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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 27 June 2016

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Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Thank you for joining me today on our live coverage for Hull and East Yorkshire. 

We're back tomorrow at 08:00 with all your news, weather, sport and travel. 

As always, if there's anything you want to get in touch with me about you can here.

Vintage tractors sell for £170,000 at farm auction

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

A collection of vintage tractors has sold for £170,000.  

Several of the machines were made by Marshall Sons & Co Ltd, a now defunct Lincolnshire manufacturer described as "an iconic British brand" by auctioneer Cheffins.  

The 11 Marshall tractors had belonged to Ian Allerton, a Driffield farrier and collector who died in 2015.  

Man on a tractor
Cheffins

Tour de Yorkshire boosts economy by £60m

Stuart Harratt

BBC Local Live

The 2016 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the region's economy by nearly £60m, a study has found.

Welcome to Yorkshire said two million people lined the route of the 521km cycle race, between 29 April and 1 May.

Beverley, Settle, Otley, Doncaster, Middlesbrough and Scarborough all hosted starts or finishes.

Cyclist Thomas Voekler
Welcome To Yorkshire

Weather: A dry evening ahead

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

A mostly dry night with clear spells. Temperatures staying mild under the cloud, minimum temperature in rural spots 9C (48F)

Weather graphic
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No... its a moth

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

More than 50 huge model moths are being put up all in Hull and around the country as part of a celebration of aviator Amy Johnson. 

The event marks 75 years since her death and will also include the first British exhibition of the models of Leonardo da Vinci's flying machines. 

I don't know which took longer, Amy Johnsons flight to Australia or getting this moth on the wall!

Update: Chemical incident at Hornsea paddling pool

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

The cordon around a paddling pool on Marine Drive in Hornsea has now been lifted. 

Nightclub arsonist given six year sentence

Laura Foster

BBC Look North

A man from Hull has been given prison sentences totalling six years after setting fire to a nightclub in Hull in February. 

Hundreds of people were partying at the Valbon when Scott Jackson, 24, of Delius Close, west Hull, deliberately started the fire. No one was injured. 

Five years of Jackson's sentence is for arson, the rest is a suspended sentence which was activated by the judge.

Valbon nightclub in Hull
BBC

Headlines: Hull MPs resign and chemical incident at a Hornsea pool

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire Monday afternoon

  • Hull North MP Diana Johnson and Hull East MP Karl Turner both resign from the shadow cabinet
  •  A cordon has been put in place around a children's paddling pool on Hornsea seafront after an incident involving chemicals
  • Its been revealed the Tour de Yorkshire helped bring in an additional £60m to the local economy

Chemical incident at Hornsea paddling pool

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Humberside Fire have issued a warning to avoid the area around a paddling pool on Marine Drive in Hornsea after an incident involving chemicals. 

The quality of the water is now being examined and a 25m cordon is in place. 

One person has been taken for treatment as a precaution. 

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Hornsea paddling pool
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Alan Johnson MP expresses his frustrations

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Labour MP for West Hull and Hessle Alan Johnson has sent an angry letter to Labour staff.

He says the leaders office was "working against the rest of the party".

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Tennis: Edmund beaten in first round

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

East Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund has been knocked out of the first round of Wimbledon in straight sets.

Edmund went down 6-2 7-5 6-4 to frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

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East Yorkshire shopfitter Joseph Rose guilty of harassment

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

Four shopfitters accused of taking part in the mock crucifixion of a teenage Catholic apprentice have been cleared of faith crimes by a jury.

Andrew Addison, 30, Joseph Rose, 21, Christopher Jackson, 22, and Alex Puchir, 37, were found not guilty of religiously aggravated assault after it was alleged the men had tied the teenager to a wooden cross and suspended it above the ground. 

Rose, from Bubwith, East Yorkshire, was convicted of putting a person in fear of violence by harassment.  

Addison, from Selby, was cleared of putting a person in fear of violence by harassment but found guilty of assault by beating.

They will be sentenced next month..

Joseph Rose
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Latest Headlines: Hull North MP resigns and Tour de Yorkshire brings £60m to local economy

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire Monday afternoon:

  • Hull North MP Diana Johnson has become the latest Labour figure to resign as a shadow minister
  • Its been revealed the Tour de Yorkshire helped bring in an additional £60m to the local economy
  • More than fifty decorated model moths are being put up in Hull today as part of the Amy Johnson festival

Weather: Mostly dry with sunny spells

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Bright and breezy this afternoon with some sunshine and just a small chance of catching an isolated shower. 

Maximum temperature 18C (64F)  

Amy Johnson moths appear on buildings in Hull

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

I'm in Hull today as preparations get underway for the Amy Johnson festival

Decorated moths are being put up in key locations to celebrate the life of the city born aviator. 

Why Moth? Well, of course, she was the first woman to fly solo to Australia in the Gipsy Moth aircraft. 

Hull Truck Theatre announces production of lost trawler

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

It's one of Hull's greatest tragedies.

