Grandmother handcuffed and escorted from GP surgery by police after demanding to see medical notesMary Kerswell, 67, paid 10 to see records at Biggleswade Health CentreBut receptionists 'refused to print them out' she claimsShe was handcuffed and led off by police after she refused to leave By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 08:51 GMT, 8 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:05 GMT, 9 April 2013 Handcuffed: Mary Kerswell was led from Biggleswade Health Centre by police after a misunderstanding over her medical notes A grandmother was handcuffed and led away from her doctor’s surgery by police after a row over her demand to see her medical notes. Mary Kerswell, 67, asked for a copy of her GP records after she was called in for a urine test for a kidney condition she did not have. When the mother of two was shown a brief summary of her medical history she was shocked to see that as well as being wrongly listed as having chronic kidney disease, it said she was a heavy smoker with Alzheimer’s
Police divers find body of passenger after car plunges off ferry slipway into river and is submerged for 30 minutesPolice confirm body was recovered when car raised from the waterReports say male driver escaped but female passenger did notFerry service has been temporarily suspended By Sam Webb PUBLISHED: 18:08 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 A pensioner has died after a car rolled into a river while waiting to board a ferry in Cornwall. The vehicle plunged into the River Fal at the slipway to the King Harry Ferry across the River Fal near Truro at around 4pm.
The future's bright thanks to orange: Pensioner sells collection of fruit wrappers to fund holiday with his wife Eric Bradshaw, 83, owns albums containing nearly 3,000 wrappers The collection was started by his grandfather during the 1920sHe now hopes to sell the lot to pay for a cruise for his wife By Sam Adams PUBLISHED: 17:46 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 22 February 2013 Most people simply throw away food wrapping without a second thought. But pensioner Eric Bradshaw, 83, is hoping to sweeten his retirement by cashing in on what is believed to be the world's biggest collection of fruit wrappers.
Pensioner, 69, died in hospital toilet after gall bladder operation 'because NHS targets led to confusion over who was treating him' David Pattrick, 69, found dead, face down in vomit and faeces, in cubicleWent to Colchester General Hospital in Essex for operation in Dec. 2010Professor Roger Motson blames NHS pool list for 'breeding uncertainty' By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 14:41 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 21 February 2013 Inquest: David Pattrick (pictured with his wife Susan, 64, in Canada in June 2004) was found dead, face down in vomit and faeces, in a toilet cubicle A patient died because of the confusion caused by NHS targets, an inquest heard. David Pattrick, 69, was found dead, face down in vomit and faeces, in a toilet cubicle in Colchester General Hospital in Essex in December 2010, two days after a gall bladder operation
Drug addict lesbian couple who thought pensioner had secret fortune 'left him to die after torturing him for his PIN number'Jury hears Jodie and Kelly Louise Barnes beat Barry Reeve at his homeThey returned later to take anything of value, including frozen foodCourt hears Mr Reeve, 67, may have remained alive until the next dayHis body was not discovered until his daughter arrived two weeks later By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 17:06 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:37 GMT, 9 January 2013 A drug addict lesbian couple left a retired bus conductor to slowly die after torturing him for his PIN number, a court heard. Kelly Louise Barnes, 32, and Jodie Barnes, formerly Ramsbottom, 31, are accused of targeting Barry Reeve, 67, at his home in Norwich, believing he had a secret stash of money.
Sleepy village left in shock as pensioner held after wife, 70, is found strangled A post-mortem revealed Julia Thurgaland, 70, was strangled to deathThe grandmother was found dead at her home in Maplebeck, near NewarkA 71-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder | UPDATED: 00:35 GMT, 31 December 2012 A village has been left in shock after an elderly farmer was arrested on suspicion of strangling his wife in their farmhouse. Grandmother Julia Thurgarland, 70, was found dead on Friday afternoon
Driver with insect phobia says wasp in his car was behind fatal crash that left pensioner deadRichard Knight, 28, swerved his car because he 'didn't want to get stung'Smashed into Anne Bater's car at 70mph on the M3 in BasingstokeHanded 18-month ban after magistrates reject his 'special application' | UPDATED: 16:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 A driver who caused a motorway smash which killed a pensioner has been banned from the roads after he said he had been distracted by a wasp. Richard Knight, 28, told a court his 'phobia' of the insects caused him to swerve across a lane at 70mph on the M3 because he 'didn't want to be stung'. But magistrates rejected his excuse and handed him an 18-month driving ban.
Pensioner, 86, mugged of 6,000 life savings and 1,000 casino windfall after carrying cash in fear of being burgled She lost 6,000 life savings and 1,000 casino winningsAfraid of burglary at Christmas so kept money on her digg] | UPDATED: 10:25 GMT, 24 December 2012 Genting Casino, Salford, where the 86-year-old victim had won 1,000 before being mugged on way home A pensioner who carried around her 6,000 in life savings because she was afraid of being burgled was mugged on the way home from a casino. The 86-year-old woman's bag, containing about 7,000, was snatched at 2.35am shortly after she got out of a taxi on her way home from Genting Salford Casino, Greater Manchester Police said. Along with her life savings, she was also robbed of her 1,000 winnings by the suspect, described as a young man, about 5ft 4ins and skinny
'You're the most hopeless criminal I've ever met': Kidnap victim gives captor a piece of her mind before escaping after 10 minutesJanice, 64, was snatched from her home Lymington, New Forest, Hants, by a male armed robber But he took her back home after admitting the kidnapping wasn't going wellRobber apologised before fleeing with her car and 100 in cash | UPDATED: 14:35 GMT, 23 December 2012 A pensioner kidnapped at gunpoint was released just ten minutes later after telling her attacker he was the “most hopeless criminal” she had ever met.
Meet Britain's longest-serving Santa! Pensioner Ron, 77, has been playing Father Christmas for 48 yearsRon Horniblew, from Luton, Bedfordshire, first started dressing as Santa in 1964 He has raised thousands of pounds for charity throughout his careerSanta Ron was once crowned World's Best SantaHe is to set up a Santa school to pass on his knowledge | UPDATED: 15:45 GMT, 23 December 2012 Dedicated to the Claus: Britain's longest serving Santa Ron Horniblew, has set up his own Santa school after 48 years of playing father Christmas The top toys on children's wish lists might change every Christmas, but each year there is one constant that brings joy to youngsters around the world – Santa Claus. And one Father Christmas has become something of an ever present just like the real thing.