News archive from 25 January 2016, page 19

Burns' Night 2016: Nottinghamshire gears up to celebrate the poet

Burns' Night 2016: Nottinghamshire gears up to celebrate the poet

Kilts, haggis and bagpipes are at the ready as Scots across Nottinghamshire gear up to celebrate the country's most famous poet. Burns' Night, which marks the 1759 birth of lyricist Robert Burns, officially takes place on Monday night. But people made...

 
New city centre office for growing recruitment firm

New city centre office for growing recruitment firm

Growing recruitment firm, BTG has moved into a new office in Old Market Square – and is looking to take on more staff in 2016. Six members of staff make up the Nottingham team and the firm aims to take on four more recruits in the coming year. Matt...

 
Morgan Tucker relocates after rapid growth

Morgan Tucker relocates after rapid growth

Engineering consultancy Morgan Tucker has relocated its Nottingham office after a year of rapid growth. Headquartered in Newark and with another six offices across the UK, the firm set up its Nottingham city centre office with just four members of...

 

BBC 'to ask silver celebrities to front over-75s TV licence plea'

The over-75s will be asked to forgo their free TV licence or make a voluntary contribution towards it under a BBC initiative fronted by stars of pensionable age, according to reports. The corporation is due to assume the £700 million-a-year cost of...

 

Calais clashes 'stirred up by British anarchists'

British anarchists are among agitators who are stirring up trouble in Calais, where migrants and protesters stormed the port and boarded a ferry on Saturday, according to reports.

 

European Factors to Watch-Shares seen higher at open

(Adds company news items) LONDON Jan 25 European stocks were seen opening higher on Monday, helped by gains on Asian markets and another rebound in oil prices. Financial spreadbetters at IG expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open up by 38 points, or 0.6...

 
Calais clashes 'stirred up by British anarchists'

Calais clashes 'stirred up by British anarchists'

Tweet A number of Britons are said to be in Calais with No Borders, an anti-capitalist protest group accused of acting as agitators in the camp dubbed "The Jungle" that is home to an estimated 4,000 asylum seekers. The port was forced to...

 
BBC 'to ask silver celebrities to front over-75s TV licence plea'

BBC 'to ask silver celebrities to front over-75s TV licence plea'

Tweet The corporation is due to assume the £700 million-a-year cost of handing out free licences to the elderly from 2020 after reaching a funding deal with the Government. A number of so-called "silver celebrities" including Dame Helen...

 

Coleen and Wayne Rooney unveil new Kit: brother for Kai and Klay

Coleen and Wayne Rooney have welcomed their third son into the world. The wife of Manchester United and England captain Wayne gave birth to their third child today, the baby weighing 8lb 1oz. Rooney announced the arrival of Kit Joseph Rooney on...

 
Gig Mill Primary School

Gig Mill Primary School

School name Gig Mill Primary School Local authority Dudley Rating Overall 14.9/100 Rank 14,341/14,865 Attainment Teaching Progress Attendance We've analysed all the government data to bring you the rundown on your local primary schools. Here Gig Mill...

 

Coleen and Wayne Rooney unveil new Kit: brother for Kai and Klay

Coleen and Wayne Rooney have welcomed their third son into the world. The wife of Manchester United and England captain Wayne gave birth to their third child today, the baby weighing 8lb 1oz. Rooney announced the arrival of Kit Joseph Rooney on...

 
Record View: Politicians need to stop playing the blame game and start helping workers losing their livelihoods

Record View: Politicians need to stop playing the blame game and start helping workers losing their...

THE crisis in the oil and gas industry has cost tens of thousands of jobs. The scale of the problem is a hammer blow to Aberdeen and a nightmare for vital supply chain firms across the country. But as is often the case in Scotland, the reality of...

 
Kezia Dugdale: Our priority is giving kids the best start in life

Kezia Dugdale: Our priority is giving kids the best start in life

THIS week, we mark 100 days to go until the Scottish Parliament elections on May 5. If you’ve ever thought there’s too much petty bickering in politics, you’ll be amused to know the parties can’t even agree which day marks 100 to go. (It’s tomorrow...

 
Nicola Sturgeon told to quit blame games and deal with oil crisis now as union chief demands summit

Nicola Sturgeon told to quit blame games and deal with oil crisis now as union chief demands summit

NICOLA Sturgeon was yesterday told to stop blaming Westminster and take the lead in helping save Scotland’s troubled oil industry. The First Minister sparked anger by saying it’s up to David Cameron to act and bring “positive news” to North Sea...

 
Shake-up in way West Yorks police deals with foreign criminals

Shake-up in way West Yorks police deals with foreign criminals

Yorkshire’s biggest police force has carried out a shake-up of the way it deals with foreign criminals after it emerged that only a small fraction of the hundreds it arrests each month are checked for previous convictions. West Yorkshire Police admits...

 


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