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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 6 July 2016

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By Andy Marsters

All times stated are UK

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Our Live coverage across the day

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

That's it for another day here on Hull and East Yorkshire Live.

The flowers have certainly been enjoying the day according to your Weather Watchers pictures.

Here is what heverone sent us from Sutton on Hull:

Flower in Sutton on Hull
BBC

If you want to get in touch with us you can email us, or message us via Facebook or Twitter.  

Have a good evening.  

Watch: Look North headlines

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Here's Peter Levy with what you can see on Look North this evening:

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Watch: Hull KR team news for Friday

Gwilym Lloyd

BBC Humberside sport's reporter

I've been speaking to Hull KR assistant coach Willie Poching ahead of Friday's game against Huddersfield.

He told me how the team will cope without James Greenwood, who hasn't fully recovered yet from a back injury.

Graeme Horne could return but they'll be without James Green who has a two game ban:

Artist arrives in Hull ahead of nude artwork

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

The artist responsible for asking hundreds of people to strip off and paint themselves blue in Hull on Saturday has arrived in the city.

I wonder if the pictures he has posted gives us any clues to what the finished work will look like?

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Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

The latest news from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening:

  • Haltemprice and Howden MP David Davis believes Tony Blair may have deceived Parliament in the run up to the Iraq war
  • Assem Allam (pictured) who owns Hull City offers Labour party rebels millions to set up breakaway party
  • Police believe a missing man could be near the East Yorkshire coast
Assem Allam
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Watch: The secret to a 70-year marriage

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

A couple from Bridlington are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary 

When Fred and Audrey Farrant were married Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister, Derby County were FA Cup holders and Joan Crawford won the best actress Oscar. 

The couple explained the secret of their long marriage:

East Yorkshire MP speaks about Chilcot Inquiry

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

David Davis, the MP for Haltemprice and Howden, has suggested Tony Blair may have deceived Parliament about the case for war in Iraq.

Earlier today, the publication of the Chilcot Inquiry found that more peaceful options were not fully investigated in the lead up to the war.

David Davis
BBC

Sir John has been very careful about avoiding accusing the previous Prime Minister of lying to the house."

David DavisMP for Haltemprice and Howden

Sport: Hull KR's Jamie Peacock takes England role

BBC Humberside Sport

The Head of Rugby at Hull Kingston Rovers has been named as the England Team Manager for the upcoming Four Nations series.

Jamie Peacock used to captain England. He'll continue to work at Hull KR alongside his new role.

Jamie Peacock
Getty Images

Goole school given improved rating by inspectors

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

Marshlands Primary School in Goole has received a "good" rating by Ofsted inspectors.

The school was previously rated as requiring improvement.

Marshlands Primary School
Google

The inspectors found that the progress of pupils had improved since the last inspection.

Police appeal for missing man believed to be in Flamborough

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

Police are trying to trace a man after his car was found at Flamborough Head this morning.

Paul Whing is from Harrogate and was last seen by his partner on Tuesday.

Paul is white, around 6ft tall with brown but greying hair.

He wears glasses and was last seen wearing dark blue jeans and a short-sleeved shirt.

Weather: Isolated showers across Hull and East Yorkshire

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

There'll still be some bright and sunny spells this afternoon, but more cloud is likely in areas.

There could also be some spots of rain:

Hull and East Yorkshire UKIP response to Chilcot Inquiry

Sarah Sanderson

Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

The UKIP MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber Mike Hookem has criticised the former Prime Minister Tony Blair for taking the UK to war in Iraq.

Today, Sir John Chilcot outlined his findings on Britain's involvement in the war, saying that other peaceful options should have been explored further.

Mike Hookem and Tony Blair
BBC

Blair’s legacy will always be one of a man craving power and influence, over caution and common sense.''

Mike HookemUKIP MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber

Traffic and travel: M62 slip road blocked

BBC Travel

A lane is blocked on the slip road at junction 35 on the M62 westbound.

