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    Town to call Chief Constable to account at public meeting  

A LACK of police presence and response times in South East Holderness has prompted urgent calls for better police service. It comes as a wave of crime has swept the area during which it took officers 40 minutes to respond to a 999 call reporting a crime in progress at a dental surgery in Withernsea. In fact, it was one of eight burglaries involving businesses and homes in Holderness.  ...[read more]

    Hornsea mum: ‘I’ve taken control of cancer’  

HORNSEA’S carnival queen and a mother of two has opened her heart to the Gazette over how she has coped with her breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness month in an effort to raise awareness of the condition.
Tracy Calvert from Sigglesthorne hopes her story will be an inspiration to other women who face an uncertain future after being diagnosed with breast cancer.  ...[read more]


PUB Landlord Chris Branton from the Coach and Horses in Welwick turned sleuth when he tracked down a stolen pick-up truck. He spotted the truck used by Hollym business owner Martin Hoey to promote his business Discount Cycles, being driven through Patrington.
Eagle-eyed Chris was on his way home to Hollym with his fiancée Sharon Harrison after he’d finished his shift and locked up the pub.  ...[read more]

  Sports News...  
    Roos bounce back with a hard fought success  

HAVING suffered their first defeat of the season the previous Saturday, Roos where looking to bounce back at Goole Academy last Saturday and they returned home with all three points following a 3-2 success.
The manner of the defeat at the hands of Haltemprice seven days earlier had given cause for concern and things did not look good at West Park after just six minutes as Roos found themselves 2-0 down but goals from Jack Bristow, Mitch Proby and Sam Huteston saw the visitors home.  ...(read more)

All change for the trip to Sheffield  

WITHERNSEA made the long trek to Sheffield Oaks after having suffered a heavy defeat to Thirsk two weeks before.
What made it seem a more uphill task was that Sheffield, last week, went away to Thirsk and beat them. Withernsea’s side was much changed from last time out. Five totally new players, and one more who had only played 10 minutes rugby in the Thirsk game, meant that Withernsea faced a steep learning curve if they were to make this game competitive.  ...(read more)

    Successful competition for Withernsea club  

SUNDAY October 16 saw a visit to London by members of the Takeshi Karate Association Withernsea Club, to the 37th BWKS National Competition.
The day was pacey and eventful with nine of the club’s pupils securing places in both competition fighting (Kumite) and Kata.  ...(read more)

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