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Good evening and welcome to BBC Look North.
The flats earmarked for demolition despite people
They are not going to go to Humberston, Immingham, or W`ltham.
Relatives of a woman who was stabbed to death fight to stop her
The Canadian Lancaster bombdr heads home after wowing the crowds
We knew it was going to be big, but not as big as it was.
The crowds have been fantastic everywhere.
A ladies' dance group from Lincoln are preparing to perform
It will be a wet night but tomorrow will be better. Join me for the
weather forecast. Hundreds of residents in six blocks
of flats in Grimsby say their community will be destroyed
when their homes are torn down. The high rises on East Marsh will be
demolished because just over half of the people living there said
they were in favour of the `ction. The Local Housing Association
says it will offer alternathves to I will miss it. You will not get a
view like this. A self`cont`ined penthouse apartment offering amazing
views. It is easy to see whx 76`year`old Barry and his whfe were
attracted to the flat. But soon the home of 15 years will be nothing
more but rubble. I will miss being here. I will miss being abld to come
out here when the sun is out and sit here and enjoy it. I like to see
what is going on around me. I like to see what is coming up thd river.
You are not going to get th`t down there. Hundreds of residents have
now been told they will havd to move. Shoreline Housing Partnership
says they will demolish all of the tower blocks. Even though wd were
told about it months ago, it has come as a real shock. We had built
up trust and relationships with the people around here. The dechsion
follows a public consultation during which 52% were in favour of the
move. Tenants will be rehoused. Many are angry. Where are they going to
go? They are not going to go to Humberston, Immingham, or W`ltham.
They want to stay in this community. It has not been decided what will
happen to the space yet. New housing is a possibility. The high`rise
flats are expensive to run `nd they need significant investment.
Sometimes you have to make bold decisions for a long`term g`me. We
tried to create a positive legacy for the organisation and for the
future generations who want to live in houses managed by a houshng
association like us. Although it is difficult for the current tdnants,
we hope it is in the long`tdrm interest of the area. The process of
moving people out of these flats and putting them into alternative
accommodation will begin next week. However, it could be a numbdr of
years before these buildings are demolished. We will be asking for
your views in a minute. Joining me now is
the chief executive of the Shoreline There is currently a shortage of
accommodation. It is predicted there will be a houses lacking by this
time next year. Do you think this is a problem? This is not true of every
area. In some areas there is a surplus of housing. East Marsh is
one of these areas. These are vulnerable people who want to stay
in the community. Do you accept that it is a difficult situation?
Absolutely. This decision h`s not been taken lightly. We have spent
two years thinking about it. It is also been out for consultathon. We
are very clear that this will have a personal impact. How will everyone
be re`homed. How will that work There will be someone supporting
them. We have over 1000 lettings are here that we have access to. We are
talking about sex blocks of flats. In one block, the majority voted to
stay. Why can they not remahn where they are? It is difficult on that
kind of the state to pick and choose. We have heard from the old
people that they would like us to look at providing them... However,
Mike can the building that voted to remain not remain the? It whll
remain a huge amount of mondy to be spent on it. Some people have been
living there for years. Thex will be put out after all these years. We
are very sensitive to that hssue, but you must remember that these
blocks are over 50 years old. Surely something can be done? We could
spend millions of pounds on the blocks, but we have to ask whether
it is good value for money for the charity. The Queen `` the cleaners
say that you have not been clear with them. They are risk of
redundancy, that is true. I met with them yesterday. What is your message
to residents who are watching tonight? We want to work with you
and to provide support and legal to come up with a good solution. Thank
you for joining us. Should the flats be demolished
when there is a housing shortage and Or do you agree with Shorelhne that
they are too costly to maintain Contact us using the details
on screen. Could the planned supermarkdt
in Louth be stopped because the town's mayor owns the c`ttle
market, and has done since 0848 A man who killed his partner
and their six`year`old son will find out in the morning if he can
inherit half of her ?80,000 estate. Paul Chadwick has gone to court to
try to get the money to rebtild his life, even
though the law says killers should Lisa Clay's family,
who live in Lincolnshire ` where she grew`up, say they are
devastated by the legal acthon. Lisa Clay, who grew up in Boston
in Lincolnshire, and her son Joseph were stabbed to
death in their own home They were killed by Paul Ch`dwick `
Lisa's partner of 11 years He admitted manslaughter
on the grounds of diminished responsibility and is currently
detained in a secure unit. But now Chadwick is in court again `
this time asking a judge to award Chadwick argues that Lisa Clay would
have wished him to inherit the ?80,000 of her estate,
as he said he was "very unwdll" The law says that those convicted
of murder or manslaughter c`nnot inherit from their victims,
but the rules can be modifidd in certain cases ` and that is
the loophole that Chadwick hs hoping In a statement, Lisa's aunt,
Greta Squires, who lives in Boston, said, "It was sickening to hear
his evidence. What that man did to Lisa and Joseph
was brutal. He has robbed them of a futtre
and devastated our lives. And now he wants to use thehr money
to improve his life and his future." The Judge will decide
tomorrow whether Chadwick But Lisa and Joseph's familx say,
whatever the result, the court case has been another ten
months of torture for them. Keith Etherington is from Slater
and Gordon Lawyers I asked him what
their reaction was to her khller They were devastated to recdive the
court proceedings not long `fter this terrible crime had been
committed. It was not long `fter the man had been convicted. It came as a
enormous shock. Most people will be thinking this is very far`fdtched.
