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Good evening and welcome to BBC Look North. The headlines tonight.
Hull is missed off plans for a high speed rail link connecting cities
across the North. What next for Grimsby's ice rink
If you just deal with the Ldas and Manchester route, that will not deal
with the regeneration we nedd in the North.
Councillors say they cannot give any guarantees about the future of
Grimsby ice rink. It will returns to a field where she
was trampled by cows. I am frightened of the memories.
And I'm a Wimbledon to see how local tennis players have fared.
And the weekend forecast in 15 minutes.
Hull has been missed off ambitious plans to connect cities in the North
on a high speed rail link. The Chancellor, George Osborne, says HS3
could be built between Manchester and Leeds to create a "northern
global powerhouse." It's an extension of the existing plan to
build a high speed link between London and Birmingham. It comes just
a week after doubt was raisdd over the future of direct trains between
Manchester and Cleethorpes. Tolu Adeoye reports.
It's deja vu for Hull when ht comes to high speed rail
announcements. Once again it's been missed off an ambition by the
Government to improve links across the country.
We need to think big. We nedd an ambitious plan to make the cities
and towns in this northern belt radically well`connected from east
to west. Today, I want us to start thinking about whether to start
building that connection from East to West.
a high speed link between London and Birmingham. A second phase hs
planned up to Manchester and Leeds. Today the Chancellor discussed
extending the project to link the east and west ` so far Hull isn t
The journey from Harle is about two hours. With high`speed rail, this
could be It's a great planet with those from
Hull to Liverpool. Otherwisd it s half baked. It has to be right
across from the ease with that of the East Coast of the West Coast
building in the four Graves' disease.
Earlier this year local polhticians and businesses successfully lobbied
the Government to consider hncluding Hull in a plan to electrify the
transpennine line. They say rail links
to the city must be addressdd urgently.
I asked him if it was anothdr case of Harle missing out. Not at all. We
are looking at all suggestions from the wider community. What the
Chancellor was doing was floating the idea of having an HS three,
getting the delay going. But also making this argument that the cities
of the North. Are part of a northern powerhouse. But he said Manchester
to Leeds. Did he mean hull`lacro as well? What she clearly set out was
that it was clearly too difficult to get from Manchester to get from from
Liverpool to Hull. But does he mean that the new link should go from
Manchester to how or from M`nchester to Leeds. He says we should look at
the idea that goes from east to west and then he raised a series of
different options in talking about how long it takes to get from east
to west. The central point hs that we should look at having an east
whence link. Dashing east`wdst link. But is how in all out? He s`id we
should have a debate about where it goes. Do you think it should" Mac
eye of a huge fan because I grew up in Chester and I grew up in Hull.
The link is many years away. We are not electrified here. Are we
the poor relation these days? I would not say that. I would say that
there is a lot of work that has to happen. The city of culture will
help with that. There is a direct line to London, which there is not
from all parts of the country. But clearly, then it's to be improved
infrastructure. Could you gdt the finalising the electrificathon plans
in time for city of culture? Those sorts of issue 's are exactly what
we need to work on to get this northern powerhouse going. The point
about the Chancellor was saxing today is that there is a problem in
that there has been a huge `mount of investment in London and it is a
connected city but across the north, there are cities that can bd
connected to make sure that we have the same sort of impact. Good to
have your the programme, Mr Hancock. Is this a way that is this Hull
missing out. What you make what you just heard.
In a moment... As alleged patient mistreatlent is
investigated, accusations that health bosses in Northern
Lincolnshire failed to work together.
Humberside Police are continuing to question a man and a woman `fter a
newborn baby was found dead in Hull. A member of the public calldd the
police after finding the baby girl on Saturday evening. Her body was
found near a cycle path in Dast Hull, close to Rockford Avenue.
The first gay British clergxman to get married has had his perlission
to lead some services revokdd. Canon Jeremy Pemberton, who's a hospital
chaplain in Lincoln, married his long`term partner in April. This was
in defiance of guidance by Church of England bishops. He'll no longer be
allowed to operate as a pridst in Nottinghamshire, but will continue
It's been closed for the last two weeks and now, people who use
Grimsby's ice rink have been told there are no guarantees that it will
re`open. The rink's been closed because there's a problem whth the
cooling system in the buildhng and angry ice hockey players and skaters
will meet this evening to ahr their concerns. Senior councillors say
they can't promise it will dver re`open. Emma Massey reports.
This ice rink in Grimsby has been closed for over two weeks dte to
problems with the cooling sxstem. Today as fears grow over thd future
of the facility a meeting w`s held by some users to find out what's
Going on. They have not told us what is going on. What are your concerns?
I think they are shutting down by stealth.
Social media is now being used in a bid to get the rink reopened. Since
a Facebook page to save it launched a few days ago nearly 2,500
people have joined the group. There's also two other online
north east Lincolnshire?s ldisure facilities ` last year Scartho Baths
was shut for weeks due to asbestos ` and Cleethorpes Leisure Centre has
closed twice since refurbishment to replace anti`slip floors.
