News archive from 4 August 2014, page 16

First class Lincolnshire head teachers bid farewell to their careers

School may be out for the summer, but for some head teachers, it is time to close the door on a long career as they head off into retirement. Lois Vernon reports on the teachers calling time on careers spent inspiring pupils in the classroom. After 20...

 
A good deed for Kirklees libraries

A good deed for Kirklees libraries

Kirklees Council will not be able to close down Cleckheaton Library due to details written into its deed, a concerned user has claimed. Eileen Newsome, of Turnstead Close, said the deed under which the library was built ensured its use could not be...

 

Bomb kills religious leader and guards in northwest Pakistan

Pakistan launched a military offensive in June to seize control of the Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan, a remote mountainous region on the border with Afghanistan. The United States had long urged Pakistan to move against militant hideouts...

 

U.S. reconnaissance plane crosses into Sweden to avoid Russians - NY Times

"The aircraft commander, acting in a professional and safe manner, manoeuvred the aircraft to avoid a possible encounter by Russian aircraft," the United States European Command said in a statement, according to the Times. Ties between the...

 

The Bachelor: Tinder meets Wolf of Wall Street under a gilded cloche

Candelit romance: Blake Garvey in The Bachelor. Photograph: Network 10 I’m not usually showered by professions of spontaneous love on a first date, but then few of those dates involve dining in the centre of an ice rink with delicacies served up from...

Guardian, 07:47 in Showbiz
 

'Nightmare' neighbour Mark Wray could be locked up over loud TV and death threat claims

A MAN who has terrorised his neighbours on a Hull housing estate could now be locked up. Mark Wray, 53, was issued with an antisocial behaviour injunction in March after he made life a misery for residents in North Bransholme. Now, following further...

 
Hull KR lead chase to sign winger Kieran Dixon from London Broncos

Hull KR lead chase to sign winger Kieran Dixon from London Broncos

Hull KR look set to add further strength to their back division for next year with the addition of London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon. Having last week confirmed the capture of Ken Sio on a three-year deal, the Mail understands Dixon is poised to make...

 
Staff from Northampton fleet management firm help raise £600,000

Staff from Northampton fleet management firm help raise £600,000

ALD Automotive, which employs over 80 people in Northampton, has donated two Skoda Yetis to the Alzheimer's Society to mark the firm's ongoing support of the charity and the efforts of its staff in helping to raise £600,000. ALD is the fleet...

 

Fernando Torres adds another horror miss to his Chelsea collection against Werder Bremen

It’s fair to say Fernando Torres’ time at Chelsea hasn’t been a resounding success – and his latest horror miss doesn’t indicate a likely change in fortunes any time soon. The Spaniard was part of the Blues’ 3-0 pre-season defeat to German side Werder...

Metro, 07:47 in Sport
 
Nurses complete 874 miles on a bike in eight days for Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton

Nurses complete 874 miles on a bike in eight days for Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton

After months of true dedication, hours in the saddle and some serious determination an intrepid St Andrew's duo are celebrating after cycling an epic 874 miles for Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton. Grant Byworth and Simon Stringer, both nursing...

 
Ex-constable from Northampton carried out police computer checks for drug dealers

Ex-constable from Northampton carried out police computer checks for drug dealers

A police officer who gave his drug dealer friends tip-offs as they imported drugs from other parts of Europe is facing jail. Martin McElvenna, 54, of Wilks Walk, Grange Park, Northampton, repeatedly accessed the police computer database on behalf of a...

 
Northampton kids have fun with crafts at Super Summer event

Northampton kids have fun with crafts at Super Summer event

A shopping centre in Northampton held a special craft workshop to encourage children to release their inner artist this summer. The Super Summer programme at Weston Favell shopping centre took place this weekend offering free craft activities...

 
Staffordshire County Council pulls funding for community alarm

Staffordshire County Council pulls funding for community alarm

THOUSANDS of elderly and disabled people are set to lose a 'lifeline' service due to council cuts. Staffordshire County Council is removing all funding for community alarm services as part of a review of its Supporting People programme, which is being...

 
Euphoria and despair, letters reveal reality of fighting in WW1

Euphoria and despair, letters reveal reality of fighting in WW1

MUCH of what we learn about the horrors of the Great War come from historians and journalists. Today, on the 100th anniversary of Britain going to war with Germany, we have opened up the archives of The Sentinel to find first-hand accounts from our...

 

Italy - Factors to watch on August 4

POLITICS Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi outlined measures on Friday aimed at bolstering public works investments and ruled out an extra budget squeeze despite a gloomier economic outlook. Italy will keep its budget deficit below 3 percent of...

 


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