News archive from 5 July 2014, page 18

Tour de France 2014 in Harrogate : LIVE COVERAGE

Tour de France 2014 in Harrogate : LIVE COVERAGE

Follow unparalleled local coverage as the Tour de France makes its way through North Yorkshire. Our team of reporters will be positioned on the route during Saturday and Sunday, bringing you the latest as the world’s largest annual sporting event...

 
‘Six-figure’ refurbishment for Northampton town centre bar

‘Six-figure’ refurbishment for Northampton town centre bar

The Revolution bar in Bridge Street is to have an extra bar added and a new-look outdoor area. It will be closed for just a week from this Saturday and will reopen at noon on Saturday July 12. A spokeswoman said: “The focus of the refurbishment is on...

 
Go-ahead for DIRFT expansion ‘could wipe out unemployment’ in west Northamptonshire, says MP

Go-ahead for DIRFT expansion ‘could wipe out unemployment’ in west Northamptonshire, says MP

The go-ahead to expansion plans at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT III) have been welcomed by the region's MP. The Secretary of State of Transport has given development consent to the scheme which includes a new rail link to...

 
Museum regulator issues Northampton final warning over membership status ahead of sale of Sekhemka statue

Museum regulator issues Northampton final warning over membership status ahead of sale of Sekhemka statue

The Museums Association has sent a final warning to Northampton Borough Council saying it will review the authority's membership status if it sells off an ancient Egyptian statue next week. The Sekhemka, a 2,700BC funerary monument, which depicts a...

 
Ten people died in Northamptonshire due to shortage of donated organs, report reveals

Ten people died in Northamptonshire due to shortage of donated organs, report reveals

Ten residents have died in Northamptonshire in the last 12 months because of a shortage of donated organs, according to new figures. And there are still 148 people in the county currently waiting for a transplant, NHS Blood and Transport has revealed...

 
Fund-raisers in Northamptonshire urged to ‘get their grill on’ to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Fund-raisers in Northamptonshire urged to ‘get their grill on’ to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Hundreds of people in Northamptonshire have signed up for the BBQ for Cancer Research UK weekend later this month. Fund-raisers are being urged to “get their grill on” over the weekend of July 19 and 20 to raise money by asking guests to make a...

 

How Costa Rica's Keylor Navas became the world's most wanted goalkeeper

This World Cup has been spectacular with scoring galore and a great deal of drama. But despite all the talk about the goals being scored, and a sense of revival of teams looking for the opposing goal, the goalkeepers are standing tall. Tim Howard had...

Metro, 08:00 in Sport
 
Hull toddler Riley Lewis died because his drugged-up mum Kerry Abel 'wasn't there to help him' say police

Hull toddler Riley Lewis died because his drugged-up mum Kerry Abel 'wasn't there to help him' say police

THE detective who led the investigation into the death of young Riley Lewis who drowned in a bath has said he was let down by his mum when he needed her most. Kerry Abel, 38, was jailed for three years yesterday after a jury found her guilty of her...

 
More than 100 jobs at risk at McBride factory in Hull

More than 100 jobs at risk at McBride factory in Hull

MORE than 100 jobs are at risk at a Hull factory, a union official has said. Household products producer McBride employs about 237 people in the city and 113 could be laid off. The business, which makes aerosols in Sutton Fields Industrial Estate,...

 
Hull City hope to sign Tom Ince for cut-price £3.5m despite Stoke City interest

Hull City hope to sign Tom Ince for cut-price £3.5m despite Stoke City interest

HULL City will hope to pay no more than £3.5m for Tom Ince - if the free agent can be lured to the KC Stadium next week. Ince has become one of Steve Bruce's primary targets this summer and it is hoped constructive talks can eventually lead to him...

 
What I'm really thinking: the compulsive eater

What I'm really thinking: the compulsive eater

'I may eat the equivalent of six meals in a day.' Illustration: Lo Cole for the Guardian I can't quit food. It is there every day, watching me and testing me at every meal. I can compulsively eat subtly throughout the day, either eating meals twice as...

Guardian, 08:01 in Health
 
The horror of Tuam's missing babies is not diminished by misreported details

The horror of Tuam's missing babies is not diminished by misreported details

Some commentators believe the popular outrage around the Tuam story is fake, but they are wrong, writes Tanya Gold. Photograph: Patrick Bolger There was a vigil outside the Irish embassy in London on Thursday. It was for the 796 children who died in a...

Guardian, 08:01 in Health
 
Southam crash victim named

Southam crash victim named

THE DRIVER killed in a crash near Southam yesterday (Thursday, June 26) has been named as 24-year-old Jennifer Fennell. The Southam resident died after her car collided with a van at around 6.20am on the A425 Leamington Road at the Harbury/Bascote...

 

Share your memories and win a share of £400!

THE Way We Were is relaunching The Sentinel Memory Factor competition. This time readers have the chance to win a share of £400. We're hunting for favourite memories of North Staffordshire and South Cheshire from readers of any age. The two best...

 
New £110,000 skate park rolls into action

New £110,000 skate park rolls into action

KICK-FLIPS, grinds and spins were on show as skaters rode a brand new £110,000 skate park for the first time. Dozens of youngsters on skateboards, BMX bikes and scooters took to the new facility at the King George V Playing Fields, off Hallam's Lane,...

 


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