News archive from 19 October 2015, page 17

Kezia Dugdale: Read my lips.. inequality is still rife in our country

Kezia Dugdale: Read my lips.. inequality is still rife in our country

POLITICIANS should be careful what they wish for sometimes. Back in 1988 in the United States, when the first President Bush was standing for election he told voters to read his lips when he promised no new taxes. Voters did what he asked, and when...

 
Stoke City: Jack Butland here to stay believes manager Mark Hughes

Stoke City: Jack Butland here to stay believes manager Mark Hughes

MARK Hughes insists he isn't losing any sleep over the prospect of Jack Butland being tempted away from Stoke by a big-money offer. The 22-year-old keeper returns to the scene of a turning point in his career at Swansea this evening (8pm) after...

 

More changes to police structure in Grimsby to tackle rising crime - which chief blames on council cuts

CUTS to support services in Grimsby are partly to blame for rising violent crime levels, says Humberside's police boss. Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Grove says funding cuts to drug, alcohol and domestic abuse services by North East...

 

88-year-old woman trapped in car following crash during police pursuit in Cleethorpes

AN 88-year-old woman was freed after being trapped in a car following a collision during a police pursuit. The woman was lucky to escape serious injury after her black Smart car was hit with some force side-on by an Audi in Queen Mary Avenue, near the...

 
Daventry family fronts national healthy lifestyle campaign

Daventry family fronts national healthy lifestyle campaign

A family from Daventry have become the face of a new programme to help families play and learn together. The Magowan family, from Falconer’s Hill Infant School, Daventry, were presented with a framed family photograph on Friday as a thank you for...

 
Firm hopes move to Daventry will generate extra business

Firm hopes move to Daventry will generate extra business

A business that specialises in the design and manufacture of large-scale generators has moved to new premises in Daventry. Musgrave Generators, which was established in 1970 in Wigston, Leicestershire, has moved to a unit on Drayton Fields Industrial...

 
Derbyshire weather: County set for above average temperatures

Derbyshire weather: County set for above average temperatures

WINDIER conditions will be "noticeable" this week as unsettled weather takes charge. The start of the week is mainly sunny and dry according to Met Office forecasters, who say temperatures will be "above average". A spokesman for...

 
Neighbours call for fire brigade after hearing popping sounds in street

Neighbours call for fire brigade after hearing popping sounds in street

Concerned residents in Brierfield's Mansfield Grove called out the fire brigade after hearing strange "popping' sounds outside their properties. Fire crews from Nelson discovered the noise was being caused by a faulty electrical underground...

 
Police Scotland sort out 1.5m pieces of evidence and uncover Madonna's jumper, gold coins.. and 14-year-old scone

Police Scotland sort out 1.5m pieces of evidence and uncover Madonna's jumper, gold coins.. and 14-year-old...

EXHIBIT A: One rotten potato. EXHIBIT B: A 14-year-old scone. EXHIBIT C: £25,000 in gold Krugerrands, and... EXHIBIT D: Madonna’s old sparkly jumper. Police Scotland have been busy since last year sorting out 1.5million pieces of evidence that have...

 
Ex-cop Peeping Tom who secretly filmed woman in the shower covers up past to recruit new church singers

Ex-cop Peeping Tom who secretly filmed woman in the shower covers up past to recruit new church singers

A CREEPY choir master who used a spy camera to film a woman naked in the shower has been trying to recruit new singers. Peeping Tom Andrew Russel, a former police chief inspector, posted an online advert for members to join a new “choir with a...

 
Our pictures show shocking extent of the dangerous fake tobacco trade in Scotland’s biggest city

Our pictures show shocking extent of the dangerous fake tobacco trade in Scotland’s biggest city

THESE pictures show the shocking extent of the dangerous fake tobacco trade in Scotland’s biggest city. Glasgow – branded the UK capital of counterfeit cigarettes – delivered up a horrific haul of products to undercover Record reporters in just a few...

 
Chef beaten up by footballer and another thug blasts justice system after attackers walk free

Chef beaten up by footballer and another thug blasts justice system after attackers walk free

A CHEF who suffered horrific injuries when he was beaten up by a baseball bat-wielding footballer and another thug has blasted the justice system after both his attackers walked free. Steven Findlay, 45, was left with two massive splits in his head, a...

 

Army captain accused of shooting one of his own soldiers wins payout 10 times bigger than one the victim got

Albert Thomson AN Army captain accused of shooting one of his own soldiers has won a payout 10 times bigger than the one the victim got. Black Watch colour sergeant Albert Thomson received a standard military compensation award of £50,000 for the loss...

 

Is the deep-fried Mars Bar bad for Scots who have never eaten one? A University researcher is given...

IS the deep-fried Mars Bar bad for Scots who have never eaten one? An Edinburgh University researcher has been given £177,000 to find out. Nutritionist Christine Knight believes constant jibes about the bad Scottish diet help persuade us to eat...

 
Health: Ambulance trust hoping perceptions will change ahead of winter demand

Health: Ambulance trust hoping perceptions will change ahead of winter demand

Winter is looming and NHS trusts in Yorkshire are buckling up for another rough ride brought on by soaring demand. But at a time of “radical change” within the health service, bosses at the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) are urging...

 


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