News archive from 29 November 2014, page 18

It’s a mystery

It’s a mystery

Our mystery picture takes on a religious theme this week with this stone detail from a church rebuilt in 1746 by Sir Henry Grey. But where is it? For the answer, see Thursday’s Northumberland Gazette.

 
‘Dangerous’ tree is safe after trimming

‘Dangerous’ tree is safe after trimming

A tree feared to be posing a danger to passers-by in a South Tyneside village has been trimmed back. South Tyneside councillor Jeff Milburn was worried that offshoots from the tree in Sunderland Road, Cleadon Village, were putting pedestrians at risk...

 
Drunken Scunthorpe teenager lashed out with metal baseball bat

Drunken Scunthorpe teenager lashed out with metal baseball bat

A DRUNKEN teenager smashed a car's window with a baseball bat after a heavy drinking session, a court heard. Jamie Hemsworth, 19, of Wordsworth Road, Scunthorpe, had been convicted after a trial before North Lincolnshire magistrates of damaging a car...

 
Destiny Church to reopen after £1.2m refurbishment

Destiny Church to reopen after £1.2m refurbishment

A church has been given a £1.2m refurbishment to bring it into the 21st century. Destiny Christian Church in Tuke Grove, Wakefield, has revamped its Victorian theatre to create three floors of rooms for children, youths and community groups. Funded by...

 
Grand tour Warwick portrait on sale

Grand tour Warwick portrait on sale

A rare portrait of the first Earl of Warwick, Francis Greville, is due to go under the hammer at Sotheby's next Wednesday (Dec 3). The painting, by French artist Jean-Marc Nattier, was probably done in the 1740s when the earl was aged 21. He had...

 
Warwick church restoration

Warwick church restoration

Following the latest conservation work, a "topping-out" ceremony is anticipated at the Grade I-listed St Nicholas Church in Warwick within the next fortnight. The vicar, Rev Linda Duckers, is pleased that five new stone pinnacles, similar to...

 
Women must take responsibility in rape awareness

Women must take responsibility in rape awareness

I am annoyed by the promotion of yet another campaign to raise rape awareness which again aims to "educate young men about the law". This new campaign shows a male rugby player on one of the posters; surely discriminatory. Both my sons are...

 
Treasure Island: Long John Silver is a secret father figure

Treasure Island: Long John Silver is a secret father figure

When is a children’s book not a children’s book? JK Rowling and Philip Pullman have changed the answer to that question. If we see an adult reading one of their books we don’t think it’s a sign of regression. We think it’s proof of the new freedom to...

 
Young striker Alex Simmons hopes to be given a chance in Lincoln City line-up

Young striker Alex Simmons hopes to be given a chance in Lincoln City line-up

Alex Simmons says breaking into the Lincoln City first team will be a case of keeping his head down and working hard. Simmons has returned to Sincil Bank following a successful loan spell with Evo-Stik Premier League outfit Grantham Town, where he...

 
Immigration the big issue for BBC ' Any Questions? radio show in Skegness

Immigration the big issue for BBC '"Any Questions?" radio show in Skegness

BBC Radio 4 teamed up with Radio Lincolnshire to bring politics show "Any Questions?" to Skegness last night [November 28]. The show was recorded in front of a live audience at Skegness Academy from 8pm to 9pm, and will be repeated today at...

 
Zero-rated Turkish Delight sold mouldy food at Bransholme centre in Hull

Zero-rated Turkish Delight sold mouldy food at Bransholme centre in Hull

A FOOD stall at a busy shopping centre in Bransholme was shut down after inspectors found mouldy, out-of-date food being sold. Turkish Delight, based in North Point Shopping Centre, received a food hygiene rating of zero out of five after a routine...

 
Manchester United v Hull City: Steve Bruce draws on Liverpool and Arsenal performances

Manchester United v Hull City: Steve Bruce draws on Liverpool and Arsenal performances

STEVE Bruce is asking his side for a repeat of the heroics that earned points at Arsenal and Liverpool as Hull City aim to halt their slide with a trip to Manchester United today. Three consecutive defeats against Southampton, Burnley and Tottenham...

 
How to beat Manchester United - Hull City's Michael Dawson

How to beat Manchester United - Hull City's Michael Dawson

Hull City reporter Philip Buckingham hears how Michael Dawson hopes to complete a hat-trick of victories at Manchester United. AS MICHAEL Dawson has learned from experience, Old Trafford is not the barren hunting ground it once was for a visitor. The...

 
Wearside community wins £50k to create new employment-boosting cafe

Wearside community wins £50k to create new employment-boosting cafe

MEMBERS of a Wearside community are celebrating scooping almost £50,000 to create a cafe. Thanks to the public of Sunderland picking up their phones and voting, Farringdon Jubilee Centre won the cash through the People’s Millions project, after being...

 

Sri Lanka leave England in a spin

England encountered early trouble against Sri Lanka's spinners in their rain-reduced second one-day international at the Premadasa Stadium. Moeen Ali, who made a maiden hundred in Wednesday's defeat here, was first to go this time - followed by Ian...

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