News archive from 18 August 2012, page 19

Health worker’s complaint to hospital bosses over four cancelled operations

Health worker’s complaint to hospital bosses over four cancelled operations

Health worker’s complaint to hospital bosses over four cancelled operations A Bradford cricketer has complained to hospital bosses in Leeds after languishing for a week on their wards waiting for a simple knee operation. Kamran Siddique, 28, of Carr...

 

Soldier, 23, pleads guilty to attacking young fundraisers in city’s Mirror Pool

Soldier, 23, pleads guilty to attacking young fundraisers in city’s Mirror Pool A former soldier who attacked a pair of teenage charity fundraisers dressed as Spider-Man and Captain America because he thought it would be “funny” has been handed a...

 

Mobile speed cameras in use next week

MOBILE speed cameras will be in use at a number of locations next week. Motorists will be monitored by police from Monday in Uppingham Road, Bisbrooke, Stamford Road, Barnsdale, Uppingham Road and Main Road, Glaston and Glaston Road, Morcott. A number...

 
Tesco staff in football match for cancer charity

Tesco staff in football match for cancer charity

STAFF at Tesco in Kidderminster will be on the ball when they take part in a football match for Cancer Research UK tomorrow. The workers will take on the managers in the game to raise cash for the leading cancer charity, which is the supermarket...

 
Thousands turn out to countryside show

Thousands turn out to countryside show

THOUSANDS of people filled the Callow Hill Show Ground for this year’s Far Forest Countryside Show. About 6,000 people turned out to the event on Sunday, where they enjoyed more than seven hours of live entertainment, a food festival marquee, dog show...

 

Croft Bank wind farm plan criticised by opposition group

EARLY concerns have been raised regarding an application for a wind farm amid fears that planning details have "not fully been thought through'. Opponents aruge the proposal for six wind turbines, each measuring a maximum of 100m to the tip of...

 

Hopes high for erososion plan

COUNCILLORS are hopeful that revised plans to address erosion in Ponteland Park will be approved. A scheme for the bank of the river involving willow structures had been agreed with the Environment Agency, but the organisation later said it could not...

 

£2,000 boost for Air Ambulance

DEDICATED members of two Welton Le Marsh clubs have managed to raise a staggering £2,000 for a vital charity in the area. A cheque was presented by representatives from both the bingo and friendship club to Vic Parrock for the Nottinghamshire and...

 

South Shropshire winner in National Lottery

Camelot UK Lotteries Limited, operator of The National Lottery, has announced that the £55,153 prize from the Lotto draw on Saturday, July 28 – which had previously remained outstanding in South Shropshire – has now been claimed. A National Lottery...

 

‘A huge thank-you to Wonder Circus’

EDITOR - I would just like to write a few words with regards to Mr Fips Wonder Circus. On behalf of myself and Alive and Kicking I would like to thank them for a truly wonderful evening which kept the packed house entertained for the whole show,...

 
Dedicated volunteer honoured

Dedicated volunteer honoured

Left to right: Chief Executive Jackie Ballard with Geoff Thompson A LONG-SERVING volunteer has been honoured for his tireless commitment. Morpeth resident Geoff Thompson was presented with a Lifetime Achievement in Volunteering Award from Action on...

 
Carrying torch for Paralympics

Carrying torch for Paralympics

A SPORTSMAN from Liversedge, who amassed more than 80 medals during his career, has been chosen to receive the Paralympic Flame when it arrives in Huddersfield next week. Paul Cartwright is a former Paralympian and world champion, excelling in a...

 

Follow the guide for a top stag do

IT's a right of passage for any groom-to-be - the stag party. And to help the best man send off his pal in style, Batley Round Table has released a definitive guide to organising the ultimate stag event, from where to go and what to do, to how to keep...

 

Di Matteo happy with striking options

Roberto Di Matteo believes Chelsea could pose a serious Barclays Premier League title challenge with only two recognised strikers. The Blues have allowed Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Romelu Lukaku to move on, leaving them with only Fernando...

Daily Post, 07:08 in Sport
 

Rush: Wellens was my star man

St Helens acting boss Mike Rush hailed skipper Paul Wellens after St Helens bounced back from two defeats to hammer Castleford 44-12. Tommy Makinson grabbed two of the Saints' eight touchdowns, including a length-of-the-field effort, with top shows...

Daily Post, 07:08 in Sport
 


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