News archive from 4 July 2018, page 7

It's so hot that this river in the Yorkshire Dales has run dry

The heatwave has caused this river in Upper Wharfedale to dry up due to a lack of rainfall. These pictures were taken by the bed of the Wharfe at High Raisgill - and show the dramatic extent of the effects of a dry summer. March Haigh reservoir near...

 

Louis Moult’s lucky number’s come up at PNE

Louis Moult says he will be proud to wear the Preston No.9 shirt this season as he looks to kick on from a tough start at Deepdale. Get all your latest Lancashire Post sports news by following @LP_Sport on Twitter The striker found out he had been...

 

CEO to take over reigns at Bury Hospice after leadership reshuffle

A NEW chief executive it to take over the reigns at Bury Hospice after a leadership reshuffle. Simon Attwell has stepped down as a trustee at the hospice and will take up a part-time role as CEO — a newly created position — following approval from The...

 

In pictures - The retro summer treats we used to love

In pictures: Do you remember these lollies? 0 Have your say We're in the middle of a heatwave, and with the mercury set to stay in the mid-20s for at least the next week, we take a look at some of the icy treats we used to love. 1. Fab/Zoom These two...

 

"I did everything I could": Dog sitter whose house caught fire

A DOG sitter has told of the panic that gripped her when she discovered her house on fire. Householder Sophie Treloar dropped her handbag and ran into her burning Radcliffe home in an effort to rescue six dogs that were in her care. The 24-year-old...

 

KettFest to launch with Grease party

A festival showcasing the arts in Kettering will launch with a party celebrating 40 years of Grease. KettFest starts on July 13 with the party at Kafe Bloc in Sheep Street. Doors open at 7pm with no admission charge. Local DJ Bill Burton will provide...

 

Council looking for volunteers to help tidy up Horncastle

Horncastle Town Council is appealing for volunteers to come forward and help with a big community clean-up this weekend. The clean-up will be held on Saturday, July 7, from 2pm to 4pm - with a meeting point at Stanhope Hall, on Boston Road. Volunteers...

 
Positive report for district council

Positive report for district council

Stratford District Council is progressing well with its plan to improve opportunities, economic prosperity and quality of life in the district, according to a new report. The corporate Strategy Performance Report concluded the authority was on track...

 

‘Awesome’ makeover for playground at Kettering school

Social media inspired the transformation of a dreary playground into a vibrant learning environment at a Kettering school. Having volunteered to revamp the area, head of Key Stage 1 Claire Mayhew took inspiration from pictures on the online network...

 

GUIDE: All you need to know about this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone

For one weekend a year, the village of Silverstone becomes one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country as F1 descends on Northamptonshire. Here is our guide to this weekend's British Grand Prix.

 

Revamped Babbo Italian restaurant to host sold out Ladies Lunch

A POPULAR Prestwich restaurant is opening its doors for its very first sold out Ladies Lunch event, to showcase the recently revamped venue. Babbo, in Scholes Lane, relaunched earlier this year after undergoing a multi-thousand pound makeover....

 

Plans go in for Rushden Living scheme which could create more than 500 jobs

More than 500 jobs will be created if plans for a development next to Rushden Lakes are given the go-ahead. The scheme known as Rushden Living has been designed to complement the Rushden Lakes development. It is proposed for land to the west of...

 

High school pupils join scheme to help keep young people safe from child sexual exploitation

PUPILS from schools across Bury joined an inaugural session of a first-of-its-kind scheme to help raise awareness of child sexual exploitation Led by officers from Greater Manchester Police and Bury Council, the training saw 90 pupils from eight high...

 

Northants Police’s failure to meet transparency targets due to ‘unprecedented demand’

Northamptonshire Police are enacting a recovery plan to help them deal with a backlog of Freedom of Information requests. The force is currently not meeting maximum 20-day limits to respond to requests for information. They say their backlog of...

 

Bury North MP James Frith launches survey to find out resident's views on Brexit

BURY North MP James Frith has launched a survey to find out the views of people from across the borough on Brexit. The survey, which is open to all residents in Bury, Tottington and Ramsbottom, aims to gather detailed information on the views of...

 


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