News archive from 14 April 2014, page 24

Manhunt after lone woman attacked in Bolehall, Tamworth

Manhunt after lone woman attacked in Bolehall, Tamworth

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked as she walked in Bolehall, Tamworth, in the early hours of Sunday morning. The incident happened at around 3.35am on grassland adjacent to the Amington Arch police said. The victim, a...

 
Marathon runner thanks Burtonian's for their generosity

Marathon runner thanks Burtonian's for their generosity

3 Images A BURTON man has thanked people in the town for the generosity they have shown in helping him to raise money for a leading cancer charity. Jonathan Parton took part in the Manchester Marathon on April 6 to raise money for Macmillan Cancer...

 
Worry that ‘lights out’ hits safety

Worry that ‘lights out’ hits safety

Switching off street lighting is hampering a drive to cut the number of night-time road accidents, according to new statistics from the AA. Despite research revealing night-time accidents in bad weather on 30mph urban roads had dropped by 15.6 per...

 
Mum of autism sufferer Lewis Bell tells how her son learned to cope with condition and why he apologises for being different

Mum of autism sufferer Lewis Bell tells how her son learned to cope with condition and why he apologises...

LIKE many kids with autism, Lewis Bell was only diagnosed years after showing the first signs of the condition. Parents Linda and Gordon had seen him struggle to cope at nursery, his difficulties with communicating and his obsession with details. But...

 
GlencoreXstrata selling Peruvian mine to China for $5.85bn

GlencoreXstrata selling Peruvian mine to China for $5.85bn

Copper mine smelter. Chinese mining and energy acquisitions abroad totalled $29.8bn, according to Dealogic. Photograph: Peter Ginter/Getty Images/Science Faction A group of Chinese state-owned companies is buying a Peruvian copper mine from Glencore...

Guardian, 08:57 in Business
 
'Black market' for stolen smart phones exposed

'Black market' for stolen smart phones exposed

A black market of shops and traders willing to deal in stolen smart phones has been exposed by a BBC London undercover investigation. Intelligence was received that some shops across a swathe of east London were happy to buy phones from thieves. Two...

 
Airbus to build critical European weather satellites

Airbus to build critical European weather satellites

The competition to build Europe's next generation of polar-orbiting weather satellites has been won by Airbus. The big aerospace concern was declared the winner at the latest meeting of the European Space Agency's (Esa) Industrial Policy Committee...

 
Teenager breaks arm after jumping from bathroom window to escape house fire

Teenager breaks arm after jumping from bathroom window to escape house fire

A TEENAGER had to jump from a bathroom window after the house became engulfed in flames. The fire started in the kitchen of the property, on West Street in Winterton, involving a chip pan. The teenager suffered a suspected broken arm after jumping...

 

Watch: Mum with terminal cancer warns all women to get a smear test

With a heavy heart, Cheryl Sheard sat at the computer and put into words her worst nightmare. Hitting the ‘post’ button - the devastating Facebook status suddenly became a reality - her cancer was back, and this time, it was terminal. With her world...

Daily Post, 09:01 in Health
 
Blyth: Damage caused in attempted pub break-in

Blyth: Damage caused in attempted pub break-in

Alarms sounded at a Blyth pub after someone tried to force entry and break in. The alarm at The Red Hart Hotel, on Bawtry Road, went off at around 6.05am on Sunday 6th April 2014. Damage was caused to the property buy the no-one managed to gain...

 

£89m boost for healthcare in Lancashire

A multi-million pound vision billed as a "game changer' for the future of health and social care services in Lancashire has been unveiled. The Lancashire Better Care Fund plan aims to overhaul services and the way they are delivered across the...

 
Bible solace for WW1 family

Bible solace for WW1 family

Brave soldiers and families sought solace in the bible during World War One thanks to the British and Foreign Bible Society's distribution of nine million copies. The bibles were an integral part of every British soldier’s kit - including Rifleman...

 
Blyth: Damage caused in attempted pub break-in

Blyth: Damage caused in attempted pub break-in

Alarms sounded at a Blyth pub after someone tried to force entry and break in. The alarm at The Red Hart Hotel, on Bawtry Road, went off at around 6.05am on Sunday 6th April 2014. Damage was caused to the property buy the no-one managed to gain...

 
Cycle challenge to boost Portland College’s £2m sports campaign

Cycle challenge to boost Portland College’s £2m sports campaign

Generous supporters of Portland College are lending their pedal power to the College's appeal to raise £2m towards a new Inclusive Sports Academy with a charity bike ride throughout Nottinghamshire. The team of riders will be completing a charity...

 

Bodelwyddan Hotpoint site bought by Welsh Government for jobs boost

The former Hotpoint factory in  Bodelwyddan has been bought by  the Welsh Government under plans  to redevelop the site to create hundreds of new jobs. The 25 acre site, which includes  the 354,000sq ft factory, a loading  bay, and a seven acre HGV...

 


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