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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume from 08:00 Tuesday
  2. Updates on Friday 26 August 2016

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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David Marshall

Hull City make their first summer signing with Cardiff City goalkeeper David Marshall joining for an undisclosed fee.

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Goodbye: Five things we learnt today

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

Thanks for joining us today. We'll be back on Tuesday at 08:00.

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

  1. Getting caught really can help turn your life around.
  2. Grimsby's skyline won't look the same tomorrow.
  3. After 100 year's it's probably about time to get a new Hull FC shirt!
  4. Queen Victoria may not have noticed if she'd been coronated in Beverley Minster.
  5. And Peter Levy is cool!
Peter Levy getting a selfie with a teenager

Have a good bank holiday weekend.  

Weather: What's in store?

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Here's the weather for this afternoon and for the bank holiday weekend:

Abbie Dewhurst has this afternoon's weather forecast

Were you robbed on Anlaby Road?

A woman who may have been robbed at a cashpoint in Hull before dragged by her arm along the road is being sought by police

Sainsbury's on Anlaby Road

The suspected robbery took place outside the Sainsbury's store on Anlaby Road just before 20:00 on Tuesday.

Neither the victim or offender were found by officers despite "extensive searches", police say.

The possible victim is described as white, aged between 40 and 50-years-old, about 5ft 5in tall with a large build and long grey hair in a ponytail down her back.

Travel: Accident on the A63

BBC Travel

There's slow traffic on the A63 west bound between the Mytongate roundabout and St Andrews Quay, because of an accident.

Travel Graphic

Who knew Peter was so cool?

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Just in case you missed him today, Look North's Peter Levy is in Hull tomorrow on his selfie tour.

He's been getting down with the kids in Lincoln today.

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And you can see Peter at the St Stephen's shopping centre tomorrow from 12:00 till 14:00.

Your headlines this afternoon

Louise Jackson

BBC Radio Humberside

  • Fifty elderly residents of the Westwood Park care home in Beverley have been given one month to find somewhere else to live
  • Eurovia, the company laying millions of pounds of new paving and roads in Hull city centre says it's sacked 27 workers in two months because they were under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Hull FC could win for the first time EVER at Wembley tomorrow  
Hull FC players celebrating a win
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Woman arrested after unexplained Hull death

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

A woman's been arrested following the sudden death of a 48-year-old man in Hull.

Ambulance workers reported Michael Logan's death on Saturday 20 August after they were called to an address in Mulcourt on the Orchard Park Estate. 

His death is being treated as unexplained and a police investigation is currently underway.

Michael Logan
Humberside Police
Michael Logan

The 36-year-old woman arrested in connection with the death is currently in police custody. 

Hull man in horsemeat court case

Paul Murphy

BBC Look North

A man from Hull is among three men charged with fraud in relation to the horsemeat scandal of three years ago. 

Alex Ostler-Beech who's 43 and from the Sutton area of Hull, Ulrick Nielson from London and Andronicos Sideras from Denmark will appear before City of London magistrates at the end of September.

Meat at a butchers with a no horsemeat sign

In 2013 UK supermarkets were at the centre of a horsemeat contamination crisis, with products labelled as beef and other meats were found to contain various amounts of horse flesh.   

Families of Beverley care home residents say the news is a bombshell

Caroline Bilton

BBC Look North

Fifty elderly residents of an East Yorkshire care home have been given one month to find somewhere else to live. 

The privately run Westwood Park care home in Beverley is closing. 

Residents' families have been told it's because of large property repair bills.

Colin Mitchell's mother in law Trudy is one of those being forced to move:

Colin Mitchell and his wife looking at a care home leaflet

We took three to four months finding the right home in the first place for Trudy. We've now got to go back to square one and carry out that process again, however there's another 49 families in the same boat."

Colin MitchellCare home resident's son

We are still waiting to hear back from Londesborough Healthcare Ltd who run Westwood Park.

East Riding Council says it will work closely with the care home's residents to help find them alternative accommodation. 

Hull city centre workers sacked for drink and drugs

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

The company behind the redevelopment of Hull city centre says it has sacked 27 workers over the past two months because they were under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Eurovia says it routinely tests all staff as part of health and safety standards. 

Road works in Hull city centre

Those sacked include both permanent staff and sub-contractors. 

