1. 14 of The King’s horses to go beneath the hammer
The King is promoting a few of the racehorses he inherited from his late mom The Queen at Tattersalls Autumn Horses in Coaching Sale this week (24-27 October). However whereas some could also be involved that this might sign a change to the royal household’s reference to racing, Tattersalls spokesman Jimmy George mentioned: “It’s nothing out of the unusual. Yearly homeowners promote inventory. His Majesty is simply doing what homeowners do.” The royal household presently has about 50 horses in coaching.
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2. A using faculty celebrating 50 years
Congratulations to 80-year-old Elizabeth Comrie, who has been celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of her using faculty in West Lothian, which she established in 1972 along with her late husband Ian. Some 150 previous and current pupils visited to mark the milestone. “We had a incredible evening, there have been even folks there who I hadn’t seen for 30 years and the actual fact they made the trouble to come back has left me misplaced for phrases. We’re nonetheless receiving messages and playing cards,” mentioned Elizabeth, who hopes the centre will proceed to be “right here for a very long time”.
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3. A ‘certainly one of a form’ police cob
A “certainly one of a form” police horse known as Parker, whose bravery was matched by his kindness and compassion in direction of the unwell and aged, has retired from obligation aged 20. Throughout his distinctive profession, Parker was concerned in most, if not all, the notable occasions within the area, however he additionally developed a “very particular friendship” with a girl known as Dorothy, who would carry carrots and Polos for him when she attended soccer matches at Previous Trafford along with her husband Dennis. When Dorothy was identified with terminal most cancers she visited Parker on the police stables and after she died, Parker led her funeral procession. A Larger Manchester Police spokesman mentioned: “Dennis has continued to go to Parker since Dorothy died, and Parker has been a significant a part of him coping with out her. He would be the smallest horse on the unit, however he at all times makes the largest influence. He’s certainly one of a form.”
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