News archive from 30 August 2014, page 11

'How I started my own potbank': John Woodhouse meets Meir Park's Paul Deakes

'How I started my own potbank': John Woodhouse meets Meir Park's Paul Deakes

After a lifetime in the potbanks, Paul Deakes fancied opening one himself. Even with the odd midnight dash to switch the kiln on, the 53-year-old, of Meir Park, tells John Woodhouse he has no regrets I WAS 50 when I did this - but the "big 5-0'...

 

Coalition government has inflicted devastating cuts on councils

The present Conservative-led coalition has year on year inflicted devastating cuts on councils and disproportionately to northern councils and how the Conservative led coalition Councillors have the cheek to blame the Labour Councillors begger's...

 

Lib Dems vow longer paternity leave

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to give fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave under manifesto plans announced today. Fathers are currently allowed two weeks but the party wants to go further and increase the protected entitlement to six...

 

Fears for missing Towie star Arg

Fears are growing for The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent, who has been reported missing, police said today. Officers in Redbridge are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of the missing 26 year old, best known as Arg for his time on the...

 
Harworth: Man gets curfew after being unable to do unpaid work order

Harworth: Man gets curfew after being unable to do unpaid work order

A Harworth man has been given a curfew after Worksop Magistrates' Court heard he could no longer comply with his unpaid work community order. Andrew Mead, 43, of Arundel Walk, breached his community order after he twice failed to attend pre-arranged...

 
Scunthorpe Rock Open starts at Lincoln Imp

Scunthorpe Rock Open starts at Lincoln Imp

ALL but one of the 24 places in the four heats of the 2014 Scunthorpe Rock Open have now been snapped up. The only vacancy is in the opening heat at the town's Lincoln Imp pub on Saturday, September 6. For the second successive year, the Scunthorpe...

 
Happy birthday to some of our high street home favourites

Happy birthday to some of our high street home favourites

Just like friends who are perfectly in tune with us, some home stores seem to know exactly how we want to live, and become favourite destinations for browsing or buying. The enduring success of four of them is reflected in their ages – John Lewis is...

 
Anti-fracking campaigners vow to fight court’s ruling

Anti-fracking campaigners vow to fight court’s ruling

Protesters have vowed to battle to overturn a court injunction stopping anti-fracking campaigners from camping out on Lancashire farming land. Gas exploration company Cuadrilla won an interim court injunction in Manchester High Court on Thursday. A...

 

Detached farmhouse is stunning rural idyll

Located in a stunning rural position, this double-fronted detached farmhouse offers a wonderful mix of contemporary and classic charm. Fully refurbished to a high standard throughout, Moss Gate Farm still maintains its original features. Idyllic...

 

Towie star James Argent reported missing, police say

Fears are growing for The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent, who has been reported missing, police said on Saturday. Officers in Redbridge are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of the missing 26-year-old, best known as Arg for his time...

Guardian, 07:04 in Showbiz
 
Residents called on MP for help

Residents called on MP for help

In reply to the letter from Andy Devanney, can I just say our MP was in Bankhall Ward because residents asked him to come and see what it was like. We did this because residents could not get hold of our own councillors. Residents had complained about...

 
Pet owners warned after parvo infects Harrogate dogs

Pet owners warned after parvo infects Harrogate dogs

Harrogate pet owners are being told to check their dog's vaccinations are up to date after vets have dealt with cases of the deadly parvovirus in Harrogate. The Canine parvo virus is a highly infectious disease that can be passed to other dogs before...

 
Help make Chorley Carnival a success next year

Help make Chorley Carnival a success next year

Businesses are being urged to dig deep and give their support to Chorley Carnival. Organisers are looking for firms willing to provide sponsorship for next year’s event. They also want to hear from businesses able to help in other ways, for example by...

 
Tributes are paid to much loved former alderman

Tributes are paid to much loved former alderman

Tributes have been paid to a former Preston alderman who passed away last week. Mrs Irene Short, who campaigned hard for industry both as a Labour councillor and a trade unionist, died on August 18, her 84th birthday, at Little Sisters of the Poor,...

 
Homes estate plan for deaf school site

Homes estate plan for deaf school site

The site of a former Preston landmark buildingcould be transformed into a mini-housing estate. A scheme is due to be considered on Monday by city planners which would see residential development on the former Royal Cross Institute for the Deaf site at...

 


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