News archive from 11 July 2014, page 18

Exclusive: New logo with give Dewsbury something to shout about

Exclusive: New logo with give Dewsbury something to shout about

A bold new identity for Dewsbury has been revealed. The branding will be used by shops, businesses and community groups to promote the town as a great place to live and work. Dewsbury students designed a logo which uses different colours to symbolise...

 
Eleven killed in China school bus crash

Eleven killed in China school bus crash

China News Service said the narrow dirt road, flanked by a mountain on one side, had no guardrail. All of the victims' bodies were recovered, it said. A series of accidents in recent years involving vehicles carrying school children have made such...

 
The future’s...yellow!

The future’s...yellow!

What a weekend! Spectators turned out in their thousands and lined the streets of towns and villages in Yorkshire to watch the first stage of the 101st Tour de France. The sun was shining, the eyes of the world were on the district’s wonderful towns,...

 
Nine South Yorkshire police officers disciplined over sexual misconduct

Nine South Yorkshire police officers disciplined over sexual misconduct

Nine South Yorkshire police officers have been disciplined following allegations of sexual misconduct made by colleagues. Allegations were made between 2010 and March this year, according to details released under the Freedom of Information Act. In...

 
Our postcode costs us more money

Our postcode costs us more money

Recently there was a television programme on how our postcode affects our insurance costs, both on our cars and property. The programme had centred its information on Blackburn’s postcode, but this also affects certian villages in the Ribble Valley,...

 
Doncaster man set to be a dad thanks to organ donor

Doncaster man set to be a dad thanks to organ donor

Dad-to-be Richard Haybourne may never have become a father - if he hadn't been given the gift of life with a new kidney. It has been just over a year since the 35-year-old received a new organ from cousin Stuart Ashcroft to help him beat a genetic...

 
OPINION: City food bank crisis

OPINION: City food bank crisis

In a civilised society no one should go hungry but today The Star reveals the number of Sheffield residents using food banks has soared. The ‘Share’ scheme which serves Parson Cross gave out food to 651 needy adults and children between January and...

 
There is a life after football no matter how Brazil feels today

There is a life after football no matter how Brazil feels today

As I watched the World Cup semi-final match between the host country Brazil and Germany and saw how Germany humiliated Brazil with a surreal score of seven goals to one, my mind went back to July 1954, six decades ago when the Germans from then...

 
Clinical training for Lincolnshire firefighters in new hospital driving role

Clinical training for Lincolnshire firefighters in new hospital driving role

Firemen are to be given medical training for a controversial pilot scheme launching from three stations next month that will see them drive people to hospital. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue says there is a slight risk that the scheme could stop...

 
Teacher suspended after GCSE coursework lost

Teacher suspended after GCSE coursework lost

THE head of science at Baysgarth School in Barton has been suspended because GCSE coursework has "gone missing" for an entire class - and could face the sack. Up to 25 year 11 students at the secondary school could be affected following the...

 
People & pets swimming in Central Park fountain leads to council action

People & pets swimming in Central Park fountain leads to council action

NORTH Lincolnshire Council is warning people not to play in the fountain in Scunthorpe's Central Park, after reports of people climbing the fountain, letting their dogs and children play in the water. Nigel Sherwood, cabinet member for highways and...

 
Hull City outcast Nick Proschwitz told to train with Tigers youngsters

Hull City outcast Nick Proschwitz told to train with Tigers youngsters

NICK Proschwitz will spend the next week training with the Hull City development squad after he was left behind from the club's training camp in Portugal. The German striker was a notable omission from the travelling party that flew out to the Algarve...

 

Trialist Steven Jennings set to play for Port Vale at Newcastle Town

FREE agent midfielder Steven Jennings is set to get the chance to impress Port Vale boss Micky Adams tomorrow as the Valiants begin their pre-season programme with a friendly at Newcastle Town (2pm). Jennings is one of three players currently on trial...

 
Council leader Ranjit Banwait right in his stance on striking Derby workers

Council leader Ranjit Banwait right in his stance on striking Derby workers

I ABSOLUTELY defend Ranjit Banwait's statement to public service workers regarding their decisions to withhold their labour or not ("City council leader's backing for strikers labelled as 'propaganda'", July 9). The Queen has just been given...

 
Petition is lodged by creditor to wind up Derby engineering firm Hydra-Valve

Petition is lodged by creditor to wind up Derby engineering firm Hydra-Valve

A PETITION to wind up a Derby engineering firm has been made by one of its creditors. The application was made against Hydra-Valve, which specialises in pipeline technology and is based in Spondon, by Premium Credit at Derby County Court. The court...

 


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