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    Millions for Prom!  
   

HORNSEA has been granted £3.77m of government funding towards the redevelopment of the town’s South Promenade.
The news was announced this week by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), who will draw the cash from its Coastal Communities Funding.  ...[read more]

 
       
    “My rape case hell”  
   

A WITHERNSEA market trader who was found not guilty of rape by a jury at Hull Crown Court exclusively spoke to the Gazette about how he endured 14 months of hell.
Trevor Shaw, 76, of Kirkfield Road was unanimously cleared of rape by a jury within one hour, following his four day trial which ended last Thursday, March 30.   ...[read more]

 
       
     
   

A JUDGE has thrown out nine fraud charges against a holiday park director accused of miss-selling luxury £190,000 holiday homes - after ruling the jury could not safely convict on memories of what was said years later.
It means a Keyingham couple’s retirement dreams of tranquility remain in tatters as East Riding Council still presses for eviction of all those at Lakeminster Park, Beverley.  ...[read more]

 
       
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    The future is looking bright  
   

AFC Preston have three junior teams at the moment and in the future, many of the girls currently learning the art and skills of the game are likely to feature for AFC Preston Ladies, who are also an excellent team.  ...(read more)

 
       
Vikings overcome stern test with flying colours  
   

THE VIKINGS’ first home game of the season resulted in yet another emphatic win against Hull All Blacks, the hosts running out deserved 32-6 winners.
However, this was a tough game as the All Blacks are the best team that the Vikings’ have faced so far this season.  ...(read more)

 
       
    Sit, watch and admire the Masters’ at work  
   

IT’S ALWAYS a hard time of year for me this, as tomorrow is 12 years since my dad passed away, writes Stretton Wright.
He used to love daffodils and as I go round the course and they are all out in full flower, it always makes me think of him. I’m sure all of you that knew and played with him will be surprised at where the years have gone.  ...(read more)

 
           
           
           
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