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  1. Live updates have finished on Friday 20 May 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates will resume at 08:00 on Monday 23 May 2016

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Hull and East Yorkshire Live has finished for today. Thanks for joining us. We're back from 08:00 on Monday with more news from around the area. Join us then.  

Latest headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from the newsroom this evening are:

  • A former KC Stadium steward who sexually abused four children is jailed for 13 years
  • Campaigners are concerned fracking could escalate across East Yorkshire   
  • A man who was sentenced for making indecent photographs of children had worked at two schools in Hull

Paedophile had CCTV in home and 'filmed girl in bath', court hears

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

Lunn had CCTV all around his Bridlington home including the bathroom, bedrooms, toilet and hall. The cameras were linked to a video recorder and he had filmed one girl naked in the bath, Hull Crown Court heard.

The jury were told police files were lost, child interviews did not take place and the police repeatedly dropped cases. He even threatened to bomb social services' head office despite never being charged in connection with any of the investigations against him.

He was convicted after Humberside Police began a full review following a further complaint in 2015, the court heard.

Paedophile Colin Lunn showed 'not one ounce of remorse', judge says

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

More on the sentencing of former KC Stadium steward Colin Lunn.

He was jailed at Hull Crown Court for 13 years after he was found guilty of sexually abusing four children over a 17-year period in Bridlington following a 10-day trial.

Sentencing him, the judge said: “I have not detected one ounce of remorse in you at all. Your defence has been to blame other people and criticise them without thinking of the affect it has had on them. Therefore the sentence has to be a long one.”  

Lunn must also sign the sex offenders register for life.

Ex-KC Stadium steward jailed for child sex abuse

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

A man who sexually abused four children over a 17-year period in Bridlington has been jailed for 13 years.

Colin Lunn, 42, of 21st Avenue, Hull, was found guilty of a number of sex offences including sexual activity with a child, indecent assault, sexual assault and indecency following a trial at Hull Crown Court.

Colin Lunn
Humberside Police

The jury heard the former KC Stadium steward, who denied all the charges against him, had "systematically" molested children and physically assaulted them for his own sexual gratification.

Auctioned R38 airship-wreckage candlesticks to be donated to museum

Pritti Mistry

BBC Local Live

More on the story about a pair of candlesticks, made from the wreckage of the R38 airship, which sold at an auction in Woodmansey.

The 8ins (20cm) tall candlesticks were part of a tray lot at the auction. One of the sticks is marked R38/ZR2, August 24th 1921 and has an indistinct maker's mark.

Bottom of a candle showing the maker's mark
Steve Petch

The new owner, Carol Cavanagh, says she aims to give them to a Hull museum.   

"Someone wanted to buy the candlesticks from me straight after the auction but I refused. They could be an important piece of local history and if so I would like to donate them to a museum where they can be appreciated."

Carol Cavanagh

Park revamp plans go on display

Plans for a £2m Lottery-funded renovation of Hull's Pearson Park go on display this weekend.

Pearson Park
Geograph/ N Chadwick

The display will include drawings and impressions of East Lodge, the Entrance Archway, the Bowling Pavilion and the Conservatory in addition to plans for the reinstatement of the Bandstand and the bridge over the lake.

It will be held in a marquee in the park between 10 and 4 on Saturday and Sunday.

Latest headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from the radio newsroom this afternoon include:  

  • Campaigners are concerned fracking could escalate across East Yorkshire  
  • A protest is being planned over possible cuts to the East Riding's Minor Injuries Units
  • Pre-paid vouchers for two weeks' worth of gas and electricity are being offered to Hull families

Fancy a spot of painting?

BBC Weather Watchers

This is Hockney's Wood near Bridlington looking lush and green.

Hockey's Wood near Bridlington
Mitch

Weather: Largely dry with sunny spells

BBC Weather

Dry with sunny spells although a few showers are possible.

Becoming cloudy and breezy in the evening with heavier bursts of rain.

Maximum temperature 18C.

Weather map
BBC

Extra evening train for Wembley play-off

Hull Trains is to add an extra train to bring fans back to the city from the Tigers' play-off game at Wembley on 28 May.

Wembley Stadium
BBC

The company said the new 21:11 service would be in addition to the scheduled 20:15 service from Kings Cross.