The company says it's had no impact on the project.

It's the end of an era for Grimsby's East Marsh estate

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

The demolition of flats in Grimsby has started. 

Shoreline Housing is knocking down Comber Place in the East Marsh estate, as part of a major redevelopment of the town. 

It says the flats were unpopular, losing money and being vandalised. 

They'll be gone by the end of October, and the neighbouring tower blocks are expected to come down next year.

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Tim Bresnan

Yorkshire close to within five points of Division One leaders Middlesex by wrapping up a 305-run win over Nottinghamshire.

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Century-old Hull FC shirt is on its way to Wembley

David Burns

Presenter, BBC Radio Humberside

One Hull FC fan will be traveling to Wembley to watch tomorrow's Challenge Cup final in a shirt which belonged to her great granddad.

Emma Wrigley's shirt was originally worn by Gregor Rodgers who was in the squad in 1914.

I spoke to Emma earlier to find out more:

Hull FC can end Wembley 'curse' against Warrington - Paul Cooke

Matt Newsum

BBC Sport

Paul Cooke retired a player assured of a place in Hull FC's Challenge Cup folklore, but he would give anything to once again conjure a cup-winning moment against Warrington at Wembley on Saturday.

Paul Cooke
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And with it, end his former club's hoodoo at the national stadium - a victory that would again see the black and white half of Hull party in the streets and forever silence the other half of the city.

Cooke was the hero in the 2005 showpiece, crossing to put the Airlie Birds within a Danny Brough conversion of victory against Leeds Rhinos.

However, that success was at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium with Wembley being rebuilt - and not getting the chance to play at the national stadium remains a minor frustration in a fine career.

"If I could pull the kit on for one more game, this would be the one," the 35-year-old tells BBC Sport.

Weather forecast: A fine and dry afternoon

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

We should continue to see plenty of fine, dry weather this afternoon with broken cloud but also some good spells of sunshine.

It'll feel pleasantly warm in the sun with gentle to moderate westerly winds and highs of about 21C (70F). 

Weather graphic

Hull FC get ready for Challenge Cup final

BBC Humberside Sport

The players and staff of Hull FC are currently at Wembley Stadium doing their last training session and soaking up the atmosphere ahead of tomorrow's Challenge Cup Final.

Members of Hull FC
Hull FC

The club's bidding for a first ever win at the national stadium and full back Jamie Shaul says he hopes his second appearance in the final will bring joy:

Very, very confident this year...and hopefully we will get the win. We've got some great players at the moment, and the the likes of Sneyd as well and obviously Gaz are getting better and better with age. I'm just looking forward to the whistle going and getting out there."

Jamie ShaulHull FC player

And we'll have a special Sportstalk after 18:00 tonight on BBC Radio Humberside coming live from London ahead of that final at Wembley tommorow.

It's a bit like neighborhood watch...but for dog walkers

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

After a number of fires were started between Cleethorpes Leisure Centre and Pleasure Island between April and August, a new initiative's been launched in a bid to tackle suspicious activity.

The idea is to get dog walkers looking out for things like graffiti, fly tipping or people acting in a suspicious manner.

Police officers, and dog watch wardens with two dogs in Cleethorpes
Humberside Police

It's hoped Dog Watch will reduce the number of fires being started deliberately in the area.

Did you see what happened?

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

Carrier at centre of Hull tourist attraction plan heads for scrap heap

Jo Makel

BBC Look North

An aircraft carrier which Hull City Council had wanted to be re-homed on the Humber is to be sold for scrap

HMS Illustrious was decommissioned in 2014 and Hull City Council bid to take over the ship and maintain it as an attraction.

HMS Illustrious

The vessel would have been docked next to The Deep for Hull's City of Culture celebrations in 2017. 

It'll be scrapped in Turkey.

Hull midfielder says testing positive for cocaine saved career

Hull midfielder Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine was the "get out of jail free card" he needed to start to come to terms with the death of his son.

The 26-year-old failed a drugs test in May 2015, almost a year after his newborn son Jake Junior died.

The Football Association decided not to ban him because of "the unique nature of circumstances" involved.

"It was a young human being who got lost in circumstances and didn't know how to react," he's told Football Focus.

Beverley Minster makes it to the big screen

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

You might be getting used to seeing the TV cameras in Beverley, but this weekend you'll be able to see the final result of some of the latest filming.

