News archive from 22 November 2014, page 9

Paedophile Jailed For Life Over Toilet Rape

Paedophile Jailed For Life Over Toilet Rape

A man who raped an 11-year-old boy in the toilets of a shopping centre in Manchester has been jailed for life. John Ferrier, 69, of Ormskirk Road, Wigan, was found guilty of rape at Manchester Crown Court after already admitting possessing what police...

 
Volunteers sign up to rural mission

Volunteers sign up to rural mission

A project to help vulnerable people living in some of the most beautiful but isolated areas of the county has now seen 15 volunteers join up to make a difference. The Yorkshire Dales and Moors Community Connect initiative, launched in May, has now...

 
Home & Country: The joys of letter writing

Home & Country: The joys of letter writing

THERE'S nothing like a letter. The Son did a letter writing project at school and after the obligatory notes to the Queen and Prime Minister kept it up at home; writing to the Injured Jockeys Fund. By some stroke of luck his letter reached Jack Berry,...

 
Wildlife artist witnesses drama in the sky above York city centre

Wildlife artist witnesses drama in the sky above York city centre

I don't really frequent cities much and usually only venture into York once a year. But I've been preparing for a talk on where to watch wildlife in Yorkshire and so I thought I'd head into the city for a change of scene and to see what hidden...

 
GARDENING: Don't worry if you are still planting bulbs

GARDENING: Don't worry if you are still planting bulbs

There are lots of jobs on the "to do" list at the moment - who said things quieten down in gardens after summer? It's just less glamorous with a runny nose and numb fingers! Now the leaves have died back on my eucomis (pineapple lily) I'm...

 
Wolds Diary: Carols as festive season approaches

Wolds Diary: Carols as festive season approaches

HAVING SHAKEN off the worst effects of a cold I made it to a rehearsal for Pocklington Singers on Monday evening after a full day involving a trip to Scarborough to see my friend and visit the town centre. As Christmas approaches my life is suddenly...

 

Gabby Logan: 'A glass of wine with a baguette is my weakness'

Which beauty products do you swear by? A Canadian range called Metrin. It's a five-step programme involving a deep cleanse, a second cleanse, a light exfoliant, protective lotion then moisturiser. It only takes 10 minutes, morning and night. What's...

 
Comment: Our farmers can affect EU decisions

Comment: Our farmers can affect EU decisions

Farmers are occasionally guilty of complaining about issues over which they believe they have no control - the weather, commodity markets and legislation emanating particularly from Europe. But are they all really beyond our control? Well the weather...

 
Towns prepare to switch on their Christmas lights

Towns prepare to switch on their Christmas lights

Festive events are planned as communities and businesses get ready to welcome the visitors and shoppers for the busiest trading time of the year It’s nearly time for the magic of Christmas to light up the streets of Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and The...

 
More space for toys at new shop

More space for toys at new shop

A toy shop had an official opening of its new, bigger premises. Captain Neil’s toy shop, owned by Neil Waite, has moved to Market Street in Wellingborough and the new store was officially opened by the mayor and mayoress of Wellingborough, Jim and...

 
Driver arrested after car hit police vehicle in Sunderland

Driver arrested after car hit police vehicle in Sunderland

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a street disturbance which left two parked cars and a police vehicle damaged. Officers were called to Warrick Terrace, in Silksworth, just after 5am this morning after a report of a...

 
Cornwell Resolute Over Jack The Ripper Identity

Cornwell Resolute Over Jack The Ripper Identity

Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell has reiterated to Sky News her claim to know the true identity of Jack the Ripper. The best-selling author has long had a fascination with the notorious Victorian killer and has spent over 11 years researching her...

 
Teenagers held by police after flares cause injuries at A-League game

Teenagers held by police after flares cause injuries at A-League game

Two teenagers have been arrested after a woman and a boy suffered burns as flares were ignited at an A-League match in Melbourne on Friday. Police say a number of flares were let off during the second half of Melbourne Victory’s clash with Brisbane...

Guardian, 05:00 in Sport
 

Pulses Quicken over jungle Jake

Jake Quickenden put the x -factor into I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! when he arrived in the camp. The reality star, who made it to the live finals of the ITV singing show, was a huge hit with his female fellow contestants when he joined them...

 
Worksop: Swing band to play showstopping gig at libary

Worksop: Swing band to play showstopping gig at libary

The Notts Performing Arts Red Hot Band is a 21-piece lively swing band featuring some of the finest young musicians from all corners of Notts. The band will perform at Worksop Library on Tuesaday 16th December at 7.30pm. Playing an eclectic mix of...

 


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