News archive from 5 November 2017, page 17

Cheviots crash is remembered

Cheviots crash is remembered

A remembrance service that first took place in the Cheviot Hills in 2013 will be repeated again by the Scottish Borders Armed Forces Day Parade of Colours team. In December 1944, an aircraft with nine crew on board crashed on West Hill, near Cheviot,...

 
Panels showing Brigg's cultural heritage go on public display

Panels showing Brigg's cultural heritage go on public display

Scenery panels depicting the seasons and showing images from the Brigg area’s cultural heritage have gone on public display in the town. The panels were first produced for the Folk Round ‘Ere community show, which was led by Julia Pollock as artistic...

 
Here's where speed cameras will be located across North Lincolnshire this week

Here's where speed cameras will be located across North Lincolnshire this week

Mobile safety cameras will be used to monitor motorists' speed at sites across North Lincolnshire this week. The Safer Roads Humber partnership operates fixed and mobile cameras at 85 locations in northern Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire. The cameras...

 
UFC 217: Rose Namajunas and T.J. Dillashaw claim world titles with stunning stoppages

UFC 217: Rose Namajunas and T.J. Dillashaw claim world titles with stunning stoppages

All three of UFC 217’s champions were dethroned on Saturday night with Rose Namajunas and T.J. Dillashaw claiming world titles in New York. Dillashaw reclaimed the title he lost to Dominick Cruz by stopping Cody Garbrandt in the second round of their...

Metro, 08:47 in Sport
 
Middlesbrough vs Sunderland LIVE STREAM: How to watch Tees-Wear derby

Middlesbrough vs Sunderland LIVE STREAM: How to watch Tees-Wear derby

Crisis-club Sunderland make the short trip to the Riverside Stadium to face Middlesbrough in the Tees-Wear derby.  The Black Cats are without a manager after giving Simon Grayson the boot on Tuesday. They head into the game sitting at the bottom of...

 
Rugby League World Cup: Scotland send captain Danny Brough home for misconduct

Rugby League World Cup: Scotland send captain Danny Brough home for misconduct

Fox Sports claim Brough and team-mates Sam Brooks and Johnny Worker were deemed too drunk too board a plane to Cairns on Sunday. And that misconduct means they've been axed from Steve McCormack's squad for the remainder of the tournament Down Under....

 

Debbie McGee sets new Strictly Come Dancing record with perfect 10s

It was a clean sweep of 10s for Debbie McGee as she broke a Strictly Come Dancing record last night. It was the competition's earliest ever perfect score in a rollercoaster ride of a show which also saw Ruth Langsford take a tumble. The former...

 
Arriva buses decorated with Remembrance Day poppies to support Poppy Appeal

Arriva buses decorated with Remembrance Day poppies to support Poppy Appeal

A bus company has decked out 12 of its vehicles with artwork featuring giant poppies to mark Remembrance Day. Arriva North East and Yorkshire is supporting the Poppy Appeal with the specially-designed “Poppy Buses” which will run on a number of...

 
Meet the artist making single line tattoos the most covetable kind of body art

Meet the artist making single line tattoos the most covetable kind of body art

These days, more and more people seem to be coming round to the fact that tattoos are works of art. We’re spending more time looking up artists and researching exactly what we want, rather than just getting sanskrit inked on a whim. Saying that, a lot...

Metro, 08:51 in Lifestyle
 
Diane Abbot gets confused about what age soldiers can fight

Diane Abbot gets confused about what age soldiers can fight

Diane Abbott forgot the age at which soldiers can go into combat recently in a video uploaded to her Facebook page. The Labour MP was speaking about her belief that the voting age should be reduced to 16 years old. She said: ‘I believe in votes at...

Metro, 08:52 in Hot News
 
South Park The Fractured But Whole review - Like being part of one of the best episodes

South Park The Fractured But Whole review - Like being part of one of the best episodes

What started off as a hilarious, but purile, show has developed into a series which is...well, still purile, but bitingly satirical and on the pulse. And as time has gone on, the quality of video games based on Matt Stone and Trey Parker's hit show...

 

Georges St-Pierre wins UFC middleweight title with defeat of Michael Bisping

Georges St-Pierre claimed the UFC middleweight title with an impressive victory over Britain's Michael Bisping. The 36-year-old Canadian, who reigned as the welterweight champion for almost six years, is widely considered one of the sport's modern...

 

WATCH: Dave Seddon's verdict on Preston's 3-0 defeat at Ipswich

Preston's slump in the Championship continued at Ipswich on Saturday. North End have now lost four in a row and are six without a win. The Lancashire Post's Dave Seddon takes a look at the main talking points including the news Sean Maguire is the...

 
Back on home ground

Back on home ground

An international industrial flooring company has moved back to its roots. Fastrack Flooring, originally from Cramlington, branched out into a number of regional offices covering the whole of the UK, but is now back in Northumberland. The company...

 
Hire scheme sets people on the road to employment

Hire scheme sets people on the road to employment

People wanting to start a new job but who don’t have the transport to get there could be on the road to a brighter future. Wheels to Work, a scooter loan scheme, helps people who live or work in Northumberland to access employment when they have no...

 


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