News archive from 5 July 2014, page 11

Stoke City: Robert Huth hopes to join in first day of pre-season

Stoke City: Robert Huth hopes to join in first day of pre-season

ROBERT Huth hopes to join in the first day of pre-season training next week as he bids to reclaim his place at the heart of Stoke's defence. The big German had never missed more than two consecutive Premier League matches for the Potters before...

 
Bolsover: Ballet on horseback to baroque music at the castle

Bolsover: Ballet on horseback to baroque music at the castle

An air of anticipation is descending on Bolsover Castle in as they prepare to welcome a special group of European horses and riders. Les Ecuyers de Historie is France’s leading historical equestrian interpretation group and English Heritage is...

 
Wall-to-wall footy lost its appeal!

Wall-to-wall footy lost its appeal!

So England's players are probably now sunning themselves on some faraway exotic beach while the thousands of supporters who scrimped and saved to follow their heroes are left contemplating the arrival of their next credit card bill. I have always been...

 
Secret Teacher: the truth is we all have favourites

Secret Teacher: the truth is we all have favourites

When all other coping strategies fail, Secret Teacher turns to ABBA to help them deal with their least favourite students. Photograph: Sipa Press / Rex Features Here is the truth: I have favourites. I also have the opposite of favourites. I have tried...

Guardian, 07:05 in Learning
 

Tunstall burglar raided homes 'because it was easier than going to the job centre'

ROBBER Thomas Sidley burgled homes because it was 'easier than going to the job centre'. The 21-year-old broke into six homes across Stoke-on-Trent in the days and weeks following his release from custody. Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard he was the...

 
Stoke City fans 'horseplay' led to supporter Mabel Smith, 93, being injured at a match

Stoke City fans 'horseplay' led to supporter Mabel Smith, 93, being injured at a match

'HORSEPLAY' among up to five Stoke City fans caused a 93-year-old supporter to be knocked to the ground and injured during a Potters match. Mabel Smith, of Bucknall, was caught in a crowd surge while celebrating a Peter Crouch goal during Stoke's...

 
Port Vale: Rob Page on course to be number one, says Micky Adams

Port Vale: Rob Page on course to be number one, says Micky Adams

PORT Vale boss Micky Adams admits he doesn't know how long he will be able to hang on to his new assistant manager Rob Page. Adams has reshuffled his backroom staff with Page has moving from first-team coach to assistant, replacing Mark Grew who has...

 
Porthill cook helps teach Wrights Pies confectioners to make her award-winning tart

Porthill cook helps teach Wrights Pies confectioners to make her award-winning tart

Confectioners have been perfecting the winning recipe in The Great Wrights Bake-Off before it goes on sale in stores. Stephanie Simpson, from Porthill, was delighted to finish first in the contest which challenged Sentinel readers to devise a unique...

 

Men held in death probe questioned

Murder detectives will today continue to question eight men arrested over a violent disturbance in which one person was fatally stabbed and another shot. Another two men, aged 22 and 25, have also been detained over the incident in Birmingham's...

 

Newly-wed couple torn apart because of visa issues

DEVOTED couple Joseph and Martha Solomon face spending their first wedding anniversary more than 8,000 miles apart - because of a technical hitch with his visa. Joseph, 26, who is originally from South Africa, moved to England with his family nearly...

 
Patients celebrate 11th-hour reprieve for their surgery

Patients celebrate 11th-hour reprieve for their surgery

A GP surgery threatened with closure could stay open thanks to more than 800 patients who signed a petition. NHS England set a closure date for early September to the shock of the Nirmala Practice's 2,000-plus patients at the Pedmore Valley surgery in...

 
Premier League referee Kevin Friend visits Hope Hamilton school

Premier League referee Kevin Friend visits Hope Hamilton school

Professional football referee Kevin Friend visited youngsters at a city school last week to talk to them about playing fair. Kevin, who comes from Leicester, dropped into Hope Hamilton Primary, in Hamilton, to give a presentation about the Football...

 
Wall-to-wall footy lost its appeal!

Wall-to-wall footy lost its appeal!

So England's players are probably now sunning themselves on some faraway exotic beach while the thousands of supporters who scrimped and saved to follow their heroes are left contemplating the arrival of their next credit card bill. I have always been...

 

Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: Ellis Luther Paul Rose (33), of Hinckley Road, Leicester, admitting stealing vacuum cleaner products worth £128 from Wilkinsons, The Arcade, Wigston, on March 7. He received a community order...

 
Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: John Francis Patterson Watkins (21), of Ethel Road, Evington, pleaded guilty to two charges of damaging walls, value unknown, on May 20. For both offences, he received community orders...

 


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