News archive from 3 June 2015, page 17

Call for talks on new body to ensure teachers’ voices heard

Call for talks on new body to ensure teachers’ voices heard

Lancashire's teachers leaders are calling for "wide ranging consultation" on the structure and objective of the planned new College of Teaching. Proposals for the member-led organisation have been on the cards for several years and have...

 
Does Liverpool FC's James Milner pursuit show a change in approach from FSG?

Does Liverpool FC's James Milner pursuit show a change in approach from FSG?

It is less than three years since Liverpool published an open letter on its official website, written by John W Henry. It was September 2012. The Reds had just ended the summer transfer window in disappointing fashion, failing to add a striker despite...

Daily Post, 06:17 in Sport
 

Pakistani cleric claims women who wear jeans cause earthquakes and terrorism

Politician Maulana Fazlur Rehman has commanded the military to take action on "immodest women", who he blamed for recent terror attacks. Ulema-e-Islami Fazi leader Rehman also said that women who wear jeans are responsible for rising...

 
Nurseries, hotels, taxis and manufactures targeted by fake bailiffs

Nurseries, hotels, taxis and manufactures targeted by fake bailiffs

Action Fraud has seen an increase in the number of small to medium sized businesses being contacted by fake bailiffs requesting payments for a phantom debt. The scam involves the business being cold called from someone purporting they are bailiffs...

 
Carwyn Jones and Nicola Sturgeon hold talks in Edinburgh

Carwyn Jones and Nicola Sturgeon hold talks in Edinburgh

First Minister Carwyn Jones is meeting his Scottish counterpart Nicola Sturgeon for talks in Edinburgh later. They are expected to discuss the planned referendum on EU membership and UK ministers' plans to replace the Human Rights Act with a British...

BBC, 06:20 in Regional
 
Jermain Jackman: The Voice winner was barred from own party

Jermain Jackman: The Voice winner was barred from own party

Jermain Jackman shot to fame as winner of BBC One's singing competition The Voice - yet despite this he was once barred from an after-party for one of his own gigs. After a video emerged showing black students being barred from a club in Leicester due...

BBC, 06:20 in Regional
 

TV mast worker’s high praise for Leeds hospice

HIGH achieving fundraiser Steve Megyery's workplace was the ideal location to broadcast his gratitude to the Leeds hospice which cared for his late mother. Mr Megyery – a network operating engineer at Emley Moor TV mast – helped raise more than £1,000...

 

Leeds nostalgia: Wash house blues

The local wash house was a humid bustling cauldron of noise chatter and steam and the place to go to before domestic washing machines became affordable to the average person. It cost three shillings and sixpence for two hours at the establishment on...

 
Thousands expected to enjoy Cleveland College of Art & Design show

Thousands expected to enjoy Cleveland College of Art & Design show

The cream of young artists and designers will be putting their talents on show. And it will all happen at a degree show at Cleveland College of Art & Design’s university campus in Hartlepool starting this week. As part of the course, I loved that...

 
Hartlepool councillors’ fears over plans to slash Cleveland Fire Authority

Hartlepool councillors’ fears over plans to slash Cleveland Fire Authority

Hartlepool councillors have spoken out against proposals to almost halve the membership of Cleveland Fire Authority. The authority, which is currently made up of 23 councillors from across the region it serves, could be scaled back to just 12...

 
Carl Magnay: Moving back home was a big factor in signing for Hartlepool

Carl Magnay: Moving back home was a big factor in signing for Hartlepool

Moving back home was a key factor behind Carl Magnay's decision to reject a contract at Grimsby Town and sign for Ronnie Moore's Hartlepool United. Magnay was a fan favourite among the Grimsby faithful and admits it was a “tough” decision to turn down...

 
New Hartlepool signing Carl Magnay learned from the best in Chelsea days including Jose Mourinho and Phil Scolari

New Hartlepool signing Carl Magnay learned from the best in Chelsea days including Jose Mourinho and Phil...

NEW Hartlepool United defender Carl Magnay has worked under the best including Jose Mourinho, Phil Scolari and Brendan Rodgers. And the former Leeds United and Chelsea youth admits he cannot wait to start his Pools career working under Ronnie Moore -...

 
Outgoing police chief’s ‘heart goes out’ to family of murder victim Tipu Sultan

Outgoing police chief’s ‘heart goes out’ to family of murder victim Tipu Sultan

Northumbria Police's outgoing chief constable says her "heart goes out" to the families of Sunderland murder victims who are still waiting for justice. Sue Sim today steps down from the force after serving the area for more than a decade,...

 

Devoted mother-of-four Andrea Gardner dies waiting for heart transplant

A SCHOOL dinner lady died from heart failure as she waited for a transplant. Devoted mother-of-four Andrea Gardner, 43, who has been described by her family as having a "heart of gold", died at Dove House Hospice on May 26. She leaves her...

 
A45 bypass planning application looks set to get backed by Daventry District Council

A45 bypass planning application looks set to get backed by Daventry District Council

The formal planning application to build the Flore/Weedon bypass is set to be backed by members of Daventry District Council's planning committee on Wednesday next week. The committee will discuss a report examining the application which recommends...

 


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