News archive from 25 December 2014, page 16

Christmas message from the Bishop of Coventry

Christmas message from the Bishop of Coventry

This Christmas there's been a lot of talk about Christmas Day 100 years ago when the fighting suddenly stopped in the First World War and peace broke out in the trenches. Instead of killing each other, men shook hands, exchanged gifts and played...

 
Bishop of Blackburn’s Christmas message

Bishop of Blackburn’s Christmas message

The Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, has sent out the following Christmas message: As I look back over the past year, it seems that certain news items keep repeating themselves. The threat of unpredictable terrorist attacks is ever...

 

Safety warning for flying drones

Britons given drones for Christmas have been warned they could face prosecution for flying them dangerously. The gadgets have been one of this year's must-have gifts, prompting the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to highlight strict rules that...

 
Foot fetish pervert jailed for library assault

Foot fetish pervert jailed for library assault

Buy photos » Luke Rudge struck at the library in Leamington's Pump Rooms. (s) A WOMAN was terrified when, as she was quietly reading a book in Leamington library, a man lay on the floor, grabbed her ankle and began kissing her foot. Luke Rudge then...

 
Paul Weller plays Warwick Arts Centre

Paul Weller plays Warwick Arts Centre

Buy photos » Paul Weller plays Warwick Arts Centre next Spring. (s) PAUL Weller returns to Warwick Arts Centre next spring. The veteran singer-songwriter plays the Butterworth Hall on Tuesday March 10 as part of a short UK tour promoting his as yet...

 
‘Scrooge’ businesses accused over lights

‘Scrooge’ businesses accused over lights

A row has broken out after Ripon politicians accused local businesses of failing to support the city's Christmas Lights Fund. An appeal was launched to raise £3,600 to improve decorations around the city but Ripon Chamber of Trade’s contribution of...

 
Dog deaths M40 lorry driver jailed

Dog deaths M40 lorry driver jailed

Buy photos » A YOUNG woman was severely injured and four valuable show dogs, including a Crufts winner, were killed when an articulated lorry ploughed into a motor home on the hard shoulder of the M40 near Gaydon. The £96,000 motor home virtually...

 
Warwick man changes diet after volunteering in Kenya

Warwick man changes diet after volunteering in Kenya

Buy photos » Michael Duckworth has changed his diet following his experience in Kenya and is trying to convince others to do the same. 50.014.009.leam.jm1 VOLUNTEERING with farmers in Kenya has led to one Warwick man completely changing his diet – and...

 

Storms ahead after frosty Christmas

It will be a frosty Christmas morning across the UK but any chance of snow is limited to the Scottish mountains, forecasters have said. And despite a run of mild weather, today will see a return to average winter temperatures of around seven degrees -...

 

Film Review: Big Eyes - Tim Burton movie looks the part but misses target

Auteur Tim Burton began his illustrious Hollywood career as an animator for Disney, working on wholesome family fare including The Fox And The Hound. However, from the moment he nestled into the director's chair for 1985 comedy Pee-Wee's Big...

 

The FIVE outcasts leaving Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man Utd and City on loan

Arsenal - Joel Campbell The 22-year-old was expected to return from last season's successful loan spell at Olympiakos as a serious contender for the Arsenal first-team. The Costa Rica international even backed up his case with an impressive campaign...

 
Bishop of Blackburn’s Christmas message

Bishop of Blackburn’s Christmas message

The Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt Rev. Julian Henderson, has sent out the following Christmas message: As I look back over the past year, it seems that certain news items keep repeating themselves. The threat of unpredictable terrorist attacks is ever...

 
Former Norwich City full-back Richard Brindley aims to make most of his chance with Scunthorpe United

Former Norwich City full-back Richard Brindley aims to make most of his chance with Scunthorpe United

RICHARD Brindley won't be asking for much for Christmas. All he wants is the thing he has had to strive for repeatedly since emerging as a top young talent at Norwich City - a chance to show what he can do. Santa, this year, it seems, comes in the...

 
‘Scrooge’ businesses accused over lights

‘Scrooge’ businesses accused over lights

A row has broken out after Ripon politicians accused local businesses of failing to support the city's Christmas Lights Fund. An appeal was launched to raise £3,600 to improve decorations around the city but Ripon Chamber of Trade’s contribution of...

 
Ofsted praise for middle school

Ofsted praise for middle school

Inspectors have delivered a positive verdict on Tweedmouth Middle School. The Ofsted team were very positive about the behaviour they saw from pupils and the leadership and management of the school at all levels, judging both to be good. They said a...

 


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