It's at the exit towards the M18.

One car has been involved in an accident.

M18/M62 Sliproad
Google

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

The latest from our newsroom in Hull and East Yorkshire this afternoon:

  • Police in North Yorkshire believe a missing man may have travelled to the East Yorkshire coast
  • A man's been arrested after a car (pictured) overturned in Hull this morning
  • People living near Hedon will find out more about plans for a multi-million pound energy park development
Car overturned in Hull
BBC

Sport: New Hull KR signing in Friday's squad

Gwilym Lloyd

BBC Humberside sport's reporter

Hull Kingston Rovers could give a debut to new loan signing David Thompson on Friday.

Thompson joined The Robins from Warrington on Sunday until the end of the season.

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One million reasons to love BBC Children in Need

BBC Radio Humberside

Over £1m has been given to 22 good causes in Hull and East Yorkshire thanks to Children in Need 2015.

£55m was raised by the appeal across the country last year.

Pudsey Bear
BBC

Look at this flower enjoying the sun

BBC Weather Watchers

It might get a bit cloudy in Hull and East Yorkshire this afternoon.

But it seems its been a lovely morning across our area, and nature has been lapping it up.

Yorkshire Kush sent this picture in to the Weather Watchers scheme from Bridlington:

Flower in Bridlington
BBC

Welton and Brough Sports Club renovation

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

The clubhouse and changing rooms at Welton and Brough Sports club are to get an upgrade.

£100,000 will be spent on the project, which comes from Bellway Homes as part of their development on Welton Road, Elloughton.

Picture of sports club
Google

The increase in population in Elloughton cum Brough and the surrounding villages has brought about a year-on-year growth in junior cricket members and their parents.''

Howard KingdomClub Chairman

Your tenuous links to being Welsh

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

We had some great fun on BBC Radio Humberside's Breakfast Show this morning with your links to Wales.

We are getting behind the country this evening for their Euro 2016 semi final against Portugal.

Welsh squad
Getty Images

Here's some of our favourite connections:

We spent many a holiday in Wales. It always rained. Surely that entitles me to be Welsh?''

Patricia

I've got a friend called Barry. Does that make me Welsh?''

James

North Ferriby United start at home

BBC Humberside Sport

The fixtures for North Ferriby United's first season in the National League have been released.

They begin at home to Braintree Town and finish away at Torquay:

the @TheNationalLge adventure starts at home, here is the list.

the @TheNationalLge adventure starts at home, here is the list.

Have your say on new East Yorkshire energy park

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

A new multi-million pound business park is being planned for land near to Preston

A group of local businesses want to build on the former Hedon Aerodrome near Hull:

Site of former Hedon Aerodrome
Google

People will be able to question the team behind the project in Preston this afternoon.

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

The latest from our newsroom in Hull and East Yorkshire this lunchtime:

  • A man's been arrested after Hull car crash this morning
  • An East Yorkshire family waits for answers a year after fatality on school trip to France
  • Hedon residents to find out about plans for a multimillion-pound energy park development
Overturned car on Cranbrook Avenue
BBC

Sport: North Ferriby United to find out fixtures

BBC Humberside Sport

North Ferriby United will discover their fixtures for their first year in the National League this afternoon.

The Villagers will visit the likes of York City and Wrexham this season after winning promotion during the last campaign.

North Ferriby United celebrating promotion
BBC

Weather: Cloud cover could be on the way this afternoon

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

We'll continue to enjoy plenty of bright and sunny spells this afternoon, although a little more in the way of cloud is likely across some parts. 

The sunshine turning hazy with the odd isolated shower. Highs of up to 19C (66F).

Weather forecast
BBC

'I put her on the bus and waved her goodbye'

Louise Wheeler

BBC Look North

The family of Jessica Lawson, who died on a school trip in France in 2015, say they are still waiting for answers a year after her death.

Jessica fell into a lake on a Wolfreton School trip to the Club Correze adventure centre near Meymac.

