THE death of a devoted Carlisle United fan whose courage in the face of adversity impressed everyone who knew him has triggered a flood of tributes. Paul Floyd, 49, was known to hundreds of fellow fans for his lively online banter about the team he loved. But what many did not know was that the former… [Continue Reading]
A graduate who stood in Waterloo Station and advertised his skills to commuters is now one step closer to landing his dream job. Alfred Ajani, 22, received widespread praise after ditching online application forms and handing out his CV to businessmen and women passing through the busy London terminal. His radical approach to job-hunting has… [Continue Reading]
After their daughter lost her fight with cancer, Dean and Caroline Orchard knew they had to face the devastating task of sorting through her belongings. What they didn’t know was that they would discover something that would make them feel closer to 13-year-old Athena than ever. On the back of her bedroom mirror, the little… [Continue Reading]
The mother of a teenager who raised more than £3m for a cancer charity after being diagnosed with the disease, has paid tribute to a “courageous, selfless, inspirational son”. Stephen Sutton, 19, died, four years after he was first diagnosed with bowel cancer. His mother, Jane Sutton, released a statement on the Stephen’s Story Facebook… [Continue Reading]
The 89-year-old D-Day veteran who sneaked out of his care home to Normandy has returned to a hero’s welcome and declared: ‘I would do it again tomorrow.’ Hiding his war medals under a raincoat, Bernard Jordan told carers he was going for a walk before boarding a coach to France for the 70th anniversary –… [Continue Reading]
Hundreds of patients queued for more than four hours to say goodbye to a cherished GP when he retired from practice after 32 years. Described affectionately as a ‘good old fashioned’ doctor, Dr Richard Hughes was adored for the way he took time to get to know people and talk through their issues – rather… [Continue Reading]
There were many heroes who surfaced twelve years ago on September 11, helping people in need as the Twin Towers crumbled around them. Two you probably haven’t heard of were Salty and Roselle, guide dogs who despite the chaos, calmly led their blind owners to safety after the terrorist attacks. Salty, a yellow lab, was… [Continue Reading]
Register For This Site
A password will be e-mailed to you.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. — Charles Darwin
Heronation.co.uk is kept going by voluntary contributions.