News archive from 5 October 2018

Vitamin D supplements don't help bone health, major study concludes

Vitamin D supplements don't help bone health, major study concludes

Vitamin D supplements do nothing for bone health and the government should ditch its advice that everyone should take them throughout the winter months, according to the authors of the biggest review of the evidence ever carried out. The findings...

 

Duo jailed for 22 years after £5m heroin bust

Two men have been jailed for 22 years after taking part in a £5m heroin deal. Sabri Karatas and Dutch man Daniel Berende were seen exchanging heroin in Heckmondwike last year. The misery that these drugs would have caused cannot be underestimated. Det...

 

Liversedge show great improvement

Liversedge are continuing to show a vast improvement and picked up points from two cracking performances in the NCE League Premier Division. Sedge recorded an impressive 3-1 victory at home to Barton Town Old Boys last Saturday and followed that up by...

 
Why a US national park is holding a 'Fat Bear Week' contest

Why a US national park is holding a 'Fat Bear Week' contest

We have all gained a little extra weight from time to time, but for brown bears, piling on the extra pounds means the difference between life and death. They can hibernate for six months of the year - meaning they have to gorge from July to September...

BBC, 00:13 in World News
 
Scottish GPs to begin prescribing rambling and birdwatching

Scottish GPs to begin prescribing rambling and birdwatching

Doctors in Shetland are to start prescribing birdwatching, rambling and beach walks in the Atlantic winds to help treat chronic and debilitating illnesses for the first time. From Friday, doctors working in the 10 GP surgeries on the islands will be...

 

Working class men who voted to leave EU will suffer most from Brexit

Working class British men employed in manual industries, who are thought to have voted overwhelmingly for Leave, will be hit hardest by Brexit, it is claimed. According to a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, males with GCSE qualifications or...

 

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust ‘requires improvement’ 

Improvements need to be made at Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust after a heath watchdog highlighted a number of failings.  The Care Quality Commission rated the trust as ‘Requires Improvement’ – a demotion on its previous rating...

 

Add a little Spice to your life with Viva

0 Have your say It’s almost a quarter of a century since the Spice Girls zig-a-zih-ahed their way into pop history. While rumours have been circling for much of this year of a reunion tour in 2019, fans in Blackpool only have a week to wait until the...

 

Belinda’s Whitney act is even better

0 Have your say From more than 15,000 hopefuls Belinda Davids was hand-picked to headline a concert of Whitney Houston’s musical legacy back in 2012. And last year, she made her British TV debut as part of BBC1 series Even Better Than The Real Thing,...

 

Collabro launch a search for choir

0 Have your say Musical theatre boyband Collabro are seeking a youth choir to join them on stage at their new year concert in Blackpool. The foursome come to the Opera House on their Road To The Royal Albert Hall tour on Saturday, February 23. And...

 

Matt Jukes: Hull’s big chance to build on its cultural success

I HOPE the people of Hull are proud of the progress we have made as a city in recent years. At Hull City Council, we have worked hard and adapted to help achieve that. We took advantage of the Local Government Association’s Peer Challenge offer to...

 

Bill Carmichael: How Theresa May is dancing away from any real scrutiny

MODERN politics moves at such a bewilderingly fast pace sometimes it is hard to keep up. For example a year ago Theresa May was at the lowest ebb of her premiership after a conference speech that can only be described as a catalogue of disasters. You...

 
Why the laundry industry is in a spin to save water

Why the laundry industry is in a spin to save water

As water shortages become more common around the world, the laundry industry is under pressure to reduce consumption of this precious resource and generally minimise its environmental impact. When Johannesburg native Charl de Beer moved back to South...

 
Liverpool news: Naby Keita declared FIT to play Man City in Premier League title showdown

Liverpool news: Naby Keita declared FIT to play Man City in Premier League title showdown

The Liverpool midfielder was taken to hospital on Wednesday night after being stretchered off during their Champions League defeat to Napoli. Italian media claimed he had been admitted to the cardiology unit of the Antonio Cardarelli hospital in...

Daily Star, 00:26 in Sport
 

X-Factor star comes to Spen

X-Factor winner Joe McElderry will perform at Cleckheaton’s town hall. The gig on Friday November 27 will be part of his Acoustic Evolution Tour, which is to feature new numbers and routines. McElderry was victorious in the 2009 series of the show,...

 


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