Use this form to submit a letter for publication to the Daily Echo. Please observe the same rules of punctuation, grammar, spelling, etc, as you would when writing in more traditional fashion.Letters are welcome on any topic, but preference may be given to subjects of local interest. We only take your details so we can verify your letters.A woman today told of a first date from hell that ended with her being seriously injured, suffering post-traumatic stress, losing her job and her admirer going to jail.Carrie-Anne Knox, 26, was left lying unconscious and suffering a badly broken arm by Bradley Van Outen who ran away after crashing his car on their date.Tickets for the awards event, which includes a three-course gala dinner, are now available and cost £49 each or £450 for a table of 10.Those interested in attending are urged to buy their tickets as soon as possible because they sold out last year, leaving dozens disappointed.
After Van Outen was jailed for two years for a string of driving offences, Miss Knox spoke of her ordeal that happened on the first date she had been on in 10 years.
The show, hosted by Anna Richardson, sees a contestant select from six naked hopefuls looking for love, whose bodies and then faces are revealed in stages from the feet up.
The contestant then chooses who to go on a date with from the two remaining hopefuls, after getting naked themselves.
A JAILED conman who swindled £105,000 from three woman he met through the dating site Plenty of Fish has been ordered to pay back £19,300 to two of his victims within the next three months.
Fantasist Zac Langley, 41, who is serving a five year prison sentence, pretended to be a Royal Marine, an Mo D intelligence officer, a successful property developer and a shipping magnate to get the women to part with their money.