News archive from 20 October 2014, page 16

Countryside supporters urged to join Chesterton Windmill campaign

Countryside supporters urged to join Chesterton Windmill campaign

Hundreds of countryside supporters are being urged to back a campaign to save the setting of Chesterton Windmill. The Campaign for the Protection of Rural England this week contacted its 1,000 Warwickshire members, highlighting the threat to the...

 
Motivational coach to launch new book in Leamington

Motivational coach to launch new book in Leamington

Motivational business coach Bernie De Souza is set to launch his new book Stop Selling and Get Clients at Waterstones in Leamington on Thursday. The Leamington-based motivational sports and business coach, who has written several business books and...

 
Information Age: the Science Museum's ambitious new gallery

Information Age: the Science Museum's ambitious new gallery

Two hundred years of technology have transformed how we talk to each other, share our lives and learn about the world. On Saturday 25 October, the Science Museum in London opens Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World, a new permanent...

 
Scunthorpe man with dreadful record of violence & burglary jailed after street attack

Scunthorpe man with dreadful record of violence & burglary jailed after street attack

A SCUNTHORPE man was told to seek help in the voluntary sector after being handed an 18-month prison sentence. Mark Boustead, of Frodingham Road, who has been in custody since January, will soon be released on licence after admitting burglary and...

 
Trading sweat for success

Trading sweat for success

This week our column features a superb Ardath Tobacco Co Ltd photocard from 1936, which shows the mighty Brierfield Football Club team of the 30s. The card was presented to me recently by my good friend Lee Graves, of the online company...

 
Help needed at Colne Cricket Club

Help needed at Colne Cricket Club

We were very interested to hear the views of Eric Greenwood in the Colne Times on September 19th following our airing on Sky Sports and would to second his comments and would like to thank him for his kind words. Receiving positive feedback brings...

 

Dutch investment business SHV offers 2.69 billion euros for Nutreco

The offer for Nutreco shares is expected to commence in the final quarter of 2014 and Nutreco's boards recommended shareholders to accept it, the companies said in a statement. "It is important for SHV that it ultimately acquires the entire...

Reuters, 07:11 in Business
 

Live: Birmingham and West Midlands news for October 20th

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 

Elderly couple both left with broken hips after falling on way to bingo night in Hanley

AN elderly couple on their way to play bingo ended up in hospital with broken hips - after falling over on footpaths given a multi-million pound makeover. Lindon and Cath Henry are still in hospital after needing surgery following their falls. It...

 
Stoke City 2, Swansea City 1: 'Cheat' jibe and 'soft' penalty spark angry reaction from Mark Hughes

Stoke City 2, Swansea City 1: 'Cheat' jibe and 'soft' penalty spark angry reaction from Mark Hughes

STOKE City boss Mark Hughes fears both Victor Moses and skipper Ryan Shawcross are marked men in the wake of his side's victory over Swansea last night. Hughes was furious after Moses was targeted by Swansea manager Garry Monk and accused of cheating...

 
Skipper Hartley says Saints have to ‘step it up’ in Europe

Skipper Hartley says Saints have to ‘step it up’ in Europe

Dylan Hartley has urged Saints to "step it up' as they bid to put Saturday's Champions Cup disappointment behind them. Jim Mallinder’s men suffered a 20-11 defeat to Racing Metro in the Pool 5 curtain-raiser in Colombes. The Top 14 side snatched...

 
Nepal ends blizzard mountain search

Nepal ends blizzard mountain search

Nepal is wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains, saying all the hikers believed to be stranded on a trekking route by a series of blizzards and avalanches that left dozens of others dead have been rescued and are safe. The last...

 
Hitler’s Hidden Drug Habit; Downton Abbey review – high Hitler, and hang Bates

Hitler’s Hidden Drug Habit; Downton Abbey review – high Hitler, and hang Bates

‘Hitler has only got one ball. / The other is in the Albert Hall.” Not true, I’m afraid. It’s on the kitchen wall? And Göring’s are very small? No, the first line, re: Adolf’s monorchism – a lie, according to a 1945 dossier compiled by the US military...

Guardian, 07:15 in Showbiz
 
Conner Robinson needed back at Lincoln City - boss Gary Simpson

Conner Robinson needed back at Lincoln City - boss Gary Simpson

Lincoln City boss Gary Simpson is looking to Conner Robinson to add firepower to his match-day squad. Robinson has been on loan at Boston United for the past month, where he has scored twice in the three games he has played in the Conference North....

 
TRAVEL: A15 in Silk Willoughby and A16 Grimsby Road both closed

TRAVEL: A15 in Silk Willoughby and A16 Grimsby Road both closed

Following a fire in Sleaford last night and a car accident in Louth the A16 and A15 are both closed. A15 Lincolnshire - A15 in Silk Willoughby closed near the Willoughby Road junction, because of recovery work, debris on the road after a large straw...

 


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