Column: How Jessica Ennis-HIll conquered the world
Only 5ft 5ins tall she was told she was too short for the heptathlon; verbally bullied as a child and the victim of a racist epithet one day at school. How on earth did Jessica Ennis-Hill become such a world and Olympic champion?
It was an interesting co-incidence this week that during the start of Pinktober, otherwise known as Breast Cancer Awareness month, the subject of mastectomies was pushed into the public consciousness through TV show Strictly Comes Dancing.
Lancashire County Council has announced more details of the cuts to local services and the planned disposal of council owned buildings which is going to have a dramatic effect on our local communities.