News archive from 24 July 2018

VIDEO: Appeal to end child hunger has helped create 14,000 meals for kids in Yorkshire

A plea has been issued to shoppers to continue to support a food bank appeal aimed at making sure children do not go hungry this summer after providers reveal an unprecedented rise in demand for help - despite enough food for over 14,000 meals already...

 

Highfliers too strong

Alford Cricket Club Firsts entertained highflying Grantham in the Lincolnshire ECB Premier League on Saturday, with the visitors claiming a 147-run victory. Taking the field, Alford made early inroads into the Grantham batting, taking five wickets...

 

VOTE: Where are the best town centre pubs in Lancashire?

If you are doing a bar crawl through the main town centres in Lancashire, where do you go? Readers have submitted their suggestions. Here is a short list of town centre pubs. Vote for your favourite one here. Voting closes noon on Wednesday. The top...

 

Wild Challenge Week urges families to explore the wild together

The week runs from July 30 to August 5 and families will receive a free Wild Challenge kit to start their adventures. RSPB Leighton Moss nature reserve in Silverdale is hosting Wild Challenge opportunities, including a Big Wild Sleepout on August 25....

 

Residents' fears over housing development near Staveley

Residents have raised a number of concerns about a development which will see up to 75 new homes being built near Staveley. Chesterfield Borough Council approved an application for the Avant Homes (England) Ltd development on land at Cranleigh Road,...

 

Whitby's Endeavour replica has license approved

The owner of the replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour said he was “very pleased” after he was granted a premises licence today for the vessel. Andrew Fiddler was speaking after a day-long licensing hearing in Whitby at Sneaton Castle for his boat which...

 

Fears of further disruption as Northern prepare to reintroduce full service

A FULL service is set to return to a troubled rail line next week, but the move has left some "fearful" of disruption elsewhere. Northern have announced plans to restore full service on the Lakes Line, between Oxenholme and Windermere, from...

 

Missing grandad Jack Platt dies hours after being found, says family

A missing grandad died from the effects of hypothermia hours after being found, according to a heartbreaking post from his family. Jack Platt, 88, went missing from his supported accommodation in Reeve Court Village on Stratton Drive, Rainhill, on...

 

Urgent appeal to find missing girls Amber Hatfield and Kayleigh Bennett

Police have issued an urgent appeal to find two missing teenage girls. Amber Hatfield and Kayleigh Bennett, both 15, were last seen on Monday. Detectives believe they may have travelled by train from East Yorkshire to the Shrewsbury area. Humberside...

 

PNE boss Alex Neil says Burnley defeat was a good test for his side

Alex Neil felt Preston North End had given a decent account of themselves in the Deepdale defeat to Burnley. The Clarets were 3-2 winners in an entertaining pre-season friendly on Monday night. Josh Harrop gave North End the lead, with Aaron Lennon...

 

Camgaign group launches petition opposing Stringfellow honour

A second petition has been launched opposing calls for Sheffield City Council to honour the late club tycoon Peter Stringfellow. Friends of the lapdance club owner want the honour in recognition of what the former General Technology College pupil did...

 

Mohammed caps graduation with top award

An apprentice from Wakefield who goes the extra mile has been honoured with ‘Going Above and Beyond’ award. Mohammed Waqas Hussain, 18, picked up the award after graduating from Vision Express’s ‘Class of 2018’. The teenager beat off stiff competition...

 

Missing St Helens man found dead

A body has been found in the search for missing St Helens man Richard Smith. Officers searching for the missing 41-year-old found a body in the Haydock area on the afternoon on Saturday July 21. Richard, from Newton-Le-Willows, had not been seen since...

 
Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury takes swipe over Deontay Wilder 'disgrace to boxing'

Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury takes swipe over Deontay Wilder 'disgrace to boxing'

The former world heavyweight champion hit out a the current WBA, IBF and WBO title holder for turning down a £37m offer to travel to America to face Wilder. Joshua, 28, offered Wilder a deal in return to face him in the UK but the contracts never got...

Daily Star, 00:58 in Sport
 
Kinder Bueno Pearls look like tiny treats from chocolate heaven

Kinder Bueno Pearls look like tiny treats from chocolate heaven

If you’re a fan of Kinder Bueno, you’ll be over the moon to know you can now buy teeny tiny pearls of your favourite stuff. Instagrammer JunkFoodGuru from Germany revealed that Kinder Bueno Pearls now exist – and they look amazing. The pearls are...

Metro, 22:02 in Lifestyle
 


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