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All You Need to Know for Monday 22nd January 2018
The start of the working week and you need that boost, that kick start to the day with round up of the biggest news, sporting and events for the day in Kent. We’ll also give you other information that is just very interesting to know – It could be the top trending You Tube video in Kent to whats #1 in the UK pop charts. Enjoy your day.
Celine Dookhran murder: Man was allegedly ‘inspired by acid bath killer’An obsessed builder was “inspired” by an infamous acid bath killer as he plotted to abduct, rape and murder his niece and another young woman, a court has heard.Mujahid Arshid, 33, allegedly came across convicted serial killer John George Haigh as he trawled the internet for ways to dispose of the bodies, jurors were told.In July last year, he snatched Celine Dookhran and another young woman, bundling them into his pick-up truck with the help of labourer Vincent Tappu, jurors have heard.Speaking from her bed at St George’s hospital in Tooting, south London, with bandages on her arms, the survivor relived her ordeal in a taped interview played in the trial.Ms Dookhran’s relatives sobbed in court as the woman told police: “I’m not going to lie, I was scared for my life..For more on this Full Story KentNews.Co.UK
Women’s rights campaigners stage Time’s Up rally outside Downing Street.Thousands of women’s rights campaigners have held a rally at Downing Street. Despite rain and sleet, they heard speeches on a variety of issues from sexual harassment, abortion rights and climate change.A series of women’s rights protests have been taking place around the world this weekend which marks one year since Donald Trump, who has been accused of sexual harassment, was inaugurated as the US President.It’s this generation’s responsibility to push for change. I truly hope I’ll see equality in my lifetime.– DR HELEN PANKHURST, GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER OF SUFFRAGETTE EMMELINE PANKHURST.The Time’s Up campaign was launched to call for the end of sexual harassment…For more on this KentOnline.Co.UK Full Story
Cricket :Paul Downton appointed director of cricket.Former England wicketkeeper-batsman Paul Downton has been appointed the club’s director of cricket.The former Kent and Middlesex gloveman was born in Farnborough and made his first class debut for his home county in 1977 as understudy to Alan Knott.He was part of a Kent side that won two County Championships and the B&H Cup before winning nine trophies at Middlesex.After his career, he sat on the board of Middlesex County Cricket Club for 19 years.Downton said: “I was lucky enough to play in some talented, successful teams and I hope to help bring some success back to Kent.“Cricket has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember since I picked up a bat at Sevenoaks Vine and this role allows me to draw on my skills and experience.“I’ll be responsible for the business of cricket and making us as competitive as we can be on the pitch..Full information Inspire Kent Events for Full Story
Events Coming Up
Richard Hadfield Winter Warmer Jazz Live at Maidstone Pizza Express – Friday 26th January 2018.Richard Hadfield Winter Warmer Jazz Live.UK number one album selling vocalist and winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2014, Richard Hadfield is thrilled to be back at PizzaExpress Live with his one of a kind band.“Funny, charming and hugely charismatic” (London Press), with an “unbelievable tone” (Amanda Holden) Richard captivates audiences with his voice of velvet and a charismatic magnetism that has seen him referred to in the industry as the UK’s answer to Michael Buble. Singing songs you thought you knew with a whole new flavour, come out of the cold and join Richard for an day to remember..Full information Inspire Kent Events for Full Story
Whats on at the Movies
The main movie playing across all Kent cinemas this week isDarkest Hour
It scored<strong 86% by Rotten Tomatoes. Read the full review here Full Movie Review on Rotten Tomatoes
Whose Number One in Music Charts this week?
RIVER – EMINEM FT ED SHEERAN
Weather Today and Tomorrow
9 Celsius today peak with chance of Partly Cloudy, tomorrow should at 13 Celsius peak with chance rain.