News archive from 7 February 2014, page 10

Fifty dogs seized and six arrested in raids on suspected unlicensed puppy farms

MORE than 50 dogs were seized and six people arrested after homes and farms were targeted in raids on suspected unlicensed puppy farms. The RSPCA launched the inquiry after reports people had bought puppies which died or suffered from serious...

 
Royal Mail staff reach deal to end Sunderland Post Office disruption

Royal Mail staff reach deal to end Sunderland Post Office disruption

UNION and Royal Mail bosses have welcomed a deal which will end a dispute that has repeatedly hit Sunderland's central post office. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have voted to accept a deal which will see pay increase by 9.06 per...

 
Gunby Hall is immortalised in Dickinson novel

Gunby Hall is immortalised in Dickinson novel

Gunby Hall has been immortalised in popular Lincolnshire author Margaret Dickinson's brand new novel. Margaret, who hails from Skegness, is using Gunby Hall as the inspiration for the fictional Fairfield Hall in her new book of the same name. And the...

 

SAC Capital's Martoma found guilty of insider trading

A federal jury in New York found Martoma guilty on all three of the conspiracy and securities fraud charges that he faced, over a scheme that allowed SAC Capital to make profits and avoid losses of $275 million (168 million pounds). The verdict was...

Reuters, 06:15 in Business
 
Radio expert helps Alford pupils at school station

Radio expert helps Alford pupils at school station

A former Alford pupil who now works in the radio industry swung by his former school to help students develop their radio skills. Students and staff at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammarwere visited by ex-student, Jonathan Brine, last week to work with some of...

 
Village News: Burgh le Marsh

Village News: Burgh le Marsh

BANGERS - A reminder of the bangers and mash quiz night in the WI Hall this Saturday, February 8 at 7pm. The cost is £5 per head and teams of up to four members are required. Telephone 01754 811488 or 811159. HERITAGE - There will be a DVD evening at...

 

Man to be sentenced for killing Pc

A man is due to be sentenced today for killing a police officer by running him down as he tried to stop his car. Gary Bromige, also known as Gary Cody, pleaded guilty in December to causing death by dangerous driving, as well as charges of causing...

 

Woman sentenced for glass attack

A woman will be sentenced today for slashing the neck of the daughter of Ground Force star Tommy Walsh. Leanne Bloomfield, 28, denied using a shard of glass to cut Natalie Walsh, 22, upwards from her neck to her chin at Cafe De Paris near Leicester...

 

Judges rule on tribunal fees order

High Court judges who have been urged to quash an "unlawful" order which imposed fees for the first time on workers wanting to bring tribunal proceedings against their employers announce their decision today. Lord Justice Moses and Mr...

 
Plea for rethink for Sheffield library rejected

Plea for rethink for Sheffield library rejected

A plea for Sheffield Council to go back to the drawing board over its library closure plans has been thrown out. In a heated meeting – in which one councillor described proposals from her own cabinet as ‘terrible’ – the call for a fresh needs...

 
Mum’s praise after Sheffield hospital saves son

Mum’s praise after Sheffield hospital saves son

Little Oliver Williams is a true survivor - and his family are painting Sheffield red today to thank medics who saved his life. The four-year-old, from Millhouses, was born with five vital arteries around his heart in the wrong place, stopping oxygen...

 

University of Birmingham's breakthrough in fight against leukaemia

Pioneering new research at the University of Birmingham has led to a breakthrough in the fight against leukaemia. Dr Francis Mussai from the city’s Children’s Hospital carried out tests on the blood of tragic toddler Amber Phillpott, who died aged...

 
Sheffield school in jobs sell-off row

Sheffield school in jobs sell-off row

Plans to privatise non-teaching jobs at a Sheffield academy are being attacked by unions who claim profits are being put before pupils. Firth Park School became part of a nationwide chain of 79 academies last summer which are run by AET, Academies...

 

Girl's brain tumour only discovered when she took eye test

A Warwickshire schoolgirl who thought she was suffering a food allergy discovered she had a brain tumour after taking an eye test. When Lucy Edwards, 12, started having bouts of sickness her parents thought she had a tummy bug. Lucy, from Kenilworth,...

 

VIDEO: Hints and tips to losing weight

Looking to lose weight? Then why not let the staff at Nourish, Sheffield’s healthy fast food business, give you some helpful hints and tips. Nourish intends to provide great tasting and healthy fast food. Their goal is to help you, in their own little...

 


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