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Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect? There are numerous home remedies which all claim to be the best way to cure nettle stings,...

Hebden Bridge Times, today, 14:31
 

Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect? There are numerous home remedies which all claim to be the best way to cure nettle stings,...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Discarded cigarette butt sparks blaze at Sheffield home

A discarded cigarette butt sparked a blaze at a Sheffield home. A fire service spokesperson said a cigarette had been thrown out of an attic window and landed in some guttering which accidentally caused a fire to the outside of the property in...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Nine ways to save cash on holiday

Holidaymakers are being offered nine top tips to save cash whilst on their getaways this summer. The penny-pinching experts at PromotionalCodes.org.uk have revealed their top nine hacks for achieving a cost-effective vacation. From avoiding the hotel...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Doncaster residents flee bedroom blaze

Doncaster residents had to flee their home last night after a fire was sparked in the bedroom. A small fire was ignited inside the property in Marsh Road, Thorpe-in-Balne, at about 8pm. READ MORE: Police seal off street in Sheffield city centre Three...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Crime spree across Sheffield suburb

A crime spree resulted in a number of homes and vehicles being damaged in a Sheffield suburb. There were four crimes reported in the north eastern part of the city between the early hours of Thursday and the early hours of this morning. READ MORE:...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Arsonists strike NINE times across South Yorkshire overnight

Arsonists struck NINE times overnight across South Yorkshire. They set fire to grassland in Rotherham Road, Beighton, at 7.50pm last night. A crew from Parkway Fire Station was called out to deal with the blaze. READ MORE: Police seal off street in...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

ALERT: Warning issued over 'man trying car doors' in Doncaster town centre

Police have issued a warning about a thief spotted 'trying car doors' in Doncaster town centre. The message comes from Rob Bell, a police community support officer with the Doncaster Central Neighbourhood Policing Team, who said: "The male who...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Sheffield man jailed for having 'loaded shotgun with ammunition sewn into curtains'

A Sheffield man has been jailed after police discovered a loaded shotgun with ammunition sewn into the curtains at his home. Darren Morton, aged 44, was jailed for three years after pleading guilty to possession of a shotgun without a certificate at...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 14:31
 

Calderdale has one of the highest rates of burglary in England and Wales, latest crime figures show

Calderdale has one of the highest rates of burglary in England and Wales, according to the latest police recorded crime figures. There were 1,699 household break-ins between April 2017 and March 2018, data from the Office for National Statistics...

Halifax Courier, today, 14:31
 

Rallying together to pay for funeral of Luke, who would ‘light up any room’

The family of a father who died last month have paid tribute to his ability to “light up any room” as friends and strangers rally together to raise funds for his funeral. Bartender Luke Wilson, who lived in Horbury, died at the age of 21. A...

Wake Field Express, today, 14:31
 

WATCH: Stunning footage of Batley's Step into the Future celebration

Children from across the region joined as part of the Step into the Future celebration last month, as things stepped up a gear heading into the official Great Get Together weekend. More In Common, run in no small part by Jo Cox's sister Kim...

Mirfield Reporter, today, 14:31
 

Funding plea for longest-running music festival

Funds are being raised to help organisers of an annual festival cover their costs. Clarence Park hosts the longest-running outdoor free festival in Yorkshire and has done so since 1991, but organisers now admit it is forcing members to help cover the...

Wake Field Express, today, 14:31
 

Countdown is on as Piece Hall asks for your votes in lottery awards

The countdown is on with just one week to go to vote for the Piece Hall Hall transformation project in the prestigious National Lottery Awards 2018. READ: Piece Hall restaurant announcement: traders and shoppers react The scheme is the only West...

Halifax Courier, today, 14:31
 

'Financially unsustainable' sixth form centre to close in Calderdale

The sixth form provision at Calder High School which is putting 'extra pressure on the school's budget' will be officially closed if councillors agree to the recommendation. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve the decision of the...

Halifax Courier, today, 14:31
 


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