News archive from 15 October 2013, page 12

Clegg warns on green energy levies

Scrapping green energy levies would push up bills in future and leave more people unable to heat their homes, Nick Clegg said as he entered the public coalition dispute over how to cut household costs. The Deputy Prime Minister said he did not want to...

 
Girl hit by lorry: MP backs Bransholme pupils' road safety calls

Girl hit by lorry: MP backs Bransholme pupils' road safety calls

The calls come after an 11-year-old girl was hit by a lorry from the Defence School of Transport (DST) in Leconfield close to the school last month. Anita Hoy, Winifred Holtby's extended learning co-ordinator, said the school was supporting the calls...

 
New security at Hull Royal Infirmary car park

New security at Hull Royal Infirmary car park

Work to install new security measures and signs in the car park began yesterday. The cameras and parking changes will both be introduced in December. SAVE up to £50 with 5 Great Offers @ Affinity Hair Spa Affinity Hair Spa View details Print voucher...

 
In Brief

In Brief

The Church of England is supporting International Credit Union Day, and many Bishops across the country will be joining their Credit Unions. Mr Frith, pictured, said: "We can all help make our local credit unions stronger by using their services...

 
In the courts of Lincolnshire...

In the courts of Lincolnshire...

James Brian D'Phillips, 45, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty at Lincoln Magistrates' Court to theft of a bottle of wine to the value of £4.99 belonging to Tesco. He was detained in the courthouse. Kirsty Ann Howsam, 35, of 5 Shuttleworth House,...

 
WEATHER: Cloud and breezes forecast

WEATHER: Cloud and breezes forecast

Wind speeds could reach around 10mph. Forecasts suggest there could also be occasional sunny spells and light showers. ** This Week Only - £5 off any Colour Service ** Impressions Unisex Hair Salon View details Print voucher For this week only, we are...

 

Iran and world powers seek to end deadlock in nuclear talks

A two-day meeting in Geneva between Iran and the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany is widely seen as the best chance in years to end deadlock in a decade-old dispute over Iran's nuclear programme that could otherwise trigger a...

 
Air quality: Tata facing huge bill to improve

Air quality: Tata facing huge bill to improve

Company chiefs have presented a 95-point plan, but are asking for the laws to be relaxed in six areas where improvements would be either infeasible or too expensive. As part of the measures, Tata Steel is proposing spending millions on building a...

 
Eight local pubs may be sold

Eight local pubs may be sold

A Punch spokeswoman said: "We stated in 2011 our intention to reduce our core pub numbers to around 3,000 within the next five years as part of our ongoing strategy to improve the quality of our estate. "Currently there are around 1,000 pubs...

 
Tata Steel provides shelter for disaster victims

Tata Steel provides shelter for disaster victims

The cyclone wrecked many coastal homes, uprooted trees and blocked roads in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa states. Tata Steel's J N Tata Technical Education Centre, located in Gopalpur district, is currently providing shelter to over 300 of the victims....

 
£1.3m parking fine cash spent on roads

£1.3m parking fine cash spent on roads

Between January 1 and September 30, North Lincolnshire Council's civil enforcement officers issued 7,711 fixed penalty notices - an average of around 856 a month. So far, motorists have paid up £201,139 this year, leaving £79,982 in fines...

 
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Port Vale fans wanted by police after Wolves game violence

Port Vale fans wanted by police after Wolves game violence

Twenty-four fans have already been arrested and bailed following clashes between both sets of supporters and the police in Burslem town centre and Hamil Road. Now Staffordshire Police are warning more people will be arrested over the next few weeks....

 
TV highlights 15/10/2013

TV highlights 15/10/2013

Lizzy Caplan as Virginia Johnson (left) in Masters of Sex. Photograph: Peter Iovino/Showtime Deadly Pole To Pole 5.40pm, CBBC Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall and crew embark on a journey to all seven continents on Earth, taking in their...

Guardian, 07:13 in Showbiz
 

UK banking reforms leave London exposed - banking commission

Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of a government-appointed banking commission, said he was concerned that the government was ignoring important elements of his blueprint for reform and sometimes mistakenly favouring non-binding guidelines over statutory...

Reuters, 07:15 in Business
 


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