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A man has attracted hundreds of fans from all over the world after posting more than 1000 pictures of his favourite BENCHES on Twitter.

Paul Griffiths, 58, from Hartlepool in County Durham, created his My Favourite Bench page three years ago and now has an incredible 5000 followers.

Paul’s passion for benches began when his three boys were young and they used to make an annual family trip to Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales and sit on the same bench to eat fish and chips and enjoy the views.
Man Posts Photos Of Favourite Benches
James Cracknell Oldest Rower in Boat Race
Double rowing Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell has become the oldest rower ever to compete in the Boat Race after being picked for the Cambridge University team.

The 47-year-old looked thrilled as it was announced he would be part of the Light Blue team, competing in the famous Boat Race on the River Thames.
The Queen has been spotted driving with her SEATBELT on after she was criticised for not wearing it in the aftermath of Prince Philip's horror car crash.

She was spotted behind the wheel of her Range Rover as she drove out of the Sandringham estate. The Queen was wearing a headscarf and bright red lipstick and was accompanied by a companion and followed behind by her police protection officers.
Queen Drives with Seatbelt
Weather Photo Contest
A picture of LIGHTNING striking in Blackpool has come top in the annual Weather Photographer of the Year competition.

The photo entitled, Electric Blackpool, taken by Stephen Cheatley, beat more than 4,000 pictures in the contest, which show weather phenomena around the world. Other pictures show a double rainbow over the Grand Canyon, a late season dust storm in Arizona and a spectacular reflection bow in the Lofoten Islands in Norway.
A REPLACEMENT Land Rover has been delivered to the Duke of Edinburgh at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk – hours after his car was involved in a horror crash.

A black Land Rover Freelander was driven into Sandringham inside a delivery truck. The Land Rover is an exact replica of the one Prince Philip, 97, was driving in the crash, which also involved a Kia. Armed police were on hand as the replacement vehicle was delivered to Sandringham, where Prince Phillip is now recovering.
Prince Philip New Car
Rollercoaster Survivor Scars Painted Gold
Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash survivor Vicky Balch, who lost her leg, has taken part in a modelling shoot to HIGHLIGHT her scars.

The 20-year-old former dancer had her scars painted GOLD for the Kintsugi shoot, which was organized by specialist model agency, Zebedee Management. Vicky, who had her right leg amputated at the knee after the crash in June 2015, wore a gold swimming costume for the shoot, which aimed to show that scars should highlight peoples’ beauty and uniqueness.
The luscious lawns of the historic Cambridge Backs are looking dry and brown as Britain continues to swelter in a heatwave.

The Cambridge University college lawns are normally green and immaculate, but weeks of hot weather have seen them turn into bowls of dust.

Aerial pictures taken by drone show how the green stripy lawns are now brown and drab.
Drought Hits Britain
James Norton Picnic on Tomb
Bond wannabe James Norton has been blasted for eating his LUNCH on a TOMB in the graveyard of an Anglo-Saxon church.

The actor was spotted using the tomb as a DINNER TABLE whilst filming the fourth series of ITV’s crime drama, Grantchester, in which he plays a vicar. Norton and fellow Grantchester clergymen Tom Brittney and Al Weaver were seen spreading out their picnic on the tomb in the graveyard of St Benet’s Church, which is the oldest building in Cambridge.
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Residents Slam Waster Stickers
A council has apologised for insulting residents in a Cambridgeshire city by calling them “WASTERS.”

Residents in Peterborough were furious after red stickers with a frown face emoji and the word WASTER were put on their black bins. The stickers were put on all black bins in Orton Malbourne and Sugar Way estate as part of a pilot scheme by WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) to encourage people to recycle.
Man Posts Photos Of Favourite Benches
A man has attracted hundreds of fans from all over the world after posting more than 1000 pictures of his favourite BENCHES on Twitter.

Paul Griffiths, 58, from Hartlepool in County Durham, created his My Favourite Bench page three years ago and now has an incredible 5000 followers.
James Cracknell Oldest Rower in Boat Race
Double rowing Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell has become the oldest rower ever to compete in the Boat Race after being picked for the Cambridge University team.
Queen Drives with Seatbelt
The Queen has been spotted driving with her SEATBELT on after she was criticised for not wearing it in the aftermath of Prince Philip's horror car crash.
Weather Photo Contest
A picture of LIGHTNING striking in Blackpool has come top in the annual Weather Photographer of the Year competition.
The photo entitled, Electric Blackpool, taken by Stephen Cheatley...
Prince Philip New Car
A REPLACEMENT Land Rover has been delivered to the Duke of Edinburgh at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk – hours after his car was involved in a horror crash.
Rollercoaster Survivor Scars Painted Gold
Alton Towers Smiler rollercoaster crash survivor Vicky Balch, who lost her leg, has taken part in a modelling shoot to HIGHLIGHT her scars.

The 20-year-old former dancer had her scars painted GOLD for the Kintsugi shoot, which was organized by specialist model agency, Zebedee Management. Vicky, who had her right leg amputated at the knee after the crash in June 2015, wore a gold swimming costume for the shoot, which aimed to show that scars should highlight peoples’ beauty and uniqueness.
Drought Hits Britain
The luscious lawns of the historic Cambridge Backs are looking dry and brown as Britain continues to swelter in a heatwave.

The Cambridge University college lawns are normally green and immaculate, but weeks of hot weather have seen them turn into bowls of dust.
James Norton Picnic on Tomb
Bond wannabe James Norton has been blasted for eating his LUNCH on a TOMB in the graveyard of an Anglo-Saxon church.
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Residents Slam Waster Stickers
A council has apologised for insulting residents in a Cambridgeshire city by calling them “WASTERS.”