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with each side blaming the other. That's all from the BBC News at Six,
so it's Good evening and welcome to
BBC Look North. Seven years after fire swept through
the seafront work starts on a new We will have a cabaret bar, a
spectacular ice bar, sort of thing that is only seen in London at the
moment. Government money to attract tourists
to these areas in East Yorkshire. This old fruit market in Hull is one
of the places getting investment. Hull city fail to score
in their first European gamd. He's not a fan of their mushc,
but this teenager is getting his own following drawing
the stars of One Direction. And unsettled start to the weekend,
some brightness for Sunday. I'll have all the details letter. ``
Seven years after a huge fire destroyed part
of the Skegness seafront, work has started to build a multi`million
Tourism bosses say the new attraction, which will include an
ice rink, will bring extra visitors to the east coast and help ht
The old grand parade site h`s been described as an eyesore and
after long delays, there is relief work has finally started.
Our business correspondent Sarah Corker has spent the day
drilling the foundations for a new attraction on the Lincolnshire
coast. After years of delays, the empty space on the promenade is now
empty space on the promenadd is now being developed.
We will have family show bars, I cabaret bar, a spectacular hce bar,
cabaret bar, a spectacular ice bar, something that is only seen in
London. And a clinical glorx something that is only seen in
London. And a clinical glory will be London. And a clinical glorx will be
the ice rink. Local people and holiday makers have been screaming
for this for a long time. Seven years ago flames swept along
the grand Parade, destroying the amusement arcade. Three years later
the site was approved for development, by 2013 nothing had
happened in the planning permission expired. And was later extended and
expired. And was later extended, and today construction finally started.
Once finished, it will overlook the resort's long sandy beach. For
businesses, it can't come soon enough.
The more we can get on the seafront, the better for Skdgness,
seafront, the better for Skegness, to get it up and running to what it
used to be. People have been complaining and it
looks terrible, but at least things are moving forward.
The new attractions for the tone, and hopefully that can be a positive
thing. This is the vision, the ?10 million
4`storey Skype year. Around 4 million tourists come to Skdgness
each year. There is relief that work has finally started at this site, a
project designed to help thd resort project designed to help the resort
compete with cheap package holidays. Marketed as the ctltural
coast, it is proving popular with investors. Water park at outlines
opened last year, and there are plans for a new aquarium at this
seafront site. The tone's M`yor says seafront site. The tone's M`yor says
there is a real feeling of optimism.
Skegness is open for business. There is a lot of money coming in to
Skegness at the moment. It hs very vibrant as you can see, but give
people and that is for the future. Its newest attraction could be open
by next spring, and it is hoped it will strengthen the resort's appeal
and bring new visitors to the east coast.
Earlier I spoke to Chris Baron who's the Resort Director
at Butlins just along the coast in Ingoldmells and asked him
whether investors now had more confidence in coming to Skegness.
It has been a superb year for us. We have just had the announcement of
investment into the roundabout structure to give us the business
park. We have had Premier Inns wanting to come in, Butlins have
invested, we have a new development invested, we have a new development
on the parade, and it shows how much confidence there is in seashde
resorts. What message does that send about
Skegness specifically? It shows how successful we have been
over the last five years and how much confidence the business
community has in Skegness. We can see when we look around how much
confidence holiday`makers have. How sure are you that this will
complete and not stall halfway through?
I'm very confident. When yot start paying for that sort of work coming
in new omitting a big investment. It has been disappointing how long it
has taken to happen, but it is great it is happening now. It is great
that the government is now recognise how important coastal communities
are. George Osborne and Davhd Cameron straight down to help with
the fire recently, it is disappointing that didn't h`ppen
five years ago. Apart from the weather, what is the
one thing that Skegness needs? It just needs to carry on exactly as
it is. It wants to invest in the future. Our customers want to see us
get bigger and better. We now have the confidence, and this will set
the ball rolling. Is this the boost Skegness needs, or
is there more to be done to help the Lincolnshire's tourist economy
wasn't alone in receiving a boost today ` almost ?1.8 million is
being given to three sites in East Hull's Fruit Market, the
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust at Spurn Point and the RSPB's Bempton Cliffs
Nature Reserve all made successful Tolu Adeoye is live at the Fruit
Market where a music festival takes Tolu, how's the announcement been
received by businesses therd? Everyone here is extremely dxcited
that funding is coming to this part of Hull. The music festival will
take place here tomorrow and it is the kind of event that has recently
brought this area back to lhfe. the kind of event that has recently
brought this area back to life. This brought this area back to lhfe. This
was once a buzzing market with was once a buzzing market with
traders selling fruit and veg. In recent times it has been revived
with galleries opened up and museums. It is hoped this money will
make a huge difference. I have been taking a look at three placds that
taking a look at three places that received funding. This mornhng it
was revealed the City Council has was revealed the City Counchl has
secured ?800,000 in government secured ?800,000 in governmdnt
funding to help give this part of the city a big face`lift.
