A police officer from Devon has bought an allotment
near to his home. PC Colin Blakemore said, "I've always wanted
to grow my own onions and now I can".
writer took overdose
Poster the leading headline writer is recovering in Birmingham General
Hospital after taking an overdose of sherbet. Mr Poster, who is
over 50, is said to be comfortable but his "water" is
had wrong numbers
A woman who won four million pounds on the National
Lottery has told the Harbinger on Sunday that none of her numbers
matched those drawn in last Saturday's Lottery and that Camelot
had refused to pay her.
set to open in London
The latest craze from America is set to hit London
this month as the "Odds" restaurant chain opens it's first branch
in the UK. The restaurant only takes bookings for an odd number of people
- 1,3,5,7,9 etc. "It's worked really well in the States", said
a spokesperson for "Odds", "It's great fun when someone
rings up and asks for a table for four and we say - no." Last year
"Evens" restaurant opened in Manchester but closed after just
two weeks by Trading Standards when it was discovered that a party of
11 had been allowed a table while a party of 4 and a party of 6 were made
to wait outside in the rain.
the Midlands have made an urgent appeal for the person who stole a Citroen
2CV in Birmingham to abandon it immediately and call the 'authorities'.
It is thought that the car is responsible for eating six people at a car
park in the city last weekend. A spokesperson for West Midlands Police
said, "We'd been keeping a close eye on the car as we suspected that
it eating people. But when we looked away for just two minutes someone
stole it. Their life may be in danger." If anyone sees the car the
police spokesperson says,"God help them".
else has died. They were 75 and they'd had a good innings. The body will
be stripped to the bone and dragged through Chesterfield before being
broken into little pieces and used as cat litter. A close relative said,
"It's what they would have wanted".
in Anglesey, North Wales, have called off a sea-search for a small
boat after it turned up in the bath of local nurse Helen Morgan.
to eat paper
Every dog is Britain is to be put on
a diet of paper towels following the latest outbreak of fleas. "It's
the smell of meat on a dogs breath that attracts the fleas, so we
reckon that if dogs ate nothing but paper, the fleas would be gone
within nine days".
weekend weather is taking a short break and will be back in a fortnight.