Is it possible he could win? It is not far`fetched. The law is designed
to assist some types of manslaughter to allow people to bring cl`ims of
this type. The law says that you cannot inherit from victims. I
understand the rules can be modified, but is this one of those
cases? The law can be modifhed with the judge believes that the person
who committed the crime was not culpable and they did not know what
they were doing at the time. And he is picking up a good case. She was
clearly unwell at the time. Will that carry some weight. We say that
this was a brutal crime and the rule should not be relaxed in thdse
particular circumstances. It was a brutal crime against a woman and a
child. In evidence yesterdax we heard that both of them werd trying
to defend themselves. Do yot think that he will win? It is not
impossible but we are doing our best for the family. Thank you for
joining us. We will let you know what happens tomorrow.
Greenpeace activists have stopped a train from carrying hundrdds of
The train was on its way to Cottam Power Station `
which is just south of Gainsborough ` when 50 protestors managed to
Our environment correspondent, Paul Murphy, joins me now.
Well, the police were called to the railway sidings near to
Cottam Powr Station just before 3PM this afternoon.
This is a Greenpeace protest against the damage the use of coal
for power generation, which is the dirtiest of the fossil fuels.
It appears to be a well org`nised, well thought out demonstrathon.
Protestors brought the train to a stop using emergency sign`ls,
then climbed on top using l`dders and started to unloading thd coal.
They also placed a life`sizd moving polar bear at the front
of the train, an attempt to make a point about global warming and
Greenpeace representatives on the train say they want the use of coal
And what is the reaction from the power company?
Well, that company is EDF, Peter, and they run the power stathon
at Cottam where this coal w`s bound for ` as well as the nearby
They confirmed that action was taking place against them,
but they also added that it had not interfered in any way with
their sites and that both wdre continuing to operate safelx.
A spokesman for British Transport Police also confirmed that they were
responding to the protest, but there is no word as to any arrests so far.
A 16`year`old boy has been `rrested after a teenage girl was st`bbed
It happened just before 7AM this morning on Heaton Stredt.
The 17`year`old girl is being treated at the Queen's Medical
Two hospitals in Hull and E`st Yorkshire have been placed on "red
The NHS Trust has blamed it on an "extraordinary peak" hn demand
at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital ` with 3,0 0
people going to their emergdncy departments in the last eight days.
Rural communities in East Yorkshire are being advised to get
a defibrillator and make sure they know how to use it.
MP Graham Stuart says if someone suffers
a heart attack it is import`nt they are treated within four minttes
He has been cycling around his constituency of Beverlex and
After a historic six`week vhsit that may never been repeated,
the Canadian Lancaster bombdr is on its way home tonight.
It has flown in dozens of displays with
Today, they flew together over local airbases and Lincoln Cathedral
Gemma Dawson reports from RAF Coningsby,
Leaving Conningsby together for the final time ` as Ver`,
Just to be on this transatl`ntic flight is historic. It is a once in
a lifetime opportunity. We `ll underestimated what was going to go
on. The crowds have been contrasting everywhere. `` fantastic.
And once again, hundreds turned up to see this `
the final chance to watch the only two airworthy Lancasters in the
world flying together, alongside two Spitfires and 2 Hurricanes.
It was amazing. I am so glad that I experienced it and I will ndver
experience it again. It has been absolutely marvellous.
In Lincoln, crowds gathered near the Cathedral to see today's send`off.
But while it has not all gone to plan,
Last month, thousands gathered at RAF W`ddington
to see the two Lancasters flying alongside the Vulcan.
Then the Lancasters flew ovdr Just Jane at East Kirkby `
uniting three of these bombdrs for the first time in 50 ye`rs.
And on Sunday, they were at the Derwent Dam in Derbyshire `
where the Dambusters practised during the Second World War.
In total, they have flown for 40 hours,
And it is believed the two Lancasters have been seen
Every area show that the aircraft have been to has seen record
crowds. Some have sold out their tickets in advance, which h`s never
happened before. the hangar, here, alone. Gelma
Dawson at RAF Coningsby. The search begins for the unsung
heroes inspiring people at And, the dance group heading to
the United Nations to celebrate the Before we got to the weather, let?s
look at this photograph Danny Stubbs The headline for tomorrow is that it
will be a nice day. There m`y be some rain but that will cle`r and
then skies will turn sunny. There will be a warm front on Thursday and
some light rain. It should be dry. The weekend is also looking
promising. Here is the cold front. This is coming into use torture and
it promises a wet night in Dast Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The rain
is going southwards but it lay be heavy in places. Lowest temperatures
tonight will be 11`12 Celsits. The sun will rise at 6:50am. Thdre will
be some rain in the morning, but that will clear out of the way. Then
sunshine will sweep across `ll parts in the morning. It will be ` lovely
afternoon with only a small chance of a shower. It should feel quite
pleasant with average temperatures of 16`17 Celsius. It will bd quite
cloudy on Thursday with somd light rain, but otherwise it will be dry.
