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Spalding murder enquiry: man named

Detectives investigating the death of a 42 year-old Spalding man are continuing to interview three juveniles - two girls and a boy. The dead man has been named as Warren Free, of Coronation Close.

We are continuing to investigate the circumstances in which Mr Free sustained the injuries that led to his subsequent death and I am appealing to anyone with information that may assist the enquiry to contact the major incident room by calling 101 and quoting incident 161 of 28th August

– Senior Investigating Officer, DCI Martin Holvey


Diabetes trials hailed a potential cure

On Calendar yesterday, we told you about teenager Laura Dunion, who's involved in world-leading research for type 1 diabetes.

The lifelong condition stops the pancreas producing insulin, thereby affecting vital blood glucose levels.

Laura, who's from West Yorkshire, has been carrying out overnight trials of what is akin to an artificial pancreas - in the form of a computer programme.

As Tina Gelder now reports, the results have been hailed as a potential technological cure for the illness.

And to see the first of Tina's two special reports, click here

Brody packs his bags for holiday of a lifetime

A little boy from Grimsby is packing his bags for a holiday of a lifetime, thanks to the generosity of the people in the town.

Brody Croft's mother, Jade, was told on Christmas Eve, that her three-year-old son was blind in one eye, partially sighted in the other and that he could lose his sight completely.

The family decided to raise enough money for a holiday of a lifetime and, thanks to the good folk of Grimsby, that's now going to happen. Adam Fowler has been to meet him.


Hull FC are Derby winners

Hull FC have secured bragging rights over Hull KR after they comprehensively beat their fierce cross city rivals 28 points to nil. Airlie birds winger Tom Lineham crossed for two tries in the victory, which moves the Black and Whites up to tenth, just one point behind the Robins with the win also keeping their slim hopes of a playoff place alive.

Search for missing boy postponed

Holyhead coastguard have called off their search for a missing 12-year-old boy, believed to be from Huddersfield, who was swept off the Anglesey coast earlier today.

Rescue crews have been searching for the boy since this afternoon
Rescue crews have been searching for the boy since this afternoon Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

The search has been postponed due to poor conditions and darkness. Crews from Porthdinllaen, Holyhead and Trearddur Bay will resume their search tomorrow morning.

Graveside row added to grieving family's distress

A grieving daughter has spoken of her anguish after a council official stopped her father's funeral taking place because his coffin was made of metal.

There was a graveside row about how Colin Birdsall from Knottingly should be buried which added to the family's distress as they prepared to say a final farewell.

Wakefield council, which insisted his coffin be changed, has now apologised as Emma Wilkinson reports.

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