News archive from 1 December 2018

NHS spent £40 million removing children’s teeth rotted by sugar

NHS spent £40 million removing children’s teeth rotted by sugar

Statistics show that teenagers and children had teeth removed in more than 45,000 hospital operations last year – sparking calls for action against rising sugar consumption. The extractions, carried out on under 18s across England in 2017/2018, cost...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 
Sam Gyimah resigns over Theresa May's Brexit deal

Sam Gyimah resigns over Theresa May's Brexit deal

The universities minister, Sam Gyimah, has resigned in protest at the prime minister’s Brexit plan and pledged to vote against the agreement in parliament. On Friday, he became the seventh minister to quit Theresa May’s government over the issue....

Guardian, 00:10 in Politics
 
Talking Horses: Bank on Sizing Tennessee in the Ladbrokes Trophy

Talking Horses: Bank on Sizing Tennessee in the Ladbrokes Trophy

Colin Tizzard could be about to enjoy a second success in the Ladbrokes Trophy, or the Hennessy as many still know it, but not with the horse that most would pick as his first string. Elegant Escape has his chance, of course, but Sizing Tennessee...

Guardian, 00:16 in Sport
 
Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel....

 
Ministers criticised after plans for council tax rise to fund police

Ministers criticised after plans for council tax rise to fund police

Ministers have been accused of a financial sleight of hand over plans to allow a council tax increase to pay for extra police funding, in a move Labour said would hit the poorest hardest without providing enough extra funding. Forces across England...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Schools are the rural economy – the real dilemma over North Yorkshire closure plans

EVEN THOUGH the number of pupils and families affected by the latest raft of small school closures in North Yorkshire is relatively modest, this issue does, in fact, extend far beyond the communities most affected by these difficult decisions. It is...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Why Small Business Saturday needs a show of support from you

AS an antidote to recent commercial gimmicks to entice more people to shop online, Small Business Saturday – and its ethos – carries even more importance at the end of a difficult year for many high streets. The fact that a Government totally deaf to...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: Stately occasions – Christmas countdown begins

FEW cHRISTMAS displays in the land will be as elaborate as the spectacular exhibitions being put together by Harewood House and Castle Howard as Yorkshire’s iconic stately homes prepare to throw open their majestic doors to the wider public for the...

 

Have you seen missing Doncaster pensioner?

Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing Doncaster man.  Eric Horsefield, aged 71, is missing from Coniston Court in Mexborough. READ MORE: UPDATE: First pictures and video footage emerges from tram and car crash scene in Sheffield He was...

 

Body found in search for missing Doncaster man, aged 21  

Police have today found a body in their search for a missing 21-year-old man from Doncaster.  A body was found at about 3pm this afternoon close to Mexborough Railway Station.  READ MORE: UPDATE: First pictures and video footage emerges from tram and...

 
Sam Gyimah: rising Conservative star who quit over Brexit

Sam Gyimah: rising Conservative star who quit over Brexit

Sam Gyimah has been considered a “rising star” for nearly two decades. The Conservative MP for East Surrey, who has resigned as universities minister over Theresa May’s Brexit deal, was born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. He was sent to live in...

Guardian, 00:36 in Learning
 

David Behrens: Even now, Rotherham officials find new ways to fail rape victim Sammy Woodhouse

AT first glance, it beggars belief that a Yorkshire council could have counselled a convicted rapist on visiting rights to the child of his victim. But it should not have been a surprise. Our criminal and social justice system is good at protecting...

 

Police pressures force neighbourhood officers onto the emergency frontline

There could be fewer neighbourhood police on the beat in Lancashire in future - but those who remain in the role will not be diverted from their duties to help with emergency calls. A core services review by Lancashire Constabulary is seeking to solve...

 

LINCS LEAGUE: Fixtures

Today’s matches... Lincs Junior Cup (KO 1.30pm): Benington v Horncastle Town, Lincoln Moorlands Railway v Brigg Town CIC, Louth Town v Epworth Town Colts, Spilsby Town v Wyberton. Lincs League (KO 2pm): Cleethorpes Town Res v Ruston Sports, Grimsby...

 

Sykes shows true heart in title defeat

Gary Sykes walked out of the ExCeL Arena ring with his head held high after producing a display of real heart and courage against Liam Walsh. Sykes slipped to a unanimous points defeat as Walsh snatched the Dewsbury man’s British super featherweight...

 


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