News archive from 19 May 2015, page 18

Learn how to make eyes at four-day masterclass

Learn how to make eyes at four-day masterclass

Nottingham Trent University has launched a new four-day masterclass in making artificial eyes. The course in the bespoke craft, known as ocularistry, will be held next month by world-renowned expert John Pacey-Lowrie. The course will focus on the...

 
Experian fraudster caught after his mum shops him

Experian fraudster caught after his mum shops him

A fraudster who stole more than £4,000 from a Nottingham company was only caught after his mum told his employer. Ajay Singh pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on Monday. The 26-year-old of High Street,...

 
Wrexham council to appoint Barbara Roxburgh as new mayor

Wrexham council to appoint Barbara Roxburgh as new mayor

Councillor Barbara Roxburgh will become the new mayor of Wrexham at a ceremony later today (May 19). The Independent member who serves the Bryn Cefn ward has been deputy to outgoing mayor Cllr T Alan Edwards for the past 12 months. She was nominated...

 
Leeds nostalgia: Leeds female brickies from the war

Leeds nostalgia: Leeds female brickies from the war

In May 1943, with the Second World War in full swing, the RAF was flying over Rome, dropping leaflets urging them to surrender and closer to home bus workers were staging stoppages in protests over pay and conditions. Still, people still had to get on...

 
Lack of exercise costs the NHS in Lincolnshire more than £9 million a year

Lack of exercise costs the NHS in Lincolnshire more than £9 million a year

Lack of exercise costs Lincolnshire millions of pounds last year, according to the latest figures. Statistics from the British Heart Foundation reveal the care costs of treating people with long-term conditions, including coronary heart disease, due...

 

Racing Tips - 19/5/2015

Chelmsford City 6.20 ACASTER MALBIS 6.50 BAILEYS EN PREMIER 7.20 OAKBANK 7.50 ROYAL FLAG 8.20 SAVED MY BACON 8.50 HIGH SECRET (NAP) 9.20 AUSSIE BERRY Chepstow 2.10 ANOTHER BOY 2.40 MAGIC CIRCLE 3.10 GRAN MAESTRO 3.40 HALA MADRID 4.10 BELLE PARK 4.40...

 
‘Death trap’ restaurant’s former owner hit with huge fine

‘Death trap’ restaurant’s former owner hit with huge fine

THE former owner of a "death trap' restaurant has been given the toughest sentence ever handed out to a city food business for health and safety breaches. Wen Qaing Cai, who owned China House Restaurant in Aqueduct Street, Preston, was given a...

 
Young people from Derian House Hospice star in films

Young people from Derian House Hospice star in films

A children's hospice is set to feature in a series of documentaries aimed at highlighting issues faced by young people with a life-limiting condition as they progress into adulthood. Transitions is a series of four short films and will feature young...

 
Book charts story of top Lancashire family firm

Book charts story of top Lancashire family firm

A special house, a determined woman, her impulsive son and over 100 years of horticultural know-how - these are the seeds from which a Preston family grew one of Lancashire's most successful businesses. Now, a newly published book - Barton Grange: A...

 
Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin attempt to hijack Celtic's move for Dutch defender Mitchell Dijks

Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin attempt to hijack Celtic's move for Dutch defender Mitchell Dijks

HERTHA BERLIN are set to try and hijack Celtic’s £900,000 move for Mitchell Dijks. The Germans are poised to join Dutch duo Feyenoord and AZ Alkmaar in the battle to keep the left-back away from Parkhead. Dijks is leaving Willem II with just a year...

 

Premier League Darts Betting: Watch our top tipsters give their standout bets for London's O2 action

AFTER 15 stunning weeks of Betway Premier League Darts, it comes to down to London’s O2 and the play-off shootout. Michael van Gerwen, Raymond van Barneveld, Gary Anderson and Dave Chisnall head for the Capital looking to be the King. Both semi-finals...

 
Gordon Strachan: Ikechi Anya's a force of nature.. he's great fun and made me fall in love with football again

Gordon Strachan: Ikechi Anya's a force of nature.. he's great fun and made me fall in love with football again

GORDON STRACHAN is a big fan 
of Ikechi Anya. His eyes light up at the mention of the Watford’s winger and his delight at Anya being named the International Player of the Year by the Scottish 
Football Writers’ Association – he’ll get his award on...

 
Holyrood FAI proposals ‘appropriate’, judge rules

Holyrood FAI proposals ‘appropriate’, judge rules

SCOTTISH Government proposals to reform fatal accident inquiries (FAIs) will make them "appropriate for a modern legal system", Scotland's most senior judge has said. Lord Gill, the Lord President and Lord Justice General, will tell...

Scotsman, 06:45 in Politics
 
Motherwell striker Scott McDonald overjoyed as Record Sport tells him he's NOT BANNED for second-leg of play-off final after red card mix-up

Motherwell striker Scott McDonald overjoyed as Record Sport tells him he's NOT BANNED for second-leg of...

SCOTT McDONALD last night spoke of his relief after discovering he will be free to help fire Motherwell to top flight safety even if the red card he received at St Mirren on Saturday is not overturned. McDonald left Paisley on Saturday night fearing...

 
Gary Mackay-Steven: Celtic is so BIG the fans mob me when I'm trying to do my shopping in Tesco

Gary Mackay-Steven: Celtic is so BIG the fans mob me when I'm trying to do my shopping in Tesco

IT WAS only when Gary 
Mackay-Steven was out getting his messages that he truly got the message about the scale of his job at Celtic. When it takes you twice as long as it should to get round Tesco because every aisle is crammed with autograph hunters...

 


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