News archive from 2 February 2015, page 21

Keeping historic features for our future generations

Keeping historic features for our future generations

One often wonders whether Sheffield deserves its "greenest city' reputation considering the total disregard our council has for nature, our heritage and preservation of green open spaces which serve local communities. Over the past two years we...

 
Biting heads off jelly babies

Biting heads off jelly babies

It wasn't Breakfast at Tiffanys (question - could you eat a whole "Toby Foster at Breakfast' ?) but at Big Si's cafe in Malin Bridge. I caught sight of the sweetie tray and my mind drifted back to Jack Beckworth’s tiny corner shop at the bottom...

 
Greater Manchester travel update: Snow still affecting some high routes in region

Greater Manchester travel update: Snow still affecting some high routes in region

It’s a smooth start to the week, with little disruption across Greater Manchester’s roads and travel networks. Snake Pass is still closed in both directions for snow between Hurst Road - Royal Oak Inn, Glossop - and Ladybower Reservoir. A breakdown on...

 
Severe weather warning for Leicester: Cold expected all week

Severe weather warning for Leicester: Cold expected all week

An amber weather warning has been issued for Leicester. The Met Office have today warned of severe cold weather all this week. The weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Temperatures are...

 
Scottish Friendly closes in on takeover of Marine & General

Scottish Friendly closes in on takeover of Marine & General

Financial services group Scottish Friendly is set to double in size after announcing it is close to securing the takeover of Marine & General Mutual. The two mutuals expect the transaction to complete in the second quarter of this year, subject to...

BBC, 08:11 in Business
 
Youth team in gear for future with van deal

Youth team in gear for future with van deal

Fleetwood Town's youth team squad look set to be geared up for the away fixtures thanks to a helping hand from a Fylde coast business. The Cod Army’s players of the future have secured a new sponsor for 2015 in Chorley Group who will be a driving...

 

Transfer deadline day: Live updates as Arsenal agree midfield deal, Manchester United chase three stars...

Transfer deadline day is here! It's one of football's biggest and most important days of the year, with last-minute deals able to shape the remainder of the season for all clubs. Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are all looking for...

Metro, 08:13 in Sport
 
Newcastle hope to sign MK Dons’ Dele Alli

Newcastle hope to sign MK Dons’ Dele Alli

NEWCASTLE United were today hoping to complete the deadline-day signing of Dele Alli - amid interest from Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa. MK Dons are willing to sell the 18-year-old midfielder – if the buying club loans him back for the rest of the...

 
Positive news on Sunderland’s Cattermole

Positive news on Sunderland’s Cattermole

POSITIVE injury news on Lee Cattermole is likely to scupper any last-gasp transfer moves from Sunderland, short of the Black Cats receiving an "incredible" offer for any of their players. For the last fortnight, Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has...

 
Carver ains for more wins with Newcastle

Carver ains for more wins with Newcastle

JOHN Carver's looking for his Newcastle United side to boss more games - after being getting his first win as boss. Carver’s side beat Hull City 3-0 a the KC Stadium on Saturday. Goals from Remy Cabella, Sammy Ameobi and Yoan Gouffran gave the club...

 
Hartlepool’s Fenwick’s gone from road digging to goalscoring

Hartlepool’s Fenwick’s gone from road digging to goalscoring

MATCH-WINNER Scott Fenwick says signing for Hartlepool United has "changed his life" - and he is desperate to do all he can to keep them in the Football League, writes RICHARD MENNEAR. The 24-year-old notched his fourth goal in six starts in...

 
Bourne Wood scavenging day proves popular

Bourne Wood scavenging day proves popular

The first scavenging day of the season at Bourne Wood was very well attended with 14 people coming to collect wood. The Friends of Bourne Wood organised the event with the format remaining the same with people bringing their own wheelbarrows and...

 

London City job creation drops in turbulent January - survey

A total of 2,788 new jobs were created in January in the British capital's financial district, down 18 percent from the same month in 2014. The agency cited falling oil prices and the shock removal of the Swiss franc's cap as factors, saying firms...

Reuters, 08:14 in Business
 

Standing ovation for Ted Robbins as Phoenix Nights returns to the stage

Comedian Peter Kay led a standing ovation in support of Ted Robbins as Phoenix Nights returned to the stage in Manchester last night. The Liverpool-born actor collapsed during the opening night of the show, where he was reprising his famous role as...

 

Road accident in Vauxhall resulted in minor injury

An HGV and a car crashed in Vauxhall last night. The accident happened on Derby Road at the junction with Bankfield Street. A Norfolk Line HGV collided with a black Vauxhall Corsa at approximately 7.50pm. There was debris lying on the road and police...

 


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