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Thousands expected at George Michael's birthday tribute

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Thousands of George Michael fans will be heading to Goring-on-Thames to mark what would have been his fifty fourth birthday.

The singer died at his Oxfordshire home on Christmas day.

A series of events are planned including a charity fundraiser in aid of one of the charities he supported.


Sir Cliff Richard back on tour in the South

After sixty years in showbusiness, you might have thought Sir Cliff Richard would be taking things easy. But the singer, who lives in Sunningdale in Berkshire, has just recorded a new album and is back on tour...

On Sunday he'll be performing at Stansted Park on the Hampshire/Sussex boirder. It comes after police were forced to apologise to Sir Cliff, when they dropped their investigation into sex abuse claims. Now he just wants to get on with making music. Kevin Ashford went to meet him


World Custard Pie Championships in Kent

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The World Custard Pie Championships will be held today in Coxheath, Maidstone, attracting people from across the world.

The contest began as a way of raising funds for the village hall. The public are admitted free and the competition starts at midday. Younger throwers will take part in the Battle of Sponges at 1pm, before a parade of teams at 2:30pm. And then battle commences...

Craig David cancels homecoming gig at Ageas Bowl

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Southampton pop star Craig David has cancelled his homecoming gig at Hampshire's Ageas Bowl.

The singer will instead play four dates at the Mayflower Theatre in September, because of what his promotors are calling 'unavoidable circumstances'.

Anyone who has already bought a ticket will be offered a seat at one of the Mayflower shows within the next 48 hours.

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