News archive from 9 October 2013, page 13

TRAVEL: No major problems on the Lincolnshire transport network

TRAVEL: No major problems on the Lincolnshire transport network

Junction improvements and a new road layout on the A1434 Newark Road in Lincoln are still in progress at the Hykeham Road junction. And Whisby Road in Lincoln is closed eastbound between the Teal Park roundabout and the Station Road junction because...

 

Latest leak at Japan's Fukushima plant contaminates 6 workers

Tokyo Electric Power Co, also known as Tepco, has been battling to contain radioactive water at the plant, which suffered triple meltdowns and hydrogen explosions in March 2011. Regulators have criticised the utility for its handling of the problems....

 
Clock is ticking for controversial Muslim school

Clock is ticking for controversial Muslim school

Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for School, has written a letter to Shazia Parveen, the chairman of governors at Al-Madinah Education Trust, threatening to end funding - which would close the school - if the problems are not...

 
Wednesday morning live travel updates

Wednesday morning live travel updates

LIVE CAMERAS: Check the M1 through Derbyshire with our live traffic cameras ON THE ROADS: Click here for the Highways Agency's latest traffic incidents and updates or go to Travel England's website for mapped, up-to-the-minute updates on A roads and...

 
'You'll end up dead', sister warned tragic Sharlana

'You'll end up dead', sister warned tragic Sharlana

They just never imagined it would be quite so horrific and tragic. Sharlana's family had repeatedly begged her to end her destructive and violent relationship with Marvin Samuels. They were convinced that, if she did not, they would one day receive a...

 
Pub staff's £1,000 bonus

Pub staff's £1,000 bonus

Wetherspoon's 30,000 staff - 80 per cent of whom are on zero-hours contracts - will on average get a £1,000 bonus. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter NUMBER PLATES Mac Auto Valeting View details Print voucher £1.00 OFF ANY SINGLE PLATE WITH VOUCHER...

 
Date set for Scunthorpe hen party TV show

Date set for Scunthorpe hen party TV show

It will now be broadcast on Friday, October 11. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter NUMBER PLATES Mac Auto Valeting View details Print voucher £1.00 OFF ANY SINGLE PLATE WITH VOUCHER £3.00 OFF ANY PAIR OF PLATES WITH VOUCHER FREE FITTING ON ALL PLATES...

 
Taxi firms 50 and Belmont merge to create 'go-to' service for Hull

Taxi firms 50 and Belmont merge to create 'go-to' service for Hull

The idea of the merger came after both firms were struggling to cope with customer demand. Belmont, which has about 40 drivers on its books, and 50, which has about 30 drivers, are also looking to rebrand their services using the 50 number. HOLDERNESS...

 
'We'll fight beagle farm plan at B&K Universal in Grimston'

'We'll fight beagle farm plan at B&K Universal in Grimston'

In January last year, planning chiefs threw out an application by Yorkshire Evergreen to increase capacity at the site, which would enable it to breed up to 2,000 animals at a time for research. Now, campaigner Deborah Minns, who led efforts to block...

 
Exclusive: Humber Business Week backed by Cameron and Clegg

Exclusive: Humber Business Week backed by Cameron and Clegg

The programme aims to educate and inspire as well as showcase the best of business in the region. Writing to the Biz Week steering group, Mr Cameron said: "I am delighted to give my support to Humber Business Week and am pleased to see that this...

 
Thousands face sack in Hull City Council contracts row

Thousands face sack in Hull City Council contracts row

They include cutting overtime and allowance payments as well as seeing some staff switching to a four-day working week. The council's cabinet has now agreed to start a 45-day consultation with staff over the "termination of current...

 
Stolen: Collection box raising money for Hull Blitz victims' memorial

Stolen: Collection box raising money for Hull Blitz victims' memorial

It is not known how much was in the collection box but the theft has saddened the group's volunteers. Treasurer Chris Brigham said: "We are deeply saddened that one of our collection boxes was stolen from the shop. HOLDERNESS SATELLITES FOR...

 

Chloe used own knowledge for Carrie

Chloe Grace Moretz has said she drew on her own experiences of bullying to portray a tormented school girl in her new movie. Chloe stars as Carrie in a reimagining of Stephen King's classic horror novel of the same name, about a bullying victim with...

 
The drones protest gran who shut down an RAF base

The drones protest gran who shut down an RAF base

On Monday, the group were found guilty of criminal damage and each ordered to pay £10 compensation. The six protesters, including two priests, a blind woman, a teacher and a dad-of-three, took bolt-cutters to the perimeter fence at RAF Waddington, in...

 
'It's not a crap city- we're proud to live in Stoke-on-Trent''

'It's not a crap city- we're proud to live in Stoke-on-Trent''

But the area's community, education and business leaders have poured scorn on the claims of the book - Crap Towns Returns: Back by Unpopular Demand - and have moved quickly to defend the area. With its world renowned pottery industry, two thriving...

 


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