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Northern Lincolnshire & Goole hospitals pest control costs among highest in country

Pest control costs at hospitals in Northern Lincolnshire and Goole were among the highest in the country last year, new figures show.

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS foudation trust spent £37,000 treating infestations Credit: ITV News

The trust in charge of the region's hospitals spent £37,000 treating infestations.

Elsewhere, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals spent almost £17,000 after calling out pest control 167 times.

The Department of Health says trusts have a duty to keep hospitals clean.

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Woman rescued from canal near Goole

A woman has been rescued from a canal near Goole. Officers from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service were scrambled to the scene in Pollington today just before 10.15am.

Fire service water rescue technicians were sent out with a boat and pulled the woman to safety. She was suffering from symptoms of hypothermia when she was handed over to paramedics.

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Police appeal to find missing Goole pensioner

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing pensioner from Goole.

Peter Jones Credit: Humberside Police

Peter Jones, who is 70 and from Pasture Street, was reported missing by a care worker yesterday afternoon, but following enquiries it is believed he went missing up to a week ago.

Police are concerned for Peter due to his current state of mind and he is being urged to get in touch to confirm he is safe and well.

Police chase stolen digger through Goole

A house was damaged in the incident Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The driver of a stolen digger ran off after crashing into a house following a police chase in Goole.

The vehicle was pursued at about 10pm before being abandoned on Argyle Street, leaving the property damaged.

Police searched the area without success and are appealing for anyone who has information that might help them identify the driver.

He is described as well built, aged in his 20s and was wearing a baseball cap and a high visibility tabard. He ran off in the direction of the railway footbridge.

Anyone with information should call Humberside Police on 101.

Boy due in court over stabbing in village near Selby

The scene on Manor Farm Close Credit: ITV news

A teenage boy is due in court this morning charged over the stabbing of a woman in a village near Selby.

The 16-year-old will appear before York magistrates accused of wounding with intent.

North Yorkshire Police launched a manhunt after the woman, in her 40s, was injured in an incident on Manor Farm Close in Carlton on Wednesday morning.

Her injuries were serious but not life threatening.

Village stabbing victim 'in stable condition' as hunt for teenager continues

A woman in her 40s who was stabbed at her home in the village of Carlton, near Selby this morning is in a stable condition and speaking to detectives.

Police say the woman is not a relative of Connor Woodrow, the 16-year-old boy suspected of the stabbing and currently on the run.

Police say the teenager is believed to be on foot and a police helicopter continues to scour the area.

Teenage suspect Connor Woodrow Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Chief Inspector Charlotte Bloxham of North Yorkshire Police told ITV that that they are relying on the public to watch out for Connor, but not to approach him.

Soon after the incident, children at two local schools were allowed to leave but only if accompanied by an adult.

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