News archive from 19 February 2013

Eight arrests after armed raid at South Yorkshire house

Eight arrests after armed raid at South Yorkshire house

EIGHT men have been arrested in police swoops as the net closes around the gang behind a vicious armed raid at the Doncaster home of a wealthy businessman. But police are still seeking the help of the public to provide further leads in the inquiry....

 
Woman hit mother-in-law with broom by mistake

Woman hit mother-in-law with broom by mistake

A WOMAN cut her bed-ridden mother-in-law's head in a broom attack - when she went to hit her husband. Shama Qureshi lashed out during a row over the care of elderly, Parkinson’s disease sufferer Bilquees Begum. The 36-year-old had intended to strike...

 
Police chief ‘deeply sorry’ after causing upset over Hillsborough disaster statement

Police chief ‘deeply sorry’ after causing upset over Hillsborough disaster statement

The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police has apologised for any upset caused by his statement that Liverpool fans' behaviour made policing at the Hillsborough tragedy "harder than it needed to be'. Sir Norman Bettison said his role was never...

 
Charles Read pupils go ‘Spotty Potty’ for Children in Need

Charles Read pupils go ‘Spotty Potty’ for Children in Need

Pupils and staff at Charles Read Academy, in Corby Glen, went "Spotty Potty' on Friday in support of Children in Need. Together they raised more than £600. Principal Ali Story said: “Students and staff came up with some brilliant, fun and, at...

 
Civic reception to celebrate county’s contribution to London Olympics

Civic reception to celebrate county’s contribution to London Olympics

A SPECIAL civic reception is being planned to celebrate Warwickshire's London 2012 heroes. Warwickshire County Council is inviting Warwickshire Olympians, Paralympians, Olympic Relay torchbearers and people who made an effort to make London 2012 a...

 

US STOCKS-Wall St rebounds on House session, but off for 4th day

* Expedia leads S&P 500's gainers, stock doubles in 2012 * Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all slip 0.1 percent By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK, Dec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell for a fourth day on Thursday, but recovered most of their losses after the...

 

New status for city pharmacy

PHARMACY bosses have been awarded new status allowing them to offer healthcare advice to members of the community. Gleadless Valley Pharmacy is to become the latest of eight Healthy Living pharmacies in the city, primary care trust NHS Sheffield has...

 

Burglary and van theft could be linked

POLICE are investigating a burglary and a vehicle theft which took place in Wellesbourne on Wednesday afternoon. The burglary took place at a house in Chapel Street. The owners of the property returned to their home at around 4pm to find that the...

 

4.30PM UPDATE - MATERNITY REACTION: ‘Expectant mothers have been driven away’

Plans have been announced today to close Grantham's Midwife-Led Maternity Unit. NHS Lincolnshire has released its Shaping Health for Mid Kesteven report today in which it proposes closing the unit and transferring it elsewhere. A consultation has been...

 
‘Taak Geordie pet’ if you want plants to thrive!

‘Taak Geordie pet’ if you want plants to thrive!

PLANTS will thrive if you talk to them in a Geordie accent, a leading expert has claimed. Chris Bonnett, who has a four acre nursery in Essex and his own online garden centre GardeningExpress.co.uk, spent the summer researching which accents plants...

 
Japan likely to raise economic assessment in February - Yomiuri

Japan likely to raise economic assessment in February - Yomiuri

Last month, Japan raised its view of the economy for the first time in eight months, saying there were signs of bottoming out in some areas. (Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Edmund Klamann)

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 
Get on the oche for charity

Get on the oche for charity

DARTS lovers will be making theirs a treble at a community-spirited pub in South Tyneside. Jen English will be hosting a fundraising darts knockout competition at the Simonside Arms on Newcastle Road, South Shields, on Saturday. Jen, who has retired...

 
Rangers’ call to ditch gym for the great outdoors

Rangers’ call to ditch gym for the great outdoors

FORGET sweating it out on a treadmill - forest rangers are giving South Yorkshire the chance to shift the pounds in the great outdoors. The Forestry Commission is inviting people to give back to Mother Nature while exercising with its woodland workout...

 
Zumbathon event raises money for Lives First Responders

Zumbathon event raises money for Lives First Responders

A charity zumbathon has raised hundreds of pounds for charity. More than 85 people, including about 20 children, attended the three hour dance marathon event held at the Elsea Park Community Centre in Bourne last Friday. The event was organised by...

 
Warning over shocking effects of party drug - Bubble

Warning over shocking effects of party drug - Bubble

"OUT of control", "violent" "prone to biting" - does this sound like a good night out to you? But these are just some of the shocking side-effects faced by people high on party drug Bubble. Mephedrone is rapidly replacing...

 


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