06/07/2014 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


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Grimsby Ice Hockey Club says the uncertain future for the town's ice

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The rink's been closed for a month due to

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The council says it remains committed to having

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an ice facility in the town, but with a deadline approaching to

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register players for the new season, the hockey club says it's in limbo.

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month, and still a question mark hangs over the future of

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Grimsby Ice Rink. North East Lincolnshire Council will hold a

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special meeting at the end of the month to discuss options, but

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players need to be registered for the new season within wdeks

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the new season within weeks. We was told two weeks. Now we've been

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informed it's going to be the end of the month. People ard not

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happy. We just don't know which way to go. We've got a season coming

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up, we've got training that we've got to book, and we'rd just

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We've got a season coming up, we've got training that we've got to book,

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the gas used to freeze the ice can no longer be bought under EU

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regulations. The council says as well as repairs, it's not

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got enough stocks left to refreeze the ice rink. One option is

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to lay new pipes and a new freezing system, but that whll come

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at a cost ` some ?200,000. But campaigners remain concerned

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over long`term plans. The council's to build a new leisure

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facility on the site, controversially closing Grimsby

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Swimming Pool a few miles away in favour of a new pool in Cromwell

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Road. Rink users are worried the future development of the site would

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eventually see it demolished, but the council says it

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hopes to build a new ice skating facility in the area before

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that happens. It will be a bigger ice rink. They'll be able to

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play on a proper, full size rink. That's the new plan for the

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would eventually see it demolished, but the council says it hopes to

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will mean that it'll be abld to be used. What we're doing is

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bringing a new pad in, and that pad will be there until the new rink

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opens. OK, so that's a cast`iron guarantee? Cast`iron guarantee that

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if we go for the option to repair the rink and put a roof pad down,

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there will be an ice rink in North East Lincolnshire. But the affects

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of the closure have already been felt. Thomas has a trial for the

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England Ice Hockey Team in a few weeks' time. If I haven't got the

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training, I'm at a disadvantage so I won't really stand a chance. It's

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a great opportunity for Tholas, and it'd be a shame if he missed out due

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to fitness or anything else, due to not having a rink to be abld to

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practise on. Councillors will debate the best way forward for the ice

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rink in a few weeks' time, but warn repair costs are likely to be passed

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A tidal power generator in the Humber estuary is to be removed next

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Neptune was built to providd power to The Deep, but was scrapped last

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year when the company behind it went into liquidation

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People living on Hull's Victoria Dock had fought to have it removed,

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It's estimated around 2.5 million people lhned the

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streets to watch the second stage of the Tour de France as cyclists raced

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say hosting the first two stages of the event this weekend has helped

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TV pictures from the race have been shown in 190 different countries.

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More than 70,000 people are heading home tonight at the end

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of what could be the final Waddington Air Show.

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Organisers have already announced there'll be no show next ye`r

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because of work to rebuild the runw`y.

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Today, the crowds watched more than seven hours of flying displays

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at the RAF base near Lincoln, but one Red Arrows jet is h`ving to

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The aircraft was badly damaged by a bird strike

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When you look at a bird, you don't think it can do that much

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damage, so it's made a nice little hole in the front of the aeroplane,

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which our guys are going to get really busy repairing now.

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Superleague and the chairm`n of Hull Kingstone Rovers Neil Hudgell

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has told the BBC that sacking coach Craig Sandercock was

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a difficult decision, but it was the right time to make a change.

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Chris Chester took over the post after Sandercock's

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He was rewarded with a 40`10 win over league leaders

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And you'll be able to see the highlights from the game on the

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Superleague show tomorrow nhght It's on at 11.35 on BBC 1.

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There is an element of disappointment. We thought the time

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was right to make a change. Through this evening,

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showers continuing, Overnight, we are looking

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at it being a largely dry nhght Temperatures will dip

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down to probably around ten degrees, although in rural spots, it

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will get a little cooler than that. A fresh feel tomorrow morning,

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then dry and bright. But as we head through the day, we

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start to see cloud bubbling up and some showers start to triggdr off,

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particularly across southern spots. Outside of the showers,

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plenty of sunshine. It should feel quite pleasant with

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a breeze. Highs of around 20 degrees `

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68 Fahrenheit. Tuesday and Wednesday,

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again looking like a good deal It's Thursday where we see the

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risk of some heavy spells of rain. That's all from Look North for now `

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I'm back with your late bulletin at 10.45 tonight,

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straight after the national news. Hello again. Today's big event was

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certainly blessed by fine weather, but there has been some rain around

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here and there. Those

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