Jimmy Savile's Scarborough honour to be removed

Councillors in Scarborough have voted for Jimmy Savile's name to be removed from the honour board for those granted freedom of the borough.

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Savile could lose Freedom of Scarborough award

Jimmy Savile could be stripped of his Scarborough award Credit: PA

Councillors in Scarborough are holding a meeting to decide whether to posthumously strip Jimmy Savile of his Freedom of Scarborough award.

They will vote on whether to remove the street names and memorial plaques erected in Jimmy Savile's name, as well as deciding on whether his name should be removed from the Honour Board for Freemen of the Borough.

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