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    School’s new look!  
   

THIS is the shape of things to come at Withernsea High School. Architect’s sketches released to the Gazette following a public consultation evening, show just how the campus will look over the next two years.
The £12.8 million refurbishment and rebuild, first reported in the Gazette last month, will begin this autumn, with a new and iconic building completed next summer in time for the new school year in September 2015.  ................[read more]

 
       
    Fighting talk over Hull boundary plan  
   

BATTLE lines are being drawn against Hull City Council’s plans to extend its boundaries to include parts of the East Riding, including Hedon.
This week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council leader Stephen Parnaby accused Hull of talking “clap-trap” in its comparisons of the two neighbouring authorities.  ...............[read more]

 
       
     
   

THOUSANDS of Holderness homes and businesses will benefit in the next phases of the multi-million pound Broadband East Riding project.
More than 20,000 properties across East Yorkshire, including Aldbrough, Beeford, Burton Pidsea, Hornsea, Keyingham, Leven, Skipsea, Skirlaugh, Spurn Point and Withernsea BT exchange areas are included in plans for phases two and three of the roll-out, with work now underway and due to be completed in the New Year.  .................[read more]

 
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    Hornsea are hot on the heels of league’s leading pair  
   

HORNSEA C.C locked horns with Hull Zingari last week and for a change the opposition won the toss and chose to bat first.
They got off to a fine start through T Elstone and M Gravell (37) with an opening stand of 79. However, there was very little from the remainder of the batting line-up and it was left to Elstone to bat through the innings for an excellent 83 not out. 
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    Olympic lads strike gold and romp to two impressive victories  
   

THE Olympic snooker team continues to be in good form and back-to-back victories have seen them climb towards the top of the league ladder.
Away to Humber St Andrews, it was a thrilling night for the lads as Medicine Man gave everyone a dose of his snooker skills. The first pair up was the aforementioned Medicine Man and Hitman Headland and the former was unstoppable.  ................(read more)

 
       
    Anglers remember a great friend  
   
THE Barry Beaumont memorial charity fishing match took place on July 24 at Tansterne ponds.
It is hard to believe that it is over a year since good friend Barry left us for the fishing ponds up above and through his name a group of friends once again prepared to do battle in good humour and to look to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.  ................(read more)
 
           
           
           
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