The premiere of the ITV drama Victoria was partly filmed in Beverley. 

The series, starring Doctor Who's assistant, the actress Jenna Coleman, is based on the early life of Queen Victoria. 

Beverley Minister is standing in for Westminster Abbey:

Actors going into Beverley Minster

The series will open with a 90-minute episode on Sunday evening at 21:00 on ITV.

Excitement mounts as Hull FC head to Wembley

BBC Humberside Sport

Thousands of fans will be heading for London tomorrow in the hope they'll see Hull FC make history in the Challenge Cup Final

They face Warrington Wolves at Wembley Stadium. 

A mum, dad and son in Hull FC team kit

Warrington last lifted the trophy back in 2012, whereas a win for Hull FC would end their 11 year wait for Challenge Cup glory.  

The Townsend family in Hessle - Becks, Ben and Finlay - are among those preparing for the Wembley trip.

Mum Becks says: "We're nervous and apprehensive but we're really excited to get down there and see the atmosphere build up."

Peter Levy's selfie tour continues

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

He's been to Hornsea, Boston, Grimsby and Bridlington - and today BBC Look North's Peter Levy is in Lincoln for his "Selfie Tour"...which is proving quite popular:

Peter Levy poster advertising his selfie tour

You can get your picture taken with Peter and share your stories with him.

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If you don't fancy heading down to Lincoln, you can see Peter in Hull tomorrow at St Stephen's shopping centre.

Victory in sight for Yorkshire at Scarborough

Yorkshire have a chance of victory over Nottinghamshire today at Scarborough after Gary Ballance completed his second Championship century of the season on Thursday.

England batsman Ballance (101 not out) reached a 163-ball ton, containing 14 fours, as the hosts declared on 263-4.

Heavy rain yesterday meant play was called off for the day at 15:50, but with a day remaining, Yorkshire have given their hopes of a third Championship title in a row a major boost.  

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Your headlines across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Farmer driving his sheep on a quad bike

The top stories from our Hull newsroom so far this morning include:

Jewellery and silverware stolen in Bridlington burglary

Items of jewellery and silverware have been stolen from a house in Bridlington.

The theft took place between 14:15 and 15:15 on Tuesday from a house on Martongate after thieves smashed a side window.

A silver ladle and a large silver serving spoon were among the items stolen, say police.

A small dark car was seen parked near the cut through to Waterdale Close a short time before the burglary.

Anyone with information about the theft is being asked to contact police.

Hull City players support caretaker manager Phelan

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City's caretaker manager Mike Phelan has the support of the players and some would like to see him get the job permanently - that's according to Tigers defender Andrew Robertson. 

Phelan has guided City to two wins in their first two Premier League games, including a victory on the opening day against the champions Leicester City.

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Jake Livermore

Hull's Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine in 2015 was a "get out of jail free card" that turned his life around.

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Wind subsidies could mean energy bills go up - UKIP MEP

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

The most vulnerable in society could pay the price for green energy. That's the claim of Yorkshire and the Humber UKIP MEP Mike Hookem. 

He's concerned that subsidies which are paid to the renewable sector via our electricity bills could rise if more offshore wind farms are approved.

Wind turbines in the sea

But the government says it's reducing subsidies and families and businesses are getting value for money.

You can here more on this with Lizzie and James on BBC Radio Humberside.  

The weather across Northern Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

A sunny day ahead across the region.

Here's my full forecast:

Your headlines this morning

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from our Hull newsroom so far this morning include:

  • The amount of money the government pays for renewable energy from wind farms could mean higher bills, a Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire UKIP MEP Mike Hookem claims
  • Hull City's Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine helped him start to come to terms with the death of his son
  • An ITV drama based on Queen Victoria that was partly filmed in Beverley (pictured) premieres this weekend
Beverley Minster
Pauline Eccles

Travel: Accident in Willerby

BBC Travel

Blackthorne Lane in Willerby is closed in both directions because of an accident

The road is closed between the Kingston Road junction and the Bromwich Road junction.

Travel graphic

Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber


Gill here with all your news, sport, travel and weather across Hull and East Yorkshire on Friday 26 August 2016.

It looks like it's going to be a sunny day in Bridlington (pictured) and across the rest of our region.

Bridlington beach in the sun

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