News archive from 16 November 2013, page 7

COLUMN: Hosting students from overseas is so rewarding

By Viv Scott “There are other English dishes, apart from fish and chips” came from an overseas student after visiting a Belper family. 
For the young person, far from home, this was a marvellous opportunity to find out about everyday life in...

 

Ramblers to walk with the Reindeer

Cromford's Lea Wood, which once belonged to the Nightingale family, is the setting for a family-friendly Reindeer Ramble on Sunday, December 15. The Derbyshire Wildlife Trust event is from 10.30am-1pm and costs £3.

 

Tearooms completion date revealed

A completion date for the new £400,000 Edwardian tearooms in Belper's River Gardens has been revealed. A report to Amber Borough Council’s cabinet on parks and open spaces in the borough has put a target on the development as September 2014. Plans for...

 

Pub to remain open despite administration

A popular pub looks set to remain open in Belper - despite its parent company going into administration. The company, which owns popular town nightspot The Green House has gone into administration putting jobs at risk across the group. Bramwell pub...

 
Grimbsy man feared missing after Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

Grimbsy man feared missing after Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

The 61-year-old was staying with his Filipino partner and their three-year-old daughter near Tacloban. But his family have heard reports that he could have been washed away by storm waters. 39 Days to Christmas *One to One Financial Services Ltd View...

 

As Sachin bids his final farewell, these sports stars ended their epic careers in a blaze of glory (and...

The scenes in India as Sachin Tendulkar walked off a cricket field for the final time displayed a mix of sadness, passion and devotion, but all underpinned with a wave of joy at what he had achieved. There are only a few sportsman who have ever gained...

Daily Mail, 10:30 in Sport
 

Boy injured after collision with van in north Cumbria

An 11-year-old pedestrian has been taken to hospital after a collision with a van on the A689 road between Alston and Nenthead. Ambulance services were called to the scene at about 3.45pm and sent out two road ambulances and a helicopter, although...

 
Big Freeze set to hit the UK next week

Big Freeze set to hit the UK next week

Any accumulating snowfall is expected to be confined to the higher terrain away from the coast. Temperatures are only expected to reach 4 to 5°C on Tuesday through to Thursday. 39 Days to Christmas *One to One Financial Services Ltd View details Print...

 
Dozens dead in clash with Libyan militiamen in Tripoli

Dozens dead in clash with Libyan militiamen in Tripoli

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan is struggling to control rival militias, Islamist militants and other former fighters who refuse to surrender their arms two years after helping to oust Gaddafi in a NATO-backed revolt. After Friday's violence, Zeidan...

 

As Sachin bids his final farewell, these sports stars ended their epic careers in a blaze of glory (and...

The scenes in India as Sachin Tendulkar walked off a cricket field for the final time displayed a mix of sadness, passion and devotion, but all underpinned with a wave of joy at what he had achieved. There are only a few sportsman who have ever gained...

Daily Mail, 10:55 in Sport
 
Cumbrians asked to be charitable at Christmas lights switch-on

Cumbrians asked to be charitable at Christmas lights switch-on

AS thousands of people gather in Carlisle to officially kick-start the festive season, it is hoped they will spare a thought for others this Christmas. Star turn: X Factor finalists Miss Dynamix perform at the Carlisle lights switch-on The city’s...

 

Drink-drive who wouldn't let nurse take blood has appeal quashed

A DRIVER, asked to provide a blood sample to the police, refused to do so because the woman about to take it could not prove she was a bona fide nurse, a court heard. Paul O’Hare, 48, was taken to Carlisle’s Durranhill Police Station in September 2012...

 

Lantern parade lights up Cockermouth

THE warmth from torchlights and lanterns made a cold winter’s night feel a little bit hotter as people paraded through a town centre. Title Author Copyright Description The Cockermouth Lantern Parade started at The Kirkgate Centre last night and...

 

Stage set for sparkling Xmas lights switch-on in Carlisle

Thousands of people will start Carlisle’s countdown to Christmas at the city’s annual festive lights switch on. Star turn: X Factor finalists Miss Dynamix perform at the Carlisle lights switch-on Pop trio Miss Dynamix - who made it to the live finals...

 

Pensioner in hospital after car overturns on A7 near Longtown

A PENSIONER was taken to hospital after her car overturned on a busy road. Title Author Copyright Description Part of the A7 north of Longtown was closed as emergency services cleared the scene. The woman’s BMW X1 ended up on its roof near the road’s...

 


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