News archive from 21 February 2015, page 18

VIDEO: Man left fighting for his life after collision with lorry in Kirkby

This was the scene after a man was left with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a lorry in Kirkby. Notts Police are appealing for information after a crash between a lorry and a pedestrian on the A611 Derby Road at Kirkby-in-Ashfield, near...

 
Pub raises a glass to local brewers at it celebrates its first birthday

Pub raises a glass to local brewers at it celebrates its first birthday

OWNERS of a city centre pub raised a glass to local breweries as they celebrated a successful first year of trading. Drinkers at the Crafty Crow, in Friar Lane, could choose from ten different Nottinghamshire real ales, specially introduced for the...

 

118-bedroom hotel 'set for LA's site' in Hull city centre

A MAJOR new city centre hotel could be built in time for the UK City of Culture 2017 celebrations. Advanced talks over the proposed 118-bed hotel have been held between Hull City Council and a private developer. The Mail understands the new-build...

 
'Higher tides for next 18 months' as 19-year cycle hits peak

'Higher tides for next 18 months' as 19-year cycle hits peak

THE East Yorkshire coast is set to face higher-than-usual tides over the next 18 months because the astronomical tidal cycle is reaching its peak. A number of flood warnings and alerts have been issued in recent days and the Hull tidal barrier was due...

 
Day determined to ensure rivals Bath don’t make fools of Saints

Day determined to ensure rivals Bath don’t make fools of Saints

Christian Day says the Saints players are determined not to be made a fool of by high-flying Bath on Saturday. Mike Ford’s men have dished out a few drubbings at The Rec this season, with the most striking a 45-0 hammering of Leicester in September....

 
Come election day, forget the mainstream parties

Come election day, forget the mainstream parties

Recently, I read of a council in denial - Rotherham. The shameful, sad case of a pensioner burning himself to death over an £800 debt, not of his own making, but due to government austerity cuts and the incompetence of his local authority. The inquest...

 

Nadal comes through Cuevas test

Top seed and defending champion Rafael Nadal survived a real scare to book his place in the semi-finals of the Rio Open. The 14-times grand slam winner was caught cold by Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and went down 4-6 in the opening set at Jockey Club...

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East Leake property : Lantern Fields lights up village

East Leake property : Lantern Fields lights up village

MORE than £500,000 has been given to support the local community in East Leake thanks to Lantern Fields, a new development from Barratt Homes. The funding comes as part of the planning agreements with Rushcliffe Borough Council and includes a £412,380...

 
Drunk racially abused Turkish security guard

Drunk racially abused Turkish security guard

A DRUNKEN man told a Turkish security guard "clear off, this is my country", after necking seven pints, a court heard. Mark Hooper, of Brownlow Drive, Rise Park, pleaded guilty to racially abusing the Broadmarsh security guard on November 18...

 
City centre road closed for weekend

City centre road closed for weekend

A CITY centre road will close over the weekend as teams remove asbestos from an office block. Talbot Street will be closed to through traffic as work needs to take place to remove asbestos and other hazardous materials from the Experian building. The...

 
Stamford School team wins regional Coca Cola enterprise contest

Stamford School team wins regional Coca Cola enterprise contest

Pupils from Stamford School are celebrating after being crowned regional champions for the East Midlands as part of this year's Coca Cola Enterprises Real Business Challenge. The national competition that involves over 780 secondary schools across 11...

 
Steven Pressley insists Coventry City travel to Sheffield United with no fear

Steven Pressley insists Coventry City travel to Sheffield United with no fear

Steven Pressley insists his Coventry City players will travel without any fears to promotion chasing Sheffield United. The Sky Blues boss checked out the opposition during their 2-1 win over Notts County this week and while he admires the Blades’...

 
The swinging ’60s – when Coventry City were splashing out world-record fees, the pies came to the fans and you didn’t get the match ball for any old hat-trick!

The swinging ’60s – when Coventry City were splashing out world-record fees, the pies came to the fans and...

Alan Clowes posed a good question to me after reading my piece about Coventry City’s friendly games against Morton in 1964-65 that mentioned City’s great goalkeeper Bill Glazier. Alan was a big fan of Bill and remembers him playing for Crystal Palace...

 
Ex-manager who stole £14,000 from Busy Bees nursery in Hull is spared jail

Ex-manager who stole £14,000 from Busy Bees nursery in Hull is spared jail

FORMER manager Lisa Jarvis has been spared jail after promising to pay back the £14,000 she stole from the Busy Bees nursery. Jarvis, 33, is paying back the nursery £100 a month after she was caught pocketing cash paid by parents for childcare and...

 
North Leamington School and Holiday Inn hold hustings events

North Leamington School and Holiday Inn hold hustings events

The countdown to the General Election got underway in Leamington and Warwick as parliamentary candidates met local businesses, residents and schoolchildren to set out their agendas. After a debate at North Leamington School, Chris White MP...

 


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