Wednesday Dec 4
Small World News Service
Brother and sister banned from keeping dogs for LIFE after letting eight puppies starve to death
An evil brother and sister who let eight puppies starve to death in their family's kitchen have been banned from keeping animals for life.
Wednesday Dec 4
Pembrokeshire potatoes join ranks of champagne and Parma ham thanks to EU protected food name status
A former teacher was alleged to have carried out the abuse, ranging from sexual touching to rape, in the 1960s and 1970s The Wales and British Lions coach clinched the top honour, as well as being named high-performance coach of the year at the UK Coaching Awards 2013 The application for PGI status was made to the European Commission by DEFRA on ... (more)
House-break rapist gets 18 years
Matthew Joseph Browne, 28, tied his victim up and gagged her during the attack on 27 March in Melton Mowbray.
Real Cornish pasties officially on the menu at Barwell pub
Meat and vegetable filled snacks made in Barwell can - even under EU food regulations - be described as Cornish pasties as the village's Queen's Head pub is the official embassy for the duchy in the East Midlands.
Man, 79, dies after being hit by car
It happened at about 18:10 GMT on Friday in Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray. The man was taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham where he died.
Grantham house builder leads the way with crowd funding campaign
The idea is that members of the public can get involved. Anyone over 18 can be an investor, with a minimum initial outlay of A 1,000.