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Man missing from Grimsby since 6 May

Police are appealing for information about a man who was last seen in Grimsby on 6 May.

Malcolm Dent, 56, was reported missing by his family. Credit: Humberside Police

Malcolm Dent, 56, was reported missing by his family. He is known to have recently moved out of his address in Grimsby but his whereabouts are not known.

Malcolm is described as being 5ft 11ins tall of thin build with dark thinning hair and a fair complexion.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact Humberside Police.

Austin Mitchell premieres film about Grimsby

Former Great Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell is premiering a short film tonight celebrating the best of what Grimsby has to offer.

It's in response to negative publicity from Channel 4's 'Skint' programme and an upcoming Sacha Baron Cohen film.

The film - entitled Great Grimsby - focuses on what's good about the town and surrounding areas, including Cleethorpes.

Kate Hemingway has been speaking to the ex-MP:


Police appeal for missing Scunthorpe teenager

Police are appealing for the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old girl from Scunthorpe.

Shannon Brazier Credit: Humberside Police

Shannon Brazier was reported missing to police on Saturday 16 May 2015.

She was last known to be in Grimsby in the Scartho Road area at around 6:45pm on Saturday 16 May 2015 and as she has not been seen since.

Shannon is a white girl who is approximately 5ft 7ins tall with very long dark brown hair which is sometimes worn plaited.

She has a tongue piercing and when last seen was wearing a black t shirt and a grey sweatshirt.

Shannon went missing from Grimsby and is known to travel between Grimsby and Scunthorpe.

Grimsby 'keeper: We go again, we have no choice

A disconsolate Grimsby Town left Wembley today vowing to pick themselves up for another season in the Conference.

A penalty shoot-out was all that separated the Mariners and Bristol Rovers in the showpiece game watched by a record crowd of over 47,000.

Manager Paul Hurst described his players' heartbreak at the loss, while goalkeeper James McKeown vowed to go again next season:

Grimsby Town manager reflects on Conference Final defeat


  1. Josh Stead at Wembley Stadium

Wembley heartbreak for the Mariners

Grimsby Town have failed to make it to the Football League, losing the Conference Playoff Final 5-3 on penalties.

Both managers on the Wembley touchline Credit: Press Association

Lennell John-Lewis scored within two minutes at a warm Wembley stadium to settle the Mariners' fans nerves and put his side on the front foot for the opening of the first half. After that Rovers came back into the game to make for an entertaining contest, with Grimsby Town having the pick of the chances.

Rovers' goalkeeper, Will Puddy was lucky not to be sent off for a deliberate hand-ball outside of the box, but referee, Ross Joyce, kept the game alive as a contest by letting him off with a warning.

Full blooded tackles and plenty of passion from both teams, Rovers levelled the scoring at the half hour mark. Taking advantage of poor defending from The Mariners in the box, Ellis Harrison hammering home from close range.

Neither side could conjure up anything meaningful in the second half. Both sides saw plenty of the ball, but neither managed to fashion anything too dangerous - Grimsby's best chances coming deep into the half with a threatening ball flashed across the box, but no one to meet it and a mazy run into the box from substitute Jon-Paul Pittman, but without any end product.

Tiredness started to take hold as the tie went to extra-time, with Grimsby having the better chances, but failing to find the necessary final ball to carve out an advantage.

With spot kicks awaiting, Rovers made a last minute change of goalkeeper, swapping Will Puddy for ex-Grimsby man Steve Mildenhall.

Kicking towards their own fans, Grimsby matched Rovers kick for kick, until forward, Jon-Paul Pittman fired his penalty well over the bar, and Rovers kept up their clinical form from the spot to fire themselves into the Football League.

Plenty of Grimsby Town fans stayed after the outcome to applaud their players who gave a good account of themselves throughout, the stand-out performance coming from Congolese centre-half Aristote Nsiala, whose pace and strength bailed his back line out several times.

The battle to regain Football League status begins again next season for Grimsby Town and their fans.

  1. Josh Stead at Wembley Stadium

Bristol Rovers v Grimsby goes to penalties

Penalties await. Grimsby had the better chances during extra-time, but again neither side could find a way through.

Rovers made a last minute change of goalkeeper, taking off Will Puddy in place of ex-Grimsby stopper Steve Mildenhall for the shootout.

The atmosphere inside Wembley Stadium is tense as the players await their chance to join the Football League.

  1. Josh Stead at Wembley Stadium

Full Time: Bristol Rovers 1 - 1 Grimsby Town

The Conference play-off final at Wembley Stadium between Grimsby Town and Bristol Rovers is headed to extra time as neither side could find a goal to break the 1-1 deadlock.

Both sides saw plenty of the ball, but neither managed to fashion anything too dangerous - Grimsby's best chances coming deep into the half with a threatening ball flashed across the box, but no one to meet it and a mazy run into the box, but without any end product.

Centre-half, Aristote Nsiala was the standout performer of the half, his pace keeping the Rovers' attack at bay when they tried to break through. Depsite an injury scare, the Congolese international made a fantastic last ditch tackle outside his own box near the end of the half.

The sides will now play a further 30 minutes in the hope of finding a winner.

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