News archive from 7 March 2014, page 14

Letter: Hanging on to Harlow Hill community

Letter: Hanging on to Harlow Hill community

We moved to Harlow Hill in 1957 and we have seen so many changes. Due to three housing estates and the Cardale Business Park, much of the green belt has been eroded. It thrived with eleven shops and the popular ‘local’, the Harlow Inn. Over time we...

 
Armed to the teeth

Armed to the teeth

Machine guns, swords and a dagger decorated with a swastika - this is the astonishing cache of weapons seized by police from a modest terrace house in South Yorkshire. A ‘lifetime’s collection’ of handguns, knives and even a sniper’s rifle are among...

 
Tax black hole is clawed back

Tax black hole is clawed back

Sheffield is slowly clawing back uncollected council tax following a controversial clampdown. Last year The Star revealed city leaders were owed £31 million in arrears - some stemming back as far as 1999. But stepped up efforts to collect the cash,...

 
Port gets £1.5m boost to improve coast

Port gets £1.5m boost to improve coast

Fleetwood is set to get a major £1.5m investment to develop a chain of attractions along its coastline, The Gazette can reveal. New leisure areas, improvements to the Marine Lake and a revamp of Euston Park are all part of plans that will create 42...

 

Live: News and sport from Coventry and Warwickshire

Refresh automatically On | Off Keep up to date with all the latest news and gossip from the Coventry and Warwickshire area and beyond with our daily live blog. We are with you from 7am until 7pm with the latest traffic and travel information, weather...

 
Search for mother after Leeds pharmacy alerts police over fears for toddler with burn injuries

Search for mother after Leeds pharmacy alerts police over fears for toddler with burn injuries

Police are concerned for the safety of a toddler who was taken into a Leeds pharmacy by his mother with burn injuries. The woman, pictured, asked for cream to treat the two-year-old after going into Pudsey Pharmacy in Chapeltown on Monday. When staff...

 
South Yorks: Thousands of children denied help to keep warm

South Yorks: Thousands of children denied help to keep warm

Over 110,000 children living in Yorkshire and the Humber in poverty are missing out on crucial help that could keep them warm, shocking new analysis by The Children's Society reveals. More than half of all children in poverty in the UK -- nearly two...

 
We’re taking environmental crime seriously

We’re taking environmental crime seriously

I write in reply to a letter "Let's clean up our streets", I'd like to assure the writer, and other residents, that's exactly what Burnley Council is doing. I’d also like to thank her for reporting the dirty back street to us and I’d...

 
Sleeping rough in the stands at Harrogate Town

Sleeping rough in the stands at Harrogate Town

Volunteers are preparing to spend a night sleeping rough in Harrogate to raise awareness and cash for a Youth homelessness charity. SASH is urging members of the public to join them for the sponsored sleepout in Harrogate event at the Harrogate Town...

 
Big thinking Brownies

Big thinking Brownies

Berwick and Norham Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Senior Section, Trefoil Guild and leaders joined to celebrate World Thinking day. Girls took part in a variety of activities including games, crafts, song and dance. This was the first in a series of...

 
Over 500 different species of birds on the British list

Over 500 different species of birds on the British list

Does size really matter? Well, yes it does when it comes to wildlife. If you are after the most tender and tastiest leaves on the Acacia tree, it helps if you are a giraffe. If you are the largest cat in the world, a lion, you don’t have too many...

 

Live: Birmingham and West Midlands breaking news, weather, traffic and sport

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 
37 Days; Coronation Street: A Moving Story – TV review

37 Days; Coronation Street: A Moving Story – TV review

Loads of great performances … British cabinet members in 37 Days. Photograph: Steffan Hill/BBC/Hardy Pictures Causes of the first world war? I test a few colleagues. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, they say (Alex Kapranos say the ones who think...

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Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything podcast; Lauren Laverne – radio review

Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything podcast; Lauren Laverne – radio review

Noted hoarder … Andy Warhol. Photograph: Herve Gloaguen/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images There are things we are happy to talk about all the time – immigration, for instance (though a broad swath of the media and political class will insist they can't),...

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TV highlights 07/03/3014

TV highlights 07/03/3014

Etta James recording at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama circa 1967. Photograph: House Of Fame LLC/Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony 3.30pm, Channel 4After covering the 2012 summer paralympics, Channel 4...

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