News archive from 9 August 2014, page 7

Busy morning at Victoria Park as Hartlepool United confirm signings of trialists Tommy Miller and Michael Woods and loan deal for Ryan Brobbel

Busy morning at Victoria Park as Hartlepool United confirm signings of trialists Tommy Miller and Michael...

HARTLEPOOL United have this morning completed the signings of Tommy Miller and Michael Woods with Boro's Ryan Brobbel also joining on loan for a month from Middlesbrough. It has been a busy Friday morning at Victoria Park but Colin Cooper now has...

 

Study may help victims of stroke

Stem cell treatment could help stroke victims survive serious brain damage, the first human trial of its kind has suggested. The pilot study, conducted by doctors at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and scientists at Imperial College London, saw...

 

WW1: Commemorative service in Hallaton remembers 212 who served in Great War

A commemorative service in Hallaton remembered the 212 men and women connected with the village who served in the Great War. More than 90 people attended the service at St Michael and All Angels Church, on Monday. Thirty-six people from Hallaton died...

 
Crewe Alexandra: Steve Davis left with no option over Pogba move after his agents got involved

Crewe Alexandra: Steve Davis left with no option over Pogba move after his agents got involved

Y OU'D think a League One manager would have a lot on his mind two days before the start of a new season, tweaking tactics, worrying about any potential injury doubts, scouting for new players, but not the Alex boss. His side may have been written off...

 
Wath cancer patient Amy ‘a real inspiration’

Wath cancer patient Amy ‘a real inspiration’

A young woman has been hailed as an inspiration for helping to raise money for cancer patients while she battles an incurable form of the disease. Doctors thought Amy Usher, 21, had a simple chest infection when she came down with a bad cough and cold...

 
Doncaster museum could be open by Armistice Day

Doncaster museum could be open by Armistice Day

The charity behind a planned Doncaster Victoria Cross Museum hopes to be up and running by Armistice Day. The Victoria Cross Trust has now moved into the site it has earmarked for the museum, and has started the work to fit it out as a national museum...

 

Study may help victims of stroke

Stem cell treatment could help stroke victims survive serious brain damage, the first human trial of its kind has suggested. The pilot study, conducted by doctors at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and scientists at Imperial College London, saw...

 
Sunderland park ready to welcome thousands of fans to Split Festival

Sunderland park ready to welcome thousands of fans to Split Festival

MOWBRAY Park is ready to receive thousands of music fans this weekend thanks to scores of volunteers. Organisers of Split Festival turned the city centre park into a music venue in a matter of days after enlisting an extra 15 pairs of hands. Three...

 
Derelict pubs ‘are a magnet for trouble’

Derelict pubs ‘are a magnet for trouble’

TWO derelict pubs are a magnet for fly-tippers and yobs, says a concerned resident. Brian Foster, a retired call centre worker, said the Prince of Wales and The Wellington, in Ryhope Road South, Ryhope, have stood empty for four years. People have...

 
Sunderland shoplifter’s £358 food theft from Marks and Spencer

Sunderland shoplifter’s £358 food theft from Marks and Spencer

A SHOPLIFTER with convictions going back to the 1980s stole hundreds of pounds worth of food from Marks & Spencer. Joseph Barnes told police he stole the food because he was hungry and needed to eat. Police found the food, worth £358, in the...

 

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...

 
Doncaster museum could be open by Armistice Day

Doncaster museum could be open by Armistice Day

The charity behind a planned Doncaster Victoria Cross Museum hopes to be up and running by Armistice Day. The Victoria Cross Trust has now moved into the site it has earmarked for the museum, and has started the work to fit it out as a national museum...

 
Wath cancer patient Amy ‘a real inspiration’

Wath cancer patient Amy ‘a real inspiration’

A young woman has been hailed as an inspiration for helping to raise money for cancer patients while she battles an incurable form of the disease. Doctors thought Amy Usher, 21, had a simple chest infection when she came down with a bad cough and cold...

 

Seeing the devastation of war on TV reminds me how lucky we are

When I eat with my children and read them a bedtime story I remind myself that these are both rituals and privileges. One should never treat other people’s tragedy as a lesson, but with so many countries at war, I am frequently reminded of how lucky I...

Guardian, 06:38 in Health
 
Man savaged by police dog

Man savaged by police dog

A MAN has recounted the terrifying moment a police dog savaged him by mistake as he walked home from a night out with friends. Craig Cooper said he feared he was being stabbed when he was attacked without warning by the animal, which had been let off...

 


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