News archive from 29 April 2013, page 12

Steps taken after 30 academy students sit wrong exam in Epworth

Steps taken after 30 academy students sit wrong exam in Epworth

The admission sparked fury from parents and pupils at the Epworth academy, who fear their exam results will suffer as a result of the blunder. Youngsters have since been asked to attend additional classes in their own time. BUY 2 OR MORE LUXURY...

 
Freehold of Scunthorpe hotel put up for sale

Freehold of Scunthorpe hotel put up for sale

The building, named after Scunthorpe's twin town of Clamart in France, is a historic landmark in the town, having previously been used as an auction hall and a lemonade bottling factory. In 2000, it was converted into a £250,000 French-style brasserie...

 
Nurse has a novel scheme

Nurse has a novel scheme

A BUDDING author has hit on a novel way of trying to secure a book deal. Psychiatric nurse Michael Carl Jeffrey has always longed to publish a book and now the Pegswood dad is finally putting pen to paper. But instead of sending his horror novella off...

 
81-year-old Boston man sexually abused young girl making her life 'a living hell'

81-year-old Boston man sexually abused young girl making her life 'a living hell'

Phil Howes, prosecuting, said that when the allegations came to light Simpson was confronted by the girl's family who accused him of being a paedophile. Simpson replied that he did not see himself as a paedophile. Hurry Up!!! Special £5 Voucher for...

 
GARETH BALE'S DOUBLE WIN

GARETH BALE'S DOUBLE WIN

SPURS ace Gareth bale has capped a brilliant season by being named PFA Player and Young PLayer of the Year. The Tottenham striker scored the sensational double at the Professional Footballers' Association awards last night, after scoring 29 goals for...

Daily Star, 07:14 in Sport
 
ROBIN VAN PERSIE SAYS SORRY TO ARSENAL FOR SCORING PENALTY

ROBIN VAN PERSIE SAYS SORRY TO ARSENAL FOR SCORING PENALTY

ROBIN VAN PERSIE silenced the Arsenal boo-boys with a spot-on finish. And then he went into his old dressing-room to apologise for hitting his former team-mates' Champions League hopes. Van Persie's 44th minute penalty and 25th league goal of the...

Daily Star, 07:14 in Sport
 
British trio jailed in Dubai after police torture claim

British trio jailed in Dubai after police torture claim

Grant Cameron, Karl Williams and Suneet Jeerh have been given four years' jail in Dubai, where they claim they were tortured by police. Photograph: Reprieve/PA Three British man found guilty of possessing drugs in Dubai have each been sentenced to...

 
Red House must reopen says regulars

Red House must reopen says regulars

A campaign to have a Leamington pub reopened is gathering momentum with almost 100 people putting their name to the cause. Former regulars of the Red House in Radford Road and people living nearby met earlier this month to discuss the planning...

 

Thousands more homes may be built

Thousands more homes should be built in the Stratford area, according to a new review. Stratford-on-Avon District Council had previously proposed that 8,000 new homes were needed between now and 2028, as part of its draft core strategy 2012. But an...

 
Residents claim victory after EE finally removes 'eyesore' mast in Alvaston

Residents claim victory after EE finally removes 'eyesore' mast in Alvaston

But last month, the company was told it must take down the controversial 20-metre mast - to the delight of campaigners who fought for its removal. The city council had it allowed the mast to go up under "emergency planning rules", which...

 
Leamington’s Guiding star Mabel spent her life supporting others

Leamington’s Guiding star Mabel spent her life supporting others

"Warm", "selfless" and "wonderful" are just some of the words used to describe a Leamington Guiding star who spent her life helping others. Former Sunday school teacher and Guide leader Mabel Ingleby died at the age of...

 
Cancer sufferer pleads with MP after rejection of drug for NHS

Cancer sufferer pleads with MP after rejection of drug for NHS

Health experts say the condition - which is estimated to affect less than one in every 100,000 people living in the UK - has a poor prognosis and limited treatment options. People over the age of 60 are most at risk of developing it and it can result...

 
Inspirational

Inspirational

She entered with colleagues in the Cooper Parry business team challenge. At the race finish line inside Derby County's Pride Park Stadium, 36-year-old Maxine, who is fighting cancer for the second time, said: "I can't believe I've got around the...

 
Determination carries woman battling cancer over finish line

Determination carries woman battling cancer over finish line

The mum-of-one was determined not to let anyone down after signing up to the Cooper Parry business team challenge race with colleagues from Jigsaw24, a computers company. Finishing the race in 1.22.44, Maxine, who carried the Olympic torch last year,...

 
Wedding nightmare has a happy ending

Wedding nightmare has a happy ending

Despite bombarding the place with phone calls and e-mails, the couple were left with a wedding planned but nowhere to hold it. In stepped Callow Hall - a beautiful country house hotel in Mapleton, near Ashbourne, where staff arranged for the couple to...

 


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