News archive from 21 February 2015, page 7

Caravan company hits five-year high

Caravan company hits five-year high

A caravan sales company has hit a five-year high after opening what it claims is the North's largest showroom. Yorkshire Caravans, on Doncaster Road in Bawtry, converted an empty warehouse and launched a new internet site to increase sales in and out...

 
HEALTH: There's no single best way to be fit - if you enjoy it, do it!

HEALTH: There's no single best way to be fit - if you enjoy it, do it!

It's good to stop and reflect every now and again, especially when you're trying to analyse your progress. This isn't restricted to diet or fitness of course; if you want to give yourself a mental 'pat on the back' to motivate yourself to achieve...

 

VIDEO: Watch stunning birds-eye footage of daredevil paramotorist soaring 1,500 feet above Clumber Park

Those afraid of heights should probably look away now. Notts daredevil Brian Tunnard, from Worksop, likes to experience the joys of Clumber Park in a different way to most visitors- usually by soaring around 1,500 feet above it. The paramotorist, who...

 
Leeds youngster dares to dream of the Paralympics

Leeds youngster dares to dream of the Paralympics

Thanks to a new fitness regime cerebral palsy sufferer Lawrence Nicholas is dreaming of becoming a Paralympian. Lee Sobot reports. Upon having his first session with Leeds fitness trainer Martin Shaw, Garforth cerebral palsy sufferer Lawrence Nicholas...

 

Venezuela indicts opposition mayor on charges of conspiring

Maduro, the socialist leader and successor to Hugo Chavez, cast Antonio Ledezma's detention as part of efforts to stop a U.S.-backed coup. Opponents scoffed at that as a smokescreen to distract from Venezuela's economic crisis and staged small...

 
LETTER: 'Good' hearts not enough for libraries

LETTER: 'Good' hearts not enough for libraries

I am writing in response to changes that have been proposed for Lincolnshire's library service and its dependence on the use of volunteers as the sole runners of libraries. I am sure that volunteers will offer their services for the best of reasons...

 
Lincolnshire businesses head to Cannes to attract more investment to county

Lincolnshire businesses head to Cannes to attract more investment to county

A group of businesses is heading to Cannes to pull more investment into the county. The line-up of 10 private sector partners is gearing up for MIPIM 2015, the international property event in March. Willmott Dixon, Globe Consultants, Pygott and Crone,...

 
Big price falls see hundreds quit milk industry

Big price falls see hundreds quit milk industry

The true decline of the region's dairy industry is exposed by new figures which show only a third of Yorkshire dairy farms have survived since the turn of the century. Some 1,999 dairy farmers operated in the region in 2000 but today there are just...

 
Man exposed himself to two young girls in a Northamptonshire park

Man exposed himself to two young girls in a Northamptonshire park

Two girls were playing in a park in Northamptonshire when a man exposed himself. The offender, who is believed to be white and in his 30s, approached the girls, aged eight and 10 who were playing in Queensway Park in Wellingborough. The man exposed...

 

Police hunting three Chelsea fans

Police are seeking three Chelsea football fans they believe were involved in an allegedly racist incident on a Paris Metro train. Five people have so far been suspended from the club's Stamford Bridge ground following investigations into the...

 

Spring tides trigger floods warning

Strong winds and high tides are set to bring large waves to parts of the country this weekend as coastal communities brace themselves for floods. Gusts of 50mph alongside higher than average spring tides could mean stormy weather, and travel...

 

Lotto's 2,000th draw after 20 years

The UK's 2,000th Lotto draw will take place tonight after a 20-year history that has seen more than 13,000 winners taking a share of the jackpot. The milestone will see an estimated jackpot of £4.1 million up for grabs on this evening, with figures...

 

DONE DEAL: Arsenal striker signs HUGE new deal

The Gunners star, 25, was previously sponsored by Adidas' fierce rivals Nike. But the former Southampton ace has switched allegiances and penned a deal with the German sportswear company. Walcott, who joined Arsenal in 2006, announced his new deal...

Daily Star, 04:51 in Sport
 

Police hunting three Chelsea fans

Police are seeking three Chelsea football fans they believe were involved in an allegedly racist incident on a Paris Metro train. Five people have so far been suspended from the club's Stamford Bridge ground following investigations into the...

 
Firefighters Battle Industrial Blaze In Erith

Firefighters Battle Industrial Blaze In Erith

Firefighters are battling a blaze inside a block of industrial units at Erith, in London's South East. More than 50 people called emergency services to report the fire, which can be seen from several miles away. Fifteen fire engines and almost 100...

 


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