RuPaul’s Drag Race star The Vivienne has made history as the first drag queen to compete on Dancing On Ice. #DancingOnIce pic.twitter.com/uPLT1s4slX — Dancing on Ice (@dancingonice) January 22, 2023Dressed in a black curly wig and sparkly black outfit in homage to the US singer, the drag queen performed twists and a dramatic lift to score 28.5 points. Judge and former Olympic skater Jayne Torvill felt their skating was “so solid and smooth” and that she loved how much the drag queen appeared to enjoy the routine. #DancingOnIce pic.twitter.com/5Fbfv66Jhv — Dancing on Ice (@dancingonice) January 22, 2023Meanwhile, former footballer John Fashanu paid tribute to his sporting background as he performed to Eat My Goal by Collapsed Lung for his routine. The 25-year-old actress and her skating partner Sylvain Longchambon kicked and dipped their way to a score of 26.5.
A MAN from Burnham visited Ukraine for his birthday and has been working with soldiers ever since. Don Rawling, 60, from Burnham found himself amongst the war in Ukraine earlier this year and since February, he has been back and forth to support them. He visited Ukraine for his 60th birthday in February and eventually made his way back to Burnham. Don was asked to return in March, where he helped to train soldiers on a volunteer basis. “There is nothing left and no food but in the big cities,s it’s like there’s no war going on.3 months ago Thurrock Gazette
Rory McIlroy finished the year as European number one for the fourth time in his career – and first since 2015 – despite Jon Rahm winning the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. But McIlroy finished the season top of the DP World rankings after Matt Fitzpatrick, his only rival for the Harry Vardon Trophy, blew up around the turn. I’ve won three FedEx Cups since I last won,” McIlroy, who lifted his third PGA Tour FedEx Cup in August, told Sky Sports. “I was a model of consistency throughout the year and I think my worst finish in European (DP World) Tour events was 12th at the start of the year in Abu Dhabi. Jon Rahm wins the DP World Tour Championship!2 months ago Thurrock Gazette
Jordan Thorniley and Gary Madine, rated as 50/50 before the game, were both fit to start despite carrying slight niggles. Marvin Ekpiteta returned from suspension to take Rhys Williams’ spot at centre-back, while James Husband replaced Luke Garbutt at left-back. But seconds later, those of a tangerine persuasion were delirious as the in-form Jerry Yates gave Blackpool the lead. Ekpiteta made an important block to deny Riis after being guilty of giving the ball away and being spun in behind by the same player. It was that man Yates once again, bagging a THIRD brace in just four games.3 months ago Blackpool Gazette
Sunak has the backing of at least 124 Conservative lawmakers, according to unofficial tallies by the BBC and Sky News. Sunak is the frontrunner in the Conservative Party’s race to replace Liz Truss as prime minister, forging ahead of his two main rivals — ousted former Prime Minister Boris Johnson and ex-Cabinet minister Penny Mordaunt. But widespread uncertainty remained after British media reported that Sunak had held late-night talks with Johnson on Saturday. The Conservative Party has ordered a contest that aims to finalize nominations Monday and install a new prime minister — the country’s third this year — within a week. Dozens among Britain’s 357 Conservative lawmakers have not yet publicly declared whom they are backing to replace Truss.3 months ago Saudi Gazette
New figures show the rate rocketed by 213% in the two weeks from October 25 to November 7 compared to the previous fortnight. The shocking statistics have been released as emergency services across the region join forces to launch a new campaign urging people not to take risks with fire as the nights draw in. Richie Rickaby, Area Manager for Community Safety at Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, said the consequences from setting a deliberate fire could be ‘totally life-changing’. Advertisement Hide Ad“The fire service always strives towards keeping the local community safe from harm all year round, with a particular emphasis on the demands of Bonfire Night,” said Richie. One of the campaign images"But we would urge people to stay safe throughout the whole darker night’s season.3 months ago Shields Gazette
Advertisement Hide AdYves Bissouma of Tottenham Hotspur battles for possession with Bruno Guimaraes of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 23, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)Kieran Trippier’s contrasting reception on his Tottenham Hotspur returnIt was Kieran Trippier’s first game back at Tottenham since leaving the club to join Atletico Madrid in 2019. And Trippier won’t mind one bit after coming away with three points on his return to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Newcastle United players applaud the fans after their sides victory during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 23, 2022 in London, England. Newcastle’s 2-1 win ended a run of 10 straight wins for Antonio Conte’s side at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.3 months ago Shields Gazette
Interim Superintendent Noreen Bush addresses district employees Aug. 22 during the Cedar Rapids Community School District's kickoff for the new school year. As a student in the Cedar Rapids district, Bush was 'enthusiastic about everything you presented to her,' teacher Jayne Bernhard recalled. (Liz Martin/The Gazette)Be sure to subscribe to The Gazette Daily News podcast, or just tell your Amazon Alexa enabled device to "enable The Gazette Daily News skill" so you can get your daily briefing by simply saying "Alexa, what's the news?" This is John McGlothlen with The Gazette digital news desk and I'm here with your update for Monday, October 24th. Before coming to Cedar Rapids schools in 2019, Bush worked as a principal in the College Community School District.3 months ago The Gazette