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George Eustice - 'No barbecues in your garden' urge fire chiefs as 35C heatwave approaches - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - county Sussex - city Kent
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'No barbecues in your garden' urge fire chiefs as 35C heatwave approaches
heatwave is to hit within days with temperatures of 35C are predicted — and fire chiefs are now urging Brits to cancel their BBQ plans.While temperatures over the coming week is not expected to surpass the highs of July's weather where Lincolnshire set a national record of 40C, we will s be a "prolonged period" of warmth, according to the Met Office.The upcoming heat, coupled with the dry temperatures, has meant that the public have been urged not to host barbecues in some regions due to fears of fires taking place.READ MORE:Hosepipe ban slapped on parts of UK after drought prompted by record-breaking heatwaveOn Saturday, 15 homes were forced to evacuated due to a garden fire that spread out of control in Essex.According to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, 40 people were forced to flee their properties while more than a dozen homes were damaged by the fire.Area manager Neil Fenwick said: “While summer weather usually provides the perfect opportunity to host a barbecue or gather around a chiminea in the evening, we’re strongly discouraging people from having any kinds of fires at the moment.“The ground across Essex is extremely dry allowing fires to spread easily and quickly.”Setting off fireworks or sky lanterns have also been warned against due to the possibilities of "large-scale" infernos.Despite the dry conditions, a hosepipe ban has been placed on regions in the UK due to worry from water companies amid the scorching temperatures set to hit next week.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.The likes of Kent and Sussex were the some of the first regions to be hit with the ban as George Eustice, the Environment Secretary, applauded the decisions of water
Jim Dale - African plume to bring 34C scorcher to UK shores next week as hosepipe ban kicks in - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - Spain - France - county Sussex - city Kent
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African plume to bring 34C scorcher to UK shores next week as hosepipe ban kicks in
heatwave will hit the UK next week due to an African plume bringing temperatures of 34C.The mid-30Cs weather will unfortunately coincide with a hose ban that will first hit the South East regions of Kent and Sussex in order to restrict water use in August.South East Water said the high temperatures recorded in July, resulted in them being forced to produce additional 120 litres of extra water.READ MORE:When is the next heatwave? Forecasters warn of England's driest weather for decadesThe water supply company said the extra water they were forced to produce was the equivalent of producing water for four towns the size of Maidstone or Eastbourne.Kent and Sussex are among the first regions in the country forced to abide by the new rule due to the areas being the driest they've ever been since 1836 and 1911, respectively.Interactive weather model WX Charts showed that the South East will reach highs of 34C by midday, on the same day the hose ban comes into play on August 12.British Weather Services’ senior meteorologist Jim Dale said: "A spike from the south out of Africa and up from Spain and France again makes 34C entirely possible.”David Hinton, CEO of South East Water, urged the public to resist the temptation of using water to filling up pools and abide by the new rules as rainfall has been scarce in the region and will continue to be for August.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.“During July in the South East, we have only seen 8% of average rainfall for the month.“As the long-term forecast for August and September is for similar weather we are taking this step to introduce temporary restrictions on the use of hosepipes and sprinklers to make sure we have
Woman begs for help after suffering from ‘severe’ phobia of Jaws theme tune - dailystar.co.uk - city Kent
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Woman begs for help after suffering from ‘severe’ phobia of Jaws theme tune
Hollywood history and is cherished by many.However, for one woman from Kent, the creepy music is the stuff of nightmares and causes her to break down whenever she hears it.Lenny has been suffering from this severe phobia since she was 12 years old.On Monday (June 6), she called into This Morning to speak to therapists Nik and Eva Speakman during the ITV show's phobia segment.She said: "When I was 12 years old, I was watching Jaws with my parents and I ended up having really bad tummy pains, was told to go upstairs and lay down."From then on I have had the most severe phobia of the theme tune."She added: "I actually woke up in hospital, I was having an operation – I ended up having appendicitis that night - woke up in hospital and I thought I'd died."Lenny said she woke up in the hospital screaming and has had a "nasty" phobia of the theme tune ever since.Lenny's phobia makes her scream and cry whenever she hears the song, but she revealed she loves sharks and would swim with them.Nik said: "Well most people we work with who have a phobia of sharks, it comes from watching Jaws."What's interesting about your case is the fact that it's just the theme tune."He continued: "What I want you to consider is when you had this stomach ache, you were feeling ill - so you're feeling vulnerable - and then your parents say go upstairs and lie down."You're actually not watching the film.
