News archive from 3 January 2015, page 16

Fire service called out 62 times to help obese people in Derbyshire

Fire service called out 62 times to help obese people in Derbyshire

DERBYSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service has been called out to 62 incidents over the past four years to assist obese people - costing the authority more than £5,000. The incidents included a woman who was trapped and another who had collapsed. The service...

 
New Year TV and Film guide for Saturday January 3 2015

New Year TV and Film guide for Saturday January 3 2015

It's the first weekend of 2015 and what better way to spend it than in front of the box? The festive specials might be over but there's still some great viewing of popular shows as well as new series of others as well. Here's our selection for your...

 
Coventry City: Everton loan star Matthew Pennington fully committed to Sky Blues cause

Coventry City: Everton loan star Matthew Pennington fully committed to Sky Blues cause

Matthew Pennington has signed up for at least another month of Coventry City action – and the Everton defender has assured fans that he is as committed to the cause as the club’s own assets. Sky Blues boss Steven Pressley has made it clear that he is...

 
Wasps vs Sale Sharks: Team news ahead of the Aviva Premiership clash

Wasps vs Sale Sharks: Team news ahead of the Aviva Premiership clash

Wasps aim to maintain their upward momentum tomorrow when they tackle mid-table rivals Shark Sale at the Ricoh Arena. Their confidence has been boosted by that record-breaking home debut against London Irish and a battling display at Gloucester that...

 
Barry Horne: Roberto Martinez hasn't lost the Everton dressing room

Barry Horne: Roberto Martinez hasn't lost the Everton dressing room

“Losing the dressing room” is a phrase bandied about quite freely these days and is usually used in relation to a manager whose team is struggling. I believe it is a misleading statement and what it basically means is the players on the pitch don’t...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
Jamie Carragher: Could Liverpool FC have done more to keep Steven Gerrard?

Jamie Carragher: Could Liverpool FC have done more to keep Steven Gerrard?

Jamie Carragher has questioned whether Liverpool could have done more to keep Steven Gerrard at Anfield. The legendary defender says the Reds should have offered the long-serving skipper a coaching role in a bid to convince him to stay put beyond this...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
Glencairn could take no chances with calling off game

Glencairn could take no chances with calling off game

Glencairn gaffer Willie Harvey said his club had to take no chances when it came to calling off last Saturday’ match. The Glens were all set to face Largs Thistle at New Southcroft at the weekend, but the freezing weather conditions ensured the...

 
Former Wrexham boss Denis Smith is supporting Stoke but hopes cup cash will aid club's promotion bid

Former Wrexham boss Denis Smith is supporting Stoke but hopes cup cash will aid club's promotion bid

Denis makes no apologies for it, he is and always will be an ardent Stoke City supporter, but the former Wrexham manager is desperate for the Dragons to earn enough money from Sunday’s FA Cup tie with the Potters to mount a challenge for promotion...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
Cambuslang Rangers hoping to get back in action

Cambuslang Rangers hoping to get back in action

League leaders Cambuslang Rangers were gutted when their match with Rossvale was called off at the weekend. The Lang had been due to entertain Rossvale in a first v second clash at Somervell Park, but the overnight frost meant that the club could take...

 
RGC coach Phil Davies challenges side to rediscover form against Blackwood

RGC coach Phil Davies challenges side to rediscover form against Blackwood

Phil Davies has challenged his side to rediscover their top form as they look to get back to winning ways against Blackwood this afternoon. Davies’s first match in charge of RGC saw them claim a 25-18 win over Merthyr and put in a promising display...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
David Prentice: Why Liverpool FC will never leave Steven Gerrard

David Prentice: Why Liverpool FC will never leave Steven Gerrard

You can take the boy out of Liverpool, but you will never take Liverpool out of the man. And wherever Steven Gerrard finishes his stellar career, with United States currently the favourite, he will remain welded emotionally, spiritually and memorably...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
Mark Hughes warns Stoke must be professional in FA Cup test with Wrexham FC

Mark Hughes warns Stoke must be professional in FA Cup test with Wrexham FC

Mark Hughes has warned his side must approach tomorrow’s FA Cup third round tie with his home town club in the right manner, or run the risk of being on the wrong end of a giant-killing act. Stoke City go into tomorrow’s third round tie with Wrexham...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
Stoke City v Wrexham FC: Dragons should have no fear but be mindful of a thumping says Wilkin

Stoke City v Wrexham FC: Dragons should have no fear but be mindful of a thumping says Wilkin

There was more than an air of pragmatism from Kevin Wilkin as he stopped short of allowing himself the chance to dream of pulling off the unlikely and steering Wrexham to a famous FA Cup giant-killing act over Stoke City tomorrow. Four divisions and...

Daily Post, 07:34 in Sport
 
'Scrapping mobile libraries could save up to £500,000'

'Scrapping mobile libraries could save up to £500,000'

MOBILE libraries serving 350 communities across Staffordshire could be axed to save £500,000. Leaders at Staffordshire County Council are considering the 'complete withdrawal' of the authority's mobile and travelling library services as part of their...

 
Review of 2014: July and August

Review of 2014: July and August

Thousands of people lined the streets of both Kettering and Corby in July when hundreds of soldiers from the 2nd Btn Royal Anglians marched through both towns. In Irchester, meanwhile, excited archaeologists reported that they had unearthed more than...

 


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