News archive from 24 May 2012, page 7

Rooney must handle boredom - Keane

Wayne Rooney's biggest battle at Euro 2012 will be to stop himself becoming bored while he serves a two-match suspension, according to former Republic of Ireland midfielder Roy Keane. The Manchester United forward, who is currently recovering from a...

Daily Post, 07:05 in Sport
 

Chelsea manager decision looms

European champions Chelsea may appoint a new manager in the next couple of weeks and interim boss Roberto Di Matteo has enhanced his chances after guiding the Blues to their maiden Champions League title, according to the club's chief executive Ron...

Daily Post, 07:05 in Sport
 

Banned Barton faces club investigation

QPR are set to launch their own internal investigation after captain Joey Barton was handed a 12-match ban by the Football Association for "tarnishing the image of football" in the wake of his sending-off at Manchester City. Barton had...

Daily Post, 07:05 in Sport
 

Taylor won't defend Barton's actions

Joey Barton's behaviour in the incident which led to him being banned for 12 matches cannot be excused, according to players union boss Gordon Taylor. QPR midfielder Barton has been banned for 12 games over two counts of violent conduct following his...

Daily Post, 07:05 in Sport
 
WESTFIELD APPEALS SPOT-FIX CONVICTION

WESTFIELD APPEALS SPOT-FIX CONVICTION

Former Essex player Mervyn Westfield was sentenced to four months in prison at the Old Bailey in February. Westfield, 23, from Chelmsford, was jailed after pleading guilty to one count of accepting or obtaining a corrupt payment to bowl in a way that...

 
LONDON WELSH TO STEP UP PROMOTION FIGHT

LONDON WELSH TO STEP UP PROMOTION FIGHT

The Exiles' sparkling 37-21 first leg victory in Penzance on Wednesday night has put them within touching distance of silverware. But the far bigger prize of a Premiership place will elude them, subject to any successful appeal or even possible court...

 
Bewdley's new Mayor has already got down to business

Bewdley's new Mayor has already got down to business

BEWDLEY’S new Mayor is getting into the swing of his busy role, having already welcomed a royal visitor to the town. John Latham kicked off his civic duties by greeting the Duke of Gloucester at West Midland Safari Park. He has since met with...

 
Dad, 92 to climb Snowdon, while daughter hosts party

Dad, 92 to climb Snowdon, while daughter hosts party

WHILE her father, sprightly 92-year-old Allen Birch tackles Snowdon for upteeth time, daughter Des Birch will be holding a garden party to raise more money for his cause. “Everytime he does it he says it is going to be his last,” laughs Mrs Birch, 64,...

 
Olympic Torch arrives in Wyre Forest and Cleobury Mortimer

Olympic Torch arrives in Wyre Forest and Cleobury Mortimer

TORCHBEARERS, dignitaries and residents in Wyre Forest and Cleobury Mortimer will welcome the Olympic flame to the district today. Communities in Cleobury Mortimer, Far Forest, Callow Hill, Bewdley and Kidderminster have been busily preparing for the...

 
Jubilee Fountain in Boston's Central Park given test run before official switch-on

Jubilee Fountain in Boston's Central Park given test run before official switch-on

The fountain bubbles recirculated water down through three tiers into a collecting pool at ground level. It stands in the centre crossroads of pathways running through the newly-created Jubilee Garden and, in time, visitors will walk through a scented...

 
Fast tests for lung cancer after £95k clinic revamp at Boston's Pilgrim Hospital

Fast tests for lung cancer after £95k clinic revamp at Boston's Pilgrim Hospital

Clinics held each Thursday are allowing patients to get a faster diagnosis of their problem and this means they can then start off their treatment quicker. It is hoped the improvements will cut waiting times for patients who are vulnerable because...

 

Blimps flown in Ketton today

BLIMPS will be flown at two proposed wind turbine sites. Rutland MP Alan Duncan has been contacted by REG Windpower which has said its decision to not put up the blimps in Ketton has been reversed. Mr Duncan had written to the company to ask that the...

 
Mr Fips Wonder Circus opens near Stamford tonight

Mr Fips Wonder Circus opens near Stamford tonight

THE CIRCUS has arrived and trapeze artists, clowns and cartoon animals are set to entertain crowds over the next five days. The first performance of Mr Fips’ Wonder Circus starts at 7.30pm tonight (Wednesday) at the site on the A606 between Stamford...

 

HP issues British job cuts warning

Hewlett Packard has warned of cuts in its UK operation in a global purge that will see it axe 27,000 workers. The US technology company plans to make the cuts, which amount to 8% of its global workforce of almost 350,000 people, as it struggles for...

 
Book review: The Boy Who Could See Demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Book review: The Boy Who Could See Demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Everyone likes something for nothing which is where this idea came from, the Best Things in Life are Free! Put simply it's a website with loads of freebies from across the North West. News Local Regional National Entertainment Showbiz School News...

 


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