News archive from 19 October 2014, page 14

Gainsborough: Lydia has them all laughing with memorable stories

Gainsborough: Lydia has them all laughing with memorable stories

Lydia Slack superbly entertained members of Gainsborough & District Ladies Luncheon Club at their October meeting with several side-splitting stories. Lydia, 23, a farmer’s daughter was brought up on a sheep farm in the Peak District and prior to...

 
PC attack on Tom and Jerry so sad

PC attack on Tom and Jerry so sad

Plans for the content of this morning's dairy took a last-minute change on Thursday when Mr Pendle picked up his daily newspaper and read that the cartoon series Tom and Jerry had been branded as racially prejudiced. The original subject was to be the...

 
Derbyshire: Cash boost for school sport

Derbyshire: Cash boost for school sport

Sports facilities at a primary school will be improved thanks to £30,000 of funding. Lea Primary School has been awarded the cash from Sport England’s £18million National Lottery funded Primary School Facilities Fund, which is helping schools provide...

 
Doncaster dance school celebrates 30th anniversary

Doncaster dance school celebrates 30th anniversary

A lifelong love of dance and a passion to see others sparkle on the stage is what makes Jackie Everton one of the borough's best dance teachers. NDFP-08-10-14-jackieeverton-(3)-Jackie Everton School of Dance at the Sadlers Wells Theatre, London...

 
Tartan Army mutiny: Scotland supporters revolt over sky-high ticket prices to see their heroes

Tartan Army mutiny: Scotland supporters revolt over sky-high ticket prices to see their heroes

THE Tartan Army have launched a revolt against the SFA over the hike in ticket prices to watch the national team play. An online petition has been launched calling for Hampden chiefs to rethink their pricing policy. Fans reacted with fury after the...

 
PC attack on Tom and Jerry so sad

PC attack on Tom and Jerry so sad

Plans for the content of this morning's dairy took a last-minute change on Thursday when Mr Pendle picked up his daily newspaper and read that the cartoon series Tom and Jerry had been branded as racially prejudiced. The original subject was to be the...

 

Can councillors count?

At a meeting of the full Council on Wednesday, 1st October, Labour Councillor Shah Hussain, Executive Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, spoke with reference to three potential travellers' sites in the Draft Local Plan. There are...

 
Weekend GP appointments available for winter

Weekend GP appointments available for winter

NHS services in North Kirklees have invested an extra £300,00 to meet the requirement for winter GP appointments. North Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group will make it possible for patients to book appointments for Saturday and Sunday mornings from...

 
Birstall woman’s rooftop bike ride raised £700 for children’s hospice

Birstall woman’s rooftop bike ride raised £700 for children’s hospice

A woman has played her part in an 874 mile bike from Lands End to John O'Groats all from the roof of a London radio studio. Hayley Brown, from Birstall, represented Yorkshire and raised almost £700 for Kirklees children’s hospice Forget Me Not by...

 
FFA to investigate Sydney derby pitch invasion

FFA to investigate Sydney derby pitch invasion

Football Federation Australia will on Monday investigate an incident at the Sydney derby in which more than 100 fans invaded the pitch with 10 minutes still left in the match. Sections of the Sydney FC support sitting in the Sky Blue fan section, The...

Guardian, 07:31 in Sport
 
Warwickshire College’s new £1.3 million centre to meet job demands

Warwickshire College’s new £1.3 million centre to meet job demands

A new £1.3m engineering centre for students will be built to meet the demands of a growing manufacturing sector. The new 6,000m² three-storey building will include specialist engineering workshops, 12 teaching labs, three computer labs and three...

 
Tickets on sale for Carols at the Castle event

Tickets on sale for Carols at the Castle event

Tickets are now on sale for Carols at Warwick Castle on the evening of Saturday December 20. The annual event, which will be led by the Choirs of St Mary’s accompanied by the Royal Spa Brass Band, brings together the community to raise funds for many...

 
A busy few weeks for sporting pupils at Stamford Endowed Schools

A busy few weeks for sporting pupils at Stamford Endowed Schools

Pupils at Stamford Endowed Schools have had a busy few weeks. Hockey players at Stamford High School learned how to improve their game strategy as they heard tips from GB Olympic bronze medallist Chloe Rogers. The Olympic hockey player spent the day...

 

Newcastle 1-0 Leicester: Alan Pardew delighted with match-winner Gabriel Obertan as Toon boss enjoys first...

It was a day of firsts at St James’ Park – a new giant screen which became detached and delayed kick-off by an hour, a maiden Premier League victory for under-fire Alan Pardew and the surprise appearance of owner Mike Ashley in the home...

Daily Mail, 07:34 in Sport
 
Made in England actor George Newton helps Wakefield learn

Made in England actor George Newton helps Wakefield learn

He is best known for playing tough-talking skinhead Banjo in the Bafta-winning film This is England. But actor George Newton showed his softer side when he was put in the hot seat by a group of children. Pupils from six schools in Wakefield turned...

 


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