News archive from 11 July 2014, page 19

Shelton Lock winner of Derby Telegraph iPad Mini competition

Shelton Lock winner of Derby Telegraph iPad Mini competition

Alan Winter is pleased as punch with his new iPad Mini that he won in a Derby Telegraph competition. Alan, who lives in Shelton Lock with wife Catherine, said: "It's great. My son has just had twins so he can send pictures of them to me on it...

 

Prehistoric find at site of controversial Derbyshire housing scheme

A PREHISTORIC earthwork, thousands of years old, has been uncovered by archaeologists checking what lay under the site of a controversial housing development. Residents against developer Peveril Homes' building of 77 homes under the site in Etwall...

 
Ban from roads anybody who texts or tweets while driving - agree?

Ban from roads anybody who texts or tweets while driving - agree?

I REFER to your Jonathan Crouch review of the new car which appeared in the Motors supplement and, in particular, to a comment in the summary, where you say "one clever enough to enable you to e-mail, tweet and text on the move", "New...

 

MP Andrew Bridgen backs new plan to reduce cancer deaths

Andrew Bridgen, the MP for North West Leicestershire, joined Cancer Research UK scientists in Westminster to find out more about the charity's new plan to help save more lives in the East Midlands. Mr Bridgen was there to find out the part he could...

 
Japan economics minister warns of premature QE exit, sees room for more easing

Japan economics minister warns of premature QE exit, sees room for more easing

Amari also said that while Japan appears to be emerging from years of persistent price declines, it was too early to formally declare a sustained end to deflation with the economic recovery still vulnerable to external shocks. "The BOJ has...

Reuters, 07:37 in Business
 
Northampton Cathedral secures £35,000 for repairs

Northampton Cathedral secures £35,000 for repairs

Northampton is set to get a share of £5 million allocated for repairs to cathedrals across the East Midlands. Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announced yesterday (Thursday) that, Derby, Leicester, Lincoln and Northampton cathedrals are among those from...

 
Man and woman attack victim outside takeaway in St Leonards Road, Northampton

Man and woman attack victim outside takeaway in St Leonards Road, Northampton

Police are searching for two people who attacked a man outside a takeaway restaurant in Northampton. The incident happened on Saturday, July 5, shortly before midnight, outside a takeaway restaurant, near to the junction with London Road. A group of...

 
Police release CCTV following two robberies at a cheque centre in Northamptonshire

Police release CCTV following two robberies at a cheque centre in Northamptonshire

POLICE are re-appealing for information following two robberies at the Cheque Centre in Foundry Walk, Daventry. Both robberies happened at about 8.30am, when the manager arrived at work and opened up the shop. The first incident happened on Tuesday,...

 
Nine South Yorkshire police officers disciplined over sexual misconduct

Nine South Yorkshire police officers disciplined over sexual misconduct

Nine South Yorkshire police officers have been disciplined following allegations of sexual misconduct made by colleagues. Allegations were made between 2010 and March this year, according to details released under the Freedom of Information Act. In...

 

Arsenal "in advanced transfer talks to sign Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo'

Arsenal are in advanced talks with Atletico Madrid over a deal to sign versatile defender Javier Manquillo. The 20-year-old, who was on the cusp of signing for Marseille last week, has now cancelled the transfer with the Gunners interested in a move....

Metro, 07:41 in Sport
 
Hull KR: Mick Weyman eyes Headingley win after 12-year wait

Hull KR: Mick Weyman eyes Headingley win after 12-year wait

TWELVE years ago, Hull KR prop Mick Weyman was captain of an Australia Schoolboys squad which took to the Headingley pitch in the second Test against England. The Aussies had never lost to the English before that series so it was with great...

 
Hull City bid to sign Michael Dawson from Tottenham Hotspur and Dundee United's Andy Robertson hit delays

Hull City bid to sign Michael Dawson from Tottenham Hotspur and Dundee United's Andy Robertson hit delays

ATTEMPTS by Hull City to sign Michael Dawson from Tottenham and Dundee United's Andy Robertson ahead of the new season has reached a frustrating impasse. Having acted quickly to recruit Jake Livermore, Robert Snodgrass and Tom Ince this summer,...

 
Call for Scunthorpe pub to be namded after Sir John Mason

Call for Scunthorpe pub to be namded after Sir John Mason

Friends of the late Sir John Mason, who died at the age of 73, are hoping a local pub will be renamed in his honour. The favourite choice for the new moniker The Mason Arms is Scunthorpe's Honest Lawyer, which celebrates 25 years in business later...

 
Scunthorpe court puts curfew on attempted burglar

Scunthorpe court puts curfew on attempted burglar

The following offender was dealt with at the Court Centre in Laneham Street, Scunthorpe, with North Lincolnshire magistrates hearing the matter and passing sentence: LEE ROSSER, 26, of Elizabeth Street, Scunthorpe, pleaded guilty to attempted...

 
Armando Iannucci: British Politics Is Bland

Armando Iannucci: British Politics Is Bland

Veep creator Armando Iannucci has said he doesn't plan to write about "bland" British politics again. The British comedy writer was speaking at the launch of season three of his hit show about the US Vice President. The Sky Atlantic...

 


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