News archive from 17 August 2014, page 12

Two trapped in lift at club

Two trapped in lift at club

Two people had to be rescued from a lift in Doncaster town centre last night after it became stuck. Firefighters were called out to the Mecca Bingo club on East Laithe Gate at 9.30pm after they had become trapped. The crew had to push a hydraulic lift...

 

Remember, even the most perfect relationships can die a death because of a bad proposal

Everyone's so competitive about how "perfect' their marriage proposal turned out to be that it's kinda taken the romance out of the whole thing. Which is why we can get away with being so cold and list the kind of proposals that would 100 per...

Metro, 08:44 in Lifestyle
 
Met Office issue weather warning for strong winds

Met Office issue weather warning for strong winds

The Met Office has issued a weather waning for strong winds throughout today (Sunday). The Yellow “be aware” warning for Yorkshire and the Humber is valid until 11.45pm this evening. A Met Office spokesperson said: “Strong winds are expected Sunday...

 

Two talented youngsters Arsenal must send out on loan this season

Arsenal have packed their squad with quality over the summer and there could yet be more additions. This is all well and good, but what shouldn't be forgotten about is the club's quality youngsters. Without game time they won't fulfil their potential...

Metro, 08:45 in Sport
 
60 jobs being created as building starts on new Eco2 power station

60 jobs being created as building starts on new Eco2 power station

A "GREEN" power station near Brigg is on the way to completion, and could create up to 60 jobs. An eco-power plant is being constructed on the site of the old Brigg sugar factory in Scawby Brook, which will generate enough power to supply...

 
Community festival showcases groups

Community festival showcases groups

Thousands of youngsters and residents descended on Blyth town centre to showcase their talents and organisations. Silx Teen Bar held a Youth Festival in Blyth Market Square and the event was hailed a great success. Thousands of children, young people...

 
Playing for trophy after a 75-year gap

Playing for trophy after a 75-year gap

A silver cricket cup found in a hospital store cupboard is to be played for this weekend for the first time in 75 years. Teams will compete for the Thomas Knight Memorial Hospital Cricket Challenge Cup on Sunday, August 17, in a charity competition...

 
Traffic and travel news, August 17, 8am

Traffic and travel news, August 17, 8am

Traffic and travel news from across the region The latest traffic and travel updates in Doncaster for August 17, 8pm ROADS No major disruption BUSES Adwick Lane will be closed from Monday 21st July to Friday 5th September. Service 52 will be diverted...

 
Two trapped in lift at club

Two trapped in lift at club

Two people had to be rescued from a lift in Doncaster town centre last night after it became stuck. Firefighters were called out to the Mecca Bingo club on East Laithe Gate at 9.30pm after they had become trapped. The crew had to push a hydraulic lift...

 
Met Office issue weather warning for strong winds

Met Office issue weather warning for strong winds

The Met Office has issued a weather waning for strong winds throughout today (Sunday). The Yellow “be aware” warning for Yorkshire and the Humber is valid until 11.45pm this evening. A Met Office spokesperson said: “Strong winds are expected Sunday...

 
Met Office issue weather warning for strong winds

Met Office issue weather warning for strong winds

The Met Office has issued a weather waning for strong winds throughout today (Sunday). The Yellow “be aware” warning for Yorkshire and the Humber is valid until 11.45pm this evening. A Met Office spokesperson said: “Strong winds are expected Sunday...

 
‘Perfect’ marriage for diamond Bilton couple

‘Perfect’ marriage for diamond Bilton couple

Love and understanding it he key to a long lasting marriage, according to a Bilton couple. Bill and Muriel Hammond were joined by family and friends to celebrate 60 happy years together. The couple’s diamond anniversary was on July 31. Muriel, 85 and...

 

Jackie Chan: ‘I hate violence’

Jackie Chan: ‘I’ve wanted to retire for a long time. But people keep offering me good scripts – although not romance films’ Photograph: Pål Hansen for the Observer When you say that you are meeting Jackie Chan, everyone grins. Friends, family,...

 
The woman who went to the library and read every book on the shelf

The woman who went to the library and read every book on the shelf

Phyllis Rose photographed last week at the New York Society Library by Mike McGregor for the Observer New Review. In the summer of 2011, during the quieter days that followed hurricane Irene, the writer Phyllis Rose headed to the New York Society...

 
Scottish theatres lukewarm over referendum

Scottish theatres lukewarm over referendum

A month from now, Scotland will decide if it is to be an independent country. Neither the Yes nor the No campaign has been overburdened with dramatic incident - but what of those whose business is drama? Have playwrights in Scotland risen to the...

BBC, 08:58 in Art & Culture
 


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