News archive from 7 February 2014, page 15

U.S. job growth seen snapping back from winter chill

Nonfarm payrolls are expected to have increased by 185,000 last month, according to a Reuters survey of economists, with the jobless rate seen holding at a five-year low of 6.7 percent. Economists also expect December's paltry count of 74,000 net new...

Reuters, 07:16 in Business
 
Pupil helps to demolish Bowland High School

Pupil helps to demolish Bowland High School

Hasn't every pupil, at some time or other, dreamed of demolishing their school? That dream came true for Molly Nock, a Year 7 pupil at Bowland High School, who won the raffle prize to start the demolition of the old Main School building. Through the...

 
Grantham Journal letter: Car park is empty all day!

Grantham Journal letter: Car park is empty all day!

My mum lives on Grantley Street and the parking is ridiculous. As soon as you move your car for the school run, that’s it, no parking spaces until around 5.30pm. The laugh is there’s a massive car park at the top of the road which is sat empty all...

 
The quiet dignity of a nation

The quiet dignity of a nation

For China, the disaster in Morecambe Bay was a national tragedy. Steve Middlesbrough, a DJ and music promoter from Morecambe, has since gained a personal insight into how Chinese people feel about the events of February 5 2004. Steve, whose wife Ling...

 
No U-turn over Colne bypass plans

No U-turn over Colne bypass plans

Lancashire County Council's transport and highways boss has quashed rumours that plans for a Pendle villages bypass have taken a U-turn. Speaking at Boundary Mill, County Coun. John Fillis confirmed it is instead “just the beginning” of the...

 
Grantham Journal letter: No-win situation with parking

Grantham Journal letter: No-win situation with parking

I live on Oxford Street and often get home around 5pm to find no spaces are available to park near to my house, but by 6pm the street is magically clear. It is the same at weekends because it is so close to town it has become a free car park. If...

 
Sabden school earns eco award

Sabden school earns eco award

A village school has earned a top accolade for actively looking after the environment. Sabden Primary School has been awarded a Green Flag award from the Eco Schools programme for its work over the past five years, which has included creating bee...

 
Google buys 6% stake in Chinese PC maker Lenovo

Google buys 6% stake in Chinese PC maker Lenovo

Google bought a near 6% stake in Lenovo for $750m (£459m), just a day after selling handset-maker Motorola Mobility to the Chinese PC maker. According to a stock exchange filing, Google acquired 618.3 million Lenovo shares at $1.21 each on 30...

BBC, 07:18 in Business
 
Mr Scruff will be tidy on the decks at Assembly

Mr Scruff will be tidy on the decks at Assembly

DJ, producer, cartoonist and tea drinker Mr Scruff will playing a set of varied genres of music at the Assembly in Leamington on Thursday. He will be playing across tracks from across the board, including soul, funk, hip hop, jazz, reggae, dubstep,...

 
Gypsy and traveller sites ‘preferred options’ list for Warwick district is published

Gypsy and traveller sites ‘preferred options’ list for Warwick district is published

Officials have selected the plots of land in Warwick district they want to become dedicated Gypsy and traveller sites - and all of them are in the south of the district. While Warwick and Leamington MP Chris White has handed in a petition to 10...

 
January rainfall 250% above Warwick average

January rainfall 250% above Warwick average

Retired naval meteorological observer Peter Jackson says rainfall in Warwick was an astonishing 250 per cent above average for the area last month. He is still waiting to hear whether this will be an all-time record. Mr Jackson spent 46 years as part...

 
Sabden school earns eco award

Sabden school earns eco award

A village school has earned a top accolade for actively looking after the environment. Sabden Primary School has been awarded a Green Flag award from the Eco Schools programme for its work over the past five years, which has included creating bee...

 
MURDER TRIAL: Giuseppe Miceli’s blood found on murder suspect’s laptop case, court told

MURDER TRIAL: Giuseppe Miceli’s blood found on murder suspect’s laptop case, court told

Traces of Giuseppe Miceli's blood were found on a laptop case seized from murder suspect Mark Ellsom when he was arrested, a court heard. The case of the computer, which belonged to a woman Ellsom was staying with, was sent away for forensic...

 
No U-turn over Colne bypass plans

No U-turn over Colne bypass plans

Lancashire County Council's transport and highways boss has quashed rumours that plans for a Pendle villages bypass have taken a U-turn. Speaking at Boundary Mill, County Coun. John Fillis confirmed it is instead “just the beginning” of the...

 
Police heroine saves teen from drowning

Police heroine saves teen from drowning

A former Burnley swimmer has been hailed a hero for saving a teenager from drowning days after being hurt while arresting a man armed with a gun. Whangamata police constable Jayne Dowling (39), who emigrated to New Zealand in September 2008, who swam...

 


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