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Missing man's body found in canal

A file has been passed to the coroner. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

The body of a man was found in Chesterfield Canal at Worksop at around 5pm yesterday.

It has been established that the identity of the body is that of missing 71-year-old Gregor Norwood of Shireoaks, Nottinghamshire.

Mr Norwood’s family have been informed.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and it appears to have been a tragic accident.

A file has been passed to the coroner.


Hull death still unexplained, say police

The death of a man whose body was found in a street in Hull is still unexplained, say police.

Essex Street, Hull

Officers were called to Essex Street off Hessle Road early yesterday after the man in his thirties was found lying in the road.

A post mortem examination has not revealed how the man died and further tests will be carried out.

Police are still appealing for anyone who was in the area around 6am yesterday to come forward.

Leeds Festival clear-up underway

The massive clear-up has started this morning at Bramham Park as music-lovers leave Leeds Festival.

Leeds Festival clear-up underway Credit: ITV Yorkshire

70,000 fans watched over 200 bands perform on eight stages at the three day event.

American rock act Metallica closed the festival last night. There has been some traffic congestion this morning on the A64 as vehicles leave but it is expected to ease this afternoon.


Prince and Princess help to lead Carnival procession

It is the Leeds West Indian Carnival this afternoon and up to 150,000 visitors are expected.

Carnival princess Sienna Leader and her prince Remell

The annual parade of Caribbean music and extravagant costumes starts in Potternewton Park in Harehills around 2pm. The Carnival King and Queen, accompanied by the Prince and Princess will lead the procession.

Sienna Leader, who is 10-years-old and from the city, had the chance to debut her amazing costume at a special event hosted at the Yorkshire playhouse on Friday night.

The amazing thing is Sienna just got out of hospital the Saturday before - she was recovering from a 2 day stint in the hospital she had a Quinsy (abscess) on her tonsils but she was so determined she wasn't going to miss it, as she had always wanted to be involved in the Carnival and wow has she made her mark.

I'm just bursting with pride she's just amazing.

– Sally Depledge, Sienna's mother

The carnival has been going for almost fifty years, and a major announcement is expected to be made during the event this afternoon.

Strike to hit energy company

Hundreds of office staff at the electrical distribution firm Northern Powergrid will go on strike from midnight tonight as part of a pay dispute.

Strike hits energy company Northern Powergrid Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Members of the union UNISON will walk out after what they claim is months of talks.

The company insists its pay offer is 'fair and reasonable', and says customers won't be affected.

Hull KR to celebrate first Wembley final in 29 years

Challenge cup runners up Hull KR will be celebrating today, following their first final at Wembley in 29 years.

Leeds Rhinos' Rob Burrow and Hull Kingston Rovers' John Boudebza and James Donaldson during the Challenge Cup Final Credit: Paul Harding/PA Wire

Despite their 50 points to nil defeat at the hands of Leeds Rhinos, the council is hosting celebrations at city hall to mark Rovers' best challenge cup run since the eighties. Fans have been praised for their loyal support.

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