News archive from 7 May 2015, page 18

Guardians protect park

Guardians protect park

Visitors to a Chesterfield park are being urged to sign up to a new scheme aimed at reducing anti-social behaviour and criminal damage. Derbyshire Police and Chesterfield Council have launched a ‘Park Guardian Scheme’ in Queen’s Park, off Boythorpe...

 
Police use SmartWater on Land Rovers in Derbyshire

Police use SmartWater on Land Rovers in Derbyshire

Land Rover owners have been teaming up with police officers to put the brakes on vehicle thefts. Derbyshire police officers have hosted a number of security events to mark up Land Rovers and their parts with SmartWater in a bid to make it easier to...

 
GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

The big day has arrived - General Election day 2015! Here are the basics things you need to know if you are voting today... * If you haven’t registered to vote (including by post or proxy - except an emergency proxy, see below), it’s too late. Check...

 
GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

The big day has arrived - General Election day 2015! Here are the basics things you need to know if you are voting today... * If you haven’t registered to vote (including by post or proxy - except an emergency proxy, see below), it’s too late. Check...

 

It's a snap general election! Watch Leona the Lobster's poll prediction at The Deep in Hull

IS the country set for a hung-parliament with no clear winner between the Tories and Labour or was this just a "snap" decision? Hull's very own Leona the Lobster has made her prediction for today's general election result. Staff at The Deep...

 
GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

The big day has arrived - General Election day 2015! Here are the basics things you need to know if you are voting today... * If you haven’t registered to vote (including by post or proxy - except an emergency proxy, see below), it’s too late. Check...

 
£52 million Sheffield flats scheme gathers pace

£52 million Sheffield flats scheme gathers pace

A new completion date has been set for a £52 million development of flats to house almost 900 people off Ecclesall Road - three years since the scheme was given the go-ahead. Manor Mill student village is set to be built on the derelict former Gordon...

 
The election hotspots: Who is fighting for what & where?

The election hotspots: Who is fighting for what & where?

TODAY'S the day Wiganers go to the polls for the local elections with a bumper turnout expected due to it being a general election year. The results, announced on Friday, will determine whether the borough’s council chamber will be subject to a major...

 
GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

GENERAL ELECTION 2015: 10 things you need to know if you are going to the polls today

The big day has arrived - General Election day 2015! Here are the basics things you need to know if you are voting today... * If you haven’t registered to vote (including by post or proxy - except an emergency proxy, see below), it’s too late. Check...

 
£52 million Sheffield flats scheme gathers pace

£52 million Sheffield flats scheme gathers pace

A new completion date has been set for a £52 million development of flats to house almost 900 people off Ecclesall Road - three years since the scheme was given the go-ahead. Manor Mill student village is set to be built on the derelict former Gordon...

 

Behind the scenes on making Sheffield’s elections happen

When voters across South Yorkshire mark their X on their ballot papers today they may not realise just how many months of preparation have taken place behind the scenes. Polling stations across the country open from 7am until 10pm, with some election...

 
Favourite Things: Experience is everything in manager Nick’s trade

Favourite Things: Experience is everything in manager Nick’s trade

Few people have had as much experience of Sheffield's evening economy as Nick Lyons. At 26 years old, the CV of the new manager of Swanky Franks diner on Woodseats reads like a who's who of Steel City nightlife. Nick, who lives in Totley, first...

 
Berwick seat is ‘too close to call’

Berwick seat is ‘too close to call’

As voters head to the ballot box, the battle to be Berwick's next MP is "too close to call', according to a You Gov opinion poll. Conservative candidate Anne-Marie Trevelyan and her Lib Dem counterpart Julie Pörksen are neck and neck in the race...

 
ArcelorMittal cuts 2015 view on U.S. steel, weak mining

ArcelorMittal cuts 2015 view on U.S. steel, weak mining

The company, which produces 6 to 7 percent of the world's steel, said it expected its 2015 core profit to come in between $6 billion and $7 billion. It had previously set a range of $6.5 billion to $7 billion. In the first quarter, core profit...

Reuters, 07:01 in Business
 
Election 2015: 10 reasons why you should vote

Election 2015: 10 reasons why you should vote

It is your right to vote. On Thursday, in this most critical of general elections, don't waste it. With the clock ticking down to the closing of polling stations at 10pm, here are ten reasons to make the most of the day... 1. The more, the merrier. If...

 


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