News archive from 24 May 2012, page 19

Probe underway into police chase crash

AN internal inquiry has been launched after two teenagers were seriously injured when a car crashed during a police chase. South Yorkshire Police has confirmed it is looking into what happened in the lead up to the crash in Station Road, Stainforth....

 

Meeting over opencast plan on cards

OPPONENTS to the plan to create a huge opencast mine in greenbelt near Trowell, Cossall and Awsworth are hoping to gather more support at a public meeting tomorrow night (Friday). More than 100 people attended a previous meeting in Trowell Parish Hall...

 

Charity day for uncle

A NIECE is planning to raise cash for a Parkinson's charity because her uncle suffers from the illness. Laura Edge is selling homemade cakes in the Cantelupe Centre in Ilkeston Market Place on Saturday and donating all the proceeds to Parkinson’s UK....

 

Cash up for grabs

Local groups are being invited to bid for cash to build better communities from a new £1m Derbyshire County Council fund. The council will offer one-off capital grants of £10,000 to £250,000 for building projects such as play or sports facilities...

 

Firm marks 15 years

ILKESTON based firm Atlas Composites has started celbrations marking the company's 15th anniversary. Since 1997 Atlas Composites has built a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of composites structures for motorsport, satellite...

 

Neighbours object to homes plan for former garages

FORMER garages in Ilkeston town centre could become 14 new homes if councillors give a plan the go-ahead at a meeting later this month. Neighbours to the former Wharnecliffe Garage site in Wharnecliffe Road have objected to the plan by Lincoln-based...

 
New garden on display

New garden on display

A COMMUNITY centre playgroup presented its new garden, created using more than £9,000 of Lottery cash, to neighbours in Shipley View this weekend. Raised beds for trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables have been installed at the Abbotsford Community...

 
Toys donated in memory of Amelia

Toys donated in memory of Amelia

HUNDREDS of toys have been handed over to the Royal Derby Hospital in memory of Ilkeston girl Amelia Rose Sutton. Amelia’s parents Louise Toplis and Adrian Sutton presented the toys to children on the Puffin Ward at the hospital on Saturday. They were...

 
New festival aims to cater for all tastes

New festival aims to cater for all tastes

AN award-winning pie company is making sure vegetarians have some yummy options at the first Delicious North East Food and Drink Festival. Jon Liddicoat, 32, founded the New Zealand Gourmet Pie Company last year after moving to Corbridge to marry his...

 
Hopefuls lining up bids to take over running of historic Elvaston Castle

Hopefuls lining up bids to take over running of historic Elvaston Castle

The council has confirmed the trust is providing it with "advice and guidance" on how to secure the attraction's future. But it will not say what form these talks have taken. Meanwhile, developer Richard Blunt, who is currently refurbishing...

 

Iran nuclear talks enter second day

Talks got under way again on Thursday morning, a diplomat said. Both sides have been publicly upbeat about the scope for an outline deal following a 15-month diplomatic freeze and exploratory talks in Istanbul last month. But in Vienna, western...

 
Revealed: Alder Hey's new-look £237m hospital

Revealed: Alder Hey's new-look £237m hospital

ALDER Hey's plans for a new-look £237m hospital were today set to receive government approval. The ECHO understands the treasury will give the go-ahead to the rebuilding project. It is the final hurdle which needed to be vaulted before the new complex...

 
Suu Kyi to make first trip out of Myanmar in 24 years - party

Suu Kyi to make first trip out of Myanmar in 24 years - party

Suu Kyi, 66, won a parliamentary seat in April after engaging with the reformist rulers once part of the junta that locked her up for 15 years for her fight against dictatorship. An official from her National League for Democracy (NLD) party told...

 

Jobs of teachers at schools in Litherland and Bootle in limbo due to legal stand-off

MORE than 100 teaching jobs were today in limbo due to a legal stand-off between council chiefs and a breakaway school. The government has granted conditional approval for governors at Litherland secondary St Wilfrid's high and Bootle's St George of...

 
Restaurant review: Inglewood Manor, Ledsham, Wirral

Restaurant review: Inglewood Manor, Ledsham, Wirral

Marc Waddington dines like the gentry at Inglewood Manor THE Wirral is full of surprises where food is concerned. Tucked away amongst its undulating hills and hidden by trees are some fantastic old stately homes which have turned their hand to serving...

 


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