News archive from 7 June 2014

High Peak Baby Show and Beyond

High Peak Baby Show and Beyond

Children's charities are set to benefit from an event taking place in Buxton this weekend. The High Peak Baby Show and Beyond is being held at the Dome on Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Run by volunteers, the aim of the show is to bring together groups...

 
Why small businesses in Derbyshire need to #ThinkDigital this June

Why small businesses in Derbyshire need to #ThinkDigital this June

A nationwide Think Digital campaign has been launched across Johnston Press titles to encourage small companies to bolster their businesses by advertising online. The initiative aims to promote the power of digital to small and medium enterprises...

 
Stephen Jardine: Go French if you want fine dining

Stephen Jardine: Go French if you want fine dining

WHAT was your best ever meal, asks Stephen Jardine For some people it involves something fancy served on a grand occasion. For others it might not be Michelin star but rather a picnic under the stars with someone special. Either way, it’s unlikely to...

 
Gove: parents will have to guarantee children's good behaviour in school

Gove: parents will have to guarantee children's good behaviour in school

Proposals due to unveiled later this year will put pressure on parents to guarantee the good behaviour of their children. Photograph: Alex Segre / Rex Features The government is preparing plans to put pressure on parents to guarantee the good...

Guardian, 00:05 in Learning
 
We can’t ensure safe care, warn A&E staff

We can’t ensure safe care, warn A&E staff

NEW warnings about accident and emergency services have emerged after senior consultants said they were unable to continue to provide safe care for patients due to a lack of staff. Doctors at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary have told NHS Grampian of their...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Health
 
AA drives forward flotation with £1.4bn listing

AA drives forward flotation with £1.4bn listing

FLOTATION fever returned to the London market yesterday as the AA outlined plans for a listing in the second half of June that will value the motor breakdown giant at some £1.4 billion. The business, owned by Acromas Holdings, the private...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Brian Wilson: Obama’s right, the UK does work well

Brian Wilson: Obama’s right, the UK does work well

STAYING in the Union and giving Holyrood more powers is also the most popular choice for Scots, writes Brian Wilson From an outside perspective, said Barack Obama, “it seems to work pretty well”. With that simple observation, he hit the nub of the...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 
Exclusive: Inside Segway tycoon Jimi Heselden’s £11m Neverland

Exclusive: Inside Segway tycoon Jimi Heselden’s £11m Neverland

TYCOON Jimi Heselden spent a small fortune creating his very own "Neverland" at his home in a converted mill which he planned to share with the community. The entrepreneur, who died four years ago, lavished £11m on the 67-acre Flint Mill,...

 
Hunt for champion community welcome in countdown to Le Tour

Hunt for champion community welcome in countdown to Le Tour

WITH JUST four weeks to go until the Tour de France arrives in Yorkshire, the search is on to champion the communities that have transformed their neighbourhoods to welcome the Grand Depart. The Yorkshire Post, along with The Yorkshire Evening Post,...

 
Emmerdale's Fiona Wade: 'Priya gets hard time from everyone'

Emmerdale's Fiona Wade: 'Priya gets hard time from everyone'

Priya Sharma grew up certain of one thing. Whatever happened in her life, whoever let her down, she could always count on one man - her dad. Rishi (Bhasker Patel) would do anything to make his girl happy. But in this week's Emmerdale Priya makes a...

 
Celebrity MasterChef's Jodie Kidd: 'I only started cooking when I had my son'

Celebrity MasterChef's Jodie Kidd: 'I only started cooking when I had my son'

Former supermodel Jodie Kidd has swapped the catwalk for the kitchen in the new series of Celebrity MasterChef. Jodie, 35, is among the famous faces taking part in the TV cookery competition, which returns for a new run this week, again hosted by John...

 
Harry Hill: 'I'm working on new TV shows'

Harry Hill: 'I'm working on new TV shows'

Since quitting TV Burp, Harry has made a film, The Harry Hill Movie, and written I Can't Sing, a musical spoof of The X Factor. Harry, 49, lives in south London with his artist wife Magda and their three daughters, Kitty, 17, Winnie, 16, and...

 
Treasury’s Lego independence Buzzfeed list slammed

Treasury’s Lego independence Buzzfeed list slammed

THE UK Treasury have been accused of patronising Scottish voters by using Lego models to illustrate how Scots could spend a supposed £1400 windfall from remaining in the UK. Figures published by the Treasury last week claimed that every person in...

Scotsman, 00:24 in Politics
 
Barbara Murray. Actress. September 27, 1929 - May 20, 2014. Aged 84

Barbara Murray. Actress. September 27, 1929 - May 20, 2014. Aged 84

Best known for her role as Lady Pamela Wilder in the 1960s ITV drama The Plane Makers and its sequel The Power Game, Murray made the transition from stage to screen easily. From starring in the 1948 film Anna Karenina and romancing Dirk Bogarde in the...

 


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