News archive from 1 August 2014, page 17

Robbers locked up after 'demanding drugs money' at Scunthorpe house

Robbers locked up after 'demanding drugs money' at Scunthorpe house

TWO robbers, one of whom brandished a knife in their quest for cannabis, have been locked-up. Sam O'Brien, 22, of Lindsey Street, Scunthorpe, and a teenager who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to two offences of robbery and the theft...

 

£25m solar power plant near Tata Steel to power 11,000 homes

NORTH Lincolnshire's first-ever solar energy park could soon be operating close to the Tata Steel works in Scunthorpe. The £25-million-plus project at Raventhorpe Farm, Broughton, will generate enough energy to power up to 11,000 homes. Talks have...

 
Kar Chinese restaurant to close

Kar Chinese restaurant to close

NORTH Lincolnshire's longest-running Chinese restaurant will close this Saturday after 36 years of trading. The closure of The Kar restaurant in Old Courts Road, Brigg, coincides with the decision of the owner Harry Wu to retire. Father of four Mr Wu,...

 
Plan to axe trees at Tata Steel Scunthorpe sportsground

Plan to axe trees at Tata Steel Scunthorpe sportsground

Six trees are facing the chop at a Scunthorpe sportsground. They are on the surrounds of the Tata Steel ground on Cemetery Road, known locally as Redbourn. Appleby-Frodingham Works Athletic Club has applied to fell half-a-dozen Lombardy poplar trees,...

 

Arsenal "have held talks with Morgan Schneiderlin over transfer'

Arsenal have held talks with Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin and remain in the race to sign him. Schneiderlin is desperate to quit the Saints this summer and has attracted interest from both the Gunners and their rivals Tottenham. He had...

Metro, 07:35 in Sport
 
Spar shop raided by masked men in Ingoldmells

Spar shop raided by masked men in Ingoldmells

Four men raided a Spar shop for cigarettes in Ingoldmells. At about 11:40pm yesterday the men wearing dark clothing and covering their faces forced entry to the Spar shop on Anchor Lane, Ingoldmells near Skegness through the front doors. They broke...

 
Main headline: 2,350 NEW HOUSES Sec heading: Blueprint for Eastwood and Kimberley given green light

Main headline: 2,350 NEW HOUSES Sec heading: Blueprint for Eastwood and Kimberley given green light

A blueprint for development that declares 2,350 new homes should be built in Eastwood, Kimberley, Brinsley and Awsworth has been rubberstamped by a government inspector. The controversial plan, otherwise known as the ‘core strategy’, says 1,250 houses...

 

Families get payouts for East Park paddling pool bug as Hull City Council agrees to settle

Families who became violently ill after paddling in the pool at East Park are to receive compensation from Hull City Council. The payout will come in the form of a legal settlement on behalf of five children and three adults, from five separate...

 

RBS Warns Over 'Adverse Impact' Of Independence

RBS has said Scottish independece could have a "material adverse impact" on its business and "significantly impact its credit ratings." Sources say it is but a re-statement of the position set out in their annual results. More...

 
Thousands to honour region’s WW1 heroes at centenary events

Thousands to honour region’s WW1 heroes at centenary events

When Britain joined the conflict that went on to become known as the First World War, a century ago, it was impossible to imagine what the terrible human cost would be. Ordinary life was put on hold for four years, with tens of thousands of men from...

 
Drunk couple 'neglected' Stoke-on-Trent child who was scalded by boiling water by not calling ambulance

Drunk couple 'neglected' Stoke-on-Trent child who was scalded by boiling water by not calling ambulance

A DRUNK couple neglected a toddler who had been scalded by boiling water by failing to call an ambulance for the screaming tot. The child suffered severe burns after accidentally knocking a cup of boiling water over himself. But Sarah Grocott and...

 

The Sentinel's online audience hits new record of one million unique visitors

THE Sentinel is celebrating after our online audience for July topped more than one million unique visitors. This has nearly doubled since this time last year. Our improved coverage of sports and breaking news means people are turning to us as a...

 

First World War: List of commemorative events in Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

SOME of the many events taking place around Derbyshire and East Staffordshire to commemorate the First World War over the next few days are: AUGUST 2: Long Eaton - Long Eaton Civic Society commemorative event, St Laurence Church, Market Place, from...

 

Derby school head teacher and two staff retire after combined 65 years in class

A HEAD teacher and two of her members of staff have retired from the same Derby primary school after clocking up 65 years in its classrooms between them. Carol Moore and teachers Gill Summers and Wendy Hodges bade farewell to pupils at Firs Estate...

 
Ofsted inspectors praise outstanding leadership and behaviour of pupils at Northampton primary school

Ofsted inspectors praise outstanding leadership and behaviour of pupils at Northampton primary school

Staff and Parents are celebrating the recent inspection result at Simon de Senlis Primary which highlighted both good and outstanding elements at the Hunsbury primary school. The school was inspected on July 2 and 3 and was given an overall rating of...

 


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