News archive from 27 December 2016, page 16

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Don’t suffer in silence over the Christmas holiday

Grantham councillor Ray Wootten was recently appointed champion for the domestic abuse service on Lincolnshire County Council. Coun Wootten is a former police officer with the Bedfordshire Constabulary and served a similar role while based in Luton....

 

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals. Consumers can save £300 a year by changing suppliers, according to a survey of over 4,300 people who switched...

 

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research. Half of drivers admit they cannot resist the temptation to look at their device when stationary or in slow-moving...

 

Mercury Memories: How Mrs Pettitt found the recipe to spread Christmas cheer

The Stamford Mercury is proud to be Britain’s oldest continuously-published newspaper and has an amazing archive at our offices in Stamford, managed by volunteers from the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust. 10 years ago When Alison Pettitt heard that an...

 

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals. Consumers can save £300 a year by changing suppliers, according to a survey of over 4,300 people who switched...

 

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research. Half of drivers admit they cannot resist the temptation to look at their device when stationary or in slow-moving...

 
You won't believe what Antonio Conte did before Christmas: Blues boss makes top gesture

You won't believe what Antonio Conte did before Christmas: Blues boss makes top gesture

The Blues boss has reason to be merry with his side sitting top of the Premier League. And the Italian has shown he's no Scrooge during the festive season - by getting his wallet out down the pub! The Chelsea manager got the drinks in for journalists...

Daily Star, 06:48 in Sport
 
Korean Air crew to 'use more force' with unruly passengers

Korean Air crew to 'use more force' with unruly passengers

Korean Air has said guidelines will be revised for crew to react "firmly and actively against in-flight violence", after facing criticism for its handling of an on-board incident. US singer Richard Marx said last week that he had intervened...

BBC, 06:49 in World News
 

YOUR VIEW: Don’t get ripped off by taxi drivers from other areas

On Saturday, my husband got into a taxi at the taxi rank in New Road in Spalding. The taxi had a neon light on the roof and was parked with all the other taxis in a queue. He asked the driver to take him to Springfields, where I would join them for...

 

Aspiring stage talent recognised

A performing arts school in Skegness has honoured the hard work and achievements of its students at an annual awards evening. Lisa Jay Stage Institute, of Grosvenor Road, held the celebration at Skegness Academy at the start of this month. An...

 

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals. Consumers can save £300 a year by changing suppliers, according to a survey of over 4,300 people who switched...

 
Alexis Sanchez involved in ridiculous incident before Arsenal game: This is unbelievable

Alexis Sanchez involved in ridiculous incident before Arsenal game: This is unbelievable

The footage above lifts the lid on a private conversation Sanchez had with Claudio Bravo before the Manchester City game. The City players were all decked out in Gudogan No.8 shirts in tribute to their crocked team-mate before the Etihad clash....

Daily Star, 06:51 in Sport
 

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research. Half of drivers admit they cannot resist the temptation to look at their device when stationary or in slow-moving...

 
Outrageous: Alan Shearer gives his verdict on Man United star's effort against Sunderland

Outrageous: Alan Shearer gives his verdict on Man United star's effort against Sunderland

The Armenian ace flicked home a flying volley with his heel against Sunderland to cap off a good Boxing Day for Jose Mourinho's men. Mkhitaryan's 'scorpion kick' goal should have been ruled offside but the officials didn't see it. But that didn't...

Daily Star, 06:56 in Sport
 
Obituary: Liz Smith

Obituary: Liz Smith

Liz Smith found fame as an actress at an age when most people are considering retirement. It was a long road to eventual stardom, during which she struggled to raise a family after a broken marriage. She became best-known for her roles in The Vicar of...

BBC, 06:56 in Regional
 


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