News archive from 18 June 2016, page 20

Sutton Coldfield school's 'ridiculous' on-off expansion saga prompts council apology

Sutton Coldfield school's 'ridiculous' on-off expansion saga prompts council apology

Parents and staff at a city school are demanding to know whether or not there will be extra classrooms for kids after education chiefs appeared to change their minds at least six times. The on-off expansion of Moor Hall School in Sutton Coldfield has...

 

Grimsby Town NEWS: Pearson was sorry to see Nsiala leave the club

GRIMSBY Town defender Shaun Pearson was surprised to see Toto Nsiala leave Blundell Park for a club in the same division. As reported, the 24-year-old made the switch to League Two rivals Hartlepool United on Thursday. It's a move that means Pearson...

 
FARMING MATTERS: Brexit is best for many farmers says our columnist

FARMING MATTERS: Brexit is best for many farmers says our columnist

0 Have your say There is a misconception that all farmers must be in favour of remaining in the EU because of subsidies. This is wrong. Farmers received grants from our own government prior to our entry into the Common Market, as it was then called,...

 

Inspirational cancer dad surprised live on ITV’s Good Morning Britain for Father’s Day

A TERMINALLY ill dad was surprised live on national television by his family and friends ahead of Father’s Day this weekend. Ben Ashworth, from Preston, appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning (June 17) so his family could let him know what an...

 

Rare screening of famous war film at Clitheroe Castle

One of the most famous films ever made is to receive a rare screening at Clitheroe Castle. The UNESCO-listed documentary, The Battle of the Somme, was filmed in the build-up to and first day of the battle, and subsequently viewed by 20million people...

 
Fears for distressed young woman seen getting into a van in Cleckheaton

Fears for distressed young woman seen getting into a van in Cleckheaton

0 Have your say Fears have been raised for the safety of a young woman seen in a distressed state with no shoes on in Cleckheaton this morning (Friday). Police are trying to track down the woman, thought to be called Bethany, who reportedly had...

 

Jake Connor signs two-year contract at Hull FC from Huddersfield Giants

HULL FC have secured the services of Huddersfield Giants' rising star Jake Connor on a two-year deal. The 21-year-old becomes the Black and Whites' second signing for the 2017 campaign after the club struck a deal with Salford's Josh Griffin earlier...

 
‘Celebration’ is theme for care homes open day

‘Celebration’ is theme for care homes open day

0 Have your say Care homes in the area will be taking part in the Care Home Open Day this Friday, and residents are invited to go along and visit. This is the fourth year that the national event is taking place, and the theme for 
2016 is...

 
Court round-up: Latest convictions at Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts

Court round-up: Latest convictions at Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts

The following were convicted at Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts between Monday, May 23, and Friday, June 10. Sheffield All addresses Sheffield unless otherwise stated. Wayne Atkinson: aged 23, of William Street,...

 
Musical event in aid of Sue Ryder

Musical event in aid of Sue Ryder

0 Have your say A fundraising evening of music and laughter in aid of Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice in Longthorpe, Peterborough is being held at Stamford Corn Exchange on Saturday, next week. ‘A Concert for Sue’ will be performed by the Stamford Corn...

 
Richard’s revving up for The Longest Day Up! charity motorbike challenge

Richard’s revving up for The Longest Day Up! charity motorbike challenge

0 Have your say A biker is planning to ride from Lands End to John O’Groats for charity – on a motorbike bought for just £350. Richard Piper, 62, will attempt the challenge on Tuesday (June 21) to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. Those taking part...

 
In or out? As the EU referendum looms, it’s time to decide...

In or out? As the EU referendum looms, it’s time to decide...

0 Have your say After months of campaigning, there is now less than a week to go until voters will have their say on whether or not the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union. It’s a subject which has dominated the letters page of...

 
One night with East Midlands Ambulance Service in Nottingham

One night with East Midlands Ambulance Service in Nottingham

As it faces some of the greatest challenges in its history, we went behind the scenes for 12 hours to see what it's like working with our local ambulance service. Reporter Tom Norton joined the Carlton crew on Friday as they worked from 6.30pm until...

 

Page: Revell signing ‘speaks volumes’ about what the Cobblers have to offer

0 Have your say Boss Rob Page says the fact Alex Revell has joined the club from MK Dons ‘speaks volumes’ about the attraction of the club. Ricky Holmes has left Sixfields and headed for Chartlon Athletic, and that is perhaps not surprising as the...

 

Allotments open day by mental health group

0 Have your say A group which helps people’s mental health through gardening will hold an open day later this month. Green Health will hold the open day at the community gardens near Daventry Country Park at the end of Welton Road between noon and 4pm...

 


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