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    MP urges health bosses to keep minor injuries units  

THE fight to save hospital minor injuries units in Hornsea and Withernsea which could face future closure is stepping up a gear before public consultation begins in July. Opposition has been mounted in both towns over the proposal through the Save Our MIU campaign backed by residents and spearheaded by Mr Stuart with the Gazette adding its support.
This week local MP Graham Stuart attended a key NHS stakeholder event in Beverley, to argue that proposals to close the Minor Injuries Units in Hornsea and Withernsea should be scrapped.  ...[read more]

    Call for action to boost town’s sea defences  

SAVE Withernsea from the sea! That’s the message from The Withernsea Sea Defence Action Group which wants to secure further defences to protect the whole of the town.
The recently formed group which aims to highlight growing concerns around coastal erosion to the south end of the resort met last week and is set to hold its third meeting at the Meridian Centre at 6.30pm on June 6.  ...[read more]


THE change in the political landscape - to use the term political in its widest sense - in Withernsea over the last couple of years has been dramatic.

The election of two youthful councillors has shattered the mould of the traditional town councillor who for years has been perceived as middle aged and conservative (with a small ‘c’).  ...[read more]

  Sports News...  
    Huteson double takes Roos through  

ROOS reached the last four of the South Holderness Cup last Thursday night when they knocked out high-flying Withernsea at Hull Road, recovering from a 2-0 half-time deficit to win 3-2.
The home side have had a hugely successful season, winning three trophies in the week leading up to the game and despite being two divisions below their opponents, they were worthy favourites for this tie to reach the semi-finals.  ...(read more)

Double disappointment  

HORNSEA travelled to York and chose to bat first on a heavily used pitch and this, despite the outfield being cut for what appeared to be the first time this year, writes Ian Bottom.
However the Hornsea openers Jon Fisher (55) and Paul Clappison (21) played positively and brought the 50 up in the eighth over. It was only when Osbaldwick brought on their fifth bowler, James Smith, as early as the tenth over that the innings started to falter.   ...(read more)

    Lovely jubbly, or is that lovely Jubilee?  

NO, what I meant to say was Lovely Jubilee, as the Withernsea Golf Club Jubilee Cup was played last Saturday May 14, writes Ian Winter.
There was a large turnout of members competing in this annual event which fared slightly better for the afternoon players who enjoyed a bit of sun.  ...(read more)

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