News archive from 18 September 2013, page 18

School going from strength to strength

School going from strength to strength

It is the first time that the school has ever performed above the Government floor target, which rose from 35 to 40 per cent this year. Mark Rushby, principal, says that the school is now in a position to build on that success and promises "year...

 

Wayne Rooney joins Man Utd elite with 200th goal for club

Manchester United 4 Bayer Leverkusen 2. Wayne Rooney received a standing ovation from the Old Trafford crowd as he scored twice to become only the fourth player in Manchester United history to reach 200 goals. On a night when Bayer Leverkusen were the...

The Week, 08:16 in Sport
 
'Hull City Council will feel very different in future': Brady exploring chief executive options

'Hull City Council will feel very different in future': Brady exploring chief executive options

Councillor Brady said: "I will be recalling the appointments panel in the next fortnight to look at all possible angles and options. We have to bear in mind that, with a shrinking workforce and £50m being taken out of our budget over the next two...

 
Hull's 'big one' honour for Preston Road gardener Dennis Shaw

Hull's 'big one' honour for Preston Road gardener Dennis Shaw

He said: "For me, the effort is all made worthwhile when someone stops and looks at my garden and says, 'Doesn't that look nice?'" "You think to yourself, 'I've created that', and it's a really lovely feeling that." This Friday...

 
Weather: dry start for Scunthorpe area

Weather: dry start for Scunthorpe area

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IAN RUSH: I struggled to settle in Italy but Bale won't have the same problem in Madrid... players are...

Ian Rush is a Liverpool legend, scoring 346 goals for the Anfield club in two separate spells on Merseyside. Capped over seventy times for Wales, and twice a European Cup winner with Liverpool, Rush won a host of individual honours, including the PFA...

Daily Mail, 08:23 in Sport
 

UK 'should remain at heart of EU'

Britain has a chance to question the foundations of its EU membership but it should remain at the "heart of European influence", the Institute of Directors (IoD) is due to say. Creating a genuine single market must also be high on the list...

 
SLIDESHOW - Thousands of illegal cigarettes are seized in shop raids

SLIDESHOW - Thousands of illegal cigarettes are seized in shop raids

10 Images TEN thousand illegal cigarettes were taken off Burton's streets following a series of raids on off-licences in the town centre. Police and trading standards officers swooped on three stores which had been under suspicion of selling...

 
Improved paths at Mareham Pastures

Improved paths at Mareham Pastures

The existing kilometre of all-ability surfaced pathway will be restored to top condition with new rolled granite chips. The work begins on September 20 and is expected to last a fortnight. 2 MEALS FOR £10 The Terrace Bistro & Tea Rooms View...

 
Dad targets schools with helmet safety message

Dad targets schools with helmet safety message

He was cycling to work at the time but was not wearing a helmet because he did not want to ruin his hairstyle. His father, Mark, has now started giving talks in schools to encourage more students to wear a cycle helmet. 2 MEALS FOR £10 The Terrace...

 
Drink-driver reached 90mph through Lincolnshire town

Drink-driver reached 90mph through Lincolnshire town

Phil Howes, prosecuting, told Lincoln Crown Court that police were told about the crash and within 10 minutes officers in a patrol car spotted Szwochert. He ignored a request to stop and instead drove away at 70mph in a 30mph limit. 2 MEALS FOR £10...

 
Motorists facing roadworks havoc in Boston

Motorists facing roadworks havoc in Boston

Councillors Carol Taylor and Mary Wright fear the roadworks will drive motorists out of the town at a time when businesses are hoping for a festive boost in trade. Councillor Taylor said: "This extensive road disruption for such moderate works...

 
Town centre support for Saturday night revellers

Town centre support for Saturday night revellers

The group of volunteers set up five years ago to provide a place where people who may have had too much to drink or who were lonely or experiencing difficulties could be safe, warm and dry. A member of the team, Jem Green, said: "We were finding...

 
Howzat? Stoke City ace Matthew Etherington teaches kids cricket

Howzat? Stoke City ace Matthew Etherington teaches kids cricket

It was part of a national programme aiming to introduce cricket in schools. The 'Chance to Shine' project funds sports lessons in primary and secondary schools across the country. Wow - Wow - Wow Hylands Ltd & Panasonic Store View details Print...

 
VIDEO: Recipes from Dame Judi and Boris help care home appeal

VIDEO: Recipes from Dame Judi and Boris help care home appeal

Liz wants to raise £3,000 for a new sensory room at the home for its dementia patients. She set about contacting celebrities through their agents - choosing famous faces whom she knew had been involved in charity projects before. Derby Carz- Great...

 


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