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Summary

  1. Two more arrests made in Hull murder inquiry
  2. Search for missing West Yorkshire girl thought to be in Hull
  3. Number of cyclists killed in road collisions on the rise
  4. Chlamydia alert as number of STD cases on the up
  5. Updates on Friday 28 July 2017

Live Reporting

By Kimberley Metcalfe

All times stated are UK

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Hull FC celebrate try

Andrew Aloia

BBC Sport

Challenge Cup holders Hull FC power their way into another Wembley final after running in seven tries against Leeds.

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Five things we've learned today

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Thank you for joining us today.

We'll be back with you on Monday morning from 08:00 with all the latest updates from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

Before I go, lets have a look at five things we didn't know this morning:

  1. Rise in the number of cyclists being seriously injured or killed on our roads
  2. Luke Campbell will fight for first world title in US
  3. Four teams, two semi-finals, one Wembley aim
  4. Fear for jobs ahead of re-opening of Hull's New Theatre
  5. City allotments devastated by vandals and arson

Watch: New exhibition inspired by Hull aquarium's coral

Kofi Smiles

BBC Face of Hull 2017

A new sculptural artwork made with coral from The Deep aquarium has gone on display in Hull.

Bleached is the latest installment of the City of Culture's Look Up programme of public art.

Watch: Behind the scenes at Hull New Theatre

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

We've had an exclusive first look inside the newly refurbished Hull New Theatre .

£16m has been spent on the work including a new technical and backstage area, an easily accessible entrance and foyer and increased seating.

A sold-out performance by The Royal Ballet will mark the official opening in September

Watch: Major skateboarding competition comes to Hull

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Some of the country's top skateboarders are in Hull this weekend for a major competition.

A total of 120 competitors will battle it out over two days.

The city is looking to turn itself into a hub for the sport and this event is the first part of that.

Mark English, from Rockcity, says skateboarding should be embraced by the city as a sport:

Your headlines this afternoon

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside News

Here are the headlines from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far this afternoon:

Watch: Allotments devastated by vandals and arson

Leanne Brown

Journalist, BBC Look North

Tens of thousands of pounds' worth of damage has been caused during several arson attacks at an allotment in Hull.

This week, 13 sheds in the allotment at Pickering Road have been burned to the ground as well as greenhouses smashed and plants destroyed.

Josephine Roper, a member of the Pickering Road Allotment Association, says it's had a devastating effect:

Missing West Yorkshire girl thought to be in Hull

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Police are urgently trying to find 12-year-old Summer Brewitt who is believed to be in Hull.

Summer Brewitt
Humberside Police

She was reported missing from her home in Huddersfield yesterday evening and is now thought to be in the east Hull area, where she is known to have family.

Summer is described as having long ginger hair and a fair complexion. She was last seen wearing black jeans, a black jumper and green parka with fur.

Police say they're concerned for Summer due to her age and need to confirm that she is safe.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is being asked to get in touch with police as soon as possible.

Hull murder inquiry: Further arrests made over man's death

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Two further arrests have been made as part of the investigation into the death of 35-year-old Hull man Steven Cawthorne.

Steven Cawthorne
Humberside Police

Mr Cawthorne (pictured) was fatally wounded in an incident on Leonard Street, off Beverley Road, on Wednesday.

Three people are now in custody and house-to-house enquiries are progressing in the Leonard Street area, police say.

There is "no danger to the wider public", according to detectives.

Listen: New Theatre refurb shows 'Hull is on the up'

David Harrison

Reporter, BBC Radio Humberside

Work on Hull New Theatre has officially ended.

£16m has been spent on refurbishment so the theatre can put on more shows of different kinds.

It opens with a performance by the Royal Ballet in September.

Hull City Council leader Stephen Brady says the refurbishment shows Hull's on the up:

Weather: Remaining cloudy through the afternoon

Lucy Martin

BBC Weather

It'll be a cloudy afternoon with some possible outbreaks of rain.

However there will be some some sunny spells.

Rain turning persistent during the evening.

