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    Pride of our Town!  
   

CIVIC pride in Withernsea and the work of an impassioned army of volunteers was celebrated at the town’s annual Parish Meeting on Monday night when the good work of more than 20 organisations was acknowledged.
The number of people who attended the meeting in the Meridian Centre was relatively small, but there was no doubting the big hearts that beat in the local community as speaker after speaker stood to talk about the many good things happening in the local community.  ...[read more]

 
       
    Man ‘roasted’ over 999 call  
   

A YOUTH worker got a ‘roasting’ from the police after he dialled 999 to report what he believed to be a raid in progess at a local kids club.
The story came to light at this week’s meeting of Hornsea Town Council when policing issues in the town were highlighted.  ...[read more]

 
       
     
   

CONTROVERSIAL plans for a waste recycling plant in Holderness have been rejected.
At their meeting last week councillors on East Riding of Yorkshire’s planning committee went against the advice of their officers and threw out the proposal to build the largest anaerobic digestion plant in the country.  ...[read more]

 
       
       
       
  Sports News...  
           
    Captain Foster off to the perfect start  
   

PATRINGTON Cricket Club began the 2017 season with a hard-fought victory away at Driffield Town III as new captain Craig Foster picked up 30 points in his first game in charge.
Foster won the toss and understandably elected to bowl first. Matty Dixon (0 for 31) and youngster Jack Todd opened the bowling, but despite the green tinge to the wicket there was little assistance with the new ball.  ...(read more)

 
       
Hollismen finish bottom after a disappointing season  
   

SO, THE Hornsea RUFC 2016/17 season came to a close last weekend. Sadly, on the senior front it ended in disappointing fashion with the First XV finishing bottom of Yorkshire Division Four, despite a lot of effort by some, writes Steve Crook.
However, on a positive note Sunday was a great day for the mini and junior sections with their great season, with many very notable victories against much bigger clubs, culminating with a fantastic awards day.  ...(read more)

 
       
    Hornsea bowlers in scintillating form as the trophies mount up  
   

MENTION bowls and most people will bring up an image of gray haired pensioners gently rolling their woods up and down an outdoor green on a sunny afternoon (or in England, persevering through a summer downpour!).
But in the seaside town of Hornsea, these stereotypes are being put firmly in their place through the success of the Hornsea & District Indoor Bowls Club (Hornsea IBC) members.  ...(read more)

 
           
           
           
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