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Surrey Life Magazine Article

Surrey Life Magazine caught up with David Gold at his Surrey Mansion recently, click on the link below to read the article.

David Gold – Surrey Life magazine

Originally published in Surrey Life magazine March 2012: http://surrey.greatbritishlife.co.uk Continue reading...

The Times Article – “A full paid member of the rotory club”

Written off before he even started, the East End boy built an empire but isn’t finished yet, writes Billy Kenber

“Hydraulics. Check.” “Collective switch. Check.” “Twist grip. Check.”

David Gold is hunched forward in his business suit, perring intently at the illuminated control panel of a Eurocopter 120. Outside, snow continues to fall and the gleaming black helicopter begins to rock and shake as it powers up. Continue reading...

Young Apprentice 2012 – John Fisher School

On the evening of Thursday 9th February the John Fisher School in Purley hosted its very own Young Apprentice Competition, attended by three prominent businessmen: chairman of West Ham Football club David Gold, chairman of House of Fraser Don McCarthy and owner of MOMA Food’s Tom Mercer who acted as the judges for the event. The competition was organised by the collaboration of two teachers in the school Mr A. Dean and Mr E. Miller. The prizes included an invitation to the executive box, containing ten seats, at West Ham’s Upton Park, House of Fraser vouchers, autobiographies from David Gold and Alan Sugar, and MOMA food samples. Continue reading...

West Ham chairman David Gold to give advice at Purley school

Budding entrepreneurs will enter the dragon’s den and pitch their ideas to three business moguls tonight.

Students at John Fisher School will face a trio of West Ham United Football club chairman David Gold, Chairman of House of Fraser Don McCarthy and the founder of Moma Foods Ton Mercer as part of a young enterprise event.

The panel, with an estimated net worth of £500 million, will grill the Year 11 Purley pupils over their ideas before offering their wealthy of experience on how to take the concept further. Continue reading...

West Ham co-owner David Gold recovering well in hospital, says daughter Jacqueline

West Ham co-chairman David Gold is recovering well from cholangitis and septicaemia, his daughter Jacqueline said.

Gold went into hospital on Sunday after being taken ill on Wednesday evening.

Since then, the Hammers have been inundated with messages of support for the 74-year-old, who missed the team’s crucial 3-1 win over Liverpool last weekend. Continue reading...

West Ham beat Tottenham to win Olympic stadium backing

West Ham plan to retain the athletics track at the stadium in Stratford

West Ham have won the backing of Olympic bosses in the battle for the 2012 stadium, BBC London has learned.

Olympic Park Legacy Company executives have decided the offer from the club – which would retain the athletics track – is better than Tottenham’s rival bid.

They are expected to ask the company’s board to announce West Ham as the preferred bidder on Friday. Continue reading...

Nanny jailed over poisoning bid on Ann Summers boss

Allison Cox was hired by multi-millionaire tycoon Ms Gold to look after her child

A nanny who tried to poison Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold by lacing her asparagus soup with screenwash has been jailed for 12 months.

Allison Cox, of East Grinstead, West Sussex, admitted administering poison with intent to annoy last month. 

Cox, 33, was hired by lingerie tycoon Ms Gold, 50, to look after her child at her home in Whyteleafe, Surrey. 

Guildford Crown Court heard Cox was trying to get the chef who prepared the soup into trouble. Continue reading...

Ann Summers Boss’ Nanny in Court

A NANNY appeared in court today charged with poisoning Ann Summers underwear store boss Jacqueline Gold by spiking her food with screenwash.
Alison Cox, 33, was hired by the multi-millionaire underwear tycoon to look after her child Scarlett at her mansion in Whyteleafe, Surrey.

The allegations reportedly came to light after Miss Gold, 50, grew suspicious when meals cooked by her personal chef tasted odd. Continue reading...

Nanny appears in court charged with attempting to poison Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold

A nanny appeared in court today charged with attempting to poison Jacqueline Gold, the Ann Summers boss, by contaminating her food with screen wash, sugar and salt.

Allison Cox (left) leaving Redhill Magistrates and Jacqueline Gold, the Ann Summers boss

Allison Cox, 33, has been charged with three counts of poisoning with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy. Continue reading...

Nanny in court over Ann Summers poisoning bid

Jacqueline Gold hired Allison Cox to look after her daughter

A Sussex nanny has appeared in court charged with trying to poison Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold by lacing her food with screen wash.

Allison Cox, 33, of East Grinstead, West Sussex, is accused of three counts of administering poison with intent to annoy.

She was bailed following her appearance at Redhill Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Ms Cox is due to appear at Guildford Crown Court on 20 January.

She was hired by multi-millionaire lingerie and sex toy tycoon Ms Gold, 50, to look after her child at her home in Whyteleafe, Surrey. Continue reading...