News archive from 9 August 2014, page 19

Aldi store is given planning go-ahead

Aldi store is given planning go-ahead

The new Aldi store for Ripon is set to go ahead after borough council planners unanimously passed the plans on Tuesday. The store, which will be based at the former gasworks site on Stonebridgegate, will create up to 30 new jobs. A spokesman for the...

 
Stoke City: Stephen Ireland hails Bojan and Begovic business

Stoke City: Stephen Ireland hails Bojan and Begovic business

STEPHEN Ireland has applauded the transfer business Stoke City have done - and not done - this summer. Ireland is delighted by a five-man influx headed by former Barcelona ace Bojan Krkic. But he's also relieved to see that goalkeeper Asmir Begovic is...

 
Stoke City: Bojan and Crouch in 21-man Freiburg party but no Shotton, Palacios or Shea

Stoke City: Bojan and Crouch in 21-man Freiburg party but no Shotton, Palacios or Shea

MARK Hughes has brought a 21-man squad for Stoke's final pre-season match today against Freiburg, including reported West Ham target Peter Crouch. Crouch joins summer signing Bojan in a six-strong attacking department ready for this afternoon's...

 
Way We Were: Ingrid Bergman, Casablanca and cinemas in Burslem

Way We Were: Ingrid Bergman, Casablanca and cinemas in Burslem

MADAM, - Ingrid Bergman was one of those screen beauties who gave lift to our young hearts whenever the films they appeared in were showing at what were generally known then as 'picture houses'. Burslem was our particular film hunting ground. There...

 
Humber swimming death: Veteran swimmer Pete Winchester reassures people 'swimming in open water is safe hobby'

Humber swimming death: Veteran swimmer Pete Winchester reassures people 'swimming in open water is safe hobby'

A SEASONED swimmer wants to reassure people that open water swimming is a safe hobby, following the death of a keen windsurfer who got into difficulties in the River Humber. As reported, 44-year-old Mark Knights, of Scartho Top, set off from...

 
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...

 
Sunderland stood out for Jack Rodwell

Sunderland stood out for Jack Rodwell

JACK RODWELL says Sunderland stood out among all the suitors vying for his signature this summer. More than half of the Premier League, plus Serie A outfit Napoli, were vying to sign Rodwell, with Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini prepared to...

 
Ebola outbreak forces Hull schools to cancel plans

Ebola outbreak forces Hull schools to cancel plans

THE Ebola outbreak in West Africa has forced teachers to cancel welcoming their counterparts to Hull. Teachers from Freetown in Sierra Leone were due to visit Sutton Park and Bellfield primary schools, along with Winifred Holtby Academy, in...

 
Seasiders six carnival run

Seasiders six carnival run

The Skegness Seasiders bus fleet will be making their debut in the town's summer carnival this weekend. Rocky will lead the family of six open-top buses, with Candy, Sandy, Shelly, Pierre and Salty joining Sunday’s Carnival Parade. The Seasiders have...

 
Win prizes with your pictures of Rugby

Win prizes with your pictures of Rugby

Keen photographers have been capturing the town's character in order to win prizes in a popular competition. Brethertons Solicitors has asked snappers to send in their best photos of Rugby and are offering a range of prizes including an iPad. The firm...

 
Poachers foiled by police operation

Poachers foiled by police operation

A man who trespassed on land at Freiston has been found guilty of poaching as part of a Lincolnshire Police operation. Alan Booth, 65, of Step Row, Bacup, appeared before trial at Boston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, July 24. The court was told that...

 

People evacuated as storm causes flash flooding

A heavy thunderstorm caused flash flooding across the Five Towns last night (Friday) Fire crews worked through the night evacuating people, pumping water out of cellars and making buildings safe. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said it had...

 
Fat Lad at the Back cyclewear gets big chance on TV’s Dragon’s Den

Fat Lad at the Back cyclewear gets big chance on TV’s Dragon’s Den

Plus-sized cyclewear chiefs in Ilkley will appear on BBC Two tomorrow in a bid to boost their fledgling business. In an appeal for funds to support the Fat Lad at the Back (FLAB) firm which offers cyclewear to riders with up to a 60inch waist,...

 
Body found in Gemma Simpson murder investigation

Body found in Gemma Simpson murder investigation

Police investigating the murder of Gemma Simpson, who went missing from Leeds in May 2000, have found remains at Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire. Detective Chief Inspector Adrian Taylor of Protective Services Crime, said: “Officers investigating the...

 
Junior hockey winners at Berwick

Junior hockey winners at Berwick

The winning team (pictured) who played in a junior hockey competition run by Berwick Hockey Club. The competition was open to 9-13 year-olds to allow them to have some match practice as there are very few competitions open to this age group in the...

 


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