News archive from 26 March 2014, page 17

Hartlepool shop faces uncertain future after bosses give up hope of saving pawnbroker business Albemarle & Bond

Hartlepool shop faces uncertain future after bosses give up hope of saving pawnbroker business Albemarle &...

A TOWN centre pawnbrokers faces an uncertain future after bosses gave up any hope of saving the company. Albemarle & Bond has 183 stores across the country, including a branch in York Road, Hartlepool. But the firm has fallen into financial...

 

Derbyshire business leader lambasts teachers over today's strike

A DERBYSHIRE business leader has condemned striking teachers for their action today. It would "achieve nothing", said George Cowcher, chief executive of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Chambers of Commerce, other than causing...

 
Vigilante-style chases through street is onset of anarchy

Vigilante-style chases through street is onset of anarchy

I HAVE deep concern that correspondent Hyacinth Edwards, may have allowed emotion to get in the way of common sense, "Magistrate and his son were right to catch thief" (March 12). It is all very well supporting vigilantes, but what if their...

 
Bid to transform empty shops held up because no-one can find the owners

Bid to transform empty shops held up because no-one can find the owners

TRADERS are hoping to breathe new life into empty shops in their town. Members of the Barton Chamber of Trade and Industry are appealing to North Lincolnshire Council and Barton Town Council to help track down the owners of two empty shops in Barton....

 
SSE freezes energy prices until 2016

SSE freezes energy prices until 2016

Energy supplier SSE says it will freeze domestic gas and electricity prices at their current levels until 2016. The move comes after many of the "big six" UK energy firms raised their tariffs at the end of last year. SSE said it expects...

BBC, 07:17 in Business
 
Chance to have say on Pilgrim Hospital

Chance to have say on Pilgrim Hospital

Patients and members of the public are being given the chance to have their say about Pilgrim Hospital. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) is holding a series of clinics with non-executive directors to listen to patients, carers or family...

 
Man killed in 'merciless' play area attack, jury told

Man killed in 'merciless' play area attack, jury told

A MAN was stabbed 16 times in a children's play area in Nottingham in a "merciless and determined" attack, a murder trial jury has been told. Danny Parekh had tried to run away from the alleged knifeman but he slipped on the ground, the...

 

Petition calls for headteacher to be reinstated

CAMPAIGNERS have launched a petition against the way a primary school is being run. It is calling for St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School in West Bridgford to reinstate head teacher Dorothy Longley. Mrs Longley has not been in school since...

 
Jim Clark cars on display 50 years on

Jim Clark cars on display 50 years on

Two of Jim Clark's cars were on display at Donington Park to help launch the new British Touring Car Championship (BTTC) season. The Berwickshire driver’s achievements will be celebrated again this year, with plans in place at the Knockhill circuit in...

 
Peak community groups receive £22k boost

Peak community groups receive £22k boost

Community projects from around the High Peak have benefited from a new round of grants from Derbyshire County Council. More than £22,000 has been awarded by the authority to six groups in the area through its capacity building grants and friends and...

 
Beautiful stone home

Beautiful stone home

This fine stone detached property has been tastefully finished with quality materials throughout. Wellside, Blackshaw Head, Hebden Bridge, benefits from beautiful open views from the front of the property and backs onto fields at the rear. The...

 
Mansfield college defends spending £15,000 on lavish London reception

Mansfield college defends spending £15,000 on lavish London reception

West Notts College has defended spending £15,000 on a reception at a lavish London hotel, hours after its principal was awarded her damehood. The Mansfield college, which is around 70 per cent publicly funded, denied the event was a party, but an...

 
Mansfield and Ashfield folk urged to save energy

Mansfield and Ashfield folk urged to save energy

Mansfield District Council is encouraging residents and businesses across the District to join millions around the world in switching off their non-essential lights and appliances for Earth Hour. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative takes place...

 
Revealed: £1.5m route for relief road off A18 to reduce traffic jams

Revealed: £1.5m route for relief road off A18 to reduce traffic jams

THE route of a £1.5 million relief road off the A18, to ease congestion, has been revealed. Initially, it was anticipated that the road would take traffic from the top of Grammar School Road in Brigg and out along Wrawby Road, the A18. However, it has...

 
M&S retail park using Scunthorpe steel

M&S retail park using Scunthorpe steel

STEEL from the Scunthorpe Tata Steel works is being used to build North Lincolnshire's latest retail park. The £25 million park, which will house Marks & Spencer, is due to start trading in the autumn. A spokeswoman for the developers, the...

 


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