Category: Alcester

Teenager, 19, becomes mum and dad to little brother, 13, after BOTH parents killed in two years

An orphaned teenager has taken on the role of mum and dad to his younger brother after tragedy struck twice.
Nathan Phillips, 19, and Luke, 13, lost their mum Anita to cancer in 2016. She was 53.
The boys and their devastated dad, David, pulled togethe…

There's treasure in the trash! Pristine flat screen TVs, tumble dryers and a three-piece suite

Even the quickest glance around the (rather smart) shop shelves reveals some outrageous bargains.
There’s a Swan breadmaker (worth £45) for £6, a 50 in Philips flat-screen TV (worth £499 new) at £65, a George Foreman grill still in its box and never us…

It Once Caused Earthquakes. Now a Driller in Britain Tries Fracking Again

ImageDemonstrators took to the street last week outside Preston Prison in Britain to support three activists who were jailed for blocking Cuadrilla’s fracking site.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York TimesIt Once Caused Earthquakes. Now a Driller…

13 reasons why we think the Coca-Cola truck could be coming to Somerset this Christmas

Christmas means presents, markets, winter and, yes, the Coca-Cola truck!
Every year, thousands of people queue to have their picture taking in front of the truck featuring a larger than life image of Santa.
The route is still being finalised, with date…