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    MP calls for hospital unit to extend its opening hours  
   

CALLS have been made for longer opening hours at Withernsea Hospital’s minor injuries unit. Beverley and Holderness MP
Graham Stuart who visited the unit during a tour of Withernsea last month wants to see it open later and into weekends. And the Withernsea and District Health Forum says its pleas for longer opening hours have fallen on deaf ears.
Currently the Minor Injuries Unit – MIU – at the hospital in Queen Street is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm but closed at weekends. ................[read more]

 
       
    Residents to get their say  
   

HOLDERNESS residents living on the boundary with Hull look set to get their say in the debate over local authority boundaries. A motion calling for postal referendum was due to be voted on at yesterday’s (April 2) East Riding of Yorkshire Council full council meeting.
The result was unknown when the Gazette went to press but residents in South West Holderness and Mid-Holderness could be among 71,000 East Riding residents in Hull’s suburbs who will be given the vote on whether they should stay in the East Riding. .................[read more]

 
       
     
   

WITHERNSEA is set for change in the next few weeks as one of its iconic buildings, the old Lifeboat Station in Seaside Road, is to be auctioned next Tuesday, April 8, and the HSBC Bank will close on April 17.
The former lifeboat station, currently a dance studio, has a guide price of £40,000 to £45,000 which auctioneers Leonards of Hull say is good value for the centre of Withernsea. .................[read more]

 
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    Dixon wonder strike secures priceless victory  
   

A SENSATIONAL strike by Matthew Dixon 10 minutes from time secured a vital three points for Roos as they bid to stave off relegation to County League Division Four, his sublime free-kick enough to see off Aldbrough United, who were probably the better side over the 90 minutes.
As per the previous week, Roos struggled to get a side together for this crucial encounter and the visitors made much the better start, dominating the opening exchanges. Just three minutes in, Roos’ defence was caught ball-watching at a throw-in and the Aldbrough left winger cut in but could only find the side netting with his shot. 
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    Vikings now ready to step up  
   

HOLDERNESS Vikings Open Age players and staff are counting down the days until the team’s first game in the Premier Division of the Yorkshire Men’s Rugby League Summer Competition, away against Kippax this Saturday.

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    People turn up in force to remember popular local lad  
   
THIS author must get some apologies in first for this report being later than one of crash-hat’s tackles and there are plenty of folks still picking themselves up from some of them!
On a damp Sunday afternoon these two teams made up of ex-players, former team mates, family, pals and youngsters who wished to take part in this fixture in memory of Darren who was one hell of a striker for whichever club he played. .................(read more)
 
           
           
           
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