News archive from 9 August 2014, page 8

Jack Harvey claims back to back wins in Indy Lights championship

Jack Harvey claims back to back wins in Indy Lights championship

Jack Harvey bagged back-to-back race wins to move up to second in the Indy Lights championship standings. The racer from Bassingham had a flawless weekend, with the victories coming off the back of two pole positions and fastest laps in Lexington,...

 
Sheffield mum and son with genetic condition appeal for specialist help

Sheffield mum and son with genetic condition appeal for specialist help

Colette Tait and her son Alexander endured unexplained symptoms for years before finally being diagnosed with a form of muscular dystrophy. The mum, aged 44, was being investigated by dental specialists for a problem with her jaw, while 15-year-old...

 
Dunbar golf champion Marc tees off in aid of charity

Dunbar golf champion Marc tees off in aid of charity

Dunbar Golf Club champion Marc Simants swung into action this week to help raise vital funds for Scotland's national charity for depression. Inspired by his own personal battle, the 32-year-old married father-of-two has raised £2,500 for Action on...

 
Playwright backs scuba fundraising appeal

Playwright backs scuba fundraising appeal

Playwright Alan Bennett has shared his own experiences of scuba diving to help a Clitheroe club boost its fundraising. Members of the Ribble Valley branch of the British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) have already raised almost £4,000 for the RNLI by taking...

 
How tracking gorillas in the African jungle led Leek woman to dramatic life change: John Woodhouse interview

How tracking gorillas in the African jungle led Leek woman to dramatic life change: John Woodhouse interview

FOLLOWING monkey trackers hacking through the African jungle was an odd education, but it helped clear a pathway to the healing world, as Nadia Corp explains to John Woodhouse. ADIA Corp used to be drawn to animals, not people. "Zoology,"...

 
Assault by beating: Scunthorpe man sentenced

Assault by beating: Scunthorpe man sentenced

The following offender was dealt with at the Court Centre in Laneham Street, Scunthorpe, with North Lincolnshire magistrates hearing the matter and passing sentence: THOMAS RONALD, 40, of Tansley Court, Scunthorpe, pleaded guilty to assault by...

 

Gaza's injured children could be brought to Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Children severely injured in the Gaza conflict could be brought to Merseyside’s Alder Hey Hospital for treatment, the ECHO understands. Prime Minister David Cameron has announced today that a team of specialist medics will be flying to the...

 
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....

 

How my silent play helped me talk about Dad’s death

‘My mum would mention him, and in my head I’d be thinking, “Run away”’ … Hannah Moss. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian Hannah Moss learned of her father’s death eight years ago, in June 2006. She was 17, at home in Crouch End, north...

Guardian, 07:00 in Health
 
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...

 
Battle of the banks for student current account custom

Battle of the banks for student current account custom

Where should students put their money? HSBC, Santander, Lloyds, TSB and RBS have all laid out their current account offerings. Photograph: Getty The annual battle of the banks to offer the best student current account has started early this year, with...

Guardian, 07:03 in Learning
 
Secret Teacher: jargon is ruining our children's education

Secret Teacher: jargon is ruining our children's education

Too much of children’s time is wasted telling them in great detail what skills they are developing. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images "What do you do when you get to school in the morning?" a colleague asked a younger member of my...

Guardian, 07:03 in Learning
 
Lee Jackson claims first National Superstock 1000 victory

Lee Jackson claims first National Superstock 1000 victory

Lee Jackson roared to his first National Superstock 1000 victory of the season at Thruxton on Sunday. The Skellingthorpe rider came out on top thanks to a last-corner move on Honda's Jason O'Halloran following a thrilling seven-rider battle at 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...

 
Attacker brandished metal bar

Attacker brandished metal bar

FRICTION between a man and his ex-girlfriend's new lover spilled over in the street during a frightening episode of "aggressive" driving, a court heard. Adam Simpson, 20, of High Street, Belton, admitted assaulting Carl Targosz, possessing a...

 


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