News archive from 23 January 2016, page 15

Haiti cancels presidential election as violence erupts

Haiti has called off its presidential election just two days before it was due to take place over concerns of escalating violence sparked by the opposition candidate’s refusal to take part in a vote he said was riddled with fraud. The Provisional...

 

Now the call is for all-out strike

A phenomenally successful day of action by 1.5 million council, health service, and university manual workers has given Britain a taste of things to come as the public service unions pursue their demands for an immediate “going rate” pay rise and a...

 
READER LETTER: Looking for Worksop based musicians

READER LETTER: Looking for Worksop based musicians

I’m trying to make contact with some Worksop-based musicians I used to play with in the 80s - Dale Roberts (Silent Running) and Derek Taylor and Les Heath (Veiled Threat). If anyone has a contact for any of them, I’d be delighted to hear from you....

 
A55 drivers react furiously to latest batch of roadworks

A55 drivers react furiously to latest batch of roadworks

North Walian drivers have reacted angrily to the news that the A55 is set for another five weeks of delays. The Daily Post received plenty of adverse comment about the works, announced on Wednesday by transport minister Edwina Hart, and some support...

 

Lee Radford: Hull FC first-team spots are still up for grabs

LEE Radford has revealed there are up to four places still up for grabs in the Hull FC squad, with the clash against Hull KR tomorrow a chance for his troops to cement their spot. The Black and Whites face their cross-city rivals in the annual Clive...

 
Defender Anthony O'Connor hails Burton Albion as the hardest-working side in League One

Defender Anthony O'Connor hails Burton Albion as the hardest-working side in League One

ANTHONY O'Connor says Burton Albion's team spirit is the best he has seen – and believes the Brewers are the hardest-working team in League One. The defender, who turned in a superb performance in holding midfield in last Saturday's 2-0 win at...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 

Athletics: Sharman and Hawtin crowned at South Derbyshire Road Runners' awards night

DOMINIC Sharman and Christina Hawtin were the big winners at the South Derbyshire Road Runners' annual presentation evening. The event, sponsored by Trasu Support Ltd at Conkers Waterside, was the culmination of an excellent season for the club in...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
Athletics: Burton AC tackle cross-country championships at Sandwell

Athletics: Burton AC tackle cross-country championships at Sandwell

BURTON Athletics Club came up against a top quality field in the 2016 Staffordshire cross-country championships at Sandwell. With freezing temperatures and an extremely muddy course, the conditions were far from ideal and the athletes faced a tricky...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 

Athletics: Ivanhoe Runners overcome snow and ice to compete in park-run events

WITH the snow and ice leading to a number of cancelled events, Ivanhoe Runners enjoyed a series of park runs. Three members travelled to Ruschcliffe, with Andy Jeyes crossing first of the trio on his first trip to the event, finishing in a time of...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
School athletics: Alrewas' All Saints C of E Primary School strike bronze at county competition

School athletics: Alrewas' All Saints C of E Primary School strike bronze at county competition

PUPILS from All Saints Church of England Primary School in Alrewas clinched a bronze-medal finish at the recent county athletics tournament in Cannock. A squad of 18 children – coached by Mr Redfern and Mrs Felton – qualified for the county-wide...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
Athletics: College student qualify for national championships

Athletics: College student qualify for national championships

FIVE Burton and South Derbyshire College students have qualified to represent the region in the cross country category of the AoC Sport National Championships 2016. Sophie Bayliss, Sarah Gough, Georgia Moore, Josh Durbin and Nathan Turner fought off...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
Former Shrewsbury Town defender Shane Cansdell-Sherriff says Burton Albion must stay mentally strong

Former Shrewsbury Town defender Shane Cansdell-Sherriff says Burton Albion must stay mentally strong

BURTON Albion must stay mentally strong if they are to take another three points today. The Brewers host Shrewsbury Town at the Pirelli Stadium (3pm kick-off), two points clear of Walsall at the top of League One. The Shrews, by contrast, are 21st in...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
Opposition view: Shrewsbury Town boss Micky Mellon says side are ready for Burton Albion

Opposition view: Shrewsbury Town boss Micky Mellon says side are ready for Burton Albion

MICKY Mellon believes there is no better place for his Shrewsbury Town side to find their consistency again than at league leaders Burton Albion. The Brewers host the Shrews at the Pirelli Stadium today (3pm kick-off), two points clear of...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
Anvil Hire Yamaha back in testing at Almeria ahead of 2016 British Superbike Championship

Anvil Hire Yamaha back in testing at Almeria ahead of 2016 British Superbike Championship

BRITISH Superbikes outfit Anvil Hire Yamaha return to Spain this weekend for two days of pre-season testing. Following the Christmas break, where the Swadlincote team worked on crucial areas to improve the R1s before the start of the season on April...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 
Derby County defender Stephen Warnock: we'll put things right against Burnley

Derby County defender Stephen Warnock: we'll put things right against Burnley

DERBY County defender Stephen Warnock is confident the Rams can rediscover their form against promotion rivals Burnley. They travel to Turf Moor on Monday night on the back of a chastening 3-0 home defeat to Birmingham City. A run of four league games...

Burton Mail, 05:53 in Sport
 


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