The maximum temperature this afternoon will be about 19C (66F):

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BBC

Your headlines this lunchtime

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside News

Here are the headlines from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far this lunchtime:

  • Figures show 500 cyclists have suffered serious injuries or have been killed in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire since 2011
  • Work on Hull's New Theatre £16m refurbishment is completed
  • Specialist stonemasons remove an unstable pinnacle from the roof of St Mary's church in Beverley

Watch: Should speed bumps be removed to help cut pollution?

Crispin Rolfe

Reporter, BBC Look North

Speed bumps are here to stay - that's the message from Hull City Council, responding to calls from the government to remove them to cut air pollution.

The council says it doesn't believe the bumps are the main problem in the city when it comes to pollution.

Environment Secretary Michael Gove says they cause congestion and more exhaust fumes.

Some of the other councils in the region have told the BBC they will look again at how speed bumps are used:

Increase in number of cyclists killed in road collisions

Victoria Holland

Journalist, BBC Look North

There's growing concern about the number of cyclists being killed in collisions across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

Figures from Safer Roads Humber show there was a 41% increase in serious injuries and deaths involving cyclists between 2011 and 2016.

Cycle groups are now calling for a radical overview of how roads are laid out and how bike riders are treated:

Behind the scenes: Exclusive first look at newly refurbished Hull New Theatre

Anne-Marie Tasker

Journalist, BBC Look North

We're due to get an exciting first look at the newly refurbished Hull New Theatre in a little while.

Hull New Theatre
BBC

The venue's undergone a £16m reconstruction so a wider variety of shows can be performed there.

It will officially re-open on 16 September with a performance by the Royal Ballet.

I'll have more pictures from inside the new building shortly.

Hull murder inquiry: Image of victim published

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

An image of a man who died after a disturbance in Hull on Wednesday has been published by police.

Steven Cawthorne
Cawthorn Family

A murder investigation has been launched to establish what happened after 35-year-old Steven Cawthorne was fatally injured in the disturbance on Leonard Street.

One man remains in police custody in connection with the incident.

Listen: Chlamydia alert as number of STD cases rises

Doctors are advising people in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire to get tested for chlamydia.

It's after Yorkshire and the Humber region emerged as one of the areas with the highest detection rates of the disease in the country.

That's according to figures released by Public Health England, which also place Hull first for rate of detection in the area.

Jill Ladlow, from Virgin Care Sexual Health, says the team always tries to reassure patients who may have contracted the disease:

Your headlines this morning

Richard Madden

BBC Radio Humberside News

Here are the headlines from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far this morning:

  • There are fears over an increase in the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire
  • The Yorkshire and the Humber region has one of the highest detection rates of chlamydia in the country
  • Hull's Olympic champion boxer Luke Campbell is preparing for for his first world title later this year

Weather Watchers: Oh what a beautiful morning!

BBC Weather Watchers

Good morning Weather Watchers.

Have a look at this cracking photo taken by Yorkskshirephin just a few hours ago.

It's looking like today will be brighter than the rest of the week. Dare I say it's getting back to feeling a bit more like summer?

Cottingham
BBC

Hull FC face Rhinos in Challenge Cup semi-final

BBC Humberside Sport

It's a Yorkshire derby this weekend in rugby league's Challenge Cup semi-final.

Hull FC will take on Leeds Rhinos as both sides try to book a place in this year's Wembley final.

They last met two weeks ago with the Rhinos scrapping to a narrow victory in the Super League.

Luke Campbell will fight for first world title in US

BBC Sport

Hull boxer Luke Campbell will fight for his first world title in the United States in September.

He's agreed a deal to face the WBA lightweight holder Jorge Linares at the Forum in Los Angeles.

The London 2012 gold medallist beat Darleys Perez in April to become Linares' mandatory challenger.

Luke Campbell fighting
Getty Images

Watch: Friday's weather

Lucy Martin

BBC Weather

Sunny spells and scattered showers, although quite a few places will stay dry until this evening when rain is expected.

Maximum temperature 20C (68F).

Here's my full forecast:

Our live coverage across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Good morning and welcome to today's live feed across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire on Friday 28 July 2017.

I'll be with you until 18:00 with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates.

If there's anything you'd like to get in touch with me about, you can do so via email, Facebook and Twitter.

