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April 17, 2018 10:33 AM Equipment boost for Malton Hospital

THE Malton and District Hospital League of Friends group has bought tens of thousands of pounds of new equipment for the hospital which will help it detect skin cancer. Rebecca Render, chairman of the Friends, said the equipment is for the new dermatology clinic, which operates one day a week at the moment from the new Malton Diagnostics Centre at the hospital 8

April 16, 2018 10:30 AM Mabiera from Brighton Bier wins at beer competitions

A BEER launched to help raise cash to restore Brighton’s Madeira Terrace has been recognised on the world stage. Brewers Brighton Bier won two gold medals for specially commissioned Mabiera at two international beer competitions. The beer, whose name is based on a play of words between on Madeira and Bier, was launched to raise funds for the city’s Save Madeira

April 16, 2018 5:00 AM Hundreds of children crammed into schools which are already full

Figures from the Department for Education show that in Bolton, 38 primary schools which are already full or above capacity, are accommodating 218 extra pupils, while 59 schools have spare places. The figures were released as Bolton Council embarks on an multi-million pound school expansion programme to increase places at popular schools to ensure there

April 9, 2018 6:01 PM Chinese facial recognition firm, SenseTime, becomes the world's most valuable AI start-up at $4.5 BILLION after raising a record $600 million in a funding round led by Alibaba

Creepy plans for creepy state-wide surveillance in China have moved a step closer, thanks to one of the country's leading tech firms. SenseTime, which works in partnership with Honda on automated vehicle research, has developed facial recognition CCTV technology already in use across China. The firm has tripled its worth in less than a year after a funding 11

April 5, 2018 4:49 PM Migrant surge blamed on EU for failing to pay €3billion promised to Turkey two years ago to stem the flow

A surge in migration is being blamed on the European Union failing to pay €3billion to Turkey to help stem the flow. Turkey agreed to take back refugees and migrants who reached Greece illegally in return for €6billion in aid in 2016. The deal significantly reduced the number of people arriving on Greek islands from Turkey. The first payment of €3billion 8

April 3, 2018 12:22 PM Madeleine McCann news: Police chief reveals SHOCK bombshell in hunt for Maddie

A TOP cop has lashed out at the £100,000 extra funding - on top of £11 million already spent - given to the search for Madeleine McCann, calling it a “thankless task.” The shock bombshell from Colin Sutton who turned down the opportunity to lead the inquiry into Maddie’s disappearance told a documentary her corpse could be buried in any of 600 ancient 30

March 31, 2018 10:00 AM Charities and projects needed for community funding

Waitrose Southend is inviting local charities and groups to participate in its ‘Community Matters’ scheme, which sees £1,000 shared between three good causes every month as voted for by customers. As shoppers go through the checkout, they receive a green token to place in a box of the cause they’d most like to support - the more tokens a cause gets, the bigger 7

March 31, 2018 5:02 AM Schools to receive £4.7 million to transform buildings

SCHOOLS in Bolton are to receive a slice of £4.7 million to transform buildings. Nine primary and secondary schools have successfully bid for government cash to improve their buildings with projects ranging from replacing a whole classroom block to kitchen improvements. The funding is part of multi-million pound pot to improve and expand facilities in schools 8

March 30, 2018 1:00 PM Rotary's pledge to end polio

A rotary club has set up the 'World's Greatest Meal' funding campaign to support an end polio campaign. Susanne Rea of the Rotary Club of Cairns Sunrise, Australia, and Mukesh Malhotra from the Rotary Club of Hounslow, visited Storrington and Pulborough District Rotary Club this week. They thanked the club for its 'World's Greatest Meal' fundraising 1

March 28, 2018 4:13 PM Prince hands medal to inspector

A POLICE chief has received an honour for his work in transforming how North Yorkshire Police responds to mental health problems - and says the ceremony at Buckingham Palace was the proudest moment of his life. Inspector Bill Scott was speaking after being presented with the Queen’s Police Medal by Prince William. He said: “Receiving the Queen’s Police 13