News archive from 23 April 2015, page 17

Town Hall extension plans may be revived

Town Hall extension plans may be revived

A bid to build an extension onto Morpeth Town Hall could be revived in a review of council assets. As previously reported, Northumberland County Council is planning a major re-organisation of town centres that could see services such as schools,...

 
Trio arrested over vandalism at South Yorkshire railway station

Trio arrested over vandalism at South Yorkshire railway station

Three men have been quizzed by police over graffiti at a South Yorkshire railway station. The suspects - a 19-year-old from Conisbrough and two Mexborough men aged 19 and 18 - were arrested by British Transport Police. Officers swooped as part of a...

 
Lambs killed by rampaging dogs

Lambs killed by rampaging dogs

A farmer has spoken of his worst experience in 70 years after his lambs were savaged by dogs. Seven lambs and a ewe have died after the attack at Howlett Hill Farm, near Bolam, at the weekend, and there are fears that many others could still succumb...

 
New park sculpture pays tribute to three Sheffield teens who died months apart

New park sculpture pays tribute to three Sheffield teens who died months apart

Three unforgettable stars - a new sculpture in a Sheffield park has paid tribute to three teens who died in tragic circumstances within months of each other. The statue, funded through a community campaign and largely organised by young friends of the...

 
Lights, camera, action in village for big TV series

Lights, camera, action in village for big TV series

A team of actors and crew has been filming scenes for a major ITV drama in a rural Northumberland village. The epic poem Beowulf is being made into a 13-part series and Hartburn was among the locations chosen to represent its Scandinavian setting....

 

Teens and tech: what happens when students give up smartphones?

Ask most teenagers if they would switch off and hand over their smartphone or gaming console for a week and they’d probably look at you bemused and ask “why?”. It’s hardly surprising. Their devices – smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles – are part...

Guardian, 07:23 in Learning
 
Uppingham town hall extension faces planning refusal

Uppingham town hall extension faces planning refusal

County councillors have been asked to reject an application to extend Uppingham town hall as part of a wider modernisation scheme. Plans to redevelop the 80-year-old building will go before Rutland County Council’s development control and licensing...

 
Cyclist injured in collision with car on Scotter Road near Berkeley Circle

Cyclist injured in collision with car on Scotter Road near Berkeley Circle

A CYCLIST has been injured following a collision on a major Scunthorpe road yesterday (Wednesday, April 22). Emergency services were called to the incident, which involved a car and bike. The accident happened on Scotter Road near the Ming Palace...

 
New 480-place Scunthorpe school gets go-ahead

New 480-place Scunthorpe school gets go-ahead

Permission for a new school to be built in Scunthorpe has been given by North Lincolnshire Council. After pupils and staff have moved into the new premises, the current buildings will be demolished. The new Brumby Junior School, on the Queensway, will...

 

Derby homes built on site of Philpotts blaze tragedy win national award

A CONSTRUCTION firm which built homes on a site where six children died in a house fire in Derby has been given an award for the development. Robert Woodhead Ltd won a Silver award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for its work on the site of...

 
Beware the smooth-talking conman

Beware the smooth-talking conman

DISTRESSED victims are warning Wigan residents to be vigilant after a smooth-talking conman took money from them in car parks. The scammer has been accused on social media of a string of incidents involving approaching vulnerable people outside...

 
Burton and South Derbyshire traffic, rail and roadwork watch - Thursday, April 23

Burton and South Derbyshire traffic, rail and roadwork watch - Thursday, April 23

Here is a breakdown of the travel situation in the area at 7AM. There are no major issues on the roads today across the area as of 7AM. However, roadworks are in place in Belvedere Road, Woodville, and Pack Horse Road, Melbourne. Report this article...

 
Robert Chalmers, of Newhall, handed suspended prison sentence following attack with a golf club

Robert Chalmers, of Newhall, handed suspended prison sentence following attack with a golf club

A JUDGE told a 50-year-old man who beat a former friend with a golf club he was 'lucky he wasn't facing a murder charge'. Robert Chalmers, of Newhall, was told he 'behaved like a two-year-old' when he beat Christopher Port in the street with the club,...

 

Husky puppy found and looking for her owners

A HUSKY puppy found in Ticknall has been handed in to vets in Ashby who are now looking for her owners. The young female (pictured) was found by a passer-by in Ingleby Lane in the village on Tuesday night. The puppy was taken to Woodward Veterinary...

 

BBC Bargain Hunt star Charles Hanson urges men to 'check themselves' for testicular cancer

A TESTICULAR cancer survivor is encouraging men to check themselves after it was revealed most males in the Burton and South Derbyshire area fail to do so. Etwall auctioneer and BBC Bargain Hunt star Charles Hanson has battled the disease and told the...

 


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