News archive from 3 January 2015, page 17

Major homes plans for Scaitcliffe Hall revamp

Major homes plans for Scaitcliffe Hall revamp

Major plans to convert one of Todmorden's famous listed buildings - and at one time the town's biggest hotel - into more than 30 homes have been submitted to Calderdale Council planners. Proposals have been submitted by London based company MAC-RK...

 
We should build on brownfield sites

We should build on brownfield sites

I fully agree with the concerns expressed by Sheila Smith and others about Pendle's Core Strategy for the new local plan, particularly in relation to the potential allocation of green belt/greenfield sites for housing and employment. In addition to...

 
£4,000 raised for specialist teenager cancer unit

£4,000 raised for specialist teenager cancer unit

A Hebden Bridge family made it a great Christmas for a cancer charity when they presented £4,000 to help its specialist work. The Mayor of Hebden Royd, Coun Jonathan Timbers, presented a cheque to the Teenage Cancer Unit at Weston Park Hospital in...

 
£100k Splashpad water play feature for Central Park, Scunthorpe

£100k Splashpad water play feature for Central Park, Scunthorpe

A NEW £100,000 water play feature is set to be built at Central Park in Scunthorpe. North Lincolnshire Council has announced plans for the facility, which will be sited near the existing playground area and cafe. The feature, known as a splashpad, is...

 
Scunthorpe man jailed for weapon & threat offences

Scunthorpe man jailed for weapon & threat offences

The following offender was dealt with at the Court Centre in Laneham Street, Scunthorpe, with North Lincolnshire magistrates hearing the matter and passing sentence: PAUL ANDREW ORWIN, 25, of Davy Avenue, Scunthorpe, pleaded guilty to having an...

 
Completion date revealed for &9.5m Scunthorpe University Technical College

Completion date revealed for &9.5m Scunthorpe University Technical College

WORK is progressing on the new University Technical College in Scunthorpe town centre. The building, on the former Scunthorpe Leisure Centre site on Carlton Street, is beginning to take shape. The Scunthorpe Telegraph was given a tour of the £9.5...

 
Barnsley doctor rows up cash for hospital charity

Barnsley doctor rows up cash for hospital charity

An active consultant anaesthetist at Barnsley Hospital has completed a gruelling virtual row to raise cash for the hospital's charity. Dr Cris Swinhone worked up a sweat on a rowing machine to cover the distance from Dover to Calais and back again....

 
The wardens who prevent traffic chaos across Sheffield

The wardens who prevent traffic chaos across Sheffield

They admit they are among most hated workers in Sheffield - with verbal and even physical abuse a daily reality. And parking wardens in the city face an ever tougher job as they enforce unpopular Sheffield Council decisions on the front line. “Drive...

 

Mallinder criticises Saints defence

Northampton boss Jim Mallinder was critical of his defence as his side came through a frenzied nine-try clash with Aviva Premiership strugglers Newcastle. The Falcons left a sold out Franklin's Gardens with a point thanks to four tries from Chris...

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Andy Murray takes control of Mansfield Town... on Football Manager

Andy Murray takes control of Mansfield Town... on Football Manager

Sports star Andy Murray may be gearing up for his next match against Novak Djokovic - but perhaps Leyton Orient are giving him more of a headache. The 2013 Wimbledon champion posted a photo on Instagram of him playing Football Manager... and he chose...

 

Hundreds braved the cold for Kenilworth Duck Race

Only the British can enjoy gathering at the side of a river in the cold, watching plastic ducks float by - but then again, it wouldn't be Christmas without the annual Kenilworth Lions Charity Duck Race. Hundreds of onlookers lined the banks on Boxing...

 
New Year babies at Warwick Hospital

New Year babies at Warwick Hospital

Midwives at Warwick Hospital saw in the New Year by delivering a whole bunch of bouncing babies. Maternity Unit staff had a busy end to 2014 with twice as many babies born as usual and the trend continued into the first day of 2015. Fifteen mothers...

 
The wardens who prevent traffic chaos across Sheffield

The wardens who prevent traffic chaos across Sheffield

They admit they are among most hated workers in Sheffield - with verbal and even physical abuse a daily reality. And parking wardens in the city face an ever tougher job as they enforce unpopular Sheffield Council decisions on the front line. “Drive...

 
Kinmel Bay Flooding: Victims still fear they are not protected

Kinmel Bay Flooding: Victims still fear they are not protected

Victims of last winter’s floods fear they are still not protected against any fresh disaster 12 months on. Scores of residents inundated with several feet of water in the Sandy Cove area of Kinmel Bay lost their electrics and had to abandon their...

 
Barnsley doctor rows up cash for hospital charity

Barnsley doctor rows up cash for hospital charity

An active consultant anaesthetist at Barnsley Hospital has completed a gruelling virtual row to raise cash for the hospital's charity. Dr Cris Swinhone worked up a sweat on a rowing machine to cover the distance from Dover to Calais and back again....

 


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