Over 120 workers are to lose their jobs at Brough's troubled BAE Systems plant.
Workers at the aerospace company have already been informed and the redundancies will be phased over the first six months of 2013 and will bring numbers to the level the company feels is adequate to carry out the remaining work.
A pet cat has died after being shot in Brough.
The owner of the animal reported her cat going missing and when it returned she took it to the vet as it looked unwell.
An x-ray showed it had been shot in the leg and had to be put to sleep. It is thought the injury may have been caused intentionally.
We caught up with Torchbearer Nigel Richardson as he carries the Olympic flame through Brough.
People have turned out in Brough to spot the Torch as it travels from Hull to York today.
Ian Waddell, Unite National Officer for Aerospace, commenting on the contract from Saudi Arabia for Hawk jets to be built at BAE in Brough, said:
Union bosses have told Calendar 218 jobs have been saved at BAE Systems in Brough, in East Yorkshire.
The jobs are ones which would otherwise have been contracted out.
A protest by BAE workers, including hundreds from the site in Brough, has started in Westminster. It is taking place as the company holds its Annual General Meeting.
David Davis MP has called the plans by BAE as "short-sighted and short-termist as any Victorian capitalist you can think of."
Alan Johnson MP says: "Never been involved in a battle which is more just."
Workers from BAE Systems in Brough are in London to protest over the planned closure of the site outside the company's AGM. They have had special t-shirts made for it.