Local authority says the group is too big for new facilities, while councillor condemns the decision
Five-hour stand-off as peckish raiders armed themselves with knives
The 'island fuel rebate' which saves drivers 5p a litre off Scottish coast and on Scilly Isles could be rolled out across UK
Frankel himself struggled to preserve the dignity of Glorious Goodwood last year, when obliged to compete with the London Olympics. Today the fixture’s claims as the most charming ritual of the British Turf are threatened with dilution only by the weather forecast, which has rather too equivocal a look for the liking of either punters or aesthetes. The latter most cherish the swaying backdrop of cornfields and woodland when bathed in sunlight; while the former have more practical distaste for rain clouds.
A small, brown rodent that is a staple source of food for a range of iconic species – from the barn owl to the Arctic fox – has undergone a dramatic and perplexing change in the way it breeds, scientist have found.
The Wigan player will not be punished for challenge on Massadio Haidara
Doing something different is trending at racecourses, it seems. It was good to see Kauto Star strutting his new stuff under event rider Laura Collett in the parade ring at Newbury on Saturday, even if his so-called dressage display – a few basic flatwork moves at walk, trot and canter – has as much to do with top-level grand prix work as the Shetland pony grand national franchise that does the rounds of summer horse shows has to events at Aintree. The 13-year-old, though, apparently enjoyed being the focus of adulation as much as he ever did when with Paul Nicholls.
Europe’s oldest surviving iron chain suspension bridge under threat
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147,000 meals left unserved in 2011-12 by one NHS trust
G4S paid the price for the fiasco over security for the London Olympics today when it was stripped of a contract to run a prison and missed out on other jail contracts.
It's the great countryside controversy of the day. NFU president Peter Kendall and TV naturalist Chris Packham argue for and against the cull
Communities in flooded parts of the UK are counting the cost of the most intense September storm for 30 years as swollen river levels start to recede.
A 1,300ft-long reclining woman which is the world's largest human form sculpted into the landscape is to open to the public next month.
What’s so special about Alnwick? The Northumbrian dormitory town about 30 miles outside Newcastle is home to a medieval castle, a Morrisons and a population of around 8,000. It also happens to be the home town of University of Sussex History professor Keith Middlemas and local artist Percy Forster.