News archive from 4 July 2018, page 8

The Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Lancashire) seeks new bandmaster

THE Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Lancashire) is seeking a new bandmaster. The prestigious position has recently become vacant following the retirement of Philip Mather who held the title for five years. Based at Bury's Castle Armoury, the...

 
Leicester City Council wins long-running legal struggle with Jewish group over goods boycott

Leicester City Council wins long-running legal struggle with Jewish group over goods boycott

Leicester City Council has won its long-running legal battle with a Jewish campaign group over its boycott of goods from Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The Labour-run council had been locked in a court case with Jewish Human Rights Watch (JHRW)...

 

John Healey MP gives speech in Manchester after being invited by Besses by-election candidate Lucy Smith

LABOUR'S shadow housing minister has paid a visit to Manchester after calling for urgent action to give tenants more rights. John Healey MP was invited to the region by Lucy Smith, Labour's candidate in the upcoming Besses by-election. The senior...

 

Incredible Edible Prestwich appeal for people to join them in revitalising their Sedgley Park allotment

RESIDENTS are being invited to try out their green fingered skills and help revitalise a community allotment. The plot in Sedgley Park, now owned by Incredible Edible Prestwich and District, has been unused for some years, but the group is hoping to...

 
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Man Utd: Deal RESURRECTED as Juventus pull out of race

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to Man Utd: Deal RESURRECTED as Juventus pull out of race

Serie A champions Juventus were frontrunners to sign the Serbian midfield maestro - but not any more. Lazio informed their rivals that they were only willing to let Milinkovic-Savic leave in a player-plus-cash deal. They proposed a sum of £89m plus...

Daily Star, 06:11 in Sport
 

Glasgow University first in UK to install ‘reverse vending’ machine

A Scottish university has installed a “reverse vending” machine for the return of used plastic drinks bottles in the fight against plastic pollution. The University of Glasgow said it was the first university in the UK to install the machine, which...

 

Environmental experts call on Holyrood to block golf course

An international panel of environmental experts has asked Scottish ministers to call in “urgently” a controversial planning decision in the Highlands approving a championship golf course on a site of scientific interest. Last month councillors agreed...

 

Leader comment: National park litter is new low for throwaway society

Naturalist John Muir – ‘the Father of the National Parks’ – would be dismayed at our attitudes to litter “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilised people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a...

 

'Immigration officers are down our street all the time' - Residents react as salon worker is arrested

Residents have said their street is always being raised by immigration enforcement officers and "terrible" shared houses are giving their home a bad name. Householders living in Rensburg Street, off New Bridge Road in east Hull, have spoken...

 
Sadness, fear and hope: America's immigrants mark Independence Day

Sadness, fear and hope: America's immigrants mark Independence Day

‘I don’t feel wanted here’: Zuleyma Castrejon-Salina, 24, North Carolina Zuleyma Castrejon-Salina and her family have celebrated Independence Day in America together for over two decades. The 24 year-old came to the US, aged two, without paperwork. As...

 

Thai cave rescuers race against time to save boys as monsoon storms loom

Thai authorities are racing to finalise rescue plans to retrieve 12 boys and their football coach from a Thailand cave before storms forecast for the end of the week, after which an extraction will become “almost impossible” for months, according to a...

 

Warning over criminal gangs using children

THE POLICE commissioner for a force hit by the biggest child sex abuse scandal in British history has warned that the exploitation of children by criminal gangs could be the next big threat to the country. Dr Alan Billings, police and crime...

 

First step for million pound Cumbrian coastal railway upgrade

The first steps have been taken to begin a multi-million-pound upgrade of the under-pressure Cumbrian coastal railway line. An initial business case has been submitted to the Department for Transport to improve the line, which connects Barrow to...

 
Godiva Festival revellers to get free WiFi for the first time

Godiva Festival revellers to get free WiFi for the first time

Revellers rocking out at Godiva Festival will be treated to free Wi-Fi for the first time this year. The announcement means those dancing away to acts like Jake Bugg and Ronan Keating will be able to share their videos and photos online without eating...

 
Chelsea transfer news: Maurizio Sarri already on collision course with board over signing

Chelsea transfer news: Maurizio Sarri already on collision course with board over signing

The Napoli employee is set to become the next Chelsea manager when Antonio Conte is sacked. There are problems over the Italians's compensation package, though, with Conte demanding the full £9m pay-off. Sarri is also still contracted to Napoli...

Daily Star, 06:22 in Sport
 


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