News archive from 9 August 2014, page 18

City bucks the rich list trend

City bucks the rich list trend

Town halls across Lancashire paid six-figure salaries to 50 council officials last year - while suffering devastating cuts to their budgets. Lancaster City Council was one of only two that bucked the trend - alongside Burnley- of increasing the number...

 
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...

 
No deal for Sainsbury's supermarket at Beverley's Grovehill retail park

No deal for Sainsbury's supermarket at Beverley's Grovehill retail park

SAINSBURY'S has dashed hopes of a new flagship store in Beverley. The food giant was targeted to be the anchor store at a proposed retail park on the town's Grovehill industrial estate. Maple Grove Developments, chosen as East Riding Council's...

 
#ImpsLive - Join our live coverage of Lincoln United v Kidderminster

#ImpsLive - Join our live coverage of Lincoln United v Kidderminster

Lincoln City take on Kidderminster Harriers at Sincil Bank today as a new season in the Conference Premier dawns, and you can follow it all here. After all the talking, now it is time for action and you can be in the thick of it with us thanks to...

 
WEATHER: Fine today, but a yellow alert for torrential heavy rain on Sunday.

WEATHER: Fine today, but a yellow alert for torrential heavy rain on Sunday.

Today's weather forecast for Lincolnshire starts with the early mist clearing to leave a fine and dry day. There will be good spells of sunshine and an afternoon high of 21C. So, with a light westerly breeze and plenty of sunshine, it will feel...

 
Send us your A-level selfies

Send us your A-level selfies

Thousands of students are expecting A-level results on Thursday August 14 - and we'd love to know how you got on. We want you to share your ‘selfie’ photos from your big moment after you receive your grades. Grab your results sheet, hold it high and...

 
Traffic News: Roads clear as the weekend begins

Traffic News: Roads clear as the weekend begins

Traffic seems to be moving nicely so far this Saturday morning in the Mansfield and Ashfield area. The usual hotspots are so far jam-free. The A617 going towards the M1 is quiet and traffic on Nottingham Road is also moving nicely. Although roadworks...

 
Star opinion: New hope for a new season

Star opinion: New hope for a new season

It has hardly been a drought of football between the end of last season and the beginning of this but it is still good to see the new campaign getting under way today. A World Cup, while interesting for the football purist, can never fill the Saturday...

 
Today’s Star columnist: Dr Mary Wren

Today’s Star columnist: Dr Mary Wren

Change isn't easy. I have seen an interesting selection of patients this week-with a huge array of different problems. Often they come and tell me in detail all the difficulties they have and how awful they feel. I sometimes feel like they want me to...

 
#ImpsLive - Join our live coverage of Lincoln City v Kidderminster

#ImpsLive - Join our live coverage of Lincoln City v Kidderminster

Lincoln City take on Kidderminster Harriers at Sincil Bank today as a new season in the Conference Premier dawns, and you can follow it all here. After all the talking, now it is time for action and you can be in the thick of it with us thanks to...

 
South Tyneside braced for stormy Sunday

South Tyneside braced for stormy Sunday

WEATHER experts are predicting South Tynesiders won't feel the wrath of the remnants of Hurricane Bertha. The tail-end of the storm, which is heading across the Atlantic towards Europe, is expected to hit England tomorrow. The Met Office has also...

 
Shopping centre in Mansfield evacuated after flooding

Shopping centre in Mansfield evacuated after flooding

THE Four Seasons Shopping Centre in Mansfield had to be evacuated on Friday evening following severe flooding. Firefighters were called to the centre at just after 5pm. One crew from Mansfield, one from Ashfield, one from Warsop and the environment...

 
Sunderland new boy Rodwell targets England recall

Sunderland new boy Rodwell targets England recall

JACK RODWELL is hoping to earn an England recall for next month's international double-header. Rodwell completed a £10million move to Sunderland earlier this week after the Black Cats beat off competition from a host of other Premier League sides to...

 
Hartlepool United make fourth signing of the day - Sunderland keeper Joel Dixon on emergency loan

Hartlepool United make fourth signing of the day - Sunderland keeper Joel Dixon on emergency loan

HARTLEPOOL United have made their fourth signing of the day with Sunderland keeper Joel Dixon coming in on an emergency loan deal. The 20-year-old stopper has been brought in as cover for Andy Rafferty, who picked up an injury in training this week,...

 
Best spots to see supermoon and meteors in Derby this weekend

Best spots to see supermoon and meteors in Derby this weekend

A SKY-WATCHER has recommended the best places to see this weekend's double heavenly display. From Sunday, the annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak, scattering the sky with "shooting stars". Also on Sunday will be a chance to see...

 


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