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Man assaulted in Cleethorpes nightclub

A 22-year-old man is recovering after being assaulted in a Cleethorpes nightclub.

It happened around 4am on Sunday January 18, 2015 at The Lighthouse nightclub in Sea Road.

The victim was allegedly punched in the back of the head causing him to fall to the ground before then being kicked in the face.

The suspect who is described as a white man, then made off from the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital suffering a sore jaw, swollen nose and cuts to the knees.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Labour election campaign bus stops in Grimsby

Labour's Shadow work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves MP and Labour Election Campaign Co-ordinator Jonathan Ashworth MP will take the Labour Express campaign bus to Cleethorpes and Grimsby today for a major day of campaigning by the Party across North East Lincolnshire.

Rachel Reeves MP Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The two frontbench MPs will be joined by a bus-load of campaigners from Leeds and will hook up with a crowd of local campaigners on arrival at Cleethorpes Pier, including parliamentary candidates Peter Keith (Cleethorpes) and Melanie Onn (Great Grimsby).

They will spend the afternoon campaigning on residents' doorsteps across the two constituencies.


Police release CCTV following alleged assault in Cleethorpes

Humberside Police have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak to following an alleged assault on the junction of Barcroft Street and Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes at around 3.30am on Monday 01 December.

An 18-year-old woman was walking along the street when an unknown man approached her from behind and allegedly grabbed hold of her. The woman broke free from him and ran away:

Dolly Parton becomes honorary member of Cleethorpes Rotary Club

Dolly Parton during a performance at the O2 World Arena in Berlin Credit: PA

American music legend Dolly Parton has just become an honorary member of the Cleethorpes Rotary Club after its involvement with her worldwide book project. The country and western star made a personal appearance to launch the scheme in Rotherham in 2007. Her "Imagination Library" has boosted literacy to the under fives by giving out free books to nurseries

Man killed and another seriously injured in Cleethorpes crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died and another was seriously injured in a crash in Cleethorpes.

It happened just after 5am on Saturday December 6, 2014, on Humberston Road in Cleethorpes when a Honda Accord, left the road and crashed into a gate post and a parked car on a driveway.

The 45-year-old driver died from his injuries. The 26-year-old front seat passenger was seriously injured and was taken to hospital where his condition is described a critical but stable.


Cleethorpes Pool re-opens with new non-slip floor

The swimming pool at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre will reopen to the public today with a brand new tiled floor surrounding the pool.

The pool has been closed for around five weeks to replace a resin coated quartz surface with a tiled material following concerns raised by users and North East Lincolnshire Council.

Cleethorpes Pool re-opens today after a five week closure Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Man found critically injured on Cleethorpes street

An investigation is underway after a man was found seriously injured in Cleethorpes. A police community support officer found the man laid on a pavement outside a flat on Princes Road yesterday morning (Sunday July 123, 2014).

The 23-year-old man was taken to Diana Princes of Wales Hospital and later transferred to Hull Royal infirmary where his condition is described as critical. A 21-year-old woman was arrested over the incident before being released on police bail.

Cleethorpes business owners fear loss of train line

Business owners have expressed fears over proposals to scrap the direct express train line between Cleethorpes and Manchester.

The Department for Transport has begun a consultation on the Northern and TransPennine franchises, as ministers consider how best to use £1 billion of investment across the network.

But as Martin Fisher reports, many in the resort fear the worst:

Cleethorpes could be 'cut off' by loss of train line

The government is examining the possibility of terminating the TransPennine Express service from Manchester to Cleethorpes.

Instead the route would end at Doncaster, with a Sheffield to Cleethorpes service being operated by Northern Rail.

But local politicians say this would leave the area cut off from the rest of the country.

The government says many passengers from North East Lincolnshire do not travel all the way to Manchester on the TransPennine Express service, but get off at Doncaster to change trains.

This is one of the reasons why the Department For Transport is looking at scrapping the direct express service.

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