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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished on Thursday 21 July 2016

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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 let's look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

  1. Children in our region are more likely to be disengaged with education
  2. Hull City's Steve Bruce didn't get the England job
  3. Hull's Amy Johnson has been honoured with a plaque
  4. The falcons are back at Beverley Minster
  5. And who'd have thought it... stripping off has really helped to promote Hull

On that note, I'm off but not before I've shown you a lovely picture of a 'fly past' which Mitch sent into us from Bempton Cliffs.

Have a lovely evening.

Birds in Bempton
Mitch

Cleethorpes house prices falling

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Cleethorpes has seen the biggest percentage fall in house prices when compared with other seaside towns in the UK with house prices falling by 5.47%. 

The average price of a property in Cleethorpes is around £126,000 according to Zoopla. 

In contrast, Margate in Kent saw the biggest percentage rise at 12.54% with the average property costing £202,276.

Cleethorpes beach
Michiko Smith

Violent crime up 20% in Humberside Police Force area

David Harrison

BBC Radio Humberside

In the past year violent crime has risen by 20% in the Humberside Police Force area. 

Latest figures from March 2015 to March 2016 also show the number of robberies has risen by 31% and possession of a weapon is up by 9%. 

The number of sexual offences reported has also increased by 9%.

Humberside Police badge
BBC

Scunthorpe parks and Hull park retain Green Flag Award

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Kingsway Gardens and Woodlands Memorial Park and Crematorium in Scunthorpe and East Park in Hull (pictured) have all kept their Green Flag Awards.

The award, now celebrating its 20th year, recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country. 

East Park
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CCG covering parts of East Yorkshire in 'financial special measures'

BBC Look North, Yorkshire

The Vale of York CCG which covers parts of East Yorkshire such as Pocklington has been put into 'financial special measures'. 

It's because NHS England doesn't believe the Clinical Commissioning Group is providing a good enough service for patients. 

It's currently rated inadequate. 

Coming up on Look North

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Weather: Rain overnight

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Showers this evening should die away for a time, however cloud amounts will increase later, with some showery rain spreading in from the western parts, like Goole, after midnight. 

Temperatures should remain on the warm side given cloud cover.

Weather graphic
BBC

Beverley Westwood cycleway and footpath complete

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Work on a £265,000 cycleway and footpath across part of Beverley Westwood has been completed. 

The new route runs along the B1230 from Cartwright Lane to Broadgate. 

It's the final link in a network of routes connecting the town to nearby villages.

Child cycling along Beverley Westwood
BBC

Tracey Curtis Taylor: 'My whole life I've been inspired by Amy Johnson'

James Hoggarth

BBC Radio Humberside

A new plaque celebrating the life of Hull aviator Amy Johnson has been unveiled this afternoon. 

She was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930. 

Earlier I spoke to Tracey Curtis Taylor who recently flew around the world in a biplane as a tribute to Amy:

James speaks to Tracey Curtis Taylor who mirrored Amy Johnson's historic flight to Oz

City of Culture sign unveiled at Port of Hull

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A huge sign's been unveiled at the Port of Hull, welcoming people to the UK City of Culture 2017. 

The banner will be seen by passengers arriving on ferries from Rotterdam and Zeebrugge. 

It's part of a partnership between ABP which runs the port, and the City of Culture team.

City of Culture sign at Port of Hull
BBC

Hull's CCG could introduce online doctors appointments

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

People in Hull could soon be able to speak to their doctor via an online appointment. 

Hull's Clinical Commissioning group are considering introducing the idea.

Not everyone that sees a GP needs to. This software links direct from the practices website and the patient can seek help by answering a series of questions about their symptoms which means the GP can quickly work out the best way to help them."

Geoff DayOn the CCG board

Man dies following resuce attempt at Bridlington beach

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Humberside Police have confirmed that a 70-year-old man has died after he was recovered from the sea yesterday in Bridlington.

