News archive from 13 April 2013

Nicole’s charity horse show is a huge success

Nicole’s charity horse show is a huge success

A teenager diagnosed with cancer just weeks before a charity horse show raised more than £1,700 - and even took part in the event. Nicole Pearce, 13, from Deeping St James, was the star guest at the show at Sissons Farm in Peakirk on Sunday. The...

 
Richard Clark

Richard Clark

Richard "Dick" Clark, who has died at the age of 68, was a former head of news of the Yorkshire Post and latterly its equestrian editor. His newspaper career spanned five decades, starting straight from Percy Jackson Grammar School in...

 
Fr Justin Caldwell

Fr Justin Caldwell

FATHER Justin Caldwell OSB, Benedictine monk of Ampleforth Abbey and former headmaster of the school at Gilling Castle, died in his sleep on Good Friday. He was 83. With his natural shyness but warm smile, Fr Justin will be remembered for his...

 
Interview: Ian Pattinson, author of Unhappy Go Lucky

Interview: Ian Pattinson, author of Unhappy Go Lucky

IAN Pattison's latest novel uses a character with plenty of black humour to get at deeper truths. ‘There’s something about a death, even if it is only your own mother, that has you reaching into the past.” That’s Ian Pattison, the Glasgow writer who...

 
John Binks

John Binks

THE last mayor of Morley Borough Council before the borough was abolished, John - better known as Jack - Samuel Binks won a seat on the council some years earlier, having been an active Young Conservative since his school days. He was elected an...

 
Book review: Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

Book review: Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

In March 2008, Julian Barnes published a book called Nothing To Be Frightened Of, a meditative memoir circling around his own fear of death, his own death. "I've never seen anyone die, and may never do so, unless and until I see myself die,"...

 
Sheila Saunders

Sheila Saunders

TRIBUTES have been paid to Sheila Saunders, former chief executive of both Leeds Jewish Welfare Board and Leeds Jewish Housing Association, who has died from complications due to asthma at the age of 67. During her tenure from 1983-2010, Ms Saunders...

 
Book review: Lost, Stolen Or Shredded by Rick Gekoski

Book review: Lost, Stolen Or Shredded by Rick Gekoski

RICK Gekoski - critic, rare book dealer, literary sleuth and chairman of the 2011 Man Booker International Prize - opens this beguiling and intriguing series of essays on the fragility of our culture with an inspired image. Lost, Stolen Or Shredded:...

 
Stephen Allatt

Stephen Allatt

BRADFORD plumber Stephen Allatt, who brought much of the city's old housing stock up to date between the 1940s and 1960s, has died at the age of 100. He was born on June 1, 1912, in Leeds Road, Bradford, to Arthur and Mary Allatt. He was the youngest...

 
Simon Cowell banks on Britain's Got Talent in face-off with The Voice

Simon Cowell banks on Britain's Got Talent in face-off with The Voice

Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent 2013. Cowell needs both BGT and The X Factor on top form as he negotiates a new deal with ITV. Photograph: Ken Mckay/PA Simon Cowell is not a man accustomed to coming second. But after The X...

Guardian, 00:05 in Showbiz
 

Book review: The Woman Who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home

A couple of years ago, after a distinguished career in journalism, Mark Douglas-Home changed tack and wrote The Sea Detective, an accomplished crime novel, with an unusual investigator, young Cal McGill, an oceanographer. The Woman Who Walked into the...

 
Book review: Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories by Ron Rash

Book review: Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories by Ron Rash

RON Rash's new short story collection is his best book since his 2008 novel Serena, a tale of newlyweds in Depression-era North Carolina that has been turned into a Hollywood film to be released later this year. Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories By Ron...

 
Stueart Campbell: Say goodbye to Loch Ness mystery

Stueart Campbell: Say goodbye to Loch Ness mystery

TOMORROW is the 80th anniversary of the first sighting of the Loch Ness Monster. Steuart Campbell debunks the myth with a scientific explanation Eighty years ago tomorrow, the afternoon was sunny, cool and calm around Loch Ness when Aldie Mackay and...

 
LYLE PANS CRITICS

LYLE PANS CRITICS

Sandy Lyle celebrated the 25th anniversary of his Masters victory by making his first cut at Augusta since 2009 - thanks to a putter he admits resembles a frying pan. Lyle added a 72 to his opening 73 to comfortably qualify for the final two rounds on...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
MARTIN JOL: WE SHOULD HAVE GAMBLED ON CHRISTIAN BENTEKE

MARTIN JOL: WE SHOULD HAVE GAMBLED ON CHRISTIAN BENTEKE

FULHAM boss Martin Jol says the club should have broken the bank to sign Christian Benteke in the summer. But goal-machine Benteke will be lining up against the Cottagers for Aston Villa instead. The 19-goal Belgium star was being tracked by Jol all...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 


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