News archive from 17 July 2012

Road closed near Ambergate as bridge is dismantled

Road closed near Ambergate as bridge is dismantled

The road will be shut to all vehicles and pedestrians between Bullbridge Hill and New Road from midnight on Friday 20 July and is expected to reopen on Sunday morning. During the road closure, traffic will be diverted via the A38 to the Little Eaton...

 

Travellers camp on Burnley sports field

By Chris Adams TRAVELLERS have set up a camp at a Burnley sports venue. At least 10 caravans appeared over the weekend at the council-owned Prairie Playing Fields, on the corner of Windermere Avenue and Colne Road in Reedley. Police say they are...

 
Bacup lorry driver unaware of OAP under truck

Bacup lorry driver unaware of OAP under truck

By Dan Clough, Reporter A LORRY driver who hit a pensioner while in stop-start traffic was unaware of the collision until people started banging on the side of his truck. The 46-year-old Bacup man was driving a lorry for J and J Ormerod Plc, in...

 

G4S 'cannot get guards to turn up'

More than 20,000 G4S guards have been accredited to provide security for the Olympics but the firm is unable to get them to turn up at venues, Theresa May has said. The under-fire firm, which has seen more than £400 million wiped off its market value...

Daily Post, 22:03 in Sport
 

Travellers camp on Burnley sports field

By Chris Adams TRAVELLERS have set up a camp at a Burnley sports venue. At least 10 caravans appeared over the weekend at the council-owned Prairie Playing Fields, on the corner of Windermere Avenue and Colne Road in Reedley. Police say they are...

 

Travellers camp on Burnley sports field

By Chris Adams TRAVELLERS have set up a camp at a Burnley sports venue. At least 10 caravans appeared over the weekend at the council-owned Prairie Playing Fields, on the corner of Windermere Avenue and Colne Road in Reedley. Police say they are...

 

UNESCO criticised for Equatorial Guinea-sponsored prize

The United Nations' cultural and science body was due to hand out the prize on Tuesday, defying campaigners' calls not to do so because of corruption allegations against President Teodoro Obiang and members of his family. "It is shameful and...

 
Warrington singer David Hunter through to next round of ITV show Superstar

Warrington singer David Hunter through to next round of ITV show Superstar

Exclusive By Hayley Smith WARRINGTON singer David Hunter is through to the next round of ITV's Superstar show. The 27-year-old is vying to be the last man standing when the public decides who will play Jesus in an arena tour of Jesus Christ...

 

Yahoo appoints Marissa Mayer as third CEO in one year

Technology firm Yahoo has announced that it has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its CEO. Ms Mayer will become the firm's third chief executive in the space of a year. In a statement released by Yahoo, Ms Mayer said she was "honoured...

BBC, 22:17 in Business
 

Survivor of brutal stabbing killed in car crash

TRIBUTES have been paid to a motorist who died when a Porsche he was driving crashed into a tree in North Yorkshire - more than a decade after he survived a brutal knife attack. The victim, who was named locally yesterday as Ashley Murray, 27, was...

 

Three children found dead in car after father’s fatal plunge

TRIBUTES were paid yesterday to three children found dead along with their father at a beauty spot in Shropshire. Sam Fuller, 12, and his sisters Becka, eight, and Charlotte, seven, were described as “absolutely delightful children” by teachers. Last...

 
Your child's snoring could harm their IQ: Obstructive sleep apnoea can hinder development

Your child's snoring could harm their IQ: Obstructive sleep apnoea can hinder development

Carly Redwood was watching TV when she heard a rumbling noise from upstairs. "It was drowning out the TV,' says Carly, a 36-year-old PA, who lives with her husband Dan, 36, a retail manager, in Farnham, Surrey."When I listened harder I...

Daily Mail, 22:19 in Health
 

Uma Thurman welcomes baby girl

Uma Thurman has given birth to a baby girl. The Pulp Fiction star - who has two children with ex-husband Ethan Hawke - has welcomed a daughter with financier boyfriend Arpad Busson. Uma's representative confirmed the birth, but did not release further...

 

Poll shows Tory 'competence' slump

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Olympic Torch Live Breaking News Email Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Local Sport National Sport Lifestyle Features Showbiz The Guide...

 

Poll shows Tory 'competence' slump

Public opinion on the Conservatives has slumped dramatically since the Budget in March, according to a poll released today. For the first time since the creation of the coalition Government in 2010, Labour has overhauled the Tories as the party rated...

 


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