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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished for Friday 13 May 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates will resume at 08:00 on Monday 16 May 2016

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By Jonathan Willis

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Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Local Live has finished for today. We're back from 08:00 on Monday with more news from around the area. Have a great weekend and Join us then.

Tonight's headlines from BBC Look North

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Here are the latest headlines from the BBC Look North newsroom.

Watch the full programme on BBC One from 6:30pm.

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Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Hundreds of families in Hull's flood risk area not aware of new flood insurance scheme

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • Hundreds of families whose homes could flood are still facing big rises in their insurance premiums because they are not aware of new government help.
  • Hull City Council have issued a compulsory purchase order for the Picture Theatre on Beverley Road, which was bombed during the Blitz. 
  • More than 1400 people have signed a petition calling for safety improvements on a road where a mother and daughter were killed.
  • In Sport, North Ferriby United will be hoping for promotion in Saturday's play-off and Hull City play Derby County as they push for a premier league return. 

The weekend weather forecast for Hull and East Yorkshire: Mainly dry but feeling cool

BBC Weather

Mainly dry with variable cloud and some bright or sunny spells, although the odd light shower remains possible. Feeling cool, especially in the brisk breeze along the coast.  

weekend weather forecase
BBC

Watch: Video for viewing platform on Humber Bridge unveiled

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

The people behind plans to turn the Humber Bridge into a major tourist attraction have released a video showing how their design for a viewing platform would work. 

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Match Preview: Wigan v Hull FC

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull FC bring back second rower Sika Manu after missing the cup-tie at St Helens to play for Tonga.

Frank Pritchard is not able to return after picking up a one-match ban for a high tackle in the same Pacific Test.

Hull FC are looking to win their ninth game in ten matches.

Watch: Road change petition handed in

A petition, calling for the layout of an arterial road into Hull city centre to be changed, has been handed in at the Guildhall.

It follows the death of a mother and daughter on Spring Bank two weeks ago.

Anita Claxton is one of the campaigners involved.

Calls for layout of road in Hull to be changed following death of mother and daughter

On the hunt for Patricia Bredin

David Reeves

BBC Radio Humberside

The first UK entry for Eurovision was Patricia Bredin from Hull. 

I went on a journey to try and find her and see how she looks back at Eurovision.

You can listen to the full story on, BBC Radio Humberside's, 'Hull's song for Europe' on Saturday at 11am.  

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Traffic and Travel News: Delays to trains following signalling problems at Selby

BBC Travel

Due to a points failure at Selby all lines are blocked. This is affecting Hull Trains, Northern & TransPennine Express.  

First Hull Trains say to expect delays
BBC

Watch: Hull's 1957 Eurovision entry

In 1957 Patricia Bredin from Hull became the first UK entry for Eurovision. Here she is with her daughter and some footage of her singing at the time. 

The UK's first contestant in 1957 was Patricia Bredin from Hull

Match Preview: Derby County v Hull City- Saturday 12:30 kick off

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City have no new injury concerns for the trip to the iPro.

Tigers boss Steve Bruce could name the same side that recorded a 5-1 win over Rotherham last week.

Match facts
BBC

Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Calls for layout of Hull road to be changed

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • 1,500 sign petition calling for layout of a main road near Hull city centre to be changed following the death of a mother and daughter.
  • It's hoped a bombed out cinema in Hull can be redeveloped after the city council announced it would issue a compulsory purchase order against the owners.
  • North Ferriby United have completed their final training session before their play-off final with Fylde tomorrow.

Thief steals from partially sighted man

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police are appealing for information after a woman stole from a partially sighted man at the junction of Midland Street and Anlaby Road, Hull at 1.15pm on Tuesday 3 May.  

A 55-year-old man with a white guide cane and a high visibility jacket was walking home following a visit to a bank machine when a unknown woman approached him and asked for money.

The suspect has been described by the victim as a young woman, but the age is unknown. 

She was believed to be wearing dark trousers and a black coat with a white top underneath. She was on a pedal cycle.

Weather Hull and East Yorkshire: Cloudy afternoon with a chance of rain

BBC Weather

A cloudy afternoon with a few spots of light rain. Brighter spells should develop later in the day.

Weather for Tuesday afternoon
BBC

Exploring the Victorian architecture along Hull's Beverley Road

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

As Hull City Council looks at how to spend £1.6m on  restoring historical buildings on Hull's Beverley Road, let's have a look at some of the places in need of an upgrade.

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Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Could Hull's Picture Theatre finally be re-developed?

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • Hull's Picture Theatre could finally be redeveloped more than 70 years after being destroyed in the Second World War. Hull City Council have issued a compulsory purchase order against the owners.
  • People living in flood risk areas in Hull are being urged to take advantage of a government scheme which makes housing insurance more affordable.
  • A Cocker Spaniel from Hedon,who knows when his owner will become ill, has become an official medical detection dog. 

Country's Youngest Mayor: I was at a council meeting when friends were partying

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

A 19-year-old Labour councillor has become the youngest mayor in the UK.

Terence Smith, who was Goole's deputy mayor, was voted in for a 12-month term at the council's annual meeting on Thursday.

"When the A-level results came out last year, my friends were out partying. I was in a council meeting."

Terrence SmithMayor of Goole

Council urges people in flood risk areas to use new insurance scheme

Paul Murphy

BBC Look North

People in flood risk areas are facing big rises in their home insurance because they're not aware of new government help. That's according to Hull City Council. 

