News archive from 20 October 2014, page 13

Parental pay to be equal for male and female civil servants

Parental pay to be equal for male and female civil servants

All civil service employees – both male and female – will be offered equal parental pay and support from next year, Nick Clegg will announce this week. The change means that fathers will now be able to benefit from enhanced pay for shared parental...

Guardian, 06:46 in Politics
 
SIX bikes are stolen every day in Nottinghamshire

SIX bikes are stolen every day in Nottinghamshire

MORE than 2,000 bicycles have been stolen in Nottinghamshire in the past year - the equivalent of six each day. The new figures from the Office of National Statistics show the number of bicycle thefts in the county has risen by 12 per cent, with 235...

 

Suspicious caller knocking on doors and offering tree trimming in Nuthall

Nuthall: Residents have been warned that a suspicious caller has been knocking on doors and offering to trim trees. His first stop was at 3.30pm on Friday on Mornington Crescent. The resident said the caller would not take no for an answer. He then...

 

Pupils' tribute to war dead

SCHOOL children inspired by the poppy display outside the Tower of London have been creating their own tribute to soldiers of the Great War. Burton Joyce Primary School pupils, pictured, designed a poppy display which will be on show during Burton...

 

New roles for Church trio

THREE Notts vicars have been given new roles by the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. Reverend Greg Price will become priest of the Tuxford with Weston and Markham Clinton benefice. Rev Clare Tyack will become associate priest in the Diocese's...

 

Six things to do in Nottingham today

1. The Word Alive: Following tours with Killswitch Engage and A Day To Remember, the Arizona band are on their own headliner which comes to the Rescue Rooms at 7pm, and follows the release of third album, Real. £10, alt-tickets.co.uk. 2. Tour Of The...

 

Spare a thought for us sole traders

I WAS evaluating going on strike for better conditions, after learning others qualify for a percentage pay rise, or are paid more than I, some with fully paid or at least part-funded pensions, and up to six weeks' paid leave each year. Many employees...

 

Crowds are game for adventure as Robin hits target

SITTING astride his noble steed, Robin Hood rides gallantly into the crowd to save Maid Marian from the clutches of Guy of Gisborne. As the love rivals draw their weapons, an epic battle ensues for the fair maiden's hand, with the legendary outlaw...

 

Town remembers Great War dead

THE families of soldiers from Stapleford who were killed in the First World War gathered to remember their sacrifice at a service in the town. The ceremony at St Helen's Parish Church yesterday paid tribute to the 188 men whose names are on a plaque...

 

Asda event raises £440 for dog rescue charity

NOTTINGHAM charity One Paw at a Time Dog Rescue raised hundreds of pounds at an awareness day at the weekend. The event, at Asda in West Bridgford, raised £440 for the charity which rescues dogs from Romania. Among the activities at the event were...

 

400 acts at Hockley Hustle show the city has got talent

IT was three years ago when 21-year-old Ryan Thomas embarked on a career as a musician. This weekend he took his place on the stage with more than 400 acts playing more than 40 venues at the Hockley Hustle music festival. This year marked a rebirth...

 

Advice on writing your own bestseller

BUDDING authors will be able to get some top tips on getting published at the New Writers UK book fair and festival on Saturday. The free event, at County Hall in West Bridgford from 10am until 4.30pm, will feature writing workshops and talks from...

 

Maternity mental health cost fears

The cost of mental health problems among women in pregnancy and shortly after birth runs into billions, a new report has warned. Treatment for new mothers and those more than halfway through pregnancy is described as "patchy" by the study,...

 
Cliffe group has the edge in deal

Cliffe group has the edge in deal

A BUSINESS providing prescription supplies for people who have suffered stomach cancer has been bought out by a firm from Northern Ireland. Cliffe Medical Group, based at Carlton Business centre, trades as Ostomart and Respond Plus. It is a leading...

 
Equal parental leave pay for Civil Service staff

Equal parental leave pay for Civil Service staff

All Civil Service employees will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce this week. Currently, only mothers are entitled to full pay when a couple choose to share parental leave. The changes...

BBC, 06:49 in Business
 


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