The RNLI lifeboat was launched to assist paramedics and the coastguard after the man was seen to be in trouble.

Plaque unveiled to honour Hull aviator Amy Johnson

Katy Austin

BBC Look North

A plaque has been unveiled to celebrate the life of Hull aviator Amy Johnson. She was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930. 

Amy's niece, Judith, was at the unveiling:

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Woman dies after falling off mobility scooter in East Riding

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

An 80-year-old woman has died after falling from her mobility scooter in the East Riding. 

She was riding along Beverley Road in Willerby on Tuesday 12th July when she suffered serious injuries. She died a week later in hospital. 

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened and in particular a woman - believed to be a nurse - who stopped to help.

Beverley Road, Willerby
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Traffic and travel: Vehicle fire on M180

BBC Travel

There's been another vehicle fire but this time on the M180 westbound between J5, A15 (Barnetby Top) and J4, A15 (Scawby). 

Humberside Fire and Rescue were on the scene at 14:21 and the fire was put out by 14:27.

A car on the hard shoulder was on fire so the motorway is still open but you may experience some delays.

Traffic and travel: A614 in Howden reopen

BBC Travel

Earlier we reported a van on fire on the A614 which was causing severe delays around Howden.

Humberside Fire and Rescue service say the fire was put out around 11:15.

The A614 has now reopened in both directions but there may still be some congestion in the area.

Local MP concerned over school funding

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A North East Lincolnshire MP has expressed concerns that pupils in the county could be worse off under plans designed to make school funding fairer. 

The new Education Secretary Justine Greening has delayed changes to the way schools' cash is allocated, saying she needs an extra year to get it right. 

MP Melanie Onn
BBC

Under the formula proposed by F40... schools in North East Lincolnshire suffer a £2.1m cut equivalent to more than £100 per pupil each year."

Melanie OnnGreat Grimsby Labour MP Melanie Onn

Weather: Sunny spells and isolated showers

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Sunny spells will lead to a largely fine afternoon, perhaps giving way to isolated showers during the day. 

Temperatures should not reach recent highs, but should still feel warm, with light winds throughout.

Weather graphic
BBC

Beverley estate agent fined for misleading adverts

A Beverley estate agent has been ordered to pay over £7,500 after admitting advertising holiday homes as permanent homes.

Paul Staniford, senior partner of Stanifords estate agents was caught after a trading standards officer saw an advert by Stanifords estate agents. The advert failed to include that the property was a holiday home only. 

Beverley Magistrates Court
Google

Paul Staniford, 61, of Main Street, Cherry Burton pleaded guilty to one charge of misleading advertising at Beverley Magistrates Court yesterday.

Archive footage of Beverley screened today

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

People in the Beverley are getting the chance today to see what their town was like decades ago. 

The British Film Institute's Britain on Film tour is coming to the town with two screenings of high quality archive films at the town's Parkway Cinema. 

Photo of times of screenings
BBC

Headlines this lunchtime

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • A man and a woman are in hospital with knife wounds after a what police describe as a domestic incident between the pair in Hull
  • A Grimsby care home has been placed in special measures and told it must improve
  • Hull City Council claims the Spencer Tunick Sea of Hull artwork generated £5.5m worth of news coverage

Sport: Hull City stand proposals halted

BBC Humberside Sport

Sea of Hull installation put city 'on the map'

Hull City Council claim Spencer Tunick’s Sea of Hull installation has generated £5.5m worth of news coverage for the city and reached a worldwide audience of 720 million people.

The findings are drawn from reports into the media reach of the installation.

Sea of Hull participants
BBC

The Ferens Sea of Hull commission has generated phenomenal interest for Hull putting us on the map nationally and internationally for all the right reasons."

Councillor Terry GeraghtyPortfolio Holder for Culture and Leisure and Chair of Hull Culture & Leisure

Grimsby care home 'must improve'

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A care home in Grimsby has been told it must improve following an inspection this month. 

The Garden House Care Home in Humberston has been put into special measures after a number of concerns regarding safety, including unhygienic conditions and out of date medication.

