Cliff Holden

BOROUGH A GRAVE MOVEMENT Mural artist Cliff Holden has died aged 100. He founded the Borough Group movement of artists in 1946, and had paintings in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate. The Guardian says he was a major influence in post WW2 British art but is yet to be given his proper […]

Ronan O’Rahilly

RADIO SILENCE Music businessman and Radio Caroline founder Ronan O’Rahilly has died on the verge of his 80th birthday. The one time manager of Alexis Korner started the pirate radio station on an offshore boat near Essex in 1964. The UK government turned maritime law against O’Rahilly to shut down his operations several times, but […]

Tom Lester

GREEN ACRES FUNERAL PLOT   Actor Tom Lester has died aged 81. He was best known for his role of Eb Dawson in US sitcom Green Acres. He also appeared in The Beverly Hillbillies, Knight Rider and Benji. A farmer who acted in his spare time, Lester was also fond of preaching about the need […]