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Good evening. at a quarter past ten -
Hundreds of people have marched through Worksop to protest
about the overnight closure of the children's ward
The trust says it's due to staff shortages and it's
the safest option, but campaigners fear
Signs of protest in Worksop today, a demonstration of people's worry
and anger at the closure of overnight care
on Bassetlaw Hospital's children's ward.
Save our children's ward, save our children's ward!
After seven at night, the nearest alternative is now
Around 500 people took part in today's rally,
including Michael and his son Midge, who has lung disease.
If anything happens through the night,
You have to go to Doncaster, presumably.
That's probably Doncaster, yeah, which is
I've been hearing reports about other children
being shipped over to Doncaster in the early hours of the morning
really poorly and it frightens me to death.
And the whole of the surrounding area is with us...
One vocal critic has been the local Labour MP, John Mann.
He is worried this is the thin end of the wedge
If this situation continues, sadly, then there will be lives lost.
and they shouldn't be prepared to take that risk.
While hundreds of protesters assembled outside the
hospital today, it's the number of people working
These campaigners say those staff shortages have been
They intend to keep on campaigning until
the children's ward here at Bassetlaw Hospital behind me
A new report says Bradford is the most affordable place
Lloyds Bank looked at prices and earnings in 61
They found homes in Bradford cost
only around four times average earnings.
Meanwhile, York is in the top twenty list of the most
Football now and in the the first of two Yorkshire derbies,
an important home victory for Leeds against Sheffield Wednesday.
The only goal came 23 minutes into the first half.
Gaetano Berardi swung a ball in for Chris Wood who tucked home
The Owls had a chance to equalise in the second half when Dukara
fouled Hutchinson, but Jordan Rhodes saw his penalty
Yeah, I thought it was a very good game.
I was very pleased with the way that we had our game plan.
We managed that game plan really well
First-half, I thought we looked really much on the front foot,
we were the team were creating and pushing and we got our goal
the second half, playing against a very good side
in Sheffield Wednesday, for them to put some pressure on,
even throughout that pressure, I felt we dealt with it
In the other Yorkshire derby, Huddersfield could only manage
And Rotherham remain rooted to the bottom of the Championship
In League One, Chesterfield's winless run was extended
to seven games by visitors Oxford United who won 4-0.
But Bradford beat Port Vale 2-1 to move fifth and Sheffield United
extended their lead at the top by beating Bolton Wanderers 2-0.
And in League Two Doncaster Rovers drew 2-2 with Accrington Stanley.
Sporting history was made at Siddal today when the first transatlantic
Toronto Wolfpack won their third round Challenge Cup tie
against the amateur side, but only just.
Siddal did themselves proud narrowly losing by 14 points to six.
The match was shown worldwide by the BBC -
with many viewers tuning in in North America.
Quite a cloudy night on the cards for parts of Yorkshire
and we will see some rain tracking down towards the south-east.
Easing as we head through the early hours of tomorrow morning,
so just a few showers to wake up to first thing.
Temperatures only dropping to five or six Celsius
Drier and brighter with sunny spells, particularly
I think the east coast should fare quite well.
Before some rain arrives during the afternoon,
That's all we have time for this evening.
Charlotte's here just before six on Sunday.
Good evening. Starting with a quick look at the satellite sequence from
earlier. We started under a big blanket of cloud but Scotland and
Northern Ireland brightened up as the day went off. Underneath the
cloud in England and Wales, quite a bit of rain at the moment, drifting
southwards and East. It will continue to do so. In the small
hours the rain will become patchy, and most will give way to the
continent. There will be some breaks, particularly to the East of
Scotland, where there could be a touch of frost. Next batch of rain
into the western side of Scotland first thing, moving east with a
little snow over higher ground. Another pulse of rain coming towards
the Irish Sea area and with that comes really strong