News archive from 27 November 2015, page 18

Police raids across Northampton targeting human slavery, child exploitation and anti-social behaviour

Police raids across Northampton targeting human slavery, child exploitation and anti-social behaviour

Police have made a number of arrests in as part of crackdown on violent crime in Northamptonsire over the last month. Superintendent Dennis Murray, who is leading Operation Scorpion, including raids in Northampton targeting anti-social behaviour,...

 
PNE's travelling army out in force

PNE's travelling army out in force

Preston North End will have their biggest away following so far this season roaring them on against Fulham tomorrow. Around 2,000 PNE fans are expected in the capital for the club’s first visit to Craven Cottage for 15 years. It is the last London...

 
Crimestoppers charity offers reward of up to £10,000 in hunt for Northampton man's killers

Crimestoppers charity offers reward of up to £10,000 in hunt for Northampton man's killers

A reward of up to £10,000 is being offered as part of the hunt for the killers of a 74-year-old Northampton man. David Brickwood was attacked in his own home in Lindsay Avenue in the early hours of Saturday September 26. Two months on, independent...

 
Risk of being killed is scaremongering

Risk of being killed is scaremongering

Over the last few months, we have heard of a lot of scaremongering about the safety of roadside trees from Sheffield City Council's Streets Ahead and their contractor Amey as they seek to justify their disproportionate action of chopping down the...

 
Silverstone Business Park given Enterprise Zone status to help create 8,000 new jobs

Silverstone Business Park given Enterprise Zone status to help create 8,000 new jobs

Thousands of new jobs could be created after Silverstone Business Park was given Enterprise Zone status. Chancellor George Osborne announced plans to create 26 new enterprise zones across the UK as part of Wednesday’s spending review. Enterprise Zones...

 
21st century technology

21st century technology

In response to Peter Wolstenholme's letter regarding the University of Sheffield's new building, The Diamond. It was in fact the Jessop Edwardian building that was demolished to make way for the new home for the department of engineering. The old...

 
Jordan Thomas murder: How deadly gang feud and mistaken identity led to ‘cold-blooded execution'

Jordan Thomas murder: How deadly gang feud and mistaken identity led to ‘cold-blooded execution'

A case of apparent mistaken identity combined with a deadly feud between two gangs of young men involved in drug dealing led to a murder that shocked Sheffield. Jordan Thomas was just 22 years old when he was shot dead by a masked gunman in a targeted...

 

VIDEO: Members of Sheffield Somali drugs gang who murdered Jordan Thomas ‘have fled the UK'

The hunt for the masked gunman who shot dead Jordan Thomas will go on - as a drug dealer who played a key role in the killing was jailed for life. Police said today their investigation into the Derek Dooley Way killing last December will continue...

 
Plea for birthday cards for brave Sheffield boy

Plea for birthday cards for brave Sheffield boy

A campaign has been launched to help make a sick Sheffield boy's birthday wish come true. Kasabian Newton-Smith, aged seven, from Parson Cross, has been fighting cancer since he was two years old and now has an inoperable brain tumour. For his eighth...

 
Sheffield headteacher's frustration at delay to primary school expansion work

Sheffield headteacher's frustration at delay to primary school expansion work

The headteacher of a primary has hit out at Sheffield Council following delays in building work to expand the school. Greystones Primary, on Tullibardine Road, is undergoing work to construct a new two-storey building and extend its junior school. The...

 
John Gogarty murder trial: Defendant ‘didn't know' co-accused would kill Barnsley pensioner

John Gogarty murder trial: Defendant ‘didn't know' co-accused would kill Barnsley pensioner

A suspect accused of playing a role in the murder of a South Yorkshire pensioner said she didn't think her co-accused would kill the victim during a robbery. Murder accused Helen Nichols told a jury at Sheffield Crown Court she ‘didn’t know’ alleged...

 
Festive fun promised at two South Yorkshire visitor attractions

Festive fun promised at two South Yorkshire visitor attractions

Boston Castle and Clifton Park Museum are holding two festive events. A ‘traditional Christmas’ event is at the castle on December 6 with free children’s activities, including making ‘gingerbread man’ tree decorations, picture frames and cards. On...

 
Daventry businesswoman's dream of opening a shop for cake bakers

Daventry businesswoman's dream of opening a shop for cake bakers

A Daventry businesswoman and baking enthusiast has fulfilled a long held dream and opened a shop where other cake bakers can buy all the equipment they need. Rebecca Dudgeon has opened her shop All Things Cakey in Prince William Walk, off Sheaf...

 
Santa goes on tour in Daventry and surrounding villages

Santa goes on tour in Daventry and surrounding villages

Father Christmas and his helpers at the Rotary Club of Daventry Danetre are getting set for this year's Santa's Sleigh Collection. It simply would not be Christmas in Daventry without Santa having first made his rounds to check up on who’s been...

 
Volunteer stole £5,000 from Hartlepool credit union - to spend on computer games and takeaways

Volunteer stole £5,000 from Hartlepool credit union - to spend on computer games and takeaways

A trusted volunteer stole more than £5,000 from a credit union to spend on computer gaming and takeaways. Aaron Relton used his computer skills to transfer the union’s money into his own card account, Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court heard. Hartlepool...

 


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