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A Cockney Paradise in Chelsea

Art deco mansion block apartment in Chelsea that was once home to the “cheeky Cockney” actor Harry Fowler for sale “Cheeky...

Rotten Rolf

As convicted paedo Rolf Harris walks free from court and his nutty supporters once again reveal themselves, it must be remembered he is still...

Doreen Lofthouse OBE MBE (AKA “Mrs Fisherman’s Friend”)

Credited with taking Fisherman’s Friend global, Fleetwood based Doreen Lofthouse is modest, decent and unpretentious. Having married Tony, the great grandson of the company’s...

Tracy Edwards MBE: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks round the world sailor Tracy Edwards: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? “If...

The best people of 2014

Our selection of the best men and women of 2014   Continuing our series, we chose five men and five women who’ve achieved remarkable things this...

Robert Walton: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

The Steeple Times asks The Nth Degree Club’s founder Robert Walton MBE: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your...

Frankie’s fairytale

Frankie Dettori’s triumph at Lingfield marks a great start to his return to racing   Frankie Dettori’s win at Lingfield on Wednesday is to be celebrated...

Errol Douglas MBE: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”

20 questions with hair stylist to the stars Errol Douglas   The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force? Graft and graft some more.   “Don't...

Errol Douglas MBE

This award winning Guyanese-British hair stylist has had his own salon in Motcomb Street since 1998 and began his career in an East End...

Fred Dibnah MBE (1938 – 2004)

This Lancastrian steeplejack and television personality was gentle, outspoken and self-taught. A father of five and thrice married, Dibnah described himself as “just a...
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Pooling Barrymore

As outdoor swimming pools reopened, Michael Barrymore trended on social media; it is time thus to remind the disgraced entertainer to reveal the truth about what happened on the night of the 31st March 2001.

A Mini White House in Mississippi

Colonial Revival ‘Mini White House’ on an 8-acre plot in Mississippi for sale for just £299,000 or £56 per square foot; the mini mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Monster of the Moment – Dr Walter Palmer

Reprehensible “driller killer” dentist Dr Walter Palmer will forever be remembered for slaying ‘Cecil The Lion’; the sexual harasser of his own employees has now gone and done it again – this time the monster massacred an endangered ram.

Cheaper Than Fiction – A Bargain in The Boltons

Cheapest, smallest house on the best side of one of London’s most sought after streets, The Boltons, comes up for sale; the tardis like building was home to novelist-politician Jeffrey Archer and his scientist wife Mary in the 1970s.