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  1. Live updates have finished on Tuesday 26 July 2016

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By Kimberley Metcalfe

All times stated are UK

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Five things we learned today

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Thank you for joining me today on our live feed across East Yorkshire and the Humber. 

Have yourself a splendid evening and I'll be back tomorrow morning at 0800 with all the latest news, travel, weather and sport updates.

  • One in ten Humberside Police Officers are off work with mental health illnesses
  • Five people had to be rescued by the RNLI after they were cut off by the tide at Flamborough last night
  • Cirque Bijou want you to take part in their umbrella project for the Freedom Festival
  • Energy Company Drax posted a 42% drop in profits for the first half of this year
  • Tophill Low nature reserve is to get a new wildlife viewing centre

We always love to hear from you, please feel free to contact me about anything at all.

Coming up on BBC Look North this evening

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Join Peter Levy on Look North this evening with all the latest news from across East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Here he is with what's coming up at 1830 on BBC 1.

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Can't cook won't cook? Get involved

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Environmental & Management Solution is a charity that does some fantastic work within the local community around Hull.

This summer they're offering FREE... yes that's FREE cookery workshops.

Open to everyone, the sessions are designed to be child-friendly so parents, grandparents and carers are encouraged to bring their children along and learn together.

The idea is that you'll learn how to make simple meals that are inexpensive and easy to cook. Have a look at the details below.

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Latest headlines: Death confirmed following helicopter crash and Humberside police officers suffering with mental health

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

  • The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has confirmed that one of the five men injured in a helicopter crash at Breighton airfield has died
  • One in ten Humberside Police officers are off work suffering with mental health illnesses like stress, the force has the third highest rate of this type of sickness
  • Five people were rescued by the RNLI last night after they were cut off by the tide at Flamborough 

Evening weather: Cloudy with some rain

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

A cloudy evening, with outbreaks of rain soon spreading across the area. 

These turning persistent through the first half of the night, and also rather heavy in places, before clearing southeastwards through the early hours of Wednesday morning.  

Mild temperatures 17C.

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Listen: North Landing described as 'hotspot' by the RNLI

Laura Foster

BBC Look North

The RNLI in Flamborough is urging people to check the tide times this summer after they had to rescue five people who were stranded on some rocks. 

The group got cut off by the tide on North Landing. 

I spoke to the lifeboat charity earlier, they said this does happen a lot in this particular area.

Police release CCTV images after man attacked in pub car park

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

A man has suffered serious head injuries in a pub car park in Scunthorpe.

Police have now released CCTV stills of three people who were walking by at the time of the altercation.  

It happened in the early hours of Sunday morning at Queensway public house on Ashby Road. 

It's believed the 32 year old was involved in a fight with a number of people beforehand. He's at Hull Royal Infirmary in a stable condition.

Three people caught on CCTV
Humberside Police

Latest headlines: Death confirmed following helicopter crash and Grimsby Town disappointed trouble at match was not averted

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

  • Five people had to be rescued by the RNLI after they were cut off by the tide at Flamborough last night

Safety advice for Pokemon Go players

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Pay attention Pokemon Go players! 

The last thing we want is you doing yourself a mischief, wise words from Humberside fire and rescue. 

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Be part of the Freedom Festival in Hull

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Now, we all know how to work an umbrella. And hands up if you've danced like Gene Kelly in the rain?

Cirque Bijou's umbrella project is something you can get involved in as part of the Freedom Festival

They're calling on you to get together with other performers in a colourful, choreographed display of illuminated over-sized umbrellas.

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BreakingAAIB confirm one person died following helicopter crash

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

The Air Accident Investigation Branch has confirmed that one person involved in the helicopter crash at Breighton Airfield has died.   

Five men were injured earlier this month when the helicopter they were in crashed as it came into land.

Police at Breighton airfield
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Grimsby Town-Sheffield United football disorder plan 'failed miserably'

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

Grimsby Town has said efforts to work with police to control disorder at a match, which left two police officers injured, "failed miserably".

Glasses, bottles and other items were thrown after a pre-season friendly between the Mariners and Sheffield United on Saturday.

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Four people have been charged after the trouble at Blundell Park, Cleethorpes.

Humberside Police said its officers were "brought on duty early to assist in the policing operation".

Watch: Bus lane cameras catch out 25,000 drivers in Hull

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

They were installed only a year ago but new bus lane cameras in Hull City Council have already brought in £600,000 worth of fines. 

The eight cameras were installed on major routes into the city, and work only at peak times. Since then, 25,000 people have been caught using the bus lanes illegally. 

I've been out on Anlaby Road in Hull, next to one of those bus lanes and spoke to Doug Sharp from Hull City Council.

Weather: Cloudier this afternoon, risk of a shower

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Getting rather cloudy through this afternoon, you may catch one or two sunny spells, just a small chance of a shower. 

Maximum temperature 21C (70F) 

Latest headlines: Chief Constable of Humberside Police says a rise in crime is a good thing and RNLI save five people in Flamborough

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

  • The Chief Constable of Humberside Police has told BBC Radio Humberside that a rise in crime figures can be a good thing. Justine Curran says it means more people are reporting offences
  • The RNLI rescued five people last night who were cut off by the tide at North Landing in Flamborough
  • Energy company Drax has posted a 42% in earnings for the first half of this year

Listen: Chief Constable says a rise in crime figures can be a good thing

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

Earlier this morning the Chief Constable of Humberside Police, Justine Curran told BBC Radio Humbersde that a rise in crime figures can be a good thing. 

The force saw a 9% increase in violent and sexual crimes recorded. The average national rise was 21%.

