News archive from 8 October 2016, page 14

Where in Stoke-on-Trent should the ceramic poppies be installed?

Campaigners who fought to ensure the iconic ceramic poppies came to North Staffordshire are now locked in a fresh debate – where the stunning display should be set up. Thousands penned petitions and supported a Sentinel campaign for The Wave and...

 

Care worker's compensation claim rejected after fall in Tunstall left her 'unable to work'

A woman has hit out at a council after claiming she lost her job when she tripped on an 'uneven' pavement. Susan Allmark badly broke her arm after falling over in High Street, Tunstall. As a result, the 56-year-old was unable to continue her job as a...

 

Waterhayes teenager has pacemaker fitted after major heart defect discovered at screening

Teenager Lucy Smith has been fitted with a life-saving pacemaker – after a major heart defect was uncovered at a screening set up in memory of a postman. The 17-year-old was whisked to A&E straightaway after the tests revealed a block causing her...

 

Beggar jailed for one night - after failing to leave Hanley city centre

Beggar Kerry Martin refused to quit the city centre after complaints from shoppers. The 40-year-old was issued with a Section 35 dispersal notice to leave Hanley and stay out for 48 hours after shoppers told police she was sat in a shop doorway asking...

 

Cannabis-smoker used knife to 'scare off' gang after row on night out in Hanley

Drug-user Lee Gough has been jailed after using a knife with a nine-inch blade to scare away a group led by a topless man in the city centre. Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard the 30-year-old was on a night out in Hanley with his partner when the...

 

Coroner still waiting for report on Staffordshire Police's response in Norasab Hussain case

A coroner is still waiting for the result of an investigation into how police responded to the stabbing of a man killed by his girlfriend. The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating Staffordshire Police's response in the case of...

 

Tunstall thug left neighbour in hospital after late-night punch up

Cannabis-user Lee Walker punched a neighbour who went to investigate a 'late night commotion' outside his house. The 31-year-old assaulted Craig Matthews who went downstairs and opened his door after hearing a car revving and squeals of tyres at...

 

Who has run the most Kilometres for Hull City and which player is quickest?

Without many options at the start of the season Hull City manager Mike Phelan kept a settled side. That brought with it continuity and a good start that went beyond what most expected. However, recent weeks have made for some tired legs as a result,...

 
BREAKING: Suicide bombers strike near Turkish capital Ankara in ‘botched car bomb attack’

BREAKING: Suicide bombers strike near Turkish capital Ankara in ‘botched car bomb attack’

The explosion came after police called on them to surrender. The two militants are believed to have been preparing to carry out a car bomb attack. The number of casualties is yet to be confirmed. More to follow…

 
Man United star admits difficulty with team-mate: This is how we work around issue

Man United star admits difficulty with team-mate: This is how we work around issue

The duo have played together in the Red Devils defence in six of the opening seven Premier League games. Jose Mourinho’s side lost the one match Blind failed to start in, which came at Watford last month. But the partnership has been difficult to...

 
William Shatner says Scottish hospitality helped him hold on to hopes of stardom as up and coming actor

William Shatner says Scottish hospitality helped him hold on to hopes of stardom as up and coming actor

IT WAS hardly the final frontier. But, to a then-unknown Canadian actor shuffling up the Royal Mile desperate for some dinner, a wet August night in Edinburgh past closing time was a bleak and foreboding place for the young William Shatner. He had...

 
Des Clarke is grateful that Kim and Kanye's kids North, West and Pollokshaws weren't caught up in the robbery

Des Clarke is grateful that Kim and Kanye's kids North, West and Pollokshaws weren't caught up in the robbery

It’s been called the Kim-napping. The story you Kanye make up. That’s right, Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint by five guys in a Paris hotel room. They somehow found the one moment in her life that lassie wasn’t surrounded by 40 photographers and a...

 
Evil killer of music teacher loses appeal against jail sentence

Evil killer of music teacher loses appeal against jail sentence

A killer who went on the run after stabbing a former music teacher to death has lost an appeal against his 16-year sentence. Dylan Jackson, 21, repeatedly knifed 46-year-old Herman Simpson in the living room of his Wolverhampton home before leaving...

 
Frederic Herpoel explains Liverpool transfer snub: Why I turned down a move to Anfield

Frederic Herpoel explains Liverpool transfer snub: Why I turned down a move to Anfield

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Banned! Street racers told they could face eviction

Street racers have been told - stop or you could be kicked out of your house. An High Court injunction has been passed to crack down on car cruising and racing after a string of incidents in Birmingham. The ban follows the same legal action enforced...

 


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