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we are back with the late news at Ten o'clock - now on BBC1, it's
Hull's no longer the worst place in the UK to find work.
That's the claim from a job site, which says employment chancds in the
It comes as businesses prep`re for the arrival
of the wind turbine manufacturer, Siemens, as Crispin Rolfe rdports.
Drilling for opportunities. This East Hull firm's expanding with
the hope that dock developmdnts and the impending arrival
of Siemens, will mean more work But up to now the recession's bitten
hard, so Precision Drilling is finally recruiting after ye`rs
of shrinking business. We have lost 50% of our workforce.
Is this a recovery? It is for us.
What we can see is a recovery and at the same time I feel
like I am taking a chance, a chance and an opportunity.
Here is where wind turbine lakers Siemens will set up. How hard is it
to come by work? How has bedn in need of a little bit of
life`saving. That is becausd last year it was the risk lies in the
country to get work with several people to every vacancy. Thhs year
it is the best worst. Of those numbers have significantly hncreased
with seven job`seekers chashng each advertised role. Those are the
statistics but at a time whdn UK unemployment is at its laws since
the recession, what is the reality? Have been 50 jobs actually
available. There is a lot of part`time jobs out there, btt not
enough for people with a falily We are seeing confidence returning
to the manufacturing sector and food reduction and factory type work
Many of these jobs, part`tile, zero or contracts. I think it is true.
The labour market reflect p`rt`time, temporary jobs but there ard
full`time jobs out there as well. 's job`seeker numbers are
increasing. Claimants of water over the last year and youth unelployment
but for the area to pick up, the job market still loose a man has died
after the 69`year`old was attacked and robbed on Friday evening near a
street in the city centre. He was taken to hospital but died later.
Police say for the case are needed to establish the cause of hhs death.
Environmental campaigners s`y they will continue to target ten shall
fracking sites despite the latest assurance from energy bosses.
Protesters have set up camp at Walkington near Beverley evdn though
the energy company which opdrates the site says it has no plans to
drill for shale gas. The government says gas will form an important part
of future energy needs but some people claim it is risky.
The unit at `` United Nations itself has said even if you have the
toughest regulations in the world you still have significant
environmental risks from fr`cking. That has got to be factored into
people's concern about why they are resisting fracking. In rugbx
league, Hull FC battled to ` draw at Wakefield earlier. Kirk D M`nn
scored a try with 40 seconds to go on the touchline conversion was
successful. Thousands of runners braved
torrential rain to take part in the Humber have marathon. Althotgh the
weather cleared up towards the end of the race, at this gunners were
forced to take shelter. The Humber have marathon and has
seen some extreme temperatures in the past. `` all the runners.
I came from Kenya to run. Bdlieve me, it is 32 degrees and thhs is not
what I expect that. This has got to be one of the wettest starts to the
marathon and everyone is congregating just to keep try for a
few more seconds. Among the runners was the new City of Culture boss
Rosie Mill art the job she would run the Humber half marathon. Hdr number
it has been a personal, lifdlong ambition to run over the Hulber
Bridge and I for anyone who did it will have taken them there hs still
a record number of entries totalling over 2000 runners doing thehr vote
raising money I was delightdd `` doing their now it is time for the
deepening. It will be dry for most of us with still a few isol`ted
showers. `` a weather updatd. It will remain dry with plenty of clear
skies. It will be a chilly night. Temperatures will fall to around 9
degrees. It will be a fine start to Monday. 20 of sunshine. It will stay
mostly dry with temperatures around 19 degrees.
That is all for now. We will be back later. Thanks for joining us.
Northern Ireland, the afternoon will be dry and bright, 17 or 18 the top
temperatures. We have some sunny spells across northern England.
Heading across southern counties of England,
spells across northern England. Heading across southern counties the
risk of a light shower. Fairly scattered. The small risk of one
affecting Wimbledon. Temperatures in London at 20. More overcast across
Devon and Cornwall with the threat of patchy rain. Most places on
Tuesday will stay dry with sunny spells and warm weather in the