News archive from 26 March 2014, page 13

Adorable puppies at Leeds centre need new owners

Adorable puppies at Leeds centre need new owners

EIGHT adorable Lurcher puppies are looking for new homes after their mother couldn't cope with her huge litter. The tiny pups are seven days old and weigh just 1.3lbs. Their mum Rusty was brought into Dogs Trust Leeds as a stray, and gave birth two...

 
Sheffield tram fares frozen as rail works begin

Sheffield tram fares frozen as rail works begin

Supertram fares have been frozen to reflect the next phase of rail replacement works due to take place in Sheffield. Stagecoach has announced the price freeze will apply to single tram tickets as well as tram and bus dayriders and megariders. The...

 
Miracle of the fab four

Miracle of the fab four

In our latest feature celebrating Yorkshire mums in the run up to Mother's Day, Christine Clark talks to Sarah Freeman about her first year with her miracle quads. Life is pretty disciplined in the Clark house. When you’re parents to quadruplets it...

 
Embrace yellow fever as one-off Tour nears

Embrace yellow fever as one-off Tour nears

Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish will be among the cycling superstars roaming the region's roads in pursuit of the Yellow Jersey on July 5 and 6 - and we want Yorkshire to go yellow too. In the cycling spirit of Le Tour we want your help in giving...

 
Anston: Just Sing choir performs colourful show

Anston: Just Sing choir performs colourful show

The Anston-based Just Sing Children's Choir recently put on a show of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Church Hall on Ryton Road, North Anston. The children’s choir is made up of kids from the Anston primary schools and Wales High...

 
First look at Win a Wedding couple’s dream venue

First look at Win a Wedding couple’s dream venue

This is the beautiful setting where newlyweds-to-be Alec Smith and Diane Eyre will celebrate their big day with friends and family later this year. The couple notched up the most votes and won a dream £15,000 wedding with The Star’s Win a Wedding...

 
RETRO: Putting their lives on the line for us

RETRO: Putting their lives on the line for us

The newspapers called it the "trapeze rescue' but to South Yorkshire firefighters it was known always as "the impossible job'. On February 26, 1983, a teenage girl, trapped in a burning fifth-floor flat in High Egerton, Broomhall, sat on a...

 

Video: Guitar hero robbed of £2,000 worth of gear

A SOUTH Tyneside guitarist is hoping thieves will face the music after a host of valuable musical equipment was snatched during a raid at his dad's business. Crooks stole about £2,000 of goods – including a ‘sentimental’ custom-made guitar – after...

 

Live: Birmingham and West Midlands breaking news, traffic, sport and weather

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 

Gwynedd Council: Cash-strapped authority facing £50m black hole

A cash strapped council, which has already coped with a £20m funding gap in the past four years, must find another £50m savings in the next four years. Gwynedd council’s resources cabinet  member Cllr Peredur Jenkins is warning that the council faces ...

 

Family of two-year-old brain tumour girl from Wrexham back blood donor drive

The family of a brave two-year-old  who has undergone five operations  in her battle against a brain tumour  are backing a campaign to attract  new blood donors. Rebecca Wynne, whose daughter  Isabelle has received numerous  blood and platelet...

 
Milestone in plans for multi-million pound revamp of Leeds Kirkgate Market

Milestone in plans for multi-million pound revamp of Leeds Kirkgate Market

plans for a multi-million pound revamp of Leeds Kirkgate Market reach a major milestone today. A report will be published recommending that council officials sign off the design and cost proposals for the £12.3 million project. It will seek approval...

 

Russian oligarch inquest to resume

The inquest into the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky will resume today. The 67-year-old was found lying on his bathroom floor at his home in Ascot, Berkshire, in March last year. Mr Berezovsky fell out with Russian president Vladimir Putin...

 

Children 'not getting help needed'

Some neglected children are being left to suffer because their parents are being given too many chances by social care professionals, inspectors have found. A review of 124 cases of neglect across England found a "mixed picture" in the...

 
Join the outbreak of yellow fever with the YEP

Join the outbreak of yellow fever with the YEP

Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish will be among the cycling superstars roaming the region's roads in pursuit of the Yellow Jersey on July 5 and 6 - and we want Yorkshire to go yellow too. In the cycling spirit of Le Tour we want your help in giving...

 


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