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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Updates on Wednesday 13 April 2016

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Well that's it for another day and I'll leave you with a picture of the BBC's David Harrison who's running 207 miles from the west coast of England to the east coast in just five days for Macmillan Cancer Support.

    He's made it to Doncaster today. How can he look so fresh after 115 miles?

    David Harrison over the Pennines

    If you want to get in touch with your stories or pictures you can email us, or get in touch on Facebook or Twitter.

    Enjoy that pint tonight David!

  2. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: Thundery showers possible

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    There could be scattered thundery downpours in places at first, but will become dryer later with some broken cloud. 

    Minimum temperatures of around 6C (43F).

    Weather graphic
  3. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire: Arrests in Goole of suspected illegal immigrants

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Latest headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening:

    • Two men have been arrested in Goole on suspicion of entering the country illegally
    • A man tells Hull Crown Court how his former head teacher abused him as a boy during the 1970s
    • Constructive criticism as a Hull shop (pictured) owner says she's closing because of the city centre disruption
    Eden Shop in Hull
  4. Traffic and travel: Long delays on M18 southbound at Doncaster

    BBC Travel

    Severe delays on the M18 at Doncaster because of a broken down tanker.

    There's very slow traffic and one lane is closed south bound between J2 A1(M) and J1, A631 (Bramley).

  5. Council in talks over running of Skidby Mill

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Millhouse Restaurant could be running Skidby Mill in the next six months.

    East Riding Council have confirmed that they are in talks with Millhouse Restaurant to run Skidby Mill which the council currently owns.

    The council invited expressions of interest in running it at the end of last year. 

    Millhouse Restaurant at Skidby will now put together a detailed plan which will then be determined by the cabinet in six months time.

    Skidby Mill
  6. BreakingThree-year-old hit by car in Howden

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A three-year-old girl's been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Howden.

    The accident happened at just after 15:20 this afternoon outside the co-op on Charles Briggs Avenue (pictured). 

    The extent of her injuries are not known.

    Police are at the scene.

    Charles Briggs Avenue
  7. Watch: Some of our customers say they can't get here

    Yunus Mulla

    Reporter, BBC Look North East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A shop owner in Hull says they will close because of the ongoing construction in the city centre. 

    Eve Lomax , who runs the Eden shop, claims footfall is down considerably and that means sales are down 50% since the building work began. 

    I've been speaking to her:

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    Video caption: Hull shop owner says they'll close because of the ongoing construction in the city centre.

    The council says they're working closely with Hull BID to improve footfall in the short-term and it's promoting that fact that the city centre is "very much open for business".

  8. Property burgled while resident was asleep upstairs

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A burglar has targeted a house in Hull while the victim was upstairs sleeping.

    A black Acer laptop; Two Samsung S3 mobile phone and three watches including a woman and child's were stolen from the property on The Queensway at around 03:00 on Monday, 4 April.

    Police are appealing for information. You can call the 101 number quoting 2179370.

    Humberside Police badge
  9. Coast-to-coast challenge runner is halfway there

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Day three of BBC Look North and Radio Humberside's David Harrison's 207 mile coast-to-coast challenge. 

    So far he's run 113 miles. He's well over halfway and has made it to Rotherham.

    David Harrison in Rotherham

    Only another 13 miles to go today.  

    If you see him give him a cheer and if you want to help in raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support you can do that at his justgiving page.

    So far he's raised over £2,000.

  10. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire: Police search for men who fled lorry in Goole

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    These are the latest headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

    • Police in Goole are searching for six men who were seen to jump out of the back of a lorry making a delivery
    • The Freight Transport Association says the Humber ports (pictured) are providing extra opportunities for illegal stowaways trying to cross into the UK
    • A court in Hull has heard how a former head teacher abused a boy during the 1970s
    Aerial photograph of Humber port
  11. Hull muggers get prison sentences reduced

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Two men from Hull who mugged their victims at knifepoint have had their sentences reduced.

    Mark Curds, 43, and Anthony James Hill, 28, were found guilty of four robberies and a theft last year.

    The pair, both of Cambridge Street, Hull, stole handbags containing mobile phones and hundreds of pounds in cash.

    The Court of Appeal judge reduced their original sentence of ten years to eight and a half years. 

    Court of Appeal
  12. Cash bost for Pocklington's canal

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Almost half a million pounds has been granted from the Heritage Lottery Fund for improvements to the Pocklington canal. 

    The money will be used to restore two bridges, improve wildlife habitats and the project will involve a programme of events and activities.

    Pocklington canal

    I'll be speaking to Jane Thomson who's the Enterprise Manager for the Canal & River Trust on Drivetime today.  

  13. Watch: A bright afternoon ahead

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Here's the full forecast with Owain Wyn Evans:

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    Video caption: The afternoon weather forecast with Owain Wyn Evans

    You can have a look at the weather in your area in more detail here.

  14. Ings Library closed due to flooding

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Ings Library in Hull is going to be closed today because of yesterday's flooding.

    Hull City Council say it will be closed until at least Friday, 15 April.

    If you've got any books which need to be returned or renewed call 01482 210 000.

  15. BreakingTwo men arrested in Goole on suspicion of entering the country illegally

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Six men thought to be illegal immigrants have been seen jumping out of the back of a lorry in Goole this afternoon.

    Police were called to a business in Howden Dyke in the town around 12:40 today.

    Two men who claim to be Albanian nationals have been arrested on suspicion of entering the country illegally.

    A police helicopter is continuing the search for the other men.    

  16. US share selling scam targeting Tata employees

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Current and former Tata steel employees in Scunthorpe (pictured) are being targeted in a share-selling scam.

    Humberside Police say they've had reports that companies in the US are offering to buy shares for far more than their market value. 

    Officers say the scam is designed to get the victim to hand over cash and their financial details.

    Tata Steel in Scunthorpe
  17. Missing man found dead

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    We've got some sad news. 

    John Laverack who went missing from his home on Sunday has been found dead.

    His body was found at the beach off Laporte Road in Immingham, at around 14:45 yesterday. 

    Police don't think his death is suspicious and they want to thank everyone who helped to try and find him.

    John Laverack