News archive from 31 December 2013, page 9

Two-star rating was 'lowest score ever'

30/12/13 Pizza Plaza - Burton, burtonPizza Plaza - Waterloo St, BurtonTHE owner of a takeaway pizza shop was told to make a number of improvements to meet food hygiene standards following an inspection by East Staffordshire Borough Council. Pizza...

 
Humpty Dumpty at Talisman Theatre

Humpty Dumpty at Talisman Theatre

Buy photos » HUMPTY-DUMPTY is sett o prove a cracking panto at Kenilworth's Talisman Theatre. The company's 60th family pantomime can be seen between December 21 and January 4. The plot stems from a wicked Sorcerer who tried to usurp the good King...

 

Wenger looking for 'special' signing as Giroud, Ramsey, Ozil and Gibbs are all ruled OUT of Cardiff clash

Arsenal are facing an injury crisis with four of their regular starters ruled out of the New Year's Day visit of Cardiff to the Emirates. Manager Arsene Wenger on Tuesday confirmed that Olivier Giroud, Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil and Kieran Gibbs are all...

Daily Mail, 10:10 in Sport
 

Schumacher Showing 'Slight Improvement'

Michael Schumacher has shown "slight improvement" after surgical procedure, doctors have said. The  intervention took around two hours, and the coming hours are 'critical' according to medical staff. More follows... :: Watch Sky News live on...

 

Cycle challenge continues

webpicPUPILS at a South Derbyshire school are cycling hard to make it across the Pacific Ocean as part of a charity cycling challenge. The Pingle School students took part in the "Around the World in 80 School Days' cycling challenge set by...

 

Closing for good? Little Rascals refuses to set record straight

RUMOURS that a soft play business near Burton is closing for good has not been dismissed by its management. The Mail visited Little Rascals, in Bretby Business Park, this morning in an attempt to put an end to rumours circling social media that the...

 
New coin designs for 2014 unveiled by The Royal Mint

New coin designs for 2014 unveiled by The Royal Mint

Coins marking the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One will enter circulation in 2014. The Royal Mint has released details of the new coin designs that will feature on the 50p, £1 and £2 coins. The new...

BBC, 10:34 in Business
 
'Harmful' weedkiller in your bread and cereal bars

'Harmful' weedkiller in your bread and cereal bars

Jordans cereal bars and Warburtons bread have been found to contain traces of glyphosate - a controversial herbicide that campaigners say poses a risk to human health. Andrew Wasley reports ... It may produce adverse effects on human and animal...

 

China blames religious extremism for attack in Xinjiang

The Xinjiang government said police shot dead eight people on Monday during the attack in Yarkand county close to the old Silk Road city of Kashgar in Xinjiang's south. The violence raised the death toll from clashes there to at least 35 since...

 
Pets given bright future thanks to Rescue Me

Pets given bright future thanks to Rescue Me

Each year the RSPCA in our area is inundated with a growing number of neglected and mistreated animals. But here at the News we have been working alongside the animal shelter, based on Abbey Street, Derby, to help alleviate the ever increasing demand...

 

DERBYSHIRE: BHF launches heart disease hub for women

The British Heart Foundation has opened its first ever virtual Women's Room to raise awareness of heart disease in women and create a unique and supportive space for women living with the disease. Despite being stereotyped a ‘man’s disease’, more than...

 
EMAS issue tips for safe new year

EMAS issue tips for safe new year

East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) is preparing for New Year's Eve with a plea to those celebrating to start 2014 safe and well. The traditional party night marks the end of more than a fortnight of seasonal celebrations which puts more...

 

Spot where Schumacher is believed to have suffered ski injury revealed as F1 icon has second brain op and...

The spot where Formula One legend Michael Schumacher is believed to have suffered a horrific fall while skiing off-piste in the French resort of Meribel has been revealed. The 44-year-old is still fighting for his life and remains in a coma after the...

Daily Mail, 10:39 in Sport
 
Beyonce defends using Challenger disaster audio in song

Beyonce defends using Challenger disaster audio in song

Singer Beyonce has justified her use of audio footage from the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster in a track from her recently released "surprise" album. The pop star has faced criticism for incorporating a recording of an ex-Nasa public...

BBC, 10:39 in Art & Culture
 

New Year Honours round-up: College Principal awarded OBE

A STRATFORD-upon-Avon woman has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list, months before retiring as Principal of Solihull College. Brenda Sheils, of St Andrew’s Crescent, is being awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire)...

 


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