The event took place in the Town Square on Saturday, October 16 – and there truly was something for the whole family to enjoy! So if you want to marvel at Eko the sea giant puppet or look back over the day’s other attractions, check out our picture special by Mail photographer Kevin Brady.
Police 'prevented Catholic priest from giving murdered Tory MP Sir David Amess his last rites as he lay dying after being stabbed'
Roman Catholic priest 'prevented from giving Sir David Amess his last rites' claimed police stopped him from administering rites At a service on Friday evening, Father Woolnough called Sir David 'Mr Southend' A Roman Catholic priest has accused police of preventing him from giving his last rites as he lay dying in his Essex constituency.
Our wonderful NHS... now it's terminal: BEL MOONEY - whose story of her mother, 97, inspired a campaign for face-to-face GP appointments - argues the problems go MUCH deeper
Frustrated by a GP’s receptionist blocking a face-to-face appointment for my 97-year-old mother, in June this year, I wrote a special report for this newspaper, criticising the very situation that has been the subject of the Mail’s recent, successful campaign. It so happens that the medical attention my mother has received recently has been impeccable, and I do appreciate the pressures doctors face — with rising patient numbers due to an increasingly elderly and growing population.
Marcus Ryder, a former head of current affairs programmes at BBC Scotland, is understood to have been a ‘preferred candidate’ to become executive editor for Newsbeat and Asian Network news The 50-year-old, who holds an MBE, was yesterday named one of Britain’s most influential black figures for his work as a media diversity champion
'Nothing can bring Peter back... but no one else should die after being refused a visit to their GP': Five real-life stories of heartache caused by doctors' practices fobbing off patients, that will make you boil with rage
Grieving relatives who lost loved ones because of the lack of access to GPs lined up yesterday to hail the Daily Mail’s crucial role in securing more face-to-face appointments. Frustrated patients also spoke out after Health Secretary Sajid Javid unveiled a nine point plan to reverse the dramatic decline in in-person consultations.
Crisis-hit THG, formerly known as The Hut Group, needs an 'independent and credible voice' in the boardroom to restore investor trust, according to one analyst. Shore Capital's Clive Black told the Mail that the wider market didn't have 'a huge amount of respect' for the technology and ecommerce company's governance, or the board itself.
BT is working on an emergency phone service to protect women as they walk home, which Home Secretary Priti Patel is considering amid public anger prompted by Sarah Everard’s murder. Here, the PA news agency looks at the key questions around the initiative. – How will it work?
GPs will be named and shamed if they fail to deliver enough face-to-face appointments as Sajid Javid defends £250million revolution in face of union warning 'insulting' plan will make crisis even worse and trigger wave of retirements
Government announced GPs are to be given £250m to improve patient access As part of nine-point plan, surgeries will be named and shamed in league tables Health secretary, PM and new NHS chief all paid tribute to the Mail for campaign GPs will be named and shamed if they fail to deliver enough face-to-face appointments under a revolutionary plan to improve patient care.
Action is FINALLY taken to jail Insulate Britain eco-zealots: More than a dozen of the 'usual suspects' behind motorway chaos will be named in court papers that would see them liable for two-year sentences if they continue protests
Around a dozen Insulate Britain activists are being targeted after allegedly committing imprisonable offences National Highways named 113 eco-zealots in an injunction against blocking motorways and A roads in London Government source said they had identified 'a considerable number of protesters' who had breached law However it is believed the group is planning to fill up Britain's jails in an attempt to create a 'political crisis'
The new face-to-face revolution: Sajid Javid launches overhaul in GP access so all patients can see a doctor in person... with league tables and 'hit squads' for those that fail
Government announced GPs are to be given £250m to improve patient access As part of nine-point plan, surgeries will be named and shamed in league tables Health secretary, PM and new NHS chief all paid tribute to the Mail for campaign Sajid Javid last night launched a revolution in GP access designed to ensure all patients can see a doctor face to face.
Want to get ahead? Be a first-class woman, not a second-class man! In the second part of a special Mail series, City superwoman (and mum of 9) HELENA MORRISSEY shares her tips for juggling the nursery and the boardroom... and how to manage the menopause
Helena Morrisey spent three decades in finance industry, with 15 years as CEO Mum-of-nine says women should not have to compromise anything to succeed Here, she shares advice on how both to succeed and lead as a woman As a woman who has fought her way to the top of the male-dominated finance industry, including 15 years as a CEO — alongside having nine children —I’m often asked how I combined a career with a family, how to strike the balance between fitting in and being authentic, and whether it was even possible to achieve a work–life balance in a senior role.
Hartlepool is fortunate to have a fantastic choice of places to enjoy a leisurely drink of an Autumn evening – but if you had to pick just one for a visit, where would you go? We took to the Mail’s Facebook page to ask the readers to nominate their favourite spot for an Autumn night drink.
Hut Group shares keep sliding despite firm's claims that there is 'no reason' for sell-off and liquidity is 'very strong'
The Hut Group has insisted it knows of 'no reason' for the substantial share price decline it was struck by yesterday, with the online retailer assuring investors of its 'very strong liquidity' position. As the stock's slide persisted today with another fall of 3 per cent, shareholders were nursing a 60 per cent loss a nrecent peak of 684p in early September.
JAMIE CARRAGHER has hit back at David Luiz after the former Arsenal and Chelsea star said: "It's funny because he's never won the league." Ex-Liverpool centre-back Carragher was regularly critical of Luiz when he played in the Premier League but the Brazilian said he had 'forgotten the past'.
GP surgeries will be told to tear up social distancing rules and see more patients face-to-face in a bid to tackle waiting lists. Health Secretary Sajid Javid is expected to announce a package of measures in the coming days to cut NHS bureaucracy and free up family doctors’ time to carry out more in-person appointments.
FAMILY doctors will reportedly be told to tear up the Covid rule book in order to give them more time to see patients in person. The move is expected as part of a package from Health Secretary Sajid Javid to improve GP access. It is set to be published in the coming days and will focus on cutting bureaucracy for medics, the Daily Mail reports.
The Hut Group founder admitted 'it has not been a great day' after shares crashed another 35 per cent after a bungled presentation to investors. Matt Moulding and wife Jodie saw £278million wiped off the value of their stake in the online retailer as the stock sank to a record low of 285p.