News archive from 14 January 2014, page 19

Japan's Koizumi backs fellow ex-PM in opposing nuclear power

Hosokawa's candidacy could turn the local election into a referendum on Abe's energy policies and boost the anti-nuclear movement, which has lost momentum after a surge following the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, the world's worst nuclear accident in...

 
Worksop: Fire crews tackle burning tyres

Worksop: Fire crews tackle burning tyres

Firefighters from Worksop attended a rubbish fire on Gateford Road close to St John the Evangelist Church. The incident occurred around 9.30pm on Monday evening (13th January) and involved a number of old tyres alight on open ground near the church....

 
Worksop: Find out how you could help the Royal British Legion

Worksop: Find out how you could help the Royal British Legion

This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the start of the Great War and also the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Royal British Legion is looking for new members who are prepared to help in raising the profile in the Bassetlaw area...

 

Weather for the Bassetlaw area for Tuesday 14th January

It will be a dry and sunny day for the most part, with a small chance of the odd isolated shower. It will feel cold and temperatures will struggle to get above 6C. Tonight will see rain move in, and this could be preceded by sleet.

 

VIDEO: Prime Minister David Cameron speaks of support for fracking during visit to Bassetlaw.

Prime Minister David Cameron visited Bassetlaw today to spell out his support for fracking in the UK. On a visit to the iGas plant between Retford and Gainsborough he said shale gas drilling could bring tens of thousands of jobs and billions of pounds...

 
Notts: Macmillan helping cancer sufferers avoid financial isolation

Notts: Macmillan helping cancer sufferers avoid financial isolation

A total of 460 cancer patients in Notts were given a Macmillan grant during 2013 to help them with costs relating to their cancer treatment. New figures from the charity highlight the financial isolation that often follows a cancer diagnosis. Patients...

 

First World War Centenary: Get in touch with us with the stories and pictures of Worksop heroes who fought...

This year marks the centenary of the start of the First World War. Millions of soldiers died in the four year conflict, including many soldiers from Worksop and the surrounding area. To mark the centenary the Worksop Guardian will be providing special...

 
Worksop Guardian - Friday 10th January

Worksop Guardian - Friday 10th January

For all the latest in news, sport, entertainment and listings, pick up a copy of this week's Worksop Guardian - now out on Thursdays. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s coming up in this week’s edition: - Baby’s death was tragic accident, inquest hears -...

 
Court results: Bassetlaw and Rotherham areas

Court results: Bassetlaw and Rotherham areas

The following people have recently been before the courts in Worksop, Rotherham and Mansfield: Theft Nathan Newbury, 21, of Hardwick Road East, Worksop. Made off without paying for a restaurant meal worth £33.75. Also stole a cooker. Prison sentence...

 
North Anston: Golden start to the new year at Woodlands

North Anston: Golden start to the new year at Woodlands

A care home in North Anston has hit the gold standard for 2014. Woodlands Care Home was awarded gold after scoring top marks under the National Standard Care Homes grading criteria. The home was given top grades following an annual inspection by...

 

Cuts simply destroying the police

Alongside Government cuts closing the police cells in Bassetlaw, we had on Tuesday a police officer standing at a bus stop for well over an hour for a bus which never came. Other police have taken several hours to get on patrol, because of bus...

 
Rother Valley: Kevin Barron’s column

Rother Valley: Kevin Barron’s column

I am calling on the Government to take action to make home ownership a realistic aspiration for working people and rents more affordable by building much needed homes. According to independent experts, under the current government we are building less...

 
Dinnington: Man jail for attempted burglary

Dinnington: Man jail for attempted burglary

A Dinnington man has been jailed after he was caught trying to burgle a shop. Paul Rodgers, of Leicester Road, was sent down during a hearing at Rotherham Magistrates’ Court this week. He admitted attempted burglary after trying to break into a...

 
North Anston: Charity clothing stocks at all-time low

North Anston: Charity clothing stocks at all-time low

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice is encouraging people to use the new year as a time to de-clutter and donate any unwanted items. The North Anston-based charity has eight shops around the region that sell second hand goods and a variety of new items....

 

Outlook for 2014 is fearful

We are all equally worthy of government support in austere times. I know it is the government tricking me with the old maxim of setting us against each other in our struggles. This policy of divide and rule rammed down our throats. Who is more worthy...

 


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