A fund raising event has been held in Grimsby in memory of an 11 year old who was knocked from her bike and killed in the town.
The event to raise money for Jodie Rogers' funeral took place on the day a petition to improve safety on the road where she was killed, reached over 1000 signatures.
The community have now raised £5,500, and any money left will be donated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Grimsby and Cleethorpes have become the latest towns to get their very own personalised Monopoly board. Adam Fowler went along to the latest launch without passing go and definitely without collecting 200 pounds.
The Great Grimsby MP Melanie Onn says she would be happy to give George Kavanagh her seat in Parliament.
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If you were watching ITV Calendar this evening, you may have seen our report on the launch of the Grimsby & Cleethorpes Monopoly Board and in particular, ten-year-old George who says those who have their doubts about his home town of Grimsby 'need to be slapped in the face with a wet fish'.
What we did not have time to mention is that George is also an ambassador for St Andrew's Hospice in Grimsby - which also features on the board. Sadly, George lost his father to cancer and George is deeply grateful to the hospice for its help in his final days.
George Kavanagh thinks his home town is absolutely sensational and people who think otherwise "need a slap round the face with a wet fish."Read the full story ›
A new Monopoly board featuring landmarks from Grimsby and Cleethorpes will be officially unveiled later today. The launch coincides with the famous board game's 80th birthday.
Two ten-year-old schoolchildren from the region will be officially launching the board along with lots of other youngsters bedecked in themed Monopoly costumes.
The official ceremony will take place at exactly the same time as the game hits shop shelves in both Grimsby and Cleethorpes, as well as online shelves including Amazon.
However the board will not appear in Scunthorpe where it has been reported that the rival town has "banned" it.
The mother of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a car and killed as she rode home to pick up clothes for a sleepover has paid tribute to her 'lovely' daughter.
Jodie Rogers was airlifted to hospital after the accident at Park Street in Grimsby on Friday but sadly died.
Speaking at the scene of the accident, her mother, Nicola Rogers, described her daughter as being so 'happy'.
She was a lovely girl. She was so happy. She was on her way home to have a makeover done.
She was riding a bike. She had only had it two days. She was absolutely over the moon with that bike. She was very kind-hearted. She should not have gone. She did not deserve this.
I would like to thank everybody for all the kind tributes."
The driver of the car, a 35-year-old Grimsby man, was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs and later released on police bail.
An 11-year-old girl was hit and killed as she rode her new bike home to get clothes for a sleepover.
Jodie Rogers was riding her bicycle, which she had been given just two days earlier, when she was hit by a BMW yards from her home.
The youngster had been playing with her friend Kitty Callaghan, 12, who had planned a sleepover in celebration of her birthday that day.
The accident happened as the girls made their way to Jodie's house to pick up clothes for the birthday celebrations.
Jodie was airlifted to Grimsby's hospital and later onto Leeds General Infirmary but later died.
Police continue to appeal for witnesses to an accident in Grimsby in which a schoolgirl died. Eleven-year-old Jodie Rogers was on her bike. A 35 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. Michael Billington reports.
An 11-year-old schoolgirl has died in hospital after being involved in a collision with a car whilst riding her bike.
Jodie Rodgers, was airlifted to Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, in Grimsby suffering serious injuries before being transferred to Leeds General Infirmary where she later died.
The accident happened on Park Street at about ten to five last night.
A 35 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.
An 11 year old girl is being treated for life threatening injuries after being airlifted to hospital following a collision in Grimsby.
It happened on Park Street at about ten to five last night. A 35 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.
Police are asking anyone who may have seen what happened - to get in touch.