News archive from 4 October 2014, page 19

I married myself

I married myself

When I told my family and friends that I was planning to marry myself, my gran, who has since passed away, said: “Oh, you always think of something new, Grace.” My parents, who are very open-minded, also took it in their stride. They’d got used to my...

 
Low Carbon Day in Berwick

Low Carbon Day in Berwick

Berwick Community Trust is inviting people and organisations to get involved in the Low Carbon Strategy for Berwick-upon-Tweed. Derek Russell, low carbon officer project officer for Berwick Community Trust, said: “The need for a strategy is based on...

 
Big plans to bring community closer start with a bang

Big plans to bring community closer start with a bang

Faith leaders gathered at Dewsbury Minster for the opening of a huge project designed to bring communities together. Near Neighbours is a funding and networking enterprise, with backing from the Department for Communities and Local Government, that...

 
Thief jailed after being caught by police driving a stolen car

Thief jailed after being caught by police driving a stolen car

A man spotted by police driving a car which had been stolen during a house burglary has been jailed for ten months. Leeds Crown Court heard the car - a Dacia Sandero worth £8,000 - was stolen after keys were taken during a burglary at a house in...

 
Celebrating older people in the city

Celebrating older people in the city

THE PASSION and talent of older people in Leeds was celebrated with an afternoon of dance, performances, poetry and singing. Older people were asked what culture meant to them in the planning for the afternoon of celebrations at Leeds Central Library...

 
Big plans to bring community closer start with a bang

Big plans to bring community closer start with a bang

Faith leaders gathered at Dewsbury Minster for the opening of a huge project designed to bring communities together. Near Neighbours is a funding and networking enterprise, with backing from the Department for Communities and Local Government, that...

 
Matlock man three times over limit at controls of JCB

Matlock man three times over limit at controls of JCB

A man was found to be more than three times over the drink drive limit when he took charge of a JCB in Belper's River Gardens. Stephen Richardson, 41, of Willersly Lane, Matlock who has previous convictions for similar offences was found in charge of...

 
Cov Kid Conor Thomas desperate to help Coventry City get back on track

Cov Kid Conor Thomas desperate to help Coventry City get back on track

Conor Thomas has spent the last fortnight growing the now mandatory footballer’s beard and watching his Coventry City team-mates slide down the League One table. But the home-town midfielder is set to return against Crawley Town today, eager to play...

 
Set-piece mistakes still Coventry City's biggest weakness, admits Steven Pressley

Set-piece mistakes still Coventry City's biggest weakness, admits Steven Pressley

Steven Pressley admits that he has yet to solve his side’s habit of conceding set-piece goals – but he’s in good company! Brendan Rodgers was on the receiving end of some comically hysterical criticism on Tuesday night as Radio 5 opened its airwaves...

 
Big plans to bring community closer start with a bang

Big plans to bring community closer start with a bang

Faith leaders gathered at Dewsbury Minster for the opening of a huge project designed to bring communities together. Near Neighbours is a funding and networking enterprise, with backing from the Department for Communities and Local Government, that...

 

Crop of the week: Pumpkins and how to harvest them

These orange beauties are show-stopping giants, along with winter squashes, so it's important not to cut them off in their prime. Wait as long as you can before you cut them, as the longer you leave them, the more they will ripen and the better they...

 

Plant of the week: Autumn crocus

The bulbs of Autumn crocus (colchicum), also known as meadow saffron, need to be planted in late summer. They start flowering within a few weeks, producing clusters of violet, crocus-like flowers with leaves following later. C. 'Waterlily' is a...

 

Clinical Klizan shocks Nadal

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will meet in the semi-finals at the China Open - but second seed Rafael Nadal was a shock quarter-final casualty. Nadal was beaten 6-7 (7/9) 6-4 6-3 by world number 56 Martin Klizan, who will face third seed Tomas...

 

How to anti-age your memory: Worried about forgetting things - names, words or where you left your keys?...

After reaching the age of about 50, almost all of us worry from time to time that our memories are beginning to fail. You might find yourself unable to remember someone’s name, or where you left the house keys, and that’s just the beginning. Before...

Daily Mail, 07:00 in Health
 

Violent thugs - one with 109 convictions - tried to rob passers-by in Scunthorpe

TWO violent thugs - one of them with 109 convictions - went on a drunken "spree of serious crime" when they targeted passers-by in the street in a bid to rob them. One teenage victim was slashed around the ear as he cycled by and another...

 


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