News archive from 19 April 2017, page 18

Tragedy of 'irreplacable' Shane Okuefuna who died on stairs of Great Thornton Street flats

A distraught father has paid an emotional tribute to his 'kind, caring and loving son' who died after being found slumped against the wall of a communal stairwell in a block flats in west Hull. Shane Chinedu Okuefuna's head was bent against the wall...

 

How Hull Marathon will be turning cultural for 2017

The Hull Marathon is set to turn cultural this year. Organisers of the RB Hull Marathon have announced more plans for the special City of Culture edition of the race, with specially curated artwork featuring every mile of the route. The race, which...

 

LUTTON DEATHS: Tribute paid to ‘kind-hearted’ Bernice

Tributes have been paid to a ‘friendly, kind-hearted’ Lutton mum-of-two who was found dead in her home last Sunday. The body of school teacher Bernice Williams (50) was found by police on April 9, two days after that of her husband Lawrence, also 50,...

 
Woman who paid 'white van man' to dump rubbish in Derbyshire ordered to pay over £1,000

Woman who paid 'white van man' to dump rubbish in Derbyshire ordered to pay over £1,000

A Derbyshire woman must pay over £1,000 after she hired a so-called 'white van man' to take away rubbish that was later found fly-tipped. Southern Derbyshire Magistrates heard how Lalarnie Hayburn had paid a man to come and collect her waste on three...

 

Shopping centre waves goodbye to manager

The Deeping Shopping Centre has announced that its manager Kevin Smith will be moving on to pastures new. In his five years with the centre, Kevin has brought new retailers to the area and has introduced key initiatives and community events to boost...

 

Blackpool: From the courts 19-04-17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court. Lee Morement, 35, assault, theft and criminal damage A father-of-seven repeatedly subjected his former girlfriend to domestic violence over a three-week period after accusing her...

 

IN-DEPTH: We need to talk about domestic violence in our communities

Recorded cases of domestic violence in Derbyshire have risen by nearly five per cent in one year. New figures show that between January 1 and December 31, 2015, 5,860 domestic crimes were recorded by Derbyshire Constabulary - increasing to 6,105 cases...

 
Guillem Balague gets asked if Spanish star will join Liverpool: Here's his answer

Guillem Balague gets asked if Spanish star will join Liverpool: Here's his answer

The Athletic Bilbao star made his international debut against Bosnia and Herzegovina last year. And The Sun claim his performances in La Liga have caught Jurgen Klopp's eye. Every Liverpool player's weekly wages revealed Saturday, 28th January 2017...

Daily Star, 06:34 in Sport
 

Former Wakefield Mayor and wife who fought same cancer in plea over test

A COUPLE who were both diagnosed with the UK’s second biggest cancer killer after taking part in a screening programme are urging people to take the test. Former Mayor of Wakefield David Hopkins, 80, and his wife Brigid, 72, have teamed up with...

 

Police thank public for help in snaring burglar

Officers in Peterlee have thanked a resident for vigilance in helping to track down a thief. A 37-year-old woman from Horden was arrested for stealing clothes from a washing line and a garden ornament in Ash Crescent, Horden on Thursday, April 13, at...

 

Stunning drone footage captures the beauty of Snowdonia

Stunning drone footage shows the beauty of Snowdonia from above. Dewi Fôn Evans filmed the video using drone technology to showcase Llyn Padarn Lake in Llanberis. The videographer has been in the business for 10 years and filmed the images over Easter...

 

Students create amazing wooden play equipment for school pupils

Talented students put their creativity to the test creating outdoor play equipment for youngsters. A group of East Durham College students were bursting with pride when they handed over their handmade wooden play equipment, including a boat, car and...

 

Schools should equip children for life, not exams, says Bear Grylls

Adventurer Bear Grylls has criticised schools for not being fully equipped to prepare children for adult life, adding that they need to "empower" young people more. The TV star, a father-of-three, said many people who go on to be successful...

 

IN PICTURES: Youngsters decorate eggs for Easter

A free Easter egg decorating stall in Boston market saw youngsters show their ‘eggs-pressive’ side over the weekend. The Boston More in Common group, which aims to encourage interaction and integration between communities, organised the event on...

 

Shaping Up: Tips for staying healthy at Easter

I love Easter time, there’s lots of fun to be had. Easter egg hunts, crafts, baking, chocolate eggs, hot cross buns. It’s always an action-packed couple of weeks with the kids. But diet wise, it’s a time of year that I dread! I’ve just about got back...

 


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