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Runners & Riders – The Coral-Eclipse 2020

‘The Steeple Times’ takes a look at the seven horse Group 1 Coral-Eclipse 2020 at Sandown and opts for a tasty outsider for an each way bet.

Penny Streeter OBE (née Penny Stiff)

A classic ‘rags to riches’ tale is that of Penny Streeter. Born in what was then Rhodesia, this police superintendent’s daughter came to England...

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...

A Kinky Car

1960 Bentley S2 currently owned by musician Sir Ray Davies to be auctioned; he wrote the hit song ‘Apeman’ on its back seat   A 1960...

Miriam Margolyes OBE

In April 2017, esteemed actress Miriam Margolyes described Theresa May as “that awful woman” and hinted that she had little-to-any enthusiasm for Jeremy Corbyn’s...

Professor Ken Howard OBE, RA

London born Ken Howard is renowned as a painter of scenes in London, Cornwall and Venice. A Royal Academician and liveryman and freeman of...

Henry Blofeld OBE (AKA “Blowers”, “Tycoon” and “Typhoon”)

The legendary cricket commentator and author Henry Blofeld describes his world as “bubbly and boisterous”. Norfolk born and an Old Etonian, thrice married Blofeld’s...

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...

Moron of the Month: Gregory Lauder-Frost

Matthew Steeples suggests Gregory Lauder-Frost, the vice president of the Traditional Britain Group, as the second The Steeple Times ‘Moron of the Moment’   We normally...

A helping hand

Timpson offers free dry cleaning for the unemployed   We all need a helping hand from time to time and in offering unemployed people free cleaning...
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