News archive from 14 January 2014, page 17

Cowe buildings to get £750,000 renovation

Cowe buildings to get £750,000 renovation

The historic Cowe buildings, regarded by many as one of the biggest eyesores in Berwick, are at long last going to be renovated. The properties, on the corner of Bridge Street and West Street, have been bought by Arch, the Northumberland Development...

 

Andy Murray reborn at Australian Open as path to final beckons

ANDY MURRAY returned to Grand Slam tennis at the Australian Open and picked up where he left off last summer, disposing of his first round opponent Go Soeda in straight sets in under 90 minutes.   The Wimbledon champion won 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 in his...

The Week, 11:20 in Sport
 

Review: Railway Man a journey of self discovery

It has taken 15 years for the team behind The Railway Man to bring it to the big screen, a price that had to be paid, they say, to do the story justice. And it's worth the wait. “It’s taken a long time to make this film, but I was determined to do...

 
Second woman dies after A1 crash

Second woman dies after A1 crash

A second young woman has died in hospital after a two-car crash in which three other people were also injured. The crash between a Ford Ka and a Ford Focus happened on the A1 near Torness power station in Dunbar, East Lothian, at about 7.40pm on...

 
New winter advice guide launched

New winter advice guide launched

A new guide has been launched to help older people save money and stay warm this winter. OFTEC has teamed up with Age UK to provide lots of advice and tips. Excess winter deaths are affecting more and more people in the UK as energy costs continue to...

 
Best dressed window competition winners

Best dressed window competition winners

Needleworks and The Brewers Arms have been judged the joint winners of the best dressed Christmas window competition run by the Berwick town team. Second place went to Regalo in West Street. Also highly commended were Buds, Serendipity and...

 
Ian Little sacked as Berwick Rangers manager

Ian Little sacked as Berwick Rangers manager

Berwick Rangers manager Ian Little has been sacked after just over two years in charge at Shielfield Park. Saturday’s 4-1 home defeat by Annan Athletic proved to be the 40-year-old’s last. The club announced on Sunday that they have “parted company”...

 
Portobello 34-8 Duns

Portobello 34-8 Duns

Duns travelled to the capital on Saturday to play Portobello in East Regional League Division 1, and despite playing well in patches eventually succumbed to defeat. The list of injured and unavailable players grows by the week, and a gap of four weeks...

 
Duns defender Michael Stewart back in training

Duns defender Michael Stewart back in training

Duns defender Michael Stewart has returned to light training following the broken ankle which ruled him out at the start of the season. Manager Carl Hudson said he was ‘delighted’ to have Stewart back training again, and he would be keeping an eye on...

 
Enter our WOW Northumberland awards

Enter our WOW Northumberland awards

A new set of awards has been launched to celebrate everything that makes Northumberland a brilliant place to live, work and visit. The WOW Awards, which stands for What’s On Where, are a chance to give recognition to the attractions, businesses,...

 
More screenings as ‘Railway Man’ is on track for record audiences

More screenings as ‘Railway Man’ is on track for record audiences

Due to phenomenal demand for tickets, The Maltings have announced more screenings of "The Railway Man' for next month. The Eric Lomax biopic premiered in Berwick in front of an audience including stars Colin Firth and Jeremy Irvine on Friday,...

 
Set sail with Spittal Variety

Set sail with Spittal Variety

While most panto casts are taking a well deserved break, Spittal Variety Group are readying themselves for the stage. The local ensemble are bringing ‘Robinson Crusoe’ to The Maltings on January 16 for a five night run, hot on the heels of ‘Snow...

 

Tears of Gold! Ronaldo's Ballon d'Or triumph goes global as world congratulates star

Cristiano Ronaldo has been hailed across the world after he was named the best footballer on the planet in Zurich on Monday night. The Real Madrid forward beat off strong competition from Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery of Bayern Munich to...

Daily Mail, 11:23 in Sport
 

Roache in court on rape charges

Coronation Street actor William Roache has arrived for his trial on allegations of historic sexual offences against five girls. The 81-year-old veteran soap star was arrested at his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, last May and later charged with two...

 

Judge's fears for missing sisters

Three young girls are thought to have been put on a plane to Pakistan without an accompanying adult after their parents became afraid that they would be taken into care, the High Court has heard. Alyssa Din, 15, and her sisters Safia, five, and Amani,...

 


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