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  1. Live updates have finished on Friday 15 July 2016
  2. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume at 08:00 on Monday

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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. 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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Humberside Police warn cyclists about bike theft

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police sent this tweet warning against bike theft. Over six hundred bikes were stolen last summer.

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Headlines: Details for Hull City Council's savings plan revealed

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Details of how Hull City Council plans to make eight million pounds of savings over the next year have been revealed. It involves cutting up to 600 jobs, reviewing the way people with disabilities are cared for.
  • Humberside's Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter says he believes there is money available to recruit more police officers.
  • Hull City say no contracts have been drawn up regarding their sale to one of the consortiums interested in buying the club.

Hull City play first pre-season game against Grimsby Town

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City play their first pre-season match against Grimsby Town this evening. 

Admission to tonight's game is £10 for adults and £5 for concessions, with fans able to buy on the turnstiles.    

Hull City travel to Blundell Park
Hull City

Labour group challenges customer centre claims

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

The labour led Hull City Council has released a statement challenging claims that they are looking at closing all but one of their customer support centres to help them save £30 million by 2020. 

In the statement they say:

The Massive cuts to funding by the Government since 2010, which the Lib Dems were an enthusiastic part of until 2015, have already taken £104million from our budget and this rises to £134 million by 2019. We have to look at what we can afford to do.

Councillor Phil WebsterHull City councillor

Top events for Hull this weekend

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Hull What's on have tweeted what they believe is the top five things to do in the city this weekend. 

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Watch: Weekend weather forecast

BBC Weather

Here's the weather with Keeley.

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Here's the weather with Keeley

Labour MP pays tribute to Jo Cox on day of her funeral

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Scunthorpe MP Nic Dakin has sent a tweet paying his respects to Jo Cox on the day of her funeral.

The Batley and Spen MP, 41, was shot and stabbed shortly before she was due to hold a constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire on 16 June.  

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Watch: Fans react to Derby match

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull FC are back at the top of Super League following their derby win against Hull KR.

Fans give their reaction to the result. 

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Fans react to Hull FC going top of the Super League

Pokemon craze comes to BBC Hull newsroom

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Look North presenter Sarah Walton sent this tweet as the Pokemon craze comes to the BBC Hull newsroom. Is anywhere safe?

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Five school children treated by paramedics following coach crash

Phillip Norton

BBC News

A school teacher from Crowle was forced to grab the wheel of a coach after its driver was taken ill on the M1.

Five school children from the Axeholme Academy were treated by paramedics after the coach hit the central reservation near Junction 30 yesterday. 

The driver of the coach has been taken to hospital.

the incident happened on the M1
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Listen: How will Hull City Council save £30 million by 2020?

BBC Radio Humberside

Hull City Council have unveiled plans to save £30 million by 2020. But what services will be affected?

Clare Crooks explains:

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Clare Crooks explains some of the areas being considered

Friday fun from the Deep

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

The Deep have sent this tweet. Can you tell what animal it features?

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Hull City deny take over speculation

Simon Clark

Sports Editor BBC Radio Humberside

Hull City says no contracts have been drawn up regarding their sale to one of the consortiums interested in buying the club. 

Sources had told the BBC that contracts were being drawn up by the relevant parties. 

 An American group and two others have been in talks with the Allam family about acquiring the club since the play-off final in May.

Hull City
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Man suffers facial injuries following assault in Bridlington

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

A man suffered minor facial injuries after an alleged assault in an alleyway in Bridlington.

The 26-year-old victim had left a nightclub at around 4.30am on Saturday 9 July.

He was walking along the Promenade, when he spotted a group of men and a woman.

It is said the group followed him into an alleyway, close to the late night pharmacy, where he was assaulted by the woman.

Humberside Police to launch rural crime awareness week

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police have announced that they'll be running a rural crime awareness week from the 17-24 July.

Rural crime awareness week
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Headlines: 600 jobs to go from Hull City Council by 2020

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Hull City Council is to cut 400 more jobs on top of 200 job losses announced in February. They say they need to save a total of £30 million by 2020.
  • The BBC understands that Hull City looks close to being taken over by an American consortium.
  • The victim of a fatal car collision near Beverley has been name by Humberside Police as Paul Wardell.  

Humber School Games gets underway in Hull

BBC Radio Humberside

Mike White is at the Humber School Games where children have been taking part in the opening ceremony. 

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Victim named following fatal collision near Beverley

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police have named the victim of a fatal road collision on Dog Kennel Lane near Beverley. 

30-year-old Paul Robert Wardell from Hull, died in the collision after the silver coloured Ford Fiesta he was driving collided with an orange Mercedes tipper truck.

The incident happened on Tuesday 12 July. 

We as a family are deeply saddened and shocked at the untimely death of our son, brother and uncle, Paul. He was a lovely, caring and loving lad who shall be greatly missed by all who knew him. The family request privacy at this distressing time, thank you

Family of Paul Wardell
Paul Wardell
Humberside Police

Bridlington leisure centre won't have junior swim cards for children

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

Junior Swim Cards allow six weeks of unlimited summer swimming in East Riding Leisure Centres for children, at the bargain price of £22. 

