Tom Jones Welsh village ban lifted after he's cleared of stealing a chicken - Daily Gossip

Noel gets frisked, Craig David's a Tory, Winehouse in Pentonville – your music gossip stop

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Today’s top gossip:

Tom Jones has had a 47-year ban on visiting the tiny Welsh village of Fochriw lifted. He was blacklisted from the town in 1963, after being accused of stealing a chicken that was a raffle prize after one of his gigs. Len Davies, 80. remembers the incident: "There was a fight and then the chicken had gone. Tom got the blame – but nobody really knows" (Daily Star).

From the papers:

Craig David has come out in support of the Conservative party. He says he'd love David Cameron and co to use his track 'Fill Me In' as their official song (Daily Star).

Madonna's 13 year-old daughter Lourdes is to join the Fame School Of Performing Arts in New York (The Sun).

Plan B says he's considering setting up his own political party in the future, because he doesn't agree with what any of the main parties at present have to say (Daily Record).

Noel Gallagher was spotted looking in the window of an Oxfam shop in north London (The Sun).

Noel Fielding was searched for drugs in Camden and then taken to a nearby police station – but had nothing illegal on him. He was later released without being charged (The Sun).

Florence And The Machine are covering Mario Winans' track 'I Don't Wanna Know' on their US tour (Daily Star).

Amy Winehouse has bought a studio opposite London's Pentonville prison. It’s called Slammer Studios (The Sun).

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