News archive from 3 November 2017

Belper drunk Paul Mordue broke woman's ankle during series of attacks

A drunken thug who threatened to kill a woman with a knife during one of a number of attacks has been jailed for 15 months. On one occasion, Paul Mordue broke his victim’s ankle and on other occasions he punched her to the face and the body leaving...

 

Sinfin care home 'victim' says social worker Andrew Wilson 'kissed and stroked my breast'

A Derby woman has told a jury how a social worker “stroked and kissed her breast” when she was just 14 years old and living in a care home. The alleged victim says Andrew Wilson asked her to pull open her dressing gown and show him her naked body when...

 

Derby County striker Sam Winnall discusses his long-term future

Sam Winnall says he would be open to the possibility of a permanent move to Derby County. Winnall is currently on a season-long loan with the Rams from Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday. The 26-year-old striker joined Derby on transfer deadline...

 

Senior police officer brands state of Derby taxis as 'unacceptably poor'

Derby's top police officer has sent a letter to Derby City Council describing the state of local private hire and hackney taxis as "unacceptably poor". Chief Superintendent Jim Allen said when Derbyshire police check the state of taxis in...

 

Why Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is so unhappy

At the heart of Jose Mourinho's discontent is a sense of injustice. The Manchester United manager rarely feels the need to apologise - he knows what he is and ultimately how he will be judged. He is a winner. A trophy collecting machine. When that...

 
Sunderland mum reveals anguish as she fights for justice over contaminated blood scandal

Sunderland mum reveals anguish as she fights for justice over contaminated blood scandal

A Sunderland mum whose life has been overshadowed by ill health caused by contaminated blood has spoken of her fight for justice. Sheila Thubron was pregnant with her fourth and youngest child Jack in 1989 when she was given a transfusion after she...

 
College graduated celebrate degree of success in Sunderland

College graduated celebrate degree of success in Sunderland

Scores of Sunderland College students took to the stage to celebrate their graduations. More than 180 students were honoured at the college’s annual graduation and awards ceremonies, which were held at the Quayside Exchange. Ellen Thinnesen, principal...

 

Bonfire and Firework Spectacular set for Hartshorne Cricket Club

A South Derbyshire cricket club is preparing to welcome families to its charity fireworks display. The Hartshorne Cricket Club, in Main Street, will be hosting its Bonfire and Firework Spectacular on Saturday, November 4. The bonfire will be lit at...

 
Priti Patel held undisclosed meetings in Israel

Priti Patel held undisclosed meetings in Israel

The International Development Secretary held undisclosed meetings in Israel without telling the Foreign Office while accompanied by a powerful pro-Israeli Conservative lobbyist, the BBC has learned. Priti Patel met the leader of one of Israel's main...

BBC, 06:12 in Regional
 
BIG QUESTION: Should members of the public be BANNED from buying fireworks?

BIG QUESTION: Should members of the public be BANNED from buying fireworks?

It’s a debate that seems to surface every year, with one side arguing that anyone should be free to buy fireworks and the other airing concerns about injuries and accidents. Now we want to know what you think...

 
Birmingham Live: Breaking news, travel and weather across the Midlands and the M6 on November 3

Birmingham Live: Breaking news, travel and weather across the Midlands and the M6 on November 3

Welcome to the Birmingham Mail daily news live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands every day. Stay tuned for all the latest updates below: If you've spotted anything in your...

 
Northampton primary school wins county sports award with skateboarding, ballroom dance and jujutsu

Northampton primary school wins county sports award with skateboarding, ballroom dance and jujutsu

Pupils at a Northampton school used jujutsu, archery and national dance competitions to earn a county sports school of the year award. The 108 students of Overstone Primary School, in Sywell Road, claimed the Daventry and South Northamptonshire...

 
Record-breaking 1,200 people write to council with feedback for Northampton relief and orbital roads

Record-breaking 1,200 people write to council with feedback for Northampton relief and orbital roads

Progress on two major road projects has been pushed back after a record number of Northampton folk wrote in to share their thoughts on them. A record-breaking 1,200 people wrote to Northamptonshire County Council about the controversial Northern...

 
COMPARE: See how a plan to redraw Northampton's constituency lines will affect you

COMPARE: See how a plan to redraw Northampton's constituency lines will affect you

Plans to redraw Northampton's constituency lines "do not have the town's interests at heart", says a former town MP. A consultation is open until December 11 to shake up the boundaries of Northamptonshire's parliamentary constituencies -...

 
Take on charity's muddy obstacle course race on Daventry farm and help fund gift bags for NGH cancer patients

Take on charity's muddy obstacle course race on Daventry farm and help fund gift bags for NGH cancer patients

A Daventry farm is hosting a charity obstacle course this month to help raise money for gift bags to give to cancer patients at Northampton General Hospital. The 8-kilometre Muddy Furlong course, at Long Furlong Farm in Catesby, is family-friendly and...

 


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