News archive from 9 September 2014, page 11

Grateful son’s bike challenge

Grateful son’s bike challenge

A cyclist from Sheffield is saddling up to pedal around the New Forest in support of the hospital where his mum was treated for cancer. Dave Walton, from Crookes, is going on a 45-mile cycle ride in Hampshire in aid of Weston Park Hospital Cancer...

 
Parseq snaps up charity call centre

Parseq snaps up charity call centre

Rotherham-based business outsourcer Parseq has snapped up a charity call centre with clients including Save the Children, Unicef and Sue Ryder, as part of strategy to reach £100m turnover in the next three years. Brighton-based Pure, which was...

 
Design is Daniel’s strongest suit

Design is Daniel’s strongest suit

A YOUNG Hartlepool designer has made a big bang after wowing judges at a national science fair. Cleveland College of Art & Design (CCAD) fashion student Daniel Grey, 16, has been selected to represent the North-East in the Big Bang National...

 
Controversial ‘multi-faith centre’ plan for Leeds is revised

Controversial ‘multi-faith centre’ plan for Leeds is revised

Scaled-Down plans are being developed for a community centre in Leeds - after the original proposals were shelved amid a flood of objections. Charity Aspiring Communities applied to Leeds City Council for permission to build a £7million “multi-faith...

 
Marcus Marshall hoping he can shine for Lincoln City against old club Grimsby Town

Marcus Marshall hoping he can shine for Lincoln City against old club Grimsby Town

Marcus Marshall is hoping a start against former club Grimsby Town tonight could be the spark to ignite his season for Lincoln City. The forward joined the Imps on a season-long loan from Morecambe at the end of pre-season, but has been seen injury...

 

China's President Xi to make first visit to India

China, Russia and four Central Asian nations - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan - formed the group in 2001 as a regional security bloc to fight threats posed by radical Islam and drug trafficking from neighbouring Afghanistan. After...

 
Northamptonshire home searched during attempted burglary

Northamptonshire home searched during attempted burglary

Thieves forced their way in to a house in Northamptonshire before searching the property. Police are now appealing for witnesses following the attempted burglary in Wordsworth Road, Daventry. Nothing appears to have been taken following the forced...

 

Special needs kids to get more support from council

FAMILIES of children with special educational needs and disabilities are to get more support from Nottingham City Council. The council is working with the NHS and schools to support people from birth up to the age of 25, helping them into work and...

 

School rating is improved

INSPECTORS have given a Keyworth school the second-best rating in all areas. Keyworth Primary and Nursery was previously in the "requires improvement" category. But Ofsted found that big strides had been made, grading the school...

 

Rum and friendly fire played their part in town's toll of tragedy

"DEATH by rum" was not an official cause of death for British soldiers serving in the First World War but that was the tragedy that befell Albert Potter while serving with the 1/5 Sherwood Foresters. Having survived the first Battle of the...

 

Liverpool bowling club has history 'destroyed' by arsonists

A Liverpool bowling club had its history “destroyed” after vandals set fire to the bowling pavilion. The building at West Derby Recreation and Bowls Club, on Mill Lane, will have to be knocked down and rebuilt after the arson attack on Saturday...

 

Claimants being deprived of rights

WITH regard to the letter from Pat Logan entitled "System forces people to steal" (September 4), the writer referred to this government's "long-winded sanctions policy" affecting welfare claimants. These particular claimants are...

 

Be wary of supersized regional police forces

RECENT history has shown that crime reductions can be achieved despite tighter police budgets. That progress has been made in cracking various areas of crime with less money and fewer officers is a sign of good management. But can commissioners and...

 

Kids can get free books

TWO libraries are giving away 50 copies of a best-selling book as part of a new reading campaign. Nottinghamshire County Council is supporting the national Just Read drive and has arranged for Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield libraries to...

 

Garden digs to trace past

ARCHAEOLOGY enthusiasts are being invited to take part in the second phase of a project that aims to trace the development of civilisation in a Nottinghamshire village. The second part of the Robin Hood's Village Volunteer Dig will take place in...

 


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