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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 17 August 2016

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Goodbye and five things we learned today

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

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.  Scunthorpe swimmer Jack Burnell had his appeal turned down. 
  2. £65,000 worth of bikes were stolen across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire in July.
  3. Pensioners in our area are having to pay almost double their average income to be able to afford a care home.  
  4. The RSPB has hit out at a decision to expand the world's biggest wind farm off the East Yorkshire coast.  
  5. The owner of a broken down car in Hull city centre faces £500 worth of parking fines.

Scott and Sharon Balfour sent this picture of the sunset in Welton.

Welton sunset
Scott and Sharon Balfour

On tonight's Look North

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Here are the latest headlines from BBC Look North. Tune in to BBC One from 18:30 tonight.

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Sam Clucas signs new Hull City deal

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City have tweeted this clip with Sam Clucas following the news he has signed a new three year deal. 

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Local singer shows support for Jeremy Corbyn in Grimsby

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

£65k worth of bikes stolen in July

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

Listed Grimsby building could cost council extra £1m

David Harrison

BBC Radio Humberside

It could cost North East Lincolnshire council another £1m to repair a listed building in Grimsby.

The privately-owned Victoria Mills was evacuated in February when high winds caused structural problems. 

The local authority has already paid £1m to make it safe after its owners failed to so.

Victoria Mills was evacuated in February
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Traffic and travel news: Road closure after crash near Rimswell

BBC Travel

Road closures are currently in place following a serious collision involving a motorcycle and a tractor near Rimswell, Withernsea.

The collision happened shortly before 14:05 BST on Thirtle Bridge Lane.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area until further notice. 

Car accident in Rimswell
BBC

Police cordon in Cleethorpes as teenager takes to roof

BBC Radio Humberside

Car left in Hull faces £500 worth of parking tickets

Laura Foster

BBC Look North

The owner of this car in Hull is facing a hefty fine. It's been left on Osborne Street since the end of July and now has nine tickets stuck on the windscreen. The owner could have to pay around £500.

Hull City News: Same Clucas signs new three-year deal

BBC Humberside Sport

Your headlines this afternoon

Louise Jackson

BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines from our East Yorkshire and Humber newsroom:

  • Police have re-appealed for witnesses after a car overturned in East Yorkshire killing an 83-year-old woman and leaving an 81- year-old man in hospital 
  • The number of people out of work in Yorkshire and the Humber has fallen by 7,000
  • The average cost of staying in a care home in East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire is now double the average pensioner's income

Latest weather forecast

BBC Weather

Here's Abbie with the weather

Jack Burnell expresses disappointment

BBC Humberside Sport

Go behind the scenes of Hull City's first Premier League match of the season

BBC Humberside Sport

Wifi deal struck for Hull City Centre

Sarah Corker

BBC Look North

A deal has been struck between Hull City Council and a local firm to bring a new free wifi service to the centre of Hull. 

It should be available in time for City of Culture year 2017. 

The contract was awarded to the company Connexin.

Furquan Alamagir spoke to David Burns earlier:

Rehearsals taking place for Amy Johnson festival

Amanda White

BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Calls for government to provide more rural transport funding

Chris Arundel

BBC Radio Humberside

The government should provide more cash for rural buses not invite councils to bid for money to develop future transport technologies says the Campaign for better Transport. 

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council has proposed cutting bus subsidies by 40%.     

Unemployment in Yorkshire goes down

BBC Radio Humberside

Appeal following fatal collision

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police are re-appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the A614 Driffield bypass near Kellythorpe, which is believed to have occurred between 4pm and 5pm on Saturday 13 August.

Police were called at 8.20am on Sunday 14 August with reports that a silver coloured Ford B-Max Zetec had left the road and overturned before coming to a stop in a field.

The front seat passenger, an 83-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 81-year-old man, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and is receiving treatment at Hull Royal Infirmary.

A614 near Driffiled
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Your Headlines this lunchtime

Louise Jackson

BBC Radio Humberside

  • The number of people out of work in Yorkshire and the Humber has fallen by 7,000
  • A deal has been struck between Hull City Council and a local firm to bring a new free wifi service to the centre of Hull.
  • Scunthorpe Swimmer Jack Burnell's appeal against his Olympic Disqualification has been unsuccessful.

Scunthorpe swimmer Jack Burnell has appeal rejected

BBC Humberside Sport

Scunthorpe Swimmer Jack Burnell's appeal against his Olympic disqualification has been unsuccessful.

He was competing in the 10km marathon swim at the games yesterday afternoon when officials gave him two yellow cards.

Burnell says they were unjustified and another swimmer was grabbing his leg.

