News archive from 18 July 2018, page 19

Romeo crook Jason Hatton back in jail over string of burglaries

An escaped prisoner who persuaded his girlfriends to hire cars he used in a string of break-ins is back in prison. Romeo-style criminal Jason Hatton duped his lovers and friends into providing the wheels he used in raids across the West Midlands. He...

 

Leicester's Clock Tower turns 150 - but why was it built in the first place?

The Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower is celebrating a very special birthday today. The iconic Leicester monument was unveiled to crowds on 18 July 1868, making it a whopping 150 years old. It was designed by Victorian architect Joseph Goddard, who...

 
Liverpool man is one of Scotland's most wanted - do you know where he is?

Liverpool man is one of Scotland's most wanted - do you know where he is?

Scottish Police are keen to speak to a Liverpool fugitive wanted in connection with an £11m drug smuggling plot busted back in 2014. Mark Quinn is wanted on suspicion of supplying amphetamine following claims he was part of a gang involved in the...

 

Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel. Dr Dominic...

 

Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel. Dr Dominic...

 

Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel. Dr Dominic...

 

Mystery of the racing pigeon from Silloth which has settled on a Barrow roof

A HOME-OWNER was shocked to see a surprise guest arrive at her home - all the way from Belgium. The roof of Sylvia Whittall's home in Glenridding Drive, Barrow, has been the temporary home for a white racing pigeon since it landed on her eaves on...

 
Town Trust to put house back on market

Town Trust to put house back on market

A Town Trust-owned property which has provoked disputes with residents of Benson Road is set to be put on the market again, following the collapse of its sale last year. The Trust bought 7 Benson Road a number of years ago in order to open up a plot...

 

Youngster from four Hartlepool primary school take part in cycling event at Summerhill

Schoolchildren from four primary schools battled it out to take home the title of Hartlepool Inter Schools Balance Bike Challenge 2018 champions. Reception children from St Aidan’s CE, St Cuthbert’s RC, Holy Trinity C of E and St Joseph’s RC primary...

 

Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen...

 

Parents of ‘brightest star’ little boy appeal for BAME organ donors

The family of a “kind and loving” little boy who became an organ donor after he died have implored people from BAME backgrounds to back organ donation. The appeal from the family of Aari Patel comes as it emerged that an increasing number of people...

 

Veterans in Crisis: Northamptonshire coroner supports our appeal to log ex-military suicides

The Coroner for Northamptonshire has backed our calls asking for the suicides of former service personnel to be recorded. Anne Pember has presided over the county’s inquests for 23 years and recalls a number of cases where post-traumatic stress was a...

 

Mystery of the racing pigeon from Silloth which has settled on a Barrow roof

The roof of Sylvia Whittall's home in Glenridding Drive, Barrow, has been the temporary home for a white racing pigeon since it landed on her eaves on Saturday. The bird is believed to be one of a number tasked with racing across the English Channel...

 

Veterans in Crisis: Northamptonshire coroner supports our appeal to log ex-military suicides

The Coroner for Northamptonshire has backed our calls asking for the suicides of former service personnel to be recorded. Anne Pember has presided over the county’s inquests for 23 years and recalls a number of cases where post-traumatic stress was a...

 

Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen...

 


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