News archive from 2 November 2014, page 19

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...

 

Maxine Carr, Tracey Connelly and Karen Matthews all live in the same town

Three of Britain's most notorious female criminals are living in the same seaside town, it has been claimed. Maxine Carr, Tracey Connelly and Karen Matthews are all living in the resort, which we cannot name, according to the Sunday People. Carr was...

Metro, 08:56 in Hot News
 
Joy as Ryan gets back on his feet and takes steps

Joy as Ryan gets back on his feet and takes steps

Showing his trademark strength and determination Ryan Smith has taken another massive step on his long path to recovery. Aided by dad Mark, Ryan has walked for the first time since suffering severe brain injury after a collision with a van while on a...

 

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is the toast of Tyneside after four straight wins... and he may even...

Alan Pardew is the toast of Tyneside after Newcastle’s resurgence extended to four straight wins – and the manager was even planning a rare night on the town. The 53-year-old was left clinging to his job after a run of seven games without victory from...

Daily Mail, 08:56 in Sport
 
School governor says farewell

School governor says farewell

A governor of Birkenshaw Primary School has retired after eight years. Pat Clough, 76, of Whitehall Road, was involved whenthe original Birkenshaw C.E. First School and the County First School merged in 1995, and when it later changedto a full primary...

 

Fashion: Blanket scarves at intu Potteries in Hanley

"BLANKET scarves are great because they can be worn in a variety of ways," explains Sarah. "Drape the scarf over your shoulders, wrap it around your neck or wear it cinched in at the waist with a belt. "The Tamsine design has rich...

 
First-time author's debut novel inspired by childhood in Lincoln

First-time author's debut novel inspired by childhood in Lincoln

An author who grew up in Lincoln is to give a talk on her debut novel which is set in the city. Pam Nixon is sharing her childhood memories at a free event being held in Lincoln Central Library. She will visit the venue in Free School Lane on Tuesday,...

 
Ashfield councillor backs cancer campaign

Ashfield councillor backs cancer campaign

Ashfield Lib Dem Councillor Jason Zadrozny is backing an appeal to help save the lives of more people with cancer in the constituency and across the UK. Coun Zadroznyhas lent his support to Cancer Research UK’s ‘Cross Cancer Out’ campaign. Playing on...

 
LETTER: I’m 94, a war veteran and I get no help

LETTER: I’m 94, a war veteran and I get no help

In 1929, when I was nine years old, the Wall Street stock market collapsed. Some stockbrokers threw themselves from the top windows of skyscrapers. Soon, one quarter of American workers were unemployed and a depression ensued which spread to Britain....

 
Room for a Laugh: Perils of engagement parties

Room for a Laugh: Perils of engagement parties

The world of Tom Taylor of Harrogate's Sitting Room comedy club and finalist in Nando's New Comedian Of The Year 2014 at Edinburgh Fringe I attended my first ever engagement party on Saturday. I did not know these things existed. Having now...

 
Teenager breaks her fund raising target

Teenager breaks her fund raising target

A teenager who broke her back in a head-on crash has raised more than £2,000 in a swimming challenge to say thank you to the air ambulance crew that rescued her. Natasha Sedgwick, of Pickhill near Ripon, was driving to Richmond Sixth Form College on a...

 
Man was illegally claiming thousands

Man was illegally claiming thousands

A man illegally claimed thousands in benefits while working for a number of security companies. Gareth Dunn, 42, of Moore Street, South Shore, pleaded guilty to three offences of dishonestly failing to notify a change in circumstances. He was given an...

 
Retiring JP criticises having to leave the Bench at 70

Retiring JP criticises having to leave the Bench at 70

A retiring Fylde magistrate became a second local JP to criticise having to leave the Bench at the mandatory age of 70. Bob Barclay told a gathering of fellow magistrates, court staff, Crown Prosecutors and defence solicitors at Blackpool Magistrates...

 
Could you match your tunes to these steps?

Could you match your tunes to these steps?

Could you help a team of clog dancers step up their beat? A small group of five clog dancers that practice at 10am each Monday morning in a room hired from Dawn Chapman’s school of Dance at Victoria Road, Todmorden, are looking for a musician to...

 
Rising Rugby star gets VIP treatment

Rising Rugby star gets VIP treatment

Teenage songstress Chloe Adams was chosen as VIP guest artist at musical talent competition Open Mic UK on Sunday. Chloe, 16, who is from Rugby, has been working with Rugby-based agency, Big Help Management. The competition was in Nottingham.

 


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