Daily Post (Liverpool, England)

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Articles from October 15, 2004

200 Protesters in Beds Cut Fury; Union Brands Hospital Wards Consultations `a Sham'
Byline: KIRSTI ADAIR UNION officials have branded consultation over the future of two Wirral hospital wards a ``sham''. They believe the decision to cut 52 beds at Wallasey's Victoria Central Hospital is a done deal between social services and...
ACADEMY FOOTBALL: Consistency Is Owens's Target; LIVERPOOL
Byline: CHRIS WRIGHT LIVERPOOL under-18s look to record back-to-back victories for the first time this season when they travel to Wolverhampton Wanderers tomorrow (kick-off 11am). John Owens's side have won three of their last five matches in...
A High Price to Pay for a Dropped Match or Dog-End; Litter Blitz Costs Offenders Pounds 135 Each
Byline: ALAN WESTON DROPPING a match in a Liverpool street yesterday cost a man pounds 135 as a major litter clamp down in the city began to bite. A marathon session before Liverpool magistrates saw a total of 25 people being fined for dropping...
A New Day Dawns -- and Thankfully the Loincloth Fits; Darren Day Talks to Philip Key about Impending Fatherhood and a New Career
Byline: Philip Key NOW here's an image to scramble the mind. Think of Darren Day, then think of him as a mixture between Joe Longthorne and Bobby Davro. Then throw in a touch of David Essex. It's the sort of image tabloid favourite Darren...
ATHLETICS: New Law Threatens Future of Fell Races; `We Can't Afford to Comply', Blast N. Wales Chiefs
Byline: GARETH HUGHES A HUGE row has broken out in athletics circles which could lead to several races disappearing from the North Wales calendar in the coming months. A dispute has been simmering between the fell-running fraternity and the Athletics...
AT HOME WITH THE WALTONS: Lies and Videotape
Byline: Adam WALTON IT'S peaceful and pine-fresh in the Land of the Waltons. I am chuckling without irony as I watch Frasier Series 2 on DVD; mummy Walton is flicking through last month's Heat magazine that somehow dropped into her handbag at the...
Bank Fund Freeze for Bigley's Killers; Terror Group's Assets on Hold
Byline: CLARE USHER CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown has ordered banks to freeze any assets of the terror group which murdered Liverpool engineer Ken Bigley in Iraq. Mr Brown told the Bank of England, acting as agents for the Treasury, to instruct all...
Cash Freeze on Bigley's Murderers
Byline: JON SMITH CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown has ordered financial institutions to freeze any funds held on behalf of the terror group which kidnapped and murdered Ken Bigley in Iraq. Mr Brown told the Bank of England to instruct all financial institutions...
CD Review
Byline: WITH CHRIS BROWN Death in Vegas Satan's Circus (Drone) Rating . . . THE dance group that are known for their collaborations with rock stars, as well as briefly trying their hand at producing the new LP by Oasis, return with a low key...
Classical
Byline: Peter Spaull ALMA Schindler was a collector of men of genius. Her first was the ugly Alexander Zemlinksy, conductor and composer, with whom she admitted to a wild and carnal affair. Later, architect Walker Gropius, artist Oscar Kokoschka...
Club Ruling Is Victory for Press Freedom
Byline: CLARE USHER THE Daily Post's sister paper, the Liverpool Echo, has won landmark legal ruling against nightclub promoters Cream. An injunction which had prevented the Echo from publishing confidential information given to the paper by...
Councillors Clash over Site of Proposed New Walk of Fame; Winter Garden Attraction or Kings Dock Are Suggested Sites
Byline: LARRY NEILD LIVERPOOL'S wealth of show biz talent is to be celebrated with a new Hollywood-style Walk of Fame. But the location is likely to fuel a lively debate among city councillors and the public. Cllr Flo Clucas, one of the council's...
Cricket: Kumble Rips Apart Australia; SECOND TEST but Warne Has Final Word
Byline: RICHARD GIBSON ANIL KUMBLE'S devastating spell of bowling helped India edge the opening day against Australia in the second Test -- but Shane Warne had the last word by taking a Test record-equalling wicket. Kumble took seven of the visitors'...
