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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 20 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Caroline Brockelbank

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye: Five things we learned today

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Thanks for being with us today, we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow.

In the meantime lets look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

  • There was a boost of almost £8m for Hull children's mental health services
  • Unemployment has fallen in our region
  • The Breighton airfield helicopter victims are making good progress
  • Hull City seem to be very very unlucky with injuries

And speaking of the Driffield Show, this cow had the right idea in the heat by cooling off with some wet towels. A tip for tomorrow maybe? Thanks to John Gaskin for sending in the photo.

Cow cooling off with wet towels
John Gaskin

Coming up on Look North

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

BreakingSport: Hull City confirm takeover talk on hold

Mike White

Sports Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

The club have received a statement in the last half an hour where they say the decision has been taken to ensure stability during the transfer window. 

It goes on to say that the owners intend to continue discussing a sale to interested parties in September.

Man got into trouble walking out of Bridlington sea

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

The Humber coastguard have confirmed that they assisted with a rescue operation on Bridlington beach today.

They say a man who had been in the sea got into trouble when he was walking out of the sea.

It's still unclear what happened to the man.

Humberside Police training more officers in rural crime

Sarah Corker

BBC Look North

Twenty six serving officers have recently been given training in how to deal with crimes like fuel theft, poaching and hare coursing. 

It's one of the major talking points at East Yorkshire's biggest agricultural show in Driffield today.

Dog chasing a hare
PA

Our biggest issue in the East Riding and North Lincolnshire is hare coursing and we get people who travel from all parts of the country to run dogs on land for betting activity."

PC Julie TurrellHumberside Police

RNLI assist paramedics on Bridlington North Beach

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

The RNLI have told us their lifeboat was launched this afternoon to help with a medical incident at Bridlington North Beach.

Paramedics and lifeguards were in attendance and it's not clear yet what the incident was or whether anyone has been injured.

RNLI lifeboat launched in Bridlington

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

There has been an incident in Bridlington which means the RNLI lifeboat has been launched.

No more information yet but we'll bring you more details as we get it.

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Breighton airfield helicopter crash victims 'making good progress'

Stuart Harratt

BBC Local Live

Five men injured in a helicopter crash in East Yorkshire airfield are "making good progress", the airfield's operators have said.

The men suffered head, back, chest and leg injuries in the incident at Breighton Aerodrome, near Selby, on Sunday.

Helicopter which crashed
BBC
The former military Alouette helicopter crashed during what was described as a private flight

Headlines this afternoon

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • A man who murdered a Grimsby man in a vicious attack is starting a life jail sentence this afternoon
  • A 28-year-old man has suffered serious head injuries after an attack on the Nunsthorpe Estate in Grimsby yesterday evening
  • A former chaplain of a Roman Catholic children's home in East Yorkshire has launched an appeal against his 15 year jail sentence for abusing boys

Former East Yorkshire chaplain launches appeal against 15 year jail sentence

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Anthony McCallen, a former chaplain of a Roman Catholic children's home in East Yorkshire was convicted in January of 11 serious sexual offences against children but he claims his sentence was too harsh.

His crimes took place while he was the priest at a home near Market Weighton during the 1980s. 

Councillor 'sorry' for Cleethorpes paddling pool closure

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Cleethorpes paddling pool has been closed since yesterday after North East Lincolnshire Council were made aware of problems at the plant room.

A specialist firm have been asked to provide a full breakdown of the costs and timescales to bring the pool back into use and the paddling pool will be closed until further notice. 

I’m personally really, really sorry we’ve had to close the paddling pool at the start of the school summer holidays, but the fact is that we’ve got to protect children and families in terms of health and safety."

Councillor Hazel ChaseCabinet Member for the Visitor Economy

Weather: Yellow warning for rain

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Abbie Dewhurst has the afternoon weather forecast.

Traffic and travel: Train delays possible between Hull and Bridlington

BBC Travel

BreakingSport: Captain Dawson set for three months out

Mike White

Sports Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Sport: More injuries at Hull City

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City have already been plagued by injuries and the season hasn't even begun.

