News archive from 5 May 2014, page 14

Elena Baltacha dead: Live updates after former British tennis number one dies aged 30

  View gallery Getty " " " " " " " " " " Elena Baltacha View gallery   Refresh automatically On | Off 7:18 am If you are just joining us this morning, we are reporting on the very sad news that...

 

Hurley 'blooming' after love split

Elizabeth Hurley has told for the first time how she struggled to get over her split from Shane Warne, but is now "blooming". The actress and businesswoman, 48, who has posed in a swimsuit from her new collection, said she continues to be...

 

iPhone owners 'most likely to sext'

iPhone owners are the most likely to send a sexy text message or "sext", according to a new poll. A survey by YouGov found that more than 30% of iPhone users had sent an explicit message, compared to 21% of Blackberry users and 17% of those...

 

Fears tip closures in Stoke-on-Trent will increase fly-tipping

RESIDENTS fear the closure of Stoke-on-Trent's two main tips for two days every week will lead to a rise in fly-tipping. Stoke-on-Trent City Council is now only opening tips at Stoke and Burslem five days a week to save £50,000 a year. It means...

 
Northampton family holding musical concert inspired by daughter

Northampton family holding musical concert inspired by daughter

The family of a Northampton heart and lung transplant patient is holding a musical concert to mark 13 years of the successful operation. Natasha Rogers had been on the waiting list for seven-and-a-half years and had been given two weeks to live before...

 
Northamptonshire schoolboy stuns adults in foodie photo contest

Northamptonshire schoolboy stuns adults in foodie photo contest

A nine-year-old boy is considering a creative career after he came third out of 400 people in a global photography contest. Jasper Callis, from Boughton, entered a Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year competition in February after a suggestion from...

 

Why are schools in Derby getting new classrooms when there aren't pupils to fill them?

It is important to have enough places in city primary schools for the future, but of equal importance is making sure they are in the right places. Could the city council be creating problems through its rush to find extra space or has it got it...

 
Kenny Miller quits Canada for third stint at Rangers as Ally McCoist gears up for Championship

Kenny Miller quits Canada for third stint at Rangers as Ally McCoist gears up for Championship

KENNY MILLER will become a Rangers player for the third time after negotiating his release from MLS club Vancouver Whitecaps last night. The former Scotland striker has struck a two-year deal with Gers boss Ally McCoist that will see him spearhead the...

 

Gazza taken to hospital after suffering 'broken arm' during kickabout at St James’ Park

Gazza was taken to hospital today with a suspected broken arm - after making a sentimental return to play football again at Newcastle United. The star was being treated in the city’s Royal Victoria Infirmary after making a special guest appearance in...

 

Feeling down? Try a tuna sandwich: Eating the fish found to reduce risk of depression by 25% - but only if...

21 View comments The secret to happiness could lie in something as simple as a tuna sandwich or cod and chips. Eating fish can keep the blues at bay, according to a new study – but only in women. Researchers discovered that having seafood on the menu...

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Vandals who persistently smash windows at Northampton nursery ‘hurt community’

Vandals who persistently smash windows at Northampton nursery ‘hurt community’

The manager of a pre-school in Northampton said vandals who are persistently smashing windows of a community centre were damaging a facility that could benefit their friends and family. Standens Barn Pre-School, based at Standens Barn Community...

 
Firefighters strike 'with a heavy heart' says union

Firefighters strike 'with a heavy heart' says union

THE decision to strike was a last resort made with "a heavy heart", a firefighter and union representative has said. Clare Hudson, who is based at Highfields fire station, was one of more than 100 firefighters who rallied in Old Market...

 

Free compost bins to be handed out this week

ONE hundred free compost bins will be given away to encourage more residents to go green. NottsCounty Council's waste contractors Veolia have organised the giveaway to celebrate International Compost Awareness Week this week. To be in with a chance of...

 

Lord Winston's warning over IVF

IVF pioneer Lord Winston has warned that a growing market for fertility treatments could "threaten our humanity", including if the rich were able to pay for so-called 'designer babies'. The fertility expert who developed key advancements in...

 
Ideas wanted for Barmoor fund

Ideas wanted for Barmoor fund

Ford Parish Council's annual meeting will include an update on the Community Fund generated by the Barmoor Wind Farm. Residents are invited to propose schemes which could benefit from the £60,000 per year fund to be shared with Lowick and Bowsden...

 


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