Automatic refunds for rail passengers

Rail passengers delayed by more than two minutes could be entitled to automatic refunds under a new Government crackdown. The scheme, which is now being trialled on the C2C line in Essex, would force train companies to automatically pay out using travel smartcards, with travellers entitled to more money for every extra minute their service […]

Hurricane Bertha set to strike UK

The gorgeous summer weather is set to break spectacularly this weekend, with a warning of heavy – at times torrential – rain to come. Showers are forecast in between sunny spells on both Friday and Saturday, but it is Sunday where the worst of the conditions is expected and the day for which the Met […]

Teach Kids About Gay Marriage: This is Our House

This sweet story of two gay princes will teach kids about gay marriage As England and Wales prepares for its first lesbian and gay weddings, educators are advising teachers what books to use to explain it all to children. Are you sitting comfortably? Here’s how to teach kids about gay marriage, and it all starts […]

Severe weather warnings

HERE IT COMES: Huge Atlantic storm heading STRAIGHT for Britain will hit in just 10 hours THIS TERRIFYING image shows how a catastrophic storm hurtling across the Atlantic will smash into Britain in just HOURS. The UK faces the WORST hurricane-force winds and torrential rain this winter and possibly for DECADES. And forecasters warned there […]

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Storm UK, part 2

UK storm: Damage hits travel as more severe weather expected BBC weather forecaster Chris Fawkes says more bad weather is on the way and explains the likely impact of the powerful atmospheric jet stream. Scotland and Northern Ireland are preparing to bear the brunt of the latest storms to hit the UK, amid continuing travel […]


Green Abbot The inner rubble cores of the walls of the many of the major buildings of the abbey still stand. The only parts of the Abbey Church that still exist are fragments of the piers of the central tower, together with parts of transepts, especially the south transept. In a range to the south […]

Didcot and East Hagbourne

Didcot Parkway Didcot Parkway is a railway station serving the town of Didcot in Oxfordshire, England. The station was opened as Didcot on 12 June 1844, and renamed Didcot Parkway on 29 July 1985 to reflect its role as a park and ride railhead. Christmas dinner! East Hagbourne is a village and civil parish about […]