It will be to turn spaces into flexible spaces that can be used as
galleries. It is another step flexible spaces that can be used as
galleries. It is another stdp in flexible spaces that can be used as
galleries. It is another step in our journey with the fruit markdt
journey with the fruit market turning it into a cultural puarter.
turning it into a cultural quarter. This family have had as nurses in
the area for six generations. They have turned this building into a
thriving cafe. Issues peopld have turned this building into a
thriving cafe. Issues people have thriving cafe. Issues people have
faith in the cafe, and therd is thriving cafe. Issues peopld have
faith in the cafe, and there is a cultural blueprint for what could
happen in this area. With goodwill and some money it has got the
potential to be a fantastic part of Hull. Ten projects will benefit from
the government's coastal colmunities fund. The aim is to create jobs and
boosterism. This nature reserve in boosterism. This nature resdrve in
East Yorkshire is another place that is getting funding.
It will help transform the visitor experience. We will be able to
double the size of the car park. We will be able to improve the
facilities in the visitor centre for facilities in the visitor cdntre for
retail and catering. Much of the money will go towards
improving access. Roy Taylor recently did a coast`to`coast
wheelchair challenge to highlight the difficulties people can have.
I am fortunate, I have a very expensive four`wheel drive
wheelchair. Was people are in wheelchair. Was people are hn
standard wheelchairs. So the wheelchair. Was people are in
standard wheelchairs. So thd main standard wheelchairs. So the main
thing we have to look at is resurfacing the pass taking the
bumps out, and enabling people to get down here and enjoy the
spectacle. All the way down to the tip of the
coast, and there is half ?1 million for spurn point beauty spot. Some of
the money will be spent invdsting in transport.
That vehicle will allow was to get down to the point and help ts
down to the point and help us restore the lighthouse to its former
glory. Part of the project is making glory. Part of the project is making
that into a visitors centre. In total, ?1.8 million is heading to
In total, ?1.8 million is hdading to East Yorkshire, welcome money to
East Yorkshire, welcome mondy to help these spots reach their full
potential. It really is good news for all three sites. Tomorrow there
will be 150 local bands on ten stages, there will also be `rt,
stages, there will also be art, comedy and dance for people to
enjoy, and organisers hope that this part of Hull to sin to be ddveloped
will be filled. The A15 between the
Lincolnshire Showground and Caenby Corner is currently closed
in both directions after a crash. It's believed to have involved
a lorry and a car, At least one person was taken
to hospital by air ambulancd. The Government's Communities
and Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles, has been in North
Lincolnshire showing his support Preparation work has started on
Able UK's Marine Energy Park A ?15 million grant has been given
to the developers, who say the money is a vote
of confidence by the Governlent These businesses could settle
anywhere, not just in this side of the Humber, they could sdttle
anywhere in Europe. The fact that sizeable comp`nies,
international companies, are settling here, is a very good
indication of the confidencd they A man from Hull has appeared
in court via video link after being charged with murder
and possessing a firearm. Police were called to the vhllage
of Melton in May this year after Jonathan Smith from Doncaster
died of gunshot wounds. Earlier today 54`year`old Pdter Guy
spoke only to confirm his name A 15`year`old boy,
who can't be named for legal reasons, also appdared
charged with wounding with intent. A trial is due to start in November
at Hull Crown Court. A clean`up operations underway
after a large fire broke out at Ferrybridge Power Station
yesterday afternoon. It caused long delays on thd M6
and the A1 nearby. The damaged part of the plant will
be out of action for months and investigations are underway to
find out what caused the fire. Hull City Council will pay
compensation to five familids who became ill after they contracted the
parasite cryptosporidium after using A judge will decide how
much should be paid. You could see by their fitndss
levels they were sharper than we levels they were sharper th`n we
were. After a draw in Slovakia, what now
for Hull City's European calpaign? And why this gold bar is being given
away to whoever cracks Danes Dyke towards Bridlington
taken by Howard Benn. I see you are wearing a Rosd for
Yorkshire Day. Real or fake? Definitely fake! Elaine has written
in. Peters said he would drdss Definitely fake! Elaine has written
in. Peters said he would dress up Definitely fake! Elaine has written
in. Peters said he would drdss up as in. Peters said he would dress up as
a teacake. Would he not be better as a Jaffa cake?
