HGVs banned from Leeming Bar estate after ‘open toilet’ complaint

Image copyright Google Image caption Drivers are banned from sleeping in their lorries overnight at Leeming Bar industrial estate Lorry drivers have been banned from staying in their vehicles overnight on an industrial estate because…


Waterways: Volunteers help restore Great Yarmouth park

Image caption The Waterways in Great Yarmouth was created to provide employment for local men after World War One Volunteer gardeners have been helping to restore a Venice-inspired seaside attraction to its original 1920s design….


Nicola Adams v Arely Mucino: WBO world flyweight bout tops bill featuring Daniel Dubois

Adams (right) has five wins from five professional bouts Nicola Adams will challenge for a world title for the first time against Mexico’s Arely Mucino at the Royal Albert Hall on 8 March. The Briton,…


Bristol’s deputy mayor threatened over Bearpit plan

Image copyright Google Image caption The Bearpit is surrounded by busy roads and is accessed by subways under St James Barton Roundabout The deputy mayor of Bristol has said she received death threats over plans…


‘Incredibly rare’ find in Western Isles prehistoric forest

Image copyright Scape Image caption Prehistoric wood preserved in peat at Lionacleit Archaeologists have found evidence of early human activity at a submerged prehistoric forest in the Western Isles. Lionacleit in Benbecula is one of…


Twelve arrests in Southwark and Bromley drugs raids

Twelve people have been arrested in raids targeting drug dealing, which police say is “inextricably linked” with recent violent crime in London. Eleven men, aged between 18 and 48, and a 31-year-old woman were held…


Dutch pair ‘tried to smuggle £130m of cocaine’

Image caption Border Force officers intercepted the yacht in the western approach to the English Channel Two Dutch men attempted to smuggle cocaine worth more than £130m into Europe on a yacht, a court has…


Steven Pressley: Carlisle United name ex-Scotland defender as new manager

Steven Pressley resigned as manager of Fleetwood Town in July 2016 after nine months in charge Carlisle United have appointed former Scotland defender Steven Pressley as their new manager. The 45-year-old succeeds John Sheridan, who…



Firefighters tackle blaze at Rangers training centre

Image copyright SNS Image caption Auchenhowie was formally known as Murray Park Firefighters are tackling a blaze at the Rangers training complex in East Dunbartonshire. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service responded to an alarm…


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