News archive from 1 May 2013, page 7

Support group set up for rare illness

A NEW support group to help people suffering from a rare life-threatening disease has been set up by a woman from West Yorkshire. Lynne Jacques was diagnosed three years ago with microscopic polyangitis, one of the many forms of vasculitis. Since...

 

Homeowners face demolition after renewal funding axed

HOMEOWNERS and council tenants on a run-down estate have been told their houses will be demolished after they fell into disrepair when Government funding for their renewal was stopped. The first section of a three-phase scheme on Sheffield’s...

 

Gritty life in the workhouse revealed in new exhibition

ARTEFACTS detailing the gritty lives of people living in Rotherham's workhouse in the 19th century have gone on show in the town's Clifton Park Museum. The documents on display, from the Rotherham Archives and Local Studies collection, include a...

 

Shun foreign food and goods to make Britain great again

From: Karl Sheridan, Selby Road, Holme on Spalding Moor, East Yorkshire. THE recommendations by Lord Haskins with regard to ‘shorter food chain’ to ensure rogue horse meat and other contaminants entering our food chain makes absolute common sense...

 

Words show contempt of Qatada lawyer

From: Charles Rushton, Pasture Close, Strensall, York. YOUR front page (Yorkshire Post, April 25) reports the efforts of Mrs Theresa May to find a way through the legal morass created by the many lawyers with pecuniary interests in the Abu Qatada...

 

Terror plotters let off leniently

From: Godfrey Bloom, Ukip MEP for Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, Wressle, Selby. THE potential terrorists who planned to blow us all up in a heap of blood and mangled bodies received sentences of between six and nine years (Yorkshire Post, April...

 

When homosexual heresy meets Big Brother

From: Jack Brown, Lamb Lane, Monk Bretton, Barnsley. YOUR report on Sheffield University’s Hidden Perspectives project (Yorkshire Post, April 12) is a stark reminder of how deeply the homosexual heresy has embedded itself into English culture. Dr...

 
Tortoise stolen from pet shop

Tortoise stolen from pet shop

Time could be running out for a rare dwarf Russian tortoise stolen from a Lancashire pet shop. Police are searching for the reptile which needs special heating and lighting to survive. The tortoise went missing from a store in Alexandra Road,...

 

Police to 'tag' dementia patients

Elderly care campaigners have branded a police force's decision to buy tracking devices for dementia patients as "completely wrong". Sussex Police have bought 15 GPS tags in a bid to save money searching for pensioners who often go missing,...

 

Implants 'raise cancer death risk'

Women who have breast implants and go on to have breast cancer have a greater risk of dying from the disease than those without, a new study has suggested. Researchers said that patients with cosmetic implants have a 38% higher risk of dying from...

 
London commercial property investment tops rest of UK in 2012

London commercial property investment tops rest of UK in 2012

Britain's property market is still suffering from the fallout of the 2008 financial crisis and the economy as a whole is struggling to eke out growth, hit by a fall in consumer confidence and the biggest cuts in public spending since the second world...

Reuters, 00:21 in Business
 

Man who studied in U.S., four others freed in Uzbekistan - State Department

The five - also including two human rights activists and two members of the Jehovah's Witnesses, were freed last year, the State Department said in its 2012 survey of human rights around the world. Abdulaziz Dadahanov, who is in his mid 30s and...

 

Police to 'tag' dementia patients

Elderly care campaigners have branded a police force's decision to buy tracking devices for dementia patients as "completely wrong". Sussex Police have bought 15 GPS tags in a bid to save money searching for pensioners who often go missing,...

 

Implants 'raise cancer death risk'

Women who have breast implants and go on to have breast cancer have a greater risk of dying from the disease than those without, a new study has suggested. Researchers said that patients with cosmetic implants have a 38% higher risk of dying from...

 

Police to 'tag' dementia patients

Elderly care campaigners have branded a police force's decision to buy tracking devices for dementia patients as "completely wrong". Sussex Police have bought 15 GPS tags in a bid to save money searching for pensioners who often go missing,...

 


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