Nobody is laughing! Now the weather: and unsettled day
tomorrow. There will be rain at times and it
could be heavy at times. Th`t is could be heavy at times. That is
because of this area of low pressure which will track across the UK.
Improvement on Sunday as thd rain Improvement on Sunday as the rain
pushes northwards. It quite wet across parts of East Yorkshire
armour the cloud producing some heavy bursts of rain. There will be
a lull in the rain before it returns. The showers could push into
Lincolnshire by tomorrow. Temperatures overnight around 16
Celsius. The sun will rise `t Temperatures overnight around 1
Celsius. The sun will rise at 17 Celsius. The sun will rise `t 1
minutes after five. Tomorrow, unsettled. You can see the showers
tracking from the South. They will tracking from the South. They will
be heavy at times. Through the afternoon we will see some showers
but also brighter spells in between. In the sunshine it could
feel pleasant and by tomorrow evening there could be some decent
spells of sunshine. Highs of 21 Celsius. Overnight and into Sunday
that could be rain threatenhng Celsius. Overnight and into Sunday
that could be rain threatening from that could be rain threatenhng from
the North. We may start with a lot of cloud on Sunday but it should
brighten from the South, improving through the day. It will be
blustery, though. More unsettled conditions with the risk of a few
showers through the day on Tuesday. I was going to give you a plug for
your radio show, but after the Jaffa cake e`mail, I don't think I will.
cake e`mail, I don't think H will. People are being asked to solve
riddles that will guide thel People are being asked to solve
riddles that will guide them around riddles that will guide them around
and historic but little`known part of the countryside. And people have
until October to work out the clues and win a gold bar.
I am the sap in the dark root. I am killed in October and laid on church
altars. It is a riddle that will guide you
through an important part of Lincolnshire life, and if you can
solve it with other clues, you Lincolnshire life, and if you can
solve it with other clues, xou could solve it with other clues, xou could
win this bar of gold worth ?9,000. But first you will need to go on a
journey, because this treastre hunt journey, because this treasure hunt
is aimed at bringing visitors to a little`known part of the
countryside, the coastal gr`zing marshes.
There is a time limit of October the 6th. It is ?9,000 of gold, `
There is a time limit of October the 6th. It is ?9,000 of gold, a ?10
bar, and if the lucky winner Karen crack the riddle, they will see the
landscape as we see it, which is an important part of the area's
history. The marshes were once the most
important agricultural areas in the country. From the 12th centtry,
cattle and sheep would be brought from miles around to graze `nd
from miles around to graze and fatten up on the nutritious grass.
It is a part of farming that Martin knows well.
It has been part of our livelihood It has been part of our livelihood
for generations. Traditionally they were not only farmers but drovers as
well. The last long cattle drives that we did, we would get up at
3:30am on summer morning and take 20 cattle all the way to Maplethorpe by
road, and we only saw three cars. This panoramic view was painted
around 1850, from the top of seeing James' church. `` signed Jales'
church. The roads are still here, and the
wind their way down towards the sea.
It is hoped the temptation of gold and riddles will bring this part of
history back to life. The former Archbishop of Canterbury,
Dr Rowan Williams has been speaking He was visiting the Living Hslam
event taking place He took part in a debate
about what it means to be a Muslim 4,000 people have gathered
for the festival, which aims to Events have been taking place
across Yorkshire today to m`rk Yorkshire today to mark Yorkshire
Day. The White Rose flag was even flown in Westminster by the
department which looks after communities and local government.
People in the capital were `sked if People in the capital were `sked
if they recognised the flag. Representing this building, maybe?
Any idea what that blue and white flag is?
I don't have a clue. No.
It looks like the girl guidds, No.
It looks like the girl guides, but I don't think it is.
Yorkshire Day? It sounds exciting. What does it involve?
Lincolnshire's Georgie Twigg is guaranteed at least a silver at the
Commonwealth Games after the England hockey team beat New Zealand.
The game went to penalties `fter the sides drew 1`1 this afternoon.
Georgie was first up in the shoot out and took it calmly
And these were the scenes of celebration when a New Zealand
miss sent Team England throtgh to the final.
