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Furious parents say 'creepy' drive-thru Santa's grotto gave kids nightmares and demand money back after 3-hour queues

PARENTS have slammed a “shambolic” Santa’s grotto drive-through after many were left queuing for hours. Ticketholders for the event which opened on Friday in the grounds of Taverham Hall, near Norwich, also claimed “creepy” performers scared kids and organisers handed out “Poundland” gifts. People took to the event’s Facebook page to flood it with complaints. Visitor Louise Purdy said: “It […]

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Businesses welcome PM's promise to scrap quarantine and WFH

‘We are finally starting to turn the corner’: Business leaders welcome easing of Covid curbs and end of WFH as boost for city centres – but unions urge caution about rushing back to offices and say axing mask rule is ‘premature’ Boris Johnson announced today Plan B Covid rules in England are being lifted  Mandatory face masks and Covid passes […]

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'Neighbour from hell' builds 3ft wooden barrier along shared driveway

Causing a FENCE! ‘Neighbour from hell’ builds 3ft-tall wooden barrier along shared driveway with couple next door – stopping them opening car doors or putting out their bins Chris and Millie Adams said Matthew Carter had left them ‘living in a nightmare’ They blasted the 3ft fence at their house in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire They slammed him for leaving barely enough […]

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BBC warned it is 'threatening future of independent local journalism'

BBC warned it is ‘threatening future of independent local journalism’ with plan to employ 100 more regional web news reporters News Media Association says BBC is trying to be ‘monolithic provider of news’ Group says its coverage poses ‘direct threat to strength and plurality of news’ There are proposals to create more than 100 digital reporter roles for local news […]

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