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THERE was a great sense of pride on Saturday as Withernsea’s new inshore lifeboat was officially named after a former fashion model, sportswoman, farmer and director of Beal Homes, Mary Beal. The keen sailor and RNLI supporter who was born in Patrington, sadly passed away in December 2017 after a short illness.

The new inshore lifeboat replaces Withernsea’s 10year old RNLI lifeboat the Henley Eight which has been taken out of service.   ...[read more]

   
       
     
 

A HORNSEA couple have been disqualified from keeping dogs for five years for leaving their pet spaniel emaciated and trying to hide his suffering from the RSPCA by having him put to sleep.

Jeffrey Taylor, 31 and Sara Taylor, 29, both of Salisbury Avenue, Hornsea, appeared at Hull Magistrates’ Court on Friday, August 9, charged with failing to meet the needs of a spaniel called Max.   ...[read more]

   
       
     
 

A PLANNING application for the managed realignment scheme at Welwick to Skeffling has been approved at an East Riding of Yorkshire Council planning committee meeting.

The Outstrays to Skeffling Managed Realignment Scheme is expected to cost about £30 million.   ...[read more]

   
       
 
   
       
       
 
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BRETT FISK equalised with the last kick of the game as the Eastenders Reserves played out a 2-2 draw with AAK Sports & Social at a very windy Low Farm on Saturday.

The Stiffs’ skipper confidently drilled home a 90th minute penalty to complete a second comeback of the afternoon for the locals.   ...[read more]

   
       
   
 

LAST SUNDAY saw several Hornsea Harriers head up to Hutton-le-hole for the Hardmoors Farndale Event which is organised by John and Shirley Steele. John is originally from Hornsea.

It was another hot day on the moors with temperatures rising to around 30c. Four Harriers completed the marathon which in true Hardmoors style was 29.4 miles with over 4000ft of elevation in total.  ...[read more]

   
       
     
 

WITH ONLY twelve players available and having to concede the second eleven fixture, it was a patched up first eleven that took to the field against local rivals South Holderness. With the visitors winning the toss they had no hesitation asking Humbleton to bat on a wicket left soaked by the previous evening’s downpour.

It was quickly apparent that batting would not be easy as the wet pitch misbehaved and added potency to the visitors’ attack.   ...[read more]

   
         
         
         
         
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