Temperatures across the Highlands fell well below freezing again overnight - with the mercury bottoming out at -18C close to the A9 in the Cairngorms National Park. It followed a low of -16C near Carrbridge that was recorded overnight Friday into Saturday. The frigid temperatures came as the Met Office issued another yellow warning for snow and ice . The new yellow warning for snow and ice which comes into force at 5pm on Sunday. Related: Yellow warning for snow issued by Met Office for much of HighlandsDo you want to respond to this article?
December 03, 2023 11:02 UTC
A spokesperson for Vipr explains why the company hopes to win the Excellence in Technology – Service Provider awardWhy have you entered the Excellence in Technology – Service Provider award? Our entry for the Excellence in Technology – Service Provider category reflects our groundbreaking work with a leading US insurance carrier. Our focus was on enhancing and improving the excess and surplus (E&S) and specialty business process, which traditionally suffered from lengthy data lag times. Winning the Excellence in Technology - Service Provider award would be a prestigious recognition of our commitment to technological innovation and customer-centric solutions in the insurance industry. It would validate our efforts in driving significant advancements in operational efficiency and decision-making processes for insurance carriers.
December 03, 2023 09:08 UTC
A sunrise picture from Roydon Common on Saturday morning, featuring a Rudolph sign Picture: Julie Smart (Image: Julie Smart)Of its Norfolk stations, Houghton Hall, Marham and Tibenham all had their coldest day since the Beast from the East brought arctic temperatures and heavy snowfall in early 2018. Horses in the snow at Roydon Common on Saturday morning Picture: Julie Smart (Image: Julie Smart)Mr Holley said: "Extensive freezing fog meant that Cromer was the only station to climb above freezing on Saturday." EAST: Extensive freezing fog meant that Cromer was the only station to climb above freezing on Saturday. Snow on Roydon Common on Saturday morning Picture: Julie Smart (Image: Julie Smart)However, many people headed out and embraced the snow that had fallen overnight in some parts of Norfolk. Julie Smart, from Grimston, captured stunning images from west Norfolk, with Roydon Common looking like a winter wonderland on Saturday morning.
December 03, 2023 08:28 UTC
Robertson Homes in Bearsden is working with the elves to create special keys that allow Santa Claus to deliver presents to houses without chimneys. Families who live in the Thorn View development and its surroundings are being invited to collect a magic key so that everyone can wake up with a present on Christmas morning. Half of the homes have already been sold and the development was recently recognised at the What House? Magic keys can be collected from Robertson Homes’ sales and marketing suite on Thorn Road between December 4 and 18. Parents are advised to telephone 0333 005 0435 ahead of their visit to ensure the magic keys can be sprinkled with magic dust before collection.
December 03, 2023 08:04 UTC
By Ko Dong-hwanKia's flagship electric vehicle, the EV9, is gaining global attention after winning honors and international awards in a number of countries based on its performance and design, according to the giant automaker, Sunday. The Danish Car of the Year 2024, organized by Danske Motorjournalister, an Association of Danish Motor Journalists, saw the SUV picking up Innovation Award 2024. The car has also been a finalist in 2024 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year, European Car of the Year 2024 and 2024 World Car Awards. The EV9 has gained people's attention around the world throughout this year when the company introduced the all-electric unit. It won the Reader Award in the UK's 2023 Car of the Year Awards by auto market reviewer, What Car?, in January.
December 03, 2023 07:51 UTC
The show, which started as normal as any episode of Doctor Who can, quickly changed tone and became a little too scary for some fans. Doctor Who fans call newest episode 'nightmare fuel'The TARDIS takes the Doctor and Donna farther than ever before... 💫#DoctorWho: WILD BLUE YONDER, coming 2nd December to @BBCOne and @BBCiPlayer in the UK and @DisneyPlus in the rest of the world. Cool cool cool cool." The first of these episodes - titled The Star Beast - aired on Saturday, November 24 and featured a guest performance from Miriam Margolyes as unlikely BBC villain Beep the Meep. All episodes of Doctor Who can be found on BBC iPlayer in the show's very own Whoniverse section.
December 03, 2023 07:33 UTC
No noise anymore.”But further sporadic interruptions were heard as the draw continued. Similar noises disrupted the BBC’s live coverage of an FA Cup match between Wolves and Liverpool in January, which was hosted by Gary Lineker. Asked if he had noticed any unusual noises in the hall during the draw, England boss Gareth Southgate told the PA news agency: “I did. Wales head coach Rob Page said he had not heard anything (Adam Davy/PA)UEFA declined to comment on the matter. “We got it in there, we put the phone in there, we rung it, sex noise at the Euro 2024 draw.
