News archive from 31 May 2013, page 14

Baby Roman unites town in funding efforts

A Berwick couple whose baby son was recently diagnosed with an incurable disease have been stunned by the support they have received. Eleven-month-old Roman Greenlees was diagnosed with Aspers disease, a rare degenerative illness that cannot be...

 
Halite to seek judicial review

Halite to seek judicial review

US-financed Halite Energy, which last month lost its fight to be allowed to create gas store caverns under the Wyre estuary has decided to battle on - by challenging the 
decision via a judicial review. The legal fight could cost the company...

 
Councillor to star in alien documentary

Councillor to star in alien documentary

A Whitby councillor will star in a Channel 4 documentary about his experiences with aliens and the time he was abducted on the moor's road. Coun Simon Parkes who was elected onto Whitby Town Council in February 2012, was contacted by award winning...

 
Moor’s farm opens its doors to public for national event

Moor’s farm opens its doors to public for national event

A farm in the tiny North York Moors village of Commondale will open its gates to visitors next Sunday for people to find out first hand how food is grown and produced. Fowl Green Farm in Commondale is taking part in the annual nationwide event...

 
LISTEN: BBC Radio Stoke DJ Paula to return after on air apology

LISTEN: BBC Radio Stoke DJ Paula to return after on air apology

Concerns had been raised by listeners that Paula's time at the station would be brought to an end after she was taken off air during her final weekday afternoon show. But Paula has issued an apology to friends, relatives, colleagues and listeners....

 
Sparks fly as Mark takes City hotseat

Sparks fly as Mark takes City hotseat

Yesterday - in contrast to Pulis's arrival in North Staffordshire - the focus of supporters from across the country fell on Stoke's Clayton Woods training complex where Hughes faced the nation's media. When Pulis arrived for his first spell back in...

 
Help improve patient services at surgeries

Help improve patient services at surgeries

A group which works to improve services for patients is promoting the work it does over the coming week. The Patient Participation Group serving Market Harborough Medical Centre and the Husbands Bosworth Surgery is taking part in Patient Participation...

 
Dad in desperate plea at roadside to find new job

Dad in desperate plea at roadside to find new job

James held up a board pleading with commuters to give him a chance of employment. He has struggled to find work since being released from a four-week sentence in Dovegate Prison for a driving offence. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered...

 
Tribute paid to motorcyclist killed in crash

Tribute paid to motorcyclist killed in crash

Tribute has been paid to a Harborough man who died when his motorcycle collided with a car. Andrew Buss, of Willow Crescent, Harborough, died in the crash on the road between Watford and West Haddon in Daventry district on Saturday (May 25) at about...

 
Police seize 100 illegal cars in Staffordshire crackdown

Police seize 100 illegal cars in Staffordshire crackdown

The operation sees unsuspecting motorists pulled over by officers after having their details recorded by ANPR cameras across the city. And today Mr Ellis, below right, deemed the initiative a 'great success'. He said: "The operation has been...

 
£1k worth of kids clothes snatched

£1k worth of kids clothes snatched

A CCTV image, above, of one of the men police want to talk to in connection with the incident has now been released and anyone who helps convict those responsible is being offered £100 in vouchers to spend at the shop. The two men, stole five CP...

 
MP 'impressed' by A&E service

MP 'impressed' by A&E service

Senior managers told him how the complex was working closely with social services and NHS primary care to clear patients from beds as quickly as possible - and had GPs on site to fast-track casualties with less serious problems. Yet 12 miles away, the...

 

VIDEO: Bostonians pay tribute to murdered soldier Lee Rigby

Boston people have paid their respects to murdered soldier Lee Rigby by laying flowers at the town's war memorial. Drummer Rigby, 25, from Manchester, was killed in Woolwich last Wednesday. This was the scene at the town’s war memorial today.

 
Running, biking, swimming her way to the record books

Running, biking, swimming her way to the record books

Where do you go when you need to do your cycling training? I have been a member of the Berwick Wheelers Cycling Club since the early 90’s, winning numerous Championships, most recently Ladies 10 mile TT on 23 May 2013. I am also the current holder of...

 
Dad in desperate plea to find new job on A500 roundabout

Dad in desperate plea to find new job on A500 roundabout

James held up a board pleading with commuters to give him a chance of employment. He has struggled to find work since being released from a four-week sentence in Dovegate Prison for a driving offence. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered...

 


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