News archive from 11 July 2014, page 13

England v India 2014: Trent Bridge is where food knows no boundaries

England v India 2014: Trent Bridge is where food knows no boundaries

FANS at Trent Bridge have not been short on choice when it comes to food and drink. It seems that at every corner you turn in the concourse behind the stands, there are beer tents and stalls selling burgers, hot dogs and chips. But there is much more...

 

Top Nottinghamshire policeman in major promotion

A TOP police officer has left the Nottinghamshire force to work in Cleveland. Simon Nickless has joined Cleveland Police as assistant chief constable, after serving as a chief superintendent. He replaces Dave Pickard, who retired in April. Mr Nickless...

 

City MP's call to get children reading

NOTTINGHAM North MP Graham Allen is encouraging primary school children in his constituency to take part in this year's Summer Reading Challenge. The challenge, organised by the Reading Agency charity and public libraries across the UK, got 810,000...

 

Gainsborough Trinity boss Steve Housham preparing squad for tough league start

Steve Housham is readying his squad for a tough treble as Gainsborough Trinity were handed a difficult opening week to their new Conference North season. While the Blues will kick-off their 2014/15 season on home soil, at the Northolme, the calibre of...

 
In the courts of Lincolnshire...

In the courts of Lincolnshire...

Jake Jones, 21, of 69 Regants Close, Collingham, Newark, case proven in absence at Lincoln Magistrates' Court for travelling on the railway without previously paying a fare. He was fined £200, ordered to pay compensation of £4.50, a victim surcharge...

 
Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

To achieve this, Olakunle Ogungbamila is preparing to take on a lineup of challenges as daunting as any of the muscular opponents on his new app, even the game's arch foe the Dark Lord of Oti. Industry analysts have long hailed the explosive growth of...

 
Social care to be outsourced in North Lincolnshire

Social care to be outsourced in North Lincolnshire

SOCIAL care will be delivered by outside providers under new Government regulations. The regulations, which are set to come into effect in the autumn, will give freedom to local authorities to commission social care services from not-for-profit...

 

VIDEO: Toddler rescued from mop bucket - mum relives ordeal

Meet gorgeous toddler Minnie Snodgrass - the beautiful blonde tot who got wedged in a mop bucket and had to be freed by firefighters. The cute 16-month-old, who was oblivious to all the fuss she was causing, sat waving her arms and jigging around in...

 
Javier Mascherano out to smash Argentina's World Cup drought

Javier Mascherano out to smash Argentina's World Cup drought

The invasion has started. "If Argentina wins this cup here in Brazil, we might as well just close the coffin," said Brazil fan Silvio Martines. "You can bury Brazil. It would be our last blow." The locals are reduced to hoping and...

 
Germany's Gunners will fire Arsenal into Premier League contention, says Mikel Arteta

Germany's Gunners will fire Arsenal into Premier League contention, says Mikel Arteta

Three of his Gunners team-mates, Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski, are in Joachim Low's squad in Brazil. And Arteta would love to see them come back into the Arsenal camp with winners medals hanging around their necks. "It must be...

 

Nottingham man tells of the moment he escaped death in Pamplona bull run

A Nottingham man has spoken for the first time of the terrifying moment when he was almost crushed to death by a stampede of bulls in a Spanish street. Tom Hadfield had travelled to Pamplona with friends to take part in the world-famous bull run -...

 

Nottingham tram: '48 tramline builders fired for boozing or drug-taking'

WORKERS building the city's new tram lines have been sacked for being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while at work. The Nottingham Post understands that around 48 people have been dismissed after failing mandatory spot-checks. Construction...

 
Plans to speed up arrival of HS2 in Sheffield

Plans to speed up arrival of HS2 in Sheffield

Sheffield could be served by high speed rail sooner than expected - with an announcement due later this year on how the link can be brought to the city and the rest of northern England more quickly. Current plans for the city to be included in the...

 
First World War installation opens at Browne’s Hospital

First World War installation opens at Browne’s Hospital

Three weeks of events in Stamford to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will start on Saturday with the opening of an installation space. Browne’s Hospital in Broad Street, Stamford, has been transformed into an intimate...

 
TRAVEL: All quiet on Lincolnshire's roads

TRAVEL: All quiet on Lincolnshire's roads

UPDATED AT 6:48am There are currently no reported disruptions on Lincolnshire's road and rail network.

 


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