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Three males arrested on suspicion of arson over Sleaford fire

The fire destroyed 12,000 half-tonne bales of staw Credit: Twin Focus Photography

Three juveniles, all males, have been arrested on suspicion of arson. One boy, who was arrested yesterday, has since been released on police bail while the two other individuals will be spoken to by officers in due course.

Dramatic footage of the fire shows 12,000 bales of fire ablaze.

Local diversions are in place and motorists are asked to avoid the area until the road is re-opened.


Rotherham abuse victim calls on Government for more support for others

A woman, groomed as a child in Rotherham, fears other victims may take their lives because they are not getting the help they need.

The woman, known to Calendar as "Jessica" - has written to the government calling for more funding for support services, following the sex abuse scandal in the town.


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Grandmother returns home after Ebola fight

Cokie van der Velde and grandchildren Credit: ITV News

A grandmother from North Yorkshire has returned from West Africa after her latest spell helping to fight the deadly Ebola virus.

Cokie van der Velde, from York, is now enjoying time at home with her family.

She works for the charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, and has been helping doctors to combat the Ebola outbreak in Liberia and Guinea.

Cokie van der Velde at work in East Africa Credit: ITV News

South Yorks police officer safely home after Himalayan avalanche

A Police officer from South Yorkshire is safely home with his family, after being caught up in a series of avalanches that killed almost 40 people in the Himalayas.

Paul Sherridan back home after surviving one of worst mountaineering disasters Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Paul Sherridan landed back in the country yesterday. He will be on Calendar tonight (Monday October 20).

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