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A NEW chapter is about to unfold across Holderness and its core towns as new Mayors are elected, whilst East Riding of Yorkshire Council also gets a new leader after 23 years.

May is traditionally mayor making month and this week Councillor Terry Dagnall was re-elected as Withernsea Mayor for the third time. In Hornsea Councillor Andrew Eastwood took up the reigns from Councillor Keith Himsworth. ’ ...[read more]


COUNCILLOR Andrew Eastwood took up the mantle to become Hornsea’s new Mayor at the town’s mayor making ceremony at the Town Hall on Monday, May 13.

Opening the meeting the retiring Mayor Keith Himsworth gave the details of his final civic appointment at the Festival of St John at Beverley Minster on Sunday, May 12 before passing the Mayoral chains to Cllr Eastwood. Stepping into the Mayoral shoes after serving as Deputy Mayor for the last year Cllr Eastwood announced his son Nathen would be his consort for his mayoral year. Outgoing Mayoress Hilary Himsworth passed the chains on to Nathen saying: “Well done, have a lovely year.”   ...[read more]


LOCAL MP Graham Stuart believes the town’s new look leisure centre will make a ‘statement of confidence about Hornsea.’ He was speaking as he had a behind the scenes tour of the progress of work on Hornsea Leisure Centre on Friday, May 10.

Mr Stuart was joined by East Riding Council officers including Alan Menzies, the director of planning and economic regeneration. ...[read more]

Sports News...

ROOS FOOTBALL Club reached the South Holderness Cup final last Thursday night with a comfortable 4-0 success over Hedon Rangers Reserves at Patrington Playing Field.

The Roosters had taken care of Easington United in the quarter-finals when they were the underdogs, and although Hedon finished one place above Roos in County League Division One this season, Roos were probably the favourites heading into last Thursday’s game and from the moment Liam Murrey put them ahead, the result was never really in doubt as Roos completely outplayed their opponents for the majority of the 90 minutes to reach the final; where they will meet Hedon Rangers Firsts tomorrow night in a repeat of the 2015/16 final that Roos won 6-5 in dramatic fashion.   ...[read more]


WITHERNSEA U9s have been sponsored for another year by Richardson’s Electrical. The club would like to express many thanks to Gary and Chris for their continued support and providing these new tracksuits for the team. ...[read more]


SUNSHINE greeted the Humbleton First XI as they finally got their season underway with a home fixture against Pelican.  ...[read more]

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