News archive from 27 June 2013, page 7

Iron age coins dating back to between 20 and 50AD were discovered by metal detecting enthusiast near Caistor

Iron age coins dating back to between 20 and 50AD were discovered by metal detecting enthusiast near Caistor

Two Roman coins which are nearly 2,000 years old discovered by a metal detecting enthusiast on farmland in the Caistor area have been declared as treasure. The two iron age coins were found fused together ’three to four inches underground’ by Graham...

 

Rain stays away for festival crowd

The rain has stayed away for the thousands of music fans arriving at Glastonbury Festival. Sunshine even broke through the clouds over Worthy Farm in Somerset as festival-goers trudged miles with rucksacks, tents and sleeping bags to reach the...

 

Library campaigners given hope after scrutiny committee meeting

Campaigners fighting to save Deepings Library have been given a glimmer of hope today (Wednesday) after a committee recommended scrapping plans to close 32 libraries across the county. Lincolnshire County Council’s community and public safety scrutiny...

 
Fallen gunner’s mum to take MoD to court

Fallen gunner’s mum to take MoD to court

THE mother of an RAF corporal killed in Afghanistan hopes to take the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to court in her campaign for safer and better equipment for the armed forces. Teresa Woods is in talks with lawyers after last week’s Supreme Court ruling...

 
ROGER FEDERER CRASHES OUT

ROGER FEDERER CRASHES OUT

ROGER FEDERER crashed out of Wimbledon as Andy Murray's route to glory dramatically opened up after one of the craziest days in the tournament's history. Roger Federer reacts as he crashes out of Wimbledon in the second round While Britain's great...

Daily Star, 09:30 in Sport
 
George Osborne's spending review cash pot smaller than hoped for

George Osborne's spending review cash pot smaller than hoped for

THE Chancellor was last night accused of delays and missed opportunities as he offered the bare minimum to regions eager to create jobs. In his Spending Review George Osborne confirmed that while budgets were being slashed, local leaders would be...

 

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...

 
Council insists park is a danger

Council insists park is a danger

A skate park has been closed three months before its lease was due to end after a report deemed it to be dangerous. Desborough skate park, on the site of the old leisure centre off the Hawthorns, had been due to close on September 20 when the lease...

 
Early birds catch the best viewpoint

Early birds catch the best viewpoint

Anne Moffatt-Orde, Brenda Lillico and Viviene Smart were the first to bag their spot near St Michael's in preparation for the arrival of the wedding guests. Brenda said: “I’m really excited because normally I work for Abbeyfield for the elderly people...

 
Bid to build 500 homes at Anker Valley

Bid to build 500 homes at Anker Valley

Because of the scheme's size, developers are required to consult with residents before any formal application is submitted to the borough council. It is the first time actual proposals have been put forward for the land south of Ashby Road, although...

 
Great Hucklow homes protected against crime

Great Hucklow homes protected against crime

Homes in Great Hucklow have been protected from burglars with free SmartWater kits. Officers from the Hathersage Safer Neighbourhood Team have visited dozens of homes and used the kits to mark possessions in houses, sheds and garages with the unique...

 

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...

 
Weed leaves walker with horror burns

Weed leaves walker with horror burns

RAMBLERS are being warned not to walk through patches of potentially poisonous wild flowers after a man suffered horrific burns to his legs. The 35-year-old, who did not wish to be named, was making his way along the footpath in Billinge Hill when he...

 
MP backs campaigners opposed to Gypsy site near Leamington

MP backs campaigners opposed to Gypsy site near Leamington

Hundreds of villagers who have voiced their opposition to a proposal for a Gypsy and traveller site in Radford Semele now have the support of their Conservative MP. And even the leader of Warwick District Council - which is under pressure to find 31...

 

Hundreds Of Billions To Boost British Economy

A £100bn package aimed at kick-starting economic growth will be unveiled later, with roads, railways, construction and energy all set for major cash boosts. The Government will promise to pour money into extra infrastructure spending by 2020, just 24...

 


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