It is also increasing the number of carriages on some of its services over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Police hunt card con couple

Humberside Police has issued CCTV footage of a couple who stole money from a a 91-year-old man in Scunthorpe yesterday.

CCTV of wanted couple
Humberside Police

Police said the pair pretended to help the man who was depositing money in a machine at the Lloyds TSB bank on the High Street before telling him his card had been retained by the machine.

The card was subsequently used to withdraw a large amount of money and also purchase over £500 worth of jewellery from a nearby store on Belgrave Square.  

Protest over car allowance cuts to East Yorkshire council staff

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

A union is to stage a protest against cuts to East Riding of Yorkshire Council staff's car allowance scheme.

Unison says staff will each lose £1,000 when the authority removes the Essential Car User Allowance for employees who use their own cars for council business. But, the union says, more than 50 senior council workers who are office based are able to keep a £6,000 annual car allowance.

County Hall in Beverley
BBC

The council says it approved proposals to bring its mileage rates into line with that of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs as part of its overall financial planning targets. It says it consulted unions and staff over an extensive period in an effort to seek a negotiated agreement on the issue.

The protest is due to take place outside County Hall in Beverley on Saturday at about 11:00 BST.

Hull City sell 20,000 tickets for Wembley ahead of general sale

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City say they've sold nearly 20,000 tickets to season pass holders for the play-off final in Wembley next Saturday.

Tickets will go on general sale later but bookings for season pass holders have closed. 

Meanwhile, rail operator Hull Trains has agreed to run an additional service so fans can get home after the game against Sheffield Wednesday finishes. The service is scheduled to run at 21:11 BST. Match kick-off is at 17:00.

Scientist who counts number of eggs Spiderman eats for breakfast becomes professor

Pritti Mistry

BBC Local Live

A Hull University lecturer who calculated how many eggs Spiderman needs for breakfast, has become a Professor of Science Communication and Public Engagement. 

Mark Lorch has worked at the university for 10 years and has been recognised for his work to take science out of the lab and onto the streets. 

Mark Lorch
University of Hull

His research has led to the Royal Society of Chemistry commission a book about Spiderman’s breakfast.  

And as for the question of the eggs, here's the answer:

“For his breakfast for just one scene [where he's producing a huge amount of spider silk], he would have needed about 900 eggs,”

Professor Mark Lorch

Get involved: Caravan of Love for BBC Music Day

BBC Radio Humberside

The BBC's second national Music Day is just 2 weeks away and we need your help with a very special event for it.

We're looking for local caravan owners to get involved with a music video we're planning.

A local choir will be performing 'Caravan of Love' at the Humber Bridge and we'll be filming it.

Humber Bridge
PA

Interested? Contact Chloe Davies via email or call reception on 01482 323232.

You can also get in touch with Chloe via Facebook and Twitter.

Latest headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from the radio newsroom this lunchtime include:  

  • Campaigners are concerned fracking could escalate across East Yorkshire
  • A protest is being planned over possible cuts to the East Riding's Minor Injuries Units
  • Pre-paid vouchers for two weeks' worth of gas and electricity are being offered to Hull families

Hull fuel bank to hand out pre-paid vouchers

Pritti Mistry

BBC Local Live

A fuel bank offering pre-paid vouchers for two weeks' worth of gas and electricity has been set up in Hull.

The Hull Food Bank is working with energy company nPower to hand out the vouchers, which are worth between £30 and £45.

Food basket
Reuters

Sarah Sidwell from Hull Food Bank says it takes the pressure off families choosing between heating and eating.

'Appalling' journey for psychiatric care

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Some psychiatric patients in this region are having to travel hundreds of miles because of a shortage of hospital beds.

Figures obtained by BBC News and the online journal Community Care show that nearly 5,500 patients in England had to travel out of their local area last year.

Sue Scarborough's son Kye from Hull was one of them. 

They had to travel 150 miles for treatment in Northumberland. She said it was appalling.

Map of Hull to Northumberland
Google

It was terrible really because he just thought that I'd left him and I wasn't going to see him anymore. He'd never heard of the place Northumberland, he didn't know why he was there and what he was being treated for, which was appalling really. I could only visit on a weekend because of the distance. I don't drive, and it was just disgusting."

Sue ScarboroughHad to take her son 150 miles for treatment

Magic Weekend: The two Hull sides go head-to-head

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull Kingston Rovers and Hull FC meet in Newcastle on Sunday at the Magic Weekend. 

