EAST YORKS: Candidates who have been shortlisted to become the next chief constable of Humberside Police will be informed today.
Humberside police and crime commissioner Matthew Grove spent last week drawing up the shortlist of candidates to interview for the £139,119-a-year role.
The successful candidate will replace the outgoing Tim Hollis, who will retire in March after eight years in charge of the force.
Mr Grove said: "We have got some very good candidates and I am confident we will end up with an excellent chief constable.
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"There are some other forces who have advertised for chief constables and had no applicants but I always believed we would get a good selection."
The final candidates will be interviewed on January 22 and 23.
Mr Grove is expected to notify the police and crime panel of his chosen candidate in February.
They will be interviewed by the panel, who must approve the appointment, during a confirmation hearing.
EAST YORKS: A 34-year-old man has died in a collision on the A645 near Rawcliffe.
The motorist, from Stainforth, South Yorkshire, was travelling along the road at about 8.50am on Friday.
His silver Renault Twingo left the road and hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are appealing for witnesses including the occupants of two VW cars that stopped.
Call Humberside Police on 101, quoting log number 557 of January 11, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
EAST YORKS: Fire crews were called to Street Lane in Bubwith at the weekend after a light aircraft crashed.
The emergency services were called on Saturday at 1.41pm and the man had released himself before the arrival of firefighters.
The casualty was looked after by paramedics and a GP at the scene but he is not thought to have been badly injured.