DAILY POST COMMENT: Act Fast to Put Fire Back into Wales
THE Football Association of Wales must act quickly and sensibly to avoid a crisis that threatens to damage our international football for years to come. The defeat by Poland is a watershed in Wales' development and prospects. Despite playing with...
Daily Post Comment: Curtain Down on City's `Litter Festival' Run
TRAVEL writer Bill Bryson memorably and insultingly remarked several books ago that he came to Liverpool, and they were ``having a litter festival''. Now, many years on, with the eyes of the world about to focus on Liverpool as never before, and everyone...
DAVID PRIOR: Lamentable Ego Forever Dogging Sorry Collymore
Byline: DAVID PRIOR SCOURING the television listings on Sunday night, David Beckham must have breathed a fairly audible sigh of relief when he spotted what Five had lined up for nine o'clock. For after another weekend of tabloid allegations had...
Driving Seat: A Matter of OPINION: Fun and Funky; Fiat Multipla 1. 9 JTD
Byline: Alistair Coull and Val Jessop THE Fiat Multipla is one of those cars you either love or loathe. With its quirky exterior looks and funky interior design it isn't everybody's cup of tea -- despite winning a host of design awards. Who...
Driving Seat: Fast Ford Returns
Byline: Alistair COULL EVER since the Fiesta XR2 of 1981, affordable performance and sheer driving pleasure have been major characteristics of Ford's car range. Now the Fiesta ST brings those virtues to a new generation of drivers. Fiesta...
Driving Seat: Into the Future
AGLIMPSE into the possible future of personal transport has been revealed by Volvo and it is certainly not just pie in the sky. Although the car being shown at this month's Michelin Challenge Bibendum event in Shanghai is futuristic, it is also...
Driving Seat: Motorcycling: Charity Riders Ready to Deliver Their Big Promise
Byline: WILLIAM LEECE A MOTORCYCLIST who went on a ride to the Arctic Circle for a hospital charity will deliver on his promise next week when he hands over a cheque for pounds 10, 000 to Christies Hospital in Manchester. Phil Donougher, a company...
Driving Seat: Plugs & POINTS
CHRYSLER'S new 2005 Dodge SRT-10 supercar goes on sale in the UK next month. hurry, though, because just 15 of these pounds 77, 500, 500bhp V-10 monsters will be sold here in the next year. The left-hand drive 8. 3 litre two-seater can do 190mph,...
DVD View
Byline: WITH MIKE CHAPPLE That Peter Kay Thing (15) THIS is the six episode predecessor that exploded Bolton comic Peter Kay on to the British comedy scene and introduced us to characters such as wheelchair bound club owner Brian Potter. In...
Ear Buzz: No Tears as My Record Ends
Byline: with Adam Walton SO, like a drunk who knows he's had one too many; it's time for me to call it a day. For five and a half years I have dribbled words all over this column like a dipsomaniac would spill beer, wine, and then someone else's...
Eating In: Curry Has Become a British Tradition -- Now Try Cooking the Real Thing
THE British have had a longstanding love affair with curries, but many of us still only eat them only in restaurants or as a takeaway. So take some inspiration from World Curry Week, from October 17-23, become a bit more adventurous and cook your...
Eisteddfota: Memorial to a Stalwart
Byline: with Emyr Williams THE village of Ffestiniog will be alive to the sound of music this weekend, all thanks to a generous bequest in the will of a local man described this week as a stalwart of society. The late Brian Watkin had been secretary...
Fan SCENE: Canny Den's a Gem; Wrexham
Byline: GIL ANDREWS SEEMS like ages since we've last had a game. I've forgotten what the Racecourse looks like. Hopefully it's still there. Next up are Walsall with a young and untested manager in Paul Merson. They're struggling despite having...
Fan SCENE: Only Daft Becks Gave Us a Laugh; Everton
Byline: MARK O'BRIEN WE all like to have a moan about the Premiership from time to time, but it's a barren fortnight when the league takes a break for the World Cup qualifiers. Just what are we meant to amuse ourselves with in the absence of...
Fan SCENE: Put Your Faith in Benitez to Bring Title to Anfield; Liverpool
Byline: SAM JOHNSTONE WITH the media consensus being that we flatter to deceive at home, it's a priority that we get something from the game at Fulham. Aside from losing touch with the leaders if we lose, a win would give the lads a bit of confidence,...
