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    Safety of festival-goers is paramount at Big Weekend  
   

ARMED Police officers will be at the Radio 1 Big Weekend at Burton Constable it has been revealed. Security is to be stepped up following Monday’s Manchester terror attack which killed 22 people and injured 59. 50,000 festivalgoers are expected over the two-day event which is part of the Hull 2017 celebrations.
Extra measures include additional searches and armed officers on site to offer protection and reassurance to the public. If anyone has security concerns at the event they should tell a police officer or a marshal, police say.  ...[read more]

 
       
    Blue is the colour – top award for resorts’ beaches  
   

THE SEASIDE resorts of Hornsea and Withernsea are celebrating after being granted prestigious Blue Flag status by Keep Britain Tidy. It means their bathing beaches are recognised as among the best in the country meeting the highest environmental standards, as well as the tough international bathing water quality standards. Throughout the bathing season the international Blue Flag will flutter above Hornsea and Withernsea as the International Blue Flag scheme marks its 30th anniversary.  ...[read more]

 
       
     
   

HUMBERSIDE Police have been criticised for their “incompetence” after a trial against five tax fraudsters collapsed.
Among those found not guilty on the orders of a judge was former beautician Tracey Stephenson, 52, from Hedon who picked up a share dividend payment while working for APS Trading Ltd, at Poplar Farm, Ottringham. ...[read more]

 
       
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    Hedon turn Holderness blue again  
   

HEDON Rangers lifted the South Holderness Cup for the sixth time in eight years after defeating Hedon Rangers Juniors 8-1 in Friday’s final at Low Farm, Easington.
Despite the margin of defeat, Hedon Rangers Juniors also appeared to enjoy their appearance in what was a wonderful night for their club.  ...(read more)

 
       
‘Hungry young Vikings run out comfortable winners  
   

THE Holderness Vikings U15s came away from the All Blacks worthy winners, taking the spoils 42-6.
The first possession went to the All Blacks, but they could not break down the Vikings’ defence, which was this week led by Matthew Sowden and Tom Johnson.  ...(read more)

 
       
    Charity fishing fundraiser returning to Burstwick  
   

ORGANISERS of a 48-hour charity fishing match to be held at Newbridge Lake in Burstwick in July are appealing for donations of tombola prizes towards their cause.
Andrea Megson and her husband Sydney, of Withernsea, teamed up with Martin Credland, Chief Executive Officer of Fishing Adviser last June for their first charity match held at the lake and raised £560 for the Kids Hull and Humber Charity.  ...(read more)

 
           
           
           
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