News archive from 1 August 2014, page 16

Derby by the seaside once again...this time at Intu Derby shopping centre

LAND-LOCKED Derby will get its second taste of the seaside next week - when an indoor beach opens at the city's shopping centre. Sand, deckchairs, buckets and spades and Punch and Judy shows will all form part of the free attraction at Intu Derby...

 
Town apartment

Town apartment

This modern apartment is conveniently located within the centre of Garstang. The letting in Spalding Avenue presents a real opportunity for tenants looking for rural living, but staying close to shops, businesses and motorway networks. This stylish...

 
Generous fans raise huge total for Seb at Sport Bash

Generous fans raise huge total for Seb at Sport Bash

Generous visitors to the weekend's Sport Bash event donated £17,000 to help the family of a boy seriously hurt in a road accident. Organisers chose to support two charities this year and over two days the event at Stamford School raised more than...

 
Theatre network in £2,500 appeal to save festival for emerging Leeds talent

Theatre network in £2,500 appeal to save festival for emerging Leeds talent

A creative group has launched a crowdfunding campaign to save a Leeds arts festival, as its £15,000 Arts Council funding grant hangs in the balance. The Leeds-based West Yorkshire Theatre Network’s (WYTN) NEXUS festival is due to take place at up to...

 

International concert pianist Piers Lane: 'Townsville is in my blood'

Umbilically attached to Queensland: pianist Piers Lane. Photograph: /Keith Saunders Piers Lane is a concert pianist with an eclectic taste in socks and an intense passion for the people he works with. He has inoculated himself from the often lonely...

 
Unchanged England sweating as James Anderson goes in dock

Unchanged England sweating as James Anderson goes in dock

If he is serving a Test match ban because of his altercation with Indian batsman Ravindra Jadeja on the way to the dining room at Trent Bridge during the first Test it will be a huge loss to the team. Anderson once again showed his worth to England...

 
Shirebrook thugs spared jail after town centre assault

Shirebrook thugs spared jail after town centre assault

Three Shirebrook thugs who chased a man along a town centre street before repeatedly punching and kicking him have all been spared immediate jail sentences. Brian Birch (20) of Highcliffe Avenue, Antony Christopher James Gregory (23) of Langwith Road,...

 
Flags fly again at green spaces

Flags fly again at green spaces

Public green spaces in Morpeth have once again been named among the best in Britain. Carlisle Park, often dubbed the jewel in Morpeth’s crown, has claimed a Green Flag Award for the tenth time, while the Old Bakehouse Millennium Green, off Newgate...

 
OPINION: Great tribute to centenary

OPINION: Great tribute to centenary

Anyone with even the vaguest sense of history will know how the First World War changed the country we live in today. On Monday, August 4, it will be precisely 100 years to the day that Great Britain declared war on Germany so beginning a four-year...

 
Two football clubs doing well would give city a huge boost

Two football clubs doing well would give city a huge boost

With the new football season only a couple of weeks away, I would be surprised if supporters of the two Sheffield clubs were looking forward to the season with any great confidence. United had a new co-owner last season who is supposedly a...

 
Learning from good old days

Learning from good old days

If there’s one thing I love hearing from our residents, it’s their stories of growing up - for a large proportion at least - in the interwar years. It brings home just how much life has changed; and not always for the better! Their rich memories bring...

 
Live traffic and travel updates from Leicester and Leicestershire

Live traffic and travel updates from Leicester and Leicestershire

7.10am: There are currently no new incidents to report. For more local and national travel information and weather updates see the links below: MOTORWAY UPDATES: For traffic updates on UK motorways and other key roads - CLICK HERE. LIVE CAMERAS: Check...

 

Strong inflows boost Man Group's funds under management to $57.7 billion

Investment performance added $700 million in the first half. The money manager announced an interim dividend of 4 cents per share in a statement and said the recent acquisition of U.S. fund of fund manager Pine Grove was due to complete shortly....

Reuters, 07:33 in Business
 
Airline group IAG moves into profit

Airline group IAG moves into profit

British Airways owner IAG has moved into profit for the first half of the year after an improved performance from its Spanish airline, Iberia. The group made an operating profit of 155m euros ($207m; £123m), compared with a 177m-euro loss a year ago....

BBC, 07:33 in Business
 
Great roadsters - and plenty offun for all the family - in store

Great roadsters - and plenty offun for all the family - in store

If you see classic vehicle after classic vehicle making its way along the Calder Valley this weekend, don't be surprised! Hebden Bridge will, once again, be the centre of activity on August 2 and 3 when the Rotary Club of Hebden Bridge hosts the...

 


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