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Mind the gap: finance director warns of £13m cuts shortfall

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Tonight’s council cabinet meeting is to be told that officials are struggling to meet their £38m budget cuts target. And the council’s future is now in the hands of Michael Gove. By STEVEN DOWNES There are growing concerns among senior officials at Fisher’s Folly that they will be unable to achieve all of the £38million cost-cutting required in order to satisfy the bean counters in Whitehall and opportunistic Tory politicians, and therefore lose out on a £25million government loan essential to being able to save the cash-strapped council.

insidecroydon.com ,  20 hours ago 0
Mind the gap: finance director warns of £13m cuts shortfall

Meet the Hero Cops Who Set the Standard for New York's Finest

Winter 1986 Registered Nurse Nina Justiniano placed a stool beside the hospital bed where 28-year-old Police Officer Steven McDonald lay paralyzed below the joining of his neck and head. He had been shot three times by a 15-year-old suspected bicycle thief who had suddenly pulled a gun on an overcast summer afternoon in Central Park five months before.

msn.com ,  22 hours ago 0
Meet the Hero Cops Who Set the Standard for New York's Finest

Pensioner waited 12 hours for ambulance after heavy fall

A 64-year-old was left waiting on an ambulance for 12 hours… only to be told that paramedics weren’t qualified to administer painkillers when they arrived. Sandra Baker, who had a suspected broken leg after a heavy fall, was forced to endure hours of agony whilst she waited for an ambulance to take her to A&E at Colchester General Hospital.

gazette-news.co.uk ,  1 day ago 31
Pensioner waited 12 hours for ambulance after heavy fall

Aston Villa transfer news: Steven Gerrard's plans for January window revealed

Aston Villa are looking to strengthen two key positions in January, according to journalist Pete O'Rourke. He's claimed the Midlands side will be looking to make additions down the spine of the team. What's the latest news involving Aston Villa? Villa certainly weren't sheepish in the transfer market during the summer, spending just shy of £90m while bringing in three permanent first-team signings as well as loan acquisition Axel Tuanzebe - albeit that shopping spree was funded by Jack Grealish's departure to Man City.

givemesport.com ,  1 day ago 1
Aston Villa transfer news: Steven Gerrard's plans for January window revealed

Fundraiser launched for Ramsgate scaffolder who suffered serious injuries in on-site accident

A fundraiser has been set up to help a Ramsgate scaffolder and his family after he suffered a serious injuries in an accident while working. Steven Gilmore, known to friends as Gilly, was on site on November 29 when a scaffold tube he was lifting hit an overhead power line, resulting in Steven falling from a height and suffering serious electrical burns.

theisleofthanetnews.com ,  1 day ago 6
Fundraiser launched for Ramsgate scaffolder who suffered serious injuries in on-site accident

Belfast duo Steven Ward and Caoimhin Agyarko can take their careers to the next level with big performances next weekend

Next weekend is a very important one for the futures of Steven Ward and Caoimhin Agyarko as they both go into fights that have the potential to set them up for an exciting 2022. Big Stevie has had a tough time over the past couple of years, struggling with a mysterious stomach problem and unable to have regular fights, and this Saturday he goes into the lion’s den when he faces Olympic bronze medallist Kamshybek Kunkabayev in Kazakhstan.

belfasttelegraph.co.uk ,  1 day ago 2
Belfast duo Steven Ward and Caoimhin Agyarko can take their careers to the next level with big performances next weekend

£110,000 director job advertised to flog off Brick by Brick

CROYDON IN CRISIS: While the council CEO lays off dozens more frontline workers just in time for Christmas, she’s still recruiting for six-figure salaried commercial director. By STEVEN DOWNES Undaunted by the realisation that dabbling in the casino economics of commercial investment played a large part in getting Croydon’s cash-strapped council into the mess it finds itself in, Katherine Kerswell, the chief executive, is still trying to recruit a new “director of commercial investment” on a juicy £110,000 per year.

insidecroydon.com ,  2 days ago 8
£110,000 director job advertised to flog off Brick by Brick

Quiz – Giovanni van Bronckhorst, the whos, wheres and how manys

We all know the song but, how well do you know the man? Giovanni van Bronckhorst has enjoyed a good start to his managerial reign in the Ibrox hotseat after spending a few successful, trophy filled, years as a player under Dick Advocaat. He didn’t do too badly after leaving Rangers either and played for some of Europe’s biggest clubs as well as having an international career that spanned over 10 years with the Netherlands.

rangers.vitalfootball.co.uk ,  2 days ago 2
Quiz – Giovanni van Bronckhorst, the whos, wheres and how manys

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers opens up on relationship with Aston Villa's Steven Gerrard

Rodgers has coached Gerrard as a player and has managed against him when at Celtic, but they go head to head again on Sunday Brendan Rodgers feels Steven Gerrard has started off "really well" as head coach of Aston Villa - and says he is not surprised he has ventured into management.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  3 days ago 4
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers opens up on relationship with Aston Villa's Steven Gerrard

John Barnes in Celtic title challenge prediction as he warns Rangers could suffer Steven Gerrard exit hangover

