all very, very sad but he … Continue reading

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