News archive from 13 July 2017, page 11

Closed Gwynedd and Anglesey community hospital wards could be reopened for St David's Hospice patients

Closed Gwynedd and Anglesey community hospital wards could be reopened for St David's Hospice patients

Terminally ill patients could spend their last few weeks closer to home following proposals unveiled by two hospice charities. Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has agreed to open up wards at community hospitals in both Gwynedd and Anglesey,...

 

Tom Simpson - the cyclist who pushed too far

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of cyclist Tom Simpson on the slopes of Mont Ventoux, a moment in time that still haunts the sport, as Nick Westby discovers. The Tour de France beats a path across the Pyrenees from Pau to the ski resort...

 

Road rage punch attack after collision in Castleford

A ROAD rage attacker landed a flurry of punches on an innocent motorists after a minor collision in Castleford, a court heard. Leeds Crown Court heard parents and schoolchildren were among members of the public who witnessed Darren Fisher attack the...

 
Drink driver caused horror crash which left partner with severe brain injury

Drink driver caused horror crash which left partner with severe brain injury

A drink-driver who caused a crash that left his partner with a severe brain injury has been jailed for four years. James Stocks, 35, was more than double the legal limit when he got behind the wheel and ploughed his car into a wall in Airdrie,...

 
Half of gig-goers think ticket re-selling sites should be banned as Record calls for clampdown on touts

Half of gig-goers think ticket re-selling sites should be banned as Record calls for clampdown on touts

Nearly half of consumers believe ticket re-selling sites should banned, a survey says. A YouGov poll found 51 per cent of the public do not believe the current system of ticket buying and distribution is working and that the Government should...

 
Vulnerable 96-year-old forced to leave family after being deported back to Scotland

Vulnerable 96-year-old forced to leave family after being deported back to Scotland

A vulnerable 96-year-old woman who moved to Australia to be with her family is being deported back to Scotland, her relatives have said. Christina Grant is described as “nearly blind” and has “mild dementia”, which would make it difficult for her to...

 
Dad-of-one's death treated as 'unexplained' after body found at Kirkcaldy home

Dad-of-one's death treated as 'unexplained' after body found at Kirkcaldy home

A police probe has been launched after a dad of one was found dead in a flat. Imran Arshed’s body was discovered on Tuesday at his home in Kirkcaldy . Forensics teams were at the scene in Templehall overnight and officers carried out door-to-door...

 
Hero landlord rescues drowning dog by paddling out to sea in ornamental canoe taken off pub wall

Hero landlord rescues drowning dog by paddling out to sea in ornamental canoe taken off pub wall

A landlord has been hailed a hero after paddling into the sea to rescue a drowning dog ... on a canoe taken off his pub’s wall. Blazej Reczko sprung into action when he saw the pooch being swept into the Solway Firth by the tide. The animal’s owner,...

 

Hero teens sprung into action to save swimmer at Macduff harbour before he tragically lost fight for life

Two teenagers have been hailed for their efforts to save a man who got into trouble in a harbour. Jordan Anderson and Kyle Chapman, both 15, went to his aid after spotting him facedown in the water. Jordan tried to swim out to the man and drag him...

 
Police hope suspected killer confessed on deathbed to murder of Hamilton teenager 25 years ago

Police hope suspected killer confessed on deathbed to murder of Hamilton teenager 25 years ago

Police are hoping Francis Auld admitted Amanda Duffy’s murder before cancer claimed his life. Detectives will ask his wife Portia if any last crumb of decency led him to make a deathbed confession – finally giving Amanda’s parents some closure after...

 
Hero D-day veteran given top send-off by Duke's estate after he died with no family

Hero D-day veteran given top send-off by Duke's estate after he died with no family

The Duke of Buccleuch’s staff have paid tribute to a D-Day hero who worked on his estate after the war. RAF engineer Billy Cook – who worked on Halifax planes and helped tow gliders in June 1944 as the Allies stormed Europe – has died at the age of...

 
Reckless drink-driver left his partner brain damaged and in a wheelchair after crashing into a wall while double the limit

Reckless drink-driver left his partner brain damaged and in a wheelchair after crashing into a wall while...

A drink-driver who caused a crash that left his partner with brain damage has been jailed for more than four years. James Stocks, 35, was more than double the legal limit when he got behind the wheel and ploughed his car into a wall in Airdrie....

 
'He stole our daughter's life': Parents' anger as twisted ex-boyfriend who drove teenager to suicide dodges jail

'He stole our daughter's life': Parents' anger as twisted ex-boyfriend who drove teenager to suicide dodges...

A twisted bully whose teenage girlfriend killed herself after a campaign of abuse walked free from court yesterday. Former public schoolboy Angus Milligan was driven off in a friend’s Mercedes after dodging a jail term for his vile treatment of law...

 
'Obsessed' dad accuses headteacher of stalking him for sex and spreading rumours he was plotting Dunblane-style massacre

'Obsessed' dad accuses headteacher of stalking him for sex and spreading rumours he was plotting...

An “obsessed” dad was slammed by a sheriff yesterday after he accused a headteacher of stalking him for sex and spreading rumours he was plotting a Dunblane-style massacre. Richard Russell was blasted for “hurling abuse” at Geraldine McWilliams during...

 
Mum who faced discrimination after taking maternity leave and her colleague win £26k payout from Scottish Refugee Council

Mum who faced discrimination after taking maternity leave and her colleague win £26k payout from Scottish...

The Scottish Refugee Council face a bill of more than £26,000 after wrongly dismissing two workers. One was a mum who suffered sex discrimination after taking maternity leave. And the not-for-profit body, funded through public money and donations,...

 


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