News archive from 2 January 2015, page 10

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes: We have sent out warning to Celtic that winning title will not be a formality

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes: We have sent out warning to Celtic that winning title will not be a formality

ABERDEEN boss Derek McInnes admitted that his side were riled up and ready to hit top spot after they defeated St Johnstone 2-0 to move to the summit of the Premiership table. McInnes praised his rampant Dandy Dons and insisted they were magnificent...

 
Banned Rotherham motorist is jailed after he is caught driving

Banned Rotherham motorist is jailed after he is caught driving

A Rotherham man who continued to drive despite been banned from the road for five years has been jailed. Sheffield Crown Court heard Christopher Green was caught driving in Maltby in September 2014 - just six months after a judge had disqualified...

 
Pellegrini to keep interest in transfer window

Pellegrini to keep interest in transfer window

Manuel Pellegrini will run the rule on his returning stars before making a move in the January transfer window. The departure of Alvaro Negredo in the last window left Manchester City with just three senior strikers for the season. All of them have...

 
Second Ship Carrying Migrants Abandoned At Sea

Second Ship Carrying Migrants Abandoned At Sea

An unmanned cargo ship with hundreds of migrants on board is heading towards the southern tip of Italy - the second vessel of its kind to be abandoned at sea in several days. The Italian Air Force has sent a helicopter carrying coastguard officials to...

 
Special report: Diamon team bids to change South Yorkshire Police working ways

Special report: Diamon team bids to change South Yorkshire Police working ways

The South Yorkshire Police team set up to save £49 million following Government funding cuts has so far saved £32 million. Known as Operation Diamond, the team was established in 2009 to transform the way the force operates. It has meant every single...

 
Increased rail fares come into effect across South Yorkshire

Increased rail fares come into effect across South Yorkshire

Increased fares will come into effect for rail passengers today - as campaigners demand a "fairer approach' from Government. Regular rail users across the country are being hit by a 2.5 per cent increase in season ticket prices and some off-peak...

 
Special report: South Yorkshire Police force merger plan

Special report: South Yorkshire Police force merger plan

Police chiefs in South Yorkshire Police are set to merge virtually every department with neighbouring forces in a bid to save cash - protecting only neighbourhood teams from the axe. The warning was issued by Chief Constable David Crompton, who said...

 
‘I’ll walk again’ vows stroke survivor Richard

‘I’ll walk again’ vows stroke survivor Richard

A MAN who was left wheelchair-bound after suffering a massive stroke is hoping to prove medics wrong by getting back on his feet in the new year. Richard Watts was just 46 when he was left paralysed by the stroke in April 2013, and has needed...

 
It’s a lottery for Hartlepool council staff

It’s a lottery for Hartlepool council staff

COUNCIL staff will be invited to try their luck in a new lottery scheme which has been given the go-ahead. The Hartlepool Borough Council lottery aims to generate funds for good causes and one-off projects as well as prizes for players. The new...

 
Hartlepool novelist finds inspiration in punk

Hartlepool novelist finds inspiration in punk

A CRIME writer who hails from Hartlepool is celebrating after the release of his latest novel. Paul Brazill, 52, has brought out Guns of Brixton, which is inspired by a song by 70s punk band, The Clash. Paul describes the book as Punk Fiction, and...

 
Stoke City 1, Manchester United 1 talking points: Marko Arnautovic revival as good as any big money transfer window deal

Stoke City 1, Manchester United 1 talking points: Marko Arnautovic revival as good as any big money...

STOKE City made it seven points from three matches over the festive period with a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at the Britannia Stadium yesterday. PETER SMITH looks at the main talking points to come from the first Premier League encounter of...

 
Hartlepool physio will have key role at games

Hartlepool physio will have key role at games

A HARTLEPOOL physiotherapist will help to keep world-class athletes fighting fit after being selected as the top physio at a new European games next summer. Martin Davies, who owns Active PhysioCare in the town’s Victoria Road, will swap Hartlepool...

 
House prices in Nottingham up by ten per cent in a year - biggest rise in a decade

House prices in Nottingham up by ten per cent in a year - biggest rise in a decade

House prices in Nottingham have increased by more than 10 per cent over the last year - the biggest annual rise in a decade. And estate agents say they expect the cost of property to keep on rising this year. The latest figures from the Land...

 
Man City star Toure ‘always does something incredible against us’ bemoans Sunderland boss

Man City star Toure ‘always does something incredible against us’ bemoans Sunderland boss

SUNDERLAND head coach coach Gus Poyet feels Manchester City were "just getting to the point of frustration" when Yaya Toure sparked today's second-half drama. Sunderland had frustrated City for almost an hour, with the visitors soaking up...

 
Pantomime time for village players

Pantomime time for village players

IT is almost time for Greatham Village Players to perform their annual pantomime - oh yes it is! The talented cast of amateur performers have been rehearsing hard for this year’s production of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The players are looking...

 


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