News archive from 14 April 2014, page 11

Marathon Runner Missing After Finishing 20th

Marathon Runner Missing After Finishing 20th

A female athlete from Sierra Leone has disappeared after finishing 20th in the London Marathon. Mami Konneh Lahun did not return to her accommodation in Greenwich, where she had been staying since April 7, after Sunday's race.   The 24-year-old is due...

 
Groups can apply for grant funding

Groups can apply for grant funding

The crime commissioner has appealed to groups to apply for funding. Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Charles is reminding groups which work to make Derbyshire’s communities safer that the deadline for funding is at the end of the month. Groups,...

 
Poppy planting plan to mark war centenary

Poppy planting plan to mark war centenary

A Fylde In Bloom team is throwing its support behind a national scheme to plant poppies across the country to mark the centenary of the First World War. Freckleton In Bloom is calling on residents to back the Here We Grow appeal by planting seeds this...

 
Support for Sheffiedl United is fan-tastic

Support for Sheffiedl United is fan-tastic

Dedicated Sheffield United fans were full of pride for their team after their valiant clash with Hull City at Wembley. Supporters roared and jumped for joy as the Blades scored three goals in the FA Cup semi final - against a side two divisions above...

 
Free city centre parking bid call

Free city centre parking bid call

Businesses should help towards the funding of free city centre parking in Sheffield, councillors have claimed. Plans are under way to create a second business improvement district in the city – allowing firms in the area to vote on any additional...

 

Peugeot sets profit goal for recovering auto division

(Reporting by Laurence Frost; Editing by Andrew Callus)

Reuters, 07:11 in Business
 
Barbara Bingham was Clitheroe Girls’ Grammar School

Barbara Bingham was Clitheroe Girls’ Grammar School

Following the excellent tribute to Miss Barbara Bingham, I would like to add a few words of my own. Barbara and I enjoyed almost 20 years of happy co-operation at the two Clitheroe Grammar Schools, which proved valuable to us both. In the early years...

 
Groups can apply for grant funding

Groups can apply for grant funding

The crime commissioner has appealed to groups to apply for funding. Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Charles is reminding groups which work to make Derbyshire’s communities safer that the deadline for funding is at the end of the month. Groups,...

 
Council gives thumbs up to new local plan

Council gives thumbs up to new local plan

Councillors voted in favour of publishing a revised version of the controversial High Peak Local Plan at a highly charged meeting in Buxton. As previously reported, the authority voted against publishing a previous version of the long-awaited document...

 
Trefoil team sew up 150m of bunting!

Trefoil team sew up 150m of bunting!

Last September the ladies of Todmorden Trefoil Guild agreed to join many others in the Valley in accepting the challenge to create the longest stretch of bunting in existence. This will create a new Guinness World Record, that of creating the longest...

 
Dance glory for Archie

Dance glory for Archie

A nine-year-old Jacksdale schoolboy, one of the Awsworth-based Team Revolution School of Dancing's newest recruits, has achieved a stunning success in what was only his fifth competition. Archie Dobbin (pictured), a pupil at Jacksdale Primary, was...

 
Councillor ‘feared for her safety’ as police are called to parish meeting

Councillor ‘feared for her safety’ as police are called to parish meeting

A council chairman says she "feared for her safety' after the police were called when a parish meeting descended into chaos. Coun Celia Brooks of Edwinstowe Parish Council called a halt to Thursday’s monthly council meeting in the village hall...

 
The Guess List; Dirty Weekenders in France; Amazing Greys – TV review

The Guess List; Dirty Weekenders in France; Amazing Greys – TV review

Rob Brydon hosts The Guess List. Photograph: Brian Ritchie/BBC Say what you like about Rob Brydon – and I certainly plan to – but he hosts a brain-ruining celebrity quiz show with aplomb. Those hours spent remaining cheerful while dining opposite...

Guardian, 07:15 in Showbiz
 
TV highlights 14/04/14

TV highlights 14/04/14

The Wonder of Bees with Martha Kearney. Photograph: BBC/ITN Productions/Rosie Collin The Wonder Of Bees With Martha Kearney8pm, BBC4 Martha Kearney loves bees so much that when she's not World at Wunning she gets a buzz from tending hives in her...

Guardian, 07:15 in Showbiz
 
Notts: Love Food, Hate Waste challenge venues revealed

Notts: Love Food, Hate Waste challenge venues revealed

Nottinghamshire County Council and Veolia Environmental Services (Nottinghamshire County Council's Waste Contractors) are proud to announce the dates for 3 exciting upcoming Love Food Hate Waste "Feed 1,000' Challenges! The challenges are being...

 


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