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    More police, not less for Holderness!  

ADDITIONAL police resources are to be given to two Holderness communities, the Gazette can reveal this week. It’s the latest twist in an ongoing saga about the effects of reorganisation by Humberside Police as they cope with enforced budget cuts.
Speculation has been rife about the closure of rural stations and towns like Hornsea and Withernsea being staffed mainly by community support officers. And despite reassurances from the Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner, those rumours have refused to go away.    ...............[read more]

    Mum hails ‘hero helpers’ after ambulance delays  

A MYSTERY paramedic and an off-duty ambulance crew have been hailed heroes by a Withernsea mum after coming to the aid of her badly injured son.
Selina Evison, of Chestnut Avenue, described how the paramedic diverted from another call to give emergency first aid to her 13-year-old son, Aiden, in Queen Street. Mrs Evison, 38, was also full of praise for an off-duty Yorkshire Ambulance crew who stopped to help and drove her son to Hull Royal Infirmary with blue lights because there were no ambulances close by to assist.   ................[read more]

FEARS that a Holderness man may have got caught up in the blizzard and avalanches which swept across Nepal earlier this month, killing at least 41 people, have been allayed after he contacted the Gazette to reassure people he is safe and well.
Ian Banks, of Skipsea, has been visiting Nepal for at least seven years and has been the instigator of an initiative which has led to the development of a health post in the isolated village of Chuplung.   ...............[read more]
  Sports News...  
    Seasiders warm up for derby clash with emphatic win  

WITHERNSEA returned to Fortress Fouracre Park for their fifth merit table game of the season. Unbeaten in their first four games, the Seasiders were confident of another win against a Grimsby side that were well below them in the league.   ..............(read more)

    Town denied as Beverley net dramatic late winner  
HORNSEA Town fell to a last minute defeat at the hands of title holders Beverley Town as they returned to action in the Humber Premier League last Saturday, writes Samuel Burton. ..............(read more)
    Local swimmers improve their best times at Autumn Gala  
SOUTH Holderness Swimming Club staged their Autumn Gala 2 recently and due to an unusual number of competitors at the event, personal best times were of more importance than medals and many were gained.  ..............(read more)
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