News archive from 5 July 2014, page 17

East Midlands: BHF reveals its quirkiest donations

East Midlands: BHF reveals its quirkiest donations

What do a lead safe, a camera lens and a motorcycle suit have in common? No, it’s not the start of a bad joke: they’re all on the list of the top ten most unique items sold on the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) eBay store – bhf.org.uk/ebay - which...

 

Mats Hummels haules Germany through the heat and into the semi-finals

It's a result business and Germany continue to prove that in Brazil. Their 1-0 quarterfinal win over France might have been a far less entertaining affair than first billed, but it does put them in their fourth consecutive World Cup semi-final. Coach...

Metro, 07:42 in Sport
 
Victims of violence to be helped in Derbyshire after projects get Government funding

Victims of violence to be helped in Derbyshire after projects get Government funding

Two safeguarding projects designed to protect victims of violence in Derbyshire have won Government funding through a successful bid by the county's Police and Crime Commissioner, Alan Charles. Part of the £12.5 million Ministry of Justice Competed...

 
Tour fever to hit Wakefield

Tour fever to hit Wakefield

Tour De France fever is set to send Wakefield into a spin this weekend. The great race will be shown live on a big screen at Trinity Walk from 9am to 3pm on Saturday and Sunday while viewers will be able to cycle alongside the professionals as they...

 
More consultation over fracking plan

More consultation over fracking plan

The Environment Agency has announced a four-week extension to the consultation period for Cuadrilla's permit applications to frack for gas in Roseacre Wood in Roseacre and Preston New Road, Little Plumpton. Steve Molyneux, the EA environment manager...

 
Bard work pays off for young actors

Bard work pays off for young actors

A GROUP of aspiring young actors from South Tyneside have cause for celebration after picking up an award nomination. The junior section of the Westovian Theatre Society have been put forward for a National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA)...

 
Marriage in recovery: A text from an old friend who thinks I'm single

Marriage in recovery: A text from an old friend who thinks I'm single

'I’d like to do something a little risque, a tad secret, a bit daring and very dishonest.' An old friend whom I saw last year has sent me a text asking if I would like to go out for a drink. I can't remember if, when we met at the party, I told him I...

Guardian, 07:47 in Health
 
Going on an adventure? Don't forget to pack the ISaw action camera

Going on an adventure? Don't forget to pack the ISaw action camera

7 Images Isaw Extreme action camera review RRP £249.99. Available from Amazon. www.isawcam.com IF you're planning a holiday of adventure this summer, then you need a camera capable of living up to everything you can throw at it. The adventure camera...

 
Time to add some Magix to your audio

Time to add some Magix to your audio

2 Images Magix Audio Cleaning Lab Available from MAGIX online and Amazon at £39.99 THIS software bundle is one of those products you didn't realise you needed until a task crops up - and then it's invaluable. I needed to take a recording of a speech...

 

Race is on to raise £6,000 for centre

Donations have been coming in from all over the country and abroad to support a plan to build a new heritage centre - but more cash is still needed. The Mountsorrel and Rothley Community Heritage Centre is set to be situated next to the recently...

 
Hull FC: Lee Radford won't wave white flag on play-off hopes despite 24-18 defeat by Warrington Wolves

Hull FC: Lee Radford won't wave white flag on play-off hopes despite 24-18 defeat by Warrington Wolves

LEE Radford won't wave the white flag on Hull FC's play-off chances despite seeing his side fall to another home defeat. Three tries from Callum Lancaster were the highlight of a gritty and determined performance by Hull, who were full of effort but...

 
Hull KR: Coaching role is Chris Chester's if he can take Rovers to play-offs

Hull KR: Coaching role is Chris Chester's if he can take Rovers to play-offs

Hull KR's board have told Chris Chester to prove he is ready to be their full-time coach by steering the Robins into the play-offs, the Mail understands. With their focus now solely on reaching the top eight, Rovers are not in any rush to appoint a...

 

Slideshow: Mini-police officers tackle parking issues

West Yorkshire Police have been busy working with Westerton Primary School to tackle parking issues. The school has been working with PCSO Nicola Westle to put a stop to inconsiderate parking at pick-up and drop-off times. Westerton, one of the...

 
Hit for six by the tangy tastes of sub-continent

Hit for six by the tangy tastes of sub-continent

The arrival at Trent Bridge of the touring Indian cricketers and thousands of passionate fans promises a bumper five days for Nottingham's Indian restaurants. As Jeremy Lewis discovers, "curry" doesn't quite cover the amazing range of...

 

Indian restaurant MemSaab bags prize for top independent business

PASSION, sincerity and a good dollop of hard work are the secret ingredients to standing out from the crowd - according to the woman behind this year's top independent business. Amita Sawhney, director of Indian restaurant MemSaab, says the driving...

 


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