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Hundreds of pounds raised after Mother's Day tragedy

Family and friends of a teenager who was killed in a car crash on Mothers Day have now raised hundreds of pounds in her memory.

Emily Morfitt's vehicle left the road near Woodmansey back in March.

Her friends - who all shared her love of horse riding - organised a charity walk through Beverley yesterday.

They did a complete lap of the town and raised £850 for a horse sanctuary.

Tributes to teen killed in Mother's Day crash

Emily Morfitt described as a "truly kind human being" Credit: Humberside Police

The family of a girl who died in a car crash in the early hours of Mother's Day, have spoken of their loss.

Emily Morfitt, 19, was killed when her blue Ford KA left the road near the Token Spire Business Park in Beverley and came to stop in an adjacent field. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emily's father, John Morfitt, said:

"Emily had turned 19 just nine days before this tragic accident. She left school early with three A Levels and started work in Brown's Department store in Beverley. Her dream however was to become a professional tattooist.

The 19-year-old wanted to be a tattooist Credit: Humberside Police

"On Saturday we went to sleep as a complete, loving family. We woke on Mothering Sunday to find that our precious angel had been taken from us. No words can describe our loss.

"We have lost one of life's good people. A truly kind human being who had everything to live for who had that rare ability to make people smile and who never held grudges.

"As a family we can only thank her for 19 fantastic years together. As I write this tears are streaming down my face. She did not deserve this. RIP Emily, the world has lost a fantastic person but heaven has a new bright shining star. "

Along with her father John, Emily has left behind her mother Joanne, a 15-year-old sister Abi, a brother Tommy who is 13, and her boyfriend Jak.


Driver killed in early morning crash

A driver has died following a crash in the early hours of this morning.

The accident happened at 4am on the A1174 Hull Road between Beverley and Woodmansey.

The victim's silver Ford Ka left the carriageway before coming to rest in a field close to Lakeminster Park.

They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

Arrest after toddler pond tragedy

A two year old boy has died after falling into a pond at a house in East Yorkshire. The toddler was found unconscious in the water at the property in the village of Woodmansey, near Beverley on Monday. He was taken by air ambulance to the Hull Royal Infirmary, but died a short time later.

Following the incident a 29 year old woman was arrested, but she has since been released on police bail until the end of April. Humberside Police say the boy's family is being supported by specially trained officers.


Police looking for missing Beverley student find her car

Police searching for a missing student from Hull have found her car. Aimee Lambton, who is 22, has not been seen for five days. Her family have said her disappearance is 'out of character'.

Officers have confirmed her car, a blue Volkswagen Golf has been found in the Anlaby Road area of the city. It is understood she had a placement at Hull Royal infirmary and the students' union have appealed for help to find her.

Can you help police find missing Aimee

Missing Aimee Lambton Credit: Humberside police

Police are appealing for help from the public to find a missing 22-year-old woman. Aimee Lambton, who is from Beverley, was reported missing by her family on Sunday March 9th. She last contacted them on Wednesday March 5.

Aimee is described as white and 5ft 6ins tall with a slim build. She has dark coloured shoulder length hair.

Fundraising starts for East Yorkshire's newest theatre

Volunteers have kicked off a fundraising appeal for East Yorkshire's newest theatre - with a little help from Hollywood. Work will soon start converting an old chapel in Beverley into a venue to host touring productions.

But the team behind the project still need to find more money. And they have now got the help of Hollywood actor Vincent Regan to help drum up support as James Webster reports.

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