Manchester Evening News

Articles from February 11, 2014

10 Tips to Aid "FERTILITY ; One in Six Couples Struggles to Conceive but Some Simple Lifestyle Changes Could Improve Your Chances, Writes KIM JONES
1 CUT BACK ON BOOZE WE know a tipple can get you in the mood but alcohol can have a negative effect on the reproductive system and damage fertility, says Dr Sarah Jarvis, Drinkaware's medical adviser (drinkaware.co.uk).She says: "Even small amounts can...
Airport Work 'Will Destroy Green Space' ; Anger over New 9,000-Vehicle Car Park
WORK on a 9,000-space car park under Manchester Airport's flight path has begun - and residents say it's causing turmoil, stress and demolishing their last green space. Manchester council agreed the proposals for the long-stay facility, near the Moss...
Apartments in City Now a Tip for Businesses
WHILE overflowing bins may not be the thrilling back story of action tales, anyone who has lived in an apartment building knows the perils of communal spaces.People leave their unwanted post, empty cans, and sometimes even remnants of last night's boozy...
Barbecue Boys' Meat and Greet
THIS is the new BBQ restaurant preparing to fire up the city's foodie scene - and set tongues wagging and lips licking.Red's True Barbecue opens on Thursday with an evangelical enthusiasm for huge, American-style BBQ meat platters.And they really mean...
CITY FACING THE CRUCIAL TEST ; Four Home Games on the Trot Could Be the Defining Period of the Season for the Blues. .Boss Pellegrini Desperately Needs Negredo to Rediscover His Scoring Habit.
CITY can home in on four trophies as they move into a critical phase of a season that has promised so much.The Blues face four home games on the trot, beginning with tomorrow night's must-win Premier League meeting with desperate Sunderland. Then comes...
Cooking with the Kids
FOR this recipe we recommend Stork Baking Liquid but you can also use Stork Tub or Stork Packet.FOR this recipe we recommend Stork Baking Liquid but you can also use Stork Tub or Stork Packet.American pancakes with fruits and honey Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 150g...
Could Our Kids Make a Note Improvement ? ; the Magic of Music Isn't Only Enjoyment, It Can Also Help to Increase a Young Child's IQ, Says Musician and Author Liisa Henriksson-Macauley. Here She Talks to LISA SALMON about Her New Book on the Subject
FROM the moment they're born - in fact, probably even before that - children love music. It's an intuitive love, with more than a thousand research studies demonstrating how music training can boost a child's intelligence, emotional and social development,...
DEEN IS GOING FOR GOLD FOR GREAT BRITAIN ; Manchester-Raised Lamin a Medal Hope in the Bobsleigh
BOBSLEIGH star Lamin Deen is the Manchester-raised, former schoolboy basketball star, ex-Army sprint champion and current Grenadier Guardsman going for gold for Team GB in Sochi.The 32-year-old former Burnage High School pupil will compete in the two...
Does Your Home Need a Facelift? We Can Help
MILLIONS of people have dreams of moving when they retire - to the country, to the seaside or even abroad.Yet when they actually reach retirement age, many decide they'd much rather remain in their local community close to family and friends.They find...
Emirates Trip Can Help Us Get Back on Track - Carrick ; Stuart Mathieson Stuart.mathieson@men-News.Co.UK STUMATHIESONMEN @
MICHAEL Carrick believes United can turn their season around at Arsenal and ignite a late run to salvage a Champions League top four berth.The bruised Reds have not strung two Premier League wins together in 2014 and have suffered FA Cup and Capital...
Fat Chance Matty That Is Bothered by Aussie Press Gang Jibes
WIGAN Warriors star Matty Bowen has been labelled 'Fatty Bowen' by the hard-hitting Sydney media.Reports from Down Under claim the former Cowboys star looked overweight and sluggish in Wigan's opening Super League defeat by Huddersfield.sWarriors bosses...
FEAR OF NO TRAINS ON NEW LINES ; Will Rolling Stock Be There for Electric Route?
CONCERNS are mounting that there will be no trains to run on new electric lines between Manchester and Liverpool before their planned launch date.The Pounds 160m electrification of the tracks is set to slash journey times between the two cities by 30...
Flooding Victims Face More Misery ; No Let-Up in Storms until Next Week and Damaged Train Lines Could Take Months to Repair.
HUNDREDS more homes face flooding as the latest wave of winter storms lash Britain over coming days - and travellers can expect misery for months to come. The grim predictions came as David Cameron sought to quell squabbling between ministers and the Environment...
Frank Right at Home on Big Stage
Frank Turner, PHONES 4u ARENA THE Phones 4u Arena may seem an odd venue choice for hardcore punk-turned-folk star Frank Turner.Just a few years ago, he was playing some of the country's smaller venues - Manchester's Joshua Brooks included.But following...
GLASGOW IS CALLING FOR CROLLA ; New Moston Ace Is Handed Simpson Bout
ANTHONY Crolla will take on John Simpson in Glasgow next month as he edges closer to a shot a WBO champion Ricky Burns.As exclusively revealed by MSEN Sport last week, the New Moston lightweight is also due to fight at the Manchester Arena on April 19 -...
Have You Heard the One about Les the Novelist? ; Comedy Legend's Daughter Finds Unpublished Romantic Manuscript Penned by the Star.
tHE late comedian Les Dawson was an unpublished romantic novelist, his family has discovered.His daughter Charlotte, 21, found the unfinished 110-page manuscript titled An Echo of Shadows during a clear-out of her Lancashire home before moving out.It...
