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BBC Look North. Plans to ban street drinking
in one Lincolnshire town. Every street corner, corner, people
are drinking. It is threatening. A murder investigation begins
after a man is shot dead Is this the smallest lamb
in the world? Join me for the latest in the
weather. Banning drinking
in public places will criminalise That's the view of one organisation
opposed to a plan for a drinking ban Boston Borough Councillors meet
tonight to talk about introducing the ban which comes after police
figures show crime linked to daytime drinking is far higher in Boston
than the rest of Lincolnshire. In a moment we'll hear
from the Freedom Association about their concerns but first Jake
Zuckerman reports from the town. a public consultation in which 97%
wanted a total ban. Yes, it would be nice in some ways. It is unfortunate
for the decent people who might want a picnic with a glass of wine in the
park. It has got worse over the past few years. Never seen so many drugs
as you see now. Since 2007, Legislation planned for next year
will allow a total ban for all alcohol drinking to be imposed in
public areas. Some councillors want any plan to cover the entire
borough. Helen organises litter patrols, where volunteers constantly
find discarded beer cans. I think the impact of a town centre ban will
send people to the outlying areas and to their villages, and drink
there, on the nature reserves. This police statistics show the scale of
the problem. In 2013, 9.1% of all police incident in Boston were
alcohol`related. That is considerably higher than the
Lincolnshire average of 6.6%. In the last six years, the number of
off`licences in the town has increased by more than two thirds,
from 35 to 59. Police boat and 96 people in the streets drinking, last
year. The older generation sometimes feel it is daunting coming into the
town centre, because if there are groups of individuals that are under
the influence of alcohol, they feel it is difficult for them to feel
secure while there, and shop. While public support for drinking ban in
Boston may be high, the legislation to make it possible is still some
way off. Councillors may vote for this, but
what has been the police response to this? They will have to it.
The police and crime commission, Alan Hardwick, says he supports
tougher measures to try and prevent irresponsible street drinking, which
has a negative impact on society and complete anti`social behaviour. He
says tackling it is a high priority for the police, and he has some
meetings scheduled soon with local MP Matt Simmons and the State
Minister for crime prevention, Norman Baker is, to discuss the
specific issues Boston faces. I spoke to Joe Hart about whether a
ban on drinking in public everywhere is a good way to reduce anti`social
behaviour. Not at all. People are already drink alcohol in public are
not going to be dissuaded by this. If drinking ban would stop the drugs
and bad behaviour, you would welcome it and it has got to be a good thing
hasn't hurt `` stop the drinking and bad behaviour.
Filip says, I cannot see why people should be allowed to drink alcohol
in public anyway. Weren't many people think like that? I don't
think so. When people realise it will restrict their behaviour, they
will not be allowed to do things they enjoy in public, like having a
picnic and a glass of wine, so they will not be fans of this. Although
people do not drink in public like this. It will only affect those who
drink and at Berkeley. Those people are already breaking the law.
Maybe you don't live in one of these areas were drugs in the street at
causing bad behaviour `` where people drinking in the street are
causing bad behaviour. They will not have the time to focus on the small
number of individuals that cause these problems. But I will be taken
up by the somebody having a glass of wine with a picnic in the park,
doing something reasonable. When was the last time you sat in a Park
having a can of lighter? It is a very small number of people. In
summer, I like to have a glass of wine with a picnic in the park. I am
responsible. Why should I be criminalised? Very good to talk to
you. Do you agree with the
Freedom Association that a ban is Or is a blanket ban needed
to solve the problem? Is it fair that this should cover
everyone We will have some of your responses
before the end of the programme. That meeting is tonight and we
should have a decision on that in our late bulletin. Thank you for
watching. In a moment: Senior politicians make
a final scramble for votes ahead of tomorrow's council and Euro
elections. Police remain in the quiet
East Yorkshire village of Melton tonight after a man was killed
there yesterday evening. Officers say he suffered serious
injuries and may have been shot. Three people are in police custody,
two men and a 15`year`old boy. A massive police presence,
road closures in Melton, and last night, extra security
at Hull Royal Infirmary. It follows what neighbours described
as the sound of gun shots at a house on Melton Old Road
at five o'clock yesterday evening. An incident leaving one man dead,
and another in hospital with serious,
but non`life`threatening injuries. There appears to have been a dispute
which has led to these consequences. And we are looking for a firearm? We
believe the injuries are consistent with a firearm being discharged. We
were sitting with friends in the garden having a few glasses of
wine. We heard a bang. It's odd nothing, really. We were just having
a drink and then we had lots of silence. For something like that up
in our doorstep, it is surprisingly. Two men and a 15`year`old boy remain
under arrest. I spoke to the family and mother of the deceased, who came
to pay tribute to a son who is now at the centre of a murder enquiry.
