News archive from 7 August 2014, page 17

Double road drama as Boulton Lane, Alvaston, sees two crashes in a day

A CAR smashed through a wall and into a house in Alvaston -only hours before a two-car crash injured eight people just a hundred yards away. The first accident happened at 7.40am just off Boulton Lane on Oak Drive. A silver Ford Fiesta crashed through...

 
Man held and questioned after woman's body is found in Burton house

Man held and questioned after woman's body is found in Burton house

A 51-YEAR-OLD was today to be quizzed by detectives following the "unexplained" death of a woman at a house in Burton. Staffordshire Police have said a major investigation is under way after the woman, who has been described as being in her...

 

Colin Bloomfield: Back at Radio Derby and vowing to be on air again soon

BBC Radio Derby presenter Colin Bloomfield has returned to the station after being diagnosed with cancer. The breakfast show host has been off air for several months while he battles stage-four melanoma. The 32-year-old has tumours on his brain, hips...

 
Desperate need for Derbyshire summer blood donors

Desperate need for Derbyshire summer blood donors

DONORS in Derby are desperately needed to give blood - due to a shortage of two different types. People with B negative and O negative blood are being asked to sign up for a donor session as soon as possible to replenish and maintain stocks over the...

 
14 fined by Derby magistrates for having no TV licence

14 fined by Derby magistrates for having no TV licence

THE following people have appeared before magistrates charged with using a colour television without a licence: LISA Ali, 32, of Coniston Crescent, Derby, was fined £400, with £40 victim surcharge, and told to pay £120 costs, for an offence on April...

 
Court offenders - six dealt with Southern Derbyshire magistrates

Court offenders - six dealt with Southern Derbyshire magistrates

JAMES George Leeming, 49, of French Street, Derby, was fined £600, with £60 victim surcharge, and told to pay £85 costs, for failing to give information relating to the identification of the driver of a vehicle allegedly guilty of an offence on or...

 
Morning travel and weather

Morning travel and weather

Today's weather will be dry with some good sunny spells. Feeling warm inland in the light winds, but cooler near the coast with onshore breezes developing. Maximum Temperature 22C. There will be a dry night to come with some long clear spells and...

 
WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells forecast for Lincolnshire

WEATHER: Dry day with sunny spells forecast for Lincolnshire

It will be a dry day across much of Lincolnshire with some sunny spells throughout the day. There will be some patches of cloud from around lunchtime, although the sun will still make an appearance. Temperatures will be around 20 degrees throughout...

 
Pixie Lott, Kim Wilde and Katherine Jenkins head Junction 16 line-up

Pixie Lott, Kim Wilde and Katherine Jenkins head Junction 16 line-up

MORE than 20,000 music fans will enjoy a triple treat of top talent this weekend at one of the area's biggest festivals. Chart-toppers Pixie Lott, Rizzle Kicks and Jess Glynne are all set to appear at the Junction 16 Festival - along with opera singer...

 
Hull FC star Jamie Shaul admits I've got a lot more to learn' as he aims for flying finish to season

Hull FC star Jamie Shaul admits "I've got a lot more to learn' as he aims for flying finish to season

JAMIE Shaul is determined to end the season on a high after saying he's been disappointed with his Hull FC performances this year. Shaul's assessment is somewhat over critical after a campaign that has seen him establish himself as Hull's top try...

 
Egos and individualism gone from Tamworth FC squad says Belford

Egos and individualism gone from Tamworth FC squad says Belford

LAMBS boss Dale Belford has hailed the fitness and work ethic of his new-look Tamworth side as they prepare to tackle the Conference North head on. Much of last season's relegated squad has been disbanded and a fresh, positive, young squad assembled...

 

Liverpool ahead in the race to sign Radamel Falcao after opening transfer talks

Liverpool are reportedly confident of signing Radamel Falcao this summer after opening talks with Monaco over a deal. Falcao has been widely tipped to depart Monaco during this transfer window as the French club look to balance out their spending –...

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Jonathan is in the bidding for world title

Jonathan is in the bidding for world title

Engineering apprentice Jonathan Oddy is feeling on top of the world after getting through to the finals of a top competition. For the 20-year-old from Preston has got through to the finals of WorldSkills UK, a national skills competition. He is a...

 
Reading recovery plan - Simply the Best

Reading recovery plan - Simply the Best

A Preston school is starting the new year on top form- after being named the best in the North West - and second best in the country. English Martyrs Catholic Primary in Ashton, scooped a hat trick of accolades in the national Reading Recovery...

 
Morning travel and weather

Morning travel and weather

Today's weather will be dry with some good sunny spells. Feeling warm inland in the light winds, but cooler near the coast with onshore breezes developing. Maximum Temperature 22C. There will be a dry night to come with some long clear spells and...

 


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