News archive from 5 March 2015, page 8

Colleagues of jailed Dubai planespotters turn to crowdfunding site to raise £10k as wife slams foreign office help

Colleagues of jailed Dubai planespotters turn to crowdfunding site to raise £10k as wife slams foreign...

Kind-hearted colleagues of planespotters trapped in a Dubai prison have launched a fundraising site to help get them home. The families of Conrad Clitheroe and Gary Cooper, arrested along with ex-pat pal Neil Munro for threatening ‘national security’...

 
Former Aston Villa and Blackpool midfielder Isaiah Osbourne hoping to score goals for Scunthorpe United

Former Aston Villa and Blackpool midfielder Isaiah Osbourne hoping to score goals for Scunthorpe United

SCUNTHORPE United midfielder Isaiah Osbourne hopes he can add a couple of goals to his game before the end of the season.Osbourne has been one of the stand-out performers this season, since he joined the Iron in October, but has yet to score although...

 

U.S. says North Korea nuclear and missile work 'of great concern'

The U.S. mission to International Organizations in Vienna, home to the U.N's International Atomic Energy Organisation, said the restart of North Korea's graphite-moderated nuclear reactor could enable it to produce additional plutonium for weapons in...

 

Notorious street drinker John Martindale buried with house keys "so he's not homeless in death'

A ONCE notorious street drinker was yesterday buried with his house keys so he did not die homeless. Friends and family of John Martindale, who spent more than half a century living rough on the streets of Hull, paid their respects at his funeral at...

 
Andrew Shaw: A varied February echoed the winter weather

Andrew Shaw: A varied February echoed the winter weather

Weather enthusiast Andrew Shaw from Stapleford says the winter may have been sunny, but don't put away your gloves yet. The "meteorological winter' has come to an end, and looking back it has been a season of variety. The national headlines...

 
Josh Bradley: Stabbed teen boxer to be buried

Josh Bradley: Stabbed teen boxer to be buried

The funeral of boxer Josh Bradley is due to take place today. The 19-year-old, of Bulwell, died after an altercation in Thurland Street in Nottingham city centre, just before 4am on Sunday, February 8. Josh died from a single stab wound which...

 
Gap in European funding could be 'body blow' for North East, says Labour

Gap in European funding could be 'body blow' for North East, says Labour

A “chaotic and total mismanagement” of the move from One North East to two Local Enterprise Partnerships has placed £724m of European funding in jeopardy, an MP claims today. Catherine McKinnell said the European Commission cash has been delayed...

 
HS2: Should Toton Sidings become a Village Green?

HS2: Should Toton Sidings become a Village Green?

Residents are ready for battle with a landowner over a plot of land that could be used to build the HS2 East Midlands hub railway station. A public inquiry will be held next month to determine whether land in Toton Sidings, west of Banks Road in...

 
Arnold Hill Academy £14m re-build gets the go-ahead

Arnold Hill Academy £14m re-build gets the go-ahead

Planning permission has been granted to replace a crumbling school building with a £14 million state-of-the art structure. The science block at Arnold Hill Academy will be replaced by extra teaching space, science labs, an indoor sports hall and drama...

 
Jerry's Diner in Beeston could become a fast food shop

Jerry's Diner in Beeston could become a fast food shop

Plans have been submitted to turn a restaurant in Beeston into a takeaway. Mr Ibrar Aslam, of Greythorn Drive in West Bridgford, wants to turn what had been Jerry's Diner in High Road into a fast food outlet. According to plans submitted to Broxtowe...

 
Where is the cheapest petrol in Nottingham on Thursday March 5?

Where is the cheapest petrol in Nottingham on Thursday March 5?

Petrol 1. Tesco Beeston, Middle Street, 106.9p 2. Sainsbury's Beeston, Cross Street, 106.9p 3. Asda Nottingham, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, 107.7p 4. Asda Hyson Green, Radford Road, 107.7p 5. Snax 24 Daybrook, Mansfield Road, Daybrook Square,...

 
£1,980 on council outing to conference

£1,980 on council outing to conference

Three councillors and the chief executive from Nottinghamshire County Council will be attending a conference on local government in June. The authority will spend £1,980 on places at the Local Government Association conference in Harrogate. A council...

 

Kidnapped Iranian diplomat held in Yemen since 2013 freed - Iran state media

(Reporting by Sam Wilkin, Writing by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Nick Macfie)

 
'Obsessed' Metin Ciftciogullari sent pregnant ex-lover Chinese takeaway and breast pump gifts

'Obsessed' Metin Ciftciogullari sent pregnant ex-lover Chinese takeaway and breast pump gifts

A MAN who became "obsessed" with his pregnant ex-girlfriend left gifts of a Chinese takeaway and a breast pump on her doorstep. Metin Ciftciogullari, 47, of Spring Bank, hounded Alison Gardener with text messages, stared at her through her...

 
Derby swimming instructor given go-ahead for pool for underprivileged children

Derby swimming instructor given go-ahead for pool for underprivileged children

A WOMAN who sold her house and car to fund the building of a pool to teach underprivileged children to swim has seen the plans receive the green light. They were approved by a South Derbyshire District Council officer and work can now begin to build...

 


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