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‘Baldy Blogger’ Adrian Sudbury’s memorial to be streamed online

The memorial service for Adrian Sudbury, the Huddesrfield Examiner journalist who died from leukaemia in August, is being streamed live via the paper’s website with the help of the BBC.

Sudbury, who used his site Baldy’s Blog to lead a campaign to improve bone marrow donation education in UK schools and colleges, was 27 when he died.

“The memorial service will be attended by people who supported Sign Up For Sudders, as well as Adrian’s friends, family and colleagues.

“Also expected to attend are readers of Adrian’s award-winning online diary, Baldy’s Blog, where he chronicled the ups and downs of living with leukaemia.

“The service will feature a pre-prepared message from Adrian himself, video tributes from the media and colleagues, speeches from his family, friends and Colne Valley MP Kali Mountford, who helped with Adrian’s campaign,” according to a post on the site.

To view the service, which started at 2pm, use this link.

Liverpool Daily Post runs online diary to mark capital of culture status

The Liverpool Daily Post is running an online diary today to mark Liverpool’s status as the 2008 European Capital of Culture.

Using online service Dipity, the Post has created an interactive timeline with contributions from readers and its editorial team to capture ‘a day in the life of Liverpool’.

The pictures and text submitted can be plotted and viewed on an interactive timeline or Google map, or browsed by text and images.