News archive from 20 July 2014, page 14

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As part of Yorkshire's Tour De France celebrations, Woodkirk Academy welcomed back talented young cyclist Melissa Lowther to the school as part of an Express Yourself Day, run and led by the English department. Melissa, an ex-pupil of Woodkirk, spoke...

 
Vintage sewing at Daventry store

Vintage sewing at Daventry store

The latest in a series of vintage sewing workshops will be coming to a shop in Sheaf Street later this month. The Naughty Knickers workshop will be held at the Second of May at Serendipity in the town centre on Saturday, July 26. The workshop is aimed...

 

Food: Passion is the key ingredient for Little Eaton butcher Barry Fitch

"FOR me, this shop is all about the passion," says Barry Fitch as he chats over the counter of his Little Eaton shop. And that word - passion - is something that you can feel before you walk through the door of Barry Fitch Butchers. The...

 
Two EDL members arrested in Doncaster

Two EDL members arrested in Doncaster

Two English Defence League members have been arrested following today's march through Doncaster and Hexthorpe. The pair were arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly at Doncaster railway station. Around 150 members of the far-right protest...

 

Flight MH17: Betting shops sell out of '1717′ numbers after Malaysian Airlines tragedy

Malaysian shops selling lottery tickets and illegal gambling syndicates have reportedly sold out of the numbers '1717′ after flight MH17 was blown out of the sky. Da Ma Cai, Toto and Magnum outlets had stopped taking bets on the numbers...

Metro, 09:01 in Hot News
 
The squeeze on global arms spending is ending—but life is likely to keep getting harder for makers of military equipment

The squeeze on global arms spending is ending—but life is likely to keep getting harder for makers of...

THE star of the show was missing from the skies above the Farnborough air show, Europe’s biggest aerospace get-together, which began on July 14th. The F-35 fighter (pictured), which was to have made its first appearance outside America, is grounded...

 
Plugs face revolution as slimline, foldable Mu grows in popularity

Plugs face revolution as slimline, foldable Mu grows in popularity

Matthew Judkins (l) and Min Kyu-choi, with the Mu foldable plug. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian It was when he found a long scratch on the cover of his white MacBook that Min Kyu-choi discovered the problem. What could he do with the plug,...

Guardian, 09:03 in Business
 
Plaque and bench honours Hospital Watch founder

Plaque and bench honours Hospital Watch founder

The life and work of the late Maureen Mier was honoured with the unveiling of a plaque and bench at Skegness Hospital on Wednesday. Maureen was a former chairman and founder of Skegness Hospital Watch, which began in 2003, then known as Save our...

 
Ex cadet leader faces sex charges

Ex cadet leader faces sex charges

The former leader of an air cadets' group is expected to stand trial on charges of sex offences against a teenage girl. James Dodd, 41, of Masefield Avenue, Holmewood, Chesterfield, was the commanding officer of the 1803 (Hucknall) Air Training Corps...

 
Peak quarry firm helps allotment project to grow

Peak quarry firm helps allotment project to grow

The future is bright for a community allotment in Fairfield, thanks to the support of a local quarry operator. Fifteen workers from Cemex paid a visit to the site at Cunningdale Allotments last week to install new footpaths, fences, gates and signs,...

 

Concerns mount over India's stance on global trade pact

India is the most prevalent among a group of developing nations angry at rich countries for failing to address their concerns about a deal on trade facilitation - struck by WTO member states in Bali last year - that must be detailed by a July 31...

Reuters, 09:08 in Business
 

VIDEO: Doncaster Council House blown up

This is the moment at 8.15am this morning that the former Doncaster Council offices were demolished. The 39m, 12 storey high building on College Road came crashing to the ground thanks to an organised explosion. Residents lined the streets to witness...

 
Your stars for the week ahead

Your stars for the week ahead

Our resident astrologer, John Thompson-Campbell casts his eye over your horoscope for Monday 21st July to Sunday 27th July, to see what the stars have in store... Aries: You are going to find from this week Aries that your are beginning to switch on,...

 
Peak quarry firm helps allotment project to grow

Peak quarry firm helps allotment project to grow

The future is bright for a community allotment in Fairfield, thanks to the support of a local quarry operator. Fifteen workers from Cemex paid a visit to the site at Cunningdale Allotments last week to install new footpaths, fences, gates and signs,...

 
Ex cadet leader faces sex charges

Ex cadet leader faces sex charges

The former leader of an air cadets' group is expected to stand trial on charges of sex offences against a teenage girl. James Dodd, 41, of Masefield Avenue, Holmewood, Chesterfield, was the commanding officer of the 1803 (Hucknall) Air Training Corps...

 


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