Scenes of crime officers have been trying to determine the chain of
events which led to the injury of one man and the death of another.
Not many people knew them. It has been a family dispute, I understand,
and it got out of hand. Formal identification of the dead man has
still to take place, with police investigations still continuing,
although tonight, a family mourns. Hometown`macro has the highest
number of repossessions. According to a survey, one in 79 homes was
taken back in the last year. Energy companies planning to drill for oil
in the Lincolnshire Wolds said there could be 10 million barrels of oil
per need the services. A spy plane from RAF Waddington
remains grounded after being sent to help search for 200 kidnapped school
girls from Nigeria. The Sentinel left Lincolnshire
on Sunday morning, but had to land in Senegal
because of technical problems. The Ministry of Defence says work to
repair the aircraft is continuing. A Typhoon jet
from RAF Coningsby has been given a make`over to commemorate the 70th
anniversary of D`Day next month. The aircraft has been given
the black stripes that all British planes wore to make them easier to
recognise and avoid friendly fire. The Typhoon showed off
its new paint job this afternoon. The recognisable role of the typhoon
was head above the skies of Lincolnshire today `` the
recognisable roar. It was performing spectacular moves. There was
something different about this fighter. We have put this on for the
anniversary of D`day, invasion stripes. The stripes really make
this unique. The black and white markings replicate those seen on the
Hawker typhoons used in World War II. There are none left in existence
that can still fly. One man who knows the importance of those
printed on stripes is better and John Byrne. It was for recognition.
They fired at anything. By having those on, it was easier to know they
were friendly. This modern Typhoon flew alongside this, and original
Spitfire that took part in the D`day landings. Spitfire are amazing.
They're not difficult fly at all. They were built for careful handling
to could concentrate on fighting and not flying. The pilots say it is an
honour and a privilege to fly these planes, and they will be doing
chateau at eight shows across the country. `` they will be doing so at
air shows across the county. Still to come: The plan to repeat
the success of the Larkin toes that were dotted around Hull. And small,
but not silent. The Lambert could break a record.
Small and not silent, tonight's photograph is of sunrise, taken by
Emma Anderson. Thank you for that. Another one tomorrow. Quite a few
here. Mike in long wrist and said, can you ask your mate what happens
to the rain, I did not water on the strength of his forecasts and have
hundreds of dead plants, is he going to reimburse me?
The forecast was for scattered thunderstorms, and if you look in a
dictionary, scattered means scattered, so some people will get
them and some people want. We got it wrong, then.
Plenty of water tonight for your plans.
Bit late now. Are warning of heavy rain. You don't
have to water up this evening because there is plenty coming.
Tomorrow, the rain is coming a bit more quickly than we thought. There
will be a scattering of thunderstorms tomorrow. Trouble has
been brewing over France today. The rain has jumped across the Channel.
It will move north westwards through the night. Hometown`macro has been
about the warmest place in the country today, with around 22
Celsius. It is very nice but that we will see cloud thickening. There
could be some localised flooding in places. A wet start across these
more western areas. The rain will quickly pull away north westwards.
We will see a scattering of thunder showers. Top afternoon temperatures,
15 or 16. 20 Celsius in Lane. Scattered showers over the weekend.
Mike says, I will continue to watch look North four is informed content.
As for the weather, I will treat you as a guide. He says, and he is not
as pretty as the other presenter. He is not on about you there, is it?
No. Today has seen the last full day
of campaigning in the Local Politicians have been out
in force across East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
in a last`minute push for votes. After the welcome from his
conservative opponents, Ed Miliband tot housing in Lincoln. The house he
really wants is the one currently occupied by this man. David Cameron
was campaigning a few miles away in your work with Boris Johnson.
