Amateur pilot accused of illegally landing plane at Prince William’s old RAF base without permission

Amateur pilot will appear in court accused of landing £2m private plane at Prince William’s former RAF base without permission because he ‘wanted to go to the beach’ Civil Aviation Authority has named the pilot as Richard Charles Priestley Wood  He allegedly flew 300 miles from Surrey to fighter pilot training base in Wales Pilot set … Read more Amateur pilot accused of illegally landing plane at Prince William’s old RAF base without permission

Amateur pilot accused of illegally landing plane at Prince William’s old RAF base without permission

Amateur pilot will appear in court accused of landing £2m private plane at Prince William’s former RAF base without permission because he ‘wanted to go to the beach’ Civil Aviation Authority has named the pilot as Richard Charles Priestley Wood  He allegedly flew 300 miles from Surrey to fighter pilot training base in Wales Pilot set … Read more Amateur pilot accused of illegally landing plane at Prince William’s old RAF base without permission

Grand Designs: Amateur builder whose wife has cancer spends £275,000 transforming ugly shed

An amateur builder whose wife is battling skin cancer spent £275,000 transforming an ugly abandoned shed at the bottom of her parents’ garden into a stunning contemporary home in just 18 months on Grand Designs.   Greg, from Kent, had recovered from a brain tumour when he met Georgie, who has had a brain tumour, thyroid … Read more Grand Designs: Amateur builder whose wife has cancer spends £275,000 transforming ugly shed

Amateur archaeologist finds 900-year-old arrowhead washed up by the Thames

Amateur archaeologist finds 900-year-old arrowhead washed up by the Thames that could have been fired from the Tower of London under the reign of Richard I Monika Buttling-Smith, 33, found rare longbow arrowhead by Tower of London The 2in by 5in point was preserved by mud in the River Thames for 900 years Arrowhead may have … Read more Amateur archaeologist finds 900-year-old arrowhead washed up by the Thames

Tributes are paid to amateur rugby league player, 26, after he was run over by car

Tributes have been paid to an amateur rugby player who died after being run over by a car on a night out with his team mates on Boxing Day.    Jordan Welsby, 26, from St Helens, Merseyside, was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a car.  Police have confirmed he died in … Read more Tributes are paid to amateur rugby league player, 26, after he was run over by car

Tributes are paid to amateur rugby league player, 26, after he was run over by car

Tributes have been paid to an amateur rugby player who died after being run over by a car on a night out with his team mates on Boxing Day.    Jordan Welsby, 26, from St Helens, Merseyside, was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a car.  Police have confirmed he died in … Read more Tributes are paid to amateur rugby league player, 26, after he was run over by car

Amateur photographers reveal wildlife snaps that didn’t quite go to plan

Not one for the photo album! Amateur photographers reveal wildlife snaps that didn’t quite go to plan – from a badly camouflaged rabbit to a burping deer Wannabe wildlife photographers from across the world shared their worst snaps Include a badly camouflaged rabbit, a burping deer and an alligator eating Images have ended up on a … Read more Amateur photographers reveal wildlife snaps that didn’t quite go to plan

Amateur photographers reveal wildlife snaps that didn’t quite go to plan

Not one for the photo album! Amateur photographers reveal wildlife snaps that didn’t quite go to plan – from a badly camouflaged rabbit to a burping deer Wannabe wildlife photographers from across the world shared their worst snaps Include a badly camouflaged rabbit, a burping deer and an alligator eating Images have ended up on a … Read more Amateur photographers reveal wildlife snaps that didn’t quite go to plan

No wonder they call it God’s Own Country: Stunning pictures of Yorkshire by amateur Alec Scott

There are many reasons they call Yorkshire ‘God’s Own Country’. And photographer Alec Scott, who hails from the county, has captured several of them on camera, from the mesmerising beauty of Wensleydale’s rolling hills to the lost-in-time magic of the streets of ancient York and from the bucolic charm of fishing village Robin Hood’s Bay … Read more No wonder they call it God’s Own Country: Stunning pictures of Yorkshire by amateur Alec Scott

No wonder they call it God’s Own Country: Stunning pictures of Yorkshire by amateur Alec Scott

There are many reasons they call Yorkshire ‘God’s Own Country’. And photographer Alec Scott, who hails from the county, has captured several of them on camera, from the mesmerising beauty of Wensleydale’s rolling hills to the lost-in-time magic of the streets of ancient York and from the bucolic charm of fishing village Robin Hood’s Bay … Read more No wonder they call it God’s Own Country: Stunning pictures of Yorkshire by amateur Alec Scott