News archive from 18 May 2015, page 19

Etwall and Swadlincote to host disability badminton

DISABILITY badminton sessions are to provide family fun in a relaxed setting. South Derbyshire Sport's village games team has organised the weekly event to run every Sunday afternoon at two leisure centre locations. Etwall Leisure Centre, in Hilton...

 

Police appeal for information after Wyggeston Fish Bar, in Wyggeston Street, Burton, has windows smashed

POLICE are appealing for information after vandals smashed the windows of a chip shop. Officers were called to Wyggeston Fish Bar, in Wyggeston Street, Burton, at 4.25am on Sunday, May 3, after reports that windows had been smashed at the premises....

 

Engage and enjoy sport at Burton Albion Community Trust sessions in Stapenhill

NEW multi-sport and football sessions have been announced by a community trust. Albion2Engage, a project that is part of the Burton Albion Community Trust, will run the weekly event at Edgehill Community Park, in Stapenhill. This event is to be held...

 
How can you back the campaign?

How can you back the campaign?

HAVE a look in your pocket, or down the back of the sofa - the chances are there will be a few pennies there. This is exactly the type of thing which could help to boost our efforts to plant trees to honour our fallen heroes. Mail editor Emma Turton...

 

Brick thrown at Stretton window

INJURIES have been avoided after a brick was thrown through the window of a home in Stretton. The incident happened in Fir Tree Avenue, Stretton, at around 10.15pm on Monday, May 4. No-one inside the house was hurt but police have appealed for...

 

Mail Says: Awards will honour our champions

CHAMPION and hero are words which, in modern society, can be bandied about a little too much. In everything from football to everyday life, the monikers are freely wheeled out when, often, they are not fit to be used. However, away from the false...

 

Change of plan for Swadlincote's Magic Attic

A WALK scheduled to take place this week has been cancelled. The Magic Attic stroll around Burton with Arthur Roe, planned for Wednesday, is no longer taking place. The group has confirmed the next event will be a talk at 7.30pm on Wednesday, June 17,...

 

Seek help plea from Burton's Radis Community Care in Dementia Awareness Week

A HOME care provider is urging people not to 'suffer in silence' if a loved one is showing early signs of dementia and to seek help and support. Radis Community Care, which has a branch in Cross Street, Burton, support adults to live independently in...

 
Young footballers clinch league title

Young footballers clinch league title

A Mirfield junior football coach has praised his team after they fought back from a heavy defeat to clinch the league title. Battyeford Under 11s A team were mauled 5-1 by Ossett Albion on a rainy pitch away from home. But a stunning run a form led to...

 

Mail Says: Free parking plans would be a big hit

IF you were to ask people the differences between Burton and South Derbyshire the answers would be long and varied. However, one easy difference to pick on concerns parking. Currently shoppers heading to Swadlincote can enjoy free parking, whereas...

 
Go behind-the-scenes at Staffordshire police open day

Go behind-the-scenes at Staffordshire police open day

AN open day will allow people to take a rare peek behind the scenes of the police force that serves Burton. Members of the public are invited to come along to Staffordshire Police's headquarters and take a look at a large range of vehicles on display,...

 

Answers sought on missing £7,000 raised in Castle Gresley back in 1977

A HEATED debate has taken place over the whereabouts of a pot of money which was collected in 1977 during the Queen's Silver Jubilee. Questions were raised by members of the packed audience at the annual meeting of Castle Gresley Parish Council....

 
TRAFFIC: Lincolnshire’s roads looking clear this morning, Monday

TRAFFIC: Lincolnshire’s roads looking clear this morning, Monday

There are no unusual delays or incidents on the roads around Lincolnshire this morning other than planned roadworks already in situ. All train services are reported to be running to time. Seen a queue or delay? Email paul.fisher@jpress.co.uk​ or let...

 

The Human Rights Act spells peril for Cameron

Meet the “Runnymede Tories”. The most prominent of their number, David Davis, likes the label, so it might just stick: shorthand for those Conservatives compelled by a strong belief in civil liberties and the tradition of ancestral freedoms, enshrined...

Guardian, 07:13 in Politics
 

Let the schools battle commence – without delay

It was 3.30am when the cold terror gripped. As Conservative after Conservative retained or vanquished seats, I rifled to find a copy of the manifesto and look carefully at their schools pledges. Somehow, it had never dawned on me they might be...

Guardian, 07:13 in Politics
 


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