News archive from 26 November 2014, page 14

Claire's show of flowers

BOLD images of poppies are contrasted with the delicacy of pictures of forget-me-nots in the first solo exhibition by photographer Claire Gable. There Are Always Flowers - a title taken from quote by the legendary French painter Henri Matisse - can be...

 

Society help for children

A CITY branch of Leeds Building Society raised £4,000 for the BBC Children in Need appeal. The society's branch in Listergate has been accepting donations to the charity from members of the public. Emma Cooper, branch manager, said: "We are...

 
Crafty plans for winter park life

Crafty plans for winter park life

RESIDENTS who transformed a Hucknall park are holding a Christmas craft fair to attract more visitors and volunteers. It will be the first community event held by the Friends of Titchfield Park Hucknall, who formed in 2003 to work alongside Ashfield...

 

Speed the world can't match

SIR Bob Geldof enlisted the help of Nottingham creatives for his latest charity effort. Band Aid 30 saw stars including One Direction, Ellie Goulding and Rita Ora coming together to record a new version of Do They Know It's Christmas to help fight...

 

Australia working on new drift modelling for MH370 wreckage

"We are currently working ... to see if we can get an updated drift model for a much wider area where there might be possibilities of debris washing ashore," search coordinator Peter Foley told reporters in Canberra. Foley said the research...

 
Couple retires after 25 years of running Matlock deli

Couple retires after 25 years of running Matlock deli

A husband and wife team have thrown in their aprons after more than two decades of running a delicatessen. After running the Greedy Pig, in Smedley Street, Matlock, for 25 years, Valerie ‘Val’ Duffield, 57, and her husband Clive, 59, have retired....

 
Man who cut throat in front of parents had asked police for help

Man who cut throat in front of parents had asked police for help

A POLICE officer told an inquest of her decision to arrest a man who later cut his own throat in front of his horrified parents. David Young, 34, who had a history of psychiatric issues, inflicted the fatal injury on himself at his parents’ home in...

 
Huge haul of illegal tobacco seized in crackdown

Huge haul of illegal tobacco seized in crackdown

MORE than 80,000 illegal cigarettes and over 100lbs of illegal hand rolling tobacco have been destroyed by trading standards officers after a major crackdown. The goods were seized in trading standards operations in pubs, cafés and so-called ‘tab...

 
Lighthouse gets ready for Christmas craft fair

Lighthouse gets ready for Christmas craft fair

FESTIVE shoppers on the lookout for a special Christmas gift can get a helping hand at a South Tyneside landmark this weekend. Souter Lighthouse is staging its annual Christmas craft fair on Saturday and Sunday. The event, now in its sixth year,...

 

Live: North Wales Live Blog

Refresh automatically On | Off The Daily Post's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest North Wales traffic, travel, weather, crime and council news. You can contribute to the live...

 
Parking rules confusing motorists

Parking rules confusing motorists

RULES on parking perplex most motorists, according to a survey. As many as 62% of drivers find the parking regulations confusing, while 51% get stumped by the process of appealing against a parking ticket, the poll by the British Parking Association...

 

Chancellor urged on extra NHS funds

The NHS is facing "financial crisis" unless George Osborne finds an additional £2 billion for health in next week's Autumn Statement, a health think tank has warned. Patients will face longer waits, poorer quality care and staffing cuts next...

 
Business model of the ’60s finds popularity once more

Business model of the ’60s finds popularity once more

A north Northumberland shop has relaunched a delivery service - half-a-century after it was last in action. Following the extensive refurbishment of Alnmouth Post Office and a new name – Puffin Stores, the business has announced a free grocery...

 
Man who cut throat in front of parents had asked police for help

Man who cut throat in front of parents had asked police for help

A POLICE officer told an inquest of her decision to arrest a man who later cut his own throat in front of his horrified parents. David Young, 34, who had a history of psychiatric issues, inflicted the fatal injury on himself at his parents’ home in...

 
Aguero keeps Manchester City's Champions League dream alive - but time is running out for Pellegrini's aging squad

Aguero keeps Manchester City's Champions League dream alive - but time is running out for Pellegrini's...

At times it feels as though Manchester City are playing against more than just the opposition when it comes Europe's premier competition. With some justification there is a growing belief in and around the Etihad that the continent's elite are bending...

 


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