News archive from 20 October 2014, page 22

The danger of common childhood illnesses: Tonsillitis and ear infections 'can cause hearing loss in later...

Common childhood illnesses such as tonsillitis and ear infections can cause hearing loss later in life, according to results from a famous study. The Newcastle Thousand Families Study monitored 1,142 Newcastle-born babies from 1947 to the present day,...

Daily Mail, 07:53 in Health
 
West Nottinghamshire College £5.8 million engineering centre in Sutton will plug skills gaps

West Nottinghamshire College £5.8 million engineering centre in Sutton will plug skills gaps

A state-of-the-art training centre that is preparing young people and adults for careers in engineering has opened its doors in Sutton. West Nottinghamshire College has invested £5.8 million in creating a flagship engineering and automotive hub that...

 
Derbyshire travel update – GRIDLOCK ON M1

Derbyshire travel update – GRIDLOCK ON M1

Here are the main problems on the roads this morning. There is heavy traffic on M1 southbound between J30, A616 (Sheffield) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield) in the roadworks area. The A517 Ashbourne Road in Turnditch is closed at the Hagg Lane junction...

 

Campaign to make corporations' tax affairs more transparent receives boost after SSE vows to be completely...

The campaign to make corporations’ tax affairs more transparent has received a boost after a FTSE 100 firm vowed to be completely open about its finances. Energy giant SSE will today become the first big company in Britain to qualify for the ‘Fair Tax...

 

CBI says targeted action to revitalise domestic supply chains could inject £30bn into economy by 2025 and...

Targeted action to revitalise domestic supply chains could inject £30bn into the economy by 2025 and create more than half a million jobs, according to the CBI. In a report, the group urges the Government and businesses to work together.  It also...

 
Derbyshire travel update – GRIDLOCK ON M1

Derbyshire travel update – GRIDLOCK ON M1

Here are the main problems on the roads this morning. There is heavy traffic on M1 southbound between J30, A616 (Sheffield) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield) in the roadworks area. The A517 Ashbourne Road in Turnditch is closed at the Hagg Lane junction...

 
New Bolton boss Neil Lennon sets his sights on reunion with former Hoops hitman Gary Hooper

New Bolton boss Neil Lennon sets his sights on reunion with former Hoops hitman Gary Hooper

NEW Bolton boss Neil Lennon is hoping to be reunited with former Hoops hitman Gary Hooper. Lennon has identified the Norwich City striker as the main man to help hoist his Championship side away from the relegation danger zone. Former Celtic manager...

 
Government must agree to a complete overhaul of the business rating system

Government must agree to a complete overhaul of the business rating system

The Star is today demanding the Government launches a complete overhaul of the business ratings system, an outdated formula which is crippling our High Streets. We are joining forces with hundreds of our sister Johnston Press titles, as well as the...

 
Star Campaign: Cut rates and revive city shops

Star Campaign: Cut rates and revive city shops

Sheffield traders have issued an urgent plea to "Save Our High Street' as astronomical business rates threaten to push them to the wall. Shopkeepers across the city are calling on Government to completely overhaul the business rating system to...

 
Trading sweat for success

Trading sweat for success

This week our column features a superb Ardath Tobacco Co Ltd photocard from 1936, which shows the mighty Brierfield Football Club team of the 30s. The card was presented to me recently by my good friend Lee Graves, of the online company...

 
Two councils idea needs more thought - Tory campaigner

Two councils idea needs more thought - Tory campaigner

Conservative candidate for Berwick, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, wants to see more details on a proposal to split Northumberland into rural and urban councils. Last week, her Labour counterpart Scott Dickinson called for Mrs Trevelyan to make her views known...

 
Star Campaign: Save our High Street

Star Campaign: Save our High Street

Doncaster shopkeepers have issued an urgent plea to "Save Our High Street' as astronomical business rates threaten to push them to the wall. Traders are calling on Government to overhaul the system to give them a chance to thrive. The Doncaster...

 
Help needed at Colne Cricket Club

Help needed at Colne Cricket Club

We were very interested to hear the views of Eric Greenwood in the Colne Times on September 19th following our airing on Sky Sports and would to second his comments and would like to thank him for his kind words. Receiving positive feedback brings...

 

Male brains are programmed to choose sex over food, research suggests

It's been the subject of many wine-fuelled conversations with our friends - if we could only have one, would we pick sex or food? Well, according to new research, male brains are automatically programmed to choose sex. Researchers observing a species...

Metro, 07:59 in Lifestyle
 
Pink diamond donation for baby charity

Pink diamond donation for baby charity

A Harrogate jewellers has designed a one of a kind necklace worth £12,000 which they have donated to Bliss baby care charity. Christopher Stoner’s has designed the unique heart shaped pendant which is set with over 150 rare pink diamonds. Christopher...

 


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