News archive from 1 September 2018, page 16

Same amount of character but less drama would suit Raith Rovers

Same amount of character but less drama would suit Raith Rovers

Raith Rovers manager Barry Smith is hoping for less drama but the same amount of character from his players today. The Kirkcaldy men welcome Forfar to Stark’s Park and surely the game can’t be as tumultuous as last weekend’s one at Airdrie....

The Courier, 09:15 in Sport
 
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell has selection headache for Angus derby with Brechin

Arbroath boss Dick Campbell has selection headache for Angus derby with Brechin

Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he has a big team selection decision to make for today’s Angus derby with Brechin at Gayfield. The Red Lichties continued their great start to the season last week, winning 3-0 at East Fife. Arbroath sit top of the...

The Courier, 09:15 in Sport
 
Dundee skipper Josh Meekings hoping Kenny Miller magic will make all the difference

Dundee skipper Josh Meekings hoping Kenny Miller magic will make all the difference

Dundee skipper Josh Meekings is hoping the Kenny Miller effect will provide the big boost the team need to secure their first Premiership win of the season against Motherwell this afternoon. The Dark Blues have lost their opening three games in the...

The Courier, 09:15 in Sport
 
Fraser Aird wants Dundee United to make opponents cross with their setpiece expertise

Fraser Aird wants Dundee United to make opponents cross with their setpiece expertise

Fraser Aird is determined to make Dundee United the setpiece experts of the Championship. Aird’s deadball delivery was a highlight of the 3-1 win over Partick Thistle, especially the freekick that teed up Paul Watson’s opening goal. His colleague...

The Courier, 09:15 in Sport
 

Look Back with Little: Important Grimsbury lots go under hammer

On November 22, 1904 what can be described as one of the major sales in the early 20th century took place at the Prince of Wales in Grimsbury. The subject of the occasion was important and valuable freehold properties. These came under the hammer at...

 
Joy for tragic Alfie Evans’ parents as they welcome new baby boy

Joy for tragic Alfie Evans’ parents as they welcome new baby boy

The parents of Alfie Evans have welcomed a new baby boy, four months after losing their 23-month-old to a rare neurodegenerative disorder. According to reports, Kate James, 20, gave birth to baby Thomas – named after his father Tom Evans, 21 – last...

Metro, 09:18 in Hot News
 

Police release more information after body of man found in river

Police have released more information after the body of a man was found in a river in Lincolnshire yesterday. Officers scrambled to the River Welland in the Meadows area of Stamford where the body was found. The body was discovered at 2pm on Friday,...

 

Here's what today's weather is looking like

Today will be mostly dry but spots of light rain possible later. Any early mist and fog will clear quickly in the morning. Then dry with bright or sunny spells. It will be lightly warmer than Friday, with light winds keeping the coast cooler than...

 

Young ‘royals’ launch anti-bullying campaign in Skegness

Two special Skegness youngsters with individual challenges, who were rocketed into the spotlight by becoming Carnival Royalty, are showing anything is possible by launching a new anti-bullying campaign. In true carnival tradition, Carnival Queen...

 

Sheffield rail services disrupted as workers hold latest strike in row over role of guards 

Rail passengers across South Yorkshire face further disruption today (Saturday) as workers hold a further strike in the long-running dispute over the role of guards. Workers on Arriva Rail North (Northern) will stage 24-hour walk-outs every Saturday...

 
An acne vaccination could be coming soon

An acne vaccination could be coming soon

Reschedule that expensive dermatologist appointment. Finish your latest round of antibiotics. Cancel your online order of the newest full-coverage concealer. According to a new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology an acne...

Metro, 09:25 in Lifestyle
 

'We are not in crisis' the passionate message from Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce takes his Aston Villa side to Sheffield United today in the hope of erasing the painful memory of the midweek defeat at Burton Albion. The boss insists there will be big changes to his starting XI after the fringe players failed to turn up...

 

Monster Leeds teacher who abused boys as young as 11 back in court for more sex offences

A DISGRACED pensioner who sexually abused pupils when he was a teacher at Leeds Grammar School has appeared in court after admitting further offences. Christopher Slater was jailed for more than four years in 2015 for abusing seven boys at the school...

 

Free guided talks on the Louth Panorama

As part of the Heritage Open Days scheme in September, Louth Town Council will open its doors to the general public who will have the opportunity for a free talk on the unique Louth Panorama. The famous panorama was painted by William Brown in the...

 

Theatre reviews: The Last Witch | Losing the Rag

IS THERE such a thing as a witch? More than a fifth of Americans apparently still think so; and the count was much higher in early 18th century Scotland, where Rona Munro sets her 2009 play The Last Witch, now revived at Pitlochry. Pitlochry Festival...

 


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