News archive from 23 June 2015, page 13

Sheffield woman wins payout after medical blunder puts her in intensive care

Sheffield woman wins payout after medical blunder puts her in intensive care

A woman who spent a week in intensive care after a medical blunder after a routine operation has received an out-of-court compensation payment. Lisa Moate has received the settlement from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after it...

 
Doncaster firm announces plans to cut 234 jobs

Doncaster firm announces plans to cut 234 jobs

Hundreds of railway workers' jobs in Doncaster and Worksop are under threat under plans to shed 234 jobs at a major employer. DB Schenker, based at Doncaster Lakeside, is looking to axe jobs as a result of a fall in the amount of coal being...

 
Meningitis B vaccine on the way for England/Scotland

Meningitis B vaccine on the way for England/Scotland

All babies in England and Scotland can be vaccinated against meningitis B from September in a move that experts described as lifesaving. Parents will be able to get jabs for the strain of the deadly brain infection for youngsters at the ages of two...

 
Sunderland folk urged to have their say about the city’s roads

Sunderland folk urged to have their say about the city’s roads

Thousands of Wearsiders are to get the chance to have their say on the city's roads. More than 3,000 city households will receive questionnaires as part of the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey. This is not about producing a...

 
Sport course could be just the job for young adults

Sport course could be just the job for young adults

Out-of-work young adults are being targeted in a new campaign. The power of sport and social activities is being used in a programme called Talent Match. We know there's a big problem in this area with the number of young people who are unemployed or...

 

Egton Street murder inquiry: Young dad Rich Pepper 'stabbed' just yards from home

TRIBUTES have been paid to "gentle giant" and young dad Rich Pepper who died after being attacked yards from his home in an east Hull street. The 24-year-old is thought to have been stabbed in Egton Street, off New Cleveland Street, in the...

 
Volunteers feel good after awards ceremony

Volunteers feel good after awards ceremony

Dedicated volunteers working for Hartlepool Borough Council's Sport and Recreation Service have been honoured at an awards ceremony. The Feel Good in Hartlepool Volunteer Awards were held at Brierton Sports Centre to highlight the volunteers’ vital...

 
Women's abortion hopes terminated at the border: Hundreds of pregnant Scots still need to travel south

Women's abortion hopes terminated at the border: Hundreds of pregnant Scots still need to travel south

IN A London hospital ward, a frightened teenager hundreds of miles from home waits to be called to theatre for her abortion. Sophie, 18, is just one of hundreds of Scottish women who have had to travel to England to terminate their pregnancies. As the...

 

In Labour’s leadership race, Yvette Cooper is the one to beat

Tens of thousands joined anti-austerity rallies around the country last weekend, from mainstream Labour, Greens and Lib Dems to obscure splinter Trotskyites. I talked to nurses, teachers, students and a couple of Birmingham shopkeepers, as eloquent...

Guardian, 06:11 in Politics
 
Doncaster firm announces plans to cut 234 jobs

Doncaster firm announces plans to cut 234 jobs

Hundreds of railway workers' jobs in Doncaster and Worksop are under threat under plans to shed 234 jobs at a major employer. DB Schenker, based at Doncaster Lakeside, is looking to axe jobs as a result of a fall in the amount of coal being...

 
Lorry firms sent warning letters over littering

Lorry firms sent warning letters over littering

Council bosses are calling on the owners of waste transport lorries asking them to take action to stop litter blowing from their vehicles. Hartlepool Borough Council chiefs made the move following a recent ‘Respect Your Neighbourhood’ action day in...

 
Hartlepool teacher will leave on a high note after winning award

Hartlepool teacher will leave on a high note after winning award

A teacher at a special needs academy has won a well-deserved award for her commitment to enterprising students just weeks before she is due to retire. Alison Brown, who has worked a link teacher at Catcote Academy, in Catcote Road, Hartlepool, for...

 
Sport course could be just the job for young adults

Sport course could be just the job for young adults

Out-of-work young adults are being targeted in a new campaign. The power of sport and social activities is being used in a programme called Talent Match. We know there's a big problem in this area with the number of young people who are unemployed or...

 
Fond farewell to Hartlepool community cop

Fond farewell to Hartlepool community cop

Popular PCSO Andrew Bell certainly made an impression on the people living within a supported scheme. And when the time came for him to move on to a new job, they showed their appreciation by throwing a party. To help people and to help make an impact...

 
Sheffield woman wins payout after medical blunder puts her in intensive care

Sheffield woman wins payout after medical blunder puts her in intensive care

A woman who spent a week in intensive care after a medical blunder after a routine operation has received an out-of-court compensation payment. Lisa Moate has received the settlement from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after it...

 


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