The Gaul was a deep sea factory ship that disappeared in stormy seas 80 miles off Norway. All 36 crew members were lost. 

Hull Truck Theatre announced this morning they are producing the new play by Hull-born writer Janet Plater later this year. 

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Listen: "The busiest weekend I can remember"

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes attracted people from far and wide. 

The weekend was certainly a busy one for our region's hotels with the majority of places fully booked.

I spoke to Graham Malster who owns the Jedburgh Guest House in Cleethorpes, have a listen to hear just how busy it was for him over the weekend.

Sneak peak at 'A moth for Amy'

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Here's a little tease from Anne-Marie Tasker about a mass art project which is being put up around Hull today.

All will become clear later.... stay tuned. 

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Latest headlines: Two Hull MPs resign from shadow cabinet

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire Monday morning:

  • Hull North MP Diana Johnson and Hull East MP Karl Turner have both resigned from the Labour shadow cabinet
  • A minute's silence will be held by local police forces to mark one year since the terror attack in Tunisia
  • The Tour de Yorkshire generated nearly £60m for the region's economy

Tennis: Kyle Edmund kicks off Wimbledon 2016

Simon Clark

Sports Editor BBC Radio Humberside

Here's a preview from Wimbledon Court 2 ahead of Kyle Edmunds match against France's Adrian Mannarino. 

Hull North MP tweets resignation letter

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Diana Johnson, Hull North MP has tweeted her resignation letter from the Shadow Cabinet to Jeremy Corybyn.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced a new cabinet following a wave of resignations in protest at his leadership and amid calls to resign.  

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Tour de Yorkshire boosted local economy by £60m

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

The Tour de Yorkshire boosted our local economy by almost £60m.

Despite the rain and cold weather, more than two million spectators lined the route that kicked off in Beverley. 

Organisers of the race say they're still working hard to make it a four-day race.

Graphic of economy boost from the Tour de Yorkshire
Welcome to Yorkshire

Humberside police pay respects a year after Tunisia attacks

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Humberside police will be joining government officials as they hold a minute's silence to mark one year since the terror attack in Tunisia.

Beach in Tunisia with floral tributes
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Claire Windass and Bruce Wilkinson from East Yorkshire were among 38 people killed when a gunman attacked the resort of Port El Kantoui last June. 

Have you got a front row seat?

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Have you volunteered to be part of Hull City of Culture 2017? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

Roles are available in event support, visitor welcome and you can even be part of some of the major outdoor spectacles. 

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Police appeal over knife threat bike theft

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Police in Hull are searching for a three thieves who stole a bicycle from a woman at knife point on Friday morning. 

The 29-year-old woman was cycling to work along Fountain Road when she was approached by the group who demanded her mobile phone. 

When she refused the suspects grabbed her Muddy Fox bike and threatened her with a knife.

Map of Fountain Rd Hull
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The thieves are described as being white and aged in their mid to late teens.   

Latest headlines: Hull East MP resigns from shadow cabinet

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire Monday morning:

  • Hull North MP Diana Johnson has resigned as Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth minister 
  • Organisers of the National Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes say it's been a huge success with more than 180,000 people attending
  • A new visitor centre for Spurn Point could be approved by planners at East Riding Council

Listen: New visitor centre at Spurn Point could be approved

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

A new Visitor Centre for Spurn Point could be approved by East Riding Council today. 

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust want to build the centre to help with education on the local wildlife landscape.

Some villagers think it will damage the environment and over-commercialise the area. 

I've spoken to Dr Rob Stoneman the chief executive of the Yorkshire Wildlife, he told me why he wanted to change the site.

Traffic and travel: Slow on A614 northbound

BBC Travel

Just one note of traffic for you this morning. 

A614 slow traffic and heavier than usual northbound in Bursea, between the Arglam Lane junction and the A163 High Street junction. 

Traffic Map
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Armed Forces Day hailed a huge success

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

People travelled far and wide to enjoy the spectacles on offer at National Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes over the weekend. 

The Prime Minister and Duke of Kent attended the event to celebrate the work of the Armed Forces, alongside 180,000 people. 

It featured a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, a parachute display by the Royal Navy, Army and RAF and the Red Arrows performed an incredible aerobic display.  

Red Arrows display
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Weather: Dry with sunny spells

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

A cloudy start to the day but staying dry with some good spells of sunshine. 

Feeling warm in the sun with highs of 18C (64F)

Latest Headlines: Hull East MP resigns from shadow cabinet

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire on Monday morning:

  • Hull North MP Diana Johnson has resigned as Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth Office minister
  • Police in Hull search for three thieves who stole a bike from a woman at knife point as she cycled to work on Friday morning
  • Organisers of the national armed forces day event in Cleethorpes say its been a huge success with more than 180,000 turning out

BreakingHull North MP Diana Johnson resigns

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Diana Johnson the MP for Hull North has resigned as Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth Minister.  

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Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Happy Monday! 

Welcome to a brand new week and today's live coverage for Hull and East Yorkshire on Monday 27 June.

I'll be with you until 1800 with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from across the county. 

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