Blue Peter presenter, John Noakes dies aged 83

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  1. Englishboy

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40083025

    Noakes was the BBC children's show's longest-serving presenter, appearing for more than 12 years, and was often seen with his dog Shep by his side.

    A family statement said he had "endured and suffered from" Alzheimer's disease.

    "Whilst he will be greatly missed by his wife, family and many friends his release from continuing ill health must be counted as a blessing," it said.

    "His many escapades with his faithful companion Shep, during his time with Blue Peter, will live on in many peoples memories. That is how his family would like him remembered."
     
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    oh sorry to hear that, John, Pete and Val were part of my youth and growing up, along with Petra, Shep and jason the cat, sticky back plastic and the advent candle prior to Xmas - remember him crashing on a bob sleigh and climbing Nelsons column and a sky dive ?? 5 miles high

    RIP John Noakes
     
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    was too young for this but they showed it often



    and a few more



     
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