Archive for: June, 2013

Shock death of Sopranos star

JAMES GANDOLFINI, best known for his role as New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano in the TV series The Sopranos, died suddenly on Wednesday. The 51-year-old American was suspected of having a heart attack while on holiday in Rome. He was set to appear at a Sicily film festival at the weekend. David Chase, who […]

Truck owner crippled by thief

POLICE have released dramatic CCTV footage showing a grocer clinging on to his stolen 4×4 before slamming into an oncoming car. Stuart Timmins, a fruit and vegetable merchant, was left with crippling leg injuries following his attempt to stop the thief making off with his Mitsubishi truck. Chase Edwards, aged 30, of Lower Gorenl, was […]

Paddy – Pizza Hut ambassador

Pizza Hut has hired comedian and TV personality Paddy McGuinness as its new ambassador. The Bolton born star will be working with the brand to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year, as he approaches the landmark birthday himself in August. “Pizza Hut has always led the pack for innovation so I’m looking forward making my […]

M&S announce new distribution centre

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and DP World London Gateway jointly-announced that M&S will build a major new distribution centre at the new deep-sea container port and logistics park, which opens later this year on the Thames, 25 miles from central London, in South Essex. Locating M&S’ new distribution centre at Britain’s new global shipping gateway […]

Revellers put expensive gadgets at risk

As the festival and summer events season gets underway, research from Post Office has revealed that festival goers will pack their rucksacks with an average £524 worth of gadgets. It is estimated over 16 million people will attend one of the UK’s festivals and concerts taking gadgets worth a collective total of £8.3billion. Those heading […]

Licence dodgers

“Apparently my dog, which is a corgi, is related to the Queen’s dog so I didn’t think I needed a TV Licence,” is one of the many outrageous real-life excuses given to TV Licensing by people caught watching TV without a TV Licence over the past year. With over 400,000 people caught watching TV without […]

Baby deaths: Guilty may now be named

THE faceless people accused of covering-up failures by an NHS watchdog to investigate baby deaths correctly could now be exposed! The Care Quality Commission was accused of destroying an internal report into maternity units, which were part of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. An independent investigation, on Wednesday, found that the CQC failed […]

Stones off-key for dogs

Accion del Sol news THE refuge had a busy weekend, appearing at Arona’s En Colores event in Las Galletas, and at the Adeje Dog Show. Staff were raising awareness and promoting the refuge’s many dogs, who are all in need of new homes. The Accion stand was visited by several members of the public interested […]

Rendezvous was so special

A GREAT big thank-you from the Arona, Las Galletas, Silencio Lions Club members to everyone who attended their entertainment special on Sunday. It was held on Golf del Sur at the Rendezvous Bistro, Winter Gardens, and extra thanks go to the entertainers  and staff at the venue, for working extremely hard to make the event […]

Who’ll go nuts over Peanut?

Live Arico news REMEMBER the three “blind puppies”? They had non-functional tear ducts at only a few weeks old, and their eyes were completely dried out. It was causing them great pain and loss of sight and yes, we could have put them to sleep. Instead, we had a fund-raiser and paid an animal ophthalmologist […]

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