News archive from 3 December 2016, page 9

Mum Helen Proctor beat up daughter, 17, after night out at Hull's Bar Babylon

A mother has been jailed for beating her teenage daughter up outside a Hull bar. Helen Proctor, 37, attacked the 17-year-old outside Bar Babylon – where they had been drinking separately – in Lowgate, city centre, early on May 1. As well as punching...

 

Tragedy of 'loving' mum Rachel Buttle who died just days after cancer diagnosis

A "loving" mother-of-four died just nine days after she was told she had lung cancer. Grandmother-of-nine Rachel Buttle, 49, was rushed to hospital when she collapsed in her home in Lorraine Street, east Hull, at the end of October. Just...

 

Hull City plan to keep stars and sign three during transfer window

Hull City head coach Mike Phelan insists none of his assets will be off-loaded during the "horrible" month of January as he focuses only on strengthening an already slender squad. Phelan is targeting a productive transfer window to boost the...

 

Hull FC legend Kirk Yeaman - I'm starting from scratch in new role

The Hull FC legend discusses his new job at the Black and Whites with Paul Clarke. From ecstasy to agony, that was what Kirk Yeaman's final year in professional rugby league felt like. He climbed his 'Everest' in August when winning his second...

 

Will Hull city centre streets really be ready before Christmas?

The countdown to Christmas is underway in Hull city centre in more ways than one, with contractors on the city council's £27.3m public realm programme facing a target date of December 23 to complete most of the facelift work. Angus Young took a walk...

 

Nice 2b Nice create dream garden for Bransholme cancer sufferer Daniel Carter

He is a young boy who has not had much to celebrate over the past few months. Daniel Carter, 5, was initially diagnosed with a stomach ache, only to discover he had a severe cancerous tumour near his spine after his parents found him collapsed on the...

 

The top unique Christmas gifts from Hull's best independent shops

From Chip Spice with chilli to tea towels listing Hull's slang and colloquialisms, there is not much you can't buy in the way of unique stocking fillers in Hull for your loved ones this Christmas. Far too often hectic lives leave people scouring...

 

Standing Rock: US veterans join North Dakota protests

Hundreds of US military veterans have joined activists in North Dakota protesting against the installation of a multi-billion dollar oil pipeline. The activists, who are demonstrating in sub-zero temperatures, have been ordered to leave the area by...

BBC, 07:04 in World News
 
15 struggles you face if you love Christmas but your partner doesn’t

15 struggles you face if you love Christmas but your partner doesn’t

There’s nothing worse than having something you love treated with disdain by your partner. And if you love Christmas but your partner doesn’t see the point of it – that’s the WORST. No matter what you do to try to convince them that Christmas is more...

Metro, 07:05 in Lifestyle
 

New orchestra shows Corby’s not just a steel town

A classical violinist who wrote a new piece of music celebrating Corby’s cultural diversity has formed an multi-nationailty orchestra to perform it. Corby born and bred author, playwright and musician Paula Boulton has written a new piece of music...

 

Do you know this man? Hunt for fly-tipper who dumped asbestos sheets near Daventry

A man caught on camera dumping asbestos roof sheets and other rubbish at the entrance to a farmer’s field. The video shows a grey LDV Maxus van reverse up to the gateway, off the Daventry to Norton road, before a man gets out and dumps the roof sheets...

 

Orchard Park drug dealer John Barrett told by judge 'you don't live, you just exist'

A heroin addict forced into dealing to feed his habit was told by a judge: "You don't live, you just exist." John Barrett, 28, was caught dealing drugs on the streets of Orchard Park "for the reward of an armful of heroin", Hull...

 

Christmas Fayre in Legbourne tomorrow

A Christmas Fayre will take place at Legbourne Community Centre tomorrow (Saturday December 3) from 11am-1pm. There will be a cake stall, tombola, raffle, gift stall, light refreshments and much more. The event will support All Saints Church. Call...

 

SLIDESHOW: Bentley High Street Primary School prepares for Christmas

Staff and pupils at Bentley High Street Primary have been working very hard to dress their school ready for Christmas. A spokesman said: “The theme for this year has been ‘light’ and the displays around school look absolutely amazing.” Parents were...

 

Survey will protect our historic sites

Heritage guardians have been out and about in Blackpool surveying the resort’s most historic buildings. Volunteers from Blackpool Civic Trust have undertaken training in order to be able to check out the condition of 31 Grade II listed structures...

 


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