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Tributes paid to Brigg railwayman Ivan Yule

A POPULAR and very-well known Brigg man, whose family once enjoyed a unique ring-side seat during a royal visit to the town, has died aged 77. Railwayman Ivan Yule – a devoted family man and great-grandfather – was living in the former station master’s h

yesterday, 18:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Barriers to go up around Scunthorpe town centre church after masonry falls from building

THE former St John's Church in Scunthorpe town centre is set to be cordoned off after a piece of masonry fell from the building. Barriers will go up tomorrow (Friday, December 9) around the church, which is now part of the 20-21 Visual Arts Centre. North

yesterday, 17:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Could you be a market trader? Try a stall for free for a day

WOULD-be market traders are being given the opportunity to try a stall for free in the run-up to Christmas. North Lincolnshire Council is running the initiative at Ashby Market on Thursday, December 22. New traders are being encouraged to try a stall for

yesterday, 17:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

New Scunthorpe town centre restaurant to open tomorrow

A NEW restaurant in Scunthorpe town centre will open tomorrow (Friday, December 9). Magnolia Cafe and Restaurant will open in the former Hing Long Chinese restaurant unit on the corner of Frances Street and High Street. The former restaurant, with differ

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Humberside has highest domestic abuse conviction rate in England and Wales

MORE of those charged with domestic abuse offences are convicted in Humberside than anywhere else in England and Wales, new data published by the Office of National Statistics today has revealed. Approximately 85 per cent of those charged with domestic a

yesterday, 15:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

50mph average speed cameras removed from the A180 - video

THE average speed cameras which have loomed over the A180 during works to build the £90 million superhighway are being removed by workers. The cameras were first installed back in May 2015 to slow down traffic and protect workers on the site of the new A

yesterday, 15:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Christmas In The Schools: Picture galleries of plays around the area

It's that time of the year again when schools across the area put on their Christmas plays. Children will be singing carols, acting out the nativity and, of course, dressing for the part. Our photographers have been invited to capture the action at schoo

yesterday, 14:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

British Steel pension scheme proposals welcomed by trustees

THE trustees of the £15 billion British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) , which has an estimated 20,000 stake-holders in North Lincolnshire, have welcomed proposals from Tata Steel and the trade unions to modify the fund. As reported, the Scunthorpe steel in

yesterday, 14:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Crime bosses welcome Humberside Police inspection reports

CRIME chiefs have welcomed the latest reports by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) into legitimacy and leadership at Humberside Police. The force has been graded as "good" for legitimacy for the second year running, with the...

yesterday, 12:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scunthorpe United NEWS: Iron to play Oxford United in EFL Trophy

SCUNTHORPE United will face Oxford United away in the next round of the EFL's Checkatrade Trophy. The Iron were paired with the U's in today's draw, made live on Sky Sports. Graham Alexander's men made it through on Tuesday night after beating Morecambe

yesterday, 11:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fly on the wall doc about Lincolnshire resort, Skeg Vegas, deemed 'best hour of TV in ages'

SOCIAL media has responded to "the best hour of TV in ages" - straight out of Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights, the best hour of TV for ages, and the best British comedy for years is how a new documentary about Skegness. Skeg Vegas, which was...

yesterday, 11:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Elf on a Shelf: Brilliant pictures sent in by YOU

WE ASKED you to send in pictures of your naughty and nice Elf on a Shelf pictures - and they have been fantastic! The tradition started with a children's book telling the story of how Santa sends a "scout" elf to check whether your children...

yesterday, 10:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster Road blocked due to broken down car

DONCASTER Road in Scunthorpe was blocked yesterday (Wednesday, December 7) after a car broke down at the junction of Henderson Avenue, near Sainbury's. Humberside police were called to recover the vehicle at around 7.23pm. A spokesman from Humberside Pol

yesterday, 10:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tom Hughes not concerned by Scunthorpe RUFC's losing streak

SCUNTHORPE RUFC scrum half Tom Hughes is not concerned by the Greens current losing streak and believes the results will turn around. The Greens are on a six-match losing run but during that, they have suffered narrow defeats to Hinckley, Tynedale and Wh

yesterday, 09:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Humberside fire chief call for national database of incidents leads to BBC watchdog warning

A CHIEF fire officer at Humberside Fire and Rescue has called for a national database which people can use to report and analyse fire incidents caused by faulty cars and other products. Chris Blacksell, Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Humberside Fire and Re

yesterday, 09:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

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