Justine Curran says it means more people are reporting offences and that is something very positive

Paint brushes at the ready

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Tony Hart I am not.

But maybe you've got talent with the oils or pastels and want to get creative. Have a look at this exhibition Hull's Ferens Art Gallery is putting together for 2017. 

Imagine your work on the wall, casually sitting next to Pietro Lorenzetti, that would be something quite special.  

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Witness appeal following serious assault

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in the car park of the Queensway pub in Scunthorpe in the early hours of Sunday morning.

It is believed the 32-year-old man was involved in a fight with a number of people prior to sustaining a serious head injury. 

Officers are keen to locate anyone who witnessed the incident. 

Queensway pub car park
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New wildlife centre for East Yorkshire

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

A new £600,000 wildlife viewing centre is being built at a nature reserve near Driffield to bolster its reputation as one of the best bird watching spots in Britain. 

Tophill Low nature reserve, lies alongside the River Hull and is made up of a patchwork of woodland, marshland and grassland which provide a sanctuary for over 160 types of birds. 

Artisit impression
Yorkshire Water

The centre is due to open next summer with a new elevated view point over the reservoir, viewing gallery, telescopes and real time webcam footage showing live scenes from the reserve. 

It's hoped that the new attraction will boost visitor numbers and add value to the tourism sector in East Yorkshire. 

Flamborough RNLI rescues five people

Laura Foster

BBC Look North

Flamborough RNLI attended a report of what was thought to be three people cut off by the tide at North Landing. On approach it was apparent the casualties amounted to five people.

Luckily thanks to the sterling work the RNLI do, no one was injured and everyone returned to shore safely.

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Your pictures: A few clouds over Hedon

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Have a look at this picture taken by one of our Weather Watchers Bensmatt55 earlier this morning - enjoy it while it lasts Ben, cloud is building as we speak.

If you're not already signed up why not head to the BBC Weather Watchers site and upload your local reports. 

It's also the best way to get your photos to Keeley and Paul and they might just pop up on Look North! 

View across field in Headon
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Latest headlines: Profits halves for energy company Drax and young people say there's no support when looking for work

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

  • Energy company Drax has issued its interim results for the first six months of the year, which shows its profits have nearly halved
  • A report by The Prince's Trust, says that almost half of young people in East Yorkshire don't have any support when looking for a job
  • More than 200 Hull City Council workers who've volunteered for redundancy will be allowed to leave their jobs

Hull City Council makes £600,000 from bus lane fines

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

More than £600,000 has been raised in fines since Hull installed bus lane cameras a year ago. 

The eight cameras, installed on some of the main routes into the city have caught 25,000 people illegally using bus lanes. 

Top of the list for fines was Anlaby Road (south side) which caught almost 11,000 drivers on camera. 

The council says the money raised will be reinvested in public transport.

Bus lane warning on road
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Tennis: Kyle Edmund loses to Canadian wildcard Steven Diez in Toronto

BBC Sport

Tickton's Kyle Edmund suffered a surprise defeat by Canadian wildcard Steven Diez in the Rogers Cup first round in Toronto.

Diez, ranked 108 places below the Briton at 192 in the world, won 3-6 6-1 6-2 to claim his first victory in the main draw of an ATP tournament.

Edmund, 21, was playing for the first time since winning both singles rubbers in Britain's Davis Cup win over Serbia.

Kyle Edmund
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Travel: Accident on A159 in Scunthorpe

BBC Travel

A159 Oswald road in Scunthorpe is closed in both directions because of an accident. 

Also affecting A159 Howdens Hill between Station Road and Rowland Road. We'll keep you updated with the latest. 

BBC Travel map
BBC

Lets Big-Up-Brigg!

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Why? You may ask. 

Well, the town's MP Andrew Percy put a post on his facebook page saying he recently spent a delightful day there.

So I've been out this morning having a look for myself, I spoke to local councillor Rob Waltham who agreed with the positive comments.   

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Chief Constable of Humberside Police in the hotseat

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

Justine Curran, Chief Constable of Humberside Police  will be joining me live in the studio from 10:00.

I'll be talking to her about crime figures, police presence and future challenges within the force. 

If you've got a question you can get in touch with me on email or twitter.

Justine Curran
BBC

Profits down for energy company Drax

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

The energy company Drax has issued its interim results for the first six months of the year, which show its profits have nearly halved.

The results show the company earned £70 million pounds so far in 2016, but that's a big loss on the same period last year, nearly 42% down. 

The company says it's been hit by low energy prices.

Drax power station
BBC

Listen: Hull's Clinical Commissioning Group merge city's GPs surgeries

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

The number of GP practices across Hull has reduced by five during 2016.

It's due to a problem of attracting doctors to the area, as well as a reaction to a change in government demands for when GPs surgeries need to be open. 

Dr Dan Roper from the CCG says there will be advantages that will make the surgeries more effective.

Latest headlines: Profits halves for energy company Drax and half of young people say there's no support when looking for work

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

  • Energy company Drax has issued its interim results for the first six months of the year, which shows its profits have nearly halved  
  • A report by The Prince's Trust shows almost half of young people in our region say they don't have any support when looking for a job
  • More than £600,000  has been raised in fines since Hull installed bus lane cameras a year ago

Weather: Mostly dry day, risk of some showers later

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

A bright start with broken cloud and sunny spells, there is a risk of a few showers later in the day. 

Feeling pleasantly warm in any sunshine, highs of 21C (70F)

Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Hello and welcome to today's live coverage for East Yorkshire and the Humber on Tuesday 26 July. 

I'll be with you right through until 1800 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from our area. 

I'd really like to see any of your photos today and hear your news. If you'd like to get in touch you can email me here