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Rescuers warn of river dangers after two caught jumping in

Rescuers have once again warned of the dangers of swimming in the River Ouse at York, after two men were caught on camera jumping into the water.

They were filmed by a crew member on the York Rescue Boat which was set up after a spate of drownings in the city.

The two men had already been told by police not to jump into the water in front of a crowd - but chose to ignore the warnings.

When they got out they were arrested and told to leave the city. They had plunged in to the river at a spot where a soldier lost his life last year.


Gaelic Football coaching inspires pupils to try new sport

Thousands of schoolchildren across Yorkshire are being coached in Gaelic Football.

The sport originates in Ireland and has mostly been played in England by those who crossed the Irish Sea for work.

Now clubs across the country are trying to get children in their areas involved at an early age.

Read: Gaelic football: What you need to know

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Condolence books placed for John Stollery tributes following Tunisia attack

The coffin of John Stollery is taken from the RAF C-17 carrying the bodies of eight British nationals killed in the Tunisia terror attack at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Condolence books have been placed in Nottinghamshire County Council locations, so tributes can be left for John Stollery.

The 58-year-old social worker was killed in the Tunisia terror attack.

It is hard to summarise what kind of person John was, he was a dedicated social worker and was known to fight hard for the children and young people he supported.

"Many of his young people recognised how hard he worked for them and knew that they could rely and depend upon him at any time.

– Tributes from colleagues of John, Jayne taylor, Owen Pout and Robert Blackburn

He was my social worker and the best one around. John made me realise that my dreams could become reality. For that, I am truly grateful.

– 13-year-old Paige who John helped

John had worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for the past 33 years and for the last 16 years, was dedicated to working with children in care.


Tunisia attack: Final bodies of Yorkshire holidaymakers land in UK

The final bodies of the holidaymakers killed in the Tunisian terror attack have been flown back to Britain.

Claire Windass
Bruce Wilkinson Credit: Family still

The C-17 aircraft landed at RAF Brize Norton within the last couple of hours. It brought home five victims, among them 72 year old Bruce Wilkinson from Goole, a retired worker at Drax Power station, and 54 year old Claire Windass from Hull who had been on holiday with her husband Jim. He survived the attack. Meanwhile Tunisia has declared a state of emergency - giving the army and police more powers to act against any potential threats.

Military medics home after running Ebola treatment centre

Medics from York who have been running an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone have returned home after three months away.

Credit: Corporal Michael Strachan RLC

The soldiers from 34 Field Hospital were part of a team looking after those who contracted the illness themselves after caring for Ebola patients. They treated over 130 patients during their time on deployment. They faced temperatures of between thirty and forty degrees centrigrade while in the country.

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