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The Transport Secretary has told Look North he's confiddnt
that Lincoln will get more direct rail services to London.
The city has just two direct trains per day to the capit`l.
Of all the passengers arrivhng at Lincoln station, this man h`s more
power than most to improve services in and out of the city. He hs the
Transport Secretary. I think it's important we ilprove
the services that we can for Lincoln, and I'm looking at a number
of areas where I hope to see an improvement for
Lincoln, particularly with next year coming up, the Magna Carta
celebrations. At the
moment, there are just two direct daily services which go frol Lincoln
to London. East Midlands Tr`ins has one which leaves just after 7am The
East Coast service departs shortly afterwards. Both return frol London
in the evening. If passengers don't get
that daily surface, they have to East Coast mainline, which runs
through Retford, Newark, Gr`ntham and Peterborough, potentially adding
more time to their journey. One businessman travels from Newark
instead of Lincoln because of a lack of connections. I have to do that,
because if I come to Lincoln to get We've got such a growing unhversity,
and that's stimulated the economy here in Lincoln. The city is growing
and the county is vibrant. Consequently, we need an enhanced
rail service to service the needs of The good
news is, the Transport Secrdtary's train left Lincoln on time. The bad
news is, like most other London bound travellers, he also h`d to
change at Newark. Tim is in Lincoln now. Why is the
timing of this visit so important? And there have been problems with
trains between Lincoln and Sheffield tonight. A signalling probldm at
Lincoln Central has meant ddlays of Police could get more power to
stop street drinking in North East Lincolnshire, as part of pl`ns to
reduce antisocial behaviour. A public consultation has bden held
into whether Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham should
become "controlled drinking zones". It's
a problem that leads to fear among Currently, there are no restrictions
on drinking in public here, and that?s something
the council wants to change. It affects us in loss of custom
loss of revenue. People just won't come to our store because of these
individuals on the street. You have to be on your guard.
Sometimes, they can be quitd nasty Drinking on the streets oftdn
leads to antisocial behaviotr. Now North East Lincolnshire's
the latest area wanting stronger powers imposing
across the borough to deal with it. The designated public place order
the council is in favour of doesn't ban alcohol in public placsd, but
gives authorities more power. They can confiscate alcohol if
people are behaving anti`socially. If they then refuse to stop drinking
and hand over the alcohol, ht can It's causing a nuisance, annoyance.
This gives the police power to In Grimsby, the move has bedn
welcomed. Definitely agree with it. There are
always beer cans thrown all over. It is a problem that needs
addressing. It doesn't encourage people to come
here. Humberside Police say the
consultation will help them understand the scale of the problem
and how to tackle it. I spoke to Richard Antcliff from
Nottingham City Council, whhch has banned street drinking and now wants
to stop cheap alcohol being sold. I Five officers from Humberside Police
could face criminal charges after a man died in police custody
in Grimsby last year. The death of David Hill, who was 57,
has now been referred to thd An investigation into allegdd abuse
by Jimmy Savile at an East Xorkshire hospital has concluded therd's no
evidence of any wrongdoing. The De La Pole Hospital in Willerby
closed 17 years ago. the outlook, hopefully by Sunday
most of us will be dry. Alex has more detail now.
If you have a barometer wowily have seen the pre low pressure moving in.
There will be some sunny spells tomorrow but more downpours.
There is a greater risk of seeing thunder and lightening. Here is the
low pressure. Most of the showers have been on this wet weather