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  • Geoffrey Boycott: Former cricketer sorry for 'unacceptable' comment

    August 22, 2017 2:50 PM 11

    Former England cricketer and BBC commentator Geoffrey Boycott has apologised for an "unacceptable" comment about West Indian cricketers. Boycott is reported to have said it would be more likely he would be knighted if he was to 'black his face'. It is also claimed he said some knighthoods were handed out like "confetti" to West Indies greats. The 76-year-old

  • Drugs gang leader found, accomplice still on the run

    August 22, 2017 2:40 PM 6

    A ringleader of drugs gang has been arrested after going on the run in February. Sonny Elms, 24, from Greater Manchester, and Paul Daniel Heaton, 26, both gave police the slip after they failed to appear at York Crown Court on February 1 to be sentenced for conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin in Scarborough. Elms was eventually arrested in Manchester

  • Man left with fractured skull in assault

    August 22, 2017 2:40 PM

    A man has been left with a fractured skull and three fractures to his cheek after being assaulted. The victim was walking along Oak Road in Canvey, having left a pub in the area, at around 2.15am on Sunday, August 13 when he was approached and attacked at the junction of Furtherwick Road. The victim, a 31-year-old man, was left with a fractured skull

  • £100,000 boost for foundation

    August 22, 2017 12:12 PM 6

    A YORK community foundation which handed grants to hundreds of victims of the 2015 floods has itself been awarded a £100,000 grant. The money has been given by Goldsmiths’ Company Charity to Two Ridings Community Foundation, which says it will use it to encourage more local giving through donors setting up funds for good causes. Chief executive Jan Garrill

  • Swindon astronomer travels to US to witness the Great American Eclipse

    August 22, 2017 11:42 AM 1

    Swindon man Robert Slack was among many keen astronomers who travelled to the USA this week to see the solar eclipse. Robert Slack who is a member of Swindon Stargazers Astronomy Society witnessed the eclipse from Kentucky as the shadow of the moon sped across the entire width of the United States from Oregon in the west, across 14 states to the Carolinas

  • Doctor Who fans furious to discover it is load of bollocks

    August 22, 2017 11:23 AM 5

    ANGRY Doctor Who fans have condemned the programme after realising it is total bollocks. ‘Whovian’ Roy Hobbs attacked producers after realised the series is about a shape-changing alien that lives in a phone box. Hobbs said: “It’s taken me 32 years to realise this programme is the biggest load of bollocks going. “The basic idea is fucking ridiculous

  • Lord Mayor reaches out to York's smaller community groups

    August 22, 2017 10:30 AM 5

    THE LORD Mayor of York is putting out a call for the city's smaller community groups - so she can help raise their profile during her year in office. Each year, the Lord Mayor of York leaves their unique stamp on the city and this year Lord Mayor Cllr Barbara Boyce and her civic party say they want to visit as many small, "hard to reach" community groups

  • Stella-guzzling arsehole has strong moral stance against drugs

    August 22, 2017 9:47 AM 6

    A MAN who regularly gets into fights while drunk would never get involved with dangerous drugs like cannabis, he has announced. Scaffolding contractor Julian Cook regards drugs as a scourge on society, unlike his favourite recreational activity of getting blackout drunk and hitting people. Cook said: “I feel sorry for people who need to take drugs instead

  • Chichester man stabbed in Swanfield Drive fracas

    August 22, 2017 7:16 AM

    A MAN has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed. Police officers were called to the fracas in Swanfield Drive, Chichester around 3.10am on Saturday. The 27-year-old victim was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital to be treated. His injuries are not life threatening. Police believe the suspects, three men known to the victim

  • Leigh man burgled as he returns home to Glendale Gardens

    August 22, 2017 6:25 AM

    The man in his 40s left his home in Glendale Gardens at around 5.25pm on August 10 and when he returned between 9.15 and 9.30, a man was running out of the back of his house. The thief carried out a messy search of the upstairs bed room and stole a men’s Armani rose gold watch, a vintage bracelet and a Paul Smith necklace. The man is described as being