News archive from 9 August 2014, page 11

Rushden girl’s delight at new chair

Rushden girl’s delight at new chair

Five-year-old Megan Chettle O'Neill holds a thank you card after local charity the Swivel Club bought her a special car seat and wheelchair. Megan, who goes to Denfield Park Primary School in Rushden, has a genetic skin condition which means she has...

 

Umunna attacks mail collection move

Changes to collection times at thousands of post boxes are "disappointing" for consumers and businesses, the shadow business secretary has said. Royal Mail said the changes, which will see mail picked up by delivery staff during their...

 
Duo looking a new home

Duo looking a new home

Honey (pictured) is a young female cat who staff at the RSPCA animal shelter in Derby would like to re-home with her friend Mabs, a tabby female. The pair ended up at the shelter together and are firm pals. They would be better in a home with older...

 
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...

 
Wicket Fest line-up announced

Wicket Fest line-up announced

The line-up has been announced for Morley's biggest live outdoor music festival and charity fundraiser, Wicket Fest 2014. Morley Cricket Club will once again provide the venue for a free afternoon of music featuring 10 local bands.
The event, on...

 

Yorkshire’s east coast video special: In dinosaurs’ footsteps

In the first of a series of features exploring Yorkshire's rugged coastline, Sheena Hastings steps back in time to discover Jurassic fossil life at Boggle Hole near Whitby. Pictures by Tony Bartholomew. IT’S a delicious time of day on the beach at...

 
Summer holiday what’s on guide: fun for the kids

Summer holiday what’s on guide: fun for the kids

Welcome to our summer what's on guide full of fun stuff for the kids to do during the holidays. The summer what’s on guide will be updated every time we receive a new event so keep checking back to find new things to do. Email us with your events to...

 

Neil Dalton murder: 'You could have saved lives but yours was taken too soon'

A SIMPLE hand-written note attached to a bouquet of flowers said it all. "Neil and Aidan," it read, "You could have saved lives but yours were taken too soon." The shocking deaths of the two medical students in Borneo during the...

 

Families unable to return home after fire destroys factory in Leicester

Nearly a dozen residents have still been unable to return to their homes after a massive factory fire. Damage from Thursday's fire on the corner of Woodbridge Road and Melton Road, in Belgrave, Leicester, meant people were forced to stay with their...

 
Revamp of Belgrave Circle will overrun by six months

Revamp of Belgrave Circle will overrun by six months

Work on a £4 million revamp of Leicester's Belgrave Circle is now set to run into the new year. Council bosses had originally hoped to have the scheme, which began with the demolition of the 1970s flyover, complete by October, but now it is expected...

 
Razor-wielding prisoner threatened to kill inmate at Glen Parva Young Offenders' Institution

Razor-wielding prisoner threatened to kill inmate at Glen Parva Young Offenders' Institution

A prisoner held a razor to the throat of a fellow inmate, holding him hostage in a terrifying two-hour ordeal. Nathan Batt (19) seized hold of the other prisoner in his cell at Glen Parva Young Offender Institution and told him: "If you try...

 
We were too late to say our goodbyes to Mum

We were too late to say our goodbyes to Mum

The family of a 56-year-old woman say they rushed to her hospital bedside after being told she was dying - only to discover she was already dead when the call was made. Cheryl Bacon said she received a call from Leicester Royal Infirmary at 6.06am on...

 
Cash from X Factor winner Sam Bailey's baby shower will help disabled children

Cash from X Factor winner Sam Bailey's baby shower will help disabled children

X Factor winner Sam Bailey is to sell photographs from her baby shower to raise money to help a friend with two disabled children. The singer, who is 32 weeks pregnant with her third child, a girl, is to sell pictures of the event, which will see...

 

Fosse Court arrests spark review of Leicester City Council care homes policy

Leicester City Council will review how it places elderly people in private care homes after the arrests of four staff members at an establishment with which they had a contract. The council paid for 21 residents to be looked after in Fosse Court, in...

 

£160,000 boost for transport

County Hall is to get £160,000 from the Government for projects to improve transport and tackle congestion. The Department of Transport (DfT) grant to Leicestershire County Council will be used in Hinckley and Coalville to upgrade bus stops and...

 


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