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Summary

  1. Claims Labour party 'could lose traditional northern strongholds' like Hull
  2. Grimsby ice rink saved from closure
  3. Last chance to choose a name to go on a Hull bus
  4. Updates on Friday 24 February 2017

Live Reporting

By Clare Crooks

All times stated are UK

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Five things we've learned today

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

That's all from us for this week,we'll be back from 08:00 on Monday 27 February, but before we go here's five we didn't know when we got up this morning:

  1. Diabetics in the East Riding are not taking good enough care of their feet
  2. Hull themed mini cruises set sail for City of Culture
  3. Grimsby's ice rink skates on for 6 months
  4. Want to make music? Take it to the bridge
  5. Hull play write Richard Bean's no Hypocrite
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Goodnight and what ever you're doing this weekend, have a good one!

Celeb spotting in East Yorkshire

BBC Radio Humberside

We've spotted a few celeb spotters in Beverley this afternoon.

Film crews have been at the Minster all week for a new BBC Drama called Gunpowder and today ITV crews moved in to start filming the second series of Victoria.

Beverley Minster
BBC

Weather: Turning cloudier with outbreaks of rain

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

It'll turn cloudier as we head towards the end of the day ahead of a band of rain which reaches us later.

Outbreaks of rain and milder temperatures will continue spreading east overnight.

Weather graphic
BBC

Tomorrow is looking wet and windy and only slowly easing through the day.

Watch: Attacker's rooftop stand-off footage released by Humberside Police

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

Video footage recorded by Humberside Police's helicopter reveals the moment a "violent" attacker hurled tiles from a rooftop in a stand-off with officers.

Clint Clay, 24, of Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe, assaulted Jason Potts with a machete and a hammer before taking to the roof of a house on Alexandra Road in Scunthorpe on 6 July last year.

He denied assault and three other charges but admitted affray, and was sentenced to 13 years at Grimsby Crown Court on Monday.

Your latest headlines

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire this evening include:

Labour party 'could lose traditional northern strongholds'

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

There's a warning tonight that Labour could struggle to hold-on to its traditional strongholds in Northern Cities.

It follows the party's defeat in the Copeland by-election to the Conservatives. 

Pollsters say there's evidence that voters in cities like Hull are becoming increasingly disillusioned with Labour under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership - a charge denied by Mr Corbyn's supporters.

Jeremy Corbyn
BBC

Hear from Hull North MP Diana Johnson about it on Look North tonight .

No skating on thin ice for Jake

Amanda White

BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

This is nine-year-old Jake Harland from Beverley. 

As you can see he loves playing roller hockey!

Jake Harland
BBC

He's good too! Jake is one of the youngest ever to be called to international duty.

This summer Jake will be playing inline hockey for Great Britain against the best in the world in California in the AAU Junior Olympics .

Could Silva be staying in Hull?

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City's Head Coach Marco Silva says he'd be open to discussing an extension to his contract at the club before it expires in the summer.

Marco Silva
BBC

Fishing under dramatic East Yorkshire skies

BBC Weather Watchers

Good job Doris has departed because these hardy anglers look like they're enjoying the competition on Hornsea beach today.

It's a dramatic sky to be fishing under! Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher Helen for this photo.

Hornsea beach
BBC Weather Watchers

Listen: Richard Bean on The Hypocrite

Kofi Smiles

BBC Face of Hull 2017

I've been speaking to award winning Hull born writer Richard Bean on the sell-out production of his new play: 

The Hypocrite opens at Hull Truck Theatre tonight.

Playing the bridge

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

Scale Lane Bridge is being transformed into a giant musical instrument! 

Drawing on the Indonesian gamelan tradition that creates music by striking tuned metalwork, composer Nye Parry will lead sessions at the bridge this weekend.

Participants will also be able to create sound using the Hull landmark itself.

Artist's impression of playing the bridge
Hull 2017

The workshops will culminate in a performance on 26 March, in and on the bridge, featuring material created in the workshops as well as traditional and contemporary gamelan music.

BBC Weather Watchers: Sunny seaside

BBC Weather Watchers

BBC  Weather Watcher mags pics  says its a lovely day in Hornsea after storm Doris.

Hornsea
BBC Weather Watchers

Watch: Bright and breezy afternoon

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Just a few showers on high ground to the west but eastern parts enjoying the best of that sunshine. 

