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An adventurous spirit

Paratrooper John Jeffries not only had an amazing war story to tell but just three years ago, at the age of 95, he completed his first sky dive since he dropped into the Netherlands as part of Operation Market Garden in 1944.
His exploits gained nation…

News in Brief (07/08/20)

With news on: community groups in Merseyside awarded a share of £150,000; Nottinghamshire’s HWRCs reopen fully for summer; Central Bedfordshire refuse truck named after 8-year-old;  Enforcement Undertakings; and, NRW to regulate Kronospan, Chirk
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Big shed win for GMI

The development on Maple Road, Tankersley will have 12-metre eaves, a 50-metre yard, 12 dock level loading doors, two ground level loading doors, 23 HGV spaces, 80 car parking spaces, fitted office accommodation and up to 1MVA power supply.
GMI divi…

British sport must examine its racist past

The writer, a British journalist, was the first sports editor of the BBC
In nearly half a century of reporting sport in the British media, I have never known sports administrators — notoriously resistant to change — to move so swiftly on any subje…