Five things we learned today

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Thank you for joining us today.

I'll be back with you tomorrow morning from 08:00 but news, sport, weather and travel updates will continue through the evening.

Before I go, lets have a look at five things we didn't know this morning:

  1. Celebrating the LGBT community in Hull's African sister city
  2. Grants available to improve activities for young people
  3. Review launched after elite ice skater convicted for sex offences
  4. Ninety years old and still on his bike
  5. Could Hull FC make it to Wembley for the Challenge Cup semi-finals?

Riverhead area of Grimsby could be transformed by £20m development

Suzy Lawson

BBC Look North

The first images of what a major development in the centre of Grimsby will look like have been released.

The £20 million plans to transform the Riverhead area include a new cinema and seven restaurants.

An official planning application has now been submitted to the council.

Artists impressions of cinema
Leslie Jones Architecture
Jamie Whiteman

Vicky Johnson

Health Correspondent, BBC Look North

The ice skater, who represented Great Britain as a junior, admitted a total of 16 sex offences in 2015.

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Your headlines this afternoon

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the headlines from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far this afternoon:

BreakingUpdate: Police name victim of Leonard Street incident

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Humberside Police have now named the victim of a disturbance in Hull yesterday as Steven John Cawthorn.

The 35-year-old was fatally wounded in the incident on Leonard Street, off Beverley Road.

Police have launched a murder investigation to establish what happened.

One man remains in police custody.

Exhibition captures LGBT life in Hull's African sister city

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

As the UK celebrates 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised, the Humber Street Gallery has opened a new exhibition called 'The House of Kings and Queens'.

The photography captures LGBT life in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where homosexuality still remains illegal.

Challenge Cup 2017: Wembley beckons for two of the final four
Holders Hull FC, Salford, Leeds and Wigan are all in the hunt for Wembley places in the Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Weather: Sunny spells and scattered showers

Lucy Martin

BBC Weather

Sunny spells through the rest of the afternoon with some scattered showers developing.

These showers will become heavy at times with the risk of thunder and lightning.

Temperatures up to 17C.

weather graphic
BBC

Man dies after disturbance in Hull

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

A 35 year-old man has died after an incident on Leonard Street in Hull yesterday.

Police attended a disturbance at about 15:00 in which the man suffered serious injuries. He died at Hull Royal Infirmary last night.

One man has been arrested in connection with what police believe to be a targeted attack. They continue to look for others identified as suspects.

Extra police are being deployed in the area to support communities, especially those in the close proximity to the incident. I would like to assure members of the community that we believe this incident to have been a targeted attack"

Det Chf Insp Alan CurtisHumberside Police

Ninety-year-old cyclist still riding high

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

An East Yorkshire cyclist is celebrating decades on two wheels, and he's still out riding aged 90.

Ray Robson celebrated his birthday today with his friends from the East Yorkshire Cyclist Tourism Club.

He once held the veterans record for cycling more than 25 miles in an hour.

No temporary bridge over the A63

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

Building a temporary bridge over the A63 in Hull is not an option - that's according to a senior member of Hull City Council.

Earlier this week concerns were raised about safety after overcrowding on the Castle Street crossing last weekend.

BBC Radio Humberside has been told the crossing will be expanded for the forthcoming Humber Street Sesh and Freedom Festival but Highways England will charge £18,000 to do it.

Councillor Martin Mancey says he'd liked to have seen a footbridge installed but says it won't happen.

Your headlines this lunchtime

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the headlines from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far this lunchtime:

Investigation continues into disturbance in Hull

David Harrison

BBC Radio Humberside

Investigations are continuing after man suffered serious injuries during a disturbance in Hull yesterday.

Forensic teams have been at the scene on Leonard Street this morning and police are asking anyone with information to get in touch.

Police scene in Hull
David Harrison

Trinity triumph: Celebrating city market's multi-million pound transformation

Kimberley Metcalfe

BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

Hull's Trinity Market reopened last month after a multi-million pound refurbishment.

The indoor market has had a major upgrade, including restoring original Edwardian features and a new mezzanine seating area.

Traders are celebrating the completion of the first phase tonight.

If you head down there, email me your pictures, I'd love to see them!:

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