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A 78-YEAR-OLD Sproatley man has been jailed for the manslaughter of his six-yearold great grandson. Albert Grannon, from Church Lane, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, July 2, to three years in prison for the manslaughter of six-year-old Stanley Metcalf on July 26, 2018. Stanley was shot in the kitchen of his grandparents’ home while visiting for a family occasion and tragically died later in hospital

. Grannon, who is the great-grandfather of Stanley, was also sentenced for possession of a section one firearm without a certificate.   ...[read more]


A HANDOVER meeting saw Rotarian David Lee becoming the Hornsea and East Riding Rotary Club’s president for the coming year, on Monday, July 1.

Thirty-one members and guests attended the handover to hear retiring president Kim Pugh thank the members for ‘being an inspiration’   ...[read more]


HOLDERNESS Health the super medical practice covering 36,000 patients across the region, has pledged to improve its online access and appointment booking. It comes nine months after Hedon’s Church View Surgery, Hedon Group Practice and South Holderness Medical Practice in Withernsea merged.

But the merger of the three practices, which ...[read more]

Sports News...

ON WHAT was the hottest day of the year so far, the first XI’s home game against Sutton promised to be a fiery encounter and it certainly lived up to the expectations.

With not a cloud in the sky and the temperature exceeding 24 degrees, Sutton won the toss and opted to bat ...[read more]


WITH FIVE key players missing it was left to a patchedup Humbleton side to try and continue their good run of recent success against the league leaders.

Mark Oaks, who was captain for the day, led from the front opening the batting with a hard-hitting 21. Once he was removed it was a...[read more]


IT WAS the seventh anniversary of the Barry Beaumont Memorial Fishing Match on Sunday, June 30 and 28 anglers turned up to fish in a singles, triples and pairs match.

The draw took place at 9am sharp and fishing was from 10am until 3pm for a five-hour match. The weather was overcast but dry and windy ...[read more]

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