News archive from 2 February 2015, page 22

No excuses, I suspect this is electioneering

YOU can tell an election is looming by the way that the politicians/councillors are jostling for position and trying to get themselves photographed and quoted in the press. The latest piece of gibberish to come out of city hall centres around Baggy...

 
Hartlepool United set to sign Marvin Morgan

Hartlepool United set to sign Marvin Morgan

HARTLEPOOL United will today add a new striker to their ranks with Plymouth Argyle's Marvin Morgan set to join the battle for survival. Boss Ronnie Moore was expecting a busy day before the January Transfer Window closes at 11pm as he looked to bring...

 
Firefighters free casualty from Usselby crash

Firefighters free casualty from Usselby crash

Firefighters from Caistor and Market Rasen freed a casualty from a car following a crash near Usselby, Market Rasen. The incident happened just before 10pm yesterday.

 

Murphy vows further devolution

Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy will today claim that his party will go further than the package of devolution set out by the Smith Commission if it wins the general election. Mr Murphy will be joined by Gordon Brown at an event in Edinburgh to...

 

Two Al Jazeera prisoners at forefront of Greste's mind - family

Al Jazeera journalist Greste was released on Sunday after 400 days in a Cairo jail and later left Egypt. He had been sentenced to seven years on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said. Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy...

 
Proposal to demolish Highcliffe garages

Proposal to demolish Highcliffe garages

Plans to demolish 21 garages on the Highcliffe housing estate in Spittal have been submitted. An application lodged on behalf of Four Housing proposes the demolition of two blocks of concrete garages east of numbers 225-228. If approved, the sites of...

 
Promoter’s anger as police shut down Sunderland music venue – hours before sell-out event

Promoter’s anger as police shut down Sunderland music venue – hours before sell-out event

A PROMOTER has hit out after the Wearside venue he runs was hit with a closure notice. Derek Milligan runs The Mess Room, in Pallion’s Woodbine Terrace, which has room for up to 200 people. The site was due to host a sold-out rave on Saturday night,...

 
Marketing budget protected by council

Marketing budget protected by council

Budget plans to spend more than £14,000 on marketing have been given the all clear by Berwick Town Council despite concerns. Councillor Georgina Hill had argued that the council is not getting value for money from its current outlay. At the moment it...

 

Wolf Hall: Familiar stops on Cardinal Wolsey's tragic final journey

As a fall from grace, the demise of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey - featured in the excellent BBC series Wolf Hall - was as spectacular as it gets. Andy Smart traces the links to Nottinghamshire during his fall from favour. Thomas Wolsey knew he was in...

 
Hull FC new signing - vicar Phil Lamb is club's first Poet Laureate

Hull FC new signing - vicar Phil Lamb is club's first Poet Laureate

Hull FC has revealed its latest signing - a vicar who will bring poetry to the Black and Whites. Father Phil Lamb, 46, who conveniently already dresses in black and white, has been named the club's first Poet Laureate. He will contribute writing and...

 
Abuse victim Sharon fears paedophile could be freed after hearing beast has appealed against conviction

Abuse victim Sharon fears paedophile could be freed after hearing beast has appealed against conviction

A CHILD sex abuse victim has revealed her anger at learning that her tormentor is appealing against his conviction. Brave Sharon Baxter fought for 28 years to see pervert Leslie Kinvig brought to justice. And last month he was jailed for six years for...

 

Queen 'concerned at Charles' plans'

The Queen is concerned about the potential style of the monarchy under her son and heir, a new biography of the Prince of Wales claims. Unofficial biography Charles: The Heart of A King, by Time magazine journalist Catherine Mayer, suggests his...

 
Stoke Methodist Church celebrates launch after raising £500,000 to transform dilapidated West End pub

Stoke Methodist Church celebrates launch after raising £500,000 to transform dilapidated West End pub

PARISHIONERS celebrated the launch of a new church after raising £500,000 to transform a dilapidated pub into a place of worship. Stoke Methodist Church welcomed supporters of the refurbishment to a service on Sunday at the former West End pub in...

 
Man born with part of his arm missing believes birth defect could have been caused by hormone pill given to his mum

Man born with part of his arm missing believes birth defect could have been caused by hormone pill given to...

SCOT Russell Kelly has revealed his anger at birth defects he believes could have been caused by a drug given to his mum. Russell, 41, was born without his left hand and part of his arm missing. Last night he called on the Scottish Government to...

 
Cats in Burton Latimer poisoned by anti-freeze

Cats in Burton Latimer poisoned by anti-freeze

A distraught cat owner is warning other people to be aware of the dangers posed to felines by the use of anti-freeze and de-icing liquids. Claire Villette’s pet felines Gingerbread and William died after being poisoned earlier this month. Just two...

 


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