A programme called Flood RE aims to make insurance more affordable. 

But the council fears some people may be going without insurance because of the cost.

You can see the full report at 13.30 on BBC One's Look North

An are of Hull under water
BBC

Watch: Clive the medical dog from East Yorkshire

Vicky Johnson

BBC Look North

Clive is a cocker spaniel from Hedon. He is specially trained, in order to help his owner.

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Humber Bridge plans go on display

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Plans to turn the Humber Bridge into a tourist attraction are going on display today in Hessle.

They include a new visitor centre, a hotel and glass lifts which will cart people to the top of the North Tower. 

The Humber Bridge Board hopes to submit planning permission by the end of the month.

Humber Bridge plans go on display
Humber Bridge Board

Plans to improve Beverley Road being discussed

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

Plans to improve Beverley Road in Hull will be discussed later this afternoon. 

Hull City Council has £1.6m from the Heritage lottery fund and are asking people for their ideas. 

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Hull City's Steve Bruce: Derby County are probably favourites

Matt Dean

BBC Radio Humberside

Hull City manager Steve Bruce says Derby County are going into this weekend's play-off's as favourites.

The Tigers lost both matches against Derby this season in the Championship.

He also says he will play a similar to team to the one which beat Rotherham 5-1 last week.

Steve Bruce at press conference
bb

Petition to change Hull road's layout following road deaths

Laura Foster

BBC Look North

A petition calling for the layout of the Spring Bank road in Hull to be changed will be handed into the Guildhall this afternoon.

It follows the deaths of mother Zena Jackson, 43, and her daughter Cidalia Mendes-Jackson when they were hit by a lorry. 

A 55 year old driver, who is from Hull, has been released on bail pending further enquiries. 

Tributes paid to family on Springbank
BBC

Watch: Today's weather forecast

BBC Weather

Here's the weather with Clare Nasir.

Here's the weather with Clare Nasir

Hull's connection to Eurovision

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

The annual Eurovision song contest takes place in Stockholm on Saturday. But did you know that the UK's very first entry came from Hull?

In 1957 Patricia Bredin sang in front of a sixty piece orchestra in Germany. 

She came seventh overall and went on to have an illustrious career.

Patricia Bredin's career
BBC

Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Low uptake of new flood insurance scheme in Hull

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Hull City Council say there's been a low uptake of people accessing a new scheme to make flood insurance more affordable for those in high risk areas.
  • The owners of the National Picture Theatre in Hull could be forced to sell the building to the City Council.
  • Farmers in East Yorkshire say problems with subsidy payments means they're thousands of pounds out of pocket.  

Council to force purchase of National Picture Theatre

BBC Radio Humberside

Hull City council have made a compulsory purchase order on the National Picture Theatre on Beverley Road.

The building was bombed 75 years ago, leaving just the front of the building standing.

Hilary Byers, one of the campaigners who've fought to save it hopes the building will now be restored

National Picture House
BBC

Sport: Big weekend for the region's teams

Matt Dean

BBC Radio Humberside

It's a big weekend for some of the region's sporting teams.

I am at the Hull City press conference, where manager Steve Bruce has been speaking to us about Saturday's play-off tie against Derby County. 

North Ferriby are also looking to move up a league when they play AFC Fylde in the play-off final on Saturday.

I'll bring you all the latest news throughout the morning.

Hull City training ground
BBC

East Yorkshire teenager becomes youngest Mayor in the country

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

A teenager has been elected as the new Mayor of Goole. 

19 year old Terence Smith is now the youngest mayor in the country.

He wants more young people to get involved in politics.

Goole Mayor Terrence Smith
BBC

Medical detection dog helps improve East Yorkshire woman's quality of life

Vicky Johnson

BBC Look North

A Hedon woman says her life's changed beyond recognition - thanks to a medical detection dog. 

Last year Michelle Sutherland was so ill with a rare illness, Addisons Disease, she couldn't leave home.

Now her dog who's been trained as a medical detection dog can warn her of an imminent attack so she can take her medication.

 Michelle says now she and her dog Clive go everywhere together.

Medical detection dog
BBC

Problems with subisdy payments to East Yorkshire farmers

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Farmers in East Yorkshire say problems with subsidy payments mean they're thousands of pounds out of pocket. 

A new computer system means some are still owed money from December. 

The situation has been made worse because of falling commodity prices. 

Sleaford MP Stephen Phillips is calling on the government to do more to help. 

problems with subsidy payments to farmers
BBC

Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Problems with subsidy payments to East Yorkshire farmers

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Farmers in East Yorkshire  say problems with subsidy payments mean they're thousands of pounds out of pocket.
  • A Hedon woman says her life's changed beyond recognition, thanks to a medical detection dog.
  • A teenager has been elected as the new Mayor of Goole. 19 year old Terence Smith is now the youngest mayor in the country. 

Weather for Hull and East Yorkshire: A dry start to the day

BBC Weather

  • Dry for most of the day, although often cloudy with some hill fog at first. 
  • A few spots of light rain are possible, mainly over hills. 
  • Brighter spells should develop later in the day. 
  • Much cooler than recent days with a north easterly breeze.  
Weather Friday morning
BBC

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Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Good morning and welcome to Local Live for Hull and East Yorkshire on Friday 13 May.

My name’s Jonathan Willis and I’ll be bringing you the latest news, sport and travel from across the area throughout the day.

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