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Scarborough Council plans to remove Jimmy Savile's name from its Honour Board for "Freeman of the Borough". It says it also "fully supports" the removal of street signs, a memorial plaque - and his headstone.
The stripping of honours is expected to be endorsed by the full council at a meeting next week. In a statement the council says:
It is proposed to remove Jimmy Savile's name from the Honour Board pending the final report from the Metropolitan Police, when the Council will make a permanent decision.
Exactly a year after he died, an inquiry opened today into the activities of Jimmy Savile - once lauded as a fundraising hero, now reviled as a sexual predator who may have abused hundreds of children.
It'll focus on the time Savile worked at the BBC. Today it was revealed he'd been banned from taking part in Children In Need events. This weekend police arrested former pop star Gary Glitter as part of their inquiries - more arrests are expected to follow.
Meanwhile Savile's nephew Roger Foster says he's appalled at the claims and praised his uncle's alleged victims for coming forward.Chris Kiddey reports.
The BBC inquiry into the alleged abuse of children by Jimmy Savile has begun today. It comes as Gary Glitter was arrested and bailed as part of an ongoing police investigation.
Jimmy Savile's cottage in Scotland was vandalised overnight, police have said. Abusive slogans were painted on to the walls of the property in Allt na Reigh, Glencoe. One slogan reads 'Jimmy the Beast'. Officers are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
The family of Jimmy Savile have broken their silence over his alleged crimes. In his first television interview, his nephew Roger Foster told Calendar he was appalled by revelations that the entertainer was a serial sex offender.
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Police have confirmed 500 people have come forward as victims of Jimmy Savile.
The investigation into the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal has cost around £2 million so far according to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner.