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    BLUE is the colour as beaches pass test  

HOLDERNESS seaside resorts are set to make a splash next year with both Hornsea and Withernsea eligible to fly prestigious Blue Flags.

It means bathing water quality at both beaches has been judged to be excellent, meeting the tough new standard laid down by the new bathing directive, which has to meet a European standard.  ............[read more]

    £413k seized from fraudster  

AN EAST RIDING mechanic, who was last year convicted of fraud, drug trafficking and money laundering, will have more than £413,000 confiscated following a successful application by Humberside Police.
Paul Critchlow, 48, had lived in a caravan on land he owned, grossly exaggerated his income to buy a detached farmhouse in Brandesburton, and a second property in Dodswell Grove, Hull.  ............[read more]


EFFORTS are being stepped up in a bid to free six men detained in India and bring them home for Christmas.
Former soldier Ray Tindall, originally from Hull, is among the six who have been held in India since October 2013 due to a row over anti-piracy operations.They were accused of illegally possessing weapons while working on a US anti-pirate patrol boat which strayed into Indian waters.  ............[read more]

  Sports News...  
    Beaten but not broken as Eastenders honour Andy  

ON AN occasion that went way beyond a game of football, Easington United were beaten 6-2 by Harworth Colliery in the Central Midlands League North Division.
Given such a traumatic week, it was always going to be a big ask for the locals to come away with anything from a game against one of the league’s in-form teams. ...............(read more)

Carrick nets dramatic late winner  

ROOS FC made it back-to-back home wins in the league last Saturday when a last-gasp strike from Matty Carrick gave the hosts a deserved 3-2 victory over Apollo Rangers.
Roos led 1-0 at the break following a stunning goal from the in-form Sam Huteson but having dominated the game for almost an hour, slack defending led to Apollo scoring twice in quick succession to put them ahead.  ..............(read more)

    Hull angler nets whopping first prize  

IT WAS mixed fortunes for the 470 anglers who turned out for Sunday’s Daiwa Open Beach Championship as the weather and sea conditions took their toll.
But, for Steve Knowles of Hull it was well worth braving the weather as he scooped first prize of £2,000 for his 3.25 kg cod, caught at Stoney Creek. ..........(read more)

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