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Cougars statement on death of Danny Jones

Danny was much loved and highly respected by all at the club and in rugby league.

He was the life and soul in the dressing room, a natural leader, a true professional and irreplaceable.

He achieved over 1,000 points and 150 appearances for Keighley Cougars and he will be sorely missed. We are devastated.

He sadly passed away today at the age of 29 leaving his 5-month old twins, wife and family. Our hearts go out to Liz, his children and his family.

– Keighley Cougars



Funding cuts mean uncertain future for Lincoln charity

A charity which helps homeless people in Lincoln says their future is under threat.

The Framework project at the Corner House could close due to lack of funding

Framework which is based at The Corner House will have their funding cut at the start of May. Lincolnshire County Council say the charity, which helps people with substance misuse issues, needed to secure funding elsewhere.

Conference discusses plans to make Lincoln 'dementia friendly'

A conference is being held today aimed at making the city of Lincoln 'dementia friendly'.

Nationally around one in three people over the age of 65 will develop dementia and in Lincolnshire alone it is estimated that over the next ten years the number of people living with some form of dementia will rise by forty per cent.

Gill Collins from Dementia Action Alliance says it is vital people are more aware of the condition:

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