Aaron Simpson - Mary Bedford - Love Island's Aaron Simpson goes official with Mary Bedford lookalike girlfriend - heatworld.com - city Kent
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Love Island's Aaron Simpson goes official with Mary Bedford lookalike girlfriend
brutally 'ghosted' by former love interest Mary Bedford after they were both dumped from the Love Island villa in 2021, footballer Aaron Simpson has finally found love and it looks like he definitely has a type - because she is the SPIT of Mary.Aaron and his new girlfriend Jessica Lowe, who is a swimwear designer, have been dating since the start of the year but have kept their romance relatively low profile. However Jess recently shared a whole load of cute moments on her Instagram highlights reel from recent holidays and date nights.Adorable.Aaron has told The Sun, the pair met at a Halloween party last year, a few months after Aaron revealed that he had been 'ghosted' and 'friend-zoned' by Mary after their time on the ITVBe show.He said, "It's early days still and we're not rushing anything, but we see a lot of each other and get on really well."She's a swimwear designer and has her own brand so she's really busy and ambitious, which is very attractive."He also commented on her likeness to Mary, admitting, "It's funny, we were actually talking about it and Jess actually isn't my usual type."When we met we just clicked, we were lucky."As loved-up Aaron finally finds his happily ever after, let's find out a little bit more about him, shall we?Aaron is a footballer turned reality star who is most known for being a bombshell on the 2021 series of Love Island.Aaron is from Kent and is 24 years old.After coupling up in the last weeks of Love Island 2021, Mary and Aaron were dumped a few days before the final.
UK to be colder than Iceland as 1000-mile wide 'Arctic attack' brings -4C snow blast - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - Iceland - county Norfolk - city Kent
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UK to be colder than Iceland as 1000-mile wide 'Arctic attack' brings -4C snow blast
Ibiza to colder than Iceland as a 1,000 mile-wide “Arctic attack” brings snow to scatter sunbathers.Cold air arrives from Monday (March 28) with the Met Office forecasting snow flurries in the north from Wednesday and threatening the south from Thursday.Nights as low as -4C are due, with the south also hit by sub-zero chills – while frost is expected for many regions.A Met Office forecaster said: “Monday will have warm sunny spells.“But showers or longer spells of rain will follow across many parts from Tuesday, then turning colder with wintry showers in northern areas.“From Thursday has possible frequent wintry showers across the North, with further South having some showers and perhaps hill snow with a small chance of this reaching low levels.”Netweather said: “After warm spring sunshine, March has a cold sting in its tail.“Winter is resuming just as British Summer Time starts.”The week-long cold spell will sees shivers last into April.Although sun-worshippers will be sad to see the hot weather end, the cold air will put a stop to the heatwave currently causing pollution across the UK.Scorching highs of 20C sparked “high” levels of fine particulate pollution, known as PM2.5 - one of the most dangerous forms.High pollution was recorded from Kent to Sunderland as Britain soaked up the sun.Stay up to date with all the latest Daily Star news by signing up to one of our free newsletters here.As well as Leeds and Sheffield, parts of the South East saw “very high” levels, especially in Norfolk and Essex.Government advice urges everyone to “reduce physical exertion, particularly when outdoors and especially if they experience symptoms such as a cough or sore throat” when there’s very high levels of pollution.Boffins from the
Giovanni Pernice - Johannes Radebe - John Whaite - Giovanni Pernice pictured with arms around Rose Ayling-Ellis as pair seem closer than ever - express - New York - Birmingham - city Kent
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Giovanni Pernice pictured with arms around Rose Ayling-Ellis as pair seem closer than ever
Strictly Come Dancing tour.The pair finished up four gigs between Thursday and Sunday at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham alongside their fellow Strictly stars, including Tilly Ramsay and John Whaite.And on Friday, Giovanni and Rose were seen pictured leaving the venue as they headed back to their hotel ahead of two more shows over the weekend.In one of the snaps, the 31-year-old Italian-born dancer appears to hold his hand on Rose’s back as they engage in a conversation with onlookers.In what seemed to be a clear endeavour to go incognito, Giovanni sported a black trench coat and a white hoodie with the same colour trainers.He paired his ensemble with a New York Yankees cap, making him barely recognisable from his usual dapper fashion sense.Rose, on the other hand, looked comfortable and cosy in her long puffy jacket while her hair was tied up in a bun.Another photo of the pair saw Giovanni rest his arm on the EastEnders star’s shoulder as she beamed with a bright smile before the pair went on to make their exit.The 27-year-old from Kent became the first deaf contestant to win Strictly Come Dancing back in December, with John and his partner Johannes Radebe landing in second place.After being presented the Glitterball trophy, Rose paid tribute to Giovanni, saying the latter “always had a piece of her heart”.Their win also became Giovanni’s first time at taking home the grand prize, having previously made it to the final in 2015, 2017 and 2018.Reacting to their victory, the BBC star gushed: “Incredible.
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