News archive from 9 August 2014, page 10

Albert Marson Court flats under review

Albert Marson Court flats under review

INDEPENDENT consultants have been called in to help decide the future of Albert Marson Court in Scunthorpe. North Lincolnshire Homes, the owners of the flats, will make a decision after a review has been completed in October. Neil Webster, the head of...

 
£47k council money spent on hotels & B&Bs for homeless

£47k council money spent on hotels & B&Bs for homeless

MORE than £47,000 has been spent housing homeless families in hotels and bed and breakfasts across North Lincolnshire. Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request show that during 2013 £47,218 was spent housing 40 families across the...

 

Pub to be rebuilt as restaurant & B&B

A North Lincolnshire pub is to be knocked down and rebuilt on the same site with extra facilities, if council planners give the go-ahead for a redevelopment scheme. Planning permission is being sought to demolish the existing public house, build two...

 
PRE-SEASON SPECIAL: Scunthorpe United have ambition, but hard work is only demand for Iron manager Russ Wilcox

PRE-SEASON SPECIAL: Scunthorpe United have ambition, but hard work is only demand for Iron manager Russ Wilcox

Russ Wilcox admits he has enjoyed a dream induction into football management. He expects a much tougher time this season, but tells CHRIS SUMPTER he will be relatively content providing his players' performances always possess one particular...

 
Paul Crute's Pit Talk: Niels-Kristian Iversen heroics give us a World Cup to remember

Paul Crute's Pit Talk: Niels-Kristian Iversen heroics give us a World Cup to remember

IT WAS sporting drama of the highest order in Poland last Saturday night as Denmark lifted the World Cup due to Niels-Kristian Iversen's heroics. Picture the scene. Poland and Denmark tied on 36 points going into the final heat with Iversen and Janusz...

 
PRE-SEASON SPECIAL: I'll thrive on increased pressure says Scunthorpe United striker Paddy Madden

PRE-SEASON SPECIAL: I'll thrive on increased pressure says Scunthorpe United striker Paddy Madden

Never one to shy away from a challenge, Paddy Madden has big ambitions both individually and collectively this season. CHRIS SUMPTER spoke to the former League One Golden Boot winner about why, having had to take on a different role during his first...

 
Shoplifter stole lager & bread from Scunthorpe store

Shoplifter stole lager & bread from Scunthorpe store

A SHOPLIFTER who was "very easy to recognise" was foiled after he was spotted on CCTV pictures, a court heard. Kyle Booth, 26, of Albert Marson Court, Scunthorpe, admitted stealing a bread loaf and an 18-can pack of lager, valued at £13.39,...

 
Baby Wyatt could soon be home from hospital

Baby Wyatt could soon be home from hospital

A 16-week old baby who has spent his whole life in hospital could soon be ready to move home after a complex operation on his stomach. Wyatt Makwana was born on April 18 with a condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or CDH. Wyatt and...

 
Sky’s the limit for RAF man Noel

Sky’s the limit for RAF man Noel

When one RAF pilot takes to the sky over Blackpool with his breathtaking routine this weekend it won't be the first time he has performed it on the Fylde coast - but last time he was firmly on the ground. Flight Lieutenant Noel Rees, of the 29 (R)...

 
Dean Walling: Players must not be distracted by pressure from fans

Dean Walling: Players must not be distracted by pressure from fans

Players must not be distracted by pressure from fans The buzz that has been building around Lincoln City this summer has been great and it is fully expected. Last season, the fans saw a great start and a strong end to the campaign. They would have...

 
Lincoln City v Kidderminster: Jake Caprice ready to relaunch his career with Imps

Lincoln City v Kidderminster: Jake Caprice ready to relaunch his career with Imps

Jake Caprice is ready to reignite his career with Lincoln City after enduring a stop-start two years. The defender was signed by the Imps on a one-year deal after impressing while on trial during the summer. He found himself without a club after...

 
City of Lincoln Council services facing more cuts to plug £377k shortfall

City of Lincoln Council services facing more cuts to plug £377k shortfall

The City of Lincoln Council could be forced to cut more services after revealing a £377,000 shortfall in its savings plan. Council leader Ric Metcalfe warned there would be more hard decisions to take if the council cannot breach the gap and hit the...

 
Here come the refs to take on the Wakefield Wildcats Select XIII

Here come the refs to take on the Wakefield Wildcats Select XIII

Super League and Championship referees will take part in a game of touch rugby against ex-Wildcats players to raise money for charity. The referees will take on a select side chosen by Wildcats chairman,Michael Carter and all the money raised will be...

 
Readers’ Pictures

Readers’ Pictures

David Stowers sent this photograph of his sister-in-law's cat Crabbie with his companion Iguana. Email your pictures to jeremy.ransome@jpress.co.uk

 
Aethelflaed book is talk of the town for Warwick

Aethelflaed book is talk of the town for Warwick

A book has been published to mark the 1100th anniversary of the foundation of Warwick in autumn 2014. Dark Age Warwick & the Warrior Queen, written by Warwick District Council’s heritage and arts manager Jeff Watkin, explores the story behind the...

 


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