News archive from 15 October 2013, page 14

Shell CEO says shale gas to take longer to develop than expected

"We didn't get the results which we were expecting to get in the shorter term and we will therefore have to develop this a little bit more before we can take benefits from it," Voser told reporters on the sidelines of the World Energy...

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Police appeal after stabbing

Police appeal after stabbing

A Humberside Police spokeswoman said: "A local man had sustained puncture injuries, believed to be consistent with the use of a sharp implement and was taken to Scunthorpe Hospital for treatment." If anyone has any information in connection...

 
Parents fume over school parking fines threat

Parents fume over school parking fines threat

The new rules will be enforced by a CCTV car. People filmed breaking an order will be given a £70 fine, which will be reduced to £35 if paid within 14 days. England V Poland Rams Barrr View details Print voucher £2.20 a pint John Smiths-Fosters-...

 
New name for £200m Derby business park

New name for £200m Derby business park

It aims to replicate the success of Pride Park, which is home to hundreds of businesses and thousands of workers. The development is referred to as the Global Technology Cluster but, at a Derby City Embassy event in London tonight, city officials will...

 
'Garden-grab' saga in Allestree may soon be over

'Garden-grab' saga in Allestree may soon be over

Developer Sandstone Group originally wanted to demolish five houses in Kings Croft, Allestree, and build 70 houses and a 100-bed care home. Now, after years of protests and hundreds of objections over plans for the two-acre site, a 13-home scheme has...

 
Typhoid and E.coli among bugs discovered in Derby

Typhoid and E.coli among bugs discovered in Derby

The authority has said it is difficult to say why the drop happened, especially because diseases can be brought in from anywhere in the world. A case in point was the arrival of typhoid from Pakistan. A council spokesman said it was notified of the...

 
Schools' probe catches fake uniform trader in Hull city centre

Schools' probe catches fake uniform trader in Hull city centre

In one case he was selling uniforms for a new school that had not yet opened or ordered its own uniforms. Hull City Council received a complaint from Hessle High School and Penshurst Primary School in May last year due to Asghar using their school...

 
Hull could be next Silicon Valley, says digital champion David Keel

Hull could be next Silicon Valley, says digital champion David Keel

Co-founder and joint managing director David Keel is now championing the city's digital credentials as chairman of the Hull Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) project. He said: "As a company, we have a great relationship with Hull College and...

 
Greenway cycle route will link Derby and Ilkeston

Greenway cycle route will link Derby and Ilkeston

The first 2.5km section from Mansfield Road, Derby, to Brookside Road, Breadsall, was opened by Derbyshire County Council in 2009. Planning permission for the next 1.8km section between Brookside Road and Lime Lane, Morley, was granted in July 2010....

 
Injured crash couple wait an hour for ambulance from Scarborough after crash in Hull's Beverley Road

Injured crash couple wait an hour for ambulance from Scarborough after crash in Hull's Beverley Road

The pair were unable to move their necks and an ambulance was called to treat them at the scene. The first ambulance arrived quickly but Julie and Darren were told they would have to wait a further 80 minutes for a second ambulance coming 45 miles...

 
Robbie Savage rescued during Kilimanjaro trek

Robbie Savage rescued during Kilimanjaro trek

He started suffering from vomiting and dizziness and had to get below 9,000 feet as quickly as possible. Yesterday, Robbie tweeted to his 1.1 million followers: "Sickness at 13,000ft is an awful and scary situation, fluid on lung, thought my head...

 
Balloon ride plea for 'Benjamin Button' syndrome man after brother dies of rare condition

Balloon ride plea for 'Benjamin Button' syndrome man after brother dies of rare condition

They want to make lasting memories with Michael, 43, and are looking for someone who can arrange a balloon ride for him near his care home in Holme-upon-Spalding Moor. Anthony, 64, said: "When Matthew was alive, we tried to do everything with him...

 
Married in a borrowed dress, now Doreen and Stewart Logan celebrate 65 years of 'marvellous' marriage

Married in a borrowed dress, now Doreen and Stewart Logan celebrate 65 years of 'marvellous' marriage

The comfortable yet exciting life the RAF provided meant the pair, who now live in Leven, would spend months apart from each other. Doreen, 86, jokes this is the secret behind their long marriage. SAVE up to £50 with 5 Great Offers @ Affinity Hair Spa...

 
£1m heroine Betty Coleman dies after cancer battle at home in Brough

£1m heroine Betty Coleman dies after cancer battle at home in Brough

Her son Tim, 47, of Berkshire, said: "We were very proud of her. She set a good example to follow and was very inspirational to a lot of people." Mrs Coleman founded the Hull And District Friends Of Cancer Research UK 53 years ago and was...

 


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