News archive from 21 August 2015, page 14

Scunthorpe man becomes Football League official - Nostalgia

SCUNTHORPE official Keith Lawson was getting ready to make his debut as a Football League linesman in August 2000 after gaining promotion to the prestigious national list. He had finished the previous season as one of the highest performing referees...

 
Hartlepool osteopath puts his back into being a knight

Hartlepool osteopath puts his back into being a knight

A Hartlepool history buff is taking centre stage at a re-enactment event. Phillip Ainsley, who is from the Dawn of Chivalry re-enactment group, is the man behind the mask who will be taking part in a Knight’s Tournament at Belsay Hall, Castle and...

 
Hartlepool’s first Colour Run is a sell-out

Hartlepool’s first Colour Run is a sell-out

A colourful new fundraiser taking place in Hartlepool this weekend is a sell-out. Hartlepool & District Hospice says it is delighted its Colour Run tomorrow has captured people’s imagination. We have been amazed with the response to the Colour Run...

 
Increase in young road casualties on Wales's roads

Increase in young road casualties on Wales's roads

The number of young people killed or seriously injured on the roads in Wales has risen by 8% in the past year. There were 272 causalities aged 16 to 24 in 2014, including 22 deaths, up from 253 the year before. Road safety charity Brake called for...

BBC, 06:30 in Regional
 
Paul Caddis warns: Birmingham City aren't the 'soft' side they were last season

Paul Caddis warns: Birmingham City aren't the 'soft' side they were last season

Paul Caddis says Birmingham City go into Friday night’s clash with Derby County confident that they are not the same ‘soft’ side they were when the Rams last visited St Andrew’s. That was on Boxing Day last year when Steve McClaren’s side looked every...

 
‘Young workers could be key to success’

‘Young workers could be key to success’

Small and medium sized businesses in the North West believe future success relies on their ability to recruit so-called millennials - those born between 1980 and 2000. But they recognise that they need to do more to attract them, according to new...

 
Kevin McGuigan: Peter Robinson in warning over ex-IRA man's murder in Belfast

Kevin McGuigan: Peter Robinson in warning over ex-IRA man's murder in Belfast

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson says he will ask the Northern Ireland secretary to intervene if it is proved that the Provisional IRA were involved in Kevin McGuigan Sr's murder. Mr McGuigan was shot dead at his home in east Belfast...

BBC, 06:33 in Regional
 
Sheffield health inequalities predicted to increase with £2m cut planned

Sheffield health inequalities predicted to increase with £2m cut planned

Health inequalities in Sheffield and South Yorkshire will increase as a result of Government plans to cut millions from local authority budgets from January, the Royal College of Nursing has warned. More than £2.1m is to be axed from Sheffield...

 
NI state papers: Changes to length of time before publication

NI state papers: Changes to length of time before publication

Government papers from 1987 have been released 28 years after publication as part of phased changes that are being introduced. It is part of plans to release government papers after 20 years instead of the current 30 year rule. The 1987 papers show...

BBC, 06:34 in Regional
 
Sheffield health inequalities predicted to increase with £2m cut planned

Sheffield health inequalities predicted to increase with £2m cut planned

Health inequalities in Sheffield and South Yorkshire will increase as a result of Government plans to cut millions from local authority budgets from January, the Royal College of Nursing has warned. More than £2.1m is to be axed from Sheffield...

 
Scunthorpe bargains: Best buys at Tesco, Lidl, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi, Sainsbury's & Iceland

Scunthorpe bargains: Best buys at Tesco, Lidl, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi, Sainsbury's & Iceland

Best buys as supplied for the North Lincolnshire stores of Tesco, Lidl, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi, Sainsbury's & Iceland. SAINSBURY'S Sainsbury's Greek Feta 200g: Only £1.30: Save 30p (offer valid until 25/08/2015) Flora Light Spread 1kg: Only £2.00:...

 
We mustn’t drag our feet over fracking decisions

We mustn’t drag our feet over fracking decisions

On Tuesday I was pleased to cheer on the Shrimps for the first home game of the season and draw the prize winning ticket at the half time draw. Although they were defeated the goal did come in extra time and the team played brilliantly. It is...

 
Closed down care home slammed by health watchdog

Closed down care home slammed by health watchdog

A care home that was shut down by its owner has been slammed in a report by the health watchdog. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated West House Care Home in Quarry Road, Dewsbury, inadequate and reported residents were not kept safe, people’s...

 

Private dinners, lavish parties and shoulder rubbing. How coal giant Adani charmed Australia's political elite

Why is it that for so long and under such extreme pressure, Australian political leaders of both dominant stripes have stood by one of the most controversial coal projects in the country’s history? The project in question is the Carmichael coal mine –...

Guardian, 06:38 in Business
 

GST to be levied on overseas sales from 2017, says Joe Hockey

State and territory treasurers have agreed to apply the GST to offshore sales into the Australian market. From July 2017, the GST will apply to all products and services sold by vendors overseas into Australia. Currently, products worth less than...

Guardian, 06:38 in Business
 


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