December 03, 2023 07:28 UTC
After the transformation, the virtual Kiss launched into a performance of God Gave Rock and Roll to You. Kiss frontman Stanley revealed this is the ultimate step to music immortality as, while the rockers might be ageing, their music can live on frozen in time forever. The band deserves to live on because the band is bigger than we are,” he said. This marks the first time a US band has become a permanent, licensed version of intellectual property that can roam the multiverse to perform Kiss music. “Kiss could have a concert in three cities on the same night across three different continents,” he added.
December 03, 2023 06:57 UTC
Cllr Chris McEwan faced criticism from Conservative leader Jonathan Dulston after the former leader questioned whether he is still committed to serving Darlington. The current deputy leader and cabinet member for economy, cllr McEwan is Labour’s candidate in next year’s mayoral elections in the Tees Valley. Cllr McEwan said a Labour win would help “unlock the true potential of Tees Valley”. Just hours later, mayor Houchen announced funds to repair the historic Teesside landmark amid concern Labour attempted to “gatecrash” the announcement. “Would cllr McEwan put the same level of energy into protecting the YEI service, which is there to support young people?” cllr Dulston added.
December 03, 2023 05:56 UTC
The aim is to raise awareness of domestic abuse and encourage people to speak up or help. Wiltshire Council is teaming up with Swindon Borough Council and sending out information and advice until Sunday, December 10. Councillor Ian Blair-Pilling, cabinet member for public health at Wiltshire Council, said: “We all have a role to play in being there for people who are victims of domestic abuse. People who are experiencing domestic abuse can contact: Wiltshire: Weekdays call Fearfree 01225 775276 Out of hours helpline 01225 712880. Swindon Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service 24 Hour Helpline 01793 610610 In an emergency dial 999.
December 03, 2023 05:44 UTC
This year, the AH Players present ‘Scrooge’ at the Albert Hall, Llandrindod Wells. This family fun show tells Charles Dickens’ famous story ‘A Christmas Carol’, but with a difference. There will be singing, there will be dancing, there will be audience participation, there will be laughter… so don’t be a humbug! Written and performed by local people, it’s a fun, family show that will get you in the Christmas spirit. Scrooge is coming to the Albert Hall this December.
December 03, 2023 05:20 UTC
What set the afternoon tea apart for me was the unique Asian menu. Traditional afternoon tea with sandwiches is always delightful, but the Asian options at Pan Pacific just allowed you to opt for something different. Main course during the afternoon tea (Image: Amy C)Following a welcome drink of sparkling Nyetimber wine, we set our sights on the tea menu. Afternoon tea at the Orchid Lounge (Image: Amy C/PP)The highlight, undoubtedly, was the Christmas inspired desserts. The Kaleidoscope Afternoon Tea, curated by Executive Pastry Chef Francesco Mannino, was a masterpiece.
December 03, 2023 05:16 UTC
The course, which is usually run at Oldham Fire Station, had taken place at Manchester Community Fire Station, on Thompson Street in Manchester, due to refurbishment taking place at Oldham Fire Station. The 12-week course is open to young people aged 16 to 25 who are not in education or full-time employment. A new bespoke team room including a classroom, office, kitchen and toilet has been built at the fire station to facilitate the programme. The course will run from January 29, 2024 for 12 weeks at the Lees Road fire station site. GMFRS’ Princes Trust team manager Rebecca Sutherland said: “I am very excited to be coming back to support the young people of Oldham.
December 03, 2023 05:07 UTC
Home, James Sommerin’s Michelin-starred restaurant, launched its campaign on Wednesday, November 29, which will run until Christmas Eve. The Gifts of Gratitude campaign will be a celebration of kindness, generosity, and the joy of giving back to those who make a difference in their lives. Mr Sommerin said: “It’s a chance for people to nominate their own shining star this Christmas. It is a celebration of kindness, generosity, and the joy of giving back to those who make a difference in our lives. A gift voucher will be presented each week in the run-up to Christmas, on Sunday, December 10, 17,h and Christmas Eve.
December 03, 2023 05:07 UTC
Leon Wilson, 26 is wanted by police for the two offences. He featured on the Swindon Police Facebook account on Friday, December 1 as part of the annual Wanted this Winter campaign,Wiltshire Police released a picture of Wilson which was edited onto present and a festive-themed background. The social media post said: "If you see Leon please do not approach him, but call us immediately on 999, providing us with a description of what he is wearing, anything he is carrying and his direction of travel. If you have information which could assist with our enquiries then please call our non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111." The log number is 54230058580.
December 02, 2023 21:08 UTC