News archive from 5 March 2015, page 9

Derby County chief Sam Rush admits: 'I felt like I was drowning after sacking Nigel Clough'

DERBY County chief executive Sam Rush told business students at a question-and-answer session held last night to have "strength in their convictions" - and used the sacking of Nigel Clough as his example. Mr Rush was invited to speak to...

 
'Do you want a Rolex for £100?': Chancer tries to sell watches in Edinburgh pub hours after jewellery raid

'Do you want a Rolex for £100?': Chancer tries to sell watches in Edinburgh pub hours after jewellery raid

A CHANCER tried to sell Rolex watches for £100 hours after an armed raid on a posh ­jewellers in Edinburgh. The seller made his pitch in The Gunner – made famous in Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting novel. One local said: “No one could believe it. You’d...

 
Double mellows: Picturesque village to get no-parking lines painted in PRIMROSE because normal shade is too bright

Double mellows: Picturesque village to get no-parking lines painted in PRIMROSE because normal shade is too...

A VILLAGE is to have no-parking lines painted mellow yellow – because the normal shade is too bright. People in picturesque Auchenblae want action against parked cars blocking its main street. But council chiefs reckon a paler shade of primrose would...

 
Don't demolish it! Fight launched to save Desert Rat as drinkers threaten to chain themselves to pub's doors

Don't demolish it! Fight launched to save Desert Rat as drinkers threaten to chain themselves to pub's doors

A campaign has been launched to save the Desert Rat pub from demolition. The lobby to save the pub, on the town's Westcliff Estate, is being led by UKIP council candidate Graham Wagstaffe. The Desert Rat, which will celebrate its Golden Jubilee in...

 

Live: Thursday's news, weather, travel and sport for Birmingham and the West Midlands

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 
Former West Ham winger Blair Turgott hoping to play himself into Tony Mowbray's Coventry City side

Former West Ham winger Blair Turgott hoping to play himself into Tony Mowbray's Coventry City side

Blair Turgott is hoping he caught Tony Mowbray’s eye during a lively 15-minute cameo on his Coventry City debut on Tuesday night. The January signing from West Ham feels right at home with the Sky Blues and revealed that hearing the new manager talk...

 

VIDEO: Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa tears up screen in new film Wolves

It might be a nice change to see Jason Momoa play a mild-mannered accountant. Or maybe a kindergarten teacher. But we'll leave that kind of nonsense to Arnold Schwarzenegger. When you're ten feet tall and built like the proverbial brickhouse, it's...

 
 Right to roam could lead to more sex and drugs in my Avenues tenfoot'

"Right to roam could lead to more sex and drugs in my Avenues tenfoot'

A WOMAN has complained people are having sex and selling drugs in tenfoots in the Avenues. Jennifer Lunn, 37, said a recent ruling to make tenfoots a public right of way will add to the problem. Ms Lunn, who lives beside a tenfoot in Marlborough...

 
Crewe Alexandra: Lack of goals is a concern - Steve Davis

Crewe Alexandra: Lack of goals is a concern - Steve Davis

STEVE Davis admits Crewe's goalscoring problems are a concern having now gone almost six hours without a goal. The Alex have failed to find the back of the net since George Ray's seventh minute strike at Doncaster on February 17 and they chalked up...

 
John Woodhouse TV Preview: ​The Nation's Favourite 70s Number One - ITV, 8.30pm

John Woodhouse TV Preview: ​The Nation's Favourite 70s Number One - ITV, 8.30pm

The Nation's Favourite 70s Number One - ITV, 8.30pm THE 1970s was a decade when pop was at its most glamorous. Clive Dunn, Chicory Tip, Windsor Davies and Don Estelle - it had them all. Featuring interviews with hit makers including Art Garfunkel,...

 

Live: Police raids in Liverpool

Refresh automatically On | Off Updates from the scene as Merseyside Police carry out a series of raids in Liverpool 7:04 am Ben Turner Merseyside Police are conducting a raid this morning in a crackdown relating to serious gun and gang crime. Our...

 

Scotland out of the Cricket World Cup as Bangladesh chase down 319 to set up mouthwatering England clash

Kyle Coetzer became the first Scottish player ever to hit a century in the World Cup but Scotland still fell to a six-wicket loss against Bangladesh. Coetzer’s sublime 156 came from just 134 balls, and broke six individual, team and ground records as...

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Derby's rich railway heritage featured on BBC's The Great Antiques Map of Britain

DERBY'S rich rail heritage has been featured in a television show which seeks out some of the nation's most important and treasured antiques. Derby Railway Engineering Society was featured on the BBC show The Great Antiques Map of Britain, presented...

 
Derbyshire weather: Frosty start but then it's time to warm to the weekend

Derbyshire weather: Frosty start but then it's time to warm to the weekend

THE warm weekend that has been predicted by weathermen is fast-approaching. But experts have warned that today could start frosty. A Met Office spokesman said: "There could be some frost in places at the start of the day but this will quickly...

 

Knickerbocker Glorious street entertainment promised for Derby's Cathedral Quarter

DERBY Cathedral Quarter's programme of Saturday entertainment has been expanded this year, with even more to see and do in the area. The CQ Saturdays events start on March 21 with Knickerbocker Glorious live entertainment in the Market Place from 11am...

 


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