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    Ex-head not guilty of historic sex offences  

A RETIRED PRIMARY school head teacher accused of indecently touching boys has been cleared by a jury, but a judge said “offensive and inaccurate” Facebook comments supporting him during his trial maybe referred to the Attorney General.
Married father-of-two Clifford Stott, 69, of Rise Road, Skirlaugh, was cleared after a nine-day trial at Hull Crown Court denying seven charges of indecent assault on two boys and one charge of indecency with a child.  ...[read more]

    Call to arms as pub row takes ‘new twist’  

PLANS to demolish Thorngumbald’s Royal Mail pub and replace it with a convenience store have taken a new twist. Thorngumbald Parish Council has called an extraordinary meeting for 7pm at the village hall on Tuesday, (May 3) after a viability report concludes that as a pub the business is in ‘terminal decline and does not have a medium/long-term future.’  ...[read more]


A DECISION on the future of the number of fire appliances at Withernsea and Hornsea has been deferred by the Humberside Fire Authority.
Earlier this year it consulted on proposals to remove one fire appliance from Withernsea and one from Hornsea as part of an efficiency saving programme.  ...[read more]

  Sports News...  
    Easington do it the hard way  

EASINGTON United twice came from behind before registering their first win of 2016. The Eastenders overcame Thorne Colliery 3-2 in the Central Midlands League North Division, but only after a determined second half fightback.
Andy Graham’s side again showed changes, with Luke Brumhead, Alex Dickinson and Gianni Raise all absent. Luke Jeffery (in his final game before returning to the USA) and Brad Bowden (back after injury) occupied the subs’ berth.  ...(read more)

Hornsea win the battle of the two promoted teams  

AFTER last week’s season opener at home to Harrogate fell foul to the weather, Patrington travelled to local rivals Hornsea on Saturday in a clash that saw the sides meet again after both were promoted to Division One last term.
Skipper Stew Guy handed Jacob Duffil his first XI, and club, debut but was missing the likes of Dixon and Buss, and it was in fact the lack of depth in the batting department that saw the team start the 2016 campaign with defeat.   ...(read more)

    Seasiders through after second half blitz  

WITHERNSEA made the journey to Hill Top to face Division Five side Market Weighton United knowing a win would take them to their second cup final of what is turning out to be a very good season for the Seasiders.
With a strong 11 of Milbank in goal, a back four of Hart, Kemp, Newton and Westoby, a midfield three of Frazer, Collins, Finn and a three-pronged attack of Seeley, Frost and Eldon-Smith, which left a bench consisting of Hardcastle, Fisk, and the returning Thurkettle, hopes were high.   ...(read more)

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