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Hero bus driver saved life of boy who suffered severe nut allergy

A bus driver saved a young passenger’s life by driving him straight home after he suffered a severe allergic reaction to nuts. James Rossi announced to other passengers on the 268 bus that he was not stopping as he took the 16-year-old from Hampstead to the front door of his home in Golders Green. The… [Continue Reading]

Kind McDonald’s employee helps elderly man cross the road

A kind McDonald’s employee took time out from flipping burgers and dishing out fries to walk an elderly customer across the street. Crew member Jonathan Mitchell, who works at the Eltham branch of the fast food chain, in south east London, said it was his ‘civic duty’ to help the man in need. Drivers spotted… [Continue Reading]

Judge refuses to jail teen for stabbing paedophile and offers to pay her court fine

A judge offered to pay a teenage girl’s court fine as he refused to jail her for stabbing the paedophile who abused her as a child. Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC told the 15-year-old it would be a ‘disgrace’ to send her to prison, despite the fact she had attacked the man, 56, in his own… [Continue Reading]

Dozens of volunteers put in 900 hours of labour to rebuild a mother’s home after ex-husband torched it

Dozens of volunteers helped rebuild a home for a mother who lost her two sons when her ex-husband set fire to their house. A total of 60 people worked for 900 hours at the home of Claire Sykes in Penistone, South Yorkshire. The work of the kind-hearted community was worth around £40,000. Darren Sykes died… [Continue Reading]

Pupils let schoolboy with Down’s syndrome win gold medal at sports day

A mother of a boy with Down’s syndrome has thanked his school friends who linked arms to ensure he won a 100m sports day race.  The Year Six boys from Wrawby St Mary’s C of E Primary School near Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire, decided to come joint second so that their friend, 11-year-old Rory Kettles, could… [Continue Reading]

Personal Touch Funeral Services

Pauline Miller is a human dynamo, an extraordinary woman with enough energy to light the whole of Brixton where her fledgling business is based. She launched her unique funeral planning service following a stressful time organising her own mother’s funeral and realising that, at such an emotionally charged time, people need a little more support… [Continue Reading]

News at Ten’s Tom Bradby Dived into Harbour to Save Greek Man’s Life

ITN journalist says he saw elderly man drive car off harbour wall and dived in to try to help but could not save him. The ITN journalist Tom Bradby has described diving into a Greek harbour in an unsuccessful attempt to save the life of an elderly man who apparently drove his car off the… [Continue Reading]