News archive from 11 August 2016, page 15

Gwynedd woman padlocks herself to Bangor shop in protest over EE phone service

A woman padlocked herself to the door of a mobile phone shop for several hours in a desperate attempt to get her phone working. Diane Cartwright, from Mynytho, Gwynedd, placed a chain around the door of the EE store in the Deiniol Shopping Centre at...

 
Kirklees Council worker in court for using her elderly mum's blue disabled parking badge

Kirklees Council worker in court for using her elderly mum's blue disabled parking badge

A Kirklees Council worker has been fined for using her elderly mother’s disabled parking badge. Parking cheat Shahida Bano, of Bradford Road in Fartown, was caught out using the blue badge on three occasions on Town Hall Way in Dewsbury. Bano, 42, did...

 
Knight Frank secures two tenants for industrial estate

Knight Frank secures two tenants for industrial estate

Two property deals have been completed at Huddersfield’s Ringway Industrial Estate. Property consultancy Knight Frank has advised landlords CBRE Investors on the letting of the 6,772sq ft Unit 1 to tools supplier Toolstation and of the 6,215sq ft Unit...

 
Summer drink and drug driving arrests increase by 50% on Merseyside

Summer drink and drug driving arrests increase by 50% on Merseyside

The number of drink and drug drivers arrested in Merseyside this summer rose by nearly 50% compared to last year. Merseyside Police arrested 283 motorists in June and July, compared to 192 in 2015. Of the 283 people, 164 were arrested for drink drive...

 
Are you the single LFC fan to make this Swedish woman's dream come true?

Are you the single LFC fan to make this Swedish woman's dream come true?

A Swedish woman obsessed with Liverpool FC has launched an appeal to find her dream man. Her one requirement? He must love Liverpool. Jennifer Wadstén, 26, who is from Halmstad in the west of Sweden, said she turned to Facebook group Liverpool FC...

 
Why is Wirral's taxpayer-funded patrol service providing security for commercial organisations?

Why is Wirral's taxpayer-funded patrol service providing security for commercial organisations?

Wirral Council has been accused of using taxpayers’ money to provide security for commercial organisations – through a community patrol service set up for council buildings. Moreton and Saughall Massie Cllr Chris Blakeley said he made the discovery...

 

Man to appear on court on multiple child porn charges

A man is due to appear in court later today to face multiple child pornography charges. It is alleged that Malcolm Everade, from Cranwell, near Sleaford, was found in possession of 601 indecent images of children. Across three charges, court listings...

 

Indonesian LGBT activists see hope after 'unprecedented' attack

JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The rights of Indonesia's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community may have come under "unprecedented attack" in 2016, according to Human Rights Watch, but activists said progress had seen LGBT...

 
Chelsea introduce bizarre ban just days ahead of new Premier League season

Chelsea introduce bizarre ban just days ahead of new Premier League season

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Premier League rival boss: How Man United manager Jose Mourinho influences me

Premier League rival boss: How Man United manager Jose Mourinho influences me

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Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith plans 11,000 new homes a year in North East

Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith plans 11,000 new homes a year in North East

Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith has set out plans to build more than 11,000 new homes in the North East - every year. It follows warnings that the dream of owning your own home is further away than ever in the region, as London’s housing crisis...

 
Featonby's Auctioneers which left its Whitley Bay home after almost a century is set to reopen

Featonby's Auctioneers which left its Whitley Bay home after almost a century is set to reopen

An auction firm which moved out of a town centre after almost a century of selling, is to start afresh on Thursday. Featonby’s quit its premises in Park View in Whitley Bay, where it had served generations of buyers and sellers. Owner Gill Featonby...

 

Quick to complain but unwilling to help: This attitude to fly-tipping needs to change

A few months ago green charity Hubbub dropped a plastic bottle on New Street and filmed 952 people walk past before one community spirited chap picked it up and put in the litter bin a couple of yards away. That public spirited gesture earned the guy...

 
Spate of tool thefts from vans in Amble sparks police warning

Spate of tool thefts from vans in Amble sparks police warning

0 Have your say A series of thefts from vans in Amble has prompted an alert from Northumbria Police. Over the last week, there has been a number of van break-ins in the seaside town and surrounding areas, with thieves making off with tools, value...

 

Doctors at top Indian hospital charged in kidney harvesting racket

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The chief executive, medical director and three other doctors at a prestigious Indian hospital have been charged with offences related to illegal organ transplants after a kidney trafficking racket was...

 


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