After a damp start on Fridax it will be dry and warm. The weekend is
looking dry with some sunshhne. The mayor of Louth says
a law dating back 150 years could halt ASDA's plans to build
the town's first big superm`rket. The mayor is taking legal action to
try to prove that his office owns the land
and that East Lindsey Counchl has no Here is our business correspondent,
Sarah Corker. Louth is now in for a sense of
identity. However, it is also been locked in a long planning dhspute.
The cattle murky was sold after earlier this summer, but thd
argument is not finished. They will swallow all of the markets `nd there
will be empty shops everywhdre. You have to move with the times. As a
customer I would like a supdrmarket. The latest twist in this dispute
focuses on a legal loophole. The town council says it is signed a
piece of legislation daytimd back to 1848, which could have some doubt on
who owns the site. We may not be able to sell this land as it
theoretically belongs to Lotth. It names the mayor as having the
responsibility. Is this clutching at straws? No. We are an electdd body
with the responsibility to the people Louth. It has been s`id that
the livestock murky is underused and there will be a replacement. Another
campaigner says that we need the supermarket to progress. We are
trying to invest in the town but we keep getting objections. It is time
to let Louth move followed. Weather it is a valid law or a delaxing
tactic, the development is still dividing the community. Now people
are appealing to the courts against the sale.
They are the volunteers who quietly and patiently make sports clubs run.
But they do not need to go unrecognised anymore.
Nominations are open to find the unsung hero of sport for 20 4
Here is a bit about it from our sports reporter, Simon Clark.
For ten years, the unheralddd stars of the sports committee havd been
honoured. A variety of sports have been recognised. The winds have
rubbed shoulders with the sport league at the sports person`lity of
the year award. Last year, this man won and he says that it is opened
doors for his sport. We havd got more teams in the local are` play
basketball. It has opened sdveral doors through funding. It sdems as
though basketball has come to the front. The award is being b`cked by
the BBC, to reach out to more community sports than ever before.
We support many grassroots initiatives. Many of the people
running them give up their time for free. The award is a natural fit
because we wanted to say th`nk you to all of the people who give up
their time for free. I hope that this has inspired you to make a
nomination for 2014. The winner gets a night out in Glasgow.
And to put someone forward for the award and get the tdrms
and conditions, you can log onto the BBC Sport website.
Nominations need to be in by the 20th of October.
Hundreds of animals are being returndd to
an aquarium in North Norfolk, which was badly damaged by flooding.
The Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary has been refurbished since was hit
Seals, turtles and penguins are amongst the creatures being allowed
back after they were taken hn by other aquariums across the country.
We have been closed for ten months and it is fantastic to start seeing
the first of our animals returning this morning. It is amazing.
A ladies' dance group from Lincoln are preparing to perform at
The Magic Movers are helping celebrate the International Day
The Magic Movers are no str`ngers to putting on a show ` here thdy are
performing at the BBC's Children in Need show back in 2010.
And next week they will be dancing here `
the rather grand Palais des Nations, the UN's headquarters in Geneva
Rehearsals are well underwax in Lincoln.
We did a commercial and we `re on the intranet. I presume that is how
it came about. We were cont`cted and asked if we would like to b`ll. ``
would like to go. All the ilportant people will be there. It is the most
exciting thing that you could imagine.
Jacky first began dancing after her husband died.
She has been leading the Magic Movers since 2006.
More than 60 ladies meet each week to practice routines.
It is very good to keep you social. It keeps you young and active.
Everyone is smiling here. There are not many and scripts for people our
age. We get on very well together. I am very excited. We danced hn the
festival. And this is the group's second trip
abroad ` 12 members took part in a three`day dance tour in Russia
four years ago. It was wonderful. We were treated
like we were royalty. 17 of the ladies will be performing on
Wednesday, showing off their best moves on a global stage.
Let's get a recap of the national and regional headlhnes
Ed Miliband sets outs his stall as a future Prime Minister,
with pledges of more money for the NHS and more taxes on the wdalthy.
Residents in six blocks of flats in Grimsby say
their community will be destroyed when their homes are torn down.
Any overnight rain soon cle`ring, then dry and bright with good
Talking about those flats wd have had a big response on this story.
Mark says when will people hn rented accommodation realise that they do
not own the property and it only belongs to them from as long as the
landlord allows. Another man says that it is disgusting and what about
the families. Another says that the high rises should be knocked down
because they are an eyesore. Another commented that the majority said
they should call, so they should go. Another said, Shoreline Housing
Partnership a right to the knowledge the high rises. And finally another
man said it will demolish the local area if they take down the flats.