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August 13, 2018 8:48 AM 130 volunteers thanked for supporting hospices at garden party

The charity, run entirely by volunteers, has distributed £2.5 million since it began 23 years ago. FSH works alongside hospices, promoting awareness of the invaluable services provided by them to our community. Chair Kathy Gore said: “Our hospices provide crucial support to families when it is needed most. “But they all rely on support from their local 5

August 13, 2018 12:10 AM I nearly went blind after a holiday swim reveals Scot

A MAN had to undergo eye surgery after swimming on holiday in Spain with his contact lenses in. Muir Fulton, 45, from Doonfoot, Ayr, needed a cornea transplant after both eyes became infected. He cut short his holiday and flew home after seeking help from an eye surgeon at Ayr Hospital. Muir went for a morning swim, forgetting he had his contact lenses 10

August 9, 2018 4:05 AM Burger van man struggling after being kicked out of his spot of 22 years

Three months ago, the council gave him a new location at the top of Wilson Avenue, just by the by the crossing to Warren Road. Because of the comparatively isolated spot, his previous customers have been using social media tell people about the veteran burger flipper’s new site in an attempt to entice old and new customers to the van. He said: “Obviously 8

August 7, 2018 1:38 PM Watch Manchester United play a pre-season game against 100 kids and James Corden

Three professional footballers against 10 goalkeepers and 90 outfielders – but who won? United recorded a much-needed 2-1 victory over their pint-sized opponents after an action-packed game that saw a goal ruled out for offside, plenty of celebrations and a bicycle kick from Mata. Jose Mourinho also took to the field as a substitute goalkeeper, while 12

August 7, 2018 7:38 AM Brexit LIVE: Sturgeon warns May against 'CATASTROPHIC' no-deal Brexit as leaders meet

NICOLA Sturgeon has warned Theresa May against talking up a no-deal Brexit scenario before a meeting with the Prime Minister in Edinburgh. One of the UK's richest men has urged Theresa May to walk away from negotiations with the EU without a deal. Brexit backer Peter Hargreaves said: "We should have a team that want Brexit and want us out of the EU. The best option 12

August 3, 2018 4:46 AM Newspaper headlines: More rate rises and Amazon's tax bill

The rise in interest rates is the lead story on the Metro, which also carries a warning from Bank of England governor Mark Carney. The rate has risen by a quarter of a percentage point, from 0.5% to 0.75% - the highest level since March 2009 - and Mr Carney has said there will be further "gradual" and "limited" rate rises to come. The i also leads on the interest 18

August 1, 2018 9:28 PM Harry Kane '£50,000' fiver spent in Merthyr Tydfil off licence

A £5 note engraved with the image of England striker Harry Kane has gone into circulation in Merthyr Tydfil. Micro-engraver Graham Short made six of the notes after Kane won the Golden Boot for scoring the most goals during the 2018 World Cup. The artist previously etched Jane Austen on to new £5 notes when they were first circulated - and those have been valued 7

July 27, 2018 10:58 AM York parents needed for holiday meals project

PARENTS affected by increased living costs during the school holidays are invited to take part in a new project in York. Researchers and charity workers are looking for ten people to help show the reality of poverty in the city, by acting as community reporters. Participants must be parents whose child or children ordinarily receive free school meals 9

July 27, 2018 7:18 AM Isle of Wight bereaved dad finds 'good luck' pendant

A bereaved dad says he is "absolutely buzzing" to have found a missing pendant after taking to Facebook to appeal for help to trace it. Dan Monaghan's plea was shared 13,000 times after his half of the heart-shaped charm went missing on the Isle of Wight, on 20 July. He found it "battered and bent" outside his home in Newport on Thursday. The other half is buried 7

July 27, 2018 4:00 AM Man punched his friend's ex-boyfriend in the face

A YORK man punched his friend’s ex-boyfriend in the face, causing a fracture to his cheekbone that needed surgery. Andrew Robert McDonald, 29, of Brailsford Crescent, Clifton, York, pleaded guilty at York Crown Court on Tuesday to inflicting grievous bodily harm. Nick Adlington, prosecuting, said that McDonald went with his friend to her flat on August 6