Council elections will take place tomorrow in Hull, Lincoln and
north`east Lincolnshire. A third of council seats in these three
authorities will be up for grabs. Meanwhile, voters everywhere can
take part in European elections to decide who represents them in the
European Parliament. The ballot paper will look something like this.
He will put a cross by the party of your choice, and the number of seats
that party secures depends on the percentage vote they receive
tomorrow. Six MEPs will represent Yorkshire and Humber region. Five
MEPs will represent the East Midlands region, covers
Lincolnshire. Many people have sent in their ballot papers by post, but
I asked some voters in Hull whether they would be making the trip to the
polling station. I always vote because if I don't, it is a vote
wasted. Are you voting tomorrow? Yes. I will fill the form in and I
am ready. Will you be voting tomorrow. No, because I don't
believe in any of the parties. At the minute, I will not vote for any
of them. I you voting tomorrow? Yes. It is important because the
country is going down the pan. It is our democratic right. In order to
have an opinion you have to be able to substantiate it. I think it is
important. Polling stations will be open from 7am until ten p.m..
Thanks for all your comments about the rise in season ticket
Russ Wilcox was selling passes for last budget for next season. The
fans are the life and soul of the football club. It is nice to give
that personal touch. There are some great fixtures look forward to. It
is nice to give a bit back. They were big and bright,
and they brought ?1 million Now those behind the giant toads
that appeared around the city want to repeat their success in time
for City of Culture. Four years ago, Hull experienced
an amphibian takeover. For ten weeks, the city streets
were home to 40 giant toads and visitors loved it, with more than
100,000 people coming to see them. It even inspired a similar project
in Australia, this time with koalas. We were so inspired by this. It was
fun and friendly. It was a family kind of thing. We thought, we will
do something inspired by toad but different. There will be artists
getting involved and they will be around 70 things dotted around Hull.
It is hoped they will be even more successful than the toad 's
upbringing in visitors. One person has come up with the idea of which
shows that can be transferred `` transformed by each artist. They
will move around the place. There is also this concept of caravans. That
is a reflection of an amazing industry locally. I am really taken
by things coming in and out of the port. I came up with a cute
container. The sculpture ideas were on display in Beverley Minster
today, but they will tour the county until August, when the final designs
will be chosen. What do you think of that? Let me know what you would
like to see. I wonder what happened to my toad. I think it went to live
in a garden in Hull. Hull is in the top ten
of the happiest places to live in the country,
according to a survey of 50 thousand Hull came seventh
in the whole country. The survey also shows Hull was
second only to Harrogate as the It is a great place to live,
darling. Very friendly. I came back last week. It is really nice. I love
it here and I love the people. We have always got a smile on our
faces. It helps everybody else smile. Because of Greek culture 2017
and Hull City getting to Wembley, the Derby, it is a fantastic city.
One thing after another at the moment. Great news.
The owners of a lamb born in Lincolnshire six weeks ago say
they think he's the smallest in the world.
"Titch", who weighed less than half a bag of sugar at birth lives
near Spalding and has been adopted by the family dogs.
Six weeks old, Titch is Belinda's little lamb.
There is no official record for the world's smallest lamb, but this
I never thought of worrying him on the first day. I was more concerned
about keeping alive. I decided to wear on day four.
The other lamb is Titch's cousin, and is a week younger.
But Titch prefers the company of the house pets.
He identifies with the dogs more, definitely. It follows them round.
I'm sure he thinks he is a dog. This home video shows
their relationship started early. The dogs licked Titch clean
when he was first born He is such a character and so
funny. It would be ideal doing films.
When he's bigger, Titch will play in the garden, so can eat
Which might stop him nibbling everything else!
Let's get a recap of the national and regional headlines.
The Home Secretary told the police Federation to carry out reforms of
the government will do it for you. And plans to ban street drinking in
Boston, but opponents say it is the wrong approach.
Has already drink and are badly are already breaking the law and the
police have the powers to deal with them. Adding new rules will not stop
that. Tomorrow's weather:
Response coming in and drinking in public places. Kieren says, they
need to ban the really cheap alcohol sold in shops and supermarkets and
lower the cost of jinxing pods. `` lower the cost of drinks in pubs.
Sunday else says, there is no need to drink in the street. Another
person says, who is going to police it? Sue says, I can see the problem
with people drinking in public as long as they behave responsibly. It
is being discussed tonight I Boston Borough Council and