And Lincoln's Joe Dunderdald will also be in action for Team England
The 21`year`old takes part in the qualifiers in a couple
In the Super League, Hull FC host the leaders, St Helens
Hull City could only manage a draw and one player will be wondering how
he did not score. They have often been in the lower
levels of English football, but here they were taking their first
tentative steps in European football in Slovakia. Shane Long won a
penalty. But the penalty phone the hands of the goalkeeper, and then
the follow`up was inexplicably missed. Fans gasped in
bewilderment. And so did the bewilderment. And so did thd
striker. It finished nil ` nil. It is a big ask. We have only been
back to another weeks. You can see by their fitness levels they were
by their fitness levels thex were sharper than we were which is to be
expected. The penalty, it saved our g`me, so
The penalty, it saved our game, so to speak.
Tigers fans from just over the border in Poland.
It was a horrible penalty, a poor It was a horrible penalty, ` poor
penalty. I am here with my brother, so I am a
tiger today. The rest of the fans were h`ppy to
The rest of the fans were happy to have enjoyed the European exchange.
Sitting around the square, having a pint, talking to people who live
here, it has been lovely, rdally here, it has been lovely, really
enjoyed it. And spare thought for these two
sullenly ten minutes of the game thanks to a travel nightmare.
thanks to a travel nightmard. Our plane in Switzerland was delayed
for four hours which meant we missed our train. We rushed onto a bus in
bright, the Buster goes to the wrong train station so we had to sprint
across bright do the right train station. The train got us there for
the 80th minute. All through the day you will have
phoned Hull City fans dotted around travel hubs. Even in a minibus
heading to Hungary. They will all have their mind on one thing, the
second leg at the KC Stadium, a game where Hull City have to score and
have to win. In the Super League,
Hull FC host the leaders, St Helens In the last game Hull threw away
a 14`point lead to draw But the Black and White's are
unlikely to make the play offs, Hull Kingston Rovers will hope to
build on last weekend's victory over Widnes when they meet
play`off rivals Widnes on Sunday. And there's full commentary of
Hull FC against St Helens on Kick off is at 8 o'clock and
the build up is already underway on And on Sunday you can follow Rovers'
progress away at Widnes from 3pm A Lincolnshire teenager has had
his drawings seen by a glob`l audience thanks to fans of one
of the biggest pop bands around Jack Ede
from Sleaford has only recently discovered his artistic talent and
used drawings of the boy band One He's now given up on his A`Levels
to pursue his career in art. They've sold more than 30 mhllion
records worldwide and it's made the members of One
Direction are global pop royalty. And now their faces could bd
the ticket to another young man's 18`year`old Jack Ede might not be
a 1D fan, but he can certainly draw The fans are passionate and the
other kind of fans but like to post and share your work, so if H
other kind of fans but like to post and share your work, so if I draw
and share your work, so if H draw them, they will get my name around.
It's a strategy that worked ` these portraits have been sden
and shared on social media tens of thousands of times.
We went to Lincoln to see if the real thing would spark equal
They are beautiful, so lifelike They are one of the best pieces of
They are one of the best pidces of art I have ever seen.
They look like photographs. They are brilliant pieces of art,
but One Direction is not really my but One Direction is not re`lly my
thing. Jack does do other subjects
for fun and for money. He's abandoned
his A`Levels to pursue his art. I don't want to be told I c`n't make
a living out of this and be told I have to go and get a job somewhere
have to go and get a job solewhere else. I want to do this every day.
He drew that for my 16th birthday, and I thought it was awesomd. And
his drawings have got so much better. You feel that you can just
speak to them. I think it's fantastic. I h`ve
always encouraged him, and I can't explain how proud I am. It hs
amazing. Time now to see if they'll sell
too. What a great story. Well done to
Jack. Let's get a recap of the
national and regional headlhnes Another humanitarian ceasefhre
in Gaza collapses ` Israel and Hamas blame each other
as the death toll rises. Seven years
after fire ripped through Skegness seafront, construction work begins
on a new entertainment complex. Unsettled with showers or longer
spells of rain, heavy in places. Some drier spells through
the afternoon. Ian has e`mailed. Skegness needs a
more upmarket image. Diane says, " more upmarket image. Diane says "
we couldn't believe that most of Skegness was closed by 5:30pm this
June. Don't think we would go again." " great to see it on the up,
but please, no more caravan parks, the infrastructure cannot cope. "
but please, no more caravan parks, the infrastructure cannot cope." " I
the infrastructure cannot cope. " I think Skegness is a good family
the infrastructure cannot cope." " I think Skegness is a good falily day
out but can do with more family attractions and fewer rip`off
amusement machines." Thank you for amusement machines." Thank you for
those. Have a good weekend. And it's about time
that I did something about that