News archive from 7 August 2015, page 16

Premier League needs charm offensive so The Beautiful Game can become beautiful again

Premier League needs charm offensive so The Beautiful Game can become beautiful again

No, that's not guessing results and scorers, but imagining how The Beautiful Game can become beautiful again. For somehow, slowly but surely, ugliness has crept into our national sport. Massive wages of £300,000 a week, astronomical ticket prices and...

Daily Star, 06:37 in Sport
 

Wigan duo praised by coach

Wigan assistant coach John Winder hailed the maturity of stand-off George Williams and the work rate of Liam Farrell as the Warriors fought back to earn a 30-22 Super 8s victory over Huddersfield at the DW Stadium. The Warriors recovered from a poor...

 

Your view: Officers only going to even numbered homes

Josh Harris, 22, Horninglow. It is disgusting. They should investigate every case the same way. You see police sitting around. It's their job to investigate. Johnny Summers, 27, Brizlincote It is just stupid and just cutting more funding. They should...

 
Third of drivers ‘do not know correct speed limit’

Third of drivers ‘do not know correct speed limit’

More than a third of drivers do not know what the speed limit is on roads, a new study has revealed. OnePoll questioned 2,000 people on behalf of Co-operative Insurance, with 36 per cent of them unaware that the national limit on a dual carriageway...

 
Multinationals rule because we let them

Multinationals rule because we let them

Sheffield is being managed by a council that has given over management of all the city's basic services to Amey. Amey is owned by a multinational that is based in Madrid, Spain. How can this be a good idea? Our Green City is under threat. Our trees...

 

Thieves steal quad bike from farm near Linton

A QUAD bike was among expensive items stolen from an industrial unit. Police are appealing for information after a quad bike and high value gardening tools were stolen from an industrial unit in Caldwell, near Linton. Overnight between 9pm on...

 

Be part of the Mail's Tuesday People by sending in your pictures

THE Mail wants to hear from readers who have some good news to share as part of a weekly feature. Our supplement Tuesday People shows pictures and stories about your everyday lives. We want to see your wedding photos, your pictures of that treasured...

 

Ernie Rollason celebrates 100th birthday in the house where he was born

Avid sports fan Ernest "Ernie" Rollason celebrated his 100th birthday in the Leicester house where he was born. Confirmed bachelor Ernie was joined by friends and neighbours for his big day. As he tucked into party food in his three bedroom...

 

First hearings into Lord Janner child abuse claims due to take place

A first hearing in the case of Lord Janner over allegations of child sexual abuse are due to take place. An independent review overturned the original ruling of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Alison Saunders, that the former Labour peer...

 
Greville Janner due in court to face sexual abuse allegations

Greville Janner due in court to face sexual abuse allegations

Lord Greville Janner is due to make his first court appearance later today to face multiple child sexual abuse allegations. The 86-year-old is listed to appear in courtroom one at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London. However, it was unclear this...

 
Third of drivers ‘do not know correct speed limit’

Third of drivers ‘do not know correct speed limit’

More than a third of drivers do not know what the speed limit is on roads, a new study has revealed. OnePoll questioned 2,000 people on behalf of Co-operative Insurance, with 36 per cent of them unaware that the national limit on a dual carriageway...

 
Emotional roller coaster looking back at your childhood

Emotional roller coaster looking back at your childhood

We've been home a week now and the combination of jet lag and the throat infection I caught somewhere over the Atlantic has made things very odd, so I've had to put off raring to go for another week. However it has enabled me to catch up with news and...

 
Council planning notices

Council planning notices

Alnwick: Mr S Baston, 74 Chapel Lands, first-floor rear extension; Kirsty Dodds, 115 Windsor Gardens, single-storey rear and side kitchen/utility extension and raised deck; Mr & Mrs D Drummond, 45 Blakelaw Road, rear extension. Amble: Park Leisure...

 
Hibs boss Alan Stubbs believes Scott Allan is worth £1m.. and he has rung up Rangers boss to tell him

Hibs boss Alan Stubbs believes Scott Allan is worth £1m.. and he has rung up Rangers boss to tell him

ALAN STUBBS reckons Scott Allan is worth at least £1million as he told Rangers boss Mark Warburton he can forget about getting a third phone call from the Hibs boss. The Leith outfit have made it clear they will not sell the want-away midfielder to...

 
Equestrian plans approved despite locals’ road fears

Equestrian plans approved despite locals’ road fears

Plans to host competitions at a north Northumberland equestrian centre have been given the go-ahead despite concerns about roads. The application, by Alnwick Ford Equestrian, based near Longframlington, was unanimously approved at Tuesday’s meeting of...

 


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