Police appeal as two go on the run from prison
POLICE are hunting for two men after they absconded from Sudbury prison.
Forbes Lindsay and David Brown both went missing from the site on Saturday.
Lindsay (pictured), 34, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court on March 24 2006 for wounding with intent for which he received an indeterminate sentence.
He is described as white, 6ft tall, of proportionate build, with short dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Brown (pictured right), 34, was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court in October 2006 for wounding with intent for which he received an indeterminate sentence.
He is described as 6ft tall, of proportionate build, with short dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of either of these men is asked not to approach them but to immediately contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, 0800 555111.
Zoo keepers in a Great British Bake Off bid
ZOO keepers at Twycross Zoo have been getting creative in the kitchen, Great British Bake Off-style, making tempting treats for their collection of primates.
Using ingredients taken from the animal’s daily specialist diet, zoo keepers got to making and decorating their own primate friendly cupcakes.
This comes ahead of the popular BBC2 show’s finale this evening.
Sarah Dee, Senior Primate Keeper, said: “Some of us are fans of the show and thought it would be a great idea to make some animal friendly treats and give them to the monkeys and gibbons as part of their daily enrichment.”
Keepers also made miniature ‘cupcakes’ for the tamarins and marmosets.
Air cadets head to city to drum up support
THREE air cadets from Swadlincote paid a visit to a neighbouring squadron in Derby last week, in order to find out what keeps youngsters interested in their organisation.
Flight sergeant Louis Mansfield ,18, Corporal Joseph Neal, 15 and Corporal Janah, 15, wanted to find out how the City of Derby Squadron was able to regularly parade nearly 100 cadets every week.
Flight Sergeant Mansfield said: “To see how Derby Squadron function differently to ours influenced me to bring back their qualities to our squadron.”
The Swadlincote cadets were also keen to find out which activities the cadets of Derby carry out on a night to night basis.
Number plate theft rise has cops on high alert
POLICE are urging residents in a South Derbyshire village to be on ‘high alert’ after an increase in number plate thefts.
Derbyshire Police issued the warning to people in Willington following a recent rise in the number of incidents in the area over the past few weeks.
As a deterrent, people are being offer anti-theft screws are being offered to people, available at Willington Post Office. A spokesman for the Mail said: “The screws are easy to fix and come with instructions.”