News archive from 8 August 2014, page 10

Nottingham court listings: Who has been appearing before magistrates?

Aspley: A man has been granted bail after allegedly assaulting another person in Broxtowe Lane, Broxtowe, on May 3. Otis Gent, 23, of Denewood Crescent, will appear at Nottingham Crown Court on November 17. Sneinton: Piotr Frysiak, 32, of Mafeking...

 

What happened on this day in history?

70: The Tower of Antonia was destroyed by Romans. 1549: France declared war on England. 1786: US Congress adopted a silver dollar and decimal system of money. 1854: Smith & Wesson patented metal bullet cartridges. 1864: The Red Cross was formed in...

 

Which celebrities have a birthday today?

Roger Federer, 32, tennis player, pictured; Dustin Hoffman, 76, actor; Dave "The Edge" Evans, 52, U2 guitarist; Chris Eubank, 48, former boxer; Guy Burnet, 31, former Hollyoaks actor; Chris Foreman, 58, Madness guitarist; Brian Harvey, 40,...

 

Children at writing final

SCHOOLGIRLS Amelia Cashmore and Milly Lacey missed out on a prize in the final of a writing contest. The two Nottinghamshire girls were among 100 finalists at the Wicked Young Writers' Award and attended yesterday's ceremony in London. The awards, in...

 

Firefighters' new walkouts

STAFF at Nottinghamshire's Fire Service are to continue their long-running dispute with a new series of strikes starting tomorrow. The firefighters will walk out from noon to 2pm and 10.59pm until 11.59pm each day until Saturday, August 16 . The...

 
May hopes to be a double winner

May hopes to be a double winner

THE mum of the tot crowned Baby and Toddler of the Year 2013 says her daughter is in it to win it all over again this time around. This year's contest, which the Post launches on Monday, will involve thousands of parents lining up to have their child...

 

Neighbours raise alarm

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house fire in Bulwell yesterday. Concerned neighbours noticed an electrical box on fire outside a home in Mersey Street at just after 2pm. The occupants had all left the house by the time firefighters arrived and were...

 

City venues stage festival

A MUSIC festival will be held at some of Nottingham's top venues in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The annual Macmillan Fest will be held on Saturday, September 6, with doors to the Rescue Rooms, Spanky Van Dykes and Stealth opening at 2pm. The...

 

Kids rule in tech divide

MORE than half of Nottinghamshire parents turn to their children for help on how to use latest technology, according to new research. The study, from energy company E.on, also reveals that almost a quarter (24 per cent) of Nottinghamshire children...

 

Drivers get theft warning

POLICE in Bulwell are writing to car owners who left valuable items on display while they parked in the town centre. Officers have been checking cars to see if owners have left things visible which could tempt thieves. In July, five cars were found,...

 
Fresh concerns at Dearne triple death lake

Fresh concerns at Dearne triple death lake

Water safety chiefs have issued a re-appeal for youngsters to stay out of a cold lake which has claimed the lives of three teenagers. Waterside workers had been out on a rescue boat almost daily to get people out of the water at Manvers Lake....

 

Welcome to land of the plank

AFTER my essay last Friday on the determination of the British catering industry to serve food on anything as long as it is not a plate, welcome to the land of the plank. I refer not to Jamie Oliver's staff or customers, but to the crusading young...

 

Landlords warned: the taxman is after you

BUY-TO-LET investors are the next targets on the HM Revenue and Customs hit list, according to a Nottingham accountancy firm. Simon Browning, tax partner at UHY Hacker Young, is warning investors to ensure their tax affairs are in order. He said:...

 
Dream trip hope for brave Swinton girl Grace

Dream trip hope for brave Swinton girl Grace

A fundraising campaign has been launched to pay for a grieving schoolgirl to go to Disneyland Paris after she bravely tried to save her mum's life. Little Grace Arrowsuch, seven, raised the alarm for emergency services after she found her mum Carol...

 

Town could finally get own secondary school

PLANS have been revealed for the first-ever secondary school in Cotgrave. The Flying High Trust, which sponsors Candleby Lane Primary in the town, is preparing to submit a bid to the Department for Education in October. It hopes to open the new...

 


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