News archive from 3 December 2016, page 16

Ministers urged to fund Reston station

Borders MSP John Lamont is urging ministers to commit to fully funding the reopening of Reston station following the increase in Scottish Government infrastructure funding in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s autumn statement. The Scottish Government...

 

Barrow dad cries in the dock after assaulting his ex partner in front of their baby

Jordan Myles Clarke, 21, of Gradwell Street, Barrow, pleaded guilty to assaulting Diane Smith at Furness Magistrates' Court on November 29. Mr Lee Dacre, prosecuting, told the court how the pair had been together for four years but split up two weeks...

 
Sex claim football coach Barry Bennell being investigated in Derbyshire

Sex claim football coach Barry Bennell being investigated in Derbyshire

Derbyshire police is investigating historical allegations of child sex abuse against former football coach Barry Bennell. The force says it has received allegations against the 62-year-old, who was this week charged with eight counts of sex offences...

 

FESTIVE BONANZA DAY 6: WIN! £150 laptop plus £50 voucher for Francesca’s, family ticket at Roxy cinema &...

It's a great place to enjoy an evening meal in their welcoming dining room with the only problem being just what dish to choose from their superb menu. A trip out to the movies is the perfect entertainment at this time of year. Escape the stresses of...

 
I would have managed Manchester United, says Liverpool legend Graeme Souness

I would have managed Manchester United, says Liverpool legend Graeme Souness

Graeme Souness has revealed he came close to replacing Sir Alex Ferguson as manager of Manchester United and admitted he would have taken the job. The Liverpool legend would’ve become United boss in 1989 if Michael Knighton’s takeover had gone...

Metro, 08:51 in Sport
 

Baseline monitoring near frack sites starts

Environmental monitoring has begun near proposed shale gas sites on the Fylde as the Government faced demands to ensure the process was robust. Tests are being carried out by researchers around the Preston New Road and Roseacre sites to give a...

 
Grandmother finds mummified body of grandson in attic two years after he went missing

Grandmother finds mummified body of grandson in attic two years after he went missing

A grandmother has discovered the mummified body of her own grandson in her attic two years after he vanished. Dyquain Rogers was 21 when he was last seen alive in November 2014. But he failed to turn up for his job and his mobile phone, wallet and...

Metro, 09:00 in Hot News
 
Vegan recipe video: Potato and cauliflower curry

Vegan recipe video: Potato and cauliflower curry

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Delicately-spiced yet hearty and filling, this recipe for a classic aloo gobi – potato and cauliflower curry – is a great vegan dinner on a...

Metro, 09:00 in Lifestyle
 

Court round-up: Latest convictions at Sheffield, Doncaster and Chesterfield

The following were convicted at Doncaster, Chesterfield and Sheffield magistrates’ courts between Monday, November 21, and Thursday December 1. Sheffield All addresses are in Sheffield unless otherwise stated. Mazain Fawed Kaladi: 24, of Lucas Street,...

 

Berwick artist’s work is going up for auction

A rare opportunity to see the lesser known side of Berwick artist Frank Watson Wood senior (1862-1953) is on show at Newcastle auctioneers Anderson & Garland. Watson is perhaps the most significant artist ever to emerge from Berwick and is highly...

 

​£86,500 play area could be built in Netherfield to encourage children to exercise

A new £86,500 children's play area and trim trail could be built in Netherfield in the hope of encouraging youngsters to get outside and exercise. Gedling Borough Council has proposed to build the new facilities at the Ley Street Playing Fields, near...

 
Why this Derby road will be closed all weekend

Why this Derby road will be closed all weekend

A main road in Spondon will be closed this weekend to allow Severn Trent engineers to repair a leaking water pipe. Information on the Severn Trent website says that the pipe provides water supplies to people in the area. Dale Road will be closed from...

 
Wales' top-paid locum doctor paid £183,000 in 2015-16

Wales' top-paid locum doctor paid £183,000 in 2015-16

Wales' top-earning locum doctor was paid £183,000 in 2015-16, according to new figures. Aneurin Bevan University Health Board had the highest and second highest-paid locum - at £159,000, BBC Wales learned via a Freedom of Information request. The...

BBC, 09:03 in Regional
 

Homes evacuated after crash causes gas leak

Homes were evacuated last night after a car crashed into a gas main causing it to leak. The incident happened on Stricklands Lane in Stalmine and saw the road to Knott End closed at around 9pm last night. Fire engines from Preesall and Bispham...

 

Alcohol could get more expensive after health advisers call for minimum pricing

The price of alcohol may increase after a new government report argued minimum pricing could improve the nation’s health. A plan to introduce a mandatory price was shelved by the coalition government three years ago but it could be set to make a...

Metro, 09:07 in Hot News
 


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