Tony Lawson will meet the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tomorrow:

Looking sunny across East Yorkshire today

BBC Weather Watchers

Thanks for all your pictures to the Weather Watchers site so far today

It looks like it has been a really nice morning across our area.

Here is Bridlington as seen by BridKid, Hedon as captured by Bensmatt55 and Leven brought to us by PipB:

Bridlington, Hedon and Leven
BBC

Eid Mubarak

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

Muslims across Hull and East Yorkshire are celebrating the festival of Eid this week.

It marks the end of 30 days of fasting for Ramadan. 

A muslim praying
AFP

If you are celebrating with a feast or with your family then let us know on Facebook or Twitter.  

We'd love to see any pictures you have.

Cranbrook Avenue crash driver arrested

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

The driver of a car that crashed on a street in Hull has been arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving and driving while banned.

Part of Cranbrook Avenue was closed this morning because of the overturned vehicle near to the junction with Greenwood Avenue:

Humberside Police say the driver of the car was not seriously injured.

Weather: Sunny morning turning to showers later

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

There's a bright start to Wednesday morning across East Yorkshire but the odd isolated shower is possible later.

Here's the latest:

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

The latest news from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this morning:

Sir John Chilcot
PA

Watch: Teenagers given technology insight

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

Hundreds of school children will be meeting scientists and trying experiments at TeenTech in Hull today.

The hope is that they'll consider a career in technology.

Our reporter Amanda White is there for us:

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Listen: Hull view on Chilcot inquiry

Carl Wheatley

BBC Radio Humberside

Seven years after it was set up, the Chilcot report into the Iraq War is finally being published today.

This morning on BBC Radio Humberside's Breakfast Show we spoke to Martin Deane from the Hull Stop the War Coalition and asked him what he wanted to see from the report: 

Waiting for answers: One year on since the death of East Yorkshire school girl

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

The father of a 12-year-old girl who died on a school trip in France says he is still waiting for answers a year after her death.

Jessica Lawson fell into a lake in the Massif Central region on 21 July 2015. She died in hospital the next day.

Tony Lawson
BBC

We still don't know to this day exactly what happened to Jess while she was in their care."

Tony LawsonJessica Lawson's father

East Riding of Yorkshire Council said it would not comment until a French inquiry into the incident ended. 

Pollen forecast across Hull and East Yorkshire: High

BBC Weather

Not good news for those allergic to pollen in East Yorkshire today.

Might be wise to take any medication you have and keep an extra pack of tissues handy just in case:

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Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

The latest from our newsroom in Hull and East Yorkshire this morning:

Jessica Lawson
Lawson Family

Traffic and travel: Delays on A1079

BBC Travel

There is very slow traffic on the A1079 in Hayton at the Town Street junction.

It is because of roadworks in the area.

A1079
Google

Sport: Poching to leave Hull KR

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull Kingston Rovers have confirmed assistant coach Willie Poching is to leave the club at the end of the season.

The former Leeds Rhinos player joined the Robins from Warrington in 2014.

Willie Poching playing for Leeds Rhinos in 2004
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Traffic and travel: Hull's Cranbrook Avenue closed

BBC Travel

Cranbrook Avenue in Hull is closed in both directions at the Greenwood Avenue junction.

It's because of this accident which has left a car on its roof:

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Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: Sunny start

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

A dry, bright but rather chilly start to the day across East Yorkshire.

We'll continue to enjoy plenty of sunny spells well into this afternoon although a little more in the way of cloud is likely.

Highs today of up to 19C (66F).

Weather forecast
BBC

Join us for today’s Live coverage

Andy Marsters

BBC Radio Humberside

Good morning and welcome to today's live coverage across Hull and East Yorkshire.

Andy here and I'll be bringing you the latest news, travel, weather and sport.

We're all Welsh today aren't we? Are you supporting them in the Euro 2016 semi final against Portugal?

If you want to get in touch with us today with any of your stories you can send us an email or contact us on Facebook or Twitter.