It was 5am when Rob Rinder touched down in Tel Aviv. The airport, usually bustling with life, was eerily quiet – “a ghost town”. He headed towards Sderot, a city by the Gazan border, just an hour away. “The massacre was so close to everyone in Israel – not just emotionally, but physically, too,” he says.
A Cambridgeshire couple have lit their home up with a festive Christmas lights display to raise money for charities that helped their son recover from a serious form of epilepsy. Helen and John Attlesey decorate their home in Soham every year to raise money for charities that helped their grandson Jacob when he suffered from a serious form of epilepsy. Over the past 10 years the retired couple have raised more than £50,000 to support East Anglia Children's Hospices, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity and Dreamflight – and their elaborate illuminations have become a local landmark during the festive season.
Last year, Dante, 12, became the first ever winner of the Sir Terry Wogan Young Fundraiser of the Year Award after hiking up Sugarloaf near Abergavenny five times and raising more than £1,500 for Children in Need.
https://www.churchillsdaycentre.co.uk/ A Pembrokeshire day care centre especially equipped for elderly people, and those with dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons is lying empty, while its founders say elderly people are on the waiting list for council run services.