News archive from 21 February 2015, page 11

Inverness youngster Ryan Christie: I've put any talk of a big-money move to the back of my mind for now

Inverness youngster Ryan Christie: I've put any talk of a big-money move to the back of my mind for now

RYAN CHRISTIE admits his head would be in the clouds if he paid too much heed to the rumour mill. Instead, the youngster’s feet are firmly on the ground – and for that the Caley Thistle attacker credits the huge influences around him. Just over a year...

 
Gary Mackay-Steven: San Siro will be an experience but it won't beat the atmosphere at Celtic Park

Gary Mackay-Steven: San Siro will be an experience but it won't beat the atmosphere at Celtic Park

Gary MACKAY-STEVEN was in awe at Anfield. He suspects the San Siro will be something to savour. But the Celtic ace reckons even the Italian football mecca will be hard pushed to top the pulsating atmosphere at Parkhead. Mackay-Steven was nearly...

 
Celtic boss Ronny Deila dubs Steve McManaman 'stupid' after pundit says Bhoys were wrong to go on lap of honour after Inter draw

Celtic boss Ronny Deila dubs Steve McManaman 'stupid' after pundit says Bhoys were wrong to go on lap of...

RONNY DEILA has branded Steve McManaman as “stupid” for claiming Celtic shouldn’t have gone on a lap of honour after Thursday night’s epic 3-3 draw with Inter Milan . The former England and Liverpool midfielder, working as a pundit for BT Sport at...

 
10 street robberies in three weeks in Leeds’s student heartland - police probe links

10 street robberies in three weeks in Leeds’s student heartland - police probe links

Detectives are investigating links between a string of street robberies in Leeds's student heartland. At least ten people, aged 19 to 30, have been mugged in similar incidents in Hyde Park and Woodhouse in the last three weeks. Intelligence suggests...

 

100 firefighters attend major blaze

Almost 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines are tackling a blaze which has broken out at industrial units. One unit is completely alight while two others have been affected by the fire, which sparked more than 50 emergency calls to the fire brigade...

 
Patient found hanging came after four similar deaths at Sunderland hospital

Patient found hanging came after four similar deaths at Sunderland hospital

PATIENT observation procedures were already under review when a troubled young woman was found hanged at a Wearside hospital, an inquest heard. Paige Bell’s death at Cherry Knowle psychiatric unit in Sunderland comes after four previous deaths in...

 
£100,000 funding boost for Preston museum

£100,000 funding boost for Preston museum

A city-centre museum is in line for a cash windfall following awards of more than £100,000. The Harris Museum is set to receive two pots of funding – almost £80,000 towards a Contemporary Arts Programme, and £40,000 for the commissioning of a new art...

 
INSPIRATIONAL: Brave Chorley adventurer inspiring others and raising money

INSPIRATIONAL: Brave Chorley adventurer inspiring others and raising money

An energetic mum-of-two, who was almost left paralysed, is raising cash for adventure holidays for people with disabilities. Ann Wheeler, 57, was diagnosed with rare spinal condition cauda equina, and told she was just days away from losing the use of...

 
Action taken over junction to help solve traffic woes

Action taken over junction to help solve traffic woes

Action has been taken to help solve traffic problems at one of Chorley's busiest town centre junctions. Lancashire County Council has made changes to the traffic lights outside the new Asda store in Chorley after the junction was dubbed ‘dangerous’...

 
Birthday boy gives the perfect present to town’s RNLI

Birthday boy gives the perfect present to town’s RNLI

A pensioner who celebrated his 80th birthday has given a special present to a life-saving charity, which has launched a major fund-raising appeal. Amble RNLI is on a mission to collect £200,000 by July 2016, to go towards a modern and much-needed...

 
Festival will still go ahead, says chairman

Festival will still go ahead, says chairman

Rumours that a major festival will not go ahead this summer, in what is its 40th year, have been rubbished by the event's chairman. And Alan Symmonds insists that the 2015 Alnwick International Music Festival will be a fitting celebration of the...

 
'Charlie Austin would have been terrific for Hull City' - Steve Bruce

'Charlie Austin would have been terrific for Hull City' - Steve Bruce

Hull City boss Steve Bruce does not need telling who QPR's greatest threat will be at the KC this afternoon. Charlie Austin was all set to sign for City in July 2013 when a £4.5m deal was agreed with Burnley only for a failed medical to scupper a...

 
New tartan for Duns Pipe Band

New tartan for Duns Pipe Band

Duns Pipe Band visited Lochcarron of Scotland in Selkirk last week to see their newly woven tartan coming off the loom. Present were (left to right) Drummer Scott Wait, Duns Citizen of the Year 2014, Pipe Major Andrew Ainslie, Doug Redpath, president...

 
Yorkshire nurse talks of her time on the frontline of Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Yorkshire nurse talks of her time on the frontline of Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Dressed head to toe in a yellow protective hazmat suit, Sarah Rippon had to hold back her emotions in the face of deadly Ebola. The Leeds research nurse’s natural urge to comfort her grieving Sierra Leonean colleagues was stopped in its tracks by the...

 

Dame Judi is not the retiring type

She may be 80 but Dame Judi Dench does not allow the words "old" or "retirement" in her house, preferring "enthusiastic". The star of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel said she likes to "have a go" at...

 


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