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It’s Love on Christmas Day… SMC EXCLUSIVE!.. AXE AUDIO to INTERVIEW ADRIAN WARWICK ON THE CHART SHOW!!

From Warwick & Young, featuring UK country pop vocalist Keedie Estelle   https://warwickandyoung.ffm.to/itsloveonxmasday With Christmas fast approaching, people more than ever need some re-assurance and love…  coronavirus still lingers, lockdowns have taken their toll on people and their confidence and mental health through lack of human interaction with loved ones, friends, and family, which has left many people feeling, lonely, anxious, unsure, and vulnerable.    Adrian Warwick was inspired to […]

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TESCO DISTRIBUTION CENTRE STRIKES PAUSED AFTER PAY OFFER

It affects four of their UK distribution hubs Planned strikes by workers at Tesco distribution centres have been suspended after a new pay offer. Members of Unite based in Antrim, Belfast, Didcot and Doncaster are being recommended to accept a proposed deal. The union said that following fresh talks workers have been offered a minimum of a 5.5% increase backdated to July and an additional 0.5% from February 2022. Unite […]

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COVID ANTIVIRAL PILL ‘COULD BE OFFERED TO PATIENTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS’

The first at-home treatment for Covid-19 could reportedly be offered to patients before Christmas as an attempt to protect the most vulnerable from the Omicron variant. The Sunday Telegraph reported that Health Secretary Sajid Javid is set to launch a national pilot of the Molnupiravir antiviral pill – also known as Lagevrio . The newspaper said that under the plans, the NHS was expected to deliver courses of the tablet […]

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PM ‘CONCERNED’ AS THOUSANDS STILL LEFT WITHOUT POWER A WEEK AFTER STORM ARWEN

Thousands of households are still without power more than a week after Storm Arwen as the Prime Minister said he is “concerned” about the number still affected. Around 4,700 homes across northern England and Scotland were still without supply as of Saturday afternoon – more than a week after the storm hit on November 26, industry body the Energy Networks Association (ENA) said. On Saturday, Boris Johnson said he had […]

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THOUSANDS OF HOMES FACE SECOND WEEKEND WITHOUT POWER AS ARMED DRAFTED IN TO HELP

Thousands of people are facing a second weekend without power as further cold weather is predicted to hit the UK. Homes across parts of Scotland and the North East and North West of England are still off supply a week after Storm Arwen hit on Friday November 26, with the army having been drafted in to assist. As of early Friday evening, just over 9,000 homes were without power, according […]

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NEW COVID RESTRICTIONS AFTER ‘STARK ADVICE’ FROM HEALTH OFFICIALS

Ireland will reintroduce some Covid-19 restrictions for the Christmas period, following “very stark” advice from health officials, Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said. A range of restrictions will be in place from December 7 to January 9, including the shuttering of nightclubs and new limits on household gatherings. It comes amid concern about increased socialising at Christmas and the threat posed by the new Omicron variant of coronavirus. In a national […]

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COST OF HEATING THE AVERAGE HOME COULD DOUBLE

That's according to the fuel poverty charity National Energy Action An increase to the energy price cap in April could see the cost of heating the average home doubling since last April, a charity has warned. Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) warned that average domestic dual fuel energy bills, which have already soared by more than £230 per customer compared with last winter, could increase by a further […]

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SNOW AND ICE WARNING IN AFTERMATH OF STORM ARWEN

Winter woollies will be needed amid freezing conditions in the aftermath of Storm Arwen which wreaked havoc across much of the UK. A yellow warning for snow and ice remains in place until mid-morning on Sunday in Scotland and the North of England. The Met Office has warned of a risk of “wintry showers and icy stretches”. Temperatures were expected to struggle to get above freezing in some parts, with […]

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DOZENS ARRESTED AS CLIMATE GROUPS TARGET AMAZON ON BLACK FRIDAY

Police have arrested dozens of climate change protesters who caused blockades at Amazon warehouses across the country on Black Friday. Extinction Rebellion (XR) said its demonstration took place at sites in Doncaster, Darlington, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Derby, Coventry, Rugeley, Dartford, Bristol, Tilbury, Milton Keynes and Dunfermline. Activists arrived in the early hours of Friday to set up bamboo structures and “lock-ons”, and held banners urging Amazon to cut its emissions. […]

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PET PIG HOGS THE ATTENTION ON VISIT TO OWNER’S CARE HOME

Staff at Francis Court care home in Crawley, West Sussex, arranged the unusual visit An animal-loving care home resident has been surprised with a visit from his pet pig. Tony Eaglestone was delighted to see Blanket the pig after staff at Francis Court care home in Crawley, West Sussex, arranged the unusual visit with his family. Mr Eaglestone said: “Blanket is much friendlier than many of the dogs I have […]

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