News archive from 22 November 2014, page 15

Friends Against Bullying awards ceremony highlights good work at schools

Friends Against Bullying awards ceremony highlights good work at schools

AN award ceremony has been held to celebrate the work going on in South Tyneside schools to help tackle bullying. The annual Friends Against Bullying (FAB) awards recognise and reward young people for helping to raise awareness of bullying and the...

 
Cancer survivor’s £2k thanks to lifesavers

Cancer survivor’s £2k thanks to lifesavers

A CANCER survivor has thanked the charities he credits with saving his life by holding a fundraising night for them. Father-of-two Gary Patterson was diagnosed with throat cancer in May. The illness saw the 52-year-old, of Tyne Dock, South Shields,...

 

Supermarket giant Tesco aims for third time lucky in bid for new Wirral store

A developer is aiming to make it third time lucky with a bid to build a new supermarket in a Wirral village. Opponents have twice seen off plans to build a new retail store in Wallasey village with more than 1,200 signing a petition opposing the...

 
Populist: Items of interest this week

Populist: Items of interest this week

Shite of hand Shock comic Jerry Sadowitz has made a rare video appearance to challenge Dynamo to a magic-off against his protege Toilet Duck, at “the top of the escalators” in the Finchley Road O2 shopping centre: Watch here. Nothing compares to U2...

 
My first case of online dating revulsion

My first case of online dating revulsion

A message has arrived from a man in south Wales. “Jessica, I knew the minute I saw your face that it was meant to be. Do you believe in love at first sight? I’m visited by intuition that I am the man for you. Send me a long message telling me all...

 
Events to help deaf community in Dearne

Events to help deaf community in Dearne

Two events to highlight the plight of deaf people with mental health issues will be held in Rotherham. Organised by South Yorkshire Service for Deaf People with Mental Health Needs, they will be held at Myplace Rotherham in St Ann’s Road on December 2...

 
HEALTH: The Lincolnshire woman who dropped three dress sizes after seeing a picture of herself

HEALTH: The Lincolnshire woman who dropped three dress sizes after seeing a picture of herself

I had been a bit of a yo-yo dieter all my life. I used to live on takeaways and would eat out a lot. But one day I discovered I weighed more than my husband, Carl, and I was absolutely mortified. That was when I knew I had to do something about it -...

 
An ale and hearty farewell

An ale and hearty farewell

When the pub went on the market, it was described as offering "one of the best leasehold assignments in the whole country". With its real ales, traditional atmosphere and location next to magnificent St John’s Church, The Ranmoor Inn is many...

 
Duncan Weir: I played football with Kilmarnock and sealed a move to Celtic but fun and scrums with the Gray brothers made me switch to the oval ball

Duncan Weir: I played football with Kilmarnock and sealed a move to Celtic but fun and scrums with the Gray...

IT IS almost a decade since Rugby Park was my home from home and I harboured dreams of catching the eye of Jim Jefferies. The Scotland team will play at Kilmarnock today against Tonga, our first experience of playing a Test match on a 4G surface in...

 
Pat’s 35 years of coffee ‘mornings’

Pat’s 35 years of coffee ‘mornings’

Pat Bashton raised a cup with Lord Mayor Peter Rippon to mark her 35th year of holding coffee "mornings' at her home in Beauchief in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. They weren’t alone. Another 150 visitors passed through the door on the day to...

 
Away form proves we're no bottlers says Hibernian's Paul Hanlon

Away form proves we're no "bottlers" says Hibernian's Paul Hanlon

PAUL HANLON claims Hibs’ away form this season is proof the players do not deserve to be labelled “bottlers” any more. The Easter Road men were criticised for being soft touches after last season’s implosion that saw them plummet down the 
top-flight...

 
Pedestrian raises Penistone Road crossing safety fears

Pedestrian raises Penistone Road crossing safety fears

Major roadworks which have caused congestion and chaos on Sheffield's second busiest road are finally due to be finished next week. The work to change a roundabout on Penistone Road near Leppings Lane to a junction, as part of a new Sainsbury’s store,...

 
Ocadao.com has appetite for Doncaster pork pies

Ocadao.com has appetite for Doncaster pork pies

The pies the limit for a Doncaster food firm after it signed a deal with upmarket etailer Ocado.com. The Topping Pie Company will supply a range of five pies to what is claimed to be the world’s largest dedicated online grocery supermarket. The three...

 
Kellie Maloney's sex change surgery hell: 'Doctors fought to save me - I’m so lucky'

Kellie Maloney's sex change surgery hell: 'Doctors fought to save me - I’m so lucky'

BOXING legend Kellie Maloney stared death in the face as she chased her dream of finally being accepted as a woman. The 61-year-old transsexual is set to reveal sensational details of her horrifying ordeal and how she nearly lost everything. She will...

 
Family life: Kids in America, It Was a Very Good Year by Frank Sinatra and pot luck stew

Family life: Kids in America, It Was a Very Good Year by Frank Sinatra and pot luck stew

Snapshot: When we were the kids in America My big sister Jane and I are enjoying the cool shade of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC, on a hot, humid August day in 1972. Richard Nixon is president, the US troops are still in Vietnam and...

 


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