P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:31:02     Central   region    ———————————————————————————  PONY DIES IN STABLES ARSON    A pony has been killed after an arson attack on a stable block. Fifteen-year-old Flicker was trapped when the stables were torched at Tudor Farm, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts. Six hundred bales of hay were destroyed. Another pony, Santa, escaped with burns to his mane, eyelashes and tail. Owner Karen Caunt said: "Whoever started this fire must be sick." ——————————————————————————————————4/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 GREAT HOLIDAYS FROM YOUR LOCAL AIRPORT - SEE PAGE 220 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:26:10     Birmingham      ———————————————————————————  FRESH PLEA IN MURDER HUNT    Police investigating the abduction and murder of a 31-year-old woman have renewed their appeal for witnesses. They want to hear from anyone who may have seen Tracy Mertons being driven away from her home in Nechells, Birmingham, on Thursday. She is thought to have been abducted by two black men in their 30s in a tatty, yellow Ford Escort. Call 0244 613531. ——————————————————————————————————8/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 ALL THE LIVE LOCAL MUSIC! p624 C4 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:04:14     Birmingham       ———————————————————————————  CHEST OP MAN HURT IN CRASH    A Birmingham man who had only recently undergone a major chest operation has been seriously injured in a car crash. He suffered chest and stomach injuries when two vehicles collided in heavy rain in Rubery Lane, Birmingham. A woman had to be cut free from the wreckage of her car following the accident. Both casualties were taken to the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch. ——————————————————————————————————9/11— Regional headlines 331 Newsround 345 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p183 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:01:01     Nottingham       ———————————————————————————  XMAS GIFTS SAVED FROM BLAZE    A man dashed upstairs in his blazing house to grab his children's Christmas presents from their hiding place. The fire started when Mark Richardson, 27, tried to light the cooker with a piece of burning paper. The ground floor of the home on the Bestwood park estate, Nottingham, was gutted. Mark, wife Debbie, 20, and their two children are staying with relatives. ——————————————————————————————————10/11 Regional headlines 331 Newsround 345 WHAT'S ON AT THE CINEMA? p610 C4 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:20:07     Nottingham       ———————————————————————————  NOTICE: BEWARE PROSTITUTES    Efforts to rid Mapperley of prostitutes could be scuppered by residents worried about the value of their homes. Police and councillors plan to erect signs warning kerb crawlers about police surveillance. But residents in the Mapperley Road area will be consulted first after fears that the signs could hit house prices and deter potential buyers. ——————————————————————————————————11/11 Regional headlines 331 Newsround 345 WHAT'S ON AT THE CINEMA? p610 C4 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:21:10     ————————————— Central —————————————————  LATEST NEWS PAGES     FOR THE EAST AND    WEST MIDLANDS    TELEVISION REGION   ——————————————————————————————————1/11— Regional index 332 UK/World news 300 REGIONAL NEWS, SPORT & TRAVEL p330 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:20:05     Central   region    ———————————————————————————  POLICE PROBE FLATS DEATH    Detectives are investigating after a man plunged 150ft to his death from a tower block on Christmas Eve. The victim, who has not been l—lfd but is thought to be in his 40s, fell from the 12th floor of Oriel House in Rowlatts Hill, Leicester. Police are carrying out door-to-door inquiries in the area but have refused to reveal the cause of death. ——————————————————————————————————2/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 FORDS, NISSANS, BMW'S, VAUXHALLS,... 100'S OF LOCAL CAR BARGAINS-SEE P375 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:30:00     Central   region    ———————————————————————————  YOUNGSTERS HELD AFTER CHASE    A seven-year-old boy and four teenagers were held after a high-speed chase during which police cars were rammed. A Triumph car, stolen from Wednesbury, West Midlands, was followed through Milton Keynes and on to the M1, before being stopped near Northampton. The seven-year-old was returned home to the Luton area. Four youths, none older than 15, are being questioned. ——————————————————————————————————3/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION SEE P183 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:31:11     Central   region    ———————————————————————————  AMBULANCES KEPT BUSY    Ambulance crews say they are staggered by the huge increase in emergency calls over Christmas. The West Midlands Ambulance Service blamed festive frolics and traffic- clogged roads for a 20% rise in calls between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day "Christmas is always busy but this year the number of calls has been staggering," said a spokeswoman. ——————————————————————————————————5/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 ALL THE LIVE LOCAL MUSIC! p624 C4 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:02:08     Central   region    ———————————————————————————  "ANGRY YOUNG MAN" DIES    Dramatist John Osborne has died of heart failure at the age of 65. The playwright — best known for his mould-breaking drama Look Back in Anger — died in the Shropshire Nuffield Hospital on Christmas Eve. Osborne, a diabetic known for his hard drinking, was admitted more than a week ago after being taken seriously ill. He lived in Craven Arms, Shropshire. ——————————————————————————————————6/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 FORDS, NISSANS, BMW'S, VAUXHALLS,... 100'S OF LOCAL CAR BARGAINS-SEE P375 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus
P345 Teletext 345 Dec26 20:06:01     Central   region    ———————————————————————————  TYCOON ROLLS OUT LUXURY GIFT     A shipping tycoon splashed out £95,000 on a dream car as a Christmas present for his wife after shopping at a luxury Staffordshire garage. Tom Hartley, owner of Top Cars in Stafford, said the Rolls-Royce with only 2,000 miles on the clock will be shipped to Greece in the New Year. "The car is a superb investment and makes an ideal Christmas gift," he said ——————————————————————————————————7/11— Regional headlines 331 Sport 170 TRAVEL FROM YOUR LOCAL AIRPORT p220 Crime Lifeline Local menu TV Plus