News archive from 2 February 2015, page 14

South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

Police sniffer dogs tracked down 179 suspects at large in South Yorkshire in 12 months, new figures reveal. The 40-strong team also located stolen property and other evidence in 211 call-outs between April 2013 and 2014. Specialist dogs also detected...

 

Man who finds syringe near Alvaston school told by council he must pay for its collection

A DOG walker who brought a used needle home after finding it near a school was told by a council telephonist that he would have to pay for it be collected. Derby City Council has since apologised to David Everett and "issued improved...

 
Stuart Pearce will keep his legendary status at Nottingham Forest

Stuart Pearce will keep his legendary status at Nottingham Forest

If anyone was going to make it work at Nottingham Forest, for the fans, it had to be Stuart Pearce. Affectionately known as Psycho in his playing days, Pearce was everything supporters looked for - Red in tooth and claw, totally committed, a man who...

 

Attwood refuses to be 'dazzled'

Dave Attwood insists England must not allow themselves to be "dazzled by the starlight" when they open their RBS 6 Nations against Wales on Friday night. The injury-ravaged 2015 World Cup hosts face a side packed full of British and Irish...

Belper News, 07:12 in Sport
 

Monk pleased with "spot on" tactics

Garry Monk was pleased by the way Swansea not only managed to frustrate Southampton but leave St Mary's with a first Premier League win of 2015. Arriving on the south coast without a top-flight victory since Boxing Day, few expected their rotten...

Belper News, 07:12 in Sport
 
Pocklington's becomes UK's first solar-powered bakery

Pocklington's becomes UK's first solar-powered bakery

The first solar-powered bakery in the UK has installed 600 panels at its headquarters to meet the bulk of its energy needs. Based in Alford, Pocklington's Bakery will supply nearly 90 per cent of its own electricity during daylight hours and 60 per...

 
Warwick Special says ‘Best thing I’ve ever done’

Warwick Special says ‘Best thing I’ve ever done’

Being a Special Constable has been the most rewarding job Glyn Gardner has every had. And he should know, he’s been volunteering with the Warwickshire force for the past 44 years, working alongside eight Chief Constables. Now at the age of 73, he is...

 
Warwick’s Great Fire and what happened next

Warwick’s Great Fire and what happened next

The Great Fire of Warwick and its immediate aftermath will be the subject of a talk at the County Record Office at 2pm on Saturday (February 7). Dr Gillian White will retell the story of the fire, which broke out on September 5, 1694, and devastated...

 
South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

Police sniffer dogs tracked down 179 suspects at large in South Yorkshire in 12 months, new figures reveal. The 40-strong team also located stolen property and other evidence in 211 call-outs between April 2013 and 2014. Specialist dogs also detected...

 
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.

 

READER LETTER: Golden opportunity to make improvement

At a time of growing obesity and traffic congestion, cycling and walking short, local journeys must be made an easy, safe option, especially for our children to walk or cycle to school. But this takes money. Our MPs currently have a golden opportunity...

 
More Sheffield youngsters are applying for university

More Sheffield youngsters are applying for university

Education chiefs in Sheffield have welcomed figures showing more people from the city are going to university. New figures from university admissions service UCAS show a 5 per cent increase year-on-year in people applying for higher education....

 
Think of pedestrians when you park your car

Think of pedestrians when you park your car

It is not often I feel passionate enough to write to a newspaper, but cannot think of any other way to make a comment on the subject of vehicles and Whalley. My family were living in the village way before the invention of the car so have seen all the...

 
Rangers ace Ian Black brands ref Craig Thomson a bottler for failing to send off Scott Brown

Rangers ace Ian Black brands ref Craig Thomson a bottler for failing to send off Scott Brown

IAN Black last night branded Old Firm referee Craig Thomson a bottler for failing to send off Celtic skipper Scott Brown. The combative Rangers midfielder was on the end of a crunching tackle in the dying stages of yesterday’s 2-0 defeat in the League...

 


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