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Summary

  1. Hymers College in lockdown after police operation in the area
  2. Three hurt, including two children, after coach and lorry collide
  3. Man dies after getting trapped between car and garage door
  4. Voting under way as polls open in general election
  5. Last drive starts for Hull City of Culture 2017 volunteers
  6. Updates on Thursday 8 June 2017

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By Suzy Lawson

All times stated are UK

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Five things we've learned today

Suzy Lawson

Broadcast Journalist

That's it from me today, but before I go, here are five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

Watch: Peter Levy with tonight's Look North headlines

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Two East Yorkshire men jailed for being drunk on a plane

Two men from East Yorkshire have been sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court after they were found to be drunk and verbally abusive towards passengers on a flight bound for Doncaster/Sheffield Airport.

27-year-old Andris Vagals, of Barmby Road in Pocklington, York and Juris Terentjevs (pictured below), aged 30 of Fifth Avenue in Goole were on a flight from Riga in Latvia in January.

Juris Terentjevs
South Yorkshire Polcie

Terentjevs was jailed for 12 months for endangering a person on an aircraft and being drunk on an aircraft, while Vagals was handed a four month sentence, suspended for 12 months, with 120 hours of unpaid work for being drunk on an aircraft.

Update: Hymers College pupils can go home

Pupils at Hymers College in Hull have been allowed to go home, after the school was in 'lock down' for more than two hours.

The school says it kept the children inside on the advice of the police, following a reported theft in the area earlier.

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Hymers College remains in "lock down"

Hymers College in Hull remains in "lock down," according to a tweet from the school.

It says the children are safely locked inside, on the advice of the police, following a reported theft in the Spring Bank area earlier.

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Weather: Showers clearing, but more on the way

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Any lingering showers this evening will ease, with clear spells developing.

However, further showers will start to push in from the west through the second half of the night.

Weather chart
BBC

Hopes for memorial for Hull rugby league legend

Matt Dean

BBC Radio Humberside

The Hull FC coach Lee Radford says the club is hoping to created a permanent memorial to the late Arthur Bunting.

The former Black and Whites coach, who led the team to nearly every trophy and major final in the late 1970s and 1980s, has died at the age of 80.

Players will also wear black armbands for their game at Salford tomorrow as a mark of respect.

Arthur Bunting
Hull FC

Tour of Britain route updated

The route for the Tour of Britain cycling race in North Lincolnshire has been updated.

North Lincolnshire Council says stage three of the national event will take place in the area on Tuesday 5 September, covering 172 km of the local countryside.

The race will start at Normanby Hall Country Park and will cover the Isle of Axholme, Brigg and Barton, before the big finish near Central Park in Scunthorpe.

Cyclists
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Police update after Hymers College in 'lockdown'

Humberside Police say they were called to the Spring Bank area of Hull following reports of a nearby theft.

Officers carried out a search of the school as part of the investigation.

They say all staff and students are safe, and they were kept indoors for a short time as a precaution.

Would you open your home to a homeless teenager?

Phillip Norton

BBC News

One of the young people helped by a charity for teenagers at risk of becoming homeless in our area says he now has "a brighter future."

Safe and Sound Homes, known as SASH, is appealing for more people in the Hull area to consider offering a spare room to a young person in need.

Nathan
BBC

Nathan, who is 17-years-old, was given a place to stay in Bridlington through the charity, following difficulties with his family.

He said it has helped him turn things around:

It's great. I feel like part of the family, they've welcomed me in. I've got a much brighter future"

Nathan

BreakingUpdate: Wolfreton School evacuation

Humberside Police has given an update following reports that Wolferton School in East Yorkshire has been evacuated.

It says officers are at the site after what is believed to be a hoax bomb threat.

The force says the school has been evacuated as a precaution and a search of the school and grounds is ongoing, however it is thought to be a hoax threat made by a local youth.

BreakingHymers College allclear after in 'lockdown'

Hymers College in Hull says the school was in lockdown following reports of an intruder on site:

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BreakingWolfreton School in East Yorkshire evacuated

Humberside Fire and Rescue say Wolfreton School in Kirkella has been evacuated.

We'll bring you more information as we get it.

Weather: More rain and some bright spells

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

It was a pretty miserable morning, and there's more rain on the way I'm afraid.

We should see some brighter spells though:

Weather chart
BBC

Car fails to stop after hitting woman in Withernsea

A woman has been injured in Withernsea after a car mounted the kerb and hit her.

Police car
BBC

The 51-year-old suffered minor leg injuries in the incident on Queen Street on Wednesday 31 May, but the driver of the car failed to stop.

Police want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time.

Road re-opens following coach crash

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

The A614 at Kirkburn near Driffied has re-opened following a crash involving a school coach and a lorry earlier.

A man and two children suffered minor injuries in the collision.

