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Summary

  1. Former school in Brough to be demolished
  2. Royal Ballet tickets sold out for Hull performance
  3. UK Pride comes to Hull tomorrow
  4. Calls to scrap Humber Bridge tolls
  5. Updates on Friday 21 July 2017

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By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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Five things we've learned today

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

Thanks for joining us today.

We'll be back on Monday morning from 08:00.

Before I go, here's five things we didn't know this morning:

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Sport: Grimsby Town news

BBC Humberside Sport

Grimsby Town and Paul Dixon are understood to still be trying to negotiate a deal which would see the left-back join the club.

As things stand though, the parties have yet to agree on a contract and the former Scotland international is believed to have other offers.

The Mariners players are currently returning from their two game trip to Devon.

Scunthorpe police want your help finding this man

BBC Radio Humberside

Police want to speak to this man after luggage was stolen from a car in Scunthorpe:

CCTV image of man the police want to speak to.
Humberside police

Jewellery, a handbag, laptop and a suitcase were taken from a car on Willoughby Road in Scunthorpe.

It happened sometime between 21:30 on Friday 7 July and 08:30 the following morning.

Police are asking anyone who knows who this man is to get in touch on the 101 number or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Sport: last minute Hull KR signing

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull Kingston Rovers have made one last signing before the deadline for the Super 8's Qualifiers.

Hull FC's Jack Logan has joined Hull Kingston Rovers on-loan until the end of the season.

Logan had originally been set to stay with Doncaster.

We weren’t expecting to do any more business on the final day but we’ve managed to sort out a deal with Jack and Hull FC and we’re looking forward to having him on board. This now completes our squad going into the Qualifiers.”

Tim SheensHead Coach

Owner of 'worst ever' B&B fined £7k

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

The guest house is located close to Beverley Minster
Google

The owner of a "filthy" guest house has been fined £7,000 after admitting falsely claiming the establishment had a four-star rating.

John Dixon Hart was prosecuted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council after a trading standards investigation.

A slug on a towel
Melissa J/Trip Advisor
A slating review on Trip Advisor featured a picture of slug on a towel in one of the rooms

Guests at Beverley Guest House complained of rooms with "dust and muck all over", mouldy showers and blood-stained walls.

One guest found mud inside a fridge and another found mouse droppings on a bed.

The guest house is located close to Beverley Minster

Owner of 'worst ever' B&B fined £7k

Complaints included blood-stained walls, mouldy showers and mouse droppings on a bed.

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Andrew Robertson

Liverpool sign Hull's Andrew Robertson in an initial £8m deal, with midfielder Kevin Stewart going the other way.

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Sport: Hull City's latest signing

BBC Humberside Sport

Have you seen missing teenager Dylan Batty

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

Missing boy
Humberside Police

Police are asking for your help in finding a missing 14 year-old from Hull.

Dylan Batty hasn't been seen for seven days.

He was last seen in Perivale Close area of Hull wearing a blue puffa jacket.

If you know where Dylan is you're being asked to call the 101 number.

Bridlington Granddad guaranteed to win over $1m

Jill Archbold

BBC Look North

John Hesp
JAMIE THOMSON

Bridlington Granddad John Hesp will win at least $1.4 million dollars at the World Series of Poker after the first session at the final table.

The 64 year old amateur started in second position, but has dropped to fourth.

Two finalists have been eliminated overnight in the race for the $8m first prize.

Beverley bus station closed tonight for bike race

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

You'll have to get your bus from temporary bus stops near Beverley's bus station from 17:00 tonight because of the elite cycling race that's happening in the town.

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Service 121, 122, 246, X21 and X46/X47 to Hull, 246 to Hornsea and 180/X80 to Cottingham/Hessle, will use a temporary stop on Manor Road, outside Sleeper's.

Service 121 and 122 towards Molescroft/Scarborough and Sx6/X47 to York will use a temporary stop on Manor Road, outside the Health Centre.

Three cyclists racing.
East Riding Council

The elite cycling event covers a 1.25km circuit through Beverley town centre with a section of the race going over the cobbles. Racing gets underway from 18:00.

Weather: a brighter afternoon

Owain Wyn Evans

BBC Look East weather

Here's a look at the weather for the rest of the day with me, Owain Wyn Evans:

Lunchtime weather on Friday 21 July 2017

Siemens helping special needs students into work

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

Anne is only the 4th student from her special school to get a paid job in the past 20 years.

She's one of a number of young people with special educational needs and disabilities who's been involved in a unique programme at the Siemens wind turbine factory.

From left, Jack Smith, Alex Storey, Ann Harrison, Jack Cuthbertson, Daniel Smith and Chris Bastiman at the Siemens Gamesa factory in Hull.
Siemens Gamesa
From left, Jack Smith, Alex Storey, Ann Harrison, Jack Cuthbertson, Daniel Smith and Chris Bastiman at the Siemens Gamesa factory in Hull.

The company have also just revealed their new name - Siemens Gamesa.

The long term project aims to help the students go from work placements, to internships, to paid employment.

The scheme began back in January and Anne is the first student to get a permanent job.

