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Concern for missing Kevin

Kevin Tissington Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police are concerned about a man who has gone missing from Retford.

Kevin John Tissington was last seen by a family member in Worton Street, yesterday afternoon.

The 49-year-old is white, 5ft 5ins tall, of heavy build and bald.

When last seen he was wearing a dark top with the word ‘Grumpy’ on the front and dark combat-style trousers. He was carrying a large rucksack and had his arm in a sling as a result of a shoulder complaint.

Mr Tissington has an interest in trains and is known to enjoy visiting the Quarries area in Sutton-cum-Lound.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nottinghamshire Police.


Noxious fumes prompted rail station evacuation

Part of the station was evacuated due to noxious fumes

Noxious fumes inside Leeds rail station prompted an area to be evacuated this morning. Officers from British Transport Polcie were called to the station shortly before 10 o'clock this morning. It followed reports of fumes within Starbucks coffee shop on the station concourse.

The premises have been evacuated along with neighbouring retail outlets. The concourse has been also been evacuated and sealed off as a precautionary measure. Specialist officers and West Yorkshire Fire Service are now working to establish the nature of the substance.

At this stage it is believed that the fumes appear to have been the result of an unknown substance reacting with cleaning fluid being used by staff.

A number of members of Starbucks staff are suffering with watering eyes and nausea; they are being treated by ambulance at the scene.

The main station has remained open and the incident is not affecting train services.

Officers are now working to determine the full circumstances of this incident.

– British Transport Police spokesperson

Part of Leeds train station evacuated

Part of Leeds train station has been evacuated in an ongoing incident.

The back section, where there are various food outlets, has been cleared in what is understood to be a 'minor chemical incident'.

Passengers are still able to access train services by the entrance on New Station Street.


Cycling returns to York

Cyclists can ride around the centre of York today Credit: ITV News Calendar

Riders are starting to arrive in York for a day of cycling events. More than 4000 people have registered in advance for the event which comes just a few weeks after the city welcomed the Tour de France.

Bishop starts bible reading marathon

The new Bishop of the new diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales, Bishop Nick Baines will today start an 84-hour non-stop Bible reading marathon.

Bishop Nick will read the first 15 minutes of the beginning of the Bible at the reading event called Alpha to Omega which will take place in St Mary's Church, Gomersal.

Bishop Nick Baines Credit: ITV Yorkshire

I am delighted that Bishop Nick has accepted to start off the challenge of our 84 hour non-stop reading marathon - and not only that, but he will also preach at the 9.30 am service on that Sunday. "This gives the whole project an enormous boost and we are all extremely grateful for his spontaneous and generous response."

– Trees Fewster-Verhaar, Organiser

The event will start at 11am and run through the following nights to finish 84 hours later around 11pm on Wednesday September 17.

PM condemns killing of East Yorkshire aid worker

David Haines was taken by Islamic State militants in March 2013.

The Prime Minister has condemned a video purportedly showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines as "pure evil".

The 44-year-old who was born in East Yorkshire was thought to be being held by Islamic militants in Syria after being taken hostage in March last year.

The Foreign Office says it believes the video is genuine.

Actor takes on marathon number 13

Actor George Telfer is preparing to take on his 13th marathon in his home town of Chesterfield.

Actor George Telfer prepares to tackle his 13th marathon Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The star, best known for his roles in the Auton film series and Emmerdale, will join 1,000 runners today at the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon .

George, 52, has previously completed 10 London marathons, eight of them in aid of children's charity Whizz-Kidz.

He has also completed the Kielder Marathon and the York Marathon.

It feels fantastic to be running in Chesterfield. I've been running lots of routes here for years so it's great to do an official run.

"I train all year round, normally around three or four times a week. I just love to run, I love it that bit more every year. It's become part of my daily life."

– George Telfer

The Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon will raise funds for Kids 'n' Cancer UK, as well as other charities including Sheffield Children's Hospital Charity.

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