Feel the Power of a Beautiful Friendship; Damon Smith Looks at This Week's Top Releases in the Cinema Inside I'm Dancing (15, 104mins) Drama. James McAvoy, Steven Robertson, Romola Garai, Brenda Fricker, Gerard McSorley, Stanley Townsend. Rating 8/10
Byline: Damon Smith MICHAEL (Robertson) was born with cerebral palsy and has lived in Carrigmore Home for the Disabled for almost his entire life, under the watchful eye of the head nurse (Fricker). Abandoned by his lawyer father (McSorley),...
Food Tips
THERE'S nothing more satisfying on a chilly night than a bowl of pasta. A new range of sauces from Bertolli Rustico, packed with roughly cut vegetables and herbs, make preparation easy. The range comes in four flavours including Mediterranean Vegetables...
FOOTBALL: At Last. . . It's Back to the `Greatest League'
Byline: MARK O'BRIEN Everton Supporter WE all like to have a moan about the Premiership from time to time, but man alive it's a barren fortnight when the league takes a break for the World Cup qualifiers. Just what are we meant to amuse ourselves...
Football: Cole Hails Sven for Handing England's Young Guns a Chance
Byline: JOHN CURTIS ASHLEY COLE has praised Sven-Goran Eriksson for giving youth its chance to blossom in the England squad. Cole admits he is starting to feel like an old head at just 23, compared to the likes of Wayne Rooney, Jermain Defoe...
Football: David Did What He Thought Best; but Eriksson Warns `Silence Is Golden'
Byline: MARK BRADLEY SVEN-GORAN ERIKSSON has warned David Beckham to keep quiet about his indiscretions on the pitch as he hinted the cardinal sin was not getting booked on purpose -- but admitting to it in public. With Beckham still in danger...
Football: Eriksson: Beckham Must Be Strong and Silent
Byline: MARK BRADLEY SVEN-GORAN ERIKSSON has warned David Beckham to keep quiet about his indiscretions on the pitch as he intimated his cardinal sin was not getting booked on purpose -- but admitting to it in public. With Beckham still in danger...
Football: Morgan Poised with Bid
Byline: ANDY HUNTER NORTH Wales building magnate Steve Morgan remains confident of delivering a pounds 100m investment plan that will be acceptable to Liverpool. Anfield officials have distanced themselves from reports that a rights issue underwritten...
Football: Morgan Weighing Up Third Offer
Byline: ANDY HUNTER BUILDING magnate Steve Morgan remains confident of delivering a pounds 100million investment plan that will be acceptable to Liverpool. Anfield officials have distanced themselves from reports that a rights issue underwritten...
Football: Moyes: My Men Have the Minds et to Keep Winning
Byline: ANDY HUNTER DAVID MOYES believes Everton are capable of turning their ``flash in the pan'' start to the season into a sustained run amongst the Premiership elite. Moyes' men resume their astounding league season against Southampton tomorrow...
Football: POST MORTEM ON SPARKY'S LEGACY: Bellamy: It's Not over but We Need a Miracle
Byline: MARK CURRIE STRIKER Craig Bellamy has claimed Wales need divine intervention if they are to qualify for the next World Cup following a morale-crushing defeat by Poland. The better side for more than an hour in the Millennium Stadium and...
Football: POST MORTEM ON SPARKY'S LEGACY: New Boss Can Trust in Youth; after Gary Speed's Retirement Mark Currie Casts His Eye over the Crop of Welsh Hopefuls
Byline: Mark Currie ONE of the few names not mentioned as a possible successor to Mark Hughes is Glyn Hodges, the recently appointed under-21 boss. The former Wimbledon and Sheffield United player has already impressed some members of the FA...
Football: POST MORTEM ON SPARKY'S LEGACY: Who Will Pick Up the Pieces; the Search Is on for Someone to Add a New Spark but No Expense Must Be Spared by FAW
Byline: MARK CURRIE TO read some newspapers, the sporting public could be forgiven for thinking that the appointment of a successor to Mark Hughes as manager of Wales is a done deal. Former international John Toshack, who built his reputation...
Football: `Razor-Sharp' Owen Has Silenced Critics -- Neville
Byline: JOHN CURTIS GARY NEVILLE believes stand-in England captain Michael Owen has silenced his doubters after his performances in the World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Azerbaijan. Owen went into the doubleheader with question marks being...
Football: Southall Deserves to Keep Caps Record; Retiring Speed: Disrespectful to Overtake World-Class Goalkeeper
Byline: PAUL WALKER GARY SPEED has revealed it would have been ``disrespectful to a better player than me'' if he had surpassed Neville Southall's record as the most capped player in Wales's history. Bolton midfielder Speed quit international...
Football: United Supporters Relieved as Glazer Quest Falters
Byline: SIMON STONE MANCHESTER United supporters last night said they were relieved as Malcolm Glazer's bid for the club looked doomed to fail. It is believed that major shareholders John Magnier and JP McManus told the American that there was...
Football: We Can Continue Fine Run of Form; Moyes Confident Everton Can Maintain Place among Elite
Byline: ANDY HUNTER DAVID MOYES believes Everton are capable of turning their ``flash in the pan'' start to the season into a sustained run among the Premiership elite. Moyes's men resume their astounding league season against Southampton tomorrow...
FOOTBALL: We Got a Bit Carried Away, but Benitez Is the Right Man
Byline: SAM JOHNSTONE Liverpool Supporter BACK to the league, and a good opportunity to beat that away-game hoodoo. With the media consensus being that we flatter to deceive at home, it's a priority that we get something from the game at Fulham....
Football: WELSH PREMIER: Hulse Wants Wins to Keep Coming; Champions Aim to Ground Airbus
Byline: PHIL STANLEY and JOHN BRIDGWATER CHAMPIONS Rhyl will aim to put on another dazzling display when they unveil their new improved floodlights in the match against Airbus UK at Belle Vue tonight. The Lilywhites turned on their best performance...
Football: WELSH PREMIER: Morgan Hopes to Finally Hang Up His Boots at Long Last
Byline: DAVID TRIGGS WHEN a crippling injury and suspension crisis left Welshpool Town short of experienced cover last week, manager Tomi Morgan decided drastic measures were required -- so the 47-year-old took a hands-on approach to solving the...
Football: Why Grey Is Back in Fashion for Little
Byline: NICK HILTON Tranmere Correspondent THE LEAGUE One match of the day at Prenton Park tomorrow provides a showcase to support Brian Little's theory that experienced managers are back in fashion among football league clubs. The contest between...
Game On
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (15) . . . A FILM based on a video game which ought to tell you all you need to know. Mill a Jovavich stars in this tale about a plague which descends on a futuristic city, turning its inhabitants into flesh-eating zombies....
GOLF: Maggert Squashed as Weather Wins the Day
Byline: MARK GARROD at Wentworth GOLF fans could be in for an early morning treat at Wentworth today -- after seven of the eight first round games in the HSBC World Match Play championship failed to finish before darkness on the opening day. ...
Harry's Teacher and Secret Tape; Conversation Recorded with Royal Pupil
Byline: SIMON EVANS PRINCE Harry's art teacher secretly recorded a conversation with her royal pupil -- which she claims incriminated him in exam cheating -- in an attempt to fight her pending dismissal from Eton College. Sarah Forsyth's barrister...
If She Comes to Her Senses, I'll Have Her Back with Open Arms; Mum Breaks Silence on Teenage Daughter's Marriage to Man, 64
Byline: ELWYN ROBERTS THE heartbroken mum of a teenager who eloped to marry her 64-year-old lover has spoken for the first time of her despair. Joanne Furneaux from Llay, Wrexham, still can't understand why her 17-year-old daughter Stacey tied...
INTERVIEW: I Used to Do Crazy Things for Love; Ashanti Tells Shereen Low about Her Life and the Search for a Dancer for Her New Video
Byline: Shereen Low MAKING my way through the throng of semi-clad men and women, agents and burly bodyguards, I'm finally led into a dressing room, with various glitzy outfits hanging on the clothes rail, half-eaten sandwiches on the table and Louis...
London Market
THURSDAY A HECTIC session for corporate news failed to keep the minds of investors off oil prices as the FTSE 100 Index continued to come under pressure. Oil prices remained above $54 a barrel to put pressure on a clutch of industrial and energy...
Mayall Is Still Selling the Blues to Britain T
Byline: LEW BAXTER HERE may be silver in the stubble but there's still a mighty blast over the airwaves from veteran blues maker John Mayall who in his seventh decade continues to rattle out rippling guitar riffs as though he were just shaping his...
