News archive from 8 May 2014, page 18

Live: Traffic and travel updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

Live: Traffic and travel updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

7.24am: Motorists and cycling fans are reminded that today's stage of the Women's Tour of Britain starts out from Hinckley. For road closures and arrival times visit www.leics.gov.uk/wt_2014_a5_doordrop_stage_2_aw.pdf For more local and national...

 
'We're scared of our 10-year-old son,' say Hull couple

'We're scared of our 10-year-old son,' say Hull couple

A DESPERATE couple are "scared to death" of their ten-year-old son and are begging for help before he seriously hurts someone. Craig and Victoria Pritchard say their son Adam has "no concept of pain" and attacks his sisters...

 
Matty Fryatt 'delighted' to lead Hull City FA Cup final attack against Arsenal

Matty Fryatt 'delighted' to lead Hull City FA Cup final attack against Arsenal

MATTY Fryatt has admitted his delight at being told he will lead the Hull City attack in the FA Cup final, having feared a promise made by Steve Bruce may not be kept upon their return to Wembley. Fryatt became the first name etched on City's...

 

Port Vale legend Robin Van der Laan made coach at Newcastle Town

PORT Vale hero Robin van der Laan is back in local football, as assistant manager at Newcastle Town. The midfield maestro will be number two to Ivan Lodge at the Aspire Stadium and has also been appointed as coach of the juniors and the club's new...

 
Consultation before decisions are made

Consultation before decisions are made

NHS bosses say a public meeting will be the first step to securing hospital services in Heanor. NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CGG) pledged that health services will be provided locally in Heanor and said if the asbestos-riddled...

 
Manchester City Edin for title party! 'We'll finish job in style' vows Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City Edin for title party! 'We'll finish job in style' vows Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City could wrap up their second title in three years without even beating West Ham. A draw will do, given their two-point lead over second-placed Liverpool and superior goal difference. But boss Pellegrini wants more. He said: “I expect to...

 

Awards night for our Post Heroes

CELEBRATING the spirit and achievements of local people, the Nottingham Post Heroes Awards ceremony will take place tonight at the Belfry Hotel. A number of the area's greatest achievers will be heading to the stage to present awards to those who make...

 

Mum who hid gun has appeal rejected

SENIOR judges say a Bulwell mum who hid a sawn-off shotgun used in a drive-by shooting under her bed deserves her five-year sentence. Kirsty Brealey, 23, of Broad Eadow Road, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court in November last year. Yesterday,...

 

City centre vigil for 200 kidnapped girls

CAMPAIGNERS flocked to Old Market Square to show their support for the 200 girls kidnapped in Nigeria. Yesterday evening's vigil involved dozens wearing red in support of the missing Chibok school girls. They were taken by Islamist militant group Boko...

 

City family injured in holiday collision

POLICE are pleading with drivers to take care following another bank holiday pile-up. Six people are recovering in hospital following an accident on the A158 Burgh Road in Skegness on Monday, which involved several people from Nottingham. Emergency...

 

Power cable work will mean delays

MOTORISTS are being warned of more delays in Clifton due to roadworks. A new power cable is being installed across Farnborough Road, at the junction of Orford Avenue. This means there will be temporary four-way traffic signals until the end of Friday...

 
Independent booksellers bolstered in fight against Amazon

Independent booksellers bolstered in fight against Amazon

Penguin Random House are behind the new website which may give independent booksellers a boost in online sales. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Independent booksellers are being sent reinforcements in the battle against Amazon with a website...

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Self-referral service is simply effective

PATIENTS have used a new service more than 12,000 times to receive health care at home. Nottingham CityCare Partnership's self-referral service allows people who are housebound to call a phone line and either be directed to the services they need or...

 

Hospice to open up revamped gardens

PEOPLE are invited to catch a glimpse of the newly-refurbished gardens at Nottinghamshire Hospice. The charity has had the grounds at its base in Woodborough Road, Mapperley, revamped after receiving a £105,000 grant from the Department of Health,...

 
Commendation for blaze rescue hero

Commendation for blaze rescue hero

SLEEPING residents were saved from a burning flat by a man who has now been honoured for his bravery. The courage, quick-thinking and dedication of 80 people was celebrated by Nottinghamshire Police in the latest set of Chief Constable's...

 


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