For PC Dean Pinnell and his colleague, PC Willcox-Jones, Wednesday 9 March was like any other shift.

They booked on for their evening shift and started their patrol at London Waterloo railway station, one of the busiest railway stations in the country.

Little did they know, they were about to save a woman's life.

PC Pinnell said: “We had been patrolling on the upper level of the station...
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"I owe what I am today to my sponsor and I am so grateful" Pauline, Haiti.

It's easy to say you can make a real difference through sponsoring a child with us. So we won't say it, we'll let the children tell you all about how it's transformed their lives!

Meet some of our sponsored children as they tell us how their lives have been changed for the better. You may be surprised by all the ways...
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Check out these amazing photos that were taken on Riverside Drive near Garthdee campus and Duthie Park after the snow last week!
"At this time of year people start thinking about booking their canal boating holidays, so it's my busiest time!" #HumansoftheWaterways

Meet Edward, Managing Director of ABC Leisure Group, and find out more about his business [ Bit.ly Link ]
Art Fund
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It may be a bit too cold for gardening but it's never too cold for gardens in art: [ Bit.ly Link ]
On 12th January a number of items were stolen from the Co-op in Tow Law.

We would like to trace this man in connection with our enquiries, he was wearing a black baseball cap and a dark blue Brook Haven hooded top.

Please do not comment here, ring 101, or email CaughtOn.Camera@durham.pnn.police.uk, quoting reference ref CRI 000 31209
The Co-op
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1 in 4 over 45s have no neighbourly support. We want to help forge stronger communities, here's Rufus with more from our report and why you should Join us. [ Coop.uk Link ]
Taking a trip down memory lane this morning... here's a picture of Leicester's Clock Tower looking a little different a few years back!
Are you taking part in an exciting challenge to fundraise for GNAAS this year?

We are looking for a number of you to tell your story in order to encourage others to do the same.

Anything from running, cycling, swimming, climbing or even a challenge that you’ve created, we want to hear about it.

If you would love to get involved and help us promote our year of physical feats, please send us...
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Sunday morning stroll with the campus ducks. #LoveLancaster
Freegle
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Got a sofa you don't want?
Don't just skip it!
Be sure to pass it on to be reused-that's easy just list it on Freegle.
[ Ilovefreegle.org Link ]
Police Officer recruitment closes tonight! Sunday 22nd Jan. Last chance to get those application forms in. [ Police.uk Link ]
A "surprising" study has shown that heart scar tissue can conduct electricity following a heart attack (Read more: [ Ow.ly Link ] [ Giphy.com Link ]
Francis Bacon, known as the father of scientific method, was born #onthisday in 1561.

An English Renaissance statesman and philosopher, Bacon took up Aristotelian ideas, arguing for an empirical, inductive approach, known as the scientific method, which is the foundation of modern scientific inquiry.

A major figure in scientific methodology, he is widely credited with ushering in the new...
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Did you know that January is Hot Tea Month? Find out why the UK drinks 874m cups of this amazing stuff every year [ Bit.ly Link ]
Woods - Wendell Berry

I part the out thrusting branches
and come in beneath
the blessed and the blessing trees.
Though I am silent
there is singing around me.
Though I am dark
there is vision around me.
Though I am heavy
there is flight around me.
UNICEF UK
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Baby Iliyas is 5 days old. He was born at a hospital near a refugee and migrant centre in Tabanovce, FYR Macedonia. His family has been living at the centre for 10 months, after having to flee from Syria.

Refugee and migrant children, including newborn babies like baby Iliyas, are at risk because of the extremely cold weather in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe.

All photos: Unicef 2017...
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If you are shortlisted to attend an interview, you will be required to upload two references in support of your application. The deadline for uploading references is Monday 27 February (12:00 GMT) so you are advised to contact your referees now in order to obtain your references in good time. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to upload their references by mid-February. For more...
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We are delighted to welcome our online students who are graduating tomorrow to the University of Roehampton campus. Congratulations on your great achievement! #RoeGraduation
Diabetes.co.uk
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