26/06/2014 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


26/06/2014

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The Transport Secretary has told Look North he's confiddnt

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that Lincoln will get more direct rail services to London.

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The city has just two direct trains per day to the capit`l.

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Of all the passengers arrivhng at Lincoln station, this man h`s more

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power than most to improve services in and out of the city. He hs the

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Transport Secretary. I think it's important we ilprove

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the services that we can for Lincoln, and I'm looking at a number

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of areas where I hope to see an improvement for

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Lincoln, particularly with next year coming up, the Magna Carta

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celebrations. At the

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moment, there are just two direct daily services which go frol Lincoln

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to London. East Midlands Tr`ins has one which leaves just after 7am The

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East Coast service departs shortly afterwards. Both return frol London

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in the evening. If passengers don't get

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that daily surface, they have to East Coast mainline, which runs

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through Retford, Newark, Gr`ntham and Peterborough, potentially adding

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more time to their journey. One businessman travels from Newark

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instead of Lincoln because of a lack of connections. I have to do that,

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because if I come to Lincoln to get We've got such a growing unhversity,

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and that's stimulated the economy here in Lincoln. The city is growing

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and the county is vibrant. Consequently, we need an enhanced

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rail service to service the needs of The good

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news is, the Transport Secrdtary's train left Lincoln on time. The bad

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news is, like most other London bound travellers, he also h`d to

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change at Newark. Tim is in Lincoln now. Why is the

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timing of this visit so important? And there have been problems with

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trains between Lincoln and Sheffield tonight. A signalling probldm at

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Lincoln Central has meant ddlays of Police could get more power to

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stop street drinking in North East Lincolnshire, as part of pl`ns to

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reduce antisocial behaviour. A public consultation has bden held

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into whether Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Immingham should

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become "controlled drinking zones". It's

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a problem that leads to fear among Currently, there are no restrictions

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on drinking in public here, and that?s something

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the council wants to change. It affects us in loss of custom

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loss of revenue. People just won't come to our store because of these

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individuals on the street. You have to be on your guard.

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Sometimes, they can be quitd nasty Drinking on the streets oftdn

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leads to antisocial behaviotr. Now North East Lincolnshire's

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the latest area wanting stronger powers imposing

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across the borough to deal with it. The designated public place order

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the council is in favour of doesn't ban alcohol in public placsd, but

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gives authorities more power. They can confiscate alcohol if

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people are behaving anti`socially. If they then refuse to stop drinking

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and hand over the alcohol, ht can It's causing a nuisance, annoyance.

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This gives the police power to In Grimsby, the move has bedn

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welcomed. Definitely agree with it. There are

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always beer cans thrown all over. It is a problem that needs

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addressing. It doesn't encourage people to come

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here. Humberside Police say the

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consultation will help them understand the scale of the problem

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and how to tackle it. I spoke to Richard Antcliff from

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Nottingham City Council, whhch has banned street drinking and now wants

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to stop cheap alcohol being sold. I Five officers from Humberside Police

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could face criminal charges after a man died in police custody

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in Grimsby last year. The death of David Hill, who was 57,

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has now been referred to thd An investigation into allegdd abuse

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by Jimmy Savile at an East Xorkshire hospital has concluded therd's no

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evidence of any wrongdoing. The De La Pole Hospital in Willerby

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closed 17 years ago. the outlook, hopefully by Sunday

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most of us will be dry. Alex has more detail now.

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If you have a barometer wowily have seen the pre low pressure moving in.

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There will be some sunny spells tomorrow but more downpours.

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There is a greater risk of seeing thunder and lightening. Here is the

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low pressure. Most of the showers have been on this wet weather

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