News archive from 13 February 2015, page 15

Police help to deliver lamb at Flintshire farm

Police help to deliver lamb at Flintshire farm

A police officer who helped deliver a lamb on a Flintshire farm has had the animal named after him in tribute for his help. it’s been named Paul - after one of them. PC Paul Davies and PC Dave Allen, of North Wales Police Rural Crime Team, had been...

 
£1m boost for child mental health

£1m boost for child mental health

A PIONEERING new lifeline has been thrown to Wigan youngsters and their families struggling with mental health. The council was celebrating today after successfully securing £920,000 from the Government for a new specialised “safe haven” where they...

 
Plans for Wrexham solar farm that could power more than 1,300 homes

Plans for Wrexham solar farm that could power more than 1,300 homes

Plans have been submitted for a solar farm, with an estimated 20,000 panels, which could power more than 1,300 homes. Wrexham council has now received the proposals to build the farm on rural land off Delph Lane, Acrefair, in Wrexham. Lightsource...

 
Take Me Out: Paddy McGuinness' top tip for Valentine's Day

Take Me Out: Paddy McGuinness' top tip for Valentine's Day

TAKE Me Out host Paddy McGuinness has revealed his top tip for Valentine's Day. Speaking to the Scunthorpe Telegraph, the comedian, actor and host of the popular Saturday night ITV dating show imparted his words of wisdom ahead of tomorrow (Saturday,...

 

Richard III death blow identified

Scientists believe they have determined the blow that killed King Richard III in battle after analysing his skull. A forensic examination of the skull by Professor Guy Rutty found two wounds at its base and one inside the cranium, indicating a weapon...

 
Father of Prestatyn tot 'humbled' by offers of help

Father of Prestatyn tot 'humbled' by offers of help

The father of a girl with cerebral palsy has paid tribute to fundraisers helping to raise money to send her to America for an operation. Three-year-old Ava Evans from Prestatyn was born at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, nine weeks early and weighing just 3lb...

 
Llandudno's Alice in Wonderland statue gets new home

Llandudno's Alice in Wonderland statue gets new home

It is symbolic of Llandudno's link with the magical Alice in Wonderland stories. And now the town's iconic marble White Rabbit statue will have a new home instead of returning to the site on the West Shore it once occupied. The statue will be rehomed...

 
Workers at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery speak of shock at loss of 180 jobs

Workers at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery speak of shock at loss of 180 jobs

WORKERS at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery are today coming to terms with the fact that nearly a third of their number is to be cut within two years. Bosses at the French giant delivered the devastating news yesterday, with jobs dropping from 580 to 400,...

 
Traders hit out after ‘double kick in teeth’

Traders hit out after ‘double kick in teeth’

Disgruntled traders fear their businesses will suffer after discovering that a sudden removal of advertising signs at an industrial estate will be followed by a temporary road closure blocking off an important access route to the site. Tensions are so...

 

Total Lindsey Oil Refinery job losses: We will do all we can to help workers

THE Government has said it "stands ready" to work with Total after it was announced nearly 200 jobs look set to be lost at its oil refinery in North Killingholme. As reported on www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk yesterday, it was confirmed that 180...

 
A model gesture to close pal

A model gesture to close pal

A fashion model has chopped off 18 inches of her beloved hair to help two charities, in memory of a special friend who lost her cancer battle. Rebecca Scott, 22, took on the fund-raising cut last Wednesday, less than a week after the first anniversary...

 
Bobbi Kristina Brown was in car accident days before she was found unconscious in bath

Bobbi Kristina Brown was in car accident days before she was found unconscious in bath

WHITNEY Houston's daughter was involved in a car accident four days before she was found unconscious in a bath, police reports showed yesterday. An incident report from police in Roswell, Georgia, say Bobbi Kristina Brown was driving a Jeep Liberty on...

 
Steve Strange dead: Visage lead singer dies aged 55 after suffering heart failure

Steve Strange dead: Visage lead singer dies aged 55 after suffering heart failure

STEVE Strange, the lead singer of 1980s pop band Visage has died after suffering heart failure, his record label has confirmed. Strange’s death was confirmed in a statement, which revealed that the iconic star had died in Egypt. Marc Green, label...

 
Sheffield burglary victim turns detective

Sheffield burglary victim turns detective

A burglary victim turned detective and tracked down all the items stolen from his house as well as helping police arrest two suspects. Matthew Silcock, aged 32, was burgled when he was in hospital and had two televisions, a games console and tablet...

 
Sheffield woman’s challenge for dad paralysed in tragic fall

Sheffield woman’s challenge for dad paralysed in tragic fall

A determined daughter from Sheffield is on a fundraising mission to buy special equipment for her dad, who was paralysed from the neck down when he fell down some stairs. Jacquelyn Goddard will run 100 miles over a nine-week period to raise money to...

 


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