Fined for fly-tipping

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

A fridge and bath dumped among other rubbish on the roadside
East Riding Council

He dumped a fridge freezer and a bath at the side of the road and now Paul Jobling has to pay £2,500.

Jobling, 44, of Nash Court in Hull pleaded guilty to fly-tipping at Beverley Magistrates court on Wednsday.

He admitted being paid £125 to take rubbish away from a property in Hull.

East Riding Council say people are responsible for disposing of their waste properly and legally, either by taking it to their local household waste recycling site, using the council's bulky waste collection service, or by hiring a licensed waste carrier.

The Scunthorpe school children playing at the BBC Proms

Lara King

North East Lincolnshire reporter

The BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall
BBC

A group of children from North Lincolnshire will perform at the Royal Albert Hall this weekend.

They're the only ones playing a piece they've composed themselves in a live BBC Proms Radio 3 broadcast on Sunday.

The song was composed in Scunthorpe during workshops between the children and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Sport: Hull City transfer news

BBC Humberside Sport

Fraizer Campbell
Getty Images

New Hull City signing Fraizer Campbell has revealed that he turned down offers from the Premier League in order to re-sign for the Tigers.

The former Cardiff City and Crystal Palace striker, who was pivotal to Hull City's historic 2008 promotion, has told the Hull Daily Mail that committing to a second spell at the KCOM was, 'an easy decision' to make.

Meanwhile we're still waiting for confirmation of Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart's planned move to the club, as well as Andy Robertson's impending switch to Liverpool, both of which are expected to be announced later today.

Multi-million selling band The Script to play Bridlington

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside

The Script performing in the BBC's Live Lounge
BBC

The Irish pop band The Script have announced they'll be playing at the Bridlington Spa later this summer.

The three-piece band who have sold more than 29m records will visit the seaside town on Monday the 28th of August.

Sport: Scunthorpe United boss want Toney back

BBC Humberside Sport

Graham Alexander
BBC

Scunthorpe United boss Graham Alexander remains interested in bringing Ivan Toney back to the club.

The striker, who spent the second half of last season on loan at Glanford Park, is currently preparing for the new season at Newcastle United.

Alexander says he doesn't think he is signed to anyone so could possibly be available.

SATs test 'not fit for purpose'

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

There needs to be a rethink on SATs tests on the National Curriculum.

That's according to the new Hull West and Hessle MP, who has recently been elected to the Education Select Committee.

MP Emma Hardy
BBC

Emma Hardy believes primary school assessments, known as SATs, are unreasonable and need to be changed.

The Department for Education says it wants to establish a settled primary assessment for the long term and has recently carried out a public consultation in order to achieve this.

East Park's splash boat opening to be delayed

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside

The splash boat in Hull's East Park
BBC

Hull's Grade II listed Splash Boat has had to be closed.

It's after routine maintenance found a number of issues on the structure.

The attraction, which is based at the city's East Park was due to reopen for the summer but will now undergo a full structural assessment.

Blood on the walls and mouse droppings on a bed

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside

The owner of an East Riding B&B has been fined over £7,000 for falsely claiming to have a four-star rating.

There were complaints the Beverley Guest House had dirty rooms, damp, mould and blood on the walls. One guest found mud inside a fridge and another found mouse droppings on the bed.

John Dixon Hart who's 53 and from Keldgate in Beverley appeared at Beverley's magistrates' court on Wednesday.

Beverley Guest House
Google

The owner of the Beverley Guest House, formerly known as Minster Garth, pleaded guilty to advertising and running a guest house below the minimum standards expected.

Back in 2008 Minster Garth had been given a four-star rating by Visit England.

Hart, who took over the business a few years later failed to renew the contract with Quality in Tourism/Visit England and continued to use the four-star rating without permission.

Wow, look who liked your video!

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

A school in East Yorkshire has had their music video retweeted to 13 million of Will.i.am's followers:

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Year six pupils at Westfield Primary in Cottingham made their own music video to Will.i.am's hit song 'Fiyah'... which he wrote in appreciation of British culture.. and he's told them he loves it!

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Celebrating 25 years of caring

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Local Live

Hundreds of sunflowers in a display in the grass
BBC

A hospice in Hull is celebrating 25 years of caring for people with terminal illnesses.

Dove House Hospice was opened in 1992 by Princess Diana and has helped thousands of families since then.

The anniversary is being marked with a display of 700 sunflowers at Burton Constable Hall.

Calls to scrap Humber Bridge tolls

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Humber Bridge
BBC

There are calls from the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce for the government to scrap Humber Bridge tolls.

It follows the news that tolls on the Severn Bridge Crossings (pictured) between Wales and England will go by end of 2018.

Severn Bridge
Getty Images

The Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce argue that getting rid of the Humber Bridge tolls will increase trade in the area and add, that it was right for the future prosperity of Wales.

The economic case for abolishing the tolls on the Humber Bridge has already been proven by the near 50% increase in traffic volumes since the cost of the crossing was reduced to £1.50 for cars."

Dr Ian KellyChief Executive of the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce

Hull's volunteers show chief exec the ropes

David Harrison

BBC Radio Humberside

Hull's City of Culture volunteers will get a new recruit this weekend - the Chief Executive of Arts Council England.

