News archive from 24 September 2016, page 13

Family of five ready for Ikano Bank Robin Hood marathon

Family of five ready for Ikano Bank Robin Hood marathon

Plenty of people will be cheering their family members on from the sides at this Sunday's Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon, but the Coopers are going one better by strapping on their trainers together to tackle the course as one. Five members of the...

 

US Ambassador the UK - 'Lincolnshire's great...and Sleaford Mods are heck of a band'

The US Ambassador to the UK Matthew Winthrop Barzun has vowed to tell his countrymen about Lincolnshire following his first ever visit to the county which shares so many links with America. And Mr Barzun, 45, even revealed his is a huge fan of...

 
Snap, crackle and filth – let kids eat dirt

Snap, crackle and filth – let kids eat dirt

I’m wondering, is it OK, hypothetically, for a child to lick the sole of her shoe? What about, just for argument’s sake, eating a cigarette end in a park? And where, as a general rule, do we stand on licking sticks? In other words, sometimes I feel...

Guardian, 06:28 in Health
 
Tragic bride-to-be dies days before dream wedding after shock cancer diagnosis

Tragic bride-to-be dies days before dream wedding after shock cancer diagnosis

A BRIDE-to-be’s funeral is likely to take place in the week she was due to marry her soulmate. Nursery teacher Staci Turner died on Thursday just days before she was due to tie the knot with fiance Lee Mutch. The 29-year-old and her partner bought...

 
Number of hate crimes against Muslims in Scotland nearly double over past year

Number of hate crimes against Muslims in Scotland nearly double over past year

THE NUMBER of hate crimes against Muslims in Scotland has almost doubled in the last year, according to a report. Islamophobic offences rose by 89 per cent between 2015 and 2016. Experts say tensions can rise due to “high-profile international events”...

 
Arsenal star reprimanded over broken club rule: This decision is in place for Chelsea game

Arsenal star reprimanded over broken club rule: This decision is in place for Chelsea game

The Chilean breached Gunners protocol when he stepped up to take their penalty against Hull last weekend. Santi Cazorla is the first choice for spot-kicks in the team, followed by Theo Walcott. Both players were on the pitch too when Arsenal were...

 

Making all schools academies 'will cost taxpayers £320m'

Converting all schools to academy status will cost council taxpayers £320 million, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned. The move would also see local authorities lose £80 million a year in business rates income, according to the LGA. The...

 
Man United ace opens up on Old Trafford frustration: I’m not the only one in this position

Man United ace opens up on Old Trafford frustration: I’m not the only one in this position

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Daily Star, 06:45 in Sport
 

Making all schools academies 'will cost taxpayers £320m'

Converting all schools to academy status will cost council taxpayers £320 million, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned. The move would also see local authorities lose £80 million a year in business rates income, according to the LGA. The...

 
How Derby City Council has spent £100,000 on providing 'background music'

How Derby City Council has spent £100,000 on providing 'background music'

A little-known copyright law has cost Derby City Council almost £100,000 in the past three years so they could provide music in their facilities. Councils have to pay licence fees to play music to their employees, as background music in their...

 

VIDEO & 360 PHOTOS: Stories Of The Somme remembers tragic Barnsley Pals

0 Have your say They worked together, lived together and many of the so-called Barnsley Pals died together in the trenches at the Battle of the Somme Now the real life stories of the brave men of the 13th & 14th York & Lancaster Regiments are...

 

Making all schools academies 'will cost taxpayers £320m'

Converting all schools to academy status will cost council taxpayers £320 million, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned. The move would also see local authorities lose £80 million a year in business rates income, according to the LGA. The...

 

Meet the Addys: A family who escaped war-torn Syria for Birmingham

Watch above: Mahmoud Addy shows off his garden The Addy family grow carrots and a cocktail of other fruits and vegetables in the backyard of their detached home in Birmingham. Three years ago, they were fleeing death in Syria. Mahmoud Addy, 56, Najah...

 
Serial rapist among criminals to have jail sentences increased

Serial rapist among criminals to have jail sentences increased

A serial rapist is among 19 criminals to have his sentence increased after the Attorney General claimed it was unduly lenient. Redditch sex attacker John Dennis, 43, subjected four women to a campaign of sexual violence over a period of years raping...

 
Time running out to save on energy bills

Time running out to save on energy bills

0 Have your say As temperatures begin to drop households and businesses are being urged to take up the chance to save on energy bills before time runs out. The Lincolnshire Energy Switch scheme has already helped thousands of people in the region to...

 


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