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Good evening. at 11pm - now on BBC1 its time


An underwater search has taken place after a man went missing


51-year-old Andrew Roy failed to show up for work on Friday morning.


Today a police search was joined by the RNLI,


Mr Roy's family, who live in Cornwall, are being kept informed.


The candidates competing to be Copeland's next MP have


clashed over the future of the local health service.


A review of services at Whitehaven's West Cumberland Hospital


could see more patients, including expectant


mothers, travelling to Carlisle for treatment.


It's become a key issue in the forthcoming by-election


as our Political Editor Richard Moss reports.


A decision on whether to move consultant-led maternity


and other services out of the West Cumberland


Some place the blame for the downgrade plans


NHS England has come up with a report saying it


is safe to travel up to four hours in labour in order to push through


the closure of the services in Whitehaven hospital.


It is an appalling report, it doesn't make


logical sense, but this is the Government line.


But the Conservative candidate says she is taking action


What I have been doing is speaking with the minister.


The health Minister Philip Dunn and what we have agreed in writing is


that there will be a professional, Government backed review before any


And also, let me be clear, that the issue here is not


Other candidates though disagree on the solution


We have heard of consultants being told not to bother


replying because they are being told there won't be a job here.


We're not going to get recruitment under those


Whilst the Tories are taking money out of the NHS, both


nationally and locally, we're not going to get people here.


In Ukip policy, we have said we will waive


So we get sufficient staffing for the future.


If we had implement our policy a few years ago, we would not be in this


The Green Party says the problems are down to the way


the Government's running the NHS, while Independent candidates


say it's time to change the way the local hospital


The Ken Loach film, I, Daniel Blake, set in Newcastle


and filmed on Tyneside, is up for five awards at tonight's


Do you mind of this young lass signs on


Now, you can go back to your desk and let her sign on.


Do the job that the taxpayer pays you for.


Well, Sharuna Sagar is in London and sent this report


Greetings from the red carpet here at the BAFTAs outside the


magnificent Royal Albert Hall where the event is being held tonight.


Soon this red-carpet big will see behind me will be full of A-listers,


the great and the good of the film industry,


all here to celebrate the


Don't think that will dampen the spirits of the


They are used in these conditions because they spent ten weeks filming


Ken Loach the director, he set the film in


He filmed in on location in the city and he cast a Geordie


stand-up comedian who's never been in a film before as the lead role.


The film is now at five BAFTA nominations.


Best film, outstanding British film, best director, best


original screenplay and Best supporting actress.


This question tonight is will the Academy choose


the grittiness of I, Daniel Blake over the glitziness of La La Land?


Watch it on BBC One from nine o'clock onwards and we will bring


you an update on the late Look North tonight.


The North East Football Writers' Awards are being held


Look North's Steve Harper will be named Personality of the Year.


There'll also be honours for Sunderland's Jermaine Defoe


and Jordan Pickford and England's Steph Houghton.


Britain's oldest amateur film club is celebrating its 90th anniversary


this year and it's remarkable archive is being


The collection gives a unique insight into how the North East


Newcastle District Amateur Cinematographer's Association


documented everyday life and the footage is being digitised


Any resident of Whitley Bay will sit there gobsmacked and go, I hadn't


An audience 50 years later, they may go, well, is that what


They will be looking at it as a historical document.


And you can see more on Inside Out tomorrow night at 7:30.


The weather prospects now with Abbie Dewhurst.


Still a bit of wintry weather to come overnight tonight


In the form mainly of wintry showers.


They will fragment and lose the momentum is in


Really just cluster over the high ground.


This is where we could see a touch of snow.


The cloud stopping the temperatures from


dropping to low, so no frost first thing tomorrow morning.


Cloud, it's going to be a grey colt start and if


we factor in this strong easterly breeze, it takes the edge of these


They may say five or six, it is probably going to feel


We've an update on BBC One after the Bafta's at around 11.20.


Good evening, dull, grey, cold, miserable. And that's just