Darren Henley will pick up his uniform tomorrow morning for a day of volunteering with the 2017 team.

City of Culture volunteers
BBC

Former school in Brough to be demolished

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

A former Victorian boarding school in Brough is to be demolished.

Campaigners originally won a court battle to save the building at the end of last year but today an planning inspector overturned that decision.

54 Elloughton Road with an inset of campaigners
Save 54

Developers McCarthy And Stone want to replace 54 Elloughton Road with retirement flats.

The group - Save Fifty-Four - have spent thousands trying to save the house.

Royal Ballet tickets sold out

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

People have been queuing since before 05:00 this morning for tickets so see the Royal Ballet at Hull New Theatre.

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The tickets which went on sale at 10:00 this morning have now sold out.

It's been 30 years since the Royal Ballet have been to Hull and their performance will launch the re-opening of the revamped Hull New Theatre.

UK Pride comes to Hull tomorrow

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

Collage of pictures featuring rainbow flags and vehicles painted with rainbow colours.
Humberside Police/Environment Agency/LGBT Christian Fellowship/Humberside Fire & Rescue/Hull 2017

Hull is getting more colourful as rainbows keep appearing.

It's to celebrate UK Pride which is being held in Hull over the next week.

The party starts with a huge parade at 12:00 tomorrow outside Hull College which will launch the LGBT 50 with a series of events across the city.

Highest number of school exclusions

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

Child walking away from a school
Thinkstock

More pupils are expelled from schools in North East Lincolnshire than anywhere else in the country.

That's according to new figures from the Department for Education.

The Yorkshire and the Humber region also has the highest number of students who were suspended from school last year.

Weather: Chance of the odd shower

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

A mixed day ahead. To find out more, here's my full forecast:

Join us for today's live coverage

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

Good morning, Gill here with all the latest updates on your news, sport, travel and weather on Friday 21 July 2017 across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

I'll be with you till 18:00.

To get us started, here's a picture from one of our Weather Watchers of the sunset by the Humber Bridge.

The sun going down by the Humber Bridge.
Dimplayer/Weather Watchers

If you want to get in touch you can email us or contact us via Facebook or Twitter.

Severe disruption: A180 Lincolnshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

A180 Lincolnshire eastbound severe disruption, between M180 J5 and A160.

A180 Lincolnshire - A180 closed eastbound between Barnetby Top in Elsham and Brocklesby Interchange in Habrough, because of an overturned vehicle.

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

Five things we've learned today

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

That's all from me for today.

I'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

Any breaking news will continue to be posted here throughout the night.

In the meantime, here are five things we didn't know this morning:

Two police cars, an ambulance and a fire engine covered with rainbow colours to represent UK Pride
Andy Train

Hull FC's Lee Radford expecting stern test from Huddersfield

Hull trying to avoid fourth consecutive defeat

The Forest at East Riding Theatre

How do 20 young people create a brand new play in just two weeks? Here's how...

Drink driving charge for Goole man

BBC Radio Humberside

A man from Goole's been charged with a suspected drink driving incident after colliding with a bollard.

The 18-year-old was spotted on CCTV in York's Fishergate at around 03:15 this morning.

He's been charged with failing to provide a breath test, dangerous driving and driving without insurance.

Police name cyclist who died in Hessle Road crash

Gill Sennett

BBC Local Live

A cyclist who died in a crash on Hessle Road on Monday morning has been named.

Craig Beharrell who was 42 and from East Hull died at the scene of the collision involving a lorry.

Police say he was an experienced cyclist who was wearing suitable clothing and a helmet.

They're asking for anyone who saw Craig cycling along Hessle Road and over the flyover towards Hessle to get in touch on the 101 number.

Sport: Hull KR team news

BBC Humberside Sport

There's a doubt over the long term future of Hull KR's Jake Butler-Fleming.

It follows the club's decision to send him out on loan to York City Knights for the rest of the season when his present deal expires.

Coach Tim Sheens has stopped short of talking about what may or may not happen beyond then.

'Super Prison' plans approved

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

Computer image of proposed site
@Crown Copyright

Plans for a 'super prison' in East Yorkshire have been given the go-ahead.

East Riding Council planners today approved outline planning permission for a category C prison at Full Sutton near Pocklington.

The jail could hold up to 1,000 prisoners.

Local people had raised concerns about safety, but the government says it's working with the community.

Weather: an unsettled afternoon

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Here's a look at the weather for the rest of the day with me, Paul Hudson:

Paul Hudson has the weather forecast for the next few days.

Shortage of consultants at hospitals in Goole and northen Lincolnshire

The Grimsby MP Melanie Onn says she's worried about the impact staff shortages at hospitals in Goole and North East Lincolnshire will have on the local community.

Melanie Onn
Labour Party

Urgent action is needed at hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole to tackle critical staff shortages in two departments.

Diana Princes of Wales Hospital
Google

The Trust Board of Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust will look at options relating to the Urology and ENT departments next week.

Clinicians at the Trust have said urgent action is needed because both of these services are facing critical workforce challenges, which are set to worsen in the coming weeks.