News archive from 18 June 2016, page 16

Seething Partick Thistle demand the SPFL rip-up fixture list after Rangers and Celtic fixture blow

Seething Partick Thistle demand the SPFL rip-up fixture list after Rangers and Celtic fixture blow

SEETHING Partick Thistle last night demanded the SPFL pay-up or RIP-UP their new fixture list. The Jags and Motherwell slaughtered Hampden chiefs after the publication of the games for 2016-17. As Celtic and Rangers fans pencilled in September 10 and...

 
I hope Wales knock Russia out as all they've brought to Euro 2016 is hooligans and bad football, says Gordon Strachan

I hope Wales knock Russia out as all they've brought to Euro 2016 is hooligans and bad football, says...

THAT’S it. For me, this tournament is over. Like the rest of the country I’ll continue to watch it on TV but my trip to Lille on Wednesday to watch Slovakia beat Russia was my last visit to France this summer. I’ve had my fill of looking in on someone...

 
Take a look inside new Beeston tea room

Take a look inside new Beeston tea room

Keeping a small part of old-fashioned Britain alive is the aim of tea room owner, Emma Smith. Her vintage 1940s themed cafe, Time for Tea, has moved to a larger space in Beeston, in Wollaton Road, to meet customer demand. Open for less than a year,...

 
Driver locked up for driving car 'like a weapon' at pal

Driver locked up for driving car 'like a weapon' at pal

A driver has been jailed after he deliberately used his car like a weapon and ploughed into his mate on a bicycle. Luke Tams, 22, was sentenced to eight months in prison for assault causing actual bodily harm and six months concurrently for dangerous...

 
People in Power: 'A dark cloud over Westminister'

People in Power: 'A dark cloud over Westminister'

Political Correspondent Jennifer Scott brings you her weekly round-up of local politicians and their work in Westminster - and this week has been marred by brutal events. In a week that should have been filled with heated debate and banter, a dark...

 
Horrified mum saw photos of son Thomas Mair on news and thought he was trying to help Jo Cox

Horrified mum saw photos of son Thomas Mair on news and thought he was trying to help Jo Cox

THE devastated mum of MP murder suspect Thomas Mair saw him being arrested on TV and sobbed: “My God, that’s my son.” As Mary Goodall saw police surround him after the slaying of Jo Cox , she collapsed in shock adding: “It IS him…that’s Tom’s bag and...

 
Businessman walks free from court despite £750,000 mortgage fraud

Businessman walks free from court despite £750,000 mortgage fraud

A businessman who carried out a £750,000 mortgage fraud has walked free from court. Paul Casey obtained a series of mortgages under false pretences in a buy to let scam. A court heard he lied about his earnings in order to secure the loans, claiming...

 
On this day 20 years ago: When France and Bulgaria turned St James' Park into their playground

On this day 20 years ago: When France and Bulgaria turned St James' Park into their playground

It's two decades since England and Tyneside were gripped by football fever. Even if you weren’t a football fan, you couldn’t escape the Euro 96 football championships that raised the nation’s hopes. World stars of the game arrived in Newcastle as the...

 

Squash: Star pair make mark on international stage

TWO stars of Appleby Frodingham squash club are celebrating success at international level. Lee Scott has become English national champion at over-45 level, while Bert Cotter was part of the Irish team that finished runners-up to England in a home...

 

Formula One: What time does the European Grand Prix start and what channel is it on?

LEWIS Hamilton could climb up to first in the World Championship standings this weekend as the Formula One roadshow heads to Azerbaijan for the European Grand Prix. The defending champion has been in superb form in the latest rounds of action,...

 
Danger driver facing jail after knocking a PCSO off his bike

Danger driver facing jail after knocking a PCSO off his bike

A wanted man reversed his car into a bobby on a bicycle before driving off. Hartlepool PCSO Darryl Asprey suffered a leg injury as he was knocked from his bike, Teesside Crown Court heard. John Gray denied he was the driver and claimed his car had...

 
Pilot scheme to help Hartlepool elderly suffering in silence

Pilot scheme to help Hartlepool elderly suffering in silence

0 Have your say A pilot project will see the creation of a new befriending network in Hartlepool to help tackle loneliness. The scheme will match older people with volunteers according to their interests and aims to reach people suffering in silence....

 
Dancers to travel from around the world for annual festival in Billingham

Dancers to travel from around the world for annual festival in Billingham

0 Have your say Dancers are set to travel from around the world to take part in an annual Billingham festival this summer. The Billingham International Folklore Festival of World Dance is taking place between August 13 and 20. Venues for the festival...

 
‘World’s best wine’ is a £4.37 bottle from Asda

‘World’s best wine’ is a £4.37 bottle from Asda

0 Have your say For anyone who has wanted to drink the best wine in the world but has been worried about the cost, there is good news. Wine experts at the Decanter World Wine Awards have decided it comes from... Asda. And, even better, it’s just £4.37...

 
Seven in ten want action to make school run safer

Seven in ten want action to make school run safer

0 Have your say Two thirds of people believe that pedestrian routes to school need to be made safer. Nearly three quarters of people also believe that more children would walk or cycle to school if the routes were less dangerous. And nearly 40 per...

 


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