News archive from 2 February 2015, page 12

Weather: the forecast for Lincolnshire

Weather: the forecast for Lincolnshire

An even colder day than of late is forecast for Lincolnshire today. Temperatures will rise to no more than 2 degrees C,falling to freezing point overnight. There is a widespread this morning with ice on untreated roads and footpaths. It will be mostly...

 
Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters "covering' for paramedics on emergency calls in South Yorkshire today warned: "Lives are being at risk." The Fire Brigades Union says its members are being put in a ‘moral and ethical dilemma’ when they have to provide...

 
Rotherham pupils urged to get on their bikes

Rotherham pupils urged to get on their bikes

Schoolchildren in Rotherham are being urged to get on their bikes as part of a campaign to get children more active. Sustrans, a charity which works to promote sustainable transport, is encouraging schools to take part in The Big Pedal, a national...

 
Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Here is the latest traffic and travel report for Monday 2nd February. There are currently no reports of any major delays across Nottinghamshire, but that may change as the morning goes on. Motorists are still being reminded to be wary of icy roads...

 
Widespread frost predicted for Monday 2nd February

Widespread frost predicted for Monday 2nd February

Forecasters are predicting wintry showers for Monday 2nd February. There will be some sunshine, but also cold winds and widespread sharp frost early and later in the evening.

 
Opinion: Listen to the warning

Opinion: Listen to the warning

The warning is stark and the people making it are definitely worth listening to. Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics on emergency calls in South Yorkshire today said: “Lives are being at risk.” The Fire Brigades Union says its members are being put...

 
Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters "covering' for paramedics on emergency calls in South Yorkshire today warned: "Lives are being at risk." The Fire Brigades Union says its members are being put in a ‘moral and ethical dilemma’ when they have to provide...

 
Delight for Sheffield primary after it is taken out of special measures

Delight for Sheffield primary after it is taken out of special measures

A Sheffield primary school has been lifted out of special measures following a "good' Ofsted inspection. Teacher and parents at Grenoside Community Primary School are celebrating after inspectors from government education watchdog Ofsted said the...

 

Sony to invest $890 million to boost sensor production

Sony said it would bolster total output capacity, at its three plants in Japan, to 80,000 wafers per month by the end of June 2016 from a current 60,000 per month. (Reporting by Ritsuko Ando; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

 
GENERAL ELECTION: Spotlight on the NHS and immigration

GENERAL ELECTION: Spotlight on the NHS and immigration

The four candidates that have announced their intention to run in the Berwick constituency so far share their views on health and immigration. With less than 100 days left until the General Election on Thursday, May 7, we commissioned a survey to find...

 
Rothbury and Coquetdale History Society, January meeting

Rothbury and Coquetdale History Society, January meeting

Surely no one knows more about the intricacies of the well-lived life of Lord and Lady Armstrong than Andrew Sawyer, the grandson of a proud Gateshead railway engine driver and a Tyneside sawyer, who gave a talk on Bridging the Gap the Armstrong Way...

 
WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

Ice and snow will hit Nottinghamshire again this week, according to the Met Office. Forecasters have issued a Yellow Snow Warning for Wednesday 4th February - causing disruptions to services and putting vulnerable people at risk. A Met Office...

 
WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

Ice and snow will hit Nottinghamshire again this week, according to the Met Office. Forecasters have issued a Yellow Snow Warning for Wednesday 4th February - causing disruptions to services and putting vulnerable people at risk. A Met Office...

 
Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Here is the latest traffic and travel report for Monday 2nd February. There are currently no reports of any major delays across Nottinghamshire, but that may change as the morning goes on. Motorists are still being reminded to be wary of icy roads...

 

Minister pushes Greece new deal bid

Greece's new anti-austerity finance minister is heading to London for talks with George Osborne as he attempts to build support across the European Union for a new deal for the struggling nation. Yanis Varoufakis secured backing from France for his...

 


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