Captain Sir Tom Moore is getting the big screen treatment following a fiercebidding war. The life story of the centenarian, who raised more than £32million for the NHS by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden, will be shotnext year. The Second World War veteran quipped: “I don’t know of any 100-year-old actors but I’m sure Michael Caine or Anthony Hopkins could do awonderful job if they were prepared to age up!”
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A 97-year-old former radar operative has said the heroes of the Battle ofBritain deserve to be celebrated “whatever your politics are”. Kath McLeodjoined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in 1942, after the battle’sconclusion, but continued to carry out a role that saved many lives.
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Captain Sir Tom Moore helps to launch the Lloyd Scott Three Peaks Challenge inhis Bedfordshire garden. Captain Tom enjoyed a race with Lloyd, who will dothe challenge in his deep-sea diving suit for the Lord's Taverners charity, ofwhich the iconic centenarian is an honorary member.
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A great-great-grandmother spent three months knitting a model hospital calledKnittingale to raise funds for the NHS. Margaret Seaman, 91, used 34 balls ofwool to make the masterpiece at the bungalow she shares with her 72-year-olddaughter Tricia Wilson in Caister-on-Sea, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
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Boris Johnson battled the sound of loud thunderclaps as he tried to talk to reporters about the new NHS Covid-19 app during a visit to a police training centre in Northamptonshire. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said the new NHS Covid-19 app will “help people to protect themselves, to protect their loved ones and help protect the wider community”. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn