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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished on Friday 17 June 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates will resume at 08:00 on Monday 20 June

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By Gill Sennett

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Our Live coverage across Hull and East Yorkshire

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

That's all from Hull and East Yorkshire Live for today. We'll be back on Monday from 08:00.

And I'll leave you with a reminder of my favourite story of the day... Where's Willy?

Pocklington School have lost their "space bear" - have you seen Major William?

If you want to send us your pictures or stories you can get in touch by email or via Facebook or Twitter.

Have a good weekend.

Hull MP's to pay tribute to their fallen colleague

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

A vigil is to be held in Hull on Sunday lunchtime for Jo Cox, the West Yorkshire MP murdered in her constituency yesterday. 

In Birstall, people of all faiths came together to say prayers for the MP, who leaves behind a husband and two children. 

Alasdair Gill reports.:

In Birstall, people of all faiths came together to say prayers for the MP.

The vigil will be held at the cenotaph in Hull on Sunday at 12:00.

Weather: staying cloudy

Keeley Donovan

BBC Look North

Its been a cloudy afternoon, and it will stay overcast this evening with the odd spell of rain overnight. Lows tonight of of 10C (50F).

Tomorrow will see a cloudy start, damp in the east but most places becoming mostly dry with variable cloud. The best of any brightness later, highs of 15C (59F)

Here's some pictures sent in by our Weather Watchers of the overcast skies across our region today:

Weather watcher pictures of cloudy skies across the region
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The headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Graham Stuart - MPs who want a police officer on hand while they hold their constituency surgeries should be offered one
  • None of Hessle's GP surgeries are currently taking on new patients
  • Folk fans from far and wide are heading for Beverley, as the town gets ready to stage the East Riding's biggest musical festival (pictured)
Morris Dancers at Beverley Folk Festival
Beverley Folk Festival

Owain's take on this weekend's weather

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

If you are planning your weekend, Owain's got this short summary so you know what to wear:

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Bridlington pub assault

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault at a Bridlington pub. 

A 67-year-old man suffered a broken finger and a swollen and cut eye after he intervened in an argument between a man and a women he knew. 

Hilderthorpe Pub Bridlington
BBC

The man's reported to have assaulted the 67-year-old, who needed hospital treatment.  

Andy Murray is through to the semi finals after beating Edmund

BBC Humberside Sport

Kyle Edmund's quarter final with Andy Murray has ended in defeat at Queens Club, but not before he took the second set from the world number 2 Andy Murray by 6-3.

Kyle Edmund celebrates after taking a set from Murray
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Kyle Edmund celebrates after taking a set from Murray

Murray eventually overpowered Edmund in the deciding set winning 6-1 to advance to the semi-finals.

I am pleased with the way I played and overall it's been a positive week for me. I thought I played well but Andy is so tough to beat because he makes it so difficult for you when it really matters."

Kyle EdmundWorld number 85

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray celebrates his win

"I train with Kyle a lot so I know how good he is. He is big, strong and when he is on, he is very tough to play against. I have felt that in practice and I felt that in the match. Kyle served extremely well, but I tried to up my aggression at the start of the third set and thankfully it worked.

Andy MurrayWorld Number Two

Hull's Miss Great Britain, Zara Holland, has title withdrawn

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

Miss Great Britain, Zara Holland, has been stripped of her title after having sex on ITV2 reality show Love Island.

The organisation said it was with "deep regret" that she'd been "de-crowned".

Zara Holland
BBC

Scenes showing the 20-year-old getting intimate with Vicky Pattison's ex Alex Bowen were aired on Wednesday.

"We pride ourselves on promoting the positivity of pageants in modern society and this includes the promotion of a strong, positive female role model in our winners," said a statement.

BreakingNo victory for Tickton's Kyle Edmund today

Simon Clark

Sports Editor BBC Radio Humberside

Security should be provided for MPs - if its wanted

Chris Arundel

Reporter, East Yorkshire

The Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has revealed he has at times received threatening correspondence which he's passed onto the police. 

He says MPs who want a police officer at their surgeries should be able to have one.

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The MP's comments follow the death of Labour MP Jo Cox who was killed yesterday outside her constituency surgery in West Yorkshire.

BreakingHow long can the dream last - Ticton's Kyle Edmund takes a set from Andy Murray

BBC Humberside Sport

Game on - Kyle Edmund v Andy Murray

BBC Humberside Sport

Underway on Centre Court at the Queen's club, Tickton's Kyle Edmund (world number 85) takes on (top seed) Andy Murray.

Here at the BBC - the sports team are working hard keeping an eye across the day's sporting action!

two sports reporters watching three tv's with football and tennis on
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Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart (pictured) says he's received threats during his career as an MP which he's had to refer to the police
  • All of the doctors surgeries in Hessle are refusing to take any more patients because they are full
  • Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault at a Bridlington pub
Graham Stuart
BBC

Man charged in Hull after yesterday's England v Wales football match

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

A 19 year old Hull man's been charged with criminal damage after yesterday's England v Wales match. 

Rhys Conroy who lives on Ella Street in Hull is said to have caused damage to the George pub on Walton Street.

Police are appealing for more information. 

The England v Wales footbal match - mid game
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Three men will also appear at Hull magistrates court after being stopped from boarding the ferry in Hull. 

The men who'd been involved in football related disorder in the past, were heading to France for the England v Wales match yesterday.   

Travel: Accident in Shiptonthorpe

BBC Travel

There's been an accident between the A614 Shiptonthorpe and the A1079 York Road, Shiptonthorpe. The A164 is closed in both directons because of a serious accident involving a motorbike.

travel graphic
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Weather: a cloudy afternoon

Keeley Donovan

BBC Look North

Here's a look ahead to the weekend's weather with me Keeley Donovan:

The weather forecast Friday 17 June 2016

Yorkshire Cricket Club to pay tribute to a Yorkshire lass

BBC Humberside Sport

Concerns over MP's safety following the death of Jo Cox

Chris Arundel

Reporter, East Yorkshire

The East Yorkshire MP Sir Greg Knight and the Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart (pictured) have both said their surgeries for constituents will go ahead as planned this weekend. 

It follows the murder of the labour MP Jo Cox in her constituency in Birstall near Leeds yesterday.

Graham Stuart
Conservative Party

Sir Greg Knight has said the fatal attack on Jo Cox showed the dangers MPs face in discharging their duties. 

The Hull East MP Karl Turner and the Hull West and Hessle MP Alan Johnson have both cancelled surgeries which were due to take place today.

My brilliant day on the Humber with the Children's University

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

What do you get when you put 50 primary school children on a little boat in the Humber?

Lots and lots of excitement!

Today is the final voyage for the Regal Lady, after a week of children's cruises for Hull Children's University.

Hundreds of children from Hull primary schools have been learning about the city's history, industry, geography and the role the river plays in our lives.

Here's their day long boat trip in 1 minute:

Here's their day long boat trip in 1 minute

Beverley's biggest ever folk festival

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Final preparations are underway to transform Beverley racecourse into a festival village for the start of East Yorkshire's biggest music festival. 

Organisers of the Beverley Folk Festival say they are expecting 6,000 people to attend.   

Our reporter Jill Archbold has a good view for now - but it should fill up a bit more later.

Music tent with sound man and camera operator
BBC

There'll be a regular shuttle bus from the Racecourse to the town centre for anyone wanting to go.

Hessle GP's - no new patients

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

All three GP surgeries in Hessle are now closed to new patients. 

The East Riding's Clinical Commissioning Group says it's struggling to recruit GPs in parts of the area. 

Doctor writing prescription
BBC

The practices affected are Peeler House, Park View and Hessle Grange.  

Uncertainty for Hull KR's James Webster

BBC Humberside Sport

Lunchtime headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

  • An extreme and unnecessary act - that's how the MP for Grimsby has described the death of her friend and Yorkshire MP Jo Cox (pictured)
  • The three GP surgeries in Hessle aren't accepting any more patients
  • A looming shortage of burial plots in Market Weighton has been averted
Jo Cox
AP

Cloudy at Bempton

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

Weather Watcher Mitch has been out at Bempton this morning taking these stunning pictures. 

Pity it wasn't a sunny day but the birds still look like they are having fun:

Pictures of birds landing on the cliffs at Bempton
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Listen: Kyle Edmund takes on Andy Murry

BBC Humberside Sport

Tickton's Kyle Edmund faces the biggest match of his career later today at Queen's Club. 

He meets world number two and training partner Andy Murray in the quarter finals. 

Simon Clark reports on the rise of the young man from East Yorkshire:

Simon Clark reports on the rise of the young man from East Yorkshire.

Bus delays in Goole because of parked cars

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

Cars parking badly on Ilkeston Avenue in Goole left the G3 bus stuck this morning.

The bus was unable to get through for 20 minutes because of parked cars blocking the road. 

The bus company phoned the police and the bus is now moving again.

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Sport: Andy Murray & Kyle Edmund set for all-British quarter-final at Queen's Club

BBC Humberside Sport

Andy Murray will face a second British opponent in as many days when he plays Beverley's Kyle Edmund at Queen's Club on Friday.

Top seed Murray will take on world number 85 Edmund in the Aegon Championships quarter-finals at around 13:30 BST.

Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund
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Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund were Great Britain team-mates in last year's Davis Cup-winning squad

"He's got a big game, he's a strong guy and his mind is focused on tennis," said Murray. "That goes a long way."  

Edmund has spent lots of time with Murray in recent years, joining the former Wimbledon champion for training blocks and staying at his Miami apartment.  

Warning about a lack of young people starting a career in the maritime industry

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

A lack of careers advice at school is being blamed for small number of young people getting into the maritime industry. 

Seafarers UK says only 1% of young people in the Yorkshire and Humber region are told about opportunities. 

Hull Trinity House Academy has changed its curriculum so it can teach children maritime skills.

crane putting cargo into a ship
BBC

Listen: Grimsby MP Melanie Onn talks about her friend and former colleague - Jo Cox

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

British politics is being suspended for the day after the shock killing of the Labour MP Jo Cox, who was shot and stabbed in the street outside her constituency surgery in West Yorkshire. 

She was 41, a mother of two and had only entered parliament a year ago after winning the Batley and Spen seat at the General Election. 

A man has been arrested and is being held in custody. 

I spoke to Jo's friend and colleague the Great Grimsby MP Melanie Onn:

Melanie Onn speaks about the loss of fellow MP Jo Cox, who was murdered yesterday.

A vigil for Jo will be held in Hull on Sunday at the cenotaph from 12:00.

Its expected to be the biggest Beverley Folk Festival yet

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

Organisers of this weekend's Beverley Folk Festival say they are expecting 6,000 people to attend.

We've already been promised more acts in more venues this year.

Beverley Folk Festival Forro Porro from Hull give an impromptu performance on the Beverley Folk Festival site
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A pay-to-use shuttle bus service is being put on from the Racecourse to the town centre, and there's free parking for cars.  

Listen: I'm on a mission... a space bear mission

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

Pupils at an East Yorkshire School are appealing for help to find a bear - you may remember us telling you that they launched it into space as part of school project. 

William the bear was wearing a Pocklington school jumper and sitting inside a white polystyrene cube, which contained a camera and GPS trackers. 

Well, it appears the tracker system has failed, so now they don't know where he is.

I've been to find out to see if I can find William:

Pocklington School have lost their "space bear" - have you seen Major William?

For now politics as usual has been put on hold

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Sport: Hull FC take on Castleford on Sunday

Gwilym Lloyd

BBC Humberside sport's reporter

Hull FC are looking to maintain their top place in the Super League table at the expense of Castleford on Sunday. 

Coach Lee Radford told me it's a ground as a player that he likes playing at, but he'll only be happy as coach, if they get two points:

Gwilym Lloyd speaks to Hull FC coach Lee Radford

MP's in our region pay tribute to Jo Cox who was killed yesterday

Carl Wheatley

BBC Radio Humberside

The Labour MP Jo Cox died yesterday, after she was shot and stabbed during an attack in her constituency. 

Our MP's have been paying tribute to the 41 year old labour MP and mum of two young children.

A photo of Jo Cox and flowers outside Westminster
PA

The MP for Scunthorpe, Nic Dakin, and Great Grimsby's Melanie Onn both said their "thoughts and prayers" were with Ms Cox and her family. 

MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, Richard Corbett, said he was "horrified" to hear of an attack on his friend and colleague. Hull East MP Karl Turner described Ms Cox as a truly wonderful person.   

One of the warmest most likeable people you could meet".

Graham StuartMP Beverley and Holderness

Jo Cox was an exceptional colleague and a brilliant campaigner for the voiceless. My deepest condolences to her family."

Diana JohnsonMP Hull North
Flowers being laid at the cenotaph in Birstall where Jo Cox was an MP
PA

A vigil will be held at the cenotaph in Hull at 12:00 today for Jo Cox who died yesterday. 

Weather: A grey and cloudy start to the day

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

The full forecast with me Abbie Dewhurst:

The weather forecast with Abbie Dewhurst

Travel: Congestion starting to build up on the roads into Hull

BBC Travel

Congestion coming into Hull on the A1033 Mount Pleasant, A1079 Sutton Road and the A165 Freetown Way.

Travel graphic
BBC

The headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • MPs from our region have been paying tribute to the Yorkshire Labour MP Jo Cox (pictured), who died yesterday after being attacked in her constituency
  • Her death has raised questions about security and two of our MPs have cancelled surgeries they planned to hold today
  • There are calls this morning for young people living around the Humber to get better advice on possible careers in the maritime industry
Jo Cox
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Our Live coverage across Hull and East Yorkshire

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

Good morning,

Gill here with all your news, sport, travel and weather across Hull and East Yorkshire on Friday 17 June 2016.

Its looking like a cloudy day ahead:

Weather graphic
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