Here's a look at the forecast for the rest of today and into the weekend:

Monkeying around in North Lincolnshire

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

A high ropes obstacle course with zip wires and rope swings  could come to North Lincolnshire next year.

The council has been in talks with Go Ape about bringing it's tree top adventure to Normanby Hall Country Park.

Normanby Hall
BBC

The idea is subject to further discussion and planning but would create around 30 jobs if approved. 

Tennis: East Yorkshire player in action

BBC Humberside Sport

Tickton's Kyle Edmund plays Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic in the quarter-final of the Delpay Beach Open tonight. 

Kyle Edmund
Reuters

Watch: Dementia exhibition in Hull

BBC Radio Humberside

This exhibition in Hull highlights what life is like for people with dementia and their carers. 

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At loggerheads with sea

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

Look out for a pair of Loggerhead sea turtles called Sensa and Mabouche at The Deep soon.

They'll be joining the Endless Ocean exhibit in the coming weeks but are still settling in behind the scenes at the moment. 

View more on twitter

Severe disruption: A16 Lincolnshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A16 Lincolnshire both ways severe disruption, near B1357 Moulton Chapel Road.

A16 Lincolnshire - A16 in Cowbit closed and slow traffic in both directions near the B1357 Moulton Chapel Road junction.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Contractors work extra hours to speed up Bridlington road works

Chris Arundel

BBC Radio Humberside

Engineers working on Bridge Street in Bridlington have been working longer hours this week to try to get roadworks finished sooner.

The street is being redesigned as part of Bridlington's multi-million pound regeneration programme - but it's been delayed after problems were found with Victorian drains.

Traders say it's badly affected their takings.

Map of Bridlington
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I understand you know, everybody's got a job and everybody's got to apply the rules etc, but it is having a devastating effect, especially on myself. We all want them to hurry up."

Corrie BrownlieShop owner

Council tax rise in North East Lincs

Lara King

North East Lincolnshire reporter

Council tax bills in North East Lincolnshire are to go up by 4.98%. 

At last night's meeting of the full council members approved the rise following  funding cuts from central government.

Pile of coins
BBC

The increase includes a 1.9% Council Tax rise and a further 3% increase to the Adult Social Care precept as a contribution to the rising costs of adult social care.

Skies after Doris

BBC Weather Watchers

Storm Doris wasn't as fierce here as in many other areas but she's left behind some beautiful skies across the region today.

Thorngumbald
Sarah B

This is the view in Thorngumbald.

Ice rink given final reprieve

Lara King

North East Lincolnshire reporter

Grimsby ice rink has been saved from closure for another few months.

Campaigners fighting to save it were told at North East Lincolnshire's council meeting last night it has a final reprieve.

They now have six months to come up with a viable business plan to run it.

Grimsby ice rink
BBC

Name that bus

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

Today's your last chance to name a bus after a famous or influential person from Hull.

Stagecoach East Midlands is asking for your suggestions to celebrate Hull 2017 UK City of Culture.

Buses already in service that have been named over the past several years include Joseph Rank, Philip Larkin, Mick Ronson, Amy Johnson, Thomas Ferens, Sir James Reckitt, Andrew Marvell and William Wilberforce. 


          Jon Donnelly, Stagecoach East Midlands Commercial Manager, and Rick Welton, Festival Director for the Amy Johnson Festival, with the Amy Johnson bus.
Stagecoach

You can enter here  but be quick, entries close today!

The winner will be chosen on Monday.

Fancy a Hull themed mini cruise?

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

You're in luck!

P&O Ferries is celebrating its partnership with Hull 2017 by launching a Made in Hull themed mini cruise today.

The boat which will sail to Amsterdam and Rotterdam, brings together Hull born and bred singers and songwriters.

Hull rapper Nineties Boy, aka Luke Chambers, will be one of those performing.

Nineties Boy
BBC

To perform among loads of other great bands from the city that we're also friends with as well - it's such a community of all the different bands and acts it feels like you're going away with your mates while also having the opportunity to perform in front of people, which is why you make music in the first place."

Luke ChambersHull rapper Nineties Boy

Angling for a win

Chris Arundel

BBC Radio Humberside

It's good weather for the European Open Beach Angling Championships which started this morning on the East Yorkshire coast.

Here are some of the competitors at Hornsea.

