Monthly Archive: March 2018

From Solway beach to the BBC One Show

Silloth West Beach
BBC’s One Show has asked a local volunteer group to send beach rubbish to London for the programme on Monday 16th April at 7pm. The plan is to show a pile of plastic trash to Michael Gove, the Environment Minister, plus recycling exp…

Truck goes into river behind Sheraton Mahwah Hotel with two adults, three children inside

Officers enter river tied to rope to rescue kids

Mahwah patrol car(Photo: Jim Alcorn, Copyright owned by Jim Alcorn; n)

A father was off-roading in a pickup truck with his girlfriend and with three children behind the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel on F…

Here's the scoop: Operation Copsicle might be heading to a neighborhood near you

By Amanda Drane, The Berkshire Eagle
PITTSFIELD — There’s no better way to reach a community than through its young people, and there’s one surefire way to reach a youthful throng on a hot summer day.Three words: free ice cream.Pittsfield Police Offic…

Former Cheshire fire chief remembered

CHESHIRE — One of Willy McPhee’s childhood memories of his great uncle John “Jack” Williams was the former fire chief hosting a gathering for other fire leaders every year at Dodd Middle School.
“Uncle Jack used to cook the best firehouse potato,” McPh…

Chan Lowe: A true man of the people

By Chan Lowe
PITTSFIELD — At one time or another, you’ve probably heard a media talking head refer to the “presidential bubble” — the closed universe surrounding the chief executive that, by necessity, keeps him separated from the hoi polloi. Closeted…

The Long-Haul Towards Decarbonizing Road Freight

The prevalence of e-commerce has created an ease of supply and demand in the world of retailing over recent decades. With this ease of access, alongside growing global trade routes and higher relative income levels, there has been a substantial rise in…

Overturned lorry caused major travel problems on A50

Latest from police
A Derbyshire police spokesman has told our colleagues at the Burton Mail[1]: “One lane is open westbound, but we’re still waiting for the vehicle to be recovered and taken away. It’s likely to be at least an hour before recovery take…