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Six. Goodbye from Good evening and welcome to BBC Look
North. The headlines tonight. Trapped in Iraq for eight months `
the father from Hull who still can't come home.
The Lincolnshire girl denied school meals because of her serious
allergies. Too much talk and not enough action
` calls for more to be done to stop flooding in Grimsby.
Some people here were flooded twice this month ` now they're angry
nothing has been done to stop it happening again.
13 goals in just two games, Grimsby Town celebrate a bumper bank holiday
weekend. And the handcyclist from Lincoln
hoping cutting`edge technology will Is one more competition to go hoping
to get my ranking up. A father from Hull who has been
trapped in Iraq for eight months is facing
further delays to his return home. Kristian Nicholson has only been
able to talk to his family via the Internet after his passport was
confiscated by police following a fatal car crash.
At the weekend he received a six`month suspended sentence and was
set to have his passport returned but that still has not happened.
Kate Sweeting reports. It is ridiculous. It is pointless. I
am not working and am sitting around and being mist around. ``messed
around. He was given a suspended prison sentence for involvement in a
fatal crash but still has not been given back his passport and it is
not clear when that will happen. There is no need for me to be here
because the court said I was free and if I had my passport I could get
on a flight and come home. He is trapped in Irbil. At the moment it
is stable but one security expert told me it is still not safe place
for the British system to be. If the area was taken the potential of
following into the hands of ISIS his error. ``is there.
The Nicholson family is getting used to waiting.
After eight months they still have no idea if and
when their dad would come home. It's been really scary.
Nobody knew what was going on. We were given false hope all the
time and we were just frightened. He wanted him back home.
Free school meals for all children in the first three years of primary
was promised by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at the beginning
of the new school year next week. Tonight there are fresh claims that
the policy has been rushed through. A mother from Lincolnshire says she
that her daughter, who suffers from severe food allergies, will not
missed every child aged between four and seven will be given a free hot
meal. Sally Hedges says her daughter will not get one. We go straight
into our classroom between 8:30am and 8:40am. Getting ready for her
first day at school, a nrevous time but as her mum is angry because she
has been told the daughter will not have a free school meals due to her
food allergies which include milk, eggs and wheat. Recently, it has
come out that the caterers will not be providing a meal for children
with allergies. I feel discriminated against. I feel upset. It would be
good if somebody would give me a chance to sit down and go over the
The covenant is pledging to provide free
school meals to all under sevens but as the school says it cannot find a
catering company that will provide allergy free meals. A lot of people
might say if you're concerned what she will be eating at school, why
not provide her with a packed lunch? I feel that by having a packed lunch
you're missing out on a lot of foods. We are looking at providing
say the Department for Education has told us it is looking into the
matter and Sally's hoping a solution can be found.
We invited appearance to discuss a menu and identified any foods that
might be a problem for her. Then the kooks suggested alternatives. ``the
cooks. The headteacher has told us they have not been able to find a
solution for the start of term that are committed to finding meals for
children who have allergies as soon as possible.
story on our Facebook page. Don't forget to like us on Facebook and
you can have your say too.Pete says, 'Nick Clegg says all four to seven
year olds will get free meals so that should mean all four to seven
year olds.' Sarah says 'If the child can't eat what the school serves up,
give the mother a voucher for the equivalent cost of the dinner so she
can buy the child something she can eat.' Catherine: 'Personally if it
was my child I would make them a packed lunch myself that I know was
safe for them rather than risk them being ill by getting a free meal.
Better safe than sorry.' We want to hear from you on this
story, do you think every child should get free schools meals even
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Police are appealing for witnesses after two people died in a crash
near RAF Scampton. The collision involving two vehicles happened just
after 11 o'clock yesterday morning on the A15. A 45`year`old
man from Stainfield and a 59`year`old man from Scunthorpe both
died at the scene. A female passenger is in hospital with
A ward has been closed at Scunthorpe General Hospital after patients came
down with a stomach bug. Tests are being carried out to see if it's
caused by the Norovirus or winter vomiting bug. Doctors have asked
patients who display symptoms to stay away from the hospital and say
staff are being advised to stay home if they become sick.
People in Grimsby affected by flooding say there's too much
talk and not enough action by the council to prevent future damage.
