News archive from 1 August 2015, page 17

Jail for pervert who filmed young girls

Jail for pervert who filmed young girls

A pervert has been jailed for a year after setting up a camera to film girls getting undressed. Christopher James, 50, put tape over a blue light which came on when the camera was in use so as not to attract his victims' attention, Nottingham Crown...

 
Italian artist’s work to be sold in Northumberland village

Italian artist’s work to be sold in Northumberland village

A signed art print by a famous Italian artist is to be sold at auction in a north Northumberland coastal village. What’s more, the artist in question has ties to the village, where he was often seen learning how to play darts, and the print was...

 
Discussing progress on rural broadband in Northumberland

Discussing progress on rural broadband in Northumberland

MP for Berwick, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, who founded the Broadband4Northumberland campaign is organising a special broadband summit next week. The event, which takes place in Rothbury on Friday, August 7, will allow local business owners and residents to...

 
Lesbury WI, July report

Lesbury WI, July report

Space discoveries After a warm welcome from president Susan, the July meeting of Lesbury WI proceeded with the usual business and arrangements for our August outing. Secretary Annette, who is giving up her role at the annual meeting, announced that...

 

Firefighters confident of tackling blaze threatening homes in Blue Mountains

Firefighters are confident they have the upper hand over an out-of-control bushfire that’s threatening 40 homes in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. A “watch and act alert” was issued by NSW Rural Fire Service for the Wentworth Falls area on...

 
Hull City closing in on Brentford's Moses Odubajo and Andre Gray

Hull City closing in on Brentford's Moses Odubajo and Andre Gray

Hull City want a season-long loan deal for Arsenal rookie Isaac Hayden to be just the start of an ambitious recruitment drive ahead of the Championship kick-off next weekend. Hayden became the club's third signing of the summer after agreeing to join...

 
Hull FC sign Mahe Fonua from Melbourne Storm

Hull FC sign Mahe Fonua from Melbourne Storm

Hull FC have completed a deal for Melbourne Storm outside back Mahe Fonua on a three-year deal. The 22-year-old will join the club next season, with coach Lee Radford delighted at a real coup of landing the Tongan international. Fonua, who is equally...

 

Secret Teacher: private school students are great, it's their parents I worry about

As teaching goes, I have little cause for complaint. I work with sparky, engaged students in a small independent preparatory school. My classroom was once a grand family dining room. I read the tales of English author Julia Donaldson beneath its...

Guardian, 07:04 in Learning
 

Come you on Brewers! The Mail asks people to back Burton Albion in the club's biggest ever season

WITH the start of Burton Albion's debut League One season just a week away, businesses are ready to benefit from the club's success. The Brewers rise from non-league obscurity to the third tier of English football is not only a boost for fans, but for...

Burton Mail, 07:04 in Sport
 
We will work to boost sales of Typhoon, says Defence Secretary

We will work to boost sales of Typhoon, says Defence Secretary

THE Government is to take a fresh look at how to get behind the Eurofighter Typhoon and help BAE Systems increase sales across the world. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon revealed the move during a visit to BAE Systems’ Lancashire sites to mark the...

 
Boro keeper Connor Ripley relishes Motherwell loan chance

Boro keeper Connor Ripley relishes Motherwell loan chance

Middlesbrough goalkeeper Connor Ripley has joined Motherwell on loan - and could figure in tomorrow's Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership opener at Inverness CT. The 6ft 3in former England youth international, who has made three first-team appearances for...

 
Premier League preview: Milner’s value for money

Premier League preview: Milner’s value for money

Midfielder James Milner may have been one of the cheapest acquisitions in Liverpool's summer recruitment programme, but he could yet prove to be the shrewdest. The 29-year-old England international arrived at Anfield after allowing his contract with...

 
Matt's half the man he was after losing 16st in just 18 months of dieting

Matt's half the man he was after losing 16st in just 18 months of dieting

A MAN who lost 16st has encouraged others to face their weight problems and work to slim down. Matthew Ledoux-Deakin, 43, of Henhurst Ridge, Burton, weighed 30st and 10lb back in January 2014 - but just 18 months later has slimmed down to 14st 12lb,...

 

It will cost £15 to return a pair of TOMS espadrilles

I ordered a pair of TOMS espadrilles costing £34.95 through the company’s UK website. Its policy of donating a pair of shoes to a child in need for every purchase swayed my decision. The shoes arrived promptly, but I was surprised that they were...

 
Derby cancer fighter Mitchell Rhodes will headline his own boxing fundraiser

Derby cancer fighter Mitchell Rhodes will headline his own boxing fundraiser

A YOUNG boxer battling lung cancer at the age of 17 is not going to let his illness get in the way of his next fight. Mitchell Rhodes has vowed to get into the ring for a bout on Sunday, while still suffering from the cancer. Mitchell missed his GCSE...

 


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