News archive from 21 August 2015, page 18

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...

 
Danny Higginbotham: Why Stoke may be happier at Carrow Road than the Britannia

Danny Higginbotham: Why Stoke may be happier at Carrow Road than the Britannia

"PLAYING away this weekend could well be good news for Stoke City because they go to Norwich with a big statistic in their favour. Out of the first 20 Premier League games this season, only five have ended up as home wins. And when you look at...

 
Ronnie Moore looks for goals from set-pieces at Hartlepool United

Ronnie Moore looks for goals from set-pieces at Hartlepool United

Ronnie Moore couldn't be happier with Hartlepool United's start to the season. Well, that’s not strictly true. The Pools boss IS pleased with four wins out of four and three clean sheet – but he wants more goals, specifivcally from set-pieces. There...

 
246 new homes to be built in huge new Scunthorpe housing development

246 new homes to be built in huge new Scunthorpe housing development

An estate of 246 new homes has been given the green light by North Lincolnshire Council planners. The application was submitted from the local authority's own estate management section, which is based in Brigg. The site given outline permission is...

 
Boy of five survives crash and calls dad for help: Dad, mum and sissy are dead.

Boy of five survives crash and calls dad for help: "Dad, mum and sissy are dead."

Facebook Kadyn Depasquale with mum Ellen Caswell and sister Kelsey who were killed in a car crash A brave five-year-old boy managed to phone his dad and the police to alert them following a car crash which killed his mum and fatally injured his...

 
Fishy goings-on on the beach?

Fishy goings-on on the beach?

A marine charity says research must be carried out to discover the reason for a huge increase in jellyfish numbers this summer. The huge barrel jellyfish has been seen on the Fleetwood, St Annes and Lytham beaches throughout the warm months. Now the...

 

VIDEO: National, Holgate and Bulwell academies all celebrate GCSE success but some are set to challenge...

Anticipation, apprehension and expectation has finally been replaced with celebration and jubilation for many and commiserations for a few as GCSE results day finally arrived. Years of hard work by pupils and teachers all culminated today in the...

 

Minimalism to miserabilism: the best directors working in Kazakh cinema

Kazakhstan’s film industry is growing impressively, producing both big-budget spectacles like Mongol and personal director-driven festival favourites. However the country’s films still have a low international profile, while at home the situation...

 

Attacker who knocked stranger out cold with single punch faces jail

The dramatic moment a visitor to Nottingham was floored by a single punch from a stranger was shown in court as his attacker faces jail. Ricky Scott ran up and hit the victim, knocking him out, near the Bambuu club, in Stoney Street, the Lace Market,...

 
Crewe Alexandra v Bury: We need to keep improving if we're to record first three points - Steve Davis

Crewe Alexandra v Bury: We need to keep improving if we're to record first three points - Steve Davis

STEVE Davis believes his Crewe side are improving but knows there is work to be done if they're to get their first three points of the season. Crewe welcome new boys Bury to Gresty Road tomorrow (3pm) hoping to turn their promising performance at...

 
Nervous students pick up results

Nervous students pick up results

It was a nerve-racking time for the town's students yesterday (Thursday) as they picked up GCSE results at Caedmon College. But there were celebrations all round as the college said it had recorded a 60% rate of five A* to C grade passes with English...

 
Man sold fake fags at shop in Stapleford

Man sold fake fags at shop in Stapleford

A man has been sentenced after an illegal haul of counterfeit cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco were seized at a shop in Stapleford. Aram Majid-Amin, from Derby, the manager of the Robert Bower retail shop - was sentenced to a 100 hour community...

 

Road closed after man dies in crash on A90 near Stracathro

A man has died in a crash on the A90 in Angus. The accident happened on the A90 near Stracathro at about 02:45. The main Aberdeen-Dundee road is closed in both directions at the scene - and diversions have been put in place.

BBC, 07:08 in Regional
 
MP gives up her councillor role

MP gives up her councillor role

Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff has decided to retire from her role as a councillor in Pontefract . Miss Sherriff, who represented the Pontefract North ward on Wakefield Council, took the seat from the Conservatives’ Simon Reevell by a majority of 1,451 at...

 

City of Derby Triathlon: Get set for Derby's latest sporting event

PLACES are still available for Derby's latest triathlon event, which takes place at Moorways next month. Following the success of the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon, Huub Events is organising the City of Derby Triathlon, billed as a perfect beginners'...

 


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