News archive from 6 December 2019

Bury Council reviews office buildings in bid to 'make savings'

RUMOURS have been circulating over the proposed closure of council offices in Radcliffe. Bury Council said that a review is currently under way of the offices it owns across the borough "to make savings". However a spokesman said "no...

 

New specialist school moving forward with plans to open next year

A SPECIAL needs schools operator is moving forward with plans to open a new secondary school in Bury. The Kedleston Group is behind the proposed Mill School Bury — a specialist independent school for children and young people with autism and social,...

 

Bury College students rescued as fire crews stage training exercise

STUDENTS from Bury College were rescued from a high rise building by fire crews as part of a realistic training exercise. During the operation, students acted as residents in a high rise block and were evacuated and led to safety by firefighters. The...

 

Trapped bus drivers anger Derbyshire residents by honking till cars are moved

Residents in a Derbyshire town are furious over bus drivers knocking on doors and using their horns when they cannot get past parked cars. Three women have called for the buses to find alternative routes as they argue there is not enough space to park...

 

January transfer plans outlined as Derby County boss is asked about investment and spending

TRANSFER PLANS Phillip Cocu says Derby County have to be ready to react in the January transfer window. The window opens in a few weeks' time and Cocu has again said Derby will be looking to add one or two new signings. But the manager also suggested...

 

Teen victim's flesh found on Mercedes helps convict drug dealer

An 18-year-old Derbyshire lad was dragged under a car and crushed as its driver tried to flee a baying mob. The teenager suffered a fractured pelvis and lacerations. His skin tissue was found in the Long Eaton car park and on the offender's car when...

 

'Tiny' house deemed too small for families sells for six-figure sum

A house deemed too small for families by 11 housing associations has sold in Willington for more than £187,000. It was one of five would-be affordable homes built in Repton Road by Monument Two Ltd and offered for social housing. But all the area's...

 

Huddlestone, Rooney, keepers and away form - Cocu's words ahead of Derby v Rovers

Derby County look to improve their poor away record this weekend when they face Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. Here is what Derby boss Phillip Cocu said when he faced the media ahead of the game. Q) How is the mood in the camp been since the draw...

 

Champion body-builder's fury as man who stabbed him 12 times escapes prison

A champion bodybuilder who almost died when he was stabbed 12 times has labelled Sudbury prison a "holiday camp" after his attacker escaped. Will Flint, 29, was slashed in the chest and back by thug Aidan Morrissey, 21, when he came to a...

 

EUROMILLIONS RESULTS: winning numbers for Friday, December 6, 2019

Are you about to become a millionaire? The results for the EuroMillions draw for Friday, December 6, have been revealed. If you're thinking buying a brand new yacht or going on that once-in-a-lifetime holiday , find out below if you have won tonight's...

 

Busy South Derbyshire road to be shut for almost two weeks for roadworks

A busy road in a major South Derbyshire village is set to shut for almost two weeks for roadworks. Boot Hill, Repton, will be shut from Monday, January 13 until Friday, January 24. The road will be closed along the cut-through which connects High...

 

Derbyshire hit by some of the highest bus service budget cuts

Derbyshire’s bus services have been hit by some of the highest budget cuts of all English authorities in the past few years. Data published by the Campaign for Better Transport shows that the county has been stripped of more than half of its funding...

 

Miracle boy who had open heart surgery at two days old 'amazes mum every day'

A Burton mum whose son had open heart surgery at just two days old has told how he still "amazes her every day". Laura Haynes was told 20 weeks into her pregnancy that her son, Archie, had hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The life-limiting...

 

The last 'acceptable' pre-Christmas break-up date

If your partner appears to have something to tell you today, brace yourself for the worst. That is the advice emerging from research done by relationship experts Hillarys. According to The Sun, a survey of 2,643 Britons uncovered that ditching the...

 

Late night earthquake shakes homes across part of England

An earthquake measuring 3.2 magnitude shook parts of the UK late on Thursday night. Parts of the South West felt the quake at 10.49pm. The epicentre was close to Bridgwater in Somerset with 200,000 homes feeling tremors around Taunton and Yeovil. The...

 


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