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    Pupils leave floral tributes after teacher dies playing football  
   

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular Hornsea School teacher after he died suddenly whilst playing football for Langtoft AFC on Saturday February 11.
James Moorfoot, who was 28, collapsed during the game against Hedon Rangers 3rds and despite efforts by players and then paramedics he sadly died at Rudston football ground where the game was being played.  ...[read more]

 
       
    Sea bass wars as EU net closes in on fishermen  
   

A FISHING war is looming over a brand new EU regulation which forbids fishermen from catching sea bass which came into force on February 1. Now Holderness fishermen like Shaun Wingham who fishes near Withernsea using the centuriesold practice of onshore fishing will no longer be able to net sea bass. Shaun runs Winghams Fresh Fish in Queen Street, with his wife Penny. He uses a specialised practice to fish where a net is stretched out along the shoreline at low tide and the catch is brought in when it retreats again. However the new ruling means the new EU regulation will not have any conservation value.  ...[read more]

 
       
     
   

LOVE is in the air for one lucky couple as East Riding Registration and Celebratory Services offer the chance to win a civil wedding ceremony. The prize on offer is a ceremony of choice ranging from the bronze, silver and gold package to the top-of-the-range bespoke platinum ceremony.
All the ceremonies can take place at any of the approved centres across the East Riding.  ...[read more]

 
       
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    Jamieson leads his men into the quarter finals  
   

PATRINGTON AFC has reached the quarter-finals of the ERCFA Qualifying Cup after a close 2-1 victory against Driffield side Spread Eagle last weekend.
Firstly, Patrington AFC would like to thank Lee and Toni at Amy’s Bar and Kitchen, Westgate, Patrington for their sponsorship and support. It’s a huge privilege to have them as the team’s main sponsor due to their place in the community. Amy’s is a well heard of name in Patrington and the club are delighted to have them supporting them.  ...(read more)

 
       
Mixed fortunes for Binman Mike in Preston encounter  
   

BINMAN Mike travelled to Preston Snooker Club recently to take on two great match players in Gary Beetham and Glenn Jefferson.

In the opening frame, Mike met Gary and the opening exchanges were dominated by some good safety play by both players. The Binman went on to create the first real opening, courtesy of an excellent long red and he had a decent chance to move ahead.  ...(read more)

 
       
    New text service available for halfway house  
   

IT’S THE TIME of year when the new stock starts to come in so make sure you keep popping in to see what’s new.
We have just had a large delivery from Puma. All very nice it is too, writes Stretton Wright.
I mentioned recently about the Cleveland wedge offer. Well we now only have five left so if you want to grab a bargain you had better be quick. I won’t be able to get any more at the fantastic price of £65.  ...(read more)

 
           
           
           
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