News archive from 17 February 2016

Student scarred for life after being glassed on a night out

A 19-year-old student has been left scarred for life after a thug smashed him in the face with a pint glass - because he SHRUGGED at him. Zack Porter needed 21 stitches to his cheek after the entire right-side of his face was virtually "hanging...

 
What ever happened to the dinner table meal?

What ever happened to the dinner table meal?

St Helens families are most likely to eat in the living room rather than share a meal together at the table and could be missing out on health benefits as a consequence. A survey by charity Heart Research UK and online furniture retailer...

 

Hull RSPCA worker Carina McLean: 'I fought breast cancer for my little girl'

A YOUNG woman diagnosed with breast cancer has told how her 18-month-old daughter inspired her to beat the disease. Carina McLean was diagnosed with cancer on February 23 last year at the age of 32. Now, a year on and after only five days off work...

 
FTSE lifted by a recovery in its miners

FTSE lifted by a recovery in its miners

LONDON FTSE 100 rose on Wednesday, rallying for a fourth straight session as appetite for laggards in the mining sector continued to build. The FTSE 100 .FTSE was up 56.22 points, or 1 percent, at 5,918.39 by 0909 GMT, taking gains over the last four...

Reuters, 09:24 in Business
 
TRAFFIC: Roadworks cause build-up on main Derbyshire road

TRAFFIC: Roadworks cause build-up on main Derbyshire road

Drivers are being warned about a build-up of traffic on a main Derbyshire road this morning (February 17). The congestion is being caused by temporary traffic lights on the A619 Chesterfield Road in Staveley, at the Division Street junction. Expect...

 

IN PICTURES: Can’t wait for next week’s episode of Happy Valley? Sneak peek here

The second series of Happy Valley is shaping up to be just as compelling as the last. Last night’s episode was packed with those gripping, on the egde of your seat moments we’ve come to expect from the gritty police drama, which is set and filmed here...

 
Three pupils in same Grimsby school expelled in one day for carrying knives

Three pupils in same Grimsby school expelled in one day for carrying knives

THREE pupils were caught with knives in the same Grimsby school – on the same day. This shocking revelation came as new figures revealed how school exclusions have rocketed in North East Lincolnshire. The head of special education needs and inclusion...

 

Ferdinand reacts to Cristiano Ronaldo's claim he never spoke to Manchester United teammates

Rio Ferdinand has described Cristiano Ronaldo 's claims he did not speak to him during Manchester United's Champions League-winning season as 'unbelievable'. Ronaldo and Ferdinand were superb for United in 2007-08 as the club sealed a Premier League...

 
New hotel aims to help attract people to town

New hotel aims to help attract people to town

A new seafront hotel aiming to bring visitors and tourists back to Whitley Bay has been approved. National chain Premier Inn is looking to create 69 new jobs with a 68-bed hotel and restaurant next to the Spanish City Dome. Construction on the site,...

 
Disabled man loses compensation case after claiming hospital to blame for brain injuries

Disabled man loses compensation case after claiming hospital to blame for brain injuries

A man who was left with life-long brain injuries after his birth at South Tyneside District Hospital is to receive no compensation. Jackson Ireland, 23, suffers from a “range of physical disabilities” because he was starved of oxygen 10 minutes...

 

Work WILL start on Lincoln Eastern Bypass after 90 years of campaigning

The construction of Lincoln's Eastern Bypass will finally begin this year – ninety years after they were first drawn up. (See our gallery here showing just the last 30 years of congestion in Lincoln) It promises to divert a quarter of traffic away...

 

Latics held at Blackpool

BLACKPOOL 0, ATHLETIC 0 ATHLETIC fought hard for a draw against their relegation rivals, but will rue not quite having the quality to take a much-needed three points. Curtis Main had the best chance for John Sheridan's visitors, the substitute heading...

 
Firefighters tackle blazing car

Firefighters tackle blazing car

Firefighters tackled a blazing car in Alfreton in the early hours of this morning (February 17). Crews from the Alfreton station were called to Market Place, Riddings, shortly after midnight following reports of the fire. A service spokesman said the...

 
Community is raising the roof at Sausthorpe church

Community is raising the roof at Sausthorpe church

‘Help us to raise the roof’ is the plea from a church community in Sausthorpe, who have taken the brave step of committing to a 10-year debt of thousands of pounds to secure repairs to a historic landmark. It was back in October when villagers who...

 

Auntie does know best, eh Dave?

Agony for PM as his own aunt takes part in her second protest against kids’ centre cuts DAVID CAMERON’S aunt picketed her local council yesterday to save children’s centres from the government’s axe in the Prime Minister’s own backyard. Clare Currie...

 


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