Tag : dies

A New Era For IKEA

7 months ago / 0 comments

It is 90 years since Ingvar Kamprad started selling matches to his neighbours and around 70 years since his small business selling matches, flower seeds, greeting cards and Christmas tree decorations began to take roots in the furniture industry. This year, Ingvar Kamprad, founder of Swedish shopping giant IKEA, died. … Read More

Hyde Park regular Bernard ‘Brian’ Davey death confirmed

2 years ago / 0 comments

It has been confirmed that Bernard Davey, a homeless man and familiar face to many in Hyde Park, has passed away.  Many knew him as Brian, an elderly man who was often in his wheelchair outside the 24 hour Sainsbury’s on Brudenell Road in Hyde Park. He was often singing outside Sainsbury’s … Read More

Attempted burglar falls to his death

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Saturday 8th October police were called to Claremont Avenue, situated within half a mile of the University, as a man’s body had been found outside a house. Students living on the road awoke to a white tent obscuring the view of a neighbour’s back yard and a police cordon … Read More