However the new multi-million pound leisure centre in Bridlington isn't included. 

Bridlington leisure world say the pass is aimed at leisure centres, whose swimming pools are quiet during the summer months.

Families we spoke to say they're not happy about the exclusion.

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Listen: Humberside PCC to use reserves for more police officers

BBC Radio Humberside

The Humberside police and crime commissioner has told BBC Radio Humberside he plans to increase the numbers of police officers right across the region. 

Keith Hunter says the recruitment drive will be paid for, by using part of a reserve of £30 million that was built up under his predecessor. 

He says he's looking at bringing in people for different roles.

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Keith Hunter says he'll use £30 million to recruit more officers

Hull FC go top of Superleague following derby win

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull FC moved back to the Super League summit with a thrashing of Hull KR that also denied their rivals a Super League regular season top eight spot.

Rovers will now finish in the bottom four, who will face four Championship clubs in the post-split Qualifiers.

"I'm really pleased, we got our fluency back in our performance and intent in physicality, it was something we highlighted.

Lee RadfordHull FC Coach
Hull FC go back to top of Superleague
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Headlines: Hull City Council announces £8million savings plan

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Hull City Council are planning to  save £8 million by the year 2020. One of the proposals looks at reducing the number of customer service centres to one. 
  • A group who will look at reducing the flood risk from the River Hull will meet for the first time today.
  • Hull FC are back at the top of the Super league following theIR derby win against Hull KR

Scunthorpe United pre-season training in Austria

BBC Humberside Sport

Scunthorpe United have released this video of the team training in Austria.

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Watch: Tickton's Kyle Edmund in David Cup action

BBC Humberside Sport

Kyle Edmund from Tickton in East Yorkshire will lead Britain's defence of the Davis Cup this weekend.

Edmund, who lost in the first round at Wimbledon, is ranked higher than his Serbian opponent Janko Tipsarevic. 

The 21 year old made his Davis Cup debut in the final at the end of last year.

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Kyle Edmund will play Serbian opponent Janko Tipsarevic.

Setts being sold on Gumtree 'are not from Hull's Old Town'

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

It was spotted online that someone was advertising some Setts, which are granite paving blocks, claiming they were from Hull's old town.

Hull City Council have confirmed they're not from the Old Town and the cobbles are currently in a secure compound ready for re-laying. 

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Concerns over number of hotels in Hull in time for City of Culture

BBC Radio Humberside

There are fears there won't be enough hotel rooms to cater for the extra hundreds of thousands of tourists expected for City of Culture.

Two major new hotel developments that were expected to be open for 2017 have now told the BBC that they won't be open in time for the start of next year. 

Work has also been delayed on a new Hilton Hotel on Ferensway but they say they will start work next month and be open by the end of the year.

Hull City Centre
BBC

Antiques Roadshow comes to East Yorkshire

Amanda White

BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Final preparations are being made before the Antiques Roadshow comes to East Yorkshire this weekend.

If you have an item you want valued, you can head to Burton Constable on Sunday for free between 9:30 and 4:30.

Antiques Roadshow comes to East Yorkshire
BBC

Great Yorkshire Show visitor numbers to be unveiled

Paul Murphy

BBC Look North

The organisers of this years Great Yorkshire Show say official visitor numbers should be high when they're are announced later. 

Thousands of people attended the event over the last three days in Harrogate.

Nigel Pulling is one of the organisers from The Yorkshire Agricultural society.

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Organiser Nigel Pulling says he's pleased with the number of visitors they've attracted

On Today's Burnsy show

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

I will be speaking to Humberside's Police and Crime Commissioner Keith Hunter on how he is settling into his new role.

You can tweet me any questions you might have for him.

Tune in from 9 this morning. 

Listen: Hull City Council unveil plans to save £8 million

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

There's proposals out today about how Hull City Council plan to save £8m over the next four years.

Among the potential savings are a closure of all but one of the customer service centres and a reduction in council staff numbers. 

The authority warn further cuts are on the way and blame financial pressures from central government. 

Mike Ross is the leader of the opposition Lib Dem Group on the Council.

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Lib Dem Councillor Mike Ross says frontline services will be affected

Headlines: Concerns over the number of hotels in Hull for City of Culture

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

  • There are fears there won't be enough hotel rooms to cater for the extra hundreds of thousands of tourists expected for City of Culture.
  • Hull City Council have set out how they plan to save £8 million by the year 2020, with a warning of further budget cuts to come. 
  • Final preparations are being made before the Antiques Roadshow comes to East Yorkshire this weekend.

Watch: Today's weather forecast

BBC Weather

Here's the weather with Clare

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Here's the weather with Clare

Join us for today’s live coverage

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Good morning and welcome to Local Live for East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire on Friday 15 July.

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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