News archive from 27 November 2015, page 13

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK: The three-storey North Hykeham home you CAN judge by its cover

While we've often been advised against judging a book by its cover, apply the technique to this week's spotlight property and you won't be disappointed. Situated within the ever-popular residential area of North Hykeham, this well-appointed family...

 
Gainsborough: Bassetlaw MP is impressed with the investments made by timber company

Gainsborough: Bassetlaw MP is impressed with the investments made by timber company

The MP for Bassetlaw has been to see for himself the £1m improvements that will enable a Gainsborough timber company to increase its production capabilities as the only British manufacturer of roofing battens in the UK. He also listened to the...

 

Desperate search for home for 80,000 pictures of Lincoln's proud engineering history - can you help?

Part of Lincoln's history could be lost forever if a new home cannot be found for some of the city's rarest drawings. Ray Hooley, from North Hykeham, has 80,000 pictures depicting the most important work to come out of Lincoln engineering giant,...

 

West End star Elaine Page: My six best albums

ORIGINAL FILM SOUNDTRACK: West Side Story (Hallmark) A wonderful love story and a brilliant score. At school I hung out with older prefects because they loved music and had their own room. They brought in this album then I saw the film. That's when I...

 

The News Huddlines star Roy Hudd: My six best books

THURBER'S DOGS by James Thurber Out of print This book by the American humorist is one I keep going back to. I love dogs and I love Thurber's cartoons. Thurber really understood dogs and this is about his adventures. My favourite story is The Dog That...

 
George Osborne will claw back £1600 from working families despite his humiliating tax credits U-turn

George Osborne will claw back £1600 from working families despite his humiliating tax credits U-turn

GEORGE Osborne’s cuts will keep hammering the working poor despite his humiliating tax credit U-turn, economic experts warn. About 2.6million working families will still be stripped of £1600 a year from their household budgets despite the Chancellor’s...

 
Natalie McGarry handed four-figure sum to Women for Independence before the group called in police

Natalie McGarry handed four-figure sum to Women for Independence before the group called in police

MP NATALIE McGarry handed a four-figure sum to Women for Independence before the group called in police, it emerged yesterday. The embattled Glasgow East MP gave the cash to WFI, who she helped to found, after financial discrepancies were revealed in...

 
Record View: Alex Salmond paints a poor picture of himself by purring at his portrait rather than attending Syria debate

Record View: Alex Salmond paints a poor picture of himself by purring at his portrait rather than attending...

ALEX Salmond has positioned himself on the moral high ground on a range of hot topics in global politics. On Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo and Syria, he’s had something serious to say. Quite often he has even been correct. But he also has a renowned ego,...

 
'Please cut my leg off': Brave sportswoman pleads with doctors to amputate her leg to end her agony

'Please cut my leg off': Brave sportswoman pleads with doctors to amputate her leg to end her agony

A YOUNG sportswoman yesterday pleaded with doctors to amputate her leg to end her agony. But medics have told Hope Gordon, 21, she can’t have the surgery on the NHS. The world-class rower and swimmer was just 12 when a kickabout at school set off the...

 
Famed Leeds Minster boys' choir suspended after nearly 200 years of music

Famed Leeds Minster boys' choir suspended after nearly 200 years of music

It has been a tradition stretching back nearly two centuries, providing visitors to one of Yorkshire's ancient places of worship with daily choral songs. But now choral services by the boys’ choir at Leeds Minster have been suspended due to a lack of...

 

Nikkei edges down, flat for the week; charts signal vulnerability

Nov 27 Japanese stocks fell in thin trade on Friday as technical indicators suggested the market is overbought and vulnerable to a correction. The Nikkei share average edged down 0.3 percent to end the day at 19,883.94. The benchmark index was flat...

 
John Gogarty murder trial: Defendant ‘didn't know' co-accused would kill Barnsley pensioner

John Gogarty murder trial: Defendant ‘didn't know' co-accused would kill Barnsley pensioner

A suspect accused of playing a role in the murder of a South Yorkshire pensioner said she didn't think her co-accused would kill the victim during a robbery. Murder accused Helen Nichols told a jury at Sheffield Crown Court she ‘didn’t know’ alleged...

 
Plea for birthday cards for brave Sheffield boy

Plea for birthday cards for brave Sheffield boy

A campaign has been launched to help make a sick Sheffield boy's birthday wish come true. Kasabian Newton-Smith, aged seven, from Parson Cross, has been fighting cancer since he was two years old and now has an inoperable brain tumour. For his eighth...

 
Festive fun promised at two South Yorkshire visitor attractions

Festive fun promised at two South Yorkshire visitor attractions

Boston Castle and Clifton Park Museum are holding two festive events. A ‘traditional Christmas’ event is at the castle on December 6 with free children’s activities, including making ‘gingerbread man’ tree decorations, picture frames and cards. On...

 
Former Rangers and Scotland star Lee McCulloch set to retire from playing

Former Rangers and Scotland star Lee McCulloch set to retire from playing

LEE McCULLOCH last night admitted his 20-year career is close to ending. The former Scotland star is savouring his coaching role at Kilmarnock having been handed added responsibility by boss Gary Locke. McCulloch arrived at Rugby Park as a...

 


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