News archive from 13 February 2015, page 18

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Grimsby Town headlock fan will be at Blundell Park on Saturday WITH his inflatable!

Grimsby Town headlock fan will be at Blundell Park on Saturday WITH his inflatable!

AVID Grimsby Town fan Bryan Winship said he will be taking his inflatable along to the Mariners' clash with Bristol Rovers tomorrow. The Town follower from Ulceby was angry at the findings of the investigation by Forest Green Rovers in to the...

 
Total Lindsey Oil Refinery: Long-term future depends on adaptation plan

Total Lindsey Oil Refinery: Long-term future depends on adaptation plan

RECOGNITION has been received from the very top of the efforts being made at Total Lindsey Oil Refinery to ensure a strong future. In an exclusive interview with the Grimsby Telegraph, general manager Jacques Beuckelaers told of the importance of the...

 
Voting begins on plan to improve Sheffield city centre

Voting begins on plan to improve Sheffield city centre

Business bosses have set out their stalls explaining how they hope to improve Sheffield city centre as voting on a new project began. From today, ballot papers will be arriving at 500 firms across the city centre to ask if they want to create a...

 
Dimuntive Sheffield military hero being remembered - at last

Dimuntive Sheffield military hero being remembered - at last

He was a diminutive Sheffield lad who became one of a select band of Britain's finest military heroes, losing a leg but surviving the First World War while saving the lives of countless comrades. Just 5ft 4ins tall, what Sergeant Arnold Loosemore...

 
‘I’m an open book’ says IVF blogger

‘I’m an open book’ says IVF blogger

A Harrogate care worker is documenting her IVF journey through an online diary after becoming one of the first people in the area to receive treatment on the NHS in years. Leah Coates (nee Farr) and her husband Mark are sharing their IVF journey on...

 

German economy posts surprisingly strong growth of 0.7 percent in fourth quarter

Unadjusted data showed the economy grew by 1.6 percent on the year in the fourth quarter, also far exceeding the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll for 1.0 percent growth. Third-quarter data growth confirmed at a previously reported 0.1 percent....

Reuters, 07:17 in Business
 
Dakota Johnson takes the plunge in daring white dress for Fifty Shades of Grey premiere

Dakota Johnson takes the plunge in daring white dress for Fifty Shades of Grey premiere

WE'RE sure to see lots of her flesh when Fifty Shades of Grey is released this weekend. But Dakota Johnson gave fans a sneak-peak of her gorgeous figure as she stepped out in a very daring gown for the film's UK premiere. The leading lady took the...

 
Parking spaces lost in central Warwick

Parking spaces lost in central Warwick

A planning application to build a block of ten flats in the middle of Warwick is due to go back on the district council's agenda. The town centre development of “affordable” apartments, plus three houses, was the subject of a planning application by...

 
Jeremy Wright MP steps in after railway landslip in Harbury

Jeremy Wright MP steps in after railway landslip in Harbury

MP Jeremy Wright has been out to visit the site of the Harbury landslip as trains are cancelled for another week. The Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam visited the site of the landslip along the Leamington to Banbury railway line. The line...

 
Warwick man weighs in for £5,000

Warwick man weighs in for £5,000

Giving up fine dining to go on a diet is going to hit Warwick wine merchant Alastair MacBrayne harder than most. The self-confessed “bon viveur” started out at nearly 25 stone. But he’s already lost 8lbs after decided to get cracking on a sponsored...

 

Japan exports seen up for fifth straight month in January

The auto and semiconductor sectors' exports appear to have benefitted from a weak yen. While falling oil prices will have reduced the import bill. The median forecasts from the poll of 24 economists showed Japan's exports probably rose 11.9 percent in...

Reuters, 07:19 in Business
 
Jeremy Wright MP steps in after railway landslip in Harbury

Jeremy Wright MP steps in after railway landslip in Harbury

MP Jeremy Wright has been out to visit the site of the Harbury landslip as trains are cancelled for another week. The Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam visited the site of the landslip along the Leamington to Banbury railway line. The line...

 
Healthy growth for Nottingham baby monitor company

Healthy growth for Nottingham baby monitor company

Foetal and maternal monitors manufactured by a Nottingham company help to safely deliver more than 100,000 babies across the world every year. Now, Monica Healthcare has set out its ambition to become one of the world's leading providers of foetal and...

 

Australia batsman David Warner writes off England's World Cup chances

The Aussie batsman, who renews battle against England at the MCG in the early hours tomorrow morning, maintained that the old enemy would have to improve massively on what he has seen so far. And he believes that there are at least three better...

 


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