MOTORING: BIKES: Charity Riders Ready to Deliver Their Promises
Byline: William Leece LIVERPOOL motorcyclist who went on a ride to the Arctic Circle for a hospital charity will deliver on his promise next week when he hands over a cheque for pounds 10, 000 to Christies Hospital in Manchester. Phil Donougher,...
MOTORING: Full SERVICE HISTORY: JACKIE STEVENS: My Car Makes Me Feel like the King of the Road
JACKIE STEVENS is one of the most experienced publishers in the business and has recently relocated from Dublin to Liverpool. Learning her trade in London, at the Between the Lines publishing house during the 1980s and 1990s, Jackie identified the...
MOTORING: Six-Seater Is Fun, Funky and Functional
FUN and functional was how I described the first generation of the Fiat Multipla. The 2004 version is even more enjoyable and super practical. It doesn't have that cheeky, cartoon-like persona any more, which I found quite endearing. Alas, the quirky...
MP Attacks Mercy Killing Bill; Legislation Would Harm Society, Commons Told
Byline: ROBERT MERRICK Political Correspondent A BILL to legalise euthanasia would send the wrong message that ``life is disposable'', MP Claire Curtis-Thomas told a parliamentary inquiry yesterday. The Labour MP for Crosby attacked legislation...
`No Regrets' over Closure
Byline: HYWEL TREWYN THE man behind a North Wales training agency, which crashed with more than pounds 1m debts, last night said he had no regrets. Dafydd Wyn Jones says he is one of the many creditors of Antur Dwyryd Lloen (ADL), which he set...
OBITUARY: Kevin Whey
HE WAS a tall man of charm and elegance, sporting dicky-bows which could brighten dark places, who also had an eloquent appreciation of fine bourbon. Antiques were his calling, but he realised that the true value of a jar or china dog may not lie...
Orig Williams: Siarad Plaen
Byline: ORIG WILLIAMS NOSON o wylo a rhincian dannedd oedd Nos Sadwrn diwethaf. Roedd ein tim pel-droed wedi methu curo y Saeson ym Manceinion. Er yr holl ad do a'r bwgwth roedd ein gobeithion o guro yr hen elyn yn deilchion. Yn Wrecsam roedd...
PHIL REDMOND: Use the Value Test
Byline: PHIL REDMOND VALUE -- spend a morning in any of our modern schools and I guarantee this is a word which will come to mind. Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure of performing the official opening of the Creative Learning Centre attached to...
Racing: Millennium Measures Up
Byline: ARGUS IT is really something of the calm before the storm at Newmarket today with an epic Champions' Day looming on the horizon. But punters can prepare for tomorrow's feast in the right way courtesy of Royal Millennium. The six-year-old...
Racing: Millennium Measures Up as the Punters Prepare
Byline: ARGUS IT is really something of the calm before the storm at Newmarket today with an epic Champions' Day looming on the horizon. But punters can prepare for tomorrow's feast in the right way courtesy of Royal Millennium. The six-year-old...
Raising the Curtain
JUDITH Isherwood gave up her job as Director of Performing Arts at the Sydney Opera House to come to Cardiff as the Wales Millennium Centre's first chief executive. Now she's poised waiting for the curtain to go up on its first season knowing that...
Rarebird Numbers Soaring
Byline: DAVID GREENWOOD CONSERVATIONISTS are winning the long-running battle against egg collecting thieves who target Wales' rare birds. Birdcrime figures released by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds show red kites, once a prime...
RESTAURANTS: Seafood That's Fit for a King; Barry Turnbull Is Captivated by a Traditional, If Expensive, Fish Restaurant
Byline: Barry Turnbull THE Thistle Hotel is famously shaped like the prow of a ship, so it was ironic then that the Stateroom restaurant should resemble the Marie Celeste. Enquiries at reception revealed that the restaurant was ``sometimes open...
Review: Close to the Sea/ FACT -- Wood Street
Byline: Lew Baxter THERE may well be preconceived perceptions about an exhibition that bills itself around links to the sea, particularly when its creative artist lives in Shanghai with all the connotations of the sister relationship with Liverpool....
