News archive from 10 May 2013, page 17

BBC to bring Sports Personality of Year to new Leeds Arena

BBC to bring Sports Personality of Year to new Leeds Arena

THE BBC'S flagship Sports Personality of the Year awards show is heading for the new Leeds concert arena. Corporation bosses have announced that their 2013 event will be held at the city’s First Direct Arena on Sunday, December 15. Taking place for...

 
Six Scottish council chiefs in UK ‘rich list’

Six Scottish council chiefs in UK ‘rich list’

Six employees at Scottish councils have made the top 10 of a UK-wide "rich list" compiled by the Taxpayers' Alliance. The annual Town Hall Rich List produced by the organisation gives details of senior local government staff whose salary...

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Cybercrime: Hackers Steal £29m In ATM Heist

Cybercrime: Hackers Steal £29m In ATM Heist

A global cybercrime ring stole £29m ($45m) from cashpoints in one of the biggest bank heists ever, US officials have revealed. The gang drained the cash from two Middle Eastern banks by hacking into credit card processing firms and withdrawing money...

 

Town's A&E department put under review

Documents seen by the Scunthorpe Telegraph also reveal the town's maternity unit - the future of which was previously under the spotlight - could become a midwife-led service, meaning complicated births could be dealt with at another site. Critical...

 
1,000 homes plan on Sir Reginald's farm

1,000 homes plan on Sir Reginald's farm

Reports in the national media have suggested the site could be worth up to £20 million. The talks come two years after a new company called Firecrest was set up. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered www.myprint-247.co.uk myprint-247 View details...

 
Tesco shelves plans for major exspansion in Brigg

Tesco shelves plans for major exspansion in Brigg

The project was set to see the store double in size and create up to 100 jobs. But some residents and traders in the town had opposed the scheme because of its perceived impact on other businesses. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered...

 
Forest Pines hits jackpot thanks for Hull City gaining promotion

Forest Pines hits jackpot thanks for Hull City gaining promotion

The hotel near Broughton is hoping for a host of Premier League clubs to stay with them next season, and expects a "significant uplift in revenue", bosses say. When Hull City were promoted to the Premier League in 2008, Forest Pines saw the...

 
Bamboogy told to act after 17 violent crimes

Bamboogy told to act after 17 violent crimes

They are also calling for the site's 24-hour drinks licence to be revoked and for drinks to be served in plastic glasses. A council report says since November 1 last year, there have been 17 separate incidents of violent crime associated with the...

 
'It's a tremendous boost'

'It's a tremendous boost'

This is subject to planning approval from the Secretary of State and the necessary pipeline of UK projects in the North Sea. The firm produces gravity-based concrete turbine foundations. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered www.myprint-247.co.uk...

 
Bottesford teenager who needed 16 blood transfusions now walking again

Bottesford teenager who needed 16 blood transfusions now walking again

But the 15-year-old from Bottesford has defied the odds and is now looking forward to starting her post-16 education this year. Ayshea said: "I feel much better now. I think I feel better than I did before. Business Cards From Only £10.95...

 
Getting checked could save you from a stroke

Getting checked could save you from a stroke

High blood pressure is the single biggest risk factor causing strokes - sessions have been arranged by the Stroke Association to address the problem. May is Action on Stroke Month and over the coming weeks more information and stories will be featured...

 
Steel pay rise claim put to Tata on behalf of 4,000 in Scunthorpe

Steel pay rise claim put to Tata on behalf of 4,000 in Scunthorpe

Sean Scorer, the chairman of the local works multi-union committee, said: "We have submitted a claim and await a response from the company. "We have made it clear we expect the company to honour its commitment to invest in the infrastructure...

 

Voters will decide award champions

FOUR valuable community groups are vying for honours in the Morpeth Civic Awards - and the public will decide the winner. The Civic Awards were launched by Morpeth Town Council last year to recognise champions in business, leisure and culture, sport...

 
Triumph over adversity

Triumph over adversity

A manufacturer is celebrating five years of success in the face of adversity. NJ Products Limited has doubled its staff and enjoyed steady growth since 2008. But the Birstall firm was rocked when one of its manging directors, Myron Matejczuk, suffered...

 

Councillors react to Lincolnshire County Council coalition plans

Lincolnshire county councillors have given mixed views on the news that the authority will be run by a coalition for the next four years. It was revealed yesterday (Thursday) the Conservatives had formed a coalition with LibDems and Independents after...

 


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