With Halloween season soon upon us, parents are being warned about the safety of children's fancy dress costumes from fireRead the full story ›
There's been a stark warning over the safety of Halloween costumes for children.
Fire authorities and Trading Standards in Stevenage, Hertfordshire have carried a dramatic fire test to demonstrate how easy it is for some fancy dress to catch alight.
Television presenter Claudia Winkleman has described how her eight-year-old daughter "went up like a birthday candle" when the Halloween fancy dress witch costume she was wearing suddenly set alight last year.
A 240 kilogram pumpkin is going on display at an Essex event this weekend.
The Atlantic Giant - the variety of pumpkin in question - will be at the Woodfest event at RHS Garden Hyde Hall near Chelmsford.
It will be part of a display of various squash and pumpkins created by horticulturist Matt Oliver.
The display will remain in place for the next few weeks.
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Some of the regions MPs are warning people about the darker side of Halloween festivities.
The Care Minister and Norfolk MP Norman Lamb say that some costumes could be demonising those with mental health issues.
Click below to watch Malcolm Robertson's report:
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It is Halloween and thousands of youngsters across the region are getting ready to dress up and go trick-or-treating this evening.
Most people will be having fun but revellers are being warned to remember that people, especially the elderly, should be treated with respect.
Click below to watch a clip with Linda Matthews from AGE UK, Norfolk:
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