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Olympic hero signs up for his ninth Tour of Britain

Date: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Sir Bradley Wiggins (near side) makes his way up Hartside in last year’s Tour of Britain

SIR Bradley Wiggins has confirmed his participation in the Tour of Britain, which gets underway on Sunday, 4th September, alongside Team WIGGINS teammates Owain Doull and Jonathan Dibben.

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Russian medals for Eden war heroes

Date: Monday 22nd August 2016
Dennis Edwards’s widow, Sheila, with the medal which was personally delivered to her home.

AN answerphone message purporting to be from the Russian Embassy was ignored by Sheila Edwards who thought it was a hoax — but the following day an attaché from the embassy suddenly turned up at her home at Knock with a medal and a letter from President Vladimir Putin.

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Women "assaulted in Penrith"

Date: Friday 19th August 2016
Police jacket

POLICE are investigating an alleged assault on two women in Penrith on Wednesday.

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