The concerns follow the announcement that a working
group will be set up by North East Lincolnshire Council to review what
Some homeowners were flooded twice in a month,
This was the scene in a seat in Grimsby earlier this month. Some
people had just replaced carpets from similar flooding three weeks
earlier. Rains came again and the problems are returned. The trains in
the street have won in 40 year chance of this happening and this
has happened within three weeks. We just want somebody to investigate
what has actually happened and we should not be terrified. People who
live here say that nothing has been done. Last week there was a special
school council meeting of the Cabinet backed the Conservative
group leader says that people need to see action. People want for the
council to be out there and looking at the problem area is that are
happening again and again. We needed to deal with these drainage
problems. We have had people come down the street more than once but
still nothing is being done. We are still in the situation where water
could come back into the house and we want less words and more action.
Residents say that they needed to know that repairs to their homes
will last. tonight. Phil, what have North East
Lincolnshire Council had to say? Unfortunately nobody was available
for comment but a statement from them says that a working group will
be set up following council approval to look at how flooding is dealt
with in the area. We have also spoken to Anglian Water who have
said that the sheer volume of water inundated the system and the pumps
were dealing with five times the usual amount of water. You can
understand why residents who have tried to fix their homes here are
wondering why this has happened and whether these repairs will be all in
vain. Here are the details if you want to contact us if you have been
affected by this. Still ahead tonight: The goals which
just keep coming for Grimsby Town and why state`of`the=art technology
could help one hand`cyclist get to Rio.
This photo is of St Mary's Church in Beverley taken from the top of the
North Tower of Beverley Minster by Partly cloudy tomorrow but with some
sunshine. All parts will be dry and a very promising day although some
rain is expected later on Wednesday night because of this weather
system. Thursday morning starts damp and Thursday afternoon looks fine
with some sunshine so it looks quite changeable. It was a cloudy start
but that cloud pulled away from the north`east and we have seen those
pictures in Grimsby of a beautiful end to the day. Fine everywhere with
plenty of sunshine. Overnight a bit of loud rolling in from the North
Sea might produce the odd light shower but most of us will stay dry.
Quite windy at first, especially along the literature coursed and the
breeze will see temperatures in towns and cities of around 10
Celsius or 11 Celsius. And I stay to come on Wednesday with all parts
being dry and bright with just the smallest chance of an isolated
shower. Variable cloud with some decent sunny spells and just a light
Southeast Tabriz. The top aperture in `` afternoon temperatures will be
between 17 degrees and 20 degrees. Thursday will have a damp start with
some drizzle but that will clear during the afternoon and Friday and
Saturday will be quite a breezy with sunny intervals and a of showers. ``
a scattering of showers. One of the country's biggest
national parks is warning it may have to close rights of way and shut
down conservation projects because of government cuts. The North York
Moors National Park has seen its budget cut by 40% and next
month more savings and redundancies will be announced. It says it's now
being forced to rely on teams of volunteers to keep vital services
going. Phill Connell's been investigating the financial plight
of this important national asset. This footpath is just one example.
If we were not doing this now you would not be able to see this path
by the springtime. In the last three years the budget of the National
Park has been cut by 40% of annual spending reduced to just over ?4
million. What rule for volunteers no play here? How reliant will the Park
become on the hard work and goodwill? The chief executive says
that volunteers will not replace qualified staff and it says in over
50 years of the Park being in existence he has not known at times
like these. It really is a huge change and there are days when you
feel completely despondent so we will rely more on volunteers because
the alternative is that things will not happen. A planning application
for potash mine near Whitby has also squeezed finances further. This has
raised questions as to how we safeguard this beautiful national
asset. A restaurant in Lincolnshire has
been badly damaged after an articulated lorry
left the road and crashed into it. The accident happened at Whaplode
last night. No customers were hurt and the
driver of the lorry escaped with minor injuries.
An investigation into the circumstances
of the crash is under way. A Hull food company has agreed a
deal with an Indian manufacturer worth ?100,000 a year. Chaucer Foods
will provide croutons for the Indian market in an agreement which has
seen them increase their trade with the country by 50%. The details were
announced by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg who is on a
visit to India. A Lincolnshire village is hoping to
secure enough investment for them to build a solar farm.
