Brits warned to avoid unnecessary travel as second ‘Beast from the East’ threatens to dump TEN inches of snow today as bitter winds will see temperatures fall well below freezing https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5825245/weather-snow-temperature-beast-from-the-east-uk-latest/
North Lincolnshire Council has presented its preferred option for the future of the market to traders at a special meeting. A vision for the future of Scunthorpe Market has been revealed, with proposals in place to relocate it to the former BHS building in the town centre. https://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/news/scunthorpe-news/former-bhs-store-revealed-proposed-1340197
British Steel wins major German rail contract after enhancing its manufacturing capabilities – Scunthorpe Telegraph
Scunthorpe-based British Steel has secured a major German rail contract after enhancing its manufacturing capabilities with a seven-figure investment. The deal will see the company deliver around 20,000 tonnes of 120 metre rail a year to Deutsche Bahn, Europe’s largest purchaser of rail. https://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/news/scunthorpe-news/british-steel-wins-major-german-1337794
North Lincolnshire’s Esme completes hat-trick of best of breed awards at Crufts – Scunthorpe Telegraph
The German Wirehaired Pointer impressed judges at the world’s biggest dog show, to the delight of her owner. German Wirehaired Pointer Esme put her best paw forward at the world famous dog show at the NEC in Birmingham, impressing judges enough to secure the prestigious prize. https://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/news/local-news/north-lincolnshires-esme-completes-hat-1335984 https://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/news/local-news/north-lincolnshires-esme-completes-hat-1335984
Scunthorpe MP Nic Dakin has called on the government to do more to ensure the European Union takes ‘robust measures’ to protect the steel industry, after the US announced plans to introduce import tariffs on steel. Read more about Scunthorpe MP calls on government to protect British Steel …
Looking for a job? Ten new apprenticeship vacancies are due to be advertised at Ongo this week. The apprenticeships will be in digital marketing, housing management, regeneration, community support, roofing and customer services and will between 12 months and two years long. https://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/news/scunthorpe-news/new-opportunities-available-north-lincolnshire-1332026
Police launch appeal after man is reported missing from Scunthorpe General Hospital – Scunthorpe Telegraph
Police have appealed for help in finding a man who has been reported missing in Scunthorpe. Humberside Police say David Crowley, 41, walked out of Scunthorpe General Hospital in the direction of Highfield Avenue at around 6.45am this morning. https://www.scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk/news/scunthorpe-news/police-launch-appeal-after-man-1334882
Around 20 traders from around the world will set up their stalls for the market, which will run until Saturday.
Food on offer will range from cakes and pastries to flavoured cheeses and olives, as well as Greek gyros, Spanish paella, Polish bigo and Shao Kao Chinese chicken.