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    Scrap consultation:‘it’s not fit for purpose’says MP  
   

PRESSURE is mounting on East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group to halt its consultation on urgent care strategy. It wants to shut minor injuries units (MIUs) in Hornsea and Withernsea and remove beds from Withernsea Community Hospital– replacing them with urgent care centres elsewhere.
‘Pause the process,’ say local doctors and local MP Graham Stuart has pledged to raise the matter with NHS England if the consultation is not withdrawn.  ...[read more]

 
       
    Sproatley man jailed for poisoning his wife  
   

A HUSBAND has been jailed for four years for poisoning his wife’s bedtime drinks with Wafarin after he grew tired of caring for her.
Jennifer Mayes, 75, was left with extreme stomach pains when her husband of more than 30 years began crumpling up his own Warfarin tablets and secretly slipping them into her Bovril and Ovaltine.  ...[read more]

 
       
     
   

WITHERNSEA’S Big Local project has supported 15 projects over an 18 month period it has been revealed. Big Local chairman Peter Crawley says it has engaged with more local projects than that but they have all not yet come to fruition.
The first Withernsea Big Local Plan, May 2015 – June 2017 was published in May 2015 and set out the Withernsea Big Local Vision.  ...[read more]

 
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    Roos denied at the death  
   

ROOS were cruelly denied a point last Saturday as Skirlaugh secured a 5-4 victory with a controversial goal in the 88th minute.
Sam Huteson had levelled things up at 4-4 by converting a penalty three minutes earlier, but the Skirlaugh winner came from a cross that was headed home by a striker who was one of three players clearly standing in an offside position, referee Ricky Drury claiming that two were offside but the goalscorer wasn’t, despite all three of them finding themselves in a line across the penalty area 10 yards out!  ...(read more)

 
       
Progress is clear to be seen  
   

WITHERNSEA RUFC entertained the second placed team from South Yorkshire, who in the earlier away game taught a lesson in rugby to the new boys to Yorkshire Five.
Back on October 1, a 55-7 victory for Mosborough, who were in Yorkshire Four the previous season, was built on domination in every aspect of the game, and Withernsea could not have been looking forward to this game.  ...(read more)

 
       
    Daiwa Open is another successful event despite some adverse conditions  
   

IT WAS mixed fortunes for anglers at the weekend as the Commercial Sea Angling Club hosted the Daiwa British Open for the sixteenth time.
On Saturday conditions were excellent as 26 anglers between the ages of three and 15 took part in the Daiwa British Junior Championship at South Withernsea. Many fish were caught including whiting, bass, cod, flounders, dabs and rockling.  ...(read more)

 
           
           
           
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