Six players are currently recovering from injuries and operations.

Plus Moses Odubajo and Harry Maguire are having appointments to see consultants later today.

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Man attacked with 'weapons' in Grimsby

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A 28-year-old man has serious head injuries after an attack on the Nunsthorpe Estate in Grimsby yesterday evening.

Humberside Police say weapons were used and believe a group of people may have been involved and are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

The incident happened on Winthorpe Road (pictured) at 21:15. 

The 28-year-old is at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital where his condition is serious but stable.

Winthorpe Road, Grimsby
Google

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Driffield show well underway

BBC Radio Humberside

We've been at the Driffield show today broadcasting live.

If you're not there today, here's a little taster of the show:

Cows at Driffield Show
BBC
Child on tractor and mad hatter display
BBC
Child climbing tractor and child stroking a sheep
BBC

Police respond to Grimsby murder conviction

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Detective Chief Inspector Wendy North said: "After careful consideration of the evidence the jury have found Steven Beaumont guilty of the brutal murder of Billy Baker.

"Beaumont showed nothing but contempt for Billy during the investigation and when faced with the evidence presented during the trial chose not to take the stand or provide any answers in his own defence.

"Beaumont will now serve a minimum of 18 years before he can be considered for parole. Our thoughts remain with Billy's family and hope that they may begin to move forward now."

Man sentenced to life in prison for Grimsby murder

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A man has been jailed for life for the murder of a Grimsby man. 

64-year-old Billy Baker was just 4ft 6inches and weighed 6.5 stone at the time he was murdered in his home in Weelsby Street in January. 

Police say he suffered a sustained and vicious attack and the multiple injuries he sustained left him with no chance of survival.   

Steven Beaumont has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 18 years. 

Climate change could mean 'new opportunities' for east coast fisherman

Chris Arundel

BBC Radio Humberside

Climate change may provide fishermen on the east coast with new opportunities as new species of fish and shellfish move into the area due to climate change. 

That's according to the Director of Hull University's Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, Professor Mike Elliott. 

It's just been announced the Institute is to take part in a Europe-wide research project investigating the effect of climate change on Europe's fishing industry.

University of Hull
Google

Rural Patrol Guide for Humberside Police

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

To coincide with Rural Crime Week all officers in Humberside Police will be issued with a Rural Patrol Guide.  

The 44-page guide is full of legislation and advice that will help officers deal with cases of wildlife and rural crime.  

Rural Patrol Guide
Humberside Police

Officers based in the town or city centre may be called to deal with a rural incident and aren't always familiar with the processes and legislation at their disposal. The guide provides them with clear information on how to deal with wildlife and rural crime."

PC Julie TurrellForce Wildlife & Rural Crime Officer

Headlines this lunchtime

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines from our East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire newsroom:

  • Life in prison for killer who brutally murdered a Grimsby man
  • Unemployment has fallen in our area over the past three months
  • A man has appeared at Beverley Magistrate's Court today charged with the murder of an East Yorkshire Horse trainer

Breighton Airfield has 'exceptional safety record' despite recent crash

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Breighton Airfield have issued a statement on their website after five people were seriously injured in a helicopter crash three days ago.

They say the aircraft involved in the crash was a visitor to Breighton and it's unclear how the accident happened but investigations are ongoing.

They added that their thoughts are with the friends of those injured but they highlight that Breighton is a very safe airfield with an exceptional safety record.

Helicopter which crashed
BBC

Unemployment falls in Yorkshire and the Humber

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

The latest unemployment figures are out and it's good news for our region. 

The number of people out of work in Yorkshire and the Humber is down by 16,000 between March and May to 151,000. 

Job centre
Getty Images

There’s good news in Yorkshire and the Humber, where there are now over 2.5m people in work and a record number of women in work."

Damian HindsEmployment Minister

Man appears in court charged with murder of East Yorkshire woman

Louise Wheeler

BBC Look North

Appearing at Beverley Magistrates Court this morning, 21-year-old Daniel Edwards, of King Street in Hornsea, spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth. 

