Firefighters were claiming widespread support from the public as they walked out on their first ever national strike 40 years ago today.
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“I only wish we'd done it sooner” – that’s something we hear all the time at Acorn Stairlifts from customers who’ve been amazed and delighted at the improvement their new stairlift has made to their daily quality of life.
People all across Britain had their fingers firmly crossed that five baby girls born to an Essex mother would make it safely through their critical first few days of life.
Many older people worry about the cost of staying in a residential care home if they are no longer able to cope at home. For some the concern is whether they can afford it at all, for others that it will swallow up the inheritance they hoped to leave their children.
Thirty-five years ago today, at a time when events inside the secretive USSR were slower to reach the West, rumours were rife that its long-serving leader Leonid Brezhnev had died.