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Commemorations to Dambusters' bouncing bomb

The daughter of Sir Barnes Wallis, the genius behind the Dambusters' bouncing bomb, has opened a walking trail commemorating the airship he designed in the 1920s.

The R100 was built in Howden and was at the forefront of airship design. Dr Mary Stopes-Roe was just a toddler when the Wallis family lived in Howden and today she said how proud she was of her father's achievements.

Breaking: Able UK given green light for development

A dispute over land development which threatened to sink plans for a £450 million pound renewable energy plant has ended after a government joint committee hearing.

The row centred on an 11 actre site at Killingholme, known as the Killingholme triangle owned by Associated British Ports who wanted to build a deep sea jetty there.

But Able Uk who are developing the surrounding Able Marine Energy Park which makes offshore wind turbines wanted to compulsory purchase it.

They say their plans will create four thousand new jobs for North Lincolnshire. But after taking their dispute to the Commons ABP's petition to block the purchase order was thrown out.


FA to investigate 'clash' during Leeds vs Norwich game

A Leeds United player is at the centre of an alleged racism row tonight after squaring up to a Norwich striker during their Championship match last night.

The Football Association has confirmed it is investigating allegations surrounding the clash between United defender Giuseppe Bellusci and Cameron Jerome. The match referee has sent a full report to the FA as David Hirst reports.

Nine years prison for Lincolnshire drug dealers

Two Grantham drug dealers have recently been sentenced in separate cases at Lincoln Crown Court.

Sebastion Joaoa (left) and Scott Fendley (right) were sentenced in separate cases Credit: Police photo

Sebastion Joaoa, aged 28, was sentenced to 3 years 6 months imprisonment for possession with intent to supply heroin, possession of cocaine and possession of cannabis.

In another case, Scott Fendley aged 42, was sentenced to 5 years 6 months imprisonment on 21st October for possession with intent to supply heroin and cocaine.

He pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and heroin found on the 15th March for which he was given 12 months in jail.

Plans for three thousand new homes given go-ahead

One of the UK's biggest new residential developments has been given the go ahead in Scunthorpe despite objections raised because it is on a flood plain.

Three thousand new homes are to be built on land to the west of the town along with a new village centre, leisure facilities and business park. They were approved by North Lincolnshire Council earlier this afternoon

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