News archive from 9 August 2014, page 13

Road closures due to rallies

Road closures due to rallies

Several roads and car parks will be closed in Batley on Saturday while demonstrations take place. Wellington Street, Hick Lane, Commercial Street, Wards Hill, Cambridge Street and adjoining junctions will all be shut on Saturday August 9, from 10am to...

 
Very lucky to have had Bishop John

Very lucky to have had Bishop John

I attended the final service at Blackburn Cathedral for the Bishop of Burnley who is now retiring. It was an excellent and very pleasant occasion. I would just like to say how I feel he has done an excellent job over the last 15 years or so. I believe...

 

Pimped and primed for prom

Dressed up to the nines and bidding a fond farewell to secondary schooling were students from North Axholme Academy in Crowle. The annual prom, which has been running for the past eight years, saw colourful dresses and smart suits out in force. Prom...

 
Neil Dalton: Prayers and plans for 'Neil Day'

Neil Dalton: Prayers and plans for 'Neil Day'

THE tight-knit community where Neil Dalton lived is united in grief this weekend. Prayers will be said for the popular student at a church service while friends and sports clubs he belonged to plan their own tributes. The Rev Valerie Hart has said...

 
'I am not dying of cancer but living with it' - Hope Rooms, 12

'I am not dying of cancer but living with it' - Hope Rooms, 12

A seemingly healthy East Yorkshire girl who had never taken a day off school suddenly found herself battling cancer, pneumonia and septicaemia - all in the space of six weeks. Hope Rooms, 12, has been left with a curved spine and unaligned shoulders...

 
Matlock students help NHS

Matlock students help NHS

A GP practice has a better understanding of young people, thanks to school pupils. Sixth formers Georgia Bettis and Sarah Needham, of Highfields School, Matlock, have joined the Patient Participation Group (PPG) of Lime Grove Medical Centre, Matlock....

 
Top jockey Sean Quinlan involved in violent brawl at The Priory pub in Leek.

Top jockey Sean Quinlan involved in violent brawl at The Priory pub in Leek.

A TOP National Hunt jockey, a racehorse trainer and their friend fought with locals in a pub after taking offence at 'racist' comments. Sean Quinlan - who is considered to be among the top 30 national hunt jockeys in the country - was one of three men...

 

Port Vale v Walsall: Valiants' fans have their say on League One opener

THE big kick-off is finally here, but can the Valiants improve on last year's ninth-placed finish in League One? Our first fans' panel of the season, featuring ANDREW BLAKEMORE, from Baddeley Green, MARK PORTER, from Kidsgrove, and EDDIE JACKSON, from...

 
Residents enjoy a splashing good time on the big pond

Residents enjoy a splashing good time on the big pond

This week we decided to move all our swans and cygnets onto the big pond. They all needed more water as the little ones only had a small water bath. We moved the two swans and larger cygnets that were using the pond by themselves, off for a day while...

 
Call to caravan dwellers over council tax

Call to caravan dwellers over council tax

Anyone using a caravan as their main home are being reminded they must register for council tax or find themselves falling foul of the law. The call has come from East Lindsey District Council (ELDC), the body responsible for the bills in the Skegness...

 
It’s a mystery

It’s a mystery

Does this scene look familiar? The viaduct and water pools might provide a clue. For the answer to the mystery picture, see next week’s Gazette.

 
Farming Matters: Manure smell is part of life

Farming Matters: Manure smell is part of life

There have been several stories in the paper and on the website recently about "country smells'. Townspeople have complained about a farmer trying to do his job by spreading animal manure on his land to increase productivity. Wearied by those who...

 
Doncaster prison murder ‘was self defence’

Doncaster prison murder ‘was self defence’

A man accused of murdering a South Yorkshire prison inmate was defending himself against a knife-wielding "maniac', a court heard. Autistic Julian Maylor, aged 24, denies murdering 22-year-old Michael Hennessy, who was stabbed to death at...

 
Inspirational paraclimber and award-winner from Northampton shortlisted for award recognising role models for disability

Inspirational paraclimber and award-winner from Northampton shortlisted for award recognising role models...

Northampton's Inspirational Woman of the Year has been shortlisted for the UK's largest diversity awards. Social entrepreneur, paraclimber and award-winner, Susanne Rees, has been shortlisted as a positive role model for disability in the prestigious...

 
Parents in Northamptonshire who took their children out of school during term time issued with fines totalling almost £3,000

Parents in Northamptonshire who took their children out of school during term time issued with fines...

Parents in Northamptonshire who have fallen foul of the crackdown on taking children out of school during term time have been fined a total of almost £3,000 in the past school year, latest figures have shown. Since September 2013, when the law was...

 


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