News archive from 21 August 2015, page 16

New traffic lane being built at Derby's bus station

New traffic lane being built at Derby's bus station

A NEW lane onto St Alkmund's Way is to be created to make it easier for buses to exit Derby's bus station. The work will take place over six weeks and will involve the exit being widened and a new lane created on the inner ring road in a bid to...

 

How I became a player in the dark and mysterious politics of cassowary conservation

Last week I did this cartoon about cassowaries, I had been meaning to do it for ages and it turned out to be quite timely. I unwittingly became a player in the dark and mysterious politics of cassowary conservation. In January of this year I went to...

Guardian, 06:48 in Politics
 

Championship is so tight as Derby County seek first victory

IF evidence was needed to highlight how tight the Championship is, and is likely to be for Derby County, the stats provide it. More than half (18) of the 35 fixtures completed ended in a draw. This week, alone, shows the competitive nature of the...

Burton Mail, 06:48 in Sport
 
Derby County ladies look to continue good start to season as Rams push to Women's Super League

Derby County ladies look to continue good start to season as Rams push to Women's Super League

DERBY County ladies continued where they left off last season with an opening day home victory over newly promoted Guiseley Vixens in the FA Women's Premier League Northern Section. First half goals from new signing Katie Lowder and last seasons top...

Burton Mail, 06:48 in Sport
 
Derby County skipper Chris Baird to switch to midfield against Birmingham City

Derby County skipper Chris Baird to switch to midfield against Birmingham City

SKIPPER Chris Baird is set to start in midfield for Derby County against Birmingham City tonight. The experienced utility man has lined up at right-back in the three Championship matches to date, but he has moved into midfield due to injuries during...

Burton Mail, 06:48 in Sport
 
Plan lodged for new houses at equestrian site

Plan lodged for new houses at equestrian site

Plans have been lodged to demolish an existing riding arena and outbuildings to create 15 new houses, including four affordable properties. The scheme has been submitted to Northumberland County Council by David Blackshaw and is earmarked for land at...

 
Villagers raise fears after new homes bid submitted

Villagers raise fears after new homes bid submitted

Residents have come together to say enough is enough when it comes to housing developments in their village. Longhorsley Village Hall was packed earlier this month for a meeting to discuss outline plans for up to five dwellings on land west of Church...

 
New hands at the Wheel

New hands at the Wheel

The date July 21 marked the handover from Inner Wheel Club immediate past president June Etterley to president Carole Richmond at The Sun Hotel, Warkworth. The handing over of the chain of office was followed by a most pleasant meal. The ladies then...

 
PNE boss’s faith is well placed

PNE boss’s faith is well placed

Simon Grayson believes his Preston North End players are repaying the faith that he has shown in them. The PNE team which has begun the new season in the Championship is predominantly the same one which swept to promotion from League One. Question...

 
Morecambe boss Bentley: My minnows can shock big boys Portsmouth

Morecambe boss Bentley: My minnows can shock big boys Portsmouth

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley believes a victory over Portsmouth on Saturday would be like a classic cup upset. Paul Cook’s side are the favourites to win League 2 this season and start their climb back up the divisions after two disappointing years in...

 
Shaun Beeley relishing responsibility of leading Morecambe

Shaun Beeley relishing responsibility of leading Morecambe

Shaun Beeley is relishing leading out Morecambe in the absence of injured captain Peter Murphy. Last year’s player of the year has taken the armband after Murphy suffered a serious knee injury just eight minutes into his competitive Shrimps debut at...

 

Greek island holiday guide: the Argo-Saronic islands and Kythira

The Argo-Saronic islands hug the coast between Piraeus, the port of Athens, and the Peloponnese, the stunning southern mainland of Greece. They could easily fill a holiday on their own but, combined with Athens and the mainland, would make for a trip...

Guardian, 06:49 in Travel
 
Ruen Brothers to launch debut EP in Scunthorpe

Ruen Brothers to launch debut EP in Scunthorpe

AMERICA beckons but Scunthorpe's Ruen Bothers can think of no better place to launch their debut EP than Sunny Scunny. A headlining November tour of the UK to promote Summer Sun is planned and siblings Henry and Rupert Stansall are hoping the...

 

Pedro payment breakdown: Chelsea agree appearance-based deal that Man Utd failed to strike

The Blues confirmed their new signing had penned a four-year contract yesterday. They had triggered the winger's €30m release clause and beat Manchester United to the 28-year-old, despite reports United had agreed terms over a move. But it is...

 
Malmo's tirade of abuse at Celtic stars sets up explosive Champions League decider next week

Malmo's tirade of abuse at Celtic stars sets up explosive Champions League decider next week

MOUTHY Malmo last night launched a tirade of abuse at Celtic – and set up an explosive Champions League decider next week. The Swedes are trailing 3-2 going into Tuesday’s second-leg showdown in their sold-out Swedbank Stadion. Jo Inge’s Berget two...

 


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