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  1. Updates on Thursday 4 August 2016

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Goodbye: Five things we learnt today

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

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

Lets look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning...

  1. There's been a bomb disposal squad in Bridlington today because of reports of illegal chemicals
  2. Humberside Police have admitted failing a domestic abuse victim
  3. Hessle Town Council aren't happy with plans for the Humber Bridge site
  4. A migrant theatre, partly set up by a Hull man, is currently in London
  5. And the Hull City team are looking short on numbers

And thanks to our weather watcher Avocet for sending in this stunning picture from Bempton.

Bempton cliffs
Avocet

Hull-based MEP hoping to become UKIP's new deputy leader

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

The party is holding a leadership contest to replace Nigel Farage, who announced he was stepping down after the EU referendum. 

There are six contenders vying to become the new leader. 

Mike Hookem
BBC

Mike Hookem (pictured) is backing fellow MEP Bill Etheridge for the job and has been promised the role of deputy leader should he win. 

Sport: Hull FC coach Lee Radford gives updates on injuries

Mike White

Sports Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines this evening

Louise Jackson

BBC Radio Humberside

  • A 54-year-old man's been arrested in Bridlington after reports of illegal chemicals being stored at a property
  • A man has been found guilty of murder after a stabbing in Hull
  • Council leaders in North East Lincolnshire have hit back at claims that devolution isn't the best way forward for the area

Weather: Showers easing overnight

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Any remaining daytime showers will gradually fade away, with winds also easing. 

Most places will then be dry but rather cloudy for much of the night, before clear spells develop by Friday morning. 

Minimum Temperature: 14 Deg C (57 Deg F)

Weather graphic
BBC

Radius of homes evacuated in Bridlington

Crispin Rolfe

Reporter BBC Look North

Some homes along Oxford Street and Cambridge Street have been evacuated after reports of illegal chemicals being stored at a property on Oxford Street.

Houses that are within 100 metres squared radius of the property have been evacuated.

Map of Oxford Street
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Properties evacuated in and around Oxford Street

Crispin Rolfe

Reporter BBC Look North

Properties within a 100 metres squared radius of the house on Oxford Street have been evacuated.

Those evacuated have been taken to the Bridlington Spa until further notice.

It's after a 54-year-old man was arrested after reports of illegal chemicals being stored at a property on Oxford Street.

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Traffic and travel: Accident at B1216 Scunthorpe

BBC Travel

B1216 Old Crosby in Scunthorpe partially blocked and slow traffic at the B1431 Normanby Road junction because of an accident on the roundabout. 

Residents evacuated to Bridlington Spa

Crispin Rolfe

Reporter BBC Look North

Bomb disposal squad in attendance in Bridlington

Crispin Rolfe

Reporter BBC Look North

Man found guilty of murder after Hull stabbing

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

21-year-old Louis Thomas Fowler of Westbourne Avenue Hull has been found guilty of one count of murder at Hull Crown Court.

He was found guilty by a majority verdict for murdering Jason Kowalski (pictured) outside a house on Westbourne Avenue in February. He will be sentenced tomorrow.

Jason Kowalski
Humberside Police

Police are appealing for help in locating Agita Krieva in Hull

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Agita Krieva
Humberside Police

Police are concerned for 52-year-old Agita Krieva's (pictured) safety after she was last seen at 10:30 on Wednesday.

Agita Krieva is described as being of Latvian origin and is thought to be in the Hull area.

Bridlington man arrested for storing illegal chemicals

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

A 54-year-old man's been arrested in Bridlington after reports of illegal chemicals being stored at a property. 

Houses on Oxford street were evacuated as a precaution and specialist officers attended the scene.

Oxford Street
Google

Sport: A very small team photo for Hull City

BBC Humberside Sport

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@DavidMeyler7 @TheCurtisDavies @Huddz8 @29_JL @robsnodgrass7 Someone better tell Leicester we only play 9v9 at Kcom Stadium 😂😂

@DavidMeyler7 @Huddz8 @29_JL @robsnodgrass7 @andrewrobertso5 @TheCurtisDavies @samclucas haha any sheep farmers up there you can grab #11

Migrant theatre heads to London

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

When Joe Robertson from Hull travelled to the migrant camp in Calais, France known as "The Jungle" - he intended to write a play. 

Instead, he teamed up with a writer from Leeds to set up the camp's very own theatre and this week it will be in London.

Theatre dome at South Bank in London
BBC

Headlines this lunchtime

Louise Jackson

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Hessle Town Council have rejected plans for a glass elevator taking passengers to the top of the Humber Bridge
  • Humberside Police says it let down a victim of domestic abuse
  • A North East councillor says devolution will lead to even more layers of unnecessary government

Hull woman describes how events unfolded after stabbing in London

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a US citizen was killed and five other people were injured in a knife attack in central London.

London map
BBC

Ellie Cattle, from Hull, who was celebrating her 21st birthday, witnessed events unfold from her hotel window.

"I could see police - three police vans - coming down the road, and all I heard was them shouting 'Put it down, put it down'," Ms Cattle said.

"They sounded urgent for him to put it down. Then I heard what sounded like a gunshot, but it must have been the Taser. After that they just stopped shouting."

Sport: Hull FC's head coach Lee Radford ahead of tomorrow's game

Amanda White

BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Fire service recruitment drive for underrepresented groups

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

I've been down at Humberside Fire and Rescue Headquarters in Hull seeing if I have what it takes to become a firefighter.  

