23/02/2014 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


23/02/2014

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Hello from BBC Look North. A permanent tribute to thousands of

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Scunthorpe steel workers could be built. Around ?30,000 is needed for

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the statues, which fundraisers hope will be placed in Church Square. It

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is the second time a campaign has been started and it is being backed

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by former steel men. Scunthorpe was built around a steelwork. Often

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anti`human cost. It is still the main employer in the town and now a

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group, including a former emir, have resurrected the campaign for a

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memorial to be built. People here do not know the history of the town. It

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is the tone, it is the future. Steelwork mills were notoriously

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dangerous. Elfyn member killed when there was an explosion in a blast

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furnace. The group want the memorial to be a fitting tribute to those who

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have died. Obviously, the safety standards now are much better, but I

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think the memorial would be appreciated by everyone in the

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town. The campaigners said that while other times have they are

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tribute to the workers of the town, such as the sculptures in honour of

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fishermen in seaside port is, but the steel town has nothing. Shoppers

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were very supportive. I think it is a very good idea. British Steel has

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been near for so long, it is a good idea. The project manager says

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donations are already being made a meal to build the statue as early as

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next year, if they can garner support in the town.

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Olympic champion Luke Campbell has won his latest professional fight in

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front of a packed Hull Arena, but a night of thrilling fights saw a

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fairy tale finish for footballer` turned`boxer, Curtis Woodhouse.

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Hull city this was supposed to be like

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Campbell 's night, but as it happened, Curtis Woodhouse stole the

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headlines. He was a former footballer who decided to turn to

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boxing. He landed telling punches and claimed the British title. It is

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Curtis Woodhouse! I am very obstinate and pig`headed. When I

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start out to do something, I will do it. It was football my life since I

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was ten, but I get hit on head. Will we ever see this again? A former

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Premier league player winning a British boxing title. He is now also

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a richer man to the tune of quarter of ?1 million. Luke Campbell Was at

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his best, knocking down his Argentinian opponent four times.

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Hull city moved into mid`table following a devastating when at

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Cardiff yesterday. Scunthorpe United went joint top of League Two, but

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Grimsby Town's Wembley hopes came to an end.

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Hull city are considered to have bought well in the January transfer

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window. Investment repaid by Nikica Jelavic

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twice over. Tom Huddlestone opened for the Tigers on 18 minutes. With

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the game already won, Jake Livermore added to the total, making it 4`0 to

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the Tigers and putting them firmly in a mid`table position. They have

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only been at the club a few weeks. But they are already scoring goals.

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A first hat`trick for David Syers part of a five`goal rush for

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Scunthorpe fans at Glanford Park against Portsmouth. Boss Russ Wilcox

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is unbeaten since taking charge. It is massive for us in our quest to

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get promotion. This goal for Grimsby Town was not

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enough to get them to Wembley. They needed one more in the second leg

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with Cambridge. Their FA trophy run over for this year.

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Hull Kingston Rovers snatched a late draw in Super League. Two tries in

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the last three minutes pulled them level with Huddersfield. The score

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24`24. Now, the weather forecast with

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Jennifer Bartram. It was a dry, but windy, Dave for

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many of us. The wind should die down a touch overnight. You can see the

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rain just edging into north`western parts. But he mailed me for most of

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us. Overnight temperatures seven or eight Celsius. For Monday morning,

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the strong winds continue. We will also see some rain ageing in from

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the West, but it will be fairly light and patchy. In the afternoon,

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I temperatures of ten or 11 Celsius. Sunshine and showers on Tuesday,

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with phase of 10 Celsius. That is it. We

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Hello. Still no sign of the weather really settling down next week.

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There should be an improvement for most of us tomorrow. It will not be

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as windy as it has been today, and the band of rain will slowly peter

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out. We still have some rain to come through the night. This band of rain

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is quite slow moving, it will wander northwards into Dumfries and

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Galloway. Close to Northern Ireland, heavy rain in Cumbria and later in

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the night it will turn whether in Wales and the south-west. Southerly

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wind, quite strong at the moment, that will ease as the night goes on

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but it should be pretty mild, six or seven degrees, typically. Tomorrow,

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we start with heavy rain, especially over the hills, as it slips slowly

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eastwards so the rain tends to become light and patchy. Buying it,

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we get some sunshine and maybe a few showers. A good day in Scotland

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especially northern Scotland. In Northern Ireland we will see the

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showers increasing later in the afternoon. By three o'clock, that is

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left of the band of cloud and rain, not lifting at all. Sunny spells in

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the West Midlands and Wales. A few showers, possibly. Temperatures

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double figures. Very quickly in the evening it will turn wet and

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