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Family and friends gather for the funeral of John Stollery

Mourners are gathering at St Edmund's Church in Walesby, Notts for the funeral of John Stollery.

The church only holds 100 and many more are expected to listen to the service outside.

There will be a guard of honour from veterans of the Parachute Association. Mr Stollery served with 2 Para Regiment before becoming a social worker.

John Stollery was one of 38 victims killed in the attack on June 26.

He had worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for 33 years and had worked with children in care for the last 16 years.

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100,000 passengers expected at Leeds Bradford airport for busiest getaway

Around a hundred thousand passengers will use Leeds Bradford Airport this coming week, one of the busiest travel periods of the year.

Around 100,000 passengers expected at Leeds Bradford airport for busiest travel period Credit: Press Association

Meanwhile tourism bosses say the amount spent by visitors within Yorkshire increased by almost a half over the first three months of this year compared to last.

School opens special memory book to honour Jessica

Schoolmates of 12 year old Jessica Lawson who died on a school trip to France will be able to share their memories of her as Wolfreton School in East Yorkshire opens a book today in her honour.

Jessica Lawson Credit: Facebook

More than 100 people gathered yesterday to release balloons in her memory.

Watch: Family join schoolfriends to remember Jessica

Council workers to hold silence for Tunisia attack victims

Council workers in Lincolnshire will hold a minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terror attack today.

Tributes will be paid to 24-year-old Carly Lovett from Gainsborough during a West Lindsey District Council meeting.

As leader of West Lindsey District Council I would like to offer our sincerest condolences to all the families and friends of those who were killed or injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

– Cllr Jeff Summers, leader of the council

Funeral of Tunisia victim John Stollery to take place

The funeral of a retired social worker who was killed in last month's Tunisia terror attack will take place later today.

Credit: Nottinghamshire Council

John Stollery from the Newark area worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for 33 years.

He was among 30 Britons killed when a gunman opened fire on a beach in Sousse.

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