News archive from 20 October 2014, page 11

Massive gap predicted between pension levels we want and are likely to get in Yorkshire

Massive gap predicted between pension levels we want and are likely to get in Yorkshire

NEW figures show the gulf between how people hope to live in retirement in Yorkshire and the reality. But, according to the figures from financial services firm True Potential, the typical pension pot in Yorkshire will only pay out £5,300 a year. True...

 
Teenager jailed over sex attack on 15-year-old girl

Teenager jailed over sex attack on 15-year-old girl

A TEENAGER subjected a 15-year-old girl to a terrifying sex attack after using text messages to trick her to meet him in woodland. Kirby Chadwick was handed an extended prison sentence after a judge told him he continued to pose a danger to the...

 
Watch: Man Utd have missed Carrick's calmness and experience

Watch: "Man Utd have missed Carrick's calmness and experience"

Michael Carrick's ankle injury has kept him on the sidelines so far this season. But after undergoing surgery in the summer, the 33-year-old is back in training and in line for a return to the squad for the game against West Brom on Monday. And the...

 
Pellegrini looking for City's 'important players' to make the difference against CSKA

Pellegrini looking for City's 'important players' to make the difference against CSKA

City boss Manuel Pellegrini has challenged his big players to deliver when it counts in the Champions League. The Blues are playing catch up in Group E and realistically must secure a win at CSKA Moscow in the behind-closed-doors games on Tuesday to...

 
Van Gaal tells United they must learn to 'kill' games

Van Gaal tells United they must learn to 'kill' games

Louis van Gaal has told his Manchester United players they have to learn to ‘kill’ games ahead of the trip to West Brom. United collapsed in the last 30 minutes at Leicester and were on the back foot late on during the wins over West Ham and Everton....

 
First Person: Parents must stay aware of the dangers children face online

First Person: Parents must stay aware of the dangers children face online

Lincolnshire is one of the safest counties in the country but, as in all areas, children can still be at risk of abuse. Everyone has a part to play in protecting youngsters from harm - and talking to them is often the key. I wanted to add to the front...

 
TV highlights 20/10/2014

TV highlights 20/10/2014

Big Dreams, Small Spaces 7pm, BBC2 Monty Don helps amateur gardeners to make their humble plots into something they can really dig, both with a spade and just generally. Helen and Richard live near Doncaster and long for a highly productive allotment...

Guardian, 06:17 in Showbiz
 

Major fire at Didcot power station

Officials are confident a major fire at a gas fuelled power station will not dent electricity supplies. More than 25 fire appliances raced to the Didcot B power station last night as flames ripped through a cooling tower. Such was the scale of the...

 
Family at a loss after huge fire

Family at a loss after huge fire

A Pinchbeck couple have been left reeling by a fire outside their home - the second such disaster within four years. The blaze destroyed a prefabricated bungalow in Oldham Drive owned by Jay (44) and Julia Farmer (46) who saw their home nearby go up...

 
Renowned visitor attraction to hold flu-jab sessions

Renowned visitor attraction to hold flu-jab sessions

A new initiative at The Alnwick Garden could be just what the doctor ordered, after the world-famous attraction has launched flu-jab sessions. The Duchess of Northumberland came up with the idea to support the influenza immunisation programme 2014/15....

 
Hospital benefits from new machine

Hospital benefits from new machine

A new ultrasound machine has been presented to Alnwick Infirmary thanks to a collaboration between two groups. The Alnwick Hospital League of Friends and Bright Northumbria have provided £25,000 for the machine, which will be used for local...

 

Major fire at Didcot power station

Officials are confident a major fire at a gas fuelled power station will not dent electricity supplies. More than 25 fire appliances raced to the Didcot B power station last night as flames ripped through a cooling tower. Such was the scale of the...

 
Parents urged to be vigilant after potential child-snatchers strike three times in a few hours

Parents urged to be vigilant after potential child-snatchers strike three times in a few hours

Youngsters have been targeted by potential child-snatchers THREE times in just a few hours in incidents across Manchester. Parents are now being warned to stay vigilant as police hunt four men who all approached children in broad daylight in Gorton,...

 
Town hall chiefs to discuss Trafford budget cuts of £24m

Town hall chiefs to discuss Trafford budget cuts of £24m

Controversial plans to cut £24m from Trafford council's budget will go before executive councillors tonight. Swathes of services could be affected as town hall bosses scramble to make unprecedented savings in 2015/16. Around 18 per cent of the...

 
Watch: Greater Manchester to trial 'fourth service' aimed at reducing pressure on 999 responders

Watch: Greater Manchester to trial 'fourth service' aimed at reducing pressure on 999 responders

  A ‘fourth service’ will aim to take pressure off police and paramedics in Greater Manchester. In a national first a pilot scheme will be launched in Manchester, Salford, and Wigan, at a cost of £900,000 over the next three months. The fire brigade...

 


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