News archive from 25 December 2014, page 18

Children’s musical tribute to remember mother at Christmas

Children’s musical tribute to remember mother at Christmas

A BIG-HEARTED brother and sister got tuned up for charity - to pay an emotional tribute to their much-missed mum. Olivia and Tom Ferry hit the right note after joining up with a church band just in time to play a seasonal concert in their street, to...

 
Family reunited

Family reunited

A Brighouse woman turned detective to find a long lost brother living only a few miles away. May Gray, who lives in Whinney Hill Park, was researching her family tree on Genes Reunited when she came across the name Eric Frith, who had the same maiden...

 

Oil slides, Brent tests $60 as data shows glut building

Oil whipped lower early in the day and tested new lows after U.S. data showed crude inventories unexpectedly rose by 7.3 million barrels last week to their highest December level on record. Analysts had expected a seasonal draw. [EIA/S] "It's a...

Reuters, 09:05 in Business
 
J-P Wooding: A perfectly planned execution

J-P Wooding: A perfectly planned execution

On Christmas morning, at 7.30, I shall execute the first manoeuvre of a meticulously planned strategic operation that has no room for error. I shall pre-heat the oven and get the ball rolling for the preparation and cooking of the Christmas dinner....

 
Fire crew called to blaze in Calow

Fire crew called to blaze in Calow

Firefighters were called to a fire in Calow last night (Wednesday 24th). The blaze was on the A632 near the Sparkle Hand Car Wash around 9pm. One brazier was alight and crew put the flames out with several buckets of water.

 

Sportsmail Video Awards 2014 Pitch Perfect: Erik Lamela's rabona was one of the highlights... but where...

They're the moments we never forget on the pitch. After all, Erik Lamela's rabona lit up an otherwise same old Europa League game for Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, didn't it? Here, Sportsmail count down the top five videos that have been pitch...

Daily Mail, 09:07 in Sport
 
Merry Christmas to all of our readers!

Merry Christmas to all of our readers!

Everyone at The Standard would like to wish all of our readers and advertisers a very merry Christmas. We hope you all have a great day! If you take some amusing pictures or videos - maybe the dog got to the presents before you did! - why not share...

 
Mum and daughter skip Christmas dinner to help homeless

Mum and daughter skip Christmas dinner to help homeless

A mother and daughter will miss out on their Christmas dinner today - by taking to the streets of Doncaster to help the homeless. Mum Karen Holloway and daughter Staci Barnes will give up the turkey and all the trimmings to dish out sandwiches and...

 
Gainsborough: Festive pupils bringing Christmas cheer to all

Gainsborough: Festive pupils bringing Christmas cheer to all

Pupils from Benjamin Adlard School in Gainsborough were providing festive entertainment in and out of the school over Christmas. In school, staff, parents and fellow pupils were treated to a Christmas production of The Angel Express. This was...

 
Behaviour at Thorne school is ‘outstanding’

Behaviour at Thorne school is ‘outstanding’

A Thorne school has proved it is top of the class when it comes to behaviour - and has been praised by education watchdog Ofsted. Thorne Green Top Primary School was previously visited by the government education watchdog in March 2013 when it was...

 
Royal Family to attend Christmas service in Norfolk

Royal Family to attend Christmas service in Norfolk

THE Royal Family will mark Christmas Day by attending a traditional church service. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will lead their family to church near King's Lynn in Norfolk and among those attending are expected to be the Duke and Duchess of...

 

16 ways to totally sex up your roast potatoes this Christmas

Roast potatoes, the queen of the Christmas dinner. More comforting and warming than the turkey, more hangover-quenching than the veg, and more filling than the pigs in blankets. They are everything. EVERYTHING. And here's 16 ways you can sex up yours...

Metro, 09:09 in Lifestyle
 
Gainsborough: Festive pupils bringing Christmas cheer to all

Gainsborough: Festive pupils bringing Christmas cheer to all

Pupils from Benjamin Adlard School in Gainsborough were providing festive entertainment in and out of the school over Christmas. In school, staff, parents and fellow pupils were treated to a Christmas production of The Angel Express. This was...

 
Gainsborough: Festive pupils bringing Christmas cheer to all

Gainsborough: Festive pupils bringing Christmas cheer to all

Pupils from Benjamin Adlard School in Gainsborough were providing festive entertainment in and out of the school over Christmas. In school, staff, parents and fellow pupils were treated to a Christmas production of The Angel Express. This was...

 
Neilson returns to Dalbeattie Star

Neilson returns to Dalbeattie Star

Kevin Neilson has returned to Dalbeattie Star. The big defender has signed for the club for the rest of the season, having swapped Islecroft for Annan Athletic after they joined the Scottish Football League six years ago. And Neilson, who came off the...

 


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