‘Industrial scale’ flytipping is making life a misery for Upton residents as discarded, fridges, sofas and beds pile up in the village. Coun Martyn Ward said people were dumping household objects around Sheepwalk Lane, Quarry Lane, Harewood Lane and Upton Country Park, before “doing a runner” leaving the council to deal with the mess.Labour councillor resigns after motion to oust council leaderHe said: “It’s as bad as it’s ever been. It’s a slap in the face and it’s really disappointing. “We’re seeing furniture, couches, beds, tables, bedding clothing, household goods, general litter, food wrappers, plastic bottles, you name it. It’s really a major thing.“People who are paying for a ‘man with a van’ to help them get rid of rubbish need to check they have a proper licence because if there is anything dumped illegally that can be traced back to them then they are liable for prosecution as … [Read more...] about ‘Flytipping is on industrial scale’ is making life a misery for residents
Football fans clock up plenty of miles during a league season, travelling to every corner of the country to watch their team. If you are one of those fans, then that might give you an advantage in this quiz. Here at Plymouth Live, we have put together a quiz that tests your knowledge of every club in League One. Do you know who plays where? We will show you all 24 grounds from League One and you have to decide who plays there. You will get four options for each question and have to pick the answer that you think is correct. We have seven new stadiums from the last time we did this quiz. Sunderland's Stadium of Light, Barnsley's Oakwell and Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium are all League One venues after the sides were relegated from the Championship last season. Accrington Stanley's Crown Ground, Luton Town's Kenilworth Road, Wycome Wanderers' Adams Park and Coventry City's Ricoh Arena are also options as all four teams won promotion from League Two. Remember, no cheating! Anybody could … [Read more...] about QUIZ: How many League One football stadiums can you name?
The saga of a derelict ‘eyesore’ pub in Castleford could rumble on for another two years. The New Airedale on Holywell Lane closed down around four years ago.Planning permission to convert the building into a ground floor shop and flats above was approved last year but no progress has been made.M62 closures announced as major congestion relief work continuesCastleford Central and Glass Houghton councillor Tony Wallis said residents had raised concerns about the state of the building and he had discussed the possibility of enforcement action with council officers.He said officers’ concerns had been passed on to the owners of the building.Coun Wallis said: “It does have planning permission and I don’t know why nothing has been done. From a council point of view we are doing what we can and it is a pity it has been in this state so long. “I hope we can work with the owners to bring about what was in the planning application and if it’s not going … [Read more...] about Derelict pub could remain an ‘eyesore’ for another two years
Barnoldswick Town failed to turn their dominance into points on Tuesday night, as City of Liverpool went top of the NWC Premier Division following a 3-2 win at the Silentnight Stadium. Town started well, with chances for Andrew Hill and Zack Dale, but neither could hit the target.Chances continued to come, but poor defending allowed Thomas Peterson to give the Merseysiders a 25th-minute lead against the run of play.Captain James Crorken hit a shot which hit the bar and post before bouncing on the line, summing up Town’s luck, as they somehow went in behind.Town continued to press after the break, but again City of Liverpool were more clinical, and made it 2-0 after 52 minutes, as Peterson rounded Ryan Livesey.It was 3-0 with 15 minutes remaining, as Jamie McDonald finished after a neat one-two, and though Elliott Fenton and Dale pulled two deserved goals back late on, the damage was done.On Saturday, Town exited the FA Vase, losing 4-2 at Guisborough Town, who raced into a 3-0 … [Read more...] about Town push new leaders all the way
0 Have your say A popular city centre pub is toasting its landmark entry in a prestigious beer drinkers' bible. Fitzgeralds, in Green Terrace, Sunderland, has been included in the Campaign for Real Ale's (Camra) Good Beer Guide for the 25th consecutive year.It is only the second city boozer to celebrate the milestone and is among a record 17 entries from within the city boundaries to feature in the 2019 edition.Fitzgeralds's feat has been marked with a framed certificate presented by Sunderland and South Tyneside Camra chairman Michael Wynne.Mr Wynne said: "Whenever we have visited it has always sold top quality real ale and is a well-run friendly pub." Fitzies, as it is known locally, is one of 4,500 pubs in the new edition.While the accompanying citations will acknowledge surroundings, food and events such as quiz nights, it is the quality of the beer on offer which local Camra members are interested in when they submit their findings. Fitzgeralds manager … [Read more...] about Sunderland pub toasts 25 years in Camra Good Beer Guide