News archive from 13 July 2017, page 10

Longton drug dealer jailed for three years after being caught with cocaine worth up to £8,000

Former drug dealer Mazafar Hussain returned to selling cocaine in an effort to clear a debt. The 34-year-old had previously been sentenced to eight years in prison for drugs offences, but had 'turned his life around' since his release and got a job....

 

Big Issue: What should we do with the car litter chuckers?

"Bag it, bin it," – that's what they say. And yet our roadside verges are full of rubbish. What should happen to those who sling litter from cars? Put yourself, if you will, in the shoes of those charged with picking up rubbish from motorway...

 

Carlton Road sinkhole disruption could drag on until August

Delays and disruption could drag on until the end of the month as workers battle to fix a huge sinkhole that appeared on a major Worksop road. A cordon set up more than a fortnight ago when the six foot sinkhole appeared, warning motorists to stay...

 

Drivers advised of completion of road resurfacing works

North Lincolnshire Council is set to complete the resurfacing work on the A15 by end of July. Work to replace the studs and white lining will start on Monday 17 July and finish on Friday 21 July. Work will be carried out between 9.30am and 3.30pm. On...

 

Camera catches thousands of drivers illegally using new bus route in Leicester

Cameras installed to stop drivers flouting bus only restrictions on an historic Leicester bridge caught more than 2,000 people in the first fortnight. Leicester City Council installed the devices at the end of last month on the bridge where Thurcaston...

 
Tens of thousands of Chinese spies are ‘ready to DESTROY the US’, billionaire reveals

Tens of thousands of Chinese spies are ‘ready to DESTROY the US’, billionaire reveals

The shocking statement by Guo Wengui, who is in a self-imposed exile in New York City, follows rising tensions between the US and China over the situation in North Korea. The tycoon said: “Before 2012, cumulatively China had around 10,000 to 20,000...

 

North East CEOs receive Sunderland University honours

Two high-flying CEO's have been recognised for their achievements with honours from Sunderland University. Heidi Motram, OBE, the chief executive officer of Northumbrian Water Group, received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of...

 
In this week’s Herald…

In this week’s Herald…

WHAT would you do with £1million? That is the question facing Stratford-on-Avon District Council – find out why on this week’s front page. And we have an interesting development in the plans to ease congestion on Birmingham Road in...

 

Unveiled: See the new outfit South Shields’ Big Pink Dress fundraiser is wearing

A little girl’s design dreams have come true after her dress was chosen from hundreds of others to be worn by Big Pink Dress fundraiser Colin Burgin-Plews. The Breast Cancer Now campaigner teamed up with the Northumberland and Tyne and Wear branch of...

 

‘The sky’s the limit’ for South Shields FC if fans continue to back club, says chairman

‘The sky is the limit’ for South Shields FC if the public continue to back the club in their droves, says chairman Geoff Thompson. The Mariners – who won four trophies last season – will return to action for the first time since winning the FA Vase at...

 

Teenage singer looks back on whirlwind year following Best of South Tyneside award win

A teenage singing sensation has had a whirlwind year since winning the Best of South Tyneside Young Performer Award. Last summer Hope Swan left an audience close to tears when she dedicated her performance to her late gran who was her biggest fan. The...

 
Banned ex-Fifa official Chuck Blazer dies

Banned ex-Fifa official Chuck Blazer dies

Former top football official Chuck Blazer has died at the age of 72, his lawyers say. Blazer, whose evidence to US investigators helped trigger the Fifa corruption scandal, had been suffering from cancer. He was a larger-than-life character, and...

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Alvaro Morata to Chelsea: Real Madrid star does NOT want Stamford Bridge transfer - report

Alvaro Morata to Chelsea: Real Madrid star does NOT want Stamford Bridge transfer - report

Chelsea have turned their attentions to Real Madrid striker Morata after missing out on Romelu Lukaku, who joined Manchester United. The Blues were convinced they would land the 24-year-old but former manager Jose Mourinho ultimately swooped in to...

 
Jurgen Klopp hints Mamadou Sakho could be given Liverpool lifeline

Jurgen Klopp hints Mamadou Sakho could be given Liverpool lifeline

Sakho's Liverpool career looked over last season after he infuriated manager Klopp by breaking club rules on their pre-season tour of America.  He consequently spent the first half of the campaign training with the reserves, before then joining...

 
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer is THE champion Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic should copy

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer is THE champion Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic should copy

It is even more remarkable for the number of people saying it on the second Wednesday of the Championships. But it is difficult to get away from the fact that Federer is now a huge favourite to take the title. Day 9 of action at the All England Club...

 


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