News archive from 15 April 2014, page 18

Trust’s plans to improve Derwent

Trust’s plans to improve Derwent

Workshops are being held for people interested in helping to conserve the River Derwent. Belper-based Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is staging the sessions at St Edmunds Church Hall, Allestree at 7.45pm on Monday, April 28 and at the Gothic Warehouse,...

 
Treetops Hospice: Can you help find melted Easter egg replacement?

Treetops Hospice: Can you help find melted Easter egg replacement?

VOLUNTEERS at Treetops Hospice have put out an eggs-traordinary appeal for help for their raffle. The Risley charity is holding the raffle at its day care unit on Thursday but said the top prize - a large, chocolate Easter egg donated by Manor...

 
Brave Beau gets wheelchair boost

Brave Beau gets wheelchair boost

The family of a youngster who was left severely ill after contracting meningitis say their lives will be improved immeasurably after a charity donated a special buggy. Two-year-old Beau McCarty became critically ill with Group B Streptococcal...

 
Derbyshire weather: Sun coming out in time for Easter egg hunts and ice cream

Derbyshire weather: Sun coming out in time for Easter egg hunts and ice cream

THE county is set to bask in "glorious" sunshine this week in time for the Easter weekend, according to forecasters. The Met Office has predicted highs of 16C this week, with no threat of rain. A spokesman said: "Derbyshire will see...

 

Families' shock after two arrested and police hunt Ismail Yahaya over stabbing in Fegg Hayes street

POLICE were last night hunting for a third suspect in connection with the street stabbing of a 26-year-old man. They launched a manhunt for Ismail Yahaya who is wanted for questioning over the Fegg Hayes knife attack. Staffordshire Police warned...

 

GKN first-quarter profit rises 22 percent

"Looking forward to the rest of the year, tougher prior year comparators mean that organic growth is likely to be more modest," GKN's chief executive Nigel Stein said in a statement. (Reporting by Sarah Young, Editing by Paul Sandle)

Reuters, 07:34 in Business
 
Youngsters’ joy as club granted £5k holiday cash

Youngsters’ joy as club granted £5k holiday cash

A thriving Blackpool youth club will take a group of youngsters on their first holiday next month - after it was awarded thousands of pounds in grant cash. The Boathouse Youth, which helps provides activities and trips to hundreds of South Shore...

 

China detains 160 in Shanghai healthcare scam

Corruption in China's healthcare system is rife, with a scarcity of doctors and bribery pushing up the cost of care and creating tension between healthcare workers and patients. Providing affordable, accessible healthcare is one of the key platforms...

 
Outlet backs cancer trust

Outlet backs cancer trust

Staff at a retail outlet will embark on a host of charity challenges to raise money for cancer research. The Mill has chosen Cancer Research as its charity for the year following a staff vote. As well as placing collection tins by the tills, staff at...

 

How on earth can "little Norwich' dream of stopping Liverpool's charge to the title?

As if it were needed, Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rogers - in the euphoric aftermath of Liverpool's win over Manchester City - cranked up the tension ahead of Norwich's clash with the "champions elect' next Saturday lunchtime. "We go to...

Metro, 07:37 in Sport
 

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 15

* The UK blue chip index closed up 0.3 percent, or 22.06 points higher, at 6,583.76 points in the previous session. The index recovered after losses earlier in the session as the U.S. stock market rose following better-than-expected quarterly net...

 
Billy Smart’s famous circus is coming to town

Billy Smart’s famous circus is coming to town

The circus is in town - and it's one of the big ones! One of Britain’s most famous, Billy Smart’s Circus, will be at Centre Vale Park, Todmorden, from May 8 to May 11, before moving on to Halifax’s Savile park on May 13 to May 18. This year’s show,...

 
Kit to ease lung conditions

Kit to ease lung conditions

Six specialist pieces of equipment, known as nebulisers, which help to ease breathing and lung conditions, were presented at the latest meeting of Breathe East Nottingham West. The Eastwood-based group presented the nebulisers. Chairman Jane Reeve, of...

 

Bank of Spain to conduct stress tests on 16 banks this month - report

Spain's banks have been through a major restructuring process, with some forced to take billions of euros in aid, since a burst property bubble in 2008 sent the economy in to a tailspin from which it is only just beginning to emerge. Some of the...

Reuters, 07:38 in Business
 
Hands off! Bayern warn Arsenal and Chelsea over Mario Mandzukic move

Hands off! Bayern warn Arsenal and Chelsea over Mario Mandzukic move

With Robert Lewandowski set to join from rivals Borussia Dortmund in the summer, there has been speculation that Mandzukic could make way for the Pole. However, despite interest from Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho, the German heavyweights are...

 


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