News archive from 25 December 2017, page 15

How to cope if you’re alone this Christmas

How to cope if you’re alone this Christmas

Christmas can often seem like one massive family party. But for people who are alone this Christmas, it can feel like they’ve just weren’t invited. The popularity of Twitter’s #JoinIn campaign started by comedian Sarah Milican to connect people to...

Metro, 09:15 in Lifestyle
 

Heartless thieves steal church's prized 500-year-old bible after carol service in Cumbria

The annual event took place at St Michael's Church in Bowness-on-Solway, near Wigton, on the evening of Sunday December 17. At some point after the service, the glass display cabinet within the church was smashed and the prized bible, printed in 1585,...

 

Review of 2017 - March: Life sciences campus deal, pay day for ex-Villa chief and Symphony Hall expansion

● University of Birmingham agrees life sciences campus deal The University of Birmingham will lead development of a new life sciences park in a city suburb after agreeing a land deal, it was announced in March. The university acquired ten acres of the...

 
Window dressing contest checks out

Window dressing contest checks out

Shop windows have been adding extra sparkle for shoppers in Wetherby this Christmas. Entrants to this year’s Welcome to Wetherby, Wetherby Business Association and Members of Soroptimist International of Harrogate and District window dressing...

 
Motorist trapped in car after Christmas Eve smash in Mowmacre Hill

Motorist trapped in car after Christmas Eve smash in Mowmacre Hill

A motorist had to be cut free from their car after crashing off the road on Christmas Eve. At about 5.50pm the vehicle crashed in Bedale Drive in Mowmacre Hill, Leicester. It is not believed any other vehicles were involved in the incident. Read More...

 

Heartless thieves steal church's prized 500-year-old bible after carol service in Cumbria

POLICE are investigating after the incomprehensible theft of a valuable bible after a church's carol service in Cumbria. The annual event took place at St Michael's Church in Bowness-on-Solway, near Wigton, on the evening of Sunday December 17. At...

 
Test your knowledge with the great Scottish sports quiz of 2017

Test your knowledge with the great Scottish sports quiz of 2017

Scottish sport had a mixed year in 2017. From the highs of gaining a boxing world champion in Josh Taylor to the lows of glorious failure in Gordon Strachan's attempts at qualifying for the World Cup, it's fair to say it didn't all go to plan. It was...

 
Thief steals bible after Christmas carol service, flouting seventh commandment

Thief steals bible after Christmas carol service, flouting seventh commandment

A RARE bible dating back to the mid sixteenth century has been stolen from a north Cumbrian church. The Reformation era "breeches" bible was swiped by a thief who smashed into the display case where it was kept at St Michael's Church,...

 
Thousands spend Christmas in shelters as deadly tropical storm wreaks havoc in The Philippines

Thousands spend Christmas in shelters as deadly tropical storm wreaks havoc in The Philippines

Thousands will spend their Christmas in emergency shelters after a deadly storm ravaged the Philippines. Landslides and flash floods left more than 120 people dead and 160 missing as Tropical Storm Tembin wreaked havoc on the Pacific island. Marina...

 
Paramedic loses tooth in assault by drunken Christmas Eve reveller in South Yorkshire

Paramedic loses tooth in assault by drunken Christmas Eve reveller in South Yorkshire

Police have condemned drunken Christmas Eve revellers who assaulted paramedics, knocking out one of their teeth, in South Yorkshire. At least two paramedics were assaulted in Rotherham last night, an officer revealed this morning. Inspector Abdul Aziz...

 
Skegness Mayor sends Christmas message to ‘talented town’

Skegness Mayor sends Christmas message to ‘talented town’

Mayor of Skegness Coun Danny Brookes says he has been overwhelmed by the amount of talent in Skegness since being elected. In his Christmas and New Year message to residents he said: “Since being elected Mayor in May I have represented our town on...

 
Mince pies and music at hospital

Mince pies and music at hospital

A Christmas party and carol service arranged by the Friends of Johnson Community Hospital in Spalding was enjoyed by patients, visitors and invited guests. Everyone was welcomed by the chaplain, Steve Weatherly-Barton, who lit a candle. The ward...

 

He's been! Delighted children across Lincolnshire open their presents

Children across Lincolnshire have woken up delighted as they have awakened to find presents to open from the big man himself. Many parents have been awake since the crack of dawn after being pulled out of bed by their excited little ones to rip open...

 

Thief steals bible after Christmas carol service, flouting seventh commandment

The Reformation era "breeches" bible was swiped by a thief who smashed into the display case where it was kept at St Michael's Church, Bowness-on-Solway following a carol service. It happened on December 17. Police are now appealing for...

 
Crystal Palace: How Roy Hodgson and Wilfried Zaha turned their season around

Crystal Palace: How Roy Hodgson and Wilfried Zaha turned their season around

The fact that they won’t even be spending this Christmas in the relegation zone is remarkable. A summer of quiet optimism that Frank de Boer was going to revolutionise the club into a sexy, free-flowing south London branch of Ajax was quickly replaced...

Daily Star, 09:33 in Sport
 


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