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Fears grow for three missing from Lincolnshire

Fears are growing for the safety of several people from our region caught up in the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

Nepal earthquake Credit: Tehmoor Khan

Three people from Lincolnshire are still missing following the deadly tremor on Saturday.

Meanwhile a woman from Hull, who is six months pregnant, is still stranded in the country.

Eleanor Walker Corriette was in the capital Kathmandu when the earthquake struck. Her family are now desperate to bring her home.


100 tonnes of scrap cars on fire in Sheffield

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a scrap metal recycling plant next to the M1 in Sheffield.

100 tonnes of scrap cars on fire in Sheffield Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Around a 100 tonnes of compressed vehicles have caught fire sending smoke across the motorway carriageways near Meadowhall.

Firefighters are trying to separate the waste materials to bring the blaze under control. The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Lincolnshire charity worker heads to Nepal to help rescue efforts

A Lincolnshire man who is working with the charity SARAID has travelled out to Nepal to help with rescue efforts.

Adam Turner

Adam Turner is 21 and from Spalding. He left yesterday evening to travel out there. His dad says he has been training with the charity for some time and has been posted to Nepal as a result.


Yorkshire trekking company confirm teams 'safe and well'

A Sheffield-based travel firm has confirmed its teams from Yorkshire have been accounted for following the Nepal earthquake.

Yorkshire trekking company confirm teams safe and well

Jagged Globe has now made contact with the last group of 13 in the Himalayas. The firm had more than 70 clients in Nepal when the quake struck. One was killed.

A statement on their website reads:" We are pleased to report that the last of our teams, the Dhaulagiri Circuit Trek, has reported in. They are all safe and well. Next-of-kin have been informed."

Lincs chief fire officer travels to Nepal to help rescue effort

The Chief Fire officer of Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue service has travelled to Nepal to help with the rescue effort.

Dave Ramscar

Dave Ramscar, boarded a plane for Nepal last night at 9pm. He was part of a team of 67 from the UK's International Search and Rescue team.

A number of aftershocks in Nepal have been hampering rescue efforts.

More than 3,700 people are thought to have died in the quake making it the country's worse disaster in over 80 years.

Read: Couple's pregnant daughter thought to be 'safe' after Nepal quake

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