News archive from 29 July 2018

Marika Hackham's Y Not Festival set 'unable to go ahead' because of strong winds

A Y Not Festival main stage set was "unable to go ahead" today, Saturday, July 28, because of strong winds. Marika Hackham a Hampshire born artist was meant to appear of the Main Stage at the Derbyshire festival. A spokesman from the...

 

‘I don’t see problems in the wood’

A Morpeth resident has said she disagrees with claims that there are problem issues in Bluebell Wood. And Jennifer Mountain has revealed that the shelter in this area referred to in a Herald article earlier this month is actually a ‘den’ made by her...

 

MATCH GALLERY: Derbyshire Falcons v Yorkshire Falcons

MATCH GALLERY: Derbyshire Falcons v Yorkshire Vikings, T20 Blast Matt Critchley smashed 22 off the final over from Tim Bresnan to give Derbyshire Falcons a dramatic five-wicket win over Yorkshire Vikings with one ball to spare in the Vitality Blast...

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Four men armed with weapons assault a man in Hucknall.

Police investigating a report of an aggravated burglary in Hucknall are appealing for  any witnesses or anyone with any information to come forward. Officers were called to an address in Florence Street at about 11.13pm last night Friday, July 27. It...

 

Marika Hackham's Y Not Festival set 'unable to go ahead' because of strong winds

A Y Not Festival main stage set was "unable to go ahead" today, Saturday, July 28, because of strong winds. Marika Hackham a Hampshire born artist was meant to appear of the Main Stage at the Derbyshire festival. A spokesman from the...

 

Teenage river rescue heroes from Penrith rewarded by Carlisle restaurant Le Gall

THE owner of a restaurant was so moved by the actions of two heroic boys that she wanted to reward them for their efforts. After reading the story in The Cumberland News about two boys who rescued a man and a young child from a river, Denise Wood, who...

 

Police urge traders selling power tools to be on their guard

Local businesses selling power tools are being reminded to be extra vigilant after a number of incidents involving the theft of high end drills and expensive tools. Police believe two white males are behind the thefts. The men are suspected to be...

 

Eildon Tree magazine launches its open prize writers’ competition

Borders writers are invited to submit their work to celebrate the new format of the Eildon Tree magazine. Dedicated to publishing contemporary work, poetry and short stories by new and emerging writers from Scotland, with a focus on Scottish Borders,...

 

Stinkerbelle the skunk is missing in Doncaster

Stinkerbelle the skunk has gone missing in Doncaster, prompting the business who own her to ask members of the public for their help to find her. Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends say Stinkerbelle went missing from her home in Broadway, Dunscroft...

 

Well-known Rugby sportsman and mathematician celebrates 90th birthday

A well-known sportsman and mathematician from Rugby has celebrated his 90th birthday with family. Back in the day, Norman Kerruish was an eminent mathematician at British Thomson-Houston and a keen sportsman playing for Rugby Town in the 1950s and...

 

179 students at KS3 graduation ceremony

Batley Girls’ High school recently held its annual KS3 graduation ceremony and this year there were 179 graduates – the best year so far. They received their awards in a very dignified and mature way and then enjoyed taking part in the traditional...

 

Driver drank bottle of vodka before drive-thru crash

A Wigan man, who downed a bottle of vodka in his car then crashed into a barrier at McDonalds drive-through, has avoided jail. Gary Dainty, of Hornby Street in Swinley, appeared at Wigan Magistrates’ Court this week charged with driving at more than...

 

Lucky escape for driver and young passenger as falling tree lands on car in Yorkshire storms

Two people escaped unharmed after a tree which had been hit by lightening landed on their car in North Yorkshire. The driver and the nine-year-old passenger were travelling along the B1249 at Foxholes during last night's storms when the tree was...

 

Calderdale employers must tackle perception issues to benefit from Levy funds

Employers must tackle perception issues surrounding apprenticeships in order to benefit from the Apprenticeship Levy, according to the Calderdale Skills Forum which met for the first time in May. A report published by Calderdale Council and Calderdale...

 

Four men armed with weapons assault a man in Hucknall.

Police investigating a report of an aggravated burglary in Hucknall are appealing for  any witnesses or anyone with any information to come forward. Officers were called to an address in Florence Street at about 11.13pm last night Friday, July 27. It...

 


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