Jack Burnell has appeal rejected
BBC

Bikes worth an estimated £65,000 stolen in July

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police are urging the public to secure their bikes with a decent lock after 213 cycles were reported stolen in July with a combined estimated value of £65,023. 

In majority of case these have been stolen by opportunists who have spotted cycles left insecure; had poor quality locks or left in flimsy outbuildings.

The cost of the average bike stolen in Humberside was over £300 so it is not surprising that they are targeted by thieves, especially when left unlocked and on display in gardens, outside homes or while owners nip into shops."

Ch Insp Iain DixonHumberside Police

A recap of Jack Burnell's 10k Marathon swim

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Scunthorpe United second after win

BBC Humberside Sport

Tom Hopper scored a header and won a penalty to send Scunthorpe United second in League One with a 2-1 win at AFC Wimbledon, whose wait for a point continues this season.

Wimbledon almost led after 10 minutes, when Andy Barcham's looping cross hit the post, before Jake Reeves' rebound was deflected narrowly over.

But Scunthorpe broke the deadlock on 23 minutes, when Hopper headed in Conor Townsend's inch-perfect cross on the overlap.

Work to start on restoring East Yorkshire garden

Work will start soon on the restoration of an East Yorkshire garden that contains the national collection of Water Lillies.

A total of £750,000 will be spent on Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington over the next three years. 

The trust that runs the garden is looking for volunteers to help with the project.

Burnby Hall
Burnby Hall

Grimsby suffer defeat to Colchester

BBC Humberside Sport

Brennan Dickenson scored twice as Colchester held off a spirited Grimsby fightback to record their second successive win of the season.

Colchester's Luke Prosser hit the bar with a header before creating the hosts' opening goal after 10 minutes, heading the ball into the path of Dickenson, who swept home from inside the area.

Rally held in Grimsby to support Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn have held a rally in Grimsby.

Labour Party members face a choice between Mr Corbyn and Owen Smith in the contest to decide who should lead the party. 

Ballot papers will be sent out next week, with the result announced in September. 

A rally was held in Grimsby
BBC

Your headlines this morning

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines from our East Yorkshire and Humber newsroom this morning:

  • Supporters of Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn have held a rally in Grimsby
  • The RSPB claims a a decision to expand the world's biggest wind farm off the East Yorkshire coast could put hundreds of birds at risk. 
  • Scunthorpe swimmer Jack Burnell has his appeal against disqualification in Rio rejected.

Care home costs 'double pensioners average income'

BBC Radio Humberside

Pensioners in our area are having to pay almost double their average income to be able to afford a care home.

That's the findings of a new report by Prestige Nursing and Care.

They say that the yearly average care home fee in Yorkshire and the Humber is almost £30,000, over double the average pension income of almost 14,000.

Rachel, is from Hull, her family was told they wouldn't be able to afford the care home which best suited her mother's needs

People being warned of the dangers of cattle

People walking in the region have been urged to take care around cattle.

Five people are killed by cattle in an average year according to figures from the Health and Safety Executive with even more injuries unreported. 

Walkers are advised to avoid cattle and let their dogs run if cattle become agitated.

Amanda White has been to a farm this morning.

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RSPB criticises wind farm decision

Sarah Corker

BBC Look North

The RSPB has hit out at a decision to expand the world's biggest wind farm off the East Yorkshire coast.

The charity claims the decision by the government to give the go ahead to the Hornsea Two Project could put the lives of hundreds of birds at risk. 

Business leaders in the area have stressed the importance of the development.

The world's biggest off-shore wind farm has been given the go ahead
BBC

Traffic and travel News: M180 one lane closed

BBC Travel

  • M180 Lincolnshire: One lane closed on M180 westbound between Barnetby Top and Scawby.
M180 chas one lane closed
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Your headlines this morning

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines from our Humber and East Yorkshire newsroom:

  • Pensioners in our area are having to pay almost double their average income to be able to afford a care home
  • A company has been set up in Hull to hire out spare rooms to visitors during its year as City of Culture
  • The RSPB has responded to a decision to expand the world's biggest wind farm off the East Yorkshire coast

Company set-up to hire out spare rooms for City of Culture

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

A company has been set up in Hull to hire out spare rooms to visitors. 

Earlier this week we were discussing renting our spare rooms out for Hull City of Culture year 2017. 

Now Wunderhomes has been established, which prepares rooms in rented houses to be used by visitors.

People are being asked to advertise their spare room
BBC

Today's weather forecast

BBC Weather

Here's Abbie with the weather.

Join us for today’s Live coverage

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Good morning and welcome to Local Live for East Yorkshire and the Northern Lincolnshire  on Wednesday 17 August. I'm Jonathan and I’ll be bringing you the latest news, sport and travel from across the area throughout the day. Please get in touch and let us know what's happening where you are, by email, Facebook or Twitter