News archive from 9 August 2014, page 17

VIDEO: Flash flooding in Louth 'was like a sea' as torrential rain brings chaos to northern Lincolnshire

RESIDENTS and businesses in Louth were today continuing to count the cost of devastating floods. A belt of rain resulted in monsoon-like conditions as a number of major routes in and out of the town were closed due to flood water. Shoppers enjoying a...

 

Man jailed after stabbing his lover's estranged husband in the back in jealous Milehouse attack

JEALOUS Robert Ingram has been jailed for nine-and-a-half years after stabbing his love rival in the back three times. The 33-year-old left Austin Arnold 'coughing and vomiting blood' on the ground as they both competed for the affections of the...

 
Stoke City fans' panel: 'Sorry, Norman Smurthwaite, but with Bojan being a Potter is fantastic right now'

Stoke City fans' panel: 'Sorry, Norman Smurthwaite, but with Bojan being a Potter is fantastic right now'

THERE appears to be a general consensus, except in certain parts of Burslem, that Mark Hughes has got his priorities right this summer to keep Stoke City moving in the right direction. Our Potters panel is here to review the summer so far and deliver...

 

Picture special: Summer fun at Tamworth's Ankerside Shopping Centre

FUN AND GAMES: Dozens of families took part in street art workshops and summer fun activities at Ankerside Shopping Centre last week. The busy shopping mall is turning into a Friday fun-day zone for the classes. Bowling, arcade games and a disco will...

 
Amy Childs brings her fashion collection to Derby and admits ... she loves a onesie!

Amy Childs brings her fashion collection to Derby and admits ... she loves a onesie!

TV reality show star Amy Childs showcases her latest clothing collection in Derby this weekend. She speaks to the Derby Telegraph about her passion for fashion. "IF you've got curves flaunt it! Don't try and dress like the supermodels. Find a way...

 
Saturday’s guide to summer fun with the kids

Saturday’s guide to summer fun with the kids

The Express is helping you to keep your kids entertained over the summer holidays. And here is your guide to today’s summer fun across the district. Saturday August 9 Tots Coaching sessions in half-hour blocks from 9am until 11am at Wakefield Indoor...

 

Way We Were: Can you help reveal more about Stanley and Jeremy Harrison from Coalport?

MADAM, - I wonder if any of your readers can help me? I need to know more about my uncle, Stanley Harrison, and his son (my cousin), Jeremy, of Coalport. Did they have a potbank and colour works? Or what did they supply? My cousin Jeremy was in the...

 
Doncaster Big Ballet star swaps dance floor for catwalk

Doncaster Big Ballet star swaps dance floor for catwalk

Big Ballet star Hannah Baines has swapped the dance floor for the catwalk to showcase a new "made in Britain' dancewear range for dancers of all shapes and sizes - and inspire dancers both young and old to put on their dancing shoes. As the...

 
Melissa’s first-class exam results

Melissa’s first-class exam results

A SOUTH Tyneside student is celebrating, after gaining one of her college's highest- ever exam results. Melissa Denker, from Harton, South Shields, is off to Glasgow University to study medicine in September after achieving top marks at Newcastle...

 
Overnight flash flooding leads to 29 call-outs for firefighters on the Lincolnshire coast

Overnight flash flooding leads to 29 call-outs for firefighters on the Lincolnshire coast

Firefighters across Lincolnshire have been kept busy dealing with reports of flash flooding affecting business and homes. "Overnight, we have attended 29 flooding incidents in around Skegness, Wainfleet, Ingoldmells, Friskney and Sutton...

 
Kirsty’s Fringe benefit

Kirsty’s Fringe benefit

She's no stranger to the stage, but now Kirsty Jamieson is taking things up a notch by performing at the Edinburgh Fringe. The Berwick performer has taken the lead in ‘Sweet Charity’ and was one of the stars of two sell-out instalments of ‘Here Come...

 
Saturday’s guide to summer fun with the kids

Saturday’s guide to summer fun with the kids

The Express is helping you to keep your kids entertained over the summer holidays. And here is your guide to today’s summer fun across the district. Saturday August 9 Tots Coaching sessions in half-hour blocks from 9am until 11am at Wakefield Indoor...

 
'Care navigators' help keep elderly patients safer at home

'Care navigators' help keep elderly patients safer at home

More than 2,000 elderly patients are set to benefit from a scheme to keep them at home instead of hospital. A team of five "care navigators" have been allocated to help patients aged over 75 in the city. The idea is they will assess people...

 
Football match attacker Ryan Longley given week to prove he has job on Hull's land train

Football match attacker Ryan Longley given week to prove he has job on Hull's land train

A TEENAGE father who was due to be sentenced for attacking an amateur footballer has been given a week to prove he has been offered a job on Mally Welburn's road train. Ryan Longley, 19, punched Ricky Mays while he was standing on the touchline during...

 

Week in Pictures

Our readers and our photographer have been out capturing what's been going on across the Daventry area.. Here are some of the best pictures from the past week.

 


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