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Homeless people could be fined £1,000 for putting up a TENT under new plans which anger charity bosses - Mirror Online

A council has come under fire after unveiling plans to fine homeless people up to £1,000 if they put up a tent.<p>Hanging around in public toilets could …

What do shoppers think of the plans to pedestrianise Blackett Street in Newcastle?

Newcastle City Council has announced plans to stop traffic on Blackett Street, as part of its ambitious new £3m proposals to revamp the shopping area …

Why butterfly paintings have cropped up in Hull city centre

Butterflies have cropped up on one of Hull city centre's oldest churches.<p>The paintings have appeared for Hull City Council's 16th annual service to …

Ambitious plans to transform Newcastle city centre are unveiled

Ambitious plans to transform the heart of Newcastle city centre into a world-class shopping destination have been unveiled.<p>Newcastle City Council …

Cities

Bank praised for spectacular restoration of historic branch building

THE refurbishment of a grand Bradford banking hall has been hailed as an ideal example of how the city’s heritage buildings can be restored.<p>Yesterday …

Why Zero-hours jobs in Hull are 'here to stay'

One of the driving forces behind Hull's economic resurgence says zero-hours contracts could be here to stay.<p>The contracts allow companies to employ …

AC/DC

Books Plus: Tech talk, author visit food (not just worms)

<b>PORT MOODY</b><p><b>• Learn with Mango:</b> Whether you want to learn a few phrases for an upcoming trip or become a brilliant conversationalist, Mango has you …

Lower Mainland

OAP's purse stolen by cruel gang who watched her withdraw cash

A cruel gang of pickpockets have targeted a pensioner's purse in Lichfield city centre with apparent military precision.<p>Having identified their …

Birmingham, UK

We rode along with Liverpool's binmen who are trying to stop the deaths of homeless people

Hours before most Scousers wake up and Liverpool’s bin collectors might just have saved a few lives.<p>We expect charities, churches and volunteers to …

East London

Driver in court accused of deliberately knocking over man in Newcastle city centre

This is the driver accused of deliberately knocking over a pedestrian on a busy city centre street.<p>Jordan Clews allegedly reversed his Volkswagen …

Crime

Police detain man after disturbance at McDonald’s in Bristol city centre

A man has been taken to hospital after he was detained by police officers.<p>Several police cars were spotted in busy Bond Street on the afternoon of …

Policing

Calgary city guide: How to spend a weekend in Canada’s gateway to the Rockies

Why go now?<p>Calgary is a bright, young city with flourishing craft beer and culinary scenes. For people who enjoy savouring flavours in laid-back …

Travel

Cork landmark goes on sale for €6.25m

Landmark city centre building in Cork on sale for €6.25m, writes Property Editor <b>Tony Barker</b>.<p>The building that hosts Waterstones bookseller in Cork …

News (Ireland)

£5m revamp will give some love back to Leeds city centre’s own ‘mini Soho’

The so-called ‘Grand Quarter’ is like Leeds’s “own mini Soho” and investment in it could be integral to the success of the city’s European Capital of …

Cities

Heroin addict who allegedly stole hundreds of pounds of goods while on 'autopilot' banned from Belfast city centre and all shops

A heroin addict who allegedly stole hundreds of pounds worth of designer boxer shorts and razors while on "autopilot" is to be banned from all retail …

News (Ireland)

No 'Plan B' for old Tyrls police station as councillors express concern over city centre delay

THE delay in selling the former Tyrls police station site to a developer has caused concern among councillors, with some querying why outline …

KFC to open new shop in Newcastle city centre - yards away from old premises

Fast food chain KFC is opening a new shop in Newcastle city centre , less than 500 metres from the site of its former shop.<p>The new branch is opening …

Restaurants

Electric vehicle charging points could be coming to a Hull street near you

Plans to roll out electric vehicle charging points across Hull are being examined by the city council.<p>The authority recently installed three charging …

Electric Vehicles

This is how many jobs we found in an hour in Liverpool city centre

Sending off endless online job applications can sometimes get a bit disheartening - but how easy is it to find work when you cut out the internet?<p>It …

Employment

Cops release CCTV footage after attacks on two women in Glasgow

Police want to speak to the man after two separate incidents in the city centre.<p>Police have released video footage of a man they want to trace in …

Policing

Chief Inspector hails speed of response of eight beat officers in city centre

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Police have been responding faster to crime in Inverness city centre in the first week of doubling their foot patrols, …

Policing

This is why two huge wooden tents are being built in Hull city centre

Look what is coming to Hull this Friday.<p>Vikings are set to descend upon Hull as Thor’s Tipi Bar opens in the city centre this week.<p>Work is currently …

Shops breathalyse customers buying alcohol in street drinking clampdown

ES News Email<p>Two shops in Cardiff city centre are using breathalysers on customers who want to buy alcohol in a bid to clamp down on boozy …

Alcohol

Inside Airbnb: Dublin’s most lucrative rentals

The top property brings in €163,000 a year, while 10 hosts earn over €100,000 per annum<p>about 6 hours ago Updated: about an hour ago<p>More than 10 …

Hospitality

There's going to be a free Christmas party in Swansea to launch Waterfront Winterland 2017

Swansea's Waterfront Winterland will be opening in style this year with an evening launch party to welcome back the seasonal attraction.<p>Thousands of …

Christmas

Sustrans calls for segregated cycle lanes in Cardiff

<b>Almost 80% of Cardiff residents want segregated cycle lanes - even if it means less space for cars, a new survey has found.</b><p>Protective barriers would encourage people in the city to cycle more, a report by Sustrans Cymru and Cardiff council said.<p>But people also want more secure parking for their …

Cycling

Edinburgh needs 3,000 new homes a year and more office space

Some 3,000 new homes are needed in Edinburgh annually over the next five years to cope with increasing demand as Scotland’s capital city expands, new …

Real Estate

Investment firm backs bid to keep 1,000 tax jobs in city centre

A MAJOR investment firm has backed Bradford’s bid to keep around 1,000 tax jobs in the city by buying up offices in a multi-million pound deal.<p>MBU …

A man has vanished after he was last seen visiting McDonald's in Swansea

Police are asking for help to find a man who was last seen in McDonald's in Swansea city centre.<p>Elson Sanhes, 27, was seen in the Oxford Street …

News (Wales)

More than 1,000 shoppers back petition against 'dangerous' Kingswood development

More than 1,000 shoppers have signed a petition opposing plans for a major retail expansion at Kingswood, which they say could "threaten" businesses …

Cities