News archive from 14 November 2014, page 19

Post-16 impact monitoring ‘difficult’

Post-16 impact monitoring ‘difficult’

Northumberland County Council has admitted measuring the impact of transport to education charges for post 16 students is "fraught with difficulties". Charges of £600 per year for council-contracted services or full fair on public transport...

 
MACKWORTH'S DAVE MANNING: I won't let cancer deny me the chance to see my miracle son grow up

MACKWORTH'S DAVE MANNING: I won't let cancer deny me the chance to see my miracle son grow up

BRAVE Dave Manning refuses to let cancer kill him because he wants to see the boy he was told he would never have grow up. The 54-year-old from Mackworth says he can't die because there is too much he wants to do with 14-year-old James. "I call...

 
Toton will have Christmas decorations for the first time - thanks to determined local

Toton will have Christmas decorations for the first time - thanks to determined local

SEASONAL cheer will be brought to a village after residents put pressure on the council to splash out on Christmas decorations. Adam Brand, of Toton, has been asking Broxtowe Borough Council for some trimmings for the past few years but said he was...

 
Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips to face fans in South Shields talk-in

Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips to face fans in South Shields talk-in

BLACK Cats fans have a chance to grill one of the greats when Kevin Phillips takes part in a talk-in next month. Phillips will appear at a South Shields FC function at The Mile bar, in Brigham Place, South Shields, on Thursday, December 4. It will be...

 
Popular Hull businessman Steven Moulton killed in motorcycle tragedy

Popular Hull businessman Steven Moulton killed in motorcycle tragedy

A FATHER-of-five who was chief executive of a successful family-run business has died in a motorcycle crash while in Norfolk for a relative's funeral. Steven Moulton, 43, was riding his new "pride and joy" Ducati when it collided with a...

 
Support our Lights of Love Christmas appeal

Support our Lights of Love Christmas appeal

A charity is urging people, businesses, schools and organisations across the area to turn their Christmas trees into special Lights of Love trees. This year Sue Ryder’s Thorpe Hall Hospice, which takes in patients from across the region including...

 
Adopting is the best thing Isle couple ever did

Adopting is the best thing Isle couple ever did

As part of a national campaign a call was made by North Lincolnshire Council last week for people to put themselves forward as adoptive parents. This week we hear from Isle couple Lisa and Simon, and their adoption story. As a couple, Lisa and Simon...

 
Wind and rain clearing northwards, leading to a dry afternoon.

Wind and rain clearing northwards, leading to a dry afternoon.

The Met Office says today's weather will be windy with heavy and persistent rain moving northwards during the morning. It will become much drier during the afternoon with sunny spells developing, and winds easing right down. Maximum Temperature 12C....

 

North Staffordshire holidaymakers demand compensation from Thomas Cook after mammoth 54-hour delay

TOUR operator Thomas Cook has apologised to airline passengers - after taking 54 hours to fly a family home from Turkey. The holidaymakers were left stranded in an airport and put up in temporary hotels after being hit with a series of delays. They...

 
The Sentinel wins award at O2 Media Awards for WW2 supplement - highly commended in four other categories

The Sentinel wins award at O2 Media Awards for WW2 supplement - highly commended in four other categories

THE Sentinel won one award and was highly commended in four other categories last night at the O2 Media Awards (North West) - the largest event of its kind in the UK. Richard Ault, Martin Brough and Rob Allcock triumphed in the Supplement of the Year...

 
Mallinder has plan if Saints’ star trio leave for France

Mallinder has plan if Saints’ star trio leave for France

Jim Mallinder says it is "unbelievable' that Saints did not lose more players last summer - and has irons in the fire if star men depart at the end of this campaign. A number of Northampton players are attracting interest, with Samu Manoa, Dylan...

 
Oatlands traders ’bounce back’

Oatlands traders ’bounce back’

Leeds Road traders have organised a festive light switch on event after a difficult year. Traders on the road complained of dwindling visitor numbers after roadworks for the new M&S caused chaos. Chair of the Oatlands traders committee Toni Medri...

 

German economy dodges recession by growing 0.1 percent in third quarter

The Statistics Office revised the second-quarter contraction figure to -0.1 percent from a previously reported -0.2 percent. Unadjusted data showed the economy grew by 1.2 percent on the year in the third quarter, beating the consensus forecast in a...

Reuters, 07:20 in Business
 
Don’t just complain, get in touch with Crimestoppers

Don’t just complain, get in touch with Crimestoppers

If I may comment on a letter in last Tuesday's Express with the heading "Disgusted at way we are treated". I’m also a resident of Bank Hall and have been all my life, and I have to totally agree with the comments in that letter as I myself...

 
Moor power to Championship victory

Moor power to Championship victory

Dewsbury Moor had too much power as they earned a convincing 32-0 victory over Allrton Bywater in the revamped Pennine League Championship. Heavy rain did not help the game as a spectacle and it took Moor 20 minutes to get into their stride. Centre...

 


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