Daily Post (Liverpool, England)

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Articles from August 13, 2002

Armed Robbers Snatch Gems at Jewellers
TENS of thousands of pounds worth of jewellery was stolen during a terrifying armed raid at a Cheshire jewellers. Two men wearing full-face black motorcycle helmets burst into PR Jones jewellers on Knutsford's King Street and produced a gun. ...
Asylum Seeker Arsonist Is Jailed
AN ILLEGAL immigrant who set fire to an asylum seekers hostel in Liverpool was yesterday jailed for three years. The city's Crown Court heard that 22-year-old Mehmet Gul, a Kurdish Turk, set fire to the hostel in Park Street, Toxteth, in ``a ...
Football: DECISION CHANGED HISTORY
EVERTON were close to tasting Cup success on three occasions under Gordon Lee. Soon after his arrival at Goodison in January 1977 Lee led Everton into a League Cup final against Aston Villa although most of the team's progress to Wembley had...
Football: FULL HOUSE AT DEVA FOR LIVERPOOL CLASH
A CAPACITY all-ticket crowd will squeeze into the Deva Stadium this evening for Chester City's attractive final pre-season friendly game of the summer against a strong Liverpool side. City will host the largest attendance since their Football...
Football: MANAGER OF HIS TIME
GORDON Lee was, by his own admission, a manager of his time. He doubts if he could have operated in today's football environment. Lee's managerial career, with spells in charge at Port Vale, Blackburn, Newcastle and Everton followed by a spell...
Hunt for Driver in Missing Girls Case
A DRIVER seen apparently struggling with two children near the home town of the two missing schoolgirls was last night being hunted by police. The man was said to be ``thrashing'' his arms around and swerving across the road as he drove from...
INSIDE OUT: Health Check: Andy Scott-Lee
Andy Scott-Lee was born on March 29, 1981, in St Asaph. He originally wanted to be a professional footballer but studied media at university instead. After completing the first year, he left college to concentrate on getting the band 3SL off the...
INSIDE OUT: Tried and Tested. Foot Refreshers
Boots Fresh! Treat Your Feet Kit (pounds 7.50) Lofty claims: Put your feet first - get footloose and fancy free with these fabulous treats to refresh and rejuvinate tired soles. Packaging: I loved the quirky green plastic pamper pack filled with...
It's Summer ... 5 Things to Do in North Wales TODAY
Anglesey Show Address/Tel: Mona, 01407 720072. Price: Adults pounds 8. Senior citizens pounds 6. Children pounds 2. Membership of Anglesey Agricultural Society gives discounts to showgoers. How to get there: The Showground at Monais well sign-posted...
London Market
MONDAY: THE market's recent rally came to a halt as investors looked to secure profits at the start of a crucial week for economic news. On the corporate front, oil shares were under pressure following a slip in the oil price with BP off 21 1...
Model Sheep Lead Way
WELSH mountain sheep - the third most popular breed in Britain - have been immortalised in resin. Figurines have been carefully sculptured and go on general sale across the UK this week. The 13in-high figurines are the first of a Welsh livestock...
No-Frills Passenger Numbers Soar
AIRPORTS operator BAA yesterday said the popularity of no-frills airlines increased passenger numbers last month. BAA, whose airports include Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, said cheap tickets had boosted demand for travel within the UK during...
Our View: Leading Artcile: A Task Too Big for One Force?
THE police team leading the hunt for missing Cambridgeshire schoolgirls Holly and Jessica, has, until now, seemed above criticism, apparently responding to the disappearances with all possible urgency and imagination. But the revelation that...
Parents in Fear over Sinister `Man in Black' Balaclava-Clad Pervert Frightened Boys in Woods
Byline: Hugo Duncan and Steve Bagnall PARENTS are too scared to let their children out of sight after a sinister pervert in black appeared in local woods. The balaclava-clad man was spotted in woods near Wrexham, spying on a group of young boys....
Rail Standstill as Drivers Walk Out
Byline: Steve Bagnall and Hywel Trewyn STRIKING train drivers will bring the North Wales rail network to a halt today. Eleventh hour talks between the Aslef union and First North Western Trains failed to break the deadlock yesterday. It...
The Guide - All You Need to Know about the Anglesey Show
Where is it? Mona, near Gwalchmai, Anglesey.When is it? Today, from 8.30am to 6pm. Continues tomorrow.How do we get there? Traffic problems are expected to be eased now the new A55 is open. The showground is well sign-posted from the A55, and A5,...