News archive from 2 November 2014, page 18

Terminally ill woman targeted by thieves twice in three days

Terminally ill woman targeted by thieves twice in three days

Police are appealing for witnesses after a terminally ill Dewsbury woman's home was targeted twice in three days. The first incident happened between 5.30pm and 5.45pm on Thursday (30 October). While the victim, a 35-year-old woman, was in her house...

 

VIDEO: Sheffield United remember lives lost in wars with poppy tribute

Sheffield United FC paid a stunning tribute to those who have lost their lives in all conflicts, before their match against Barnsley at Bramall Lane on Saturday. Ahead of the South Yorkshire derby, the family of a young soldier who was killed during...

 
Should council money be invested in dirty fuels?

Should council money be invested in dirty fuels?

Both our district and county councils love to boast about their green credentials, but chiefs invested £3.15million of workers' pensions in fossil fuels. Liberal Democrat research showed that part of the pension pot is invested in the...

 
Children enjoyed harvest festival

Children enjoyed harvest festival

Youngsters from an school in Daventry have taken part in a harvest festival. The youngsters from the primary and nursery site of the Danetre and Southbrook Learning Village held an assembly for the harvest festival on Friday October 17. Parents,...

 
Farming Matters: Tractor speed increase is good news for everyone!

Farming Matters: Tractor speed increase is good news for everyone!

From next March tractors will be allowed to increase their speed on public roads. The government has announced that the maximum speed limit for conventional tractors will increase from 20mph to 25mph from March. The Country Landowners Association...

 
Group brushes up for exhibition

Group brushes up for exhibition

Napton Art Group is getting ready for an exhibition that will be taking place this weekend. It comes to Napton Village Hall on both Saturday and Sunday running from 10am to 5pm. There will be paintings from members of the group will be on sale as long...

 
Boy is awarded for his bravery

Boy is awarded for his bravery

An eight-year-old Gosberton boy has been awarded for the bravery he showed when his father cut off two fingers in a sawing accident. Phil Packard had been using a circular saw to chop wood last Saturday when the guard jammed and the blade caught his...

 

Eating out: Perfect steak at the Mansion Bar, in London Road

IT was your spy's first visit to the Mansion Bar on Midland Road. After hearing many good things, it seemed the perfect occasion to meet a couple of friends after work. There is certainly no shortage of competition in the area, all offering something...

 
Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson says Scunthorpe United, and Middlesbrough loanee Luke Williams, won't score an easier goal all season than Iron's first at London Road

Peterborough United boss Darren Ferguson says Scunthorpe United, and Middlesbrough loanee Luke Williams,...

PETERBOROUGH United manager Darren Ferguson admitted his side have plenty to work on after the manner of their defeat to Scunthorpe United. The Posh chief did not think his side moved the ball quickly enough against the Iron and he blasted their...

 
TRANSFER NEWS: Pique to snub Man Utd for Chelsea, Liverpool axe Mignolet for Neto

TRANSFER NEWS: Pique to snub Man Utd for Chelsea, Liverpool axe Mignolet for Neto

Shakira's friendship with Chelsea ace Cesc Fabregas could prove the key in steering boyfriend Gerard Pique to London rather than Manchester. The 27-year-old defender is on his way out at Barcelona and Manchester rivals City and United are set to fight...

Daily Star, 08:44 in Sport
 
London’s best new ramen places: restaurant reviews

London’s best new ramen places: restaurant reviews

Shoryu Ramen 3 Denman St, London W1 (no booking). Meal for two £30. Sasuke 32 Great Windmill Street, London W1 (no booking). Meal for two £40. Ippudo London Central Saint Giles, London WC2 (no booking). Meal for two £30-£90. A few weeks ago I was...

 
TRAVEL: No major problems reported on the Lincolnshire transport network

TRAVEL: No major problems reported on the Lincolnshire transport network

There are no serious problems on Sunday on the roads and rails network across Lincolnshire. But there are roadworks to look out for which could cause delays today. They include the B1190 Fen Road in Washingborough, which is closed at the Keeble Drive...

 
Aid agency boss hails slain hostage David Haines for his courage, commitment and compassion

Aid agency boss hails slain hostage David Haines for his courage, commitment and compassion

AID worker David Haines helped to save hundreds of lives with his work helping refugees in conflict zones and after natural disasters. But colleagues say part of the murdered Scot’s legacy is a £4billion aid programme for Syria that is now helping...

 

How will Manchester United line up against fierce rivals Manchester City?

After Robin Van Persie's last-gasp equalising goal against Chelsea last weekend, Louis van Gaal's Manchester United head into a Manchester derby with confidence at a record high for the season with opponents City hoping to correct a poor run of form...

Metro, 08:52 in Sport
 
Station could be relocated

Station could be relocated

A busy railway station used by commuters who work in Sheffield could be moved "some distance' under plans to electrify the track. Network Rail is planning to electrify the line between Bedford and Sheffield to replace its currently diesel...

 


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