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CHRISTMAS Day for many means a big dinner, plenty to drink and a day in front of the TV and what better way to get rid of the festive blues than a frolic in the North Sea. That’s what almost 50 brave people did when they took part in the annual Boxing Day Dip at Withernsea. Organised by Withernsea and District Lions Club this year’s dip saw hundreds of spectators on the promenade watch the intrepid dippers take to the sea. Although ...[read more]


THE TRUE spirit of Christmas was alive and well as Hornsea Floral Hall hosted its sixth Christmas Day lunch. Volunteers were kept busy catering for around 100 people who attended the annual event. But now, Rosie Bullard, the woman behind what has become a town tradition, the community Christmas lunch at The Floral Hall, has announced she is ...[read more]


A GANSTEAD man who has dedicated more than 50 years of his life to the NHS has been rewarded for his work in the Queen’s New Year Honours. David Haire, Project Director (Fundraising) for Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded an MBE for services to patients and staff in East Yorkshire. David has enjoyed a long and varied career since starting out as an administrative ...[read more]

Sports News...

THE PERIOD 2010 – 2019 won’t go down as one of the most successful decades in the history of Easington United AFC but it has certainly been an eventful one. It began and ended with the club fielding three teams, albeit in a slightly amended format, whilst the intervening years saw a brief tie-up with a local junior football club and an even briefer return to Sunday morning football. The decade also brought the ...[read more]


ROOS FC moved into the semi-finals of the South Holderness Cup on a Thursday night back in May as they beat a very strong Easington United first team, who play two tiers above them, 3-1. Before kick-off, both teams assembled in the centre circle to impeccably observe a minute’s silence in memory of Frank Windas, one of local football’s real characters who has forever been associated with Withernsea AFC and he will be missed by all the Holderness ‘football family’. Despite going 1-0 behind in just the eighth minute, the underdogs dominated the game for long periods and thoroughly deserved their victory, ...[read more]


HORNSEA  HARRIER  Mark  Williamson made a sneaky midweek  jaunt to contest the Hell of a Hill race, Mark running in his 38th marathon.   The race, back in November, was run over a fabulous multi-terrain course with outstanding...[read more]

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