FT: Maidenhead United 1, Chesterfield 1. 1-190' Maidenhead see off some late pressure from Chesterfield with more good defending and we must be almost there. 67' Banks heads goalwards from a Chesterfield corner but it bounces through the area without anyone in blue getting a touch on it. Maidenhead 1-0 Chesterfield. Golding alongside De Havilland at the back after impressing on Tuesday against Altrincham pic.twitter.com/4lpF34JqQh — Daniel Darlington (@Darlington10) September 30, 202314.45: Maidenhead United welcome Chesterfield to York Road this afternoon for another intriguing fixture that pits top against very nearly bottom.
September 30, 2023 13:52 UTC
Edward Luce is a Financial Times journalist with well-known anti-Brexit views typical of the FT as a whole. He is also a LibDem parliamentary candidate for central London and is descended from a long line of senior establishment figures. He then claims that the ‘great wodge of paperwork required for compliance with EU trade rules…have made foreign investors flinch’. However, a debate requires that both sides are able to present their case, but the Times has failed to do this. The letter below responding to Luce’s inaccurate claims was sent to the Times but was not published.
September 30, 2023 13:34 UTC
The Roman fortification ran between the Firth of Forth and Firth of Clyde, through the city, and its ruins remain today. Guidance means building work would be restricted near the remnants of the 2000-year-old wall to make sure it is preserved. Glasgow City Council owns a stretch at Cleddans Burn. Councillors agreed to take the necessary steps to proceed towards adopting the supplementary (planning) guidance at Glasgow’s city administration committee on Thursday. A council official said: “This is the planning policy that controls development within the areas at the wall.
September 30, 2023 12:59 UTC
There is a welcoming hallway that brings you into the property and opens to the impressive open-plan kitchen and dining room. This is a superb space that marries traditional features with modern styling and fittings. The focal point is the immediately impressive wood-burning stove which brings a traditional warmth to the space. There is a contemporary wood-burning stove in the conservatory making this a great room to enjoy year round. A traditional turning stair leads to the upper level where there are three bedrooms and a shower room.
September 30, 2023 11:16 UTC
The Oldham Times has looked at three of Oldham's most dangerous drivers to be locked up over the past month. Alisha Goup killersThe two drivers found guilty of causing the death of a 16-year-old Oldham schoolgirl who was walking to college have each been jailed for 14 years. At Minshull Street Crown Court on Wednesday, September 13, the pair were sentenced to 14 years in prison each. Omar Choudhury, left, and Hamidur Rahman (Image: GMP)The court heard both during the trial and at the sentencing that Choudhury, of Broadway, Royton, and Rahman, of Tilbury Street, Oldham, were involved in a chase through the streets of Oldham on February 23. At Minshull Street Crown Court on Thursday (August 31), Taylor Moss, of Turf Lane, Royton, was sentenced.
Terri Fox and David Morgan have run The George Tavern pub for the past five years. Terri and David said they feel sad to leave (Image: Terri Fox)Speaking to The Oldham Times, Terri said the decision has been a "very sad" one as The George "is not just another pub, it's the centre of the LGBT community". However, Terri said her mother's health has deteriorated over the past year and that she "comes first". "And the commitment we have to give to the pub itself, we cannot designate enough time to my mum so it's extremely sad, but it's a fact of life. Terri added: "Then we will raise a glass and say goodbye to this wonderful chapter in Oldham.
Universities and colleges that take part in the TEF receive an overall rating, as well as two underpinning ratings for student experience and student outcomes. Universities with a TEF award are allowed to charge higher university fees than those without an award. The TEF panel awarded Oldham College, which runs University Campus Oldham, a silver rating overall, as well as silver ratings in student experience and student outcomes. Flanked by UCO staff and learners, Susan Holden (Assistant Principal HE & Higher Skills at UCO) and Simon Jordan (Principal and Chief Executive at Oldham College) celebrating TEF Silver at the University Way site (Image: Oldham College)Follow The Oldham Times on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, and Threads. Susan Holden, assistant principal of higher education and higher skills at the university, said: “This TEF Silver rating is fabulous news and a real vindication for the hard work, dedication and shared ambitions of all our staff and students.
