News archive from 27 June 2013, page 6

Market loos re-open

Market loos re-open

The public toilets on Ripley's Market Place were finally re-opened on Friday. Ripley Town Council decided to take over running the toilets after Amber Valley Borough Council closed them in March , 2012, to save cash. A total of 14 conveniences were...

 
Volunteers taking 15 steps to improve NHS

Volunteers taking 15 steps to improve NHS

Looking at wards and clinics through a patient's eyes is helping to improve community healthcare services in Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) is using the 15 Steps Challenge to capture first impressions with the...

 
Worksop: Ambulance service to provide free emergency life saving skills

Worksop: Ambulance service to provide free emergency life saving skills

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) is offering free emergency life saving skills training to people living in Worksop on Saturday. The course, coordinated by the British Heart Foundation, teaches people what to do in a life-threatening emergency....

 

Film academy wants scripts

Budding young film writers could see their scripts brought to life in an exciting competition. The Co-operative British Youth Film Academy (BYFA) is looking for new works or a contemporaty re-telling of an old classic for three new movies due to be...

 
Pubs: Jolly good plans for pub mini brewery

Pubs: Jolly good plans for pub mini brewery

Some jolly plans are in the pipeline for The Olympia Hotel on Barlby Road. The pub has just been bought by The Jolly Sailor Brewery’s David Welsh and he plans to relocate his microbrewery in the outbuilding next door. At present, the brewery is...

 
Security reminder following shed burglaries in Tideswell

Security reminder following shed burglaries in Tideswell

Residents in Tideswell are being reminded to keep sheds and garages secure after burglaries were reported in the area. Police were called about three outbuilding break-ins in the area overnight between Sunday, June 23 and Monday, June 24. Sheds in...

 
Witness appeal after Nelson daylight street attack

Witness appeal after Nelson daylight street attack

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Nelson. The incident took place in Leeds Road at 2pm on Saturday. It is reported that a white van pulled up next to a man, the offender got out o and punched the victim twice to the head. The...

 

Criminal damage in Horncastle

Police are appealing for witnesses or information after a car in Maltby Way was damaged overnight on June 26. A white BMW was damaged whilst parked on the road. If you witnessed anything could you pease call 101 quoting incident number 190 of June 26.

 
Former pupil tells of his time in marines

Former pupil tells of his time in marines

Children at St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Aston-le-Walls received a visit from former pupil Lt Arron Broughton on Monday. Lt Broughton spoke to the children about the five years he has spent in the Royal Marines having just returned from a...

 
‘Rattler’ to go on display

‘Rattler’ to go on display

As part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Ripley Rattlers tram system, Crich Tramway Village is loaning out a vintage tram to Kimberley town centre this Saturday. The Ripley Rattlers, so named because of the bumpy route – one of the worst...

 
Scottish Business Briefing – Thursday 27 June, 2013

Scottish Business Briefing – Thursday 27 June, 2013

WELCOME to scotsman.com's Scottish Business Briefing. Every morning we bring you a comprehensive round-up of all news affecting business in Scotland today. BANKING RBS ‘needs to place low charges’ on £20bn loan pot BUSINESS groups last night warned...

Scotsman, 09:31 in Business
 
Housing minister Mark Prisk visits Rugby’s new Eden estate

Housing minister Mark Prisk visits Rugby’s new Eden estate

Housing minister Mark Prisk visited one of Rugby's developments last Thursday. Mr Prisk was joined by Mr Pawsey and Cllr Craig Humphrey was joined on a tour of Eden Park near Brownsover, which will include 1,300 homes. Because of new builds across...

 
Care firm to create 50 new jobs

Care firm to create 50 new jobs

AN at-home care company in Hatton Rock is celebrating its second anniversary in business with an announcement that it intends to recruit a further 50 caregivers over the next 12 months. The news follows a successful two years in which the company has...

 

Civil servants to stage pay demos

Civil servants will end a three-month campaign of strikes and other forms of industrial action over pay, jobs, pensions and working conditions with demonstrations in Peterborough and other sites across the country. Members of the Public and Commercial...

 

Security firm G4S makes £5m of savings for Lincolnshire Police

A security company has been able to make £5m of savings for a police force a year after taking over its back office functions. Lincolnshire Police signed a £200m contract with G4S, the world’s largest security company, last April. At the time G4S...

 


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