He’s back! Aberdeen favourite Spike the Cactus returns to Duthie Park Winter Gardens after two-year holiday
One of the most popular Duthie Park characters is returning to Aberdeen after a two-year holiday. Spike the Cactus has spent most of the pandemic travelling around the world, from Sydney to the Mojave Desert, but will now return to the tropical climate of the Winter Gardens.
Scott Morrison’s Aukus middleman has not lobbied US officials since landmark deal announced, document shows
Foreign lobbying register filings in the US reveal Donald Winter has not carried out ‘representational activities’ between October and March Scott Morrison’s Aukus middleman has not lobbied any US officials since the landmark security deal was announced, despite a previous agreement with the prime minister “to engage with US personnel to facilitate Australia’s engagement with US and UK per Aukus agreement”, according to a newly filed document.
A MATHS genius believes he has figured out when the next Game of Thrones books will finally be released. Fans have been desperately waiting for the next instalment in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. The last book, A Dance With Dragons, was released over ten years ago now.
We’ve got the sunglasses, we’ve got the shoes, and we, of course, already have the impeccable fashion sense. But what many of us don’t have is an updated Summertime wardrobe. Spring has been here for some time, but it still feels like Winter is poking its head back in every other day, making us freeze our buns off.
Dogs Trust Leeds: Here are some of the dogs looking for a home this week as we go behind the scenes for adoption updates
We go behind the scenes at the Leeds rehoming centre and meet some of the rescue dogs looking for their forever homes this week. There is always lots going on at the Leeds Dogs Trust rehoming centre and this week has been no exception. Here we take an exclusive look behind the scenes of day-to-day life and meet some of the handsome boys and gorgeous girls who are all looking to find loving new homes.
Retiring centre Sam Winter says captaining Bishop's Stortford for five years in National League 1 has made him a better man
Sam Winter is looking forward to seeing who replaces him as Bishop’s Stortford captain – and will be cheering them on from the sidelines when fatherhood allows. The 32-year-old outside centre is retiring from first- and second-team action having been at Silver Leys since the age of 10 and skippered the first XV ever since they got promoted to National League 1 in 2017.
Swansea City decide against replacing Mark Allen directly with appointment and structure shake-up due
There will be further changes to the behind-the-scenes structure at Swansea City this summer Swansea City are holding meetings this week with a view to drafting in a new recruitment chief. Mark Allen left his role as sporting director last month following his tensions with the club's ownership group and chief executive Julian Winter.
Suffolk will enjoy above-average temperatures and glorious sunshine this week Suffolk will enjoy above-average temperatures and glorious sunshine this week, according to BBC Weather. The fine conditions follow on from last week, where some parts of the county saw temperatures of 20C. Looking at the rest of today (Monday, May 9), a dry and bright afternoon is forecast across Suffolk.
London Underground: Warning issued that falling asleep on the Tube could be a sign of hidden health problems
Dr Susan Winter, PHD and Psychiatrist said that if you catch yourself falling asleep on the tube it could be a warning sign A psychiatrist has given a warning to Londoners who find themselves falling asleep on the tube and said that they could be putting their health in danger.
A couple in Lincoln have been left feeling like they are 'living in a kennel' after moving into a new home with their three young children. Zoe Winter, 31 and Luke Eddison, 25, moved in March from a two bedroom property to a three-bed on the Hartsholme Estate in a bid to have more space for themselves and their children, aged one, four and five.
It was his third try at completing the Winter Fan Dance A care worker from Oxfordshire has scaled mountains in an SAS-style challenge to raise charity funds in memory of his uncle. Dan Withington, from Oakley Wood near Wallingford, took on a 24km route in the Brecon Beacons which is based on UK special forces selection.
The 37-year-old has been absent from club duties since January Coventry Rugby have confirmed Rowland Winter's exit from the club. The director of rugby has not been present at a Coventry game since the Butts Park Arena defeat to Cornish Pirates in January. CoventryLive reported in March that mystery surrounded his future with both parties not wishing to make a comment at that time.
A drug expert and trained psychologist has warned young people of the dangers of cocaine and why its increasing use among young people is slowly eating away at their mental health A drug expert and trained psychologist has warned of the dangers that cocaine is posing to young people’s mental health.
Sean Winter has called time on his career, which included a trophy-laden spell at Lowland League East Kilbride Sean Winter hopes he is remembered as an East Kilbride legend, after retiring from the game at 34. But the way he left K-Park, 11 goals shy of 100 at Lowland League level, still leaves a sour taste for the striker.
Tour boss Steve Simon hopes to return to China by 2023 Peng has not been seen in public since Beijing Winter Olympics The WTA is still working to find a resolution to the standoff with China over the Peng Shuai issue but will not return to the country this year, Tour chief Steve Simon said.
We all know that being physically active is good for us, but did you know that simply being outside in the natural environment is also really good for your physical and mental health? Research shows it can help reduce anxiety and depression, helping to lower stress, blood pressure and more.
Prince Harry has announced the first Winter Invictus Games will be held in Canada. The Duke of Sussex, who met with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands for the final day of the sporting tournament on Friday, revealed the 2025 Invictus Games will take place in Vancouver and Whistler.
A woman who dialled 999 on Christmas Eve to report a fire she had started herself and then assaulted emergency services has been jailed. Amy Winter, 42, forced police, firefighters and paramedics to an address in Surrey Street, Brighton, on Christmas Eve in 2020, where they were threatened and assaulted.
Let me begin this week by wishing all of the Gazette’s readers a very Happy April, I realise it’s not a traditional saying but I do feel there’s an argument for making it one as April is, or certainly feels as if it should be, a turning point in the year.