News archive from 6 October 2012, page 2

‘I fell in love with open swimming’

‘I fell in love with open swimming’

A former Heanor Gate school pupil has just completed an incredible fundraising swim across ten lakes in Canada - and next year plans to swim the Channel. Paul Duffield emigrated to 
Kelowna, British Columbia, after marrying his wife, Angelique, in...

 
Brewery site work is getting nearer

Brewery site work is getting nearer

A planning application for the first phase of work at the Kimberley brewery site has been submitted to Broxtowe Borough Council. If it goes ahead plans for The Field site off Hardy Close will include 22 houses, road improvements and landscaping. The...

 

Thieves force a window

Two burglars were disturbed as they tried to break into a property in Langley Mill. The intruders were disturbed trying to force a ground floor window with some tools at a property in Bailey Brook Drive. They ran off empty handed when they realised...

 

OAP has purse snatched

A 78-year-old customer was left shaken after being robbed of her purse at a Post Office in Underwood. The incident happened just after 9am on Wednesday when a man walked into Underwood Post Office, on Main Road, and threatened the woman. In the...

 

Strictly star's nose is broken

James Jordan is nursing a broken nose after his wife Ola bust it in Strictly Come Dancing rehearsals. The show professional received an accidental kick in the face as they practised a group dance for the show's return. But after seeing medics, James...

 

Louis prefers Tulisa's dark side

Louis Walsh has welcomed his fellow X Factor judge Tulisa's return to her dark roots - and blasted her bleach job as "awful". Tulisa unveiled a blonde hairdo in July as she attended a High Court hearing as she pursued legal action against an...

 

Man attacked in Indian restaurant in Ripley

Police appeal for information after a man was assaulted in an Indian restaurant. A 38-year-old man was assaulted by four men in the Sylhet Spice Restaurant on Nottingham Road on Saturday, September 29, at 11.10pm. All of the men were in their mid to...

 
Woman assaulted in alleyway

Woman assaulted in alleyway

A man assaulted a woman walking alone in Ilkeston and then ran off, police have said. The 20-year-old was walking home from Tesco along the alleyway off Rutland Street about 12.20am on Tuesday. She turned around to see the man directly behind her,...

 
Birthday plea for witnesses

Birthday plea for witnesses

Family and friends toasted the memory of a hit-and-run victim as they celebrated his birthday this week, amid hopes his killer will be caught. Paul Davis was 37 when he was hit by a car near his home in Corporation Road, Ilkeston at 2.10am on August...

 
Illegal immigrants caught in lorry bound for Ilkeston

Illegal immigrants caught in lorry bound for Ilkeston

Six would-be illegal immigrants have been stopped from entering the UK after they were found hiding inside an Ilkeston-bound lorry. The men, all from India, were discovered at the Port of Coquelles in northern France on September 6 as the Estonian...

 
‘Resign now’ petition over dead cops joke

‘Resign now’ petition over dead cops joke

Dozens of Ilkeston folk have called on a councillor, who told a sick joke about dead police officers to the wife of a serving sergeant, to resign. Labour councillors took to the streets of Cllr David Stephenson’s Little Hallam ward in Ilkeston this...

 

Second call for nominations

A second call has been made for nominations after no one has stepped forward for a vacancy on a parish council. Anyone who wants to serve on Stanley and Stanley Common Parish Council has to submit a nomination by Friday October 5. The election was...

 
Councillor stripped of post after dead cops ‘joke’

Councillor stripped of post after dead cops ‘joke’

An Ilkeston councillor, who made a sick "joke' about the two policewomen shot dead last week in Greater Manchester, has been stripped of his post. Cllr David Stephenson, who represents Little Hallam on Erewash Borough Council, made a comment to...

 

Landlords advice session

Landlords across Broxtowe are being invited to receive free help and advice on a host of issues affecting their properties and tenants at a free Landlords' Forum hosted by Broxtowe Borough Council in Beeston next month. The event, which will offer...

 

Nick Clegg’s tuition fees apology becomes internet pop hit - VIDEO

NICK Clegg's latest bid to draw a line under the damaging tuition fee row was thrown into doubt today after a video lampooning his apology swept the internet. Mr Clegg expressed regret over the promise for the first time as the party braced for a...

 


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