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Heart warming reaction to Manchester Dogs’ Home fire.

Heart warming reaction to Manchester Dogs’ Home fire.

Nation’s kindness raises over £1million for Manchester Dogs’ Home. As you may know, a horrendous arson attack earlier this week left 53 dogs dead, and the building’s kennels burnt to the ground. For more than 100 years the home has sheltered, cared…


Love and Marriage at 95

Love and Marriage at 95

You are never too old to find a soulmate. Edith Hill & Eddie Harrison are living proof in this heart warming story from Today.com. After meeting 10 years ago queuing for lottery tickets they have exchanged vows at the ages of 96 and 95, respectively. One of the…


Umpire banned due to religious ancestry

Umpire banned due to religious ancestry

With 18 years of umpiring experience, Michael Claughton was left somewhat surprised when his religious ancestry prevented him from umpiring a match between the Church of England XI and the Vatican XI. Michael’s great-grandfather, who died over 110 tears ago, was…


A Child’s Inspiring Story

A Child’s Inspiring Story

Sometimes we need to take strength from others to give us perspective and perseverance. Today it we find it in the story of Bowen Toomey, a boy aged 5 born with no arms or legs. He was adopted at the age of 18 months by the Toomey family, who flew to his orphanage in…


A Royally Good Announcement

A Royally Good Announcement

The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge announce that they are expecting a second child. At Friends1st we can’t help but rejoice when we see relationships flourish and families grow, even if they aren’t members. It reminds us of the work we have done that has…