Lizzie Rose
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service

They're hosting a series of taster days for women and those from a minority ethnic background to encourage these underrepresented groups into the service. 

Hear how I got on tomorrow on breakfast.

Sport: Scunthorpe Utd on Look North later today

BBC Humberside Sport

Scunthorpe United are about to start their last season at the original Glanford Park before the new stadium opens in time for the following season.

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Manager defends Hull club's license extension

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

We talked yesterday about the Piper Club on Newland Avenue being granted a late licence until 3am on Saturdays and Mondays.

Not everyone's happy about it but Tom Thorp, the man who runs Piper, came in to head off any concerns:

We've got 14 years worth of experience running bars and nightclubs so we feel confident we can run it properly and we've put a lot of measures in place to make sure everyone is dispersed properly and the noise is kept to a minimum. We don't want to cause problems for residence."

Tom ThorpPiper Club

Attempted burglary at Beverley jewellers

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Humberside Police want help identifying three people who used a hand held power tool to try and get into a Beverley jewellers on 11 July. 

The attempted burglary happened at 02:50 and the three people didn't get into the jewellers as they were disturbed. 

Three people police wish to identify
Humberside Police

Your views on Hessle Town Council rejecting Humber Bridge redevelopment plans

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Hessle Town Council are being narrow minded and short sighted about this. I'm sure they could close the lift at peak teams to ease traffic"

Ian Latus

It doesn't matter what the town council think, they can only give an opinion anyway."

Michael Burton

Although a good idea, I think after a while the novelty would wear off... and I don't know if it would be long term financially viable, especially in light of the bridge still being in debt already. Traffic congestion and parking would also be an issue."

Aaron Howlett

I think it would be very disappointing if this didn't go ahead because it would be a huge attraction for the area... but I understand the concerns. There are congestion issues around Hessle."

Oliver Hudson

Traffic and travel: Congestion on A161 in North Lincolnshire

BBC Travel

There's queuing traffic on A161 High Street in Belton between the Jeffrey Lane junction and the Belgrave Close junction because of a traffic light failure.

Red Arrows training in our region

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Liberal Democrats concerned over devolution in Greater Lincolnshire

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Plans for devolution in Greater Lincolnshire are being slammed by some Liberal Democrat councillors in North East Lincolnshire. 

Those in favour of devolution say it's a chance for the area to take control of its own destiny but Liberal Democrat councillors say it could mean the eventual demise of North East Lincolnshire.

North East Lincolnshire Council
BBC

We'll create a position where at some time in the future it will be easy to abolish one of those layers of council and I wouldn't want North East Lincolnshire to be the one that was missing."

Liberal Democrat councillor Ian BarfieldNorth East Lincolnshire Council

Sport: Roberto Martinez ruled out as Hull City Manager

BBC Humberside Sport

There's continued uncertainty and confusion surrounding the vacant manager's position at Hull City this morning. 

Roberto Martinez
PA

Bookmakers odds shortened on Wales boss Chris Coleman again late last night, whilst Gianfranco Zola is believed to be holding further talks with the club's owners. 

However, one City target who won't be replacing Steve Bruce is Roberto Martinez (pictured) after he was named the new boss of the Belgium national side.

Hessle Town Council reject plans for Humber Bridge redevelopment

Hessle Town Council have rejected plans for the redevelopment of the Humber Bridge which would see a new visitor centre, glass elevator, lifts, gondolas, viewing platforms and extra parking at the site.

The application has been rejected because there's very little car parking and there's been very little thought put in to the long term effect if the attraction is very successful."

Councillor Margot SuttonChair of Hessle Town Council and Hessle Town Mayor
Humber Bridge
DAVID NEVE

The Humber Bridge Master has said they're grateful to Hessle Town Council for their input and they'll now seek to meet with them to talk through any concerns. They added that they feel the development has a huge amount of support from the region.

Neighbourhood plan for Newington Ward

James Piekos

Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

I've been on Anlaby Road in Hull this morning finding out about the new neighbourhood plan they're putting together.

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Weather: Scattered showers

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Weather graphic
BBC

Cloud will break at times through the day to allow some sunshine but with scattered showers likely to develop across our region. 

Maximum Temperature: 21 Deg C (70 Deg F)

Humberside Police fail domestic abuse victim

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

The victim says she was forced to go to great lengths to get help.

Headlines this morning

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

  • An area of Hull which has suffered urban decay and deprivation wants more control over its future
  • A victim of domestic violence says she was passed from pillar to post as she tried to get help
  • Plans for devolution in Greater Lincolnshire are being slammed by some Liberal Democrat councillors in North East Lincolnshire

Hull ward taking back control

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

An area of Hull which has suffered urban decay and deprivation wants more control over its future. 

Anlaby Road
BBC

A community group in the Newington Ward is looking to establish a Neighbourhood Plan which will take in West Park and parts of Anlaby Road.

Its currently in its early stages of consultation but could give local people more power over planning if it gets the go-ahead.

Join us for today's live coverage

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

Good morning and welcome to our live page on Thursday 4 August.

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

Please get in touch and let us know what's happening where you are, by emailFacebook or Twitter.

Below is a picture sent to us yesterday evening of Hedon - maybe there's a pot of gold somewhere in the town?! 

Hedon
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