News archive from 8 September 2014, page 17

£35,000 up for grabs for as Sentinel teams up with Staffordshire Community Foundation

£35,000 up for grabs for as Sentinel teams up with Staffordshire Community Foundation

COMMUNITY groups are in with a chance of winning a share of a £35,000 cash bonanza thanks to a new campaign. The Sentinel has teamed up with the Staffordshire Community Foundation for the initiative, which will see local organisations receive grants...

 
Cemetery shortage

Cemetery shortage

Some of Sheffield's 12 cemeteries have only enough graves to last for the next 10 years, The Star can reveal. Burncross cemetery has 50 graves free, while Intake has 75 plots remaining. Beighton cemetery has just 130. Concerns have been raised...

 
Councillor will be disciplined

Councillor will be disciplined

A Sheffield councillor is set to face disciplinary action - after being caught checking the cricket scores during a debate on the Rotherham sex scandal. Labour Coun David Barker, who represents Mosborough, was captured on camera checking his mobile...

 
Rotherham unites for show in wake of sexual abuse scandal

Rotherham unites for show in wake of sexual abuse scandal

Communities in Rotherham came together to put on a united front at an annual show in the wake of the town's child sexual exploitation scandal. The Rotherham Show attracts around 70,000 each year to Clifton Park. And despite the recent scandal and...

 

Joey Barton on what makes Rainbow Laces so important

QPR footballer Joey Barton, 32, launched last year’s Stonewall campaign against homophobia in the game by sporting rainbow-coloured laces. He’ll don them again to kick off the campaign this week. The Metro caught up with Joey as part of our 60 Seconds...

Metro, 07:23 in Sport
 
Campaigners stage protest to save library

Campaigners stage protest to save library

A colourful protest with some villagers dressed as famous characters from books was held in Fleckney. And like many a good yarn, the campaigners are hoping for a happy ending, yet the future of their library is a cliffhanger with an uncertain...

 
Four people charged following alleged disturbance in Frodingham Road

Four people charged following alleged disturbance in Frodingham Road

FOUR people have been charged following an alleged disturbance in Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe. Aurimas Adomaviciusa, 18, and Laimonas Sakimis, 19, both of Digby Street, and Lukas Lidzius, 21, and Laura Svinkunaite, 24, both of Frodingham Road, were...

 

Top on Twitter: which music teachers should I follow?

Here are some top music teachers to follow on Twitter. Photograph: Alamy “Without music, life would be a mistake,” German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche famously said. There’s no denying that music ignites passion in many and research shows that it...

Guardian, 07:26 in Learning
 
East Lindsey awarded £2.7million to tackle isolation of the elderly

East Lindsey awarded £2.7million to tackle isolation of the elderly

East Lindsey receives £2.7million to help older people in the district feel less alone. Community Lincs has been backed by the Big Lottery Fund's Ageing Better scheme to help elderly people feel happier. Awarded a massive £2,696.388, the money will be...

 
WEATHER: Chilly morning with a bright sunny day ahead

WEATHER: Chilly morning with a bright sunny day ahead

Many places across Lincolnshire will be hit with a morning chill today, but there's better weather to come. Throughout the morning the sun will come out and shine bright for most of the day, leaving a light breeze and pleasant afternoon for many....

 
Village’s 77-home plans welcomed

Village’s 77-home plans welcomed

Plans for 77 new houses have given the go-ahead and hailed as bringing new life blood to a Wyre village. A mixed development of homes will be built on land off Birch Grove, Stalmine with two, three , four and five bedroomed properties plus gardens....

 
Gordon Strachan bites his tongue as dodgy referee Svein Oddvar Moen ruins dream start in Dortmund for Scotland

Gordon Strachan bites his tongue as dodgy referee Svein Oddvar Moen ruins dream start in Dortmund for Scotland

GORDON STRACHAN was forced to bite his tongue after bungling Norwegian whistler Svein Oddvar Moen helped to blow Scotland’s chances of a dream night here in Dortmund. Strachan watched his players stage a heroic performance against world champions...

 

Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: Kyle Daniel Phillips (18), of Russell Street, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to assaulting four police officers at Leicester Royal Infirmary while under the influence of drugs on May 22. He was...

 

£3.9m work on post-op areas at Leicester Royal Infirmary starts

A £3.9 million upgrade is under way to improve post-operative recovery facilities for patients at Leicester Royal Infirmary. The project will see the transformation of the recovery area for the main theatres on level two in the hospital's Balmoral...

 

Donington Park half marathon to support Loughborough charity

A Loughborough charity is calling on people to put on their training shoes for a run in aid of supporting abused women. Donington Park half-marathon takes place on November 23, with proceeds going to Living Without Abuse, which has supported...

 


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