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Duke to launch award on school tour

Prince William Credit: Press Association

Prince William will watch children tackle a playground challenge inspired by the 70th anniversary of D-Day when he visits a Yorkshire school today.

William is visiting Goole High School where he will launch a new award for primary school children as royal patron of the charity SkillForce.

SkillForce draws on the values and skills of ex-Forces personnel to inspire young people to achieve at school.

Police find nothing suspicious after deaths on boat

Police investigating the deaths of three men who were onboard a German cargo ship docked at Goole say they found nothing suspicious.

Three men from the 'Suntis" died after being taken to hospital

Two men from the Philippines and one German man died after being taken to Hull Royal Infirmary.

The investigation has been referred to the Maritime Agency.


German ship dead named by police

Police have named the German man and two men from the Philippines who died after an incident onboard a ship docked in Goole.

Three men from the 'Suntis" died after being taken to hospital

Ferrer Punogayan, 33, and Jonathan Sanosa, 38, both from the Philippines and Gerd Jescheniak, 60, from German died a short time after they were taken from the boat to hospital.

Police investigate cargo ship deaths

an investigation has been launched by Humberside police and the Marine Accident Investigation Branch after the deaths of three men at Goole Docks.

The men were found onboard a German cargo ship which had been carrying timber too East Yorkshire. Police say it is too early to speculate on the cause of the tragedy.

Rachel Townsend reports:

Three dead from German ship docked in Goole

Three men have died after an incident on a German cargo ship docked in Goole.

West Dock at Goole where the three men were injured Credit: ITV Calendar

They were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary but have since died.

They are a 60-year-old German, and two men from the Philippines aged 33 and 38.

Humberside Police say they have not made any arrests in connection with the deaths.


Three men seriously injured in boat 'incident' at Goole

West Dock at Goole where the three men were injured Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Three men have been taken to Hull Royal Infirmary suffering serious injuries after an incident on board a boat. Police were called to West Dock, at Bridge Street in Goole in the early hours of this morning (Monday May 26, 2014) after reports of a man being taken ill.

Three men aged 60, 33 and 38 were taken to hospital where their conditions are described as serious. None of the men are from the Humberside area. An investigation is underway to find out what happened.

School's aeroplane plan step closer

A scheme to build an aeroplane at Goole High School is a step closer to getting off the ground after a Belgian firm donated a twelve thousand pounds engine, which is due to arrive next month. And the pupils are due to take delivery later today of the wings for the bi-plane.

Shipping collection goes up for auction

One of the most extraordinary collections of shipping and maritime memorabilia from the Humber area goes under the hammer today.

The lot includes over ten thousand photographs and hundreds of books and paintings.

It was the passion of Goole man Dennis Farrar, who started photographing ships visiting the port back in the 1950s.

By the time he died two years ago the collection filled his home, a small two-bedroomed flat in the town.

The auctioneers says it has attracted global interest:

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