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News This Week...



A FORMER soldier from Hull has told the Gazette how being imprisoned in India for more than four years has made him a stronger person.
Just days after being freed and setting foot on British soil, Ray Tindall, 42, was reunited with his mum, Carole Edmonds of Paull.  ...[read more]


Town skate park’s on the up and up

PLANS to build a replacement skate park in Hornsea have moved a step closer as funding of £50,000 has been secured. The facility is in desperate need of replacement with a concrete model as it has come to the end of its life.
Now a meeting has been organised with the project manager to explore the possibility of building a concrete skate park during the winter months and an update will be provided as soon as possible.  ...[read more]



Jingle bells as Santa jingles all the way

EASINGTON Primary CE Academy raised £1,681.37 at its second Christmas fair on Thursday, December 7.
The fair featured a Santa’s Grotto and a range of stalls, a raffle, lucky dip, tombola and games.  ...[read more]

Sports News...

WITHERNSEA AFC returned to the top of County League Division One last Saturday as they beat West Hull Amateurs 5-4 on the 3G at Kelvin Hall High School.
With Shane Spenceley, Tom Finn, Ricky Kemp, Owen Mountain, Danny Fraser and Jordan Hart all unavailable, the Seasiders faced a stiff test, but they dug deep and returned home with three precious points.  ...[read more]


JOE FEENEY recently competed at the British Junior Classic Championships for power lifting held in Motherwell. This was the first year for Joe competing in the junior age group (19-23 years), weight category 83kgs.
Following on from his win at sub junior age last year in the same competition (566.5kg total) Joe was keen to see how he fared against the older competitors.  ...[read more]


Preston teams defy the weather

THE AFC PRESTON Girls U12s maintained their perfect start to the season last Saturday as they beat a decent Hall Road Rangers Purple side 4-0, on a cold and frosty morning at South Holderness.
The pitch was flat but very hard as a severe overnight frost had got into the ground, but it was deemed safe and all the girls on both sides deserve a lot of credit for playing what was an entertaining game despite the Arctic-like conditions.  ...[read more]






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