Hull boxer Tommy Coyle's rough ride in school

Carl Wheatley

BBC Radio Humberside

This morning on breakfast we were talking about young people living in our area being amongst the most likely to be disengaged with education.

Well Hull boxer Tommy Coyle spoke to us about his difficult school days:

Tommy chats about getting motivated to learn after troublesome school days.

Traffic and travel: Severe delays in Howden due to vehicle fire

BBC Travel

A 15 tonne van has caught fire on the A614 near California Gardens in Howden.

Humberside Fire and rescue were attended the scene at 10:27 this morning and are still trying to put out the fire.

Police are diverting traffic and there are severe delays in both directions on the A614 Thorpe Road junction and the Bellcross Lane junction.

Headlines this morning

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

North East Lincolnshire Council trying to get back £1m

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Months after residents were evacuated from a historic building in Grimsby the council is still trying to get back almost £1m which it spent on repairs. The owners of the Victoria Mills are being asked to reimburse the money which North East Lincolnshire has spent on making the former flour mill safe.

In February residents of part of the Victoria Mills building were evacuated due to high winds.

Victoria Mills building
Google

About 20 people were out of their homes for months but everybody's now back in their flats.

East Yorkshire man to appear in court for '666' incident

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A man from East Yorkshire is due to appear at Hull Magistrates Court today after the number 666 and a pentagram were sprayed on the grass at a graveyard.  

A 56-year-old Neil Adamson is charged with racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage.  

The incident at All Saints Church, in Burstwick took place last month.

666 pentogram
NIKKI DANBY WILLIAMSON

Man and woman stabbed during 'domestic incident' in Hull

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A 47-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman are in hospital with knife wounds after police were called to a domestic incident between the pair.

Police were called to Grafton Street in Hull yesterday at 20:45. 

No one has been arrested and neither is thought to have life threatening injuries.

Beverley Minster's peregrine falcons are back

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

I've been visiting Beverley Minster today where the peregrine falcons have returned.

The clue? Reverend Jeremy Fletcher (pictured) says they've been dropping bits of unwanted prey on the Minsters neatly-trimmed lawns.

Reverend Jeremy Fletcher outside Beverley Minster
BBC

Our young people among most disengaged

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

Young people living in our area are amongst the most likely to be disengaged with education, that's according to new research out today. 

The Careers & Enterprise Company looked at things like poor behaviour, attainment and truancy. 

They say a £12m mentoring scheme will help to tackle the problem.

Stock image of child writing
Getty Images

Plaque to honour Hull's aviator Amy Johnson

Leanne Brown

BBC Look North

A new plaque celebrating the life of Hull aviator Amy Johnson will be unveiled later today. 

She was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930. 

The event will be attended by Tracey Curtis Taylor (pictured) who flew around the world recently as a tribute.

Tracey Curtis Taylor
BBC

Your headlines this morning

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories in East Yorkshire this morning include:

  • Young people living in our area are among the most likely to be disengaged with education, according to new research out today
  • Councillors are due to meet to look at how they can get back almost £1m they've spent repairing a privately-run historic building in Grimsby
  • A new plaque celebrating the life of Hull aviator Amy Johnson will be unveiled later today

Sport: Steve Bruce misses out on England job

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has missed out on becoming the next England manager. 

Sam Allardyce is to be confirmed in the role within the next 24 hours

The Sunderland boss will succeed Roy Hodgson, who stepped down in the wake of England's disappointing Euro 2016 campaign. 

Steve Bruce (left) and Sam Allardyce (right)
BBC

Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Good morning and welcome to our Live coverage for Thursday 21 July.

I'm Caroline and I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the area until 18:00.

Thanks to Weather Watcher boothferry brian for sending us this stunning picture of the sunrise this morning in Goole by the M62 Ouse Bridge.

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.

Dawn at Westfield Banks and the M62 Ouse Bridge, near Goole
boothferry brian