News archive from 9 June 2017

Buxton Museum & Art Gallery welcomes visitors back after major refurbishment

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is back open for business after a nine-month, £1.5m makeover. The doors reopened on Tuesday to welcome the first visitors, although work continues behind the scenes ahead of an official opening later this year.

 

Counting gets under way in South Ribble

Counting in the South Ribble constituency has now begun. The count is taking place at South Ribble Tennis and Fitness Centre, Cuerden Way, Bamber Bridge. Voters went to the polling stations between 7am and 10pm today. The result is expected at about...

 

General Election Live in Lancashire 2017

Live news & reaction as Lancashire and the UK goes to the polls. Follow all the live results from Lancashire and surrounding areas here through the night.

 

UK general election in 2017: How many seats do Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn need to win?

The votes are being cast and the campaign is coming to a close, the battle for Number 10 is nearly over. Given the fluctuation in the polls since Theresa May called the snap election just 50 days ago, we could be looking at a closer finish for the...

 

What is an exit poll? Shock result is good news for Corbyn fans

The exit poll suggests the Conservatives will be the largest party with 314 seats, a loss of 17 seats, with Labour on 266, a gain of 34. It also put the SNP on 34, the Lib Dems on 14, Plaid Cymru on three and the Greens on one. But what is an exit...

 

Election night in Boston and Skegness kicks off

Election night is underway, the boxes of votes have arrived and are being verified and at least one candidate has already turned up. UKIP leader Paul Nuttall, it has been confirmed, will not be arriving until shortly before the results are due to be...

 
Swindon North Election Result: Conservative hold

Swindon North Election Result: Conservative hold

The Conservatives have held Swindon North with Justin Tomlinson taking 53.6% of the vote (29,431) which is a swing of +3.3% from 2015. Labour came second, followed by the Lib Dems, UKIP and the Green Party. Results are slowly coming in across the...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 
Newcastle East Election Result: Labour hold

Newcastle East Election Result: Labour hold

Labour have held Newcastle East with Nick Brown taking 67.6% of the vote (28,127) which is a swing of +18.1 from 2015. The Conservatives came second, followed by Lib Dems, UKIP and the Green Party. Results are slowly coming in across the country as we...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 
Last night’s TV reviewed: Paula has the makings of an OK thriller

Last night’s TV reviewed: Paula has the makings of an OK thriller

“It’s meant to be funny but there are no jokes,” growled the producer. “I said you could have three scenes in the street, so you’ve written four on a boat. “More to the point, everyone’s either giving 20-minute speeches or one-word answers. What...

 

Sunderland loses out to Newcastle in race to declare first general election result

Newcastle tonight beat its arch-rival Sunderland to be the first constituency in the country to declare a general election result. For 25 years over the last six general elections, Sunderland has beaten all-comers by running a slick operation, having...

 

Top award for ‘rocket man’

An inspiration teacher who helped get youngsters into the record books has been honoured for his efforts. Joseph Whitaker School’s very own ‘rocket man’ Phil Worsley has been awarded the David Clark Prize for ‘STEM Educator of the Year’, for his...

 

Who won the Calder Valley seat?

A total of six candidates contested the seat to become the next MP for Calder Valley. Janet Battye stood for the Liberal Democrats; Josh Fenton-Glynn was the Labour candidate; Robert Holden was independent; Paul Rogan stood for UKIP; Kieran Turner was...

 

Who won the Dewsbury MP seat?

A total of four candidates contested the seat to become the next MP for Colne Valley. The candidates are Simon Cope (Green), Ednan Hussain (Lib Dems), Beth Prescott (Conservative) and Paula Sherriff (Labour). Voters went to the polls from 7am on...

 

Who won the Colne Valley MP seat?

A total of five candidates contested the seat to become the next MP for Colne Valley. The candidates are Cahal Burke (Lib Dem), Sonia King (Green), Jason McCartney (Conservative), Patricia Sadio (Independent) and Thelma Walker (Labour). Voters went to...

 

Who won the Huddersfield MP seat?

A total of six candidates contested the seat to become the next MP for Huddersfield. The candidates are Zulfiqar Ali (Lib Dem), Scott Benton (Conservative), Bikatshi Katenga (Yorkshire Party), Barry Sheerman (Labour), Maureen Thokkudubiyyaou (Indp),...

 


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