News archive from 27 November 2014, page 13

Hull FC 'building for future not just a season' says Motu Tony

Hull FC 'building for future not just a season' says Motu Tony

HULL FC are building not just for a successful season but a bright future thanks to a change in coaching philosophy. That's the view of director of football Motu Tony, who believes the club will benefit greatly moving forward from having one of the...

 

Former Birmingham City chairman Keith Coombs dies

Former Birmingham City chairman Keith Coombs has died aged 82. The Birmingham-born businessman, who held the post for 11 years from 1975, passed away at his London flat after suffering from a heart condition. Paying tribute, his son Graham Coombs...

 
Top tips to joyfully declutter your home, from Marie Kondo

Top tips to joyfully declutter your home, from Marie Kondo

If you haven’t communed with your socks lately, thanked your shoes for their hard work or bowed (at least mentally) to your home in appreciation, maybe it’s time to consider doing so. “It is very natural for me to say thank you to the goods that...

 
Sheffield pensioner left to live in freezing conditions

Sheffield pensioner left to live in freezing conditions

A frail pensioner who lives in a housing association property has been forced to live in freezing conditions after having no heating for more than a fortnight. Dorothy Butterley, aged 80, last had the heating working in her home on Hyde Park Walk,...

 
Sheffield hospital experts give boy chance to take steps

Sheffield hospital experts give boy chance to take steps

A boy who faced having his arms and legs amputated because of a rare condition is now looking forward to walking unaided, thanks to Sheffield medics. Cavan Kirkham-MacCallum, aged seven, has hemimelia, a rare congenital disorder which means he was...

 
Survivor will lead the way on Sheffield’s Santa jog

Survivor will lead the way on Sheffield’s Santa jog

A mum who almost died when she was struck by a potentially fatal blood clot while pregnant will be leading the way on a festive fun run in Sheffield. Josephine Pickworth, aged 37, is starting the annual Chase the Pud race, in which scores of charity...

 
Next step to reach out to Leeds residents

Next step to reach out to Leeds residents

A devoted team of volunteers who offer a lifeline to older people in Kirkstall have been handed the keys to their new base. Staff from Supporting The Elderly People (STEP) were given the former Queenswood Drive Day Centre to use by council chiefs....

 
More Wakefield Council jobs at risk in £2.5m staffing cuts plan

More Wakefield Council jobs at risk in £2.5m staffing cuts plan

MORE jobs could be under threat at Wakefield Council after the local authority mothballed proposals to save £8m by offloading the running of crematoria and cemeteries to private companies. The council, which is seeking to slash £38 million from its...

 
‘Close your eyes, I’m coming with you’ – loving husband and wife die just hours apart

‘Close your eyes, I’m coming with you’ – loving husband and wife die just hours apart

LOVING husband George Pitman gently held his dying wife's hand as she took her last breath and whispered to her: "Close your eyes, I'm coming with you". And just hours after Pat passed away, her devoted husband of 55 years kept his word when...

 
‘Shocking’ figures reveal how people are drinking themselves to death in Hartlepool

‘Shocking’ figures reveal how people are drinking themselves to death in Hartlepool

MORE than 30 Hartlepool people have died from alcoholic liver disease in a three-year period, new statistics released today show. Figures compiled by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, reveal that 863 people died from the condition between 2010...

 
Princess Anne presents Hartlepool volunteer with community award

Princess Anne presents Hartlepool volunteer with community award

A DEDICATED volunteer has been presented with a community award by The Princess Royal. Christine Hughes was awarded the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) Community Award by Princess Anne at a ceremony in London. She has been actively involved in...

 
Ambitious project begins to teach Hartlepool pupils all about the great outdoors

Ambitious project begins to teach Hartlepool pupils all about the great outdoors

PRIMARY school youngsters across Hartlepool can learn all about the great outdoors after work started on an ambitious learning area. The Forest School project is being developed within the grounds of Rossmere Primary School. A...

 
Bill Jamieson: Future’s not all doom and gloom

Bill Jamieson: Future’s not all doom and gloom

Fears of economic stagnation and low growth abound, but our resilience has seen us Scots make a good fist of it, writes Bill Jamieson Look up, look forward and like what you see. Scotland has had a momentous year. The Commonwealth Games, the Ryder...

Scotsman, 06:12 in Politics
 
Duke Studios expands to Sheaf Street

Duke Studios expands to Sheaf Street

Duke Studios is opening its second offices after leasing a 10,000 sq ft building on Sheaf Street. Duke Studios was launched in 2011 by Laura Wellington and James Abbott-Donnelly. Located in Leeds’ Munro House, the 6,500 sq ft space is home to 45...

 
Sheffield hospital experts give boy chance to take steps

Sheffield hospital experts give boy chance to take steps

A boy who faced having his arms and legs amputated because of a rare condition is now looking forward to walking unaided, thanks to Sheffield medics. Cavan Kirkham-MacCallum, aged seven, has hemimelia, a rare congenital disorder which means he was...

 


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