Gemma Atkinson opens up as she ponders presence of dad

“I took on the role because having lost my dad at age 17 I know just how heart-breaking and confusing grief is to navigate.”

She added: “You can Talk, Chat or Type on the phone, online or by email. Call 0808 802 0111. Or go to www.griefencounter.org.uk or [email protected], available from 9am-9pm five days a week.”

Gemma went on to say she wished she had had access to a similar service when her dad died.

“Don’t suffer alone if you are grieving the loss of a loved one,” she urged fans. “Take the help.

“I wish this service was available when we lost dad.”


Daily Express

The Daily Express is a daily national middle-market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom. Published in London, it is the flagship of Express Newspapers, owned by publisher Reach plc. It was first published as a broadsheet in 1900 by Sir Arthur Pearson. Its sister paper, the Sunday Express, was launched in 1918.

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