The flop Hoops boss believes Ange Postecoglou and his men can close the gap on their rivals. John Barnes insists Celtic can close the gap on rivals Rangers after Steven Gerrard’s mid-season departure. The Hoops trail the champions by seven points with a game in hand having finished a whopping 25 points behind the Light Blues last season.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  4 days ago 8
John Barnes in Celtic title challenge prediction as he warns Rangers could suffer Steven Gerrard exit hangover

West Brom may struggle to sign Keinan Davis because Steven Gerrard is a big fan

West Brom may see their hopes of signing Keinan Davis dashed by Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard, according to The Athletic. Steve Madeley suggested yesterday (30 November) that the 23-year-old was a potential Albion target for the January transfer window. However, his colleague Gregg Evans has now suggested that Davis may stay at Villa Park because “Steven Gerrard is understood to be a big fan, having considered signing him at former club Rangers”.

westbromnews.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
West Brom may struggle to sign Keinan Davis because Steven Gerrard is a big fan

Rainbow Laces: Fans' group Villa & Proud energised by support from Aston Villa allies Steven Gerrard and Tyrone Mings

Aston Villa's supporters group for LGBTQ+ fans and allies was namechecked by Steven Gerrard when the new boss was recently asked about Rainbow Laces; Villa & Proud founder Sam Timms talks to Sky Sports' Johnny Phillips about the power behind the club's 'All In' ethos on inclusion

skysports.com ,  5 days ago 3
Rainbow Laces: Fans' group Villa & Proud energised by support from Aston Villa allies Steven Gerrard and Tyrone Mings

House progressives urge Garland to intervene in ex-environmental lawyer Steven Donziger's case

Nine House Democrats on Tuesday called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to intervene in the case of a former environmental lawyer who has alleged his prison sentence is in retaliation for his work against Chevron. The lawmakers sent the letter ahead of Steven Donziger's appeal of his six-month sentence on contempt charges.

msn.com ,  6 days ago 0
House progressives urge Garland to intervene in ex-environmental lawyer Steven Donziger's case

Rachel Zegler Asked Steven Spielberg This After She Got Cast In 'West Side Story'

Duration: 04:48 Steven Spielberg and Rachel Zegler chatted with Access Hollywood at the premiere of "West Side Story" and discussed why this is the perfect time for the film to come out. The 74-year-old director also shared why Rachel got the iconic role of Maria. The 20-year-old actress also revealed that she asked Steven if she could still do her high school musical "Shrek" after getting cast in the role.

msn.com ,  7 days ago 0
Rachel Zegler Asked Steven Spielberg This After She Got Cast In 'West Side Story'

Family shocked as baby diagnosed with brain tumour just days after being born

Joey Sharp's parents were told to 'prepare for the worst' after doctors found a brain tumour when he was just days old. A Scots family were left heartbroken after their newborn son was diagnosed with a brain tumour at just 12 days old. Little Joey Sharp's parents were told to 'prepare for the worst' after doctors broke the devastating news in December last year.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  7 days ago 89
Family shocked as baby diagnosed with brain tumour just days after being born

David Gulpilil dead: Iconic Crocodile Dundee star dies as tributes paid to actor

Actor David Gulpilil, who starred in 1986 blockbuster Crocodile Dundee, was was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2017 and heartbroken fans have paid tribute to him Crocodile Dundee star David Gulpilil has died at the age of 68. The actor was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2017, and announced in May that he had stopped treatment.

mirror.co.uk ,  7 days ago 6
David Gulpilil dead: Iconic Crocodile Dundee star dies as tributes paid to actor

Family and friends of South Shields 19-year-old Steven Thompson brave Storm Arwen to hold charity walk in his memory

Those closest to 19-year-old Steven Thompson, who died following an incident on a night out in South Shields, have held a charity walk in his honour. Around 30 walkers braved the elements caused by Storm Arwen on Saturday, November 27, to walk eight miles from Roker Beach in Sunderland to Roxanne’s nightclub on Ocean Road in South Shields, where the incident took place.

shieldsgazette.com ,  7 days ago 2
Family and friends of South Shields 19-year-old Steven Thompson brave Storm Arwen to hold charity walk in his memory

'The limit' - Aston Villa's spending power revealed as Steven Gerrard targets January signings

Steven Gerrard has enjoyed a successful start to his career as head coach of Aston Villa and will be eager to mould the squad he envisages by signing his own players in January It has been reported that Steven Gerrard will be backed ‘heavily’ in the January transfer window, with his eyes set on signing both a defender and a midfielder as a priority.

birminghammail.co.uk ,  7 days ago 0
'The limit' - Aston Villa's spending power revealed as Steven Gerrard targets January signings

New England Patriots ease to sixth straight victory

Rookie quarterback Mac Jones threw two touchdown passes in the win over the Tennessee Titans. The New England Patriots made it six straight victories as they saw off the Tennessee Titans 36-13 at Gillette Stadium to sit 8-4 at the top of AFC East. The Titans, still without key man Derrick Henry following his foot surgery, suffered a second successive loss, having looked to be in the game as they trailed only 16-13 at half-time.

independent.co.uk ,  8 days ago 0
New England Patriots ease to sixth straight victory