News archive from 8 June 2014, page 18

Royal appointment for Rose Queen Isabella

Royal appointment for Rose Queen Isabella

The spectacular setting of Crag Hall Gardens was the venue for the annual Wildboarclough Rose Queen Fete on Bank Holiday Monday. The event saw the crowning of 2014 Wildboarclough Rose Queen Isabella Waller, who is pictured with the Ashley Trophy,...

 
Hull drug man hands himself in to escape death threat dealers

Hull drug man hands himself in to escape death threat dealers

DRUG bosses drove a dealer into the arms of police by threatening to kill him, a Hull court heard. Colin Wright, 53, walked into a police station two weeks ago fearing for his own safety. Hull Crown Court heard his crimes would probably have gone...

 
'Restorative justice is not a soft touch', claims senior Humberside Police officer

'Restorative justice is not a soft touch', claims senior Humberside Police officer

A SENIOR police officer says using restorative justice to deal with offenders is "not a soft touch". Under the system, offenders are offered the option of carrying out a task nominated by their victim as well as giving an apology instead of...

 
Man dead after being hit by a train in Halifax

Man dead after being hit by a train in Halifax

A man has died after being struck by a train at Beacon Hill on Saturday night. Police officers were called to the scene close to Shibden Hall at 11.10pm. The train involved was the 22.32 Huddersfield to Leeds service. The body of a 43-year-old male...

 
Hearing adjourned for court trial

Hearing adjourned for court trial

A Holbeach man denies assaulting a woman and criminally damaging her £700 laptop. Mark McEwan (31), of Back Lane, was bailed to his trial date, September 22, when he appeared before Boston magistrates on Wednesday.

 
Twang out with Louth’s new Ukulele group

Twang out with Louth’s new Ukulele group

A newly formed Ukulele group in Louth are looking for more members to join in the fun. With a band of five so far, pictured above are: James Pocklington, Alison Spittles, Sheri Young, Melanie Joy and Kate Harrison, the fantastic five are hoping for...

 
Shed set on fire

Shed set on fire

ARSONISTS torched a shed in Murton in the early hours of this morning. The shed, in the garden of a house in Toft Crescent, was set on fire at about 3.30am. Firefighters from Seaham station were called to the street by a neighbour, who spotted the...

 
Man dead after being hit by a train in Halifax

Man dead after being hit by a train in Halifax

A man has died after being struck by a train at Beacon Hill on Saturday night. Police officers were called to the scene close to Shibden Hall at 11.10pm. The train involved was the 22.32 Huddersfield to Leeds service. The body of a 43-year-old male...

 
Stoke-on-Trent's Potters 'Arf Marathon 2014: Live

Stoke-on-Trent's Potters 'Arf Marathon 2014: Live

HUNDREDS of runners are taking part in Sunday's Potters "Arf Marathon. The main race begins at 10.30am, with walkers having set off at 9am. You can follow updates and pictures from out on the course here. If you're taking part, or out supporting...

 
I Bought a Rainforest on BBC Two tonight featuring Charlie Hamilton James in Peru visiting Manu National Park

I Bought a Rainforest on BBC Two tonight featuring Charlie Hamilton James in Peru visiting Manu National Park

THE second episode of I Bought a Rainforest will be screened on BBC Two tonight (Sunday). Wildlife cameraman Charlie Hamilton James has bought 100 acres of the Peruvian rainforest, a purchase he hopes will stop loggers entering the Manu National Park...

 

Don't put away the umbrellas just yet - there's more dreary weather on the way

Enjoy the sunshine this weekend - because it won't last. Weather experts at the Met Office have forecast a dreary week ahead. Over the coming days temperatures will dive and level off in the low 20s, and will be accompanied by cloud and patchy rain....

Metro, 10:37 in Hot News
 
How Man's Best Friend Can Detect Disease

How Man's Best Friend Can Detect Disease

The use of dogs in medicine could lead to improved detection rates of disease and a better quality of life for sufferers, according to a charity. Medical Detection Dogs trains canines to smell the odours that diseases like cancer and diabetes give off...

 
Rivals urge drivers not to become World Cup losers

Rivals urge drivers not to become World Cup losers

FOOTBALL rivals have come together to urge drivers in South Tyneside not to be World Cup losers. The month-long tournament gets under way next Thursday in Brazil, and most of its matches kick off at what is night-time here. Fans are expected to flock...

 
Football hooligan receives ban

Football hooligan receives ban

A football supporter has received a football banning order for letting off a smoke canister in Alfreton. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, May 28, how Shaun Millward, 31, of Belgrave Road, Macclesfield, pleaded guilty to being in...

 

Usher speaks out in defence of Justin Bieber after racist jokes: "He was a naive child'

Usher has come to the defence of his protégé Justin Bieber, describing him as "unequivocally not a racist'. The singer's comments come in the wake of leaked footage of Bieber when he was younger telling racist jokes. Usher said that at the time...

Metro, 10:39 in Showbiz
 


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