News archive from 20 October 2014, page 18

Nottingham food bank sees people struggling in affluent parts of the city

FOOD parcels are being handed out in more affluent parts of the city after a Nottingham food bank says it discovered many families were struggling to stay afloat. Clifton NG11 food bank has expanded to help people in other parts of the postcode area,...

 

Electrolux third quarter core profit tops forecast

Electrolux said adjusted operating earnings rose to 1.39 billion Swedish crowns (119.89 million pounds) from a year-ago 1.08 billion to come in above a mean forecast of 1.33 billion in a Reuters poll of analysts. (Reporting by Niklas Pollard and...

Reuters, 07:22 in Business
 

Who has been appearing at Nottingham's courts - week beginning Monday October 20, 2014

Bulwell: Dannaree Thompson, 31, of Latham Street, Bulwell, denied assaulting two people in Bilborough on August 20. She has been bailed to attend Nottingham Magistrates' Court on January 16 at 10am. West Bridgford: Andrew McCorkell, 33, of Richmond...

 
Families urged to find Peak science answers

Families urged to find Peak science answers

Discover what makes the Peak District National Park a special place at two fun science events this autumn. Science in the Park will give young people the chance to find answers by following clues and talking to scientists who have studied the area in...

 

Japan needs to send officials to North Korea on abduction issue - PM Abe quoted

The fate of Japanese people kidnapped and taken to North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s to help train spies has soured relations between the two countries and Abe has made a resolution of the dispute a top priority. Japan eased some sanctions on North...

 
Three-vehicle accident causes traffic chaos around Cheddleton

Three-vehicle accident causes traffic chaos around Cheddleton

MOTORISTS travelling through the Staffordshire Moorlands this morning are being warned they will face delays following a three-vehicle accident. The A520 Cheadle Road, in Cheddleton, near Leek, was blocked near to the Basford Bridge Lane junction...

 
Stoke-on-Trent dog owners could be fined for noisy pets under tough new laws

Stoke-on-Trent dog owners could be fined for noisy pets under tough new laws

DOG owners who let their animals bark in their gardens or growl at passers-by could be fined under new laws that come into force today. Council officials, police officers and social housing landlords will now be able to issue community protection...

 
BOSS WINS APPEAL: Ripley businessman Tim Godkin spared road ban to help his struggling firms

BOSS WINS APPEAL: Ripley businessman Tim Godkin spared road ban to help his struggling firms

A BUSINESSMAN has been excused a driving ban after a court heard that it could hamper his two struggling firms. Tim Godkin owns property worth £3 million in Amber Valley and also hires out part of his Butterley home for weddings and conferences. But...

 
Riding tandem to raise funds for Treetops

Riding tandem to raise funds for Treetops

Erewash Tory Maggie Throup hit the trail on a tandem to raise money for Treetops Hospice. Taking part in the Tour de Treetops sponsored bike ride, held in conjunction with a vintage fair, Maggie and friend Andy McCandless decided to do the ride on a...

 
£450,000 REVAMP: Derby youth centre could accommodate part of Kingsmead's referral unit

£450,000 REVAMP: Derby youth centre could accommodate part of Kingsmead's referral unit

A DERBY youth centre has been earmarked for a £450,000 refurbishment so that part of the city's pupil referral unit can move there. The city council cabinet has been recommended to approve the resiting of the section of the pupil referral unit, which...

 
SHOP INSPIRATION: Derby Theatre show's Rebecca Brierley checks out Shirley Bassey's talents

SHOP INSPIRATION: Derby Theatre show's Rebecca Brierley checks out Shirley Bassey's talents

The star of Derby Theatre's new production, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Rebecca Brierley, visited BPM Records in Sadler Gate to get some inspiration for the role and learn how to handle old records. The show runs from Friday, October 31, until...

 
Pink diamond donation for baby charity

Pink diamond donation for baby charity

A Harrogate jewellers has designed a one of a kind necklace worth £12,000 which they have donated to Bliss baby care charity. Christopher Stoner’s has designed the unique heart shaped pendant which is set with over 150 rare pink diamonds. Christopher...

 
Unite: Leave NHS out of transatlantic trade deal

Unite: Leave NHS out of transatlantic trade deal

OPPONENTS of a trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and the United States have accused the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats of being "isolated" in supporting the proposal. Unite is campaigning against the so-called...

Scotsman, 07:27 in Hot News
 
Fairmoor is first of the forecourts

Fairmoor is first of the forecourts

A Morpeth service station is filling up its trophy cabinet with a national award. JET’s Grandstand Services at Fairmoor, which is owned by Penny Petroleum, has been named Best Site With A Licence To Sell Alcohol at the Forecourt Trader of the Year...

 
UK growth set to ‘slow down sharply’

UK growth set to ‘slow down sharply’

UK GROWTH will slow down sharply next year amid political uncertainty at home and abroad, a leading business group has predicted. The EY ITEM Club’s autumn forecast said gross domestic product (GDP) would grow by 3.1% this year but only 2.4% in 2015,...

Scotsman, 07:27 in Hot News
 


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