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    Crunch time for minor injury units as consultation ends  

THERE are only days left to save hospital minor injury units at risk in Hornsea and Withernsea – if they close people will have to travel miles to seek treatment. Both minor injury units – MIUs - are on the critical list as the NHS East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group seeks to re-shape its urgent care strategy by centralising its service to three urgent care centres and closing the seaside MIUs and beds in Withernsea Hospital.   ...[read more]

    Woman fears MIU closure would put her life at risk  

A WITHERNSEA woman has told the Gazette she fears for her safety if Withernsea Hospital’s minor injury unit is closed. It comes only days before the end of the consultation by the NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group on January 17. It has put forward options for urgent care centres to replace minor injury units at Withernsea and Hornsea and remove community beds from Withernsea Hospital.  ...[read more]


A HULL MAN who illegally dumped rubbish at two sites in the East Riding has been ordered to carry out 160 hours of unpaid work and pay the costs of the clean up.
Brian Smith, of Wilmington Caravan Site, Bedford Street, Hull, pleaded guilty to two offences of illegally depositing waste on land in Hedon and in Preston without permission when he appeared before Hull Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 5.  ...[read more]

  Sports News...  
    Jewel theft as Hanson mount a late escape!  

ONLY time will tell how costly Hanson Jewellers’ late rally proves to Easington United’s hopes of avoiding relegation from the HPL Premier Division.
The visitors – three points below their hosts at start of play – scored twice inside the last five minutes to prevent that difference doubling and in doing so denied the Eastenders a first win in six league games.  ...(read more)

Points shared in competitive derby  

ROOS FC kicked off the New Year with a home game against local rivals Withernsea and the spoils were shared as the game finished 2-2.
A Danny Frazer header gave the visitors an early lead and Bob Eldon-Smith made it 2-0 with a stylish finish, but the home side hit back with an excellent Ben Littleproud strike from distance on the stroke of half-time before captain Danny Smith levelled things up with half an hour to go with a well-taken free-kick.  ...(read more)

    Hornsea RUFC 2016 Review – July – December  

July – JULY SAW the start of pre-season training for the senior section of the club and numbers slowly improved as the month wore on, writes Steve Crook.
Friday July 15 saw the annual Hornsea Rugby Union Club Rowing Regatta take place to again great success with around three hundred people in attendance.  ...(read more)

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