Beach angling at Hornsea
BBC

Headlines for East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories this morning include:

Watch: Largely dry day ahead

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Doris has moved on so here's a quick look ahead at today's weather:

Listen: Dave and Andy talk about theatre and why they do it

BBC Radio Humberside

The Listening Project aims to capture northern Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire in conversation, archiving what you've got to say in the British Library to create a unique oral history of life in Britain for future generations.

Today we hear from Andy, a director, and Dave, a playwright. Both work in the Hull theatre scene and formed a partnership in 2008 with their production company Ensemble 52. 

Listen to them discuss the creative challenges of bringing their ideas to the stage…

Conversations are also broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

If you would like to record a conversation about something that matters to you, or just like to know more about the Listening Project, then call our reception on 01482 323232.

Severe disruption: M62 East Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 East Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J37 for A614 and J38 for A63.

M62 East Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J37, A614 (Howden) and J38, A63 (North Cave). Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Diabetic amputee care needs to improve

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Diabetes-related foot care and amputations are the topic of a health summit in East Yorkshire today. 

The East Riding of Yorkshire has the third highest diabetes-related amputation rates across the North of England, according to figures from Public Health England.

More than 200 people in the county have had amputations due to diabetes over the past three years.

Testing for nerve damage in a foot
SPL

Diabetes UK says NHS England could save £250,000 a year if it improved foot care services for those living with the condition. 

The East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group says it is working to improve the situation.

'Hypocrite' opens in Hull tonight

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

The sold-out play The Hypocrite will have its opening in Hull tonight. 

Written by Hull's Richard Bean, the production has been put on for City of Culture at Hull Truck. 

It tells the story of how the Civil War started in Hull when King Charles I was denied entry to the city.

View more on twitter

Claims that Cleethorpes plays 'second fiddle' to Grimsby

Lara King

North East Lincolnshire reporter

Cleethorpes residents will get the chance to ask questions to the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner later. 

Keith Hunter will join Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers to discuss a number of issues at a meeting in the resort tonight.

Mr Vickers says the local authority focuses too much on Grimsby:

Cleethorpes
BBC

People's anger will be released yet again because we are suffering at Cleethropes, there's absolutely no doubt about that. Cleethorpes, as far as they're [the council] concerned is of secondary importance. We play second fiddle all the time and it's just not good enough."

Martin VickersCleethorpes MP

It's a claim the council denies. They say they are as committed to Cleethorpes as the rest of the borough.

Weather: Cold with sunny spells

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

A much quieter day of weather today. 

It will be a cold start, with sunny spells and any isolated wintry showers soon fading away. 

However cloud will thicken from the west later in the day with rain and strengthening winds moving into the west of the region around dusk. Highs of 8C (46F).

Weather graphic
BBC

Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage

Clare Crooks

BBC Local Live, Hull

Good morning and welcome to today's live coverage on Friday 24 February.

I'm Clare and I'll be bringing you all the latest news, travel, sport and weather from across our region.

The weather is a bit calmer today. Here's what Hornsea looked like yesterday!

Hornsea
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If you've got a photo to share or anything you think we should know about, you can reach us through  emailFacebook  or  Twitter .

Severe disruption: A158 Lincolnshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A158 Lincolnshire both ways severe disruption, between Lincoln Road and Middlemarsh Road.

A158 Lincolnshire - A158 Burgh Road in Skegness closed in both directions between the Lincoln Road junction and the Middlemarsh Road junction, because of a burst water main.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Five things we've learned today

Suzy Lawson

BBC Local Live

That's all from us today, but live updates will continue throughout the evening and tonight.

We'll be back from 08:00 on Friday, but before we go here's a look at five things we've learned today:

  1. Council tax is going up in Hull
  2. Hull KR's Chairman says the club has been " harshly treated " over RFL fine
  3. The Pigeon Detectives have had to  cancel two gigs in Hull
  4. Ferens Art Gallery has had its 100,000th visitor since it reopened its doors
  5. And Storm Doris might have swept across the UK, but it  hasn't put off gardeners in Hull

Goodbye for now.

Latest weather forecast

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

We've seen some strong winds and rain this afternoon, but it looks like East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire have escaped the worst of Storm Doris.

An amber warning for high winds will remain in place until 20:00.

It's looking like a much calmer evening ahead, with winds easing and any remaining showers dying away.

Weather chart
BBC

Coming up on Look North tonight

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Watch: Your weekly City of Culture guide

Kofi Smiles

BBC Face of Hull 2017

There's lots to get involved in this week as Hull's City of Culture celebrations continue.

Here are a few of the highlights: