News archive from 17 October 2014, page 12

Owen: Van Gaal must be forward thinking about Man Utd strikers

Owen: Van Gaal must be forward thinking about Man Utd strikers

Michael Owen has warned Louis van Gaal that he will need to quickly bring success back to Old Trafford before his Galactico-filled strike-force becomes too old. The former England striker describes Manchester United's forward options of Wayne Rooney,...

 
Vieira wowed by 'incredible' Man City training complex

Vieira wowed by 'incredible' Man City training complex

Patrick Vieira has road-tested Manchester City’s spanking new training ground and declared “It’s a dream!” The Blues’ elite development squad manager has taken his young charges to the Etihad Campus this week, to try out the new facilities, believed...

 

LME takes battle to Washington after London warehouses win

When Britain's Court of Appeal handed a victory to the LME last week, knocking out a challenge to the reforms by Russian aluminium giant Rusal last week, the LME's head of business development, Matt Chamberlain, was in Washington, a source familiar...

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Happiness 'increases with age'

Britons get happier rather than grumpier with age, according to a new survey which reveals we find our greatest contentment at 58. The research suggests that people in the UK finally manage to get the work-life balance right towards the end of their...

 
Anger over plans for rehab centre next to social club

Anger over plans for rehab centre next to social club

A BUSINESSMAN has hit out at a council for agreeing to sell an unwanted building to a drug and alcohol charity on the doorstep of a social club. Walter Cook, who recently bought the Engineer’s Social Club in Hartlepool, criticised Hartlepool Borough...

 
Have your say on plans for Hartlepool’s new fire HQ

Have your say on plans for Hartlepool’s new fire HQ

RESIDENTS are being invited to preview plans for the re-development of a fire brigade headquarters. Cleveland Fire Brigade is planning to overhaul its current headquarters site at Queens Meadow Business Park, in Hartlepool. And members of the public...

 
Solicitor called in over ill councillor’s attendance record

Solicitor called in over ill councillor’s attendance record

A COUNCILLOR has defended his absence at council meetings and says he is battling an illness. Peterlee town councillor Frank Price has been unable to attend meetings of Peterlee Town Council for seven months – longer than the six-month period of...

 
Boss renews 10-year extension pledge for Hartlepool nuclear plant

Boss renews 10-year extension pledge for Hartlepool nuclear plant

THE boss of Hartlepool Power Station once again pledged his determination to extend the life of the nuclear plant. Station director Simon Parsons told a Hartlepool Neighbourhood Forum that he believes the station can continue to generate electricity...

 
Arrogant murderer faces life behind bars for Barnsley pensioner killing

Arrogant murderer faces life behind bars for Barnsley pensioner killing

A violent thug who throttled, beat and stabbed to death a frail 75-year-old grandma - all to steal her £104 pension money - is today facing life behind bars for her murder. It took just two hours for a Sheffield Crown Court jury to find father-of-four...

 
Talks begin with parents at Sheffield’s Hinde House School to defuse community tensions

Talks begin with parents at Sheffield’s Hinde House School to defuse community tensions

In-depth talks are under way between parents, staff, councillors and police in a bid to defuse tensions at a troubled Sheffield school. Problems erupted at Shiregreen’s Hinde House Secondary after two 14-year-olds were attacked by older boys, who have...

 
Sheffield’s best architecture design in running for top gongs

Sheffield’s best architecture design in running for top gongs

The finest examples of architecture across Sheffield will be celebrated tonight at a glitzy awards ceremony. Sheffield Civic Trust and the Royal Institute of British Architects have been running the Sheffield Design Awards and will select the city’s...

 
Owls and Blades join up for run

Owls and Blades join up for run

Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United are joining forces and calling on football fans across South Yorkshire to come together for a charity run to support city families living with cancer. The Sheffield Together 10k builds on the success of last...

 
Manchester doctor flying to Sierra Leone to join fight against Ebola says 'of course there's a risk'

Manchester doctor flying to Sierra Leone to join fight against Ebola says 'of course there's a risk'

A doctor from Manchester is volunteering to travel to West Africa to fight the deadly Ebola virus. Dr Amy Hughes, a lecturer in emergency response at the University of Manchester, is among more than 600 health professionals who have offered to travel...

 
Cyclist appeals for witnesses after hit and run crash on Oxford Road

Cyclist appeals for witnesses after hit and run crash on Oxford Road

A bus driver who faces ligament transplants to her shoulder after coming off her bike on Oxford Road in Manchester is appealing for witnesses. Ellie Neville, 35, was riding towards Rusholme when two men came out of the Ford Maddox Brown pub and...

 
Britain's oldest Girl Guide Betty, 106, is honoured by David Cameron

Britain's oldest Girl Guide Betty, 106, is honoured by David Cameron

Britain’s oldest Girl Guide has been honoured by the prime minister - after almost a century of good deeds. Inspirational Betty Lowe is still volunteering at the grand age of 106. She joined the Girl Guides in 1919 when she was 11 and is still a...

 


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