200 panels will start going up on this barn roof in Belchford
from next month. That's enough to provide electricity
for around 16 households. If successful it will be the first
time a solar farm has been run by a cooperative in the county.
There are lots of benefits. Point number two, it is clean
energy. Point number three, I suppose, it's
clean technology, it's known technology, it's been
around for years. The panels will start to be put up
in September. More than half the ?56,000 quiet has been raised in
just one month. ``required. We have not found anyone disappointed yet.
With British weather being as it is, is that a real benefits in having
solar panels? This is a very effective technology and people are
often surprised to find out that solar energy works less well when it
is heart. There is a surprisingly difference between the performance
of solar panels in the United Kingdom and in Mediterranean areas
in summer. It is believed this will benefit people even if they do not
have a share in the solar farm. Grimsby Town supporters will have
enjoyed their bank holiday weekend more than
most people after seeing their club Report contains some flash
photography. It's hard to believe that
Grimsby Town began Yesterday goals were
very easy to come by. Lennell John Lewis put them
in front after ten minutes and then saw his shot ricochet off
the Alfreton keeper to make it 2`0. Goals either side
of half`time ended the game as a contest and three goals in
the last 11 minutes secured their the
foot of the gas Scunthorpe United's former manager
Nigel Adkins returns to Glanford Park tonight as the Iron
face his current club, Reading, A win for the Irons tonight could
see them draw against the likes of Manchester City, Chelsea or
Liverpool in the next round. And there will be commentary
of Scunthorpe United's match against Reading this evening on
BBC Radio Humberside tonight. The build up is already underway
and the match kicks off at 7.45. technology to help qualify for the
Rio Paralympics in 2016. An athlete from Lincoln is using
cutting edge Liz McTernan is already one of the
world's top hand cyclists. She is now working with sports
scientists from the University of Lincoln to improve her technique
and go even faster. In sport you have to get the edge on
your opponent. Milliseconds, millimetres make all
the difference. Every element of performance needs
to be scrutinised. To have biomechanic feedback on the
correct peddling, how I am seated in the bike, how aerodynamic I am,
it all makes a massive difference. And, as British Cycling do, they
have marginal gains and that's what I'm looking for now.
This is Liz's second session with the human performance department
at the University of Lincoln. It's already helped a number of top
athletes reach perfection. Two main objectives we have with
this type of biomechanical analysis, the most important one, the one
which matters to the athlete is improving his or her performance
but also we have two remain conscious about the risk of injury.
To get optimum technique in terms of performance is key, but also reduces
the risk of injury. Liz started in triathlons and
despite switching her focus to cycling just a year ago, she has
recently finished in the top three for both races and
time trials across Europe. I am now ranked sixth in the world
in my category for hand cycling and I'm ranked second in
Europe at the moment but I have one more competition to
go and I'm hoping to bump my ranking up and be first in Europe.
It depends who turns up for the turned to
alternative methods to get ahead. We first met Liz in 2006 when tai
chi helped her regain mobility just a year after a serious diving
accident left her unable to walk. to Rio.
I may not medal at Rio but there's always a chance.
Just to take part, to be honest, and to be able to represent
my country, as well. That would be Let's get a recap of the national
and regional headlines. A report's published into the sexual
abuse of almost 1,500 children in Rotherham over
16 years. The father from Hull says he's
growing increasingly frustrated after being trapped in Iraq for
eight months. Tomorrow's weather: Dry and bright
with partly cloudy skies and sunny spells. A light or moderate south
east wind, and a top temperature of Talking about the 40`year`old girl
who cannot get school meals because of her allergies, feedback from
viewers says that she should not miss out just because she has
allergies. Paul says that he is sure this child will get dietary food on
the National Health Service. Why does mum not just pack some up? Some
people are never satisfied. One woman says she worked for school
meals for 27 years and provided special diets. See you tomorrow
night at the same time. Have somebody play bagpipe at the
airport to welcome you? Possible. Whichever car you like,
with Wi-Fi inside? Possible. Can I get you a pink elephant?
I'll try! See, the Indian philosophy
dictates that anybody who comes to your house
is not a guest, but he's God.