News archive from 10 November 2012, page 11

Libraries 'threatened by cuts'

The future of libraries in the UK is in jeopardy because of "drastic" cuts and the "looming threat" of privatisation, a leading union has warned. Unison accused the Government of "sleepwalking into a library crisis" which...

 

First-time buyers turn to schemes

Almost half of would-be first-time buyers are considering turning to affordable housing schemes to ease their struggle on to the property ladder, research has found. Some 46% of people trying to buy their first home said they are thinking about using...

 

Three die as car and lorry collide

Three men believed to be in their late teens and early 20s have been killed after their car and an articulated lorry collided. A third person was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the crash on the A10 near Turnford, a spokesman for...

 

Babies to get rotavirus vaccine

All babies are to be vaccinated against a highly infectious bug that is one of the most common causes of diarrhoea in children. From September next year, infants aged between two and four months will be immunised against rotavirus - which causes...

 
The real news: Jeremy Hunt is up to no good with the NHS

The real news: Jeremy Hunt is up to no good with the NHS

Hospital tackle … Jeremy Hunt on ITV's Daybreak last month. Photograph: Steve Meddle/Rex Features Political website The Slog, run by a chap called John Ward, warns that while Britain passes around electronic scraps of paper listing unsubstantiated...

Guardian, 00:43 in Health
 
Barlborough businessman given driving ban

Barlborough businessman given driving ban

A DRINK-DRIVING Barlborough surveyor who travels 40,000 miles a year on business is reeling from a road ban. Police followed a Volkswagen Golf that was being driven erratically in Whittington Moor, Chesterfield, at 9.40pm and stopped it in Whittington...

 
Thousands turn out for Just Jane

Thousands turn out for Just Jane

The Gunpowder Plot was remembered at the Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby by a floodlit taxi run by Lancaster "Just Jane' followed by an extended firework display with a breath taking climax. People just poured in to the old airfield from...

 

Libraries 'threatened by cuts'

The future of libraries in the UK is in jeopardy because of "drastic" cuts and the "looming threat" of privatisation, a leading union has warned. Unison accused the Government of "sleepwalking into a library crisis" which...

 

First-time buyers turn to schemes

Almost half of would-be first-time buyers are considering turning to affordable housing schemes to ease their struggle on to the property ladder, research has found. Some 46% of people trying to buy their first home said they are thinking about using...

 

Libraries 'threatened by cuts'

The future of libraries in the UK is in jeopardy because of "drastic" cuts and the "looming threat" of privatisation, a leading union has warned. Unison accused the Government of "sleepwalking into a library crisis" which...

 

Three die as car and lorry collide

Three men believed to be in their late teens and early 20s have been killed after their car and an articulated lorry collided. A third person was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the crash on the A10 near Turnford, a spokesman for...

 

Babies to get rotavirus vaccine

All babies are to be vaccinated against a highly infectious bug that is one of the most common causes of diarrhoea in children. From September next year, infants aged between two and four months will be immunised against rotavirus - which causes...

 

First-time buyers turn to schemes

Almost half of would-be first-time buyers are considering turning to affordable housing schemes to ease their struggle on to the property ladder, research has found. Some 46% of people trying to buy their first home said they are thinking about using...

 

Three die as car and lorry collide

Three men believed to be in their late teens and early 20s have been killed after their car and an articulated lorry collided. A third person was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the crash on the A10 near Turnford, a spokesman for...

 

Actor Branagh receives knighthood

Kenneth Branagh gave a special one-man performance for the Queen as he was knighted, more than 30 years after first performing for her. Sir Kenneth, 51, said he was excited and honoured to receive the accolade from the monarch, whom he first met when...

 


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