News archive from 11 February 2014, page 15

Disabled flats rented out to druggies

Disabled flats rented out to druggies

Dear Calico ... I am writing as my attention was turned to you as I heard and saw for myself that the flats and bungalows supposed to be for the elderly and disabled are now full of people i.e. druggies, drunkards and young people, making life hard...

 
Round the twist

Round the twist

GRIN and bear it at Alton Towers and you'll have the time of your life Do you go loopy for rollercoasters? I didn’t, until I met the Smiler. Then again I didn’t really have a choice – the new main attraction at Alton Towers features the most loops in...

 
‘Fundamental flaw’ in council planning, claim

‘Fundamental flaw’ in council planning, claim

A campaign group say they have uncovered a fundamental flaw in the Kirklees' planning process which has implications for all of Mirfield and beyond. As the town becomes snowed under with requests to build on its green spaces, the Lady Heton Action...

 
TLC have got off to a great start

TLC have got off to a great start

After two or three years of dealing with a substandard "service" on the A and B route from First and Tyrer before them, it was so nice to use TLC's new service this week. I know it is early days and I don’t want to jinx it, but from what I...

 
‘Fundamental flaw’ in council planning, claim

‘Fundamental flaw’ in council planning, claim

A campaign group say they have uncovered a fundamental flaw in the Kirklees' planning process which has implications for all of Mirfield and beyond. As the town becomes snowed under with requests to build on its green spaces, the Lady Heton Action...

 

We live in a flood risk area and worry we won't get insurance against flooding next year, making our home...

We live in a flood risk part of Sussex in an old Rectory and are concerned that we may not be able to get insurance cover against flooding from next year, which may make our home impossible to sell. Is that the case? FN, By email. Rachel Rickard...

 

'We're not all hooligans!': Safe young drivers rewarded with 20% saving on premiums thanks to 'blackbox'...

Young drivers who opt to install a blackbox inside their car that records their driving habits are saving up to 20 per cent on their motor insurance, data has revealed. Blackbox technology - known technically as telematics - can save younger drivers...

 
Education City in Oakham wins industry award

Education City in Oakham wins industry award

Staff at an education firm are celebrating after scooping an industry award. Education City, based in Oakham, won the exhibition stand of the year honour at this year’s Bett Awards, held to celebrate success in the educational resources sector....

 

L'Oreal to buy 8 percent of its shares from Nestle

The transaction will be partially funded through the sale by L'Oreal to Nestle of its 50 percent stake in Swiss dermatology pharmaceuticals company Galderma - a 50-50 joint venture between L'Oreal and Nestle - for an enterprise value of 3.1 billion...

Reuters, 07:23 in Business
 
Hitting the miles for diabetes cause

Hitting the miles for diabetes cause

A MORPETH man will push his body to the limit to raise funds and awareness of the disease he needs to manage every day. The challenge that John Rowley will take on in May involves running 30 miles twice over a weekend through the New Forest in...

 

Nick Beer 10k: Rob Samuel wins for fourth year in a row

View gallery " " " " " " " " " " Llandudno 10k on Sunday View gallery   The Nick Beer 10k was won by the  same runner for the  fourth year in a row this  weekend. Rob Samuel, of Eryri  Harriers,...

Daily Post, 07:25 in Sport
 

Russia's central bank revokes licences from two Moscow banks

The central bank said on Tuesday it had withdrawn Eurotrust bank's licence because of a failure to meet obligations to its creditors and depositors, and to create sufficient reserves to cover potential losses on loans. LINK-bank also failed to create...

Reuters, 07:29 in Business
 
Analysis - Boeing struggles with 787 production bottlenecks

Analysis - Boeing struggles with 787 production bottlenecks

But some employees who work on the aircraft are calling into question Boeing Co's ability to sustain that pace. They say the two factories that assemble the 787 are struggling to cope with a ramp-up in production that started late last year, and a...

Reuters, 07:29 in Business
 
Disabled flats rented out to druggies

Disabled flats rented out to druggies

Dear Calico ... I am writing as my attention was turned to you as I heard and saw for myself that the flats and bungalows supposed to be for the elderly and disabled are now full of people i.e. druggies, drunkards and young people, making life hard...

 
Do you know the men on Charlesworth memorial?

Do you know the men on Charlesworth memorial?

Charlesworth Parish Council is working with Glossopdale historian and founder of Battleground Tours, Nigel Dunkerley, to research the histories of the men listed on the war memorial situated in the village. Councillors are now asking if anyone with...

 


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