Signals Failure At North Bar Caused By Faulty Switch

Signals Failure At North Bar Caused By Faulty Switch
July 19, 2019

Issues surrounding the outage of the North Bar Traffic Signals has been attributed to a faulty switch.

Cllr Denis Healy took on the issue after he received a number of complaints from local residents. Since taking on the issue he has been given a response from the council with regard to the issue.

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Rapist Mark Scott Sentenced For Series Of Sex Attacks On Women

Rapist Mark Scott Sentenced For Series Of Sex Attacks On Women
June 26, 2019

 A former prison officer who was found guilty of nine counts of rape and one of attempted rape of six different women has today been sentenced to a total of 28 years at Hull Crown Court.

Mark Scott, 34, formerly of Daville Close in Hull was found guilty last month of the offences which dated back to 2005 and stretched over a period of 13 years. 

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Youth Offending Service Become First In England To Achieve Outstanding

Youth Offending Service Become First In England To Achieve Outstanding
May 16, 2019

The East Riding Youth Offending Service has become the first in England and Wales to score full marks in an official inspection.

HM Inspectorate of Probation has given East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s service an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating. Inspectors looked at 12 aspects of the service’s work and – for the first time – awarded the top rating for all areas.

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Public Spaces Protection Order Extended For Three More Years

Public Spaces Protection Order Extended For Three More Years
March 25, 2019

The former Riverside and Wyke areas will continue to be protected by a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO), following a decision record approving an extension to the order.

The PSPO was established to address alcohol influenced anti-social behaviour within these areas of the city and requires a review every three years. The order gives the council or police the power to request anyone within the area surrenders alcohol, should it be required.

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Dozens Of Knives Handed Over To Humberside Police

Dozens Of Knives Handed Over To Humberside Police
March 15, 2019

Local police say dozens of knives have been removed from the streets in our region in just a few days.

Humberside Police say following a national campaign, Operation Sceptre, people have been giving knives up. They have been leaving them in bins located at a local police station.  

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Knife Crime – Public Urged To Join Police And Tackle Growing Issue

Knife Crime - Public Urged To Join Police And Tackle Growing Issue
March 6, 2019

Humberside Police are asking the public to join them to help tackle the rising issue of knife crime. The appeal comes off the back of recent news that saw two young people lose their lives.

As a region, East Yorkshire does not experience the same levels of violence seen in our cities. However, the issue of knife crime is on the certainly cannot be ignored.

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Beverley Treasure House Puts New Acquisitions On Display

Beverley Treasure House Puts New Acquisitions On Display
February 25, 2019

Beverley Treasure House has put its newest acquisitions on display. Items the public can see include  10,000-year-old bones and also a locally produced rifle.

The items are being displayed in the in the recent acquisitions case at the museum. One of the interesting things you can view are some red deer bones.

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