NEWS IN NUMBERS
years is how long The Snowman has been running in London’s West End at the Peacock Theatre. The show will tour the UK this winter, with dates in Manchester, Glasgow, Southampton, Milton Keynes and Brighton.
barnacle geese have been recorded at RSPB Scotland’s Mersehead reserve in Dumfries and Galloway. This is a record number for the reserve, which had 10,035 of the geese last year.
out of 2,838 speed cameras in Britain are turned on, according to information gathered by the Press Association after data was released by 36 out of 45 police forces.
hours is how long a man was stuck in the vent of an extractor fan while trying to rob a chicken shop in Birmingham. He had to be rescued by the fire brigade.
is the rise in applications to food banks in Scotland, according to The Trussell Trust. The charity says that the Government should change how benefits are paid so that people don’t become so desperate.