News archive from 13 August 2014, page 16

Public consultation on 9,400 homes Amber Valley homes proposals

A SERIES of consultation events are being held to discuss plans for thousands of new homes in Amber Valley. An assessment has found there is a need for 9,400 homes to be built in the Amber Valley Borough Council area between 2008 and 2028. This...

 
Car lands on its side after hitting telegraph pole in Lutterworth

Car lands on its side after hitting telegraph pole in Lutterworth

Firefighters were called out after a car hit a telegraph pole and landed on its side today. The crew was called out at 1.33am after the vehicle collided with the pole in Gilmorton Road, Lutterworth. A crew from Lutterworth flipped the car back onto...

 
Supreme star Mary Wilson celebrates 50th anniversary of first number one

Supreme star Mary Wilson celebrates 50th anniversary of first number one

Fifty years ago this month, girl group the Supremes began an unprecedented run of success for Motown in the music charts. With five consecutive releases hitting number one, the Supremes fought against the British invasion of the US music scene in...

BBC, 07:54 in Art & Culture
 
Burglars in raid on garage closed after Belgrave factory fire

Burglars in raid on garage closed after Belgrave factory fire

Burglars have raided a petrol station which was forced to close after a factory next door was consumed by fire. The BP petrol station in Melton Road, Belgrave, Leicester, was burgled between 10am on Monday and 8am yesterday. It had been forced to...

 
Burglars in raid on garage closed after Belgrave factory fire

Burglars in raid on garage closed after Belgrave factory fire

Burglars have raided a petrol station which was forced to close after a factory next door was consumed by fire. The BP petrol station in Melton Road, Belgrave, Leicester, was burgled between 10am on Monday and 8am yesterday. It had been forced to...

 
Firefighters rescue cat trapped under floorboards in house in Coalville

Firefighters rescue cat trapped under floorboards in house in Coalville

Firefighters had to use a thermal camera to find a cat trapped under floorboards in a loft conversion. Crews lifted floorboards to rescue the cat which was stuck in a house in Ashby Road, Coalville, yesterday. A crew from Coalville and the technical...

 
Tesco Express-es interest in converting Grimsby's Bargate club into new store

Tesco Express-es interest in converting Grimsby's Bargate club into new store

TESCO is set to extend its domination of the local retail market by opening its sixth store in Grimsby's vacant Bargate Club. The firm says it "would love" to convert the former Grimsby Conservative Club headquarters into North East...

 

Police locate plants during drugs raid at 'booby-trapped' house in Grimsby

A HOME booby-trapped to give anyone attempting to enter it through the back door an electric shock, has been raided by police. A team of officers and PCSOs executed a drugs warrant at a property on Dunmow Street at around 9am yesterday, where they...

 

UK food watchdog admits chicken factory breached hygiene laws

Link to video: Dirty chicken: former industry insider claims inspectors being duped Roy Stevenson was a senior quality controller for more than a decade at one of the UK's largest poultry abattoirs, in Scunthorpe, until the end of 2012 when he was...

Guardian, 07:59 in Business
 
Buxton visitors choose opera house artwork

Buxton visitors choose opera house artwork

A painting of an iconic town building, part of the annual Derbyshire Open exhibition, has been crowned visitor's choice by Buxton Museum. An Engagement at the Opera House by Karl Schindler received 105 votes from members of the public to the Terrace...

 
Boy who fell through Pearson Park conservatory roof 'was trying to retrieve ball'

Boy who fell through Pearson Park conservatory roof 'was trying to retrieve ball'

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after 12-year-old boy fell through the glass roof of the Victorian Conservatory in Pearson Park, west Hull. The youngster was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary after plummeting through the roof of the conservatory. The...

 
Disruption as Stoke-on-Trent City Council communication systems go down

Disruption as Stoke-on-Trent City Council communication systems go down

RESIDENTS were unable to contact Stoke-on-Trent City Council after a technical fault caused communication services to go down. The authority's IT network suffered the glitch at 8am yesterday, resulting in a malfunctioning website and phone lines for...

 
Matthew Wethers injured in horror crash

Matthew Wethers injured in horror crash

Berwick Bandits are awaiting further news about the condition injured captain Matthew Wethers after his horrific crash at Shielfield Park on Tuesday. The 29-year-old Aussie was taken to hospital complaining of pain in 
the hip area after being...

 
Raids on illegal workers in Leamington and Kenilworth

Raids on illegal workers in Leamington and Kenilworth

EIGHT illegal workers have been caught working at businesses in Leamington and Kenilworth. The UK Border Agency swooped on Bombay Tandoori Restaurant in Regent Street, Leamington, on January 5, sealing the exits before questioning staff and checking...

 
Grimsby prostitute punched man in the face and stole mobile phone

Grimsby prostitute punched man in the face and stole mobile phone

A PROSTITUTE repeatedly punched a man and stole his mobile phone during a frightening series of violent confrontations. She left him with blood streaming from his nose during the nasty attacks, a court heard. Caroline Burnett, 24, of Rutland Street,...

 


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