News archive from 29 April 2013, page 5

Pulic consulted over polluter fine plans

A PROPOSAL to fine those who pollute the environment up to £40,000 has been opened up to public scrutiny. Views are being sought on the Regulatory Reform ­(Scotland) Bill, which includes new ­regulations to protect the ­environment. The Bill would...

 

Charity fashion show for Overgate

Overgate Hospice is hosting a charity fashion show sponsored by ANP Cosmetic Aesthetics on Wednesday, May 15, at Elland Cricket Club starting at 7pm. Selling from Overgate’s shops clothing and items including hats, shoes, scarfs and accessories. All...

 

'I will never live a day without them': Famous tech blogger's exhaustive review of Google Glass

A gadget fan spent two weeks wearing Google Glass almost non-stop and says the groundbreaking new device has changed his life so significantly he never wants to go a day without them again. Tech blogger Robert Scoble is one of the few people to...

 

Medics take fight against killer bug to communities

SCOTLAND'S health professionals are entering a new phase in their battle against the deadly Clostridium difficile bug, targeting cases in the community to trigger a fresh downward trend. Despite a sizeable fall in the incidence of the infection across...

Scotsman, 00:57 in Health
 
West Yorkshire Police horses have plenty to shout about

West Yorkshire Police horses have plenty to shout about

The West Yorkshire Police horses were back outin Halifax this weekend. And this picture shows they were making the most of their time in the Skircoat Green area - although we’re not sure who the caption in the background is for. The picture was posted...

 

Move to put historic village’s special qualities into focus

A VILLAGE containing a high proportion of large 17th and 18th century houses is the subject of a new report aimed at promoting its special qualities. Calderdale Council has been working with members of Luddendenfoot Conservation Society to produce a...

 

Coalition
warned on credibility of
£310bn plan

MPs have voiced doubts about the credibility of the coalition's £310bn plan for boosting Britain's infrastructure. The Public Accounts Committee said the Treasury had not properly prioritised 200 key projects, and urged ministers to be “realistic”...

 

Coronation Street actress helps police build bridges to migrants

POLICE have commissioned a short film aimed at raising awareness of hate crime among Eastern European migrants in Hull. The three-and-a-half-minute film, featuring Coronation Street actress Amy Forrest, has been shot in Hull, which has a sizeable...

 

Scheme launched to boost youth business

A PROJECT which aims to encourage more young people to go into business is set to be launched in a Yorkshire town. Barnsley Council is poised to sign a contract with the Government’s department for Communities and Local Government to accept European...

 

Bids for two village greens look likely to fail

Bids to turn two areas of land in Bradford into village greens have failed to attract council officers' backing. Bradford Council has been asked to register land known as “Back Field”, Larch Hill Crescent, in Odsal and two areas of land at Cote Lane...

 

French pilot who saved city
from Nazis honoured

SEVENTY one years ago the bravery of a young French pilot helped force German bombers to abandon their intense bombing of a Yorkshire city. Forty Luftwaffe bombers flew to Britain on Wednesday April 29, 1942, with their sights firmly set on the...

 

Emotional Barnsley boss Flitcroft hails late father after stunning win against promotion-hunting Hull that...

It was either tears or beaming smiles at many Football League venues on Saturday. For David Flitcroft, it was both.A win for Hull at Oakwell would have sent them up and relegated Barnsley, but Flitcroft's rejuvenated side live to fight another day...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 

Adam dedicates goal that should keep Stoke in the Premier League to his late father

Charlie Adam ran towards the jubilant Stoke fans, pointed both hands to the sky and looked up, dropping to his knees as he celebrated scoring against Norwich.His match-winner was the first goal he has scored since his father, Charlie senior, died in...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 

Life after Luis! Rodgers praises Liverpool side after Newcastle thrashing

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Saturday's outstanding win at Newcastle proves there is life without Luis Suarez.The Reds romped to a 6-0 thrashing of Alan Pardew's side at St James's Park, inflicting the worst home defeat in nearly 90 years on...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 

Red-hot Horschel storms to victory in Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Billy Horschel charged to a maiden PGA Tour victory as an eight-under-par 64 gave him a one-stroke win over DA Points at a stormy Zurich Classic of New Orleans.The 26-year-old from Florida was simply brilliant on the final day and even a weather delay...

Daily Mail, 01:20 in Sport
 


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