Kids' Book Kids' Book of the Week of the Week
CHARM AND STRANGE by Stephanie Kuehn (Electric Monkey, Pounds 7.99) CHARM AND STRANGE by Stephanie Kuehn (Electric Monkey, Pounds 7.99) I ADMIT it - I was confused when I started to read Charm and Strange, which is now available in paperback.I ADMIT...
Knights Proved Just the Ticket
KARL Evans recalls his first day working at Old Trafford. "18th July 1988," says the former Stretford Ender (left side from '77 onwards) who grew up in Prestwich."My job was accounts manager, which included doing the players' wages."They were paid weekly...
PARK FRIENDS SCOOP Pounds 10,000 TO SAVE HOUSE ; Historic Building Could Soon Be Renovated and Turned into a Community Meeting Place
AMBITIOUS plans to turn a historic park house into a visitor attraction, cafe and community centre have received a funding boost. Gorton House in the middle of Debdale Park in Gorton was built in the 1790s by wealthy textile merchant Robert Grimshaw,...
POLICE WORKER 'GAVE NAME TO CREGAN'S MUM ' ; 'Grass Was Quizzed by Killer's Relatives after Call Handler Passed on Information to Them'
THE mother of Dale Cregan was leaked the identity of a 'grass' from a source at a police communications room during the massive manhunt for her killer son, a court heard.Within hours of a raid at her home, Anita Cregan, 56, was able to unmask the caller...
Pounds 300M COST OF HIDDEN ABUSE ; Domestic Violence Is One of the Few Crimes on the Rise ... but mPs Are Now Vowing to Domestic Violence." S One of the Few Crimes on the Rise ... but MPs Are Now Vowing Tostart Taking Action as Staggering Bill Is Revealed
Home Secretary Theresa May campaigning with Conservative by- election candidate the Rev Daniel Crichlow. Home Secretary Theresa May campaigning with Conservative by-election candidate the Rev Daniel Crichlow. MATT RATCLIFFE DOMESTIC violence is costing...
PRIZE GUYS GET THE Goals Plaudits ; 'SHOTSHOTSTRIKEFORCEMUSTCLAIMTROPHIESTOCOMPARETOTHEREDs'treblehitmen .Club Legend Niall Quinn Says Supporters Must Simply Enjoy the Ride as the Blues Ride High L
DWIGHT Yorke says Manchester City's free-scoring frontline cannot be compared with United's 1999 Treblewinners until they have won something.Manuel Pellegrini's side have been shut out in back-to-back games by Chelsea and Norwich, but are still threatening...
REDS FEAR THE ROAD TO RIO MAY BE CLOSED ; Cleverley, Young, Smalling and Welbeck All Face Big Battle to Reignite England Credentials . .Shock Slump in Fortunes Has Proved Costly.
TWELVE months ago United's England Lions were getting the taste for the World Cup in Brazil.Qualification still had to be assured at that point but when this summer's tournament hosts visited Wembley last February, Wayne Rooney scored against the Brazilians...
REJUVENATED REDS IN A WHOLE NEW LEAGUE ; Things Are a Little Different from When He Was Axed, but Veivers Bears No Malice to Salford
PHIL Veivers feels like a man who misplaced a winning lottery ticket.This time last year, Salford had the good fortune to still be in business and Veivers was the coach of a patched-up squad.He had shown remarkable spirit and loyalty during a troubled...
SIZZLING SALE SET TO HARRY SARRIES ; Braid Says Sharks Fired Up to Take on Big Guns after Win over Gloucester
SALE skipper Dan Braid says the resurgent Sharks are ready to test their play-off credentials against high-flying Saracens on Friday.The Sharks returned to Premiership action with a vengeance after a month away from domestic duties at the weekend with...
Top Architect Designs Christie Support Centre ; I Believe in Power of Buildings to Lift Spirits, Says Sir Norman Foster
THE Christie Hospital has unveiled plans for a new 'emotional and practical support' centre designed by top architect Lord Norman Foster.Cancer patients will be offered everything from alternative therapies and benefits advice to gardening and yoga at...
TYCOON'CHEATED HIS EX-WIFE OUT OF MILLIONS IN DIVORCE CON' ; Appeal Court Judges Slam Entrepreneur's'deplorable Conduct'- but Refuse to Re-Open Proceedings
ATYCOON 'cheated' his former wife out of millions in a divorce settlement after failing to tell her he was floating his company on the stock exchange.Software entrepreneur Charlie Sharland, 53, was 'dishonest' when he got Alison Sharland to sign away...
WE WANT OUR SCHOOL TO STAY WHERE IT IS ; Parents Oppose Plans to Move Primary School Because of a Demand for More Places
AGROUP of parents is fighting plans to relocate a successful primary school.Tithe Barn school is rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted and has a huge list of families waiting to send their children there.Education chiefs in Stockport waS nt to move the Heaton...
YOBS KICKED CYCLIST FOR BEING GINGER ; Magistrate Refuses to Allow MEN to Name Teenage Thugs Locked Up for . .Brutal Street Attack
FOUR teenagers launched a brutal attack on a cyclist ... just because of his ginger hair.The yobs pulled the 38-year-old man from his bike before kicking him repeatedly as he lay curled on the road.He was subjected to a tirade of abuse by the gang who...
You'll Love It Here ; Verona Manchester Airport 806 Miles 2hrs 10mins DESTINATION Villafranca Airport REPORT S
IF you want to celebrate Valentine's Day in a romantic setting then the city that was the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet takes some beating.Yet if you don't fancy playing the part of the Bard's star- crossed teen lovers - and don't forget...
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