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Labour calls for Police and Crime Commissioner to account on “unsustainable” plans to restructure Humberside Police

September 12, 2014
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Margaret Pinder, Labour’s prospective Parliamentary candidate for Beverley and Holderness has called for Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Grove to justify plans to restructure Humberside Police in the face of criticism from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) and East Riding Council whose review of the proposals was hampered by “limited involvement” from the office of the PCC. “Matthew Grove is overseeing radical cuts to our local policing which HMIC has already attacked as ‘unsustainable. Local communities are facing the loss of nearly two thirds of their police stations by March next year and over a thousand police officers and staff.” ” There are also fears that the East Riding will suffer disproportionately despite being one of the largest contributors to the PCC’s budget. Mr Grove’s refusal to engage with East Riding Council’s review of the proposals once again demonstrates a shocking lack of accountability towards the community who will be most adversely affected by these measures.” ” This is further evidence that Labour’s intention to abolish the role of Police and Crime Commissioner is the only way to restore true accountability in policing. I call on Mr Grove to answer the criticisms and concerns raised by HMIC and ERYC…

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Health Fair marks first year of CCG’s vision to create a healthier Hull

September 12, 2014
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A free Health Fair takes place on 16 September 2014 from 12:30 until 4:30pm at Hull Maritime Museum, with an opportunity for people to find…

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Extra Investment In 2014 Surface Dressing Programme

September 12, 2014
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council has invested an extra £300,000 in this year’s surface dressing programme to ensure that more motorists will now benefit from…

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Bigger And Better Cottingham Food And Drink Festival Returns

September 11, 2014
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The Cottingham Food and Drink Festival will return to the village for a second year on Sunday, 21 September. Buoyed by the excellent weather, thousands…

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North Cave: Fatal Road Traffic Collision On M62 Westbound

September 11, 2014
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Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the west bound carriageway of the M62 motorway near North…

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Bridlington Old Town Heritage Open Days

September 11, 2014
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A full programme of free events in Bridlington Old Town will take place on Saturday, 13 September, coordinated by Bridlington Old Town Association, as part…

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Audio Book Club At Bridlington Central Library

September 11, 2014
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People who are interested in an audio book club are welcome to visit Bridlington Central Library on Friday, 19 September at 2pm for this month’s…

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OFSTED Celebrations For Keyingham Primary School

September 10, 2014
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Staff, pupils, parents and governors at Keyingham Primary School are celebrating after Ofsted inspectors rated it as a good school. The inspectors found that pupils…

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Yorkshire Businesses – Kickstart Your Cashflow

September 10, 2014
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Hundreds of Yorkshire businesses are being urged to kickstart their cashflow and take control of their funding by attending a free seminar at Elland Road,…

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Call for more Mexican trade links at WTC Hull & Humber event

September 10, 2014
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It could soon happen in Monterrey, and in all of Mexico, for regional businesses. An international trade event with World Trade Centre Hull & Humber…

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Robins report rise in attendances

September 9, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers have thanked fans for their support at the KC Lightstream Stadium this season after reporting another rise in attendances. Sunday’s match against…

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Robins to host family fun day

September 3, 2014
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Hull Kingston Rovers fans will be given a chance to meet their heroes this weekend at the club’s annual community fun day. The event will…

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Major International Fisheries Conference In Hull This Month To Debate North Sea Fishing Industry

September 3, 2014
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A major international fisheries conference is being hosted by the University of Hull on 16-17 September. North Sea Fish – Innovation from Catch to Plate…

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Funding Boost For Homeless Football Session

September 2, 2014
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A local football session, specifically for current and ex-residents of William Booth House has received a huge boost after Hull City Council provided funding to…

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Man arrested for environmental crime after rummaging through bins

September 2, 2014
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Humberside Police were called at 0228hrs this morning with reports of somebody going through the bins on Peel Place, Hull. Police attended the area and…

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Developer’s £10,000 Donation Towards Community Centre Revamp

September 2, 2014
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HOUSEBUILDER Linden Homes North has given a £10,000 boost to a North Yorkshire community centre’s revamp plans. The regional developer has responded to an appeal…

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Bishop Of Hull Performs Consecration Ceremony At Anlaby Cemetery

September 2, 2014
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Religious leaders and civic dignitaries have attended the consecration of two new burial compartments at Anlaby Cemetery in a ceremony that’s a rarity for the…

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Eclectic Mix Of Stars Commemorate Wilfred Owen In Song

September 2, 2014
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Ahead of Remembrance Week in this World War One Centenary Year, an eclectic mix of star guests contribute to a unique performance this autumn commemorating…

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Local Artist and Writer offers new classes in Hessle in September

September 2, 2014
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LOCAL Artist and Writer Sue Spivey, former Adult Education Tutor and Artist in Residence with Hessle Sinfonia, is offering new classes in Painting & Drawing…

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Bridlington: Murder Victim Named Following Death On Sewerby Road

August 28, 2014
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Humberside Police are continuing their murder investigation following the death of a 39 year-old Bridlington man after sustaining a fatal wound at an address in…

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We Must Speak Out Against Abuse: UKIP’s Amjad Bashir

August 27, 2014
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Following publication of the Rotherham care report, Amjad Bashir the Yorkshire MEP and UKIP Communities spokesman, has called for the British Pakistani community to be…

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Bridlington: Murder Enquiry Launch Following Man’s Death On Sewerby Road

August 27, 2014
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Humberside Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a 39 year-old Bridlington man this morning (Tuesday 27 August 2014) on Sewerby Road,…

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Hodgson fired up for final derby

August 27, 2014
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Rovers co-captain Josh Hodgson admits he’s facing an emotional week as he prepares for what could be his final Hull derby on Friday night. The…

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Lifeguard Course At Hornsea Leisure Centre

August 27, 2014
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Hornsea Leisure Centre will be running a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) on Monday, 27 October to Friday, 31 October with the assessment on Sunday,…

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McCarthy added to Rovers pack on two-year deal

August 27, 2014
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Tyrone McCarthy has become Hull Kingston Rovers’ latest new signing for 2015, penning a two-year contract with the club from next season. The former Warrington…

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