News archive from 30 August 2015, page 16

Concerns raised over potential fracking site in North Lincolnshire

Concerns raised over potential fracking site in North Lincolnshire

AN ANTI-fracking meeting was held during which concerned residents learned more about the controversial procedure. Frack Free Kirton in Lindsey held the meeting at the town hall on Tuesday, with support from umbrella group Frack Free Lincolnshire -...

 
New bakery opens in Scunthorpe town centre

New bakery opens in Scunthorpe town centre

A NEW bakery has opened in Scunthorpe. Sweet House Bakery is now trading on Frodingham Road in the town following a £10,000 investment. Lithuanian-born Kristina Virviliene, 32, who has lived in Scunthorpe for five years, said this is her first...

 
Scunthorpe United failed to 'stick the knife in' when on top at Colchester United, admits boss Mark Robins

Scunthorpe United failed to 'stick the knife in' when on top at Colchester United, admits boss Mark Robins

SCUNTHORPE United manager Mark Robins said he was disappointed with his side's 2-2 draw with Colchester United - but admitted they have to be more ruthless during games. Goals from Kevin van Veen and Paddy Madden put the Iron 2-0 up with less than 20...

 
Preston takeaways battle it our for UK curry crown

Preston takeaways battle it our for UK curry crown

TWO city takeaways are going head to head in the battle for their curries to be crowned the best in England. Ronaldsway business, Spice King, and Fylde Road takeaway, Indian Express, will compete after being selected as finalists for the English Curry...

 
CONGRATULATIONS! Couple celebrate an incredible 70 years of marriage

CONGRATULATIONS! Couple celebrate an incredible 70 years of marriage

A COUPLE have celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary. Ken, 92, and Joan Walker, 91, of Avenswood Lane, Scunthorpe, celebrated 70 years of marriage on Tuesday. The pair met at age 17 in 1941 when Mrs Walker moved from Essex to the outskirts of...

 
Cancer battle inspires gig

Cancer battle inspires gig

A man who has battled against cancer is hoping to give something back by putting on a concert. Mike Wallace was due to have a routine knee operation in August last year but was in fact diagnosed with a 6cm tumour in his oesophagus. The Tydd St Mary...

 
Nathan French beats Ibrar Riyaz on points at Doncaster Dome

Nathan French beats Ibrar Riyaz on points at Doncaster Dome

GRIMSBY boxer Nathan French extended his perfect pro record to five wins with another fine showing at Doncaster Dome. Cheered on by over 70 fans, the 25-year-old earned a 39-38 points verdict against Reading journeyman Ibrar Riyaz. French took control...

 
Poppies arrive at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Poppies arrive at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Chancellor George Osborne visited the Yorkshire Sculpture Park as work began to install hundreds of memorial ceramic poppies. The poppy sculptures, which went on display at the Tower of London to honour soldiers who died in the First World War, will...

 
Driver taken to hospital after crashing into brick wall

Driver taken to hospital after crashing into brick wall

A man had to be cut from his car - after crashing into a brick wall. Emergency services were called to the incident in Uplands Avenue, Chell, just after 11pm last night. Two fire crews from Sandyford and Newcastle attended the scene. No other vehicles...

 

Defeat to Adelaide puts West Coast Eagles' home final hopes in danger

Imposing Adelaide forward Josh Jenkins kicked six goals in a 57-point belting of West Coast which puts the Eagles’ top-two AFL hopes in peril. The Crows, eyeing a possible home elimination final, produced two bursts of precision football in a 19.12...

Guardian, 07:44 in Sport
 
Chelsea line up signing before deadline day after pulling out John Stones deal

Chelsea line up signing before deadline day after pulling out John Stones deal

But the Blues have already started laying down plans to sign another defender, according to The Independent. It's claimed Jose Mourinho is planning to swoop for Zenit St Petersburg's Ezequiel Garay. Chelsea had been desperate to sign Stones while...

Daily Star, 07:45 in Sport
 

A whole lot of love turns a house into a home... and this couple have it writ large on their walls

Jo Oughtred discovers just how idyllic a home from home can be as Tim and Jackie Thackeray invite her to explore their weekend abode at Burton Waters. The couple escape the pressures of running their Northamptonshire business by retreating to their...

 

You CAN put the glow back into sun-ravaged skin: From taking aspirin to rubbing affected area with red...

Sunburn can occur in as little as 20 minutes but can take up to six hours to show up, so it’s easy to be burnt without realising. This is actually classed as a first degree burn, and is also the single biggest risk factor in the development of skin...

Daily Mail, 07:53 in Health
 
Vote for your man of the match from the clash between Tamworth FC and Nuneaton Town

Vote for your man of the match from the clash between Tamworth FC and Nuneaton Town

Tamworth came from behind to rescue a dramatic derby-day point against Nuneaton Town. Player boss Andy Morrell came off the bench to score the all-important 90th minute equaliser after Aaron Williams had given Nuneaton the lead. Who did you think was...

 

Japan military legislation changes draw protests

Thousands of people have protested outside of Japan's parliament against new legislation that would allow the military to deploy overseas. The changes would allow Japanese troops to fight abroad for the first time since World War Two. The legislation...

BBC, 07:54 in World News
 


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