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The UK-based air traffic control company have said the current delays at UK airports are due to difficulties switching from night time to daytime operations, and engineers are currently working to rectify the problem.
A NATs statement read: "Due to a technical problem at Swanwick we are currently experiencing some difficulty switching from night time to daytime operation.
"This may result in some delays for which we apologise. Engineers are working to rectify the problem as soon as possible."
Around 3000 new trees are being planted today across the region as part of a national campaign to improve the environment.
Children and adults will get together to plant the trees including Silver Birch, Mountain Ash, Oak and Scott's Pine. To date 40,000 trees have been planted throughout the UK.
Police say though the high tide has gone and the area at Wyberton has not flooded it is not the end of the response operation. There will still be a multi-agency presence in Boston overnight and throughout the weekend, helping residents to return home.
"I am pleased to say there is no predicted further threat of flooding but the impact on those affected will be felt for weeks and months to come. In spite of this, we have seen some heartwarming examples of public spirit and whole communities coming together in this time of adversity.
I would like to offer my sincere thanks to all our residents for their co-operation throughout this difficult period. "
Chief Inspector Paul Timmins, Lincolnshire Police
Due to a nationwide Air Traffic Control Systems issue, departure and arrival times of flights may be affected.... http://t.co/fpoc8hksgg
The Donkey Sanctuary's Donkey Assisted Therapy centre in Eccup near Leeds is transforming into a Winter Wonderland this weekend.
Children can go on magical sleigh rides to meet Santa in a magnificent grotto.
Adults will also be well catered for with plenty of donkey goodies and Christmas gift stands to browse, as well as a raffle and refreshments.
– Cathryn Williams, Donkey Centre manager
We absolutely love sharing the festive spirit with our visitors and supporters and would love to welcome lots of friends, old and new, to meet our resident donkeys at our fantastic Winter Wonderland. The funds that we raise at this event will help us to provide Donkey Assisted Therapy to children with additional needs and disabilities throughout the Leeds area.
A mostly dry afternoon (maybe a little damp over hills). Some cloud will remain but brighter breaks will continue to develop, especially in the east. Winds will be fairly light and southwesterly and temperatures will recover to highs of 8°C
A Carol service is taking place today in North Lincolnshire with a difference.
The UK's only official Heavy Metal Carol Service will be held at Grimsby Minster this evening.
Organisers have billed it as a feast of music and words that will include appearances from musicians and performers both local and from further afield.
There are question marks over the futures of Mansfield Woodhouse Police Station.
It has been earmarked for possible closure due to save money as it costs £50,000 a year to operate.
The plans have yet to be finalised by Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping, who is seeking the public's views.
Listening to the public is one of my greatest responsibilities as Commissioner and I am keen to reassure residents that no final decision will be taken on this issue until they have been given an opportunity to communicate their views.
These proposals have been drawn up in the interests of local taxpayers in a bid to use their hard-earned money more effectively so that the current financial pressures do not result in a deterioration of service levels. The unfortunate reality is that underused and empty buildings are costing the Force thousands of pounds every year - and people tell me they want bobbies not buildings. This money could be better spent on additional police officers and PCSOs to maintain visibility in our communities.
– Paddy Tipping, Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner
Tough choices need to be made as to how we can release vital funds to invest in the areas which will make our communities safer.
I am open to all options in the pursuit of delivering high-quality, value for money policing. Closing police stations is not a decision to be taken lightly and is understandably met with anxiety among the public however we must protect our physical capacity and resilience at all costs to ensure we remain able to cope with the risks emerging within our communities.
Under the proposals, the current Safer Neighbourhood Team and CID would relocate to Mansfield Police Station.
An information event has been arranged by the Commissioner which will take place today, starting at 10.00am, at Northfield Focus Point. Commissioner Tipping is also due to launch a consultation exercise inviting residents to comment before a final decision is made.