News archive from 22 July 2018

'Brilliant' start to Tramlines weekend despite tram strike

Tramlines has got off to a 'brilliant' start, say organisers, despite concerns ahead of the festival about the impact of the tram strike. The Stereophonics got the party under way in style last night, headlining the main stage at the new Hillsborough...

 

Burton Albion verdict: Aston Villa crank it up after Brewers' best 45 of the summer

The seasons may have changed, but Burton Albion being involved in two wholly different halves of football at the Pirelli Stadium persists. This Bass Charity Vase friendly defeat to Aston Villa is a different situation, of course, from some of the...

Burton Mail, 20:54 in Sport
 

YP Letters: Fracking is an opportunity for our region

From: Lorraine Allanson, Rains Farm Holidays, Allerston, Pickering. I MUST congratulate Samuel Ribsansky on his very reasoned article regarding shale gas, the Northern economy and the importance of the UK’s energy security as we head into Brexit (The...

 

ELDC approves £750,000 Manufacturing Growth Incentive Scheme

East Lindsey District Council will launch a Manufacturing Growth Incentive Scheme in the coming weeks, following its approval at Wednesday’s (July 18) Full Council meeting. The Scheme is aimed at manufacturing businesses looking to grow in the...

 

Is this a UFO pictured flying in the sky above Leeds?

"This was nothing like I have seen before." Those are the words of Leeds resident Mick Glossop - who took these pictures of a flying object above his home in East Leeds standing at his front door one evening. The images, which were taken on...

 

Will my tattoo stop me from getting a job? What the law and Hull employers say about ink in the workplace

Earlier this week a Twitter user asked Humberside Police why it employed so many officers with tattoos. In a robust response, the force tweeted back to say it is more concerned with employing people who want to serve the community and show dedication...

 

Family pay tribute to popular Birmingham resort worker Harry Kingsland who was 'living the dream' in Ibiza

The family of a fun-loving young man from Shirley have paid tribute to a “true gent” who had been living his dream working and partying in Ibiza. Much-loved Harry Kingsland, 21, died on Wednesday morning after reportedly being punched as he tried to...

 

Match report: PNE 2 West Ham 2

Preston North End twice came from behind to earn a draw against West Ham United at Deepdale. Tom Clarke and Billy Bodin were on target for the Lilywhites in a well-contested pre-season friendly which provided plenty of entertainment. PNE goalkeeper...

 

Chelsea news: Cesc Fabregas and Pedro try out Aussie rules football on pre-season tour

Chelsea news: Cesc Fabregas and Pedro try out Aussie rules football   CHELSEA are currently on tour in Australia, and some of their stars have been soaking up the local culture. 1 / 10 GETTY Cesc Fabregas (left) and Pedro “Maurizio Sarri is finally...

Daily Star, 16:29 in Sport
 

Eden Food & Farming Festival kicks off week of festivities with Penrith on a Plate

Hundreds of people ascended on Penrith for the official opening of this year's edition of Penrith on a Plate. The week of celebrations started today, with the return of the Eden Food & Farming Festival to the town. It is the first of many events...

 
Maryport boys in heroic harbour rescue

Maryport boys in heroic harbour rescue

Two schoolboys who risked their lives rescuing friends off Maryport Pier feared they were going to drown in the attempt. Harvey Clifford and Kai Moore, 12, had been swimming close to the pier when they heard the desperate screams of two girls in the...

 

Barrow Fire Station needs you

Cumbria County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service is launching a recruitment drive to find new on-call firefighters to serve their community in Barrow. The new on-call crew of firefighters will be based at Barrow Fire Station from later this year....

 
Town referendum vote date set

Town referendum vote date set

THE ninth neighbourhood plan referendum in Stratford-on-Avon district will take place in September, it has been announced. Residents of Shipston-on-Stour will vote on Thursday, 6th September, whether or not to accept the plan which will help shape the...

 
Donald Trump slams lawyer over ‘Playboy model pay-off recording’

Donald Trump slams lawyer over ‘Playboy model pay-off recording’

President Donald Trump has slammed former lawyer Michael Cohen over reports he secretly recorded him discussing potential payments to a former Playboy model. Trump said on Saturday, he finds it ‘inconceivable’ that Cohen would tape his client. The...

Metro, 20:54 in Hot News
 

Spennymoor 0 Hartlepool 1: Luke James' strike sees Pools stroll to another friendly win

Luke James scored his second goal in pre-season to ensure Hartlepool United also made it two wins from two this week at Spennymoor Town. The 23-year-old reacted sharpest in a crowded area to turn in after Andrew Davies had hit the post from a Liam...

 


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