News archive from 17 July 2018

Hosepipe ban announced for all of Cumbria EXCEPT Carlisle

Hosepipe ban announced for all of Cumbria EXCEPT Carlisle

The date has been set for when a hosepipe ban will come into force in Cumbria. Restrictions on the use of water by householders across the county will start on August 5 - with the exception of Carlisle and parts of Eden. The decision has been made by...

 

The Yorkshire Post says: No halt to the Brexit mayhem. Ministerial resignations mount

THE political pressure on Theresa May shows no sign of alleviating after a ninth resignation by a Government member who believes the Prime Minister’s watered-down Brexit is incompatible with the outcome of the 2016 referendum. This has the hallmarks...

 

What happened to the Christian women kidnapped by Islamic State?

The release and return of a number of Christian women taken as slaves by Islamic State in Iraq has prompted questions about those still being held. In August 2014, Isis militants swept through a cluster of Christian towns near Mosul, taking control...

The Week, 00:29 in Business
 

Farnley send holders Woodlands out of cup

Heavy Woollen Cup holders Woodlands were knocked out after suffering a four-wicket defeat to New Farnley in the second round last Sunday. Logan Weston (38) and Elliot Richardson (35no) made useful contributions in the Woodlands total of 200-9, which...

 

Wife played Ed Sheeran to drown out sex noises from cheating husband who moved mistress into their home

A spurned wife has revealed how she used Ed Sheeran's songs to drown out sex noises from her cheating husband. Tracy Arthur says she was left empty when her love rat husband moved in his mistress after falling for her - while she was still living...

 

Hosepipe ban announced for Cumbria

Restrictions on the use of water by householders across the county will start on August 5 - with the exception of Carlisle and parts of Eden. The decision has been made by United Utilities, which supplies water across the north west of England. Some...

 
Guto Bebb: MP resigns as minister over Brexit vote

Guto Bebb: MP resigns as minister over Brexit vote

A Welsh Conservative MP has quit as a minister so he could vote against the government on its Brexit Customs Bill. Guto Bebb resigned as minister for defence procurement ahead of Monday night's vote. MPs voted by 305 to 302 to support an amendment...

BBC, 23:15 in Regional
 
Liverpool can benefit from Chelsea’s summer deal with Real Madrid - pundit

Liverpool can benefit from Chelsea’s summer deal with Real Madrid - pundit

Courtois has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer. The 26-year-old has made no secret of his desire to return to the Spanish capital to rejoin his family following his three-year loan spell at Atletico Madrid. And should the...

Daily Star, 00:29 in Sport
 
Real Madrid believe Manchester City and Manchester United target Mateo Kovacic will change his mind over transfer

Real Madrid believe Manchester City and Manchester United target Mateo Kovacic will change his mind...

Real Madrid are hopeful reported Manchester United and Manchester City target Mateo Kovacic will return from his post-World Cup holidays ready to commit his future to the club. Kovacic signalled his intention to leave the Santiago Bernabeu in June...

Metro, 18:52 in Sport
 
Tributes paid to amateur rugby player who died mid-match

Tributes paid to amateur rugby player who died mid-match

Tributes have been paid to a popular amateur rugby player who died after collapsing during a match on Saturday. Max Blakeley, 32, was playing for the Bradford-based club Birkenshaw Bluedogs in a match at Heworth near York when he became unwell. He...

Guardian, 16:29 in Sport
 

United Utilities announce hosepipe ban from Sunday

Millions of people are facing a hosepipe ban, water company United Utilities has announced. The firm said the move comes after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976 and will affect seven million customers in the North West of England,...

 

Diver airlifted after getting into trouble off South Shields

A diver who got into trouble off South Shields had to be flown to Humberside for emergency treatment. The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called at noon on Saturday to assist a man suffering from a decompression illness. He was flown to Hull for...

 

Brixworth house undergoing DIY SOS as community pulls together to help neighbour make home fit for use

A Northamptonshire community is pulling together to help refurbish a Brixworth woman's home after a neighbour discovered it was unfit for her to live in. Julie Wykes, a 47-year-old Brixworth resident of 25 years, is leading the DIY SOS project. She...

 

United Utilities announce hosepipe ban from Sunday

0 Have your say Millions of people are facing a hosepipe ban, water company United Utilities has announced. The firm said the move comes after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976 and will affect seven million customers in the North...

 
Law firm Cartmell Shepherd set to move offices

Law firm Cartmell Shepherd set to move offices

A leading Cumbrian law firm is set to move from an office it has occupied for more than 200 years. Cartmell Shepherd’s association with Bishop Yards in Penrith can be traced back to the 1780s. But as the firm - which has six bases across Cumbria and...

 


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