News archive from 5 March 2015, page 10

Weather: cloudy day forecast for Lincolnshire

Weather: cloudy day forecast for Lincolnshire

The weather forecast for Lincolnshire is expected to be cloudy for the majority of the day but should stay dry. Forecasters also expect there to be some sunny spells at certain points during the day. The day should start off with some sunny spells but...

 
Derbyshire business park is sold in £25 million deal

Derbyshire business park is sold in £25 million deal

A BUSINESS hub between South Derbyshire and Burton has been sold in a deal worth more than £25 million. Developer Centurion Properties revealed that it had snapped up Bretby Business Park, off Ashby Road, in a multi-million-pound deal. The business...

 
Policing minister Mike Penning agrees with Hatter Lane closure

Policing minister Mike Penning agrees with Hatter Lane closure

Government policing and crime minister Mike Penning was given a tour of Boston including the town's Hatter Lane when he visited the area. Mr Penning's visit was prompted by Home Secretary Theresa May following a letter by Chief Constable Neil Rhodes...

 

Paramedics at Derby's Bemrose School show pupils how to save lives

PUPILS at a Derby school have been learning how to react in a medical emergency, thanks to visiting paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS). The youngsters, aged 15 and 16, at Bemrose School learned cardiopulmonary resuscitation,...

 
Pear Tree pupils explore Derby's heritage

Pear Tree pupils explore Derby's heritage

PUPILS from Pear Tree Community Junior School are to take part in an "urban exploration" event. About 90 Year 5 pupils will be visiting the Green Lane area of Derby tomorrow to choose their favourite buildings as part of the city council's...

 

Calke Abbey photography competition launched

A photography competition has been launched by Calke Abbey. Photographs must be taken on the Calke Estate with the theme 'What the Harpur-Crewes' built'. The Harper-Crewes were the family that lived at Calke Abbey before it was given to the National...

 
South Derbyshire will raise flag to celebrate the Commonwealth

South Derbyshire will raise flag to celebrate the Commonwealth

THE Commonwealth Flag is to be raised in South Derbyshire as the district celebrates its place in the global family of nations. Councillor Pat Murray, chairman of South Derbyshire District Council, will be at Maurice Lea Memorial Park in Church...

 
World of scuba diving outlined to Rotary Club of Church Wilne

World of scuba diving outlined to Rotary Club of Church Wilne

THE Rotary Club of Church Wilne welcomed Rotarian Chris Tew to its speaker evening. Chris gave a wonderful insight into the world of scuba-diving, sharing a gallery of photographs capturing the wonderfully colourful coral and fish seen during family...

 

Work of soldiers' charity explained to Long Eaton Rotary Club

MAJOR Nick Bodian was the speaker at the latest meeting of Long Eaton Rotary Club, talking about ABF the soldiers' charity. After giving a short resume of his own career in the armed forces, he was keen to tell members of the need for the charity. It...

 

Diamond wedding joy for Littleover couple - now they're thinking platinum!

MICHAEL and Nancy Shearer today celebrate their diamond wedding - and are already their platinum landmark. The couple have four sons, 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and another on the way to show for their 60 years of marriage. And they are...

 
'I'll buy Dave King a bottle of champers if he can beat my Celtic soundbite 21 years on,' says Brian Dempsey

'I'll buy Dave King a bottle of champers if he can beat my Celtic soundbite 21 years on,' says Brian Dempsey

BRIAN DEMPSEY spent the 21st anniversary of his greatest moment in football wishing Dave King well in his quest for the keys to the door of Rangers . It was March 4, 1994, when Dempsey stood on the front steps at Parkhead with Fergus McCann and...

 
Derby Wine Circle to be addressed by Ashley Franklin on My Derbyshire Life

Derby Wine Circle to be addressed by Ashley Franklin on My Derbyshire Life

THE next meeting of Derby Wine Circle is on Friday, April 3, when the speaker will be Ashley Franklin on My Derbyshire Life. Meetings are on the first Friday of every month at 7.30pm at the Evergreen Club in Allestree. They include club news and...

 

Zalando plans hiring spree to expand online fashion platform

On Thursday, Zalando confirmed a target for 2015 sales to increase by 20 to 25 percent and said it expects its EBIT margin to be broadly around the 2014 level of 9 percent as it invests in technology to fuel future growth. It expects to hire many new...

Reuters, 07:18 in Business
 

London Stock Exchange full-year profit driven by most IPOs since 2007

($1 = 0.6568 pounds) (Reporting by Richa Naidu in Bengaluru; Editing by Anand Basu)

Reuters, 07:20 in Business
 

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 5

* The UK blue chip index closed 0.4 percent higher at 6,919.24 points in the previous session. * China announced an economic growth target for 2015 of around 7 percent and said it would boost government spending, signalling that the lowest rate of...

 


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