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War-time story of brave dog celebrates 70th anniversary

The war-time story which celebrates the brave Dalmatian dog who tried to save his master after a mid-air collision over Lincolnshire - 70 years ago today.

The crash, involving two American planes during a training flight, killed the pilot and seriously injured his pet dog Jerry, who had been allowed to fly in the plane as an honorary mascot.

Sadly Jerry didn't survive his injuries, but the incident has become folklore in the village where it happened - and amazingly three witnesses are alive to tell the tale. Here's Kate Hemingway.

Renewed appeal to find missing Bridlington man

Police are renewing an appeal to find a father of two from Bridlington who has been missing since Monday 8 December.

Damion Vernon Credit: Humberside Police

32 year-old Damion Vernon was last seen in Wakefield and has not been in touch with friends or family since his disappearance.

Police are keen to find any information about Damion, or anyone who believes they may have seen him on the day he went missing.

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Family's worry for missing father

Police are continuing to search for a father of two from Bridlington who went missing eight days ago.

Damion Vernon left the resort a week last Monday to borrow a car - but he hasn't returned home.

His family is sick with worry as Damion needs medication and has never been missing before. They've made a desperate appeal for help in tracing him. Helen Steel reports.

Family fear Christmas without missing Damion

The family of a missing man from Bridlington say they're distraught at the thought of a Christmas without him.

Damion Vernon, who's receiving treatment for mental health issues, went missing last Monday after travelling to Wakefield to buy a car. His family says it's completely out of character and his children are missing him.

His brother Aaron and mother Margaret Fox have been speaking to ITV Calendar.

New pictures released of missing Bridlington man

Damion with daughter Vada Credit: Kerry Helm

The fiance of Damion Vernon who has been missing from his home in Bridlington for more than a week has released new photographs of him in an effort to find him.

The 32-year-old was reported missing last Tuesday, but was last seen in Wakefield on Monday 8 December.

Mr Vernon’s disappearance is said to be out of character and he has not been in touch with his family or friends.

Damion Vernon with his fiance Kerry and daughter Vada Credit: Kerry Helm

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Police appeal to trace missing Bridlington man

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a man missing from his home in Bridlington.

Damion Vernon has been missing from his home in Bridlington since Monday

Damion Vernon, 32, of Headlands Close in Bridlington, was last seen in Wakefield on Monday, December 8.

He is described as white, 6ft tall with a slim build and short wavy light brown hair. It is not known what he is currently wearing.

Humberside Police say Mr Vernon’s disappearance is out of character and he has not been in touch with his family or friends.

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Bridlington landlady

A man accused of murdering a Bridlington landlady in her own home has today pleaded not guilty at Hull Crown Court. 53-year-old John Heald , who's from Rotherham, denies murdering Bei Carter at the Morayland Guest House on 18th July. He also pleaded not guilty to three charges of rape on a named woman – not Mrs Carter. Heald was remanded in custody and is due to go in trial in January

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