It's the only local derby encounter being played this weekend.

Rugby League ball
BBC

Plans for restoration of Hull park on display

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

If you use Pearson Park in West Hull you can have a look at plans to restore its historic features this weekend. 

The plans are on display tomorrow and Sunday from 10.00 until 16.00.

Entrance Archway to Pearson Park
Google

The Pearson Park Trust have been working hard on these proposals and have listened to the valuable feedback we have already received from park users and residents in the area. We would love to hear what people who love the park as much as we do think of the plans."

Councillor John FarehamChairman of the Pearson Park Trust

Weather: Hazy sunshine and showers

Clare Nasir

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Cloud will break at times allowing some hazy sunshine.

A few showers are possible during the afternoon.

Feeling warm in the hazy sun with highs of 17C or 18C and a brisk southwest wind.

Weather graphic
BBC

Funding made available by new Humberside PCC

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Humberside force area, Keith Hunter, is marking his first week in office by inviting bids for £500,000 of funding. The money is to be used to to improve community safety and in schemes supporting victims of crime

Keith Hunter
Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this morning include:

  • A woman's in a critical condition in Hull after an incident in Grimsby last night
  • Anti-fracking campaigners are concerned about the industry escalating across East Yorkshire
  • Hull's two rugby league clubs are gearing up for their third derby of the season this weekend

Celebrating Amy Johnson's achievements

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Interesting fact: On this day Hull's pioneering aviatrix was getting ready for this...

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Woman in critical but stable condition at HRI

BBC Radio Humberside

A woman's in a critical condition at Hull Royal Infirmary after an incident in Grimsby last night.

Hull Royal Infirmary
Google

Police were called to a house in Rutland Street at 20.30 where a 22-year-old woman was found.

The house has been sealed off and a 27-year-old man has been arrested.

Take your rubbish home

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

The Highways agency has revealed it's collected 4,000 bags of litter from Yorkshire's motorways in just four months.

They say collecting each bag costs around £40, which could be better spent on essential road maintenance.

Bin of rubbish
Highways England

They're urging drivers to take their rubbish home with them.

Airship candlesticks bought at auction

Chris Arundel

Reporter, East Yorkshire

This pair of candlesticks, made from the wreckage of the R38 airship, have turned up at an auction at Woodmansey.

Here's the new owner Carol Cavanagh.

Carol Cavanagh holding the candlesticks
BBC

The R38 crashed into the Humber in 1921 with the loss of 44 lives.

Is it in bad taste to make candlesticks or ashtrays out of aircraft wreckage?

Let us know what you think via emailFacebook or Twitter.

Heading for blue skies in Hedon

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

If you're caught up in the congestion on A1033, Hedon Road in Hull maybe you've time to appreciate the sky?

The roadworks have now cleared but it will take some time for traffic to return to normal so enjoy this bit of blue sky peeking through the clouds.

Thanks to Bensmatt55 for this picture.

Hedon
Bensmatt55

Fracking: Concern it will come to East Yorkshire

Paul Murphy

BBC Look North

Anti-fracking campaigners say they're deeply concerned that the industry is about to escalate across East Yorkshire.

It comes as politicians prepare to decide whether to allow a fracking operation to go ahead at Kirby Misperton on the edge of the North York Moors.

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this morning include:

  • Anti-fracking campaigners are concerned that North Yorkshire activity will lead to fracking in the East Riding
  • The Highways agency has revealed it's collected four thousands of bags of litter from Yorkshire's motorways in just four months
  • Hull's two rugby league clubs are gearing up for their third derby of the season

Watch: The forecast is for showers and hazy sunshine

Clare Nasir

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Traffic and Travel: Congestion on Hedon Road, Hull

BBC Travel

There's heavy traffic on A1033 Hedon Road westbound in Hull between the Somerden Road junction and Southcoates Roundabout.

It's due to overrunning roadworks that should have finished at 6am.

Good morning! Join us for today's Live coverage

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Hello and welcome to BBC Hull and East Yorkshire Live on Friday 20 May.

I’m Clare and I’ll be bringing you the latest news, sport and travel from across the area throughout the day.

What a colourful start to the morning. Mark in Beverley was up early to capture this.

Beverley sky
Mark in Beverley

If you think we're missing anything please get in touch and let us know what's happening where you are by emailFacebook or Twitter.