News archive from 2 April 2015, page 10

Derby Cathedral joins world landmarks as it turns blue for Autism Awareness Day

DERBY Cathedral will be bathed in blue light to mark Autism Awareness Day this evening. The Cathedral will join iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Sydney Opera House and the International Space Centre in...

 
Community Champions: Derby Scout leader and action man Shaun Maskrey up for award

Community Champions: Derby Scout leader and action man Shaun Maskrey up for award

FROM white water rafting and archery to kayaking in a French gorge and piloting gliders, Shaun Maskrey's Scout group never stop doing exciting things. Shaun's enthusiasm as the leader of 132nd Derby Scouts shines through. He spearheads trips abroad...

 

Families now £16 a week better off than a year ago thanks to falls in food and petrol prices

British families had £16 more a week than they did last year to spend on extras in February thanks to sustained falls in food and petrol prices, a new study suggests. UK households had £184 a week to spend at their discretion after paying for bills,...

 
Man sought in connection with Leamington pub assault

Man sought in connection with Leamington pub assault

Buy photos » Police are looking to speak to this man in connection with an assault outside a Leamington pub. (s) POLICE are looking to speak to this man in connection with an assault outside a Leamington pub. Two men in their 40s sustained minor...

 
Timo just wants a loving home

Timo just wants a loving home

Buy photos » Timo is desperate for a loving home. (s) STAFF at Dogs Trust Kenilworth are hoping the time is now for one of their long term elderly residents. Timo has spent 360 days at the rehoming centre and is desperately seeking a forever home to...

 

Angel Di Maria not interested in Paris Saint-Germain transfer, wants to prove himself at Manchester United

Angel Di Maria is ready to fight for his place at Manchester United despite speculation over mounting interest from Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports. The Argentine international became British football’s record signing when he moved to Old...

Metro, 08:11 in Sport
 
Grimsby Town & promotion: 'I'll make tough calls if needed to get Mariners back in Football League'

Grimsby Town & promotion: 'I'll make tough calls if needed to get Mariners back in Football League'

PAUL Hurst won't hesitate in making any tough decisions necessary to get Grimsby Town back into the Football League. The Mariners are preparing to head into their final five games, which will determine the destiny of the Conference title - starting...

 

Tackling stress now on primary school curriculum

STAFF at St Peter's Primary School in Cleethorpes are learning how to tackle stress and how to help children do the same. The training is facilitated by Hilary Cooper, pictured, who was a teacher herself for 20 years. She now works full-time as a...

 
Trending on Twitter: ThingsJesusNeverSaid

Trending on Twitter: ThingsJesusNeverSaid

The term ThingsJesusNeverSaid is trending on Twitter. Here is a selection of what what people are talking about. Mark (@Mark7Ho) #ThingsJesusNeverSaid would you like to save £200 on your car insurance? Posted at: Thu Apr 02 06:54 L.T. Lewis...

 

Raheem Sterling interview proves he's had his head turned after rejecting Liverpool contract

Raheem Sterling is still refusing to sign a new deal at Anfield despite being offered £100,000 per-week. But the 20-year-old claims that his decision to wait until the summer before continuing talks over a new contract is based on football motives,...

Metro, 08:17 in Sport
 
Greater Manchester weather update: Sunshine early on but rain expected later

Greater Manchester weather update: Sunshine early on but rain expected later

Enjoy the chilly spring sunshine today - it won’t last. Forecasters say a mostly dry and cold day will see a change in the afternoon when heavier clouds start to roll across Greater Manchester and dump more rain onto our already soggy ground. Later...

 
Manchester City transfers: De Bruyne news, Yaya Toure update

Manchester City transfers: De Bruyne news, Yaya Toure update

Manchester City are definitely keen on Kevin de Bruyne and it doesn't sound like the Wolfsburg playmaker will end up at Bayern Munich. Not if Franck Ribery has his way, anyway. The France international and Bayern No.7 is adamant former Chelsea man De...

 

Footballer dies three days after freak accident following tackle

A footballer died in a freak accident after sliding off the pitch and hitting a clubhouse wall. Ben Hiscox, 30, was rushed to hospital at the weekend following the accident which happened when he was tackled. But he died on Tuesday, three days after...

Metro, 08:21 in Hot News
 
Student hits the road - and pool - en route to South Africa

Student hits the road - and pool - en route to South Africa

STUDENT Ami Hatton will push her body to the limits before putting her emotions to the test when she helps families in one of South Africa's poorest areas. The 20-year-old needs to raise £800 to support the overseas project, which aims to tackle...

 
Met Office weather: Nottingham weather Thursday, April 2

Met Office weather: Nottingham weather Thursday, April 2

A rainy few days are forecast for Nottinghamshire with temperatures expected to drop. Met Office forecasters say Thursday will be a dry day but then rain will fall on both Friday and Sunday - with temperatures never in double figures. Describing...

 


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