Coach with smashed windscreen
BBC

Workshops for City of Culture poetry project

Carl Wheatley

Presenter, BBC Radio Humberside

Local poets are helping people in Hull bring their City of Culture 2017 poems to life.

Information about the Landlines project
BBC

Landlines is a BBC Radio Humberside project which asks people to send in a short poem about where they live with the aim of collecting a total of 2,017 poems as part of an art installation.

Poets Dean Wilson and Vicky Foster are visiting libraries to help people create their submissions.

The workshops will take place at Hedon Library on Saturday 10 June and North Bridlington Library on Saturday 17 June.

Skateboarders make Hull their HQ

David Harrison

BBC Radio Humberside

Remember earlier this year when it was announced that Hull would become a national centre for skateboarding and a "skate friendly destination"?

Hull City Council said it wanted to make the city a centre of excellence for the sport by improving facilities and encouraging more young people to take up skating.

Skate shop
BBC

Now a professional skateboarder and former TV personality is to open a new skate shop in Hull.

Lee Dainton, from the MTV stunt programme Dirty Sanchez, is one of those behind the project, which will also have its own amateur and professional teams.

Your headlines this lunchtime

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside News

The top stories from our Hull newsroom so far today include:

Watch: Coming up this week in the City of Culture

Hull 2017: UK City of Culture

Here's Kofi Smiles with his latest update on what's going on in the City of Culture this week:

Man dies after getting trapped between car and garage door

A 72-year-old man has died after becoming trapped between a car and a garage door in Belton, North Lincolnshire.

Police jacket
BBC

The emergency services were called to a property on Westgate Road at about 12:20 on Wednesday afternoon.

The man, who hasn't been named by police, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are asking anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

Children moved from the scene of Kirkburn coach crash

More from the police following the collision between a school coach and a lorry on the A614 earlier this morning which saw two children and one man injured, though not seriously.

The emergency services have been working to safely transport the children who were travelling on the coach involved in the crash away from the scene, police say.

The A614 remains closed to allow for the recovery of the coach and lorry.

Buses diverted following school coach crash

More on the collision between a bus carrying schoolchildren and a lorry near Kirkburn in East Yorkshire.

EYMS Buses have tweeted to say they're diverting their vehicles following the incident on the A164:

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Severe accident: A614 East Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A614 East Yorkshire both ways severe accident, between Gravelpit Lane and A164.

A614 East Yorkshire - A614 in Kirkburn closed and blocked in both directions between the Gravelpit Lane junction and the A164 junction, because of an accident involving a bus and a lorry.

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

BreakingSchool coach in collision with lorry in East Yorkshire

A coach carrying primary school children has been involved in a crash with a lorry in East Yorkshire.

Police jacket
BBC

A man and two children were injured in the collision on the A614 near to Kirkburn at about 10:00 this morning, according to police.

Their injuries are not thought to be serious.

The road is currently closed and drivers are being advised to avoid the area.

Severe disruption: A164 East Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A164 East Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, between A614 and Beverley Road.

A164 East Yorkshire - A164 in Kelleythorpe closed in both directions between the A614 junction and the Beverley Road junction.

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

Severe disruption: A614 East Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A614 East Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, between Main Street and A164.

A614 East Yorkshire - A614 in Kirkburn closed in both directions between the Main Street junction and the A164 junction.

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

Calls for volunteers to help homeless youngsters in Hull

Suzy Lawson

BBC Local Live

A charity which helps to keep young people from living on the streets says it's desperate for more volunteers in the Hull area.

Woman puts pillow case on pillow
BBC

Safe and Sound Homes, known as Sash, works to prevent homelessness by providing emergency overnight accommodation for young people.

The charity says it needs more people to offer rooms for the night across Hull.

Your headlines this morning

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside News

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

Weather: Abbie Dewhurst has your forecast

BBC Weather

Last drive for City of Culture volunteers

They have become a familiar sight in Hull city centre and at all the City of Culture events, dressed in their recognisable blue and purple jackets.

City of Culture volunteers
BBC

Thousands of people have already signed up to be City of Culture volunteers, and today the final wave of people will be recruited to help out for the second half of the year.

An event is taking place at the Prospect Shopping Centre for those hoping to get involved.

Polling stations are open

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Voting is under way across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire in the general election.

Polling stations across the region opened at 07:00 and will close tonight at 22:00.

Polling station sign
Getty Images

The first results nationally will be announced before midnight, but most constituencies will declare in the early hours of Friday morning.

Weather: Definitely an umbrella day

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

It's a cloudy start, with some outbreaks of rain which will become heavier and more persistent through the morning.

We should see some brighter spells later on, but there will be more rain on the way.

Weather chart
BBC

Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage

Suzy Lawson

Broadcast Journalist

Good morning and welcome to our live coverage on Thursday 8 June.

I'm Suzy and I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the area throughout the day.

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