34 NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020 TV REPEAT Marion McMullen looks back at programmes from the past Support Your Local Community ADVERTISING FEATURE How do I create an online tribute for a lost loved one Just as we have all been doing our bit to help one another through the pandemic, Funeral Notices continues to work closely with your local Funeral Directors to support them in any way we can as they continue to provide safe, professional funeral services. Unfortunately, there are still rules in place restricting the number of people allowed to attend funerals. To support Funeral Directors, please do not attend a funeral unless you have been invited to do so by the next of kin or the Funeral Director. Where a request to line the streets for a funeral has been made, please remember to social distance to help keep one another safe. For more information on restrictions still in place in your local area, or for information on whether it is possible to attend a funeral, your local Funeral Director is the best person to contact. Evening All: George Dixon eventually made sergeant and stayed at his desk long after most bobbies retired After losing a loved one, you might feel distraught and disorientated – but you also need to tell others who were close to them too about their sad passing. If you are unable to attend a funeral but wish to make a donation, light a candle, add photos and leave tributes in memory free of charge, please visit funeral-notices.co.uk and search for the name of the notice you would like. An online tribute can be an easy and comforting way to achieve this, and Co-op Funeralcare has teamed up with charity Muchloved.com – experts in creating virtual tributes – to support people through the process. safer Saturdays felt with Dixon on the beat We understand how important these notices are to you and we will continue to bring you every local notice with all the latest amendments found online at funeral-notices.co.uk Co-op Funeralcare offers clients the chance to set up a funeral notice, letting family and friends know someone has died. You have complete control over the content and it can be linked to an online tribute. Touching recollections, anecdotes and stories about a special person who has passed away can be shared easily via an online tribute. This very personal tribute will develop over time into a beautiful lasting legacy to them. An online tribute can be accessed easily and it is really simple to upload your comment. As it is also linked to the funeral notice, mourners can read important event information at the same time. Shared memories gathered together prior to the funeral ceremony can also be read out during it. For more information on online tributes, visit the website, coop.co. uk/funeralcare/onlinetributes-donations to find out more. ● Look after each other VIVIAN BRUCE, passed away peacefully on 16-6-2020 aged 90. Much loved Brother & Godfather to Robin & Suzanne. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and many friends. Funeral service to take place at Park Crematorium, Aldershot on 15-7-2020 at 11.30am. Flowers welcome. If desired, donations can be made at www. funeralcare.co.uk/tributesand-donations or payable by cheque to Phyllis Tuckwell C/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 68 Victoria Road, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 7PH ARTHUR HENRY, Passed away peacefully on 20th June 2020 aged 82. Much loved brother of Kenneth Arnold Maddison. He will be very sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Aldershot Crematorium on Tuesday 14th July at 2.15pm. Family and close friends only please. Family flowers only. If desired, donations can be made to Surrey Wildlife Trust at www.funeralcare.co.uk/ tributes-and-donations. HARVEY - Have you thought about registering? P We look at how friendly bobby Dixon Of Dock Green first made his mark on TV 65 years ago C GEORGE DIXON rose from the dead to star in the BBC’s long-running police series. His character was originally killed by a bullet in the 1950 British movie The Blue Lamp, with Dirk Bogarde playing the young shooter Tom Riley, but the honest bobby proved so popular with the public that he was back on his feet five years later and catching criminals in the BBC’s police series. It was the first television series in the UK to be based on a film. The drama was created by Ted Willis and launched 65 years ago on July 9, 1955, with Jack Warner as PC Dixon – he was later promoted to desk sergeant – pointing out to viewers that crime does not pay. The opening episode saw him showing a young recruit called Andrew Crawford around his police patch. Crawford later married George’s daughter Mary and became his son-in-law. The old-fashioned copper ce ● nally Registering allows you to save important notices to your home page, as well as setting up custom alerts for funeral notices for a specific surname or area. ● villain in a 1956 episode called Ladies Of The Manor. The episode The Night Of The Fog famously featured an elephant and George Dixon was shot again in Touch And Go. The black and white police drama switched over to colour in 1969 and Jack Warner was 80 when he filmed his final episodes. He published his autobiography, Jack Of All Trades in 1975, and once advised young actors: “Never turn anything down. Stars come and go, but as a character actor, you’ll work until you’re 90.” vil MADDISON - 1 ice cal Household names now – but did we spot Michael Caine, Sean Connery or Miriam Margoyles in the show? ed Register today completely free of charge got the job done without any fuss and would emerge from the fog-covered London streets at the start of each episode whistling “Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner.” Guest stars over the years on the Saturday night series included Sir Saying goodbye is never easy, but we can help you to say the best goodbye possible. See Michael Caine, A Clockwork Orange actor Malcolm McDowell, Game Of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan and Miriam Margolyes. Future James Bond star Sir Sean Connery appeared as a funeral- notices. co.uk Announce, share and remember forever coop.co.uk/funeralcare PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER PressReader.com +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . 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