But the council says there `re no guarantees that Grimsby ice rink
will reopen. We are looking at options. It will always be whether
we can afford it or not. Wh`t the best value for money is. Thdn we
will make a final decision. cancelled which means travelling
elsewhere at great expense. The The kids are devastated. Our kids
are going to a tournament in Sheffield and because they have not
been able to train, we rentdd a yesterday one and a half hotrs of
time. Those affected by a possible closure here way that this could be
the start of many other sports facilities closing in the town.
It is another one you might want to comment on. Should the council be
considering their options or should it be reopened come what max. Get in
touch. There is a lot of interest in this story at the moment. A little
bit later on, I will be talking to the deputy leader of the cotncil
about the future of the ice rink. So don't miss that one.
Lincoln's Dan Cox has gone out of Wimbledon in the first round today.
He was beaten by a player r`nked number 42 in the world. But
Beverley's Kyle Edmund is ctrrently on court in his first round match,
How is Kyle Dalling? He is hanging on by a thread. The Austrian took
the third is `` first set 6`3, that there was a tie`breaker in the
second. That was won by the Austrian. Kyle could face another
tie`breaker because he is for`2 down. Let's talk about Dan Cox. He
is on court 18, which once had the longest tennis match in history
This was him in action. His `` he secured a fantastic break. The crowd
right behind him and he could then see it out to win that set.
Marvellous news for him but in the end, the man he was playing was just
too strong. He prevailed ovdr all. But Dan says that his experhence at
Wimbledon has taught him a lot. The first set was very tough. I did not
find my feet at all to begin with. He doesn't give you any rhythm. That
first set went gritty Greg. Then I found my feet and started playing
pretty well. `` the first sdt went pretty well. `` went pretty quick.
The Austrian is now serving for the match against Carl Edmund of
Beverley. Thank you very much.
Still ahead tonight ` she spent two weeks in intensive care ` and now a
woman who was trampled by cows returns to the field where ht
Happened. Keep your pictures coming in. What did the BBC but all that
they claim to keep him out of beer tent?
I wish I could get a good Whmbledon! The weather headlines are there is a
risk of a showers and a cold front. Some bundled phones are heading
southwards into Cambridgeshhre. Elsewhere in the North it is mostly
fine with some sunshine. Ond or two macro showers following frol the
North. Most of us should become dry. This sunrise is at these tiles. So
we will get to a mostly dry and bright start. Overnight showers
cannot be ruled out. The cold front figures cloud late in the morning
bringing it band of patchy light rain southwards. From mid`afternoon,
skies will brighten and the sun should make another appearance. The
best of tomorrow's weather `t first and then again later with a cloudy
spell in between. Let's look at the top two bridges. Cooler along the
coast. `` let's look at the top temperatures. Wednesday looks dry
with some sunshine. Mostly fine Do you remember when you were hn the
beer tent all afternoon at ` Yorkshire show? I think that the
cast is on tape sometime. It's a classic!
Thanks! Take care.
that Grimsby and Scunthorpe hospitals were being investhgated
for ten cases of alleged brdaches in patient care. Look North's health
correspondent Vicky Johnson was there ` what concerns were raised at
Representatives from both shdes were brought to the meeting and they were
asked whether every patient was getting the best possible c`re? They
each said they could not have complete confidence because that was
impossible for any hospital to achieve. They then asked `` they
were then asked whether the hospital had the correct procedures to
identify failings. They said they would only know what the current
investigation was completed. Senior representatives from the hospital's
trust arriving to put their views before the North Lincoln scrutiny
group. It has been a diffictlt few months. In October 2012, high
mortality rates in hospitals in North Lincolnshire make the
headlines. Then Scunthorpe `nd Grimsby hospitals were put hn
special medal `` special me`sures. Then the Clinical Commissioning
Group made concerns public `fter allegations of poor care. Standards
of care have dropped and vulnerable patients are being deprived of
adequate food and fluids. The hospital trust chief nurse told the
health scrutiny panel that they had known about every single ond of the
incidents because their own staff had reported them. She went on to
say that an investigation process had been agreed with the Clhnical
Commissioning Group and othdr partners and she added that it was
very disappointing that othdrs have stepped outside of that
investigation process. Hosphtal officials told the health scrutiny
panel that they did not know the CCG whether you make the incidents
public at a meeting last wedk. The CCG insisted they had told
hospitals. I know that the CCG are not putting their full trust into
the North Lincolnshire hosphtals group. I am worried. Busy, scrutiny
are interested in the public. We represent the public. It is insisted
that staff and patients are very good at reporting incidents. They
receive thousands of alerts but most amount to nothing. This way,
Scunthorpe Hospital was givdn a tentative vote of confidencd. I
would be happy to be treated at this hospital and so would my falily But
the issues that were raised last year, `` last week, if they are
real, they are of concern. The chief nurse said that she had every
confidence in her staff and revealed that her own young son was currently
a patient in Scunthorpe Gendral So when will we know what h`s
happened? The investigation and review should be conceited sometime
early next month so we should find out then. July is shaping up to be a
very busy month for the trust. They will also find that the latdst
findings from the Care Qualhty Commission about what they found in
their visit in April. They will also find out towards the end of the
month whether they are going to be taken out a special measures.
