05/04/2014 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


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more throughout the evening on the BBC News channel. We are back with

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the late news that just Welcome to Look North.

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A march has taken place in @shby in Scunthorpe as part of a campaign to

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get the Government to pay for the funerals of ex`service personnel who

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die with no relatives. Currdntly, they have what is known as `

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council, or paupers', burial. But one funeral director from North

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Lincolnshire is asking the Government to change that. Jessica

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Lane has more. This march, the next step in Sue

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Macleans' campaign. You can't re`do a funeral. It is like a birth and a

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wedding, you can only do it once. A funeral for a service man or woman

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has to be dignified, has bedn recognised. We cannot send them out

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to war and expect them to come back and then forget them. The c`mpaign

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started last November, when Sue rescued a man called Michael Clarke

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from a council burial after a friend of his raised concern about the

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funeral. It is the emotional matter for many taking part. It is a

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brotherhood. As All the different forces ` Army, Navy, and Air Force.

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We all appreciate what we h`ve all done. They have served their country

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and they should be treated better than that. They shouldn't h`ve a

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pauper's grave. They should have a proper service like everyond else

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who can afford it. We have to make sure that as far as possibld medical

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records flag that it is a vdteran. If that is done all the agencies can

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kick in and make sure that that person is given a dignified

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send`off. The government saxs there should be consideration when someone

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who has served their countrx dies, but this it is up to the local

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councils to provide a funer`l if they cannot afford to pay or if

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there are no family left. As a result of the campaign, the North

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Lincolnshire council has put aside ?10,000 to help pay for the

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funerals. Sue says that that is very generous, but as each funer`l can

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cost ?2500 it will not pay for many. Sue says that she wants things to

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change, so she will take her campaign to Downing Street this

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summer to hand over a letter to the Prime Minister. Jessica Land, BBC

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Look North, Ashby. Two former soldiers from East

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Yorkshire have been released from an Indian Jail where they've bden held

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since October. Ray Tindall, from Hull, and Nicholas Simpson, who grew

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up in Cottingham, left prison on bail this morning. Indian

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authorities said the boat they were travelling in had arms on board that

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didn't have the correct papdrwork. They will have to stay in India

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until their case is resolved. The death of a man in Market Rasen

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is being investigated by police Officers were called to a flat in

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the town last night and found the 35`year`old. Two men, aged 43 and

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23, have been arrested. The sister of a man who died in

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police custody and then was at the centre of a body mix`up, has led a

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demonstration in Hull, demanding further answers from the

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authorities. Janet Alder's brother, Christopher, died at Queens Gardens

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Police Station in April 1998. In 2011, it emerged there had been a

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mix`up. Mr Alder's body had been kept in a mortuary for 11 ydars and

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his family had buried a wom`n called Grace Kamara instead. No

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prosecutions have been brought. I think it is important, not just for

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me but for everybody else in Hull. How many more people have btried

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people and it is been the wrong person? If they see it as an

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accident, and they can't sax exactly how it has been done, how m`ny times

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has it happened? I think it is a concern not just for me, but for

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everybody else. In football, Hull City are nine

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points clear of the relegathon zone, following a 1`0 win over Sw`nsea.

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George Boyd scored the only goal of the game to give the Tigers the

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victory that Steve Bruce sahd they needed to make sure of top`flight

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football next season. In League Two, Scunthorpe United

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need just two wins to securd promotion. Sam Winnall's penalty in

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the first half gave the Iron a `0 win over Torquay to leave them

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second in the table. In the Conference Premier, Grimsby Town are

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third after a 1`0 win at Hereford. Lincoln City were held to a 0`0 by

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Dartford. An exhibition of paintings rarely

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seen in public has opened at a Hull museum. More than 30 works by the

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artist Beryl Cook have gone on display at Hull Maritime Museum

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Entitled "Working Hard, Plaxing Hard", the paintings depict ordinary

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people enjoying themselves. Included is Beryl's final painting bdfore she

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died in 2008. Hello good evening. We have had a

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lot of clouds today and somd outbreaks of rain here and there.

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Through the night, we will see some light outbreaks of rain and there

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will be quite a lot of cloud. But the night will end on a dry note.

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Temperatures tonight very mhld, 11`12 degrees Celsius. On Stnday, we

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will see heavy rain for a thme but it will clear away by the afternoon.

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Further rain on Monday, but high pressure builds towards the middle

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of the week turning things settled and dry.

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That is all from us for now. Goodbye.

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Good evening. We may have got to 18 Celsius today in parts

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