CityCentre

Man injured in Dundee city centre assault

<b>Police have appealed for information after a man was assaulted outside a church in Dundee city centre.</b><p>The man was punched in the face and knocked to the ground by another man who was with a group of five or six people.<p>The incident took place at about 03:00 on Sunday outside St Paul's Cathedral on …

Dundee

New tattoo studio to open in Lichfield city centre

A new tattoo studio is set to open in Lichfield city centre on Thursday (January 25).<p>Vividink will be operating at 2d Bird Street opposite The …

Tattoos

Dad-of-one died in city centre balcony fall after taking cocaine

A dad-of-one who fell from a city centre balcony died in a “pure accident” after taking cocaine, a coroner has found.<p>Police initially launched a …

Crime

Emergency services respond to reports that a man has jumped from city centre car park

Police say they have received a report that a man had jumped from the Kingsway Car Park in Newport.<p>An ambulance was called shortly after 11am and two …

News (Wales)

Bristol women stop the traffic and march through city centre for global Women's March 2018

Dozens of women brought traffic to a standstill in the centre of Bristol with a noisy march as part of a global day of protest for women’s rights, …

Homemade

'Parts of Hull desperately need to be rebuilt - but the money is just going to the city centre'

Hull City Council need to focus on cleaning up and improving areas outside of the city centre which are beset by litter and ageing infrastructure, it …

Cities

March of the Penguins - Why a dozen penguins honked and waddled around Bristol city centre on Saturday

Stunned shoppers watched as a group of penguins honked their way through the city centre on Saturday, turning heads and being filmed all the way.<p>The …

Antarctica

Zambian state accused of negligence amid cholera outbreak

Doctors care for patients affected by Cholera at the Heroes stadium temporary transformed in a hospital on January 15, 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia. Photo: …

News (South Africa)

What is going on at Liverpool's old BHS store?

Builders are stripping out the former BHS store in Liverpool city centre to give it a new lease of life.<p>The store in Lord Street closed in August …

Homeless man gives up his own blanket to help drivers stuck in city centre snow

The selfless rough sleeper used his own blanket under the wheels of cars to help trapped drivers escape the snow.<p>A homeless man gave up his own …

Homelessness

This is why Pandora has closed in Hull city centre

A popular Hull store has closed - but jewellery fans should not panic.<p>Pandora in Whitefriargate closed to the public last week while it appears to be …

Minnie Mouse

Salisbury city centre cordoned off over 'credible' bomb threat as 40 homes evacuated in separate incident 30 miles away

Salisbury city centre has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found inside a shopping centre.<p>According to reports, the item has been …

Terrorism

40 Vintage Color Photographs of Liverpool, UK in the 1950s and 1960s

The 1950s was a time of great change in Britain – especially after the immediate post-war austerity years. In Liverpool, massive slum clearance …

Vintage

Coventry Motofest marks return of competitive motorsport to a UK city centre

Competitive motorsport returns to a UK city centre for the first time in almost 30 years when Motofest Coventry stages time trials as part of its festival of motoring on June 2 and 3.<p>The sprint races, drawn from the British Automobile Racing Club’s (BARC) various championship series, will take …

Motorsport

Armed police shut down city centre street after knifepoint robbery

A city centre street was shutdown by armed police on Tuesday night following reports of a knifepoint robbery.<p>Armed police responded to a call at …

News (Wales)

Air ambulance called in after woman plunges from second-floor window in Bristol city centre

A woman was injured after plunging from the window of a building overlooking Park Street in the city centre.<p>One lane of the road was closed near …

Crime

Ongoing police incident on city centre street

There have been reports of an ongoing police incident at a street in Leicester city centre earlier today.<p>Highfield Street was closed around 8:30 this …

Policing

'It's mayhem': Drivers' misery as huge rush hour delays in Hull after Myton Bridge gets stuck

Motorists are suffering traffic misery in Hull city centre tonight as Myton Bridge became stuck.<p>Drivers reported being at a standstill for at least …

Cardiff taxi marshals to be scrapped by council

<b>Taxi marshals employed by Cardiff council to help cut disorder are to be scrapped at the end of March.</b><p>Seven redundancy notices have been issued to staff who work in the city centre on Friday and Saturday nights until 04:00.<p>The council said the decision to end the service was down to budget cuts.<p>The …

News (Wales)

Emporium gallery in Lichfield city centre to close

A Lichfield shop has announced it will close after more than five years in the city centre.<p>Emporium at 32-34 Bird Street, which sells British …

Birmingham, UK

Businesses complain about rough sleepers and homeless people in Bristol city centre

Action to clear out rough sleepers from the centre of Bristol had to be halted by council bosses after they found out, it has been claimed.<p>Homeless …

Housing

This cool new tapas bar has opened in the city centre - and the food looks amazing

A well-known Hull city centre restaurant has reopened as a tapas restaurant and cocktail bar.<p>Family team Kerrie Athorn, Katie Athorn and Julian Brice …

Amazing

It took 18 minutes to free a man fatally trapped by chairs in a city centre pub lift

A sledgehammer used to try to free a barman trapped by chairs in a lift broke on contact, an inquest has heard.<p>Sergeant Leighton Davies said the tool …

News (Wales)

A teenager has gone missing after a night out in Swansea

Police in Swansea are appealing for help to find Brandon Preece, who has been reported missing.<p>Eighteen-year-old Brandon, who also goes by the …

News (Wales)

Nightclub bouncers 'save man's life' as vicious attack leaves pools of blood in city centre

Bouncers "saved a man's life" after he was beaten in a horrific attack in Hull city centre.<p>The 43-year-old man suffered a fractured skull and broken …

Crime

Missing woman sent 'help me' text message before going missing in Glasgow city centre

Sirong Xu, known as Grace, was last seen in Central Station at 2.30pm on Tuesday, January 9.<p>A Chinese woman missing in Glasgow texted 'help me' to a …

Fire breaks out in Norwich city centre

Fire engines at the scene on Bedford Street, Norwich (Photo: Lady Laura)<p>Archant<p>A city centre street has been cordoned off in Norwich due to a …

Norwich City FC

It used to be a Newcastle city centre bank, but which popular bar trades here today?

For those of us who know Newcastle city centre well, there has been a gradual change over the last couple of decades.<p>Many of the grand old …

A popular bar has closed and its owner has blamed rising city centre business rates

A popular Cardiff bar has closed after blaming rising business rates in the city centre.<p>Bar and restaurant 29 Park Place has closed its doors, it …

Cardiff

Man arrested after mum with four-year-old son reported being robbed in Bristol city centre

Police have made an arrest after a woman and her four-year-old son were allegedly robbed while walking through Bristol city centre.<p>The woman, aged …

Crime