A section of Hull City centre is closed off as the emergency services
deal with an industrial inchdent. Five fire engines and a number of
police vehicles are at the scene on paragon Street near the Citx Hall.
A woman who was trampled by cows after going on a treasure htnt in
Lincolnshire has revisited the area for the first time. Sarah Ldonard
was in intensive care for two and a half weeks and almost died. She
survived because she managed to call 999 even though she now remdmbers
nothing about the attack. Shmon Spark reports.
Seven months ago, Sarah Leonard was in Lincolnshire feels, geoc`ching.
But it all went horribly wrong when she was trampled by cows. Police
emergency? Hello, you are through. I'm been trampled by cows, H can
hardly move! Despite a brokdn jaw, collarbone, two broken arms and
broken ribs, Sarah managed to grow the emergency services. But because
she did not know exactly whdre she was, it took 40 minutes for them to
reach. We will find you. Sarah spent two and a half weeks in intdnsive
care and five weeks overall in Lincoln County Hospital. Her dog,
which was on a lease, was found cowering under a hedge 24 hours
later. I can remember seeing them, I can remember them coming towards
me. How fast, I don't know. I remember I shouted, but exactly what
I shouted or did, I don't know. And then I can't remember anythhng else.
When asked to describe how would you feel to walk towards the next style,
that was something she could not do. I am frightened of getting the
memories back. It might not happen, but I would rather not. Last time we
were filming year, we got an idea of how fast an inquisitive `` how fast
and inquisitive cows can be. We were filming with cows to feel the way
but we had to take shelter behind but we had to take shelter behind
this style. Recent cases like Sarah 's are on the rise. Between 200 and
nine, there were five reported capital attacks. This rose to eight
in the following year and" hs 1 in 2010 to 2011. Stephen Ireland is a
farmer. He says that people need to know what to do. If they have a dog
with them, they should keep it under close control. And no way should
they pick that dog up. The calcium the dog is the threat `` thd cow
sees the dog as the threat, and will go for both of you is that hs the
situation. It could be a ye`r before Sarah recovers fully. She is
geocaching again, just not on her own.
Relatives of the air crews that survived `` were killed when
equities were killed in a L`ncaster bomber crash visited the site.
Implant was unveiled in Lincolnshire.
A memorial service for their relatives. Killed when two Lancaster
is collided midair 70 years ago Among the congregation, Marhe
pollard, who never knew her father. She was 11 months old and lhving in
Australia when he died in the crash. It is a big, black hole. I didn t
know much about him. I found out a lot in the last 18 months or two
years. This has put some fldsh on the bones. The crash happendd here
in the sky over Cronin. Vishtors at a nearby fair said they saw six
Lancaster is in a training dxercise when two collided in midair. They
span out of control and crashed It was a similar dated today. These
aircraft touched and there were screams from people in the crowd.
Only one man got out. His son Chris Only one man got out. His son Chris
returned to the crash site. Just to be here and think that my poor dad
was coming down in a parachtte and all his friends had been killed in
the two planes came down, not too far from here, very emotion`l. Very
emotional indeed. The crews were part of the Pathfinder Forcd. Their
job was to guide aircraft and their target in the Second World War. But
when the two Lancaster is collided, they were practising flying in
formation. People would concentrate on the operational losses btt many
were lost during training mhssions. They were hazardous. The heritage is
on display at the Lincolnshhre aviation centre after a grotp of
local enthusiasts spent years researching the clerk `` thd crash.
The wreckage is part of Lincolnshire's history. It tells the
story of what these lads did. They were just glad. This to noon, a plot
was unveiled here. It `` thhs afternoon, a Placa was unvehled
here. A permanent reminder. A recap of the national
and regional headlines. An international outcry as three Al
Jazeera journalists are sentenced to seven years in jail in Egypt on
terrorism`related charges. And disappointment as Hull hs missed
off plans for connecting cities in the north.
And the weather...cloudy with the risk of a few showers first
And then backing up later on. On the subject of the North, Hull is
that of a city of culture, we should have trains to reach all parts of
the North. Janet says, regarding ages three, the nobody talks about
Lincoln. We don't even have a direct link. We were also talking `bout the
ice rink. Sarah on Facebook says that we need
this ring. It has been with us all these years and we have depdnding on
it. We do not deserve to lose it. We will be talking at 10:25pm to the
deputy leader of North East Lincolnshire Council. See you later.