A far-reaching plastic ban is set to hit takeaways and fast food outlets in England from the beginning of next month, the Government has already announced. England's ban follows Scotland as the first UK country to implement a ban on single-use plastics, with legislation coming into force in June 2022. The Government has put a ban on everyday items including single-use plastic cutlery or balloon sticks, polystyrene containers and cups, and single-use plastic plates, trays, and bowls. The ban on these items will include online and over-the-counter sales and supply, items from new and existing stock, and all types of single-use plastic, including biodegradable, compostable and recycled. It will also include items wholly or partly made from plastic, including coating or lining.
September 30, 2023 10:16 UTC
The farce by Michael Frayn, tells the story of a hapless touring theatre company as it struggles to stage a fictional comedy Nothing On. “I can’t say I’ve ever been in a production that’s been as bad as that,” laughed Matthew. “To be honest I always get on with everyone in whatever company I’m part of. “He has re-written a couple of things from the original which had become inappropriate this day and age,” said Matthew. But it is tremendous fun to be part of.”Noises Off, Grand Theatre Blackpool, Tuesday, October 3 to Saturday, October 7 (www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk) and The Lowry, Salford Quays, Tuesday, October 17 to Saturday, October 21.
September 30, 2023 10:14 UTC
Services will resume at Strathspey Steam Railway as The Flying Scotsman undergoes inspection. Strathspey Steam Railway has announced that its services will be running over the course of the weekend, after Friday night's accident which saw The Flying Scotsman collied with another train in Aviemore. Services will resume from 11am today, but the Ivatt 26512 will haul the train, as The Flying Scotsman awaits inspection after being involved in last night's crash. A spokesperson for Strathspey Steam Railway said: "On account of the incident previously intimated, our Saturday and Sunday services will now run, although Ivatt 46512 will haul the train whilst the Flying Scotsman (FS) locomotive awaits inspection. "The Royal Scotsman carriage set involved in last night's incident is being taken to shed to avail through inspection which will clear Aviemore Platform 3 for today's services."
September 30, 2023 10:04 UTC
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September 30, 2023 10:03 UTC
Seabed survey work has been completed for a wind farm off the north coast that will be bigger than the Beatrice development if it goes ahead. The wind farm will consist of up to 125 fixed-bottom turbines on a site around 30km from Orkney and 25km from the north Sutherland coast. The existing 588MW Beatrice wind farm off the east coast of Caithness has 84 turbines. The wind farm is being developed by a joint venture comprising Corio Generation, TotalEnergies and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group. The offshore geophysical survey contractor was Gardline, using the vessel Ocean Endeavour operating out of Aberdeen and the Port of Leith.
September 30, 2023 09:08 UTC
Hartford Hedgehog Rescue, based in Alconbury, helps ill and injured hedgehogs across the county, with the aim of returning them to the wild. Martin Cooper with one of the hedgehog patients. (Image: MARTIN COOPER)I was surprised to learn that main reasons for they stay of the 13 patients was lungworm and fluke – diseases both caused by hedgehogs eating slugs – which are not good for them. So why do hedgehogs eat slugs when they make them so poorly? Simply because there isn’t enough food that is good for them out there.
September 30, 2023 08:17 UTC
Montgomery Castle is 800 years old this weekend. Hubert de Burgh paid the price and Montgomery Castle was claimed by the English Crown which funded repairs before being granted to Guy de Rocheford as newly appointed constable. Montgomery Castle is 800 years old this weekend. Montgomery Castle is 800 years old this weekend. The English Civil War brought Montgomery Castle back to prominence in 1644.
September 30, 2023 06:02 UTC
PreambleEurope go into the second day of the 2023 Ryder Cup leading 6½-1½. They’ve only built such a lead on the opening day once before in tournament history, in 2004, and went on to win by a European record score of 18½-9½. The only time the USA have ever built such an opening-day lead, they went on to win 21-11 in 1975. They’ve got the quality to fight their way out of this hole, of course … though Europe also have the quality to put more hurt on the holders. So much depends on this Saturday morning foursomes session, and here are the tee times for it (Europe first, all times BST).
September 30, 2023 05:19 UTC