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in Grimsby say they feared for their children when petrol bombs were
thrown at their mosque last night. The Islamic Cultural Centre was
targeted despite police being on guard outside. Two men in their
thirties were arrested and are still in police custody. This afternoon,
an Imam at centre said people must not link the murder of soldier Lee
Rigby in London last week to Islam. Simon Spark reports. This is the
second attack on this mosque in three days. This time petrol bombs
were thrown while small number of people were inside. You can see
where one has hit here. This is a fire exit. Around the corner you can
see scorched brickwork were another is hit, and a third by the main
entrance doors around here. The attacks have happened since the
murder of Drummer Lee Rigby last Thursday. Police said it was still
too early to regulate on why this fire was started but today the imam
of the mosque urged people to separate what happened in London
from their religion. We became really worried about our children,
our families, our people who attend the mosque because of some people
who did not understand Islam and who did not understand they must not
link such a crime, which we condemn, with Islam or with Muslims.
The mere of Lincolnshire also visited to offer his support and
condemnation of this attack. -- then mania of Lincolnshire. -- the Mayor
of Lincolnshire. I was absolutely sickened by this attack. I have
lived here all my life, we are a quiet, tolerant, peaceful town and
when I heard about this I was appalled. Police are studying CCTV
footage and two men have been arrested.
Police in Grimsby were outside the same mosque this afternoon trying to
prevent a march in support of soldier Lee Rigby from passing by.
Officers failed to persuade some people to take an alternative route
avoiding the Islamic Centre. Between 200 and 300 people took part in the
parade. Volunteer fundraisers for the armed services and former
soldiers were among those who walked from the cenotaph in Grimsby to the
a community coming together. No trouble, we don't want any bother,
we don't want to be represented by the EDL of the BNP, we want to be
represented as Grimsby and Cleethorpes showing we can stand
together as community. It doesn't need to be remembered and stay or
veterans Day, it is something we should have done a long time ago as
a community. Metropolitan Police investigating
the murder of Lee Rigby say they have completed their search of a
house in Lincolnshire. They raided this house in Saxilby
near Lincoln in the early hours of last Thursday. It was family home of
Michael Adebalajo, one of the suspects in the murder. -- it was
the family home. Farms in Lincolnshire are being
targeted by organised gangs who are stealing tractor satellite systems
worth thousands of pounds. At least 17 farms have been affected in the
south of the county this month. Phil Connell reports.
For the modern-day farmer, it is an effective, time-saving gadget using
satellite technology. This GPS equipment enables farmers to
Cloverfield fields quickly and with pinpoint precision. -- enables
farmers to plough fields. They have become a prized target for organised
gangs of thieves. On farms in the area 17 systems have
been stolen in the last three weeks with one farmer in during five
separate robberies in the space of just five days. -- in during. This
tractor dealer has been replacing systems as quick as it has been
fitting them. Seven o'clock in the morning, on the
phone, an unfortunate former telling me his system has been stolen. It is
thought the satellite systems are being resold in eastern Europe with
the gangs responsible organised and knowledgeable. Lincolnshire police
say farmers need to be extra vigilant.
They are not sat down, but they are designed to be removed at the game
-- end of the day like that by forward. The advice is to not leave
these items in the tractors and take as many precautions as you can.
is advice many farmers are taking seriously, there prized possessions
now being closely guarded under lock and key.
Free parking is being expanded in Scunthorpe in an attempt to increase
the number of shoppers in the town centre. The council and traders are
concerned about the growing number of empty shops. Paul Lead reports.
There has been a long-running campaign in Scunthorpe to extend the
one-hour free parking in a number of car parks to two hours in line with
the neighbouring towns. From next month, people here will get the rest
-- wish. We are listening to shoppers, supporting businesses and
I think it is the right thing to do at this moment in time. We have
saved �3 million through e-book you and an fat is money we can divert
elsewhere. -- through electronic procurement and that is money.
We are filling up with pound shops, apparent we? That is the death knell
for any town, isn't it? Having said that, we're just going to the pound
shop! Two hours free parking is fantastic. The extended free parking
is coming into effect before work starts on a new retail park. The new
development has caused concerns are around town centre traders that more
shops could close. North Lincolnshire Council is hoping its
Now the weather forecast with Keeley Donovan.
weekend it is not set to continue, cooler over the next few days. A
fine day with some sunshine but overnight cloud will increase from
the West and by the end of the night there will be showers around in
places. Temperatures falling to around nine or 10 Celsius, the
breeze will lessen through the night. Tomorrow, a cooler, cloudy
day, outbreaks of rain at first, it may pool south-west through the day
and we may see some brightness coming from the north. Temperatures,