The plaque in Scarborough which lists the Freemen of the Borough is to be taken down today and sent off to have Jimmy Savile's name removed from it.
It comes after calls yesterday from a family in Scarborough to have the television presenter's body exhumed from the cemetery in the town where he is buried.
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