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Potash plans approved in narrow vote

A controversial plan to sink a huge potash mine in the North York Moors National Park has been approved by park authority members tonight.

It is said the project will create more than a thousand jobs - and many more when it's under construction. But there have been fears it could damage the environment. Chris Kiddey reports from Sneaton Castle near Whitby.


Hatfield closure spells end of an era

The end of an era came ever closer today, as Hatfield Colliery stopped production with the loss of more than four hundred jobs.

Mine shafts at the pit will be filled in, bringing to an end 99 years of industrial history in the village near Doncaster, and leaving just two other pits in the region which have closure dates later this year. The former Labour leader and Doncaster MP Ed Miliband blamed the Government for not stepping in to save the pit and claimed had he now been in number 10, Hatfield would have stayed open. Martin Fisher has our main story tonight.


Tributes for Tunisia victim John Stollery

As those injured in the Tunisian massacre continue to arrive home, another victim of the horror has been named as a retired social worker from North Nottinghamshire.

John Stollery had worked for his county council - and was dedicated to helping children in care. He is the 4th victim to be named from our region - at least 30 Britons were killed in terror attack in the resort of Sousse last Friday. All those who lost their lives in the terror attack are expected to be repatriated by tomorrow. Helen Steel reports.

Tributes paid to Gainsborough woman killed in terror attack by former school

Further tributes have been paid to a woman from Gainsborough who died in the Tunisian terror attacks.

Carly Lovett Credit: Twitter

24-year-old Carly Lovett was with her fiance in Sousse when the gunman opened fire on the beach.

Neil Allan The Deputy Headteacher of her former school Queen Elizabeth's High said the school were devastated after losing such a fondly remembered pupil:

Ian Knowles from West Lindsey District Council also paid tribute:

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