News archive from 1 September 2018, page 18

Pensioner couple ready to cross Great North Run finish line for the final time

A pensioner couple are planning to tackle the Great North Run route for the final time - at the age of 82. Ruth and Charles Anderson, from Steward Crescent in Marsden, will both be taking on their 18th GNR next Sunday. They plan to make it their last,...

 

South Tyneside hospice work recognised at civic reception

The invaluable work of a well-known charity has been celebrated at a special reception. Representatives from St Clare’s Hospice were invited to South Shields Town Hall where they met the Mayor, Coun Ken Stephenson and Mayoress, Cathy Stephenson. The...

 

Australian lifeguard promotes water safety in South Shields

An Australian lifeguard and TV star swapped Bondi Beach for Sandhaven Beach to teach youngsters about water safety. Trent ‘Maxi’ Maxwell, who is known for his role on Australia’s Channel Ten programme ‘Bondi Rescue,’ visited South Shields to take part...

 
Lana Del Rey: Singer cancels Israel performance after backlash

Lana Del Rey: Singer cancels Israel performance after backlash

Lana Del Rey has cancelled a scheduled performance in Israel following a backlash from fans and activists. "It's important to me to perform in both Palestine and Israel and treat all my fans equally," the singer said in a statement posted on...

BBC, 09:39 in World News
 
Meeting Jacinda Ardern: 'She makes the extraordinary seem ordinary'

Meeting Jacinda Ardern: 'She makes the extraordinary seem ordinary'

The last time I interviewed Jacinda Ardern, she was in between breast-feeds, had just launched a plastic bag ban, negotiated an end to a strike by nurses and announced a new mental health hospital for acute patients. But, as usual, the prime minister...

 

Sainsbury's recalls frozen food over listeria bug fears

Sainsbury's has urgently recalled five frozen vegetable products, due to the possible presence of the deadly listeria bug. Trading standards have issued a recall notice, and shoppers are advised to not consume the products, and return them to their...

 

Banbury’s Spiceball Park set for charity walk with sporty theme

Banbury Mayor Shaida Hussain is urging people to go the extra mile at a charity event in Spiceball Park on Sunday, September 9. Cllr Hussain is asking residents to join her on a sports-themed walk through the park in a bid to raise hundreds of pounds...

 
Carlisle Cemetery to host annual babies' memorial service

Carlisle Cemetery to host annual babies' memorial service

Carlisle Cemetery is hosting its annual babies' memorial service on Saturday, September 8. Held within the chapel of the Richardson Street cemetery, the short service is not only open for parents who have recently lost a baby or child but for anyone...

 
Dundee Stars back in action

Dundee Stars back in action

The first games of the 2018-19 season has arrived for the Kitmart Dundee Stars – and it will be a tough test for the Tayside team. EHC Freiburg of the DEL2 are the first opponents for Omar Pacha’s men in back-to-back home games. “Pre-season has gone...

The Courier, 09:45 in Sport
 

Sainsbury's recalls frozen food over listeria bug fears

Sainsbury's has urgently recalled five frozen vegetable products, due to the possible presence of the deadly listeria bug. Trading standards have issued a recall notice, and shoppers are advised to not consume the products, and return them to their...

 

Garden centre team digs deep for charity walk

Employees from Tong Garden Centre are preparing for a 14-mile walk to raise funds for their chosen charity of the year. A team of 12 colleagues from the business are planning the charity walk in the Yorkshire Dales to raise money for Candlelighters,...

 
Leeds news: Marcelo Bielsa evaluates Middlesbrough draw, explains Pablo Hernandez absence

Leeds news: Marcelo Bielsa evaluates Middlesbrough draw, explains Pablo Hernandez absence

Bielsa restored the bulk of his preferred XI for the visit of Middlesbrough after their 2-0 Carabao Cup defeat to Preston in midweek. And his players ensured they head into the international break top of the Championship table with 14 points. Leeds...

Daily Star, 09:50 in Sport
 

Car's roof cut off after crash in Wigan

Firefighters were forced to cut the roof off a car after it collided with a bus in Wigan. Crews from Wigan station were required to undertake a delicate rescue operation after the crash in Dorning Street last night, just before 7pm. Five people were...

 
Martin Clunes: ‘The worst thing anyone’s ever said to me? “God, you’re ugly”’

Martin Clunes: ‘The worst thing anyone’s ever said to me? “God, you’re ugly”’

Born in London, Martin Clunes, 56, starred in the 90s television sitcom Men Behaving Badly. He went on to play Richard Burbage in the 1998 award-winning film Shakespeare In Love and starred in the 2002 TV film Goodbye, Mr Chips. Since 2004, he has...

Guardian, 09:52 in Showbiz
 

Garden centre team digs deep for charity walk

Employees from Tong Garden Centre are preparing for a 14-mile walk to raise funds for their chosen charity of the year. A team of 12 colleagues from the business are planning the charity walk in the Yorkshire Dales to raise money for Candlelighters,...

 


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