News archive from 10 May 2015, page 12

LOTTERY RESULTS: National Lottery Lotto, Lotto raffle and Thunderball numbers for Saturday, May 9

LOTTERY RESULTS: National Lottery Lotto, Lotto raffle and Thunderball numbers for Saturday, May 9

THE National Lottery draw on Saturday night saw players gunning for an estimated £5.3 million Lotto double rollover jackpot. And, after thousands bought a ticket in the hope of becoming millionaires, there were two winners of the Saturday, May 9 Lotto...

 

George's hangover to high roller

George Clooney has revealed he would not let a birthday hangover stop him from riding rollercoasters with his wife Amal at the premiere of his latest movie at Disneyland. The Hollywood heart-throb, who turned 54 on May 6, attended the world premiere...

 
Why season of frustration can still bear fruit for Hull FC

Why season of frustration can still bear fruit for Hull FC

ASSESSING the first half of what has been a difficult season so far, Liam Watts is realistic about his Hull FC side's performances. The prop doesn't skirt the issue, admitting it's been far from pretty for the Black and Whites. And yet, it is that...

 

On my radar: Thea Gilmore’s cultural highlights

Singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore grew up in Oxford before leaving home in her teens to work in a recording studio, where she was discovered by producer Nigel Stonier (whom she later married). She released her first album, Burning Dorothy, at 18 and...

 

Happy 70th birthday, Keith Jarrett, our greatest living musician

Keith Jarrett was 70 on 8 May – so this is a good moment to come straight out and say, calmly and clearly, that he is not just the world’s greatest piano player but our greatest living musician. The jury will now explain its uncontentious verdict. ECM...

 
Rents rise for 9,500 North Lincolnshire tenants

Rents rise for 9,500 North Lincolnshire tenants

RENTS for more than 9,500 tenants of North Lincolnshire Homes have been increased. Bosses at the Scunthorpe-based housing association have defended the average 2.2 per cent hike, claiming the current rates are at least 80 per cent below the national...

 
Safety surge earns top honour for power plant

Safety surge earns top honour for power plant

Power station workers in Northumberland are so switched on to safety that they have earned one of the country's highest honours. Lynemouth Power, which employs 135 people, has received a rare Order of Distinction from the Royal Society for the...

 
Tributes pour in for former mayor and councillor Graham Clarke

Tributes pour in for former mayor and councillor Graham Clarke

Tributes have been paid to former Mayor of Wakefield Graham Clarke who has died at the age of 81. Mr Clarke, who represented Knottingley as a district councillor for 25 years, was elected as mayor in 1990. He died on Wednesday, April 29. Mr Clarke’s...

 

How can EE lose our telephone number?

When we switched our landline from TalkTalk to EE in early March, no one could phone us on our old number. EE said that the number had “been lost” and we were given a temporary one. For six weeks we have been trying to get the old one back. Each time...

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Life after quick-thinking midwife saved the life of a little baby with an undetected heart condition

It was a midwife's quick-thinking that saved the life of little Trinity Kennedy, who was born in 2009 with an undetected heart condition. Paul Whitelam finds out what happened next... Mum Jo Kennedy was so grateful to Frances Franklin that she...

 

SLIDESHOW: Eastoft pupils get starry eyed

Facing the final frontier were 19 Key Stage One children at Eastoft CoE Primary School recently when they were visited by StarLincs Mobile Planetarium and learnt all about space and the Solar System. StarLincs is the only mobile planetarium based in...

 
Diners help Nepal relief fund at The 8848 in Stamford

Diners help Nepal relief fund at The 8848 in Stamford

Staff at a restaurant in Stamford, who have family caught up in the Nepal disaster, have been working tirelessly to raise vital funds following the devastating earthquake. Nepalese restaurant, The 8848 in Broad Street, Stamford hosted two charity...

 
Tesco and Sainsbury's recall potato salad amid metal fragments warning

Tesco and Sainsbury's recall potato salad amid metal fragments warning

TWO supermarket giants have issued recalls on own-brand potato salad and coleslaw products amid warnings they may contain small pieces of metal. The Food Standards Agency said products from Sainsbury's and Tesco had both issed recall notices to...

 

Hedgehogs have taken over a Lincolnshire home

Living in a house full of hedgehogs might sound like a prickly situation. However, one woman has proved that they can become lifelong friends. Elaine Drewery from Lincolnshire has run her home-made hedgehog hospital in Authorpe near Louth for more...

 
Northumberland and Durham Family History Society, North Northumberland Group

Northumberland and Durham Family History Society, North Northumberland Group

Janet Brown, from The North East War Memorial Project, was the guest speaker at the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society's North Northumberland Group. Janet spoke to us on this topic about 10 years ago and it is amazing how the project has...

 


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