He has been remanded in to custody to appear at Hull Crown Court on Friday. 

Humberside Police say they were called to Grange Farm at Seaton just before 19:00 on Friday after 60-year-old Fiona Southwell (pictured) was found dead.

Fiona Southwell
Humberside Police

'Best day of the year for Driffield'

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

Thousands are expected to attend the Driffield show today and the Mayor of the town has been telling me that it's a big day for the area.

It's the best day of the year for Driffield bar none. It's a superb showcase for Driffield, it brings a lot of people into the area and allows local businesses to demonstrate everything they do."

Mark BlakestonMayor of Driffield
Machinery at the Driffield Show
BBC

Headlines this morning

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Almost £8m is on the way to Hull to help young people with issues such as anxiety and body image
  • Hull City Council say they're "exploring the options" for the future of a water play area in East Park
  • Residents and visitors to Hull will have more chances to go to the city's museums and galleries next year thanks to extended opening hours announced today

Hull's museums and gallery opening hours extended for 2017

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

People visiting Hull in 2017 for its year as City of Culture will have more chances to go to the city's museums and galleries due to extended opening hours.

The council museums and Ferens Art Gallery (pictured) will open on Sundays and till 19:30 on Thursdays.

Ferens Art Gallery
BBC

The council says it will support the City of Culture programme and benefit the early evening economy.

Traffic and travel: Congestion around Driffield

BBC Travel

It's the Driffield show today and as you might expect there's a lot of traffic around the area.

There's very slow traffic on the A614 eastbound in Kirkburn between the Main Street junction and the A164. There's also very slow traffic on A614 southbound in Driffield between the B1249 Scarborough Road junction and the A164 junction.

Hull's water play areas opening soon

Gill Sennett

BBC Radio Humberside

In this warm weather many families are looking for somewhere to cool off.

Paddling pools at Ings Road and Alderman Park are open and the water play areas at West Park and Pickering Park will open this Saturday.

Hull City Council say they're currently "exploring options" for the use of the old water play area at East Park (pictured). 

East Park's old water facility
BBC

Thousands expected at Driffield Show

Amanda White

BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

I'm at the Driffield Show this morning where there's a huge range of events taking place.

Something that caught my eye is the farrier competition - looks like hot work!

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£7.8m for Hull children's mental health services

Carl Wheatley

BBC Radio Humberside

There's good news this morning about funding for young people's mental health services in Hull. 

The city council has been given £7.8m by the Big Lottery Fund. 

It'll mean that over the next five years services will be established to help young people deal with problems such as body image issues and peer pressure.

Image of girl with 'cyber bullying' written next to it
BBC

Weather: Warm and humid with chance of thundery showers

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Abbie Dewhurst has the forecast for Wednesday

Your headlines this morning

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines from our East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire newsroom:

  • Almost £8m cash for Hull to help young people with anxiety problems
  • A man is due in court charged with the murder of a 60-year-old woman
  • Thousands expected to attend the annual Driffield show

Murder charge after woman found dead at Seaton farm

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

A 21-year-old man has been charged with murdering a riding instructor who was found dead at a farm in East Yorkshire.

The body of 59-year-old Fiona Southwell was found at Grange Farm in Goxhill Lane, near Seaton, at about 19:00 BST on Friday.

Daniel David Edwards, of King Street, Hornsea, is due to appear at Hull Magistrates' Court later.

Fiona Southwell
Humberside Police

Traffic and travel: Congestion near South Cave

BBC Travel

No major disruptions this morning but there's slow traffic on A1034 northbound in South Cave between the A63 junction and the Church Street junction due to roadworks.

Good morning: Join us for today's Live coverage

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Good morning and welcome to BBC Local Live for Wednesday 20 July.

I'm Caroline and I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the area throughout the day.

Thanks to Weather Watcher nickbhs for sending us this sunset over Beverley.

If you've got anything you want to talk about please get in touch and let us know what's happening where you are, by emailFacebook or Twitter

Sunset over Beverley
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