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Schoolgirl wins Hollywood acting prize

Franesca Turton plays 'Edwina' on the app

An eleven-year-old girl from Market Weighton has won an award in Hollywood for her acting in an app. Francesca Turton plays two characters in the City of York's Hologram Tour app.

She won the Best Actor award in the Los Angeles-based Women’s Independent Film Festival. In the category for young film-makers, the international festival also named the film ‘Moving On’ as having the Best Cinematography and Best Editing too.

While her role in ‘Moving On’ was an imaginary friend, for the York Hologram Tour app, Francesca played two characters who appear as 3D holograms from contrasting sectors of Victorian society.

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Serious collision on Market Weighton bypass

Humberside Police are warning motorists to avoid the Market Weighton bypass which has been fully closed.

It's also been reported that the air ambulance has landed near what is thought to be a two vehicle collision on the road.

Police say the vehicles involved are believed to be a red Mitsubishi Colt and a white Citroen Berlingo van.

An occupant of one of the involved vehicles has sustained injuries requiring urgent hospital treatment resulting in the need for attendance of the air ambulance.

Fight for abuse victim's compensation continues

12 months after the Supreme Court ordered that victims of sexual and physical abuse at a reform school in East Yorkshire should receive compensation - not a single penny has been paid to them.

Saint Williams in Market Weighton has long since closed, but the wrangle over who should be compensated goes on.

It means the man responsible for some of the abuse will be out of prison before the case is settled. Calendar's Jon Hill reports.

Residents fight housing development

People in the East Yorkshire village of Market Weighton say they'll fight plans for a housing development and a medical centre.

Proposals have been put forward to build the centre and 49 homes near a cul-de-sac on Northgate Vale.

But people who live there are concerned about the impact of traffic. They say their cul-de-sac would, in effect, become an access road and they claim up to two hundred cars an hour would use it. They say the road was never designed for heavy traffic.

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Day at the Oldest Races

Pointing the way to Kiplingcotes, the oldest derby on the English racing calendar.

Now it's a day for racehorse fans as not only are the Cheltenham charms on offer... Today is also the day of the oldest flat race in the English sporting calendar. The Kiplingcotes Derby will be held in Market Weighton in the Yorkshire Wolds later. It's almost 500 years since it first began.