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THE SECRETARY of Withernsea’s Ray Blanchard Allotment Society has spoken of his anger after an allotment shed was burnt to the ground on Saturday, February 17. It was the third incident on the Kirkfield Road Allotments in a week.
David Roberts, who lives near to the allotments, awoke in the early hours of Saturday to witness flames coming from the area.  ...[read more]


A DAMNING report has been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) about a Hornsea care home. Spring House Residential Care Home on Eastbourne Road was found to provide an overall service rated as ‘requires improvement’ and safety at the home was rated ‘inadequate’. The report published on February 15, follows an unannounced inspection on November 23, 2017.
Four out of five inspection areas were rated as ‘requires improvement,’ these being ‘Is the service effective?’, ‘Is the service caring?’, ‘Is the service responsive?’, and ‘is the service well led?’ The fifth area of ‘Is the service safe?’ was classed as inadequate.  ...[read more]


BRAVE dad Jason Liversidge from Rise near Skirlaugh is due to meet HRH Princess Anne at a special reception today, (February 22) in London. Princess Anne is the Royal Patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Jason was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition Fabry Disease in 2012 and Motor Neurone Disease a year later. However, the 41-year-old who is now paralysed and who uses a motorised wheelchair, has a steely determination to embrace life and make memories for his two young daughters Lilly, and Poppy.  ...[read more]

Sports News...

THIS was a game that showed the best and worst of Sunday League football, as well as constituting the first appearance at Low Farm of “celebrity referee” Simon Clark (BBC Look North/Radio Humberside). What he will have made of it one can only guess – he certainly found plenty of opportunities to dish out his cards!
The best part of the day was the entertaining game, which saw the locals come back from three goals down to within two minutes of completing an excellent win, only to be pegged back at the death.  ...[read more]


THIS WEEK we saw Olympic take on a good Walton D Side in an epic clash in their fight for the play-offs, writes Shaun Hardy.
First up this week were The Heff and Crazy Eyes. The Heff, giving up a 19-point head start, knew he was in for a hard but good match and that’s exactly what he got.  ...[read more]


LAST weekend, the supporters of Hornsea RUFC were ecstatic to see the young players finish the day’s rugby fixtures unbeaten across all age groups and against much bigger clubs such as Driffield, Scarborough and Malton RUFC.
The performances on the day were all hard-fought matches with the Hollismen coming out on top in many of the close games.  ...[read more]

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