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Lancashire man writes blog about bowel cancer journey

by Amy Welch

A man from Lancashire who says he's paid a terrible price for ignoring symptoms of illness when he was travelling overseas.

Wil Handford from Colne started feeling unwell when he was on holiday in Thailand but thought he'd picked up a bug. It was only on his return home that he was diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer.

The 23-year-old is now trying to be positive about his future and keeping all his friends informed about his progress with a blog on the internet.

Read more: Man diagnosed with bowel cancer has 'months to live'



Royton man crowned "world's best Elvis performer"

Chris Connor
Chris Connor Credit: ITV Granada

A man from Royton in Greater Manchester has topped a global poll for being the best Elvis impersonator.

Former construction worker Chris Connor was awarded with the first ever worldwide fan choice award of Best Elvis Performer in Memphis by one of Prestley's best friends.

Watch Chris in action here:

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