News archive from 3 December 2019

Ready for Bury Hospice Strictly Best Foot Forward competition

STRICTLY judge Craig Revel Horwood got out his rarely seen 10 at the weekend – and Bury Hospice’s dancers are hoping for more flawless performances when they take to the dancefloor. While the celebrities and their partners are counting on viewers’...

 

Heavily pregnant cyclist seriously injured after Leicester hit and run

A heavily pregnant woman has been seriously injured after a hit and run crash in Leicester. The woman was cycling in Aylestone Road, near the junction with Park Hill Drive, Aylestone, at around 9.30pm yesterday when she was involved in a collision...

 

Terrible sex writing that has won authors annual award

Two writers have won the 2019 Literary Review Bad Sex In Fiction Award, after the judges struggled to pick just one winner. French author Didier Decoin and John Harvey, a life fellow at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, have both been announced as winners...

 

183 children become homeless every day in Britain, says Shelter

A child in Britain becomes homeless every eight minutes, a new report by a leading charity has found. National homelessness charity, Shelter, has found 183 children - enough to fill two double-decker buses - lose their homes per day. The...

 

Smoke billows across Spider Island from Osmaston Road house fire

Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in 8CancelPlay nowFirefighters in Derby were called out to a house fire in Osmaston Road on Monday evening. Three fire engines and an ambulance were called to the Allenton...

 

Wedding could be on for dying man who went to the doctors with a runny nose

People devastated to learn that a much-loved dad has terminal cancer have been digging deep so his dearest wish of marrying his long-term partner can come true. Garry Holmes, from Melbourne Avenue, Winshill, went to the doctors with a runny nose four...

 

Tributes to 'kind-hearted' woman who was found dead in Burton

Tributes are flooding in for a kind-hearted woman who offered friendship and support to Burton’s homeless after she died suddenly. Maggie Rose, 59, was a well-known and friendly face to rough sleepers and regularly dedicated her time to helping...

 

Toyota to stop making petrol engine powered cars at Derbyshire factory

Toyota has decided to stop making petrol engine powered cars at its Derbyshire factory. In 2020, as part of a revision of the Corolla range, the Japanese manufacturer will just produce hybrid-powered cars following the discontinuation of the 1.2T...

 

Study reveals that 1.1million children ask Google “Is Santa Real?” every year and Google says no

Do you remember the moment you found out the truth about Santa? Analysis of Google search data surrounding Santa found that on average, 1,116,500 children ask Google “Is Santa Real” each year. But when looking for the answer on the world's leading...

 

Derby County boss Phillip Cocu explains why he made that difficult decision

Phillip Cocu believes taking under-fire Kelle Roos out of the spotlight will help the Derby County goalkeeper. Roos' ever-present run in the League this season ended when he was left out of the team to face Queens Park Rangers at the weekend. He had...

 

Man and woman die in crash which closed Derbyshire road overnight

A man and a woman have died after a car crash on a Derbyshire road on Sunday afternoon. The black Peugeot 208 they were travelling in was involved in a collision with a grey Toyota Rav 4, at around 2pm yesterday. Police were called to the incident,...

 

Gogglebox edits out comments made by Derby family about Alex Salmond

Comments made by a Derby family have been edited out of catch-up versions of popular TV show Gogglebox. The Siddiqui family's comments about Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond, who is facing a sexual assault trial, were broadcast in...

 

Hooded gang attack Derby couple after chasing them down with branches

Police have upped patrols along a Derby footpath following a spike in violent assaults. There have been increased reports of unprovoked attacks along Canal Walk, off Haydock Park Road, in Alvaston. Victims have reported being jumped, threatened and...

 

Liverpool revealed as the city with the biggest love of mince pies

We all love a good mince pie during the festive period, and a new ‘mince pie map’ of the UK has revealed which part of the country eats the most. Based on a survey of 2,000 adults, the survey reveals mince pies are most popular in Liverpool, with...

 

Mum of autistic boy praises teenagers who helped her at Swadlincote lights switch on

A mum who went along to see the Christmas lights switch on in Swadlincote with her autistic son has praised "kind and polite" teenagers who allowed her to jump the queues when the youngster became restless. Kira Machin was attending the...

 


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