Rooney Agent Quits Board; Stretford to Continue Representing Stars
Byline: CLARE USHER WAYNE ROONEY'S agent has resigned as a company director after it emerged he made false statements to a court. Paul Stretford stepped down as a board director of Formation Group, the holding company of Proactive Sports Management...
RUGBY LEAGUE: Grand Final Is Just Too Close to Call for Paul
Byline: IAN LAYBOURN ROBBIE PAUL admits tomorrow's first all-Yorkshire Super League Grand Final between the Bulls and the Rhinos could be just too close to call. The Bradford skipper is hoping his side's greater experience of the Old Trafford...
RUGBY UNION: Andrew Moves to Allay Fears over Wilkinson
Byline: ANDREW BALDOCK ROB ANDREW last night allayed the latest injury fears surrounding England captain Jonny Wilkinson, by declaring: ``Physically, he's fine. '' Wilkinson suffered a heavy blow to his right upper arm during Newcastle's Zurich...
Schoolboy Adventure Ended in Tragedy; Boy, 15, Found Hanging from Tree
Byline: LIAM MURPHY A SCHOOLBOY found hanging from a tree in Wirral probably died as a result of a tragic accident, an inquest heard. Stephen Ian Russell, 15, was found after a dog walker discovered his body hanging by an electrical flex tied...
Shining Silently; Alun Prichard Speaks to a Guitarist Who Really Can Be Defined as a Star
Byline: Alun Prichard REALITY television programmes that turn nobodies into celebrities have taught us that you can be both normal and a star. The idea is that we too could be the next on Top Of The Pops, yet these programmes have also made many...
THE BIG PICTURE: Sharks Hunting for an Audience; Shark Tale (U) Stars Voices of Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renee Zellweger, Jack Black and Angelina Jolie; Directors Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson and Rob Letterman. 90 Mins. Rating .
Byline: Philip Key WHEN cartoon films began styling themselves animated features, a subtle change came over the genre. They stopped being for children only. With a film like Shark Tale, one wonders whether they are for children at all. ...
The Week's Highlights
IS IT all getting too much? There now seems to be a new comedy club on every corner in Liverpool and some of us are getting laughed out. But there still seems room for more and tonight two bald-headed comics -- Ian Cognito and Greg Cook -- and one...
Tower Architect's Fury at City's `Attitude Problem'
Byline: CLARE USHER THE architect behind plans to build Britain's tallest residential tower in Liverpool has launched an astonishing attack on city leaders. International architect Ian Simpson last night spoke out against Sir David Henshaw and...
Troubleshooter in the Firing Line; Elwa Accused of Bullying Tactics
Byline: TOM BODDEN A TROUBLESHOOTER sent into a cash-hit North Wales college to safeguard its future last night came under fire. Education quango Elwa put ex-BT director John Davies on the board of Coleg Llysfasi at Ruthin. But the move prompted...
VALERIE HILL: Sleeve Notes Revealing Flexibility Is in Vogue
Byline: VALERIE HILL WATCH out, watch out, there's a new erogenous zone about. The Paris fashion shows are simply full of it, darling. They're all at it: Chanel, Lanvin, Alexander McQueen and Chloe. Forget bottoms, busty substances and showing...
Vauxhall Fears as GM Axes 12, 000 Jobs; German Factories Hit
Byline: BILL GLEESON STAFF at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant face a period of uncertainty following an announcement by parent group General Motors yesterday that it wants to cut 12, 000 jobs in Europe. While most of the job losses will hit the...
We All Say: Save Our Eisteddfod
Byline: ERYL CRUMP SINCE its launch three weeks ago hundreds of Daily Post readers have backed our campaign to save the National Eisteddfod. Over the coming week more than 1, 500 Daily Post coupons will be handed to senior Welsh Assembly ministers...
`We'll Pay for Nurses to Care for Luke'
Byline: MATT WITHERS TRAGIC tot Luke Winston-Jones' family last night offered to pay for nurses to look after him, in a bid to avert High Court action to decide his fate. Judges will be asked next week to rule if the baby, born with three holes...
With a Heavy Heart, a Historic Piece of Wonderland Is Sold
Byline: DAVID POWELL A NORTH Wales hotel where the little girl who inspired Alice In Wonderland spent her holidays may be turned into luxury apartments. Shelton Fernando, owner of the Penmorfa Hotel, said the pounds 2, 250, 000 offer from Rhyl-based...