News archive from 1 April 2014, page 14

Confidence and jobs at Nottingham careers fair

AROUND 400 jobs will be on offer at the Nottingham Post Careers Fair tomorrow. Employers looking to recruit at the event include the Army, Nottinghamshire County Council, Boots and The Money Shop. Training providers including New College Nottingham...

 

Cable work to delay motorists

DRIVERS will face delays as work to install high-voltage cables above a road in Basford is carried out. Work began at 8pm last night as lanes of Nuthall Road are closed between Stockhill Lane and Cinderhill Island. Overnight work will run from 8pm...

 

Marking 125th anniversary of county council

TODAY marks the 125th anniversary of Nottinghamshire's first county council meeting. It took place at the Shire Hall, in what is now known as the Galleries of Justice, with 68 men taking up their roles as county councillors. They were elected earlier...

 

No shortage of talent in town

MORE than 40 young performers aged from 4 to 17 showcased their potential at an inaugural Kimberley's Got Talent event, played out to a packed audience at Kimberley Parish Hall. Co-ordinated by Roz Broker, chairman of Kimberley Pre-School, the show...

 

Postcard display recalls hall's days as convalescent home for wounded

AN exhibition of postcards from the First World War is being staged at Holme Pierrepont Hall on Sundays during April. Pictures From World War 1 recalls the period when the hall was used as a convalescent home for many of those who served in the...

 
Fingers on the pulse for young first aiders

Fingers on the pulse for young first aiders

Youngsters proved they were first class first aiders at a regional competition. The team of five pupils, aged 12 and 13, from Rossett School competed against a record number of young first aiders at a competition run by St John Ambulance. The school,...

 
Rev; Our Gay Wedding: The Musical – TV review

Rev; Our Gay Wedding: The Musical – TV review

Our Gay Wedding: The Musical. Deep into middle age, I've learned something new about myself: I cry at gay weddings. There were two on the box last night, or possibly one and a half, and I had tears in my eyes for both. The first was on Rev (BBC2),...

Guardian, 07:02 in Showbiz
 
TV highlights 01/04/2014

TV highlights 01/04/2014

Idealists … Hope (Alice Englert), Abe (Jamie Dornan), Beth (Freya Mavor) and Ned (Joe Dempsie) in New Worlds. Photograph: Mark Johnson/Channel 4 Football: Manchester United v Bayern Munich 7.30pm, ITV1 Manchester United's reward for their comeback win...

Guardian, 07:02 in Showbiz
 
Warder held by killers in bid to stir Yorkshire ‘jail jihad’

Warder held by killers in bid to stir Yorkshire ‘jail jihad’

PRISON authorities are under pressure to explain how two convicted killers were able to gain access to weapons as they staged a religiously-motivated uprising at a maximum security jail in Yorkshire. Muslim inmates Feroz Khan, 26, and Fuad Awale, 26,...

 
MPs claim BT monopoly on rural internet means worse deal for taxpayer

MPs claim BT monopoly on rural internet means worse deal for taxpayer

BT is "exploiting" its position as the sole provider of broadband services to large parts of rural England and preventing taxpayers from securing the best possible deal, MPs warn today. A report published this morning by the powerful Commons...

 
Six teens accused of Derby school gang stabbing of boy, 15

Six teens accused of Derby school gang stabbing of boy, 15

A TEENAGER was stabbed twice in a gang attack as he was on his way home from school. The 16-year-old told a court how his "back went cold as if water was running down it" after he suffered the wounds. The victim, who was 15 at the time of...

 
Dear Mr Gove: some thoughts for your post-politics business career

Dear Mr Gove: some thoughts for your post-politics business career

Why not get tobacco firms in to talk about healthy living and so long as the children smoked 20 a day, the firms would hand over £1,000. Photograph: PA Can I express my condolences regarding the election? But of course, every cloud ... I think you've...

Guardian, 07:05 in Learning
 
Cameras will catch Derby drivers using bus lanes and blocking bus stops

Cameras will catch Derby drivers using bus lanes and blocking bus stops

CAMERAS to crack down on drivers misusing bus lanes and blocking bus stops in Derby will be introduced from June. And Derby City Council says it has already decided to bring in one camera to prevent drivers pulling up by the bus stop for the city's...

 

Multi-racial greeting cards go on sale in Asda Spondon

A DERBY supermarket has been selected to start selling a range of multi-racial greeting cards. Asda's Spondon store is one of 27 across the country which will stock the cards produced by Colorblind Cards. The firm was founded in 2007 by entrepreneur...

 

Stay streetwise is Derby police advice after increase in robberies

A SPECIALIST police team has been set up to tackle street robberies after an increase in the crime in Derby. The unit has been tasked with finding offenders and bringing them to justice as well as offering community reassurance and crime prevention...

 


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