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Summary

  1. Updates on Tuesday 2 August 2016

Live Reporting

By Caroline Brockelbank

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learnt today

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Thank you for joining us on our live feed across East Yorkshire and the Humber today. 

    Lets look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning...

    1. The caravan industry is booming resulting in investment in our region
    2. Two Humberside Police Constables have been dismissed for 'gross misconduct'
    3. Chris Coleman definitely wont be the Hull City manager
    4. Hull's maze of orange barriers will be expanding into Queen's Gardens
    5. And the first Bridlington sailing coble festival will take place later this month

    And speaking of sailing in Bridlington this photo got sent to us today of the Bridlington Regatta which took place over the weekend. Doesn't it look fab?!

    Sailing boats in Bridlington
  2. East Yorkshire WW2 veteran goes viral

    Phillip Norton

    BBC News

    An East Yorkshire WW2 veteran has become an internet sensation across the world after telling his local barman that nobody was interested in his stories anymore. 

    That led to a Facebook post asking people to show support for 95-year-old Ted Fullerton:

    Screen grab of facebook post

    It's been seen by hundreds of thousands of people many of whom have sent him messages of support.

  3. Weather: Cloudy with some rain but turning drier by dawn

    BBC Weather

    Weather graphic
  4. Headlines this evening

    Louise Jackson

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Two Humberside police officers have been sacked after one punched a man being detained and the other didn't report it
    • Drivers on the Humber Bridge who use the tag lane and refuse to pay could face court action, according to bridge bosses
    • Good progress is being made with plans for a marina in Bridlington according to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce
  5. Over 200 offenders tagged by Humberside Police in last 4 years

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    In 2012 Humberside Police started a pilot project to track some of the most prolific offenders.

    Police tag
    Quote Message: These are the people that long term have been in and out of prison and we've really struggled to break the offending cycle. This is a tool to assist them because they know that we can pinpoint their movements and for the majority of them it does stop them offending." from Chief Inspector Darren Webb Humberside Police
    Chief Inspector Darren WebbHumberside Police
  6. New safety scheme for street outside Cleethorpes school

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Work on the traffic calming scheme in Chichester Road (pictured) is expected to take five weeks and is due to be completed by the end of the school holidays.

    Chichester Road
    Quote Message: We were alarmed to find that 1,500 vehicles a day were exceeding the speed limit... Once the results (of a road safety study) were analysed, a potential scheme was developed to make the road safer." from Councillor David Watson Portfolio Holder for Environment
    Councillor David WatsonPortfolio Holder for Environment
  7. Former councillor expelled from national Conservative Party

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The former East Riding Tory Councillor Dominic Peacock has been expelled from the national Conservative Party, after his case was considered by a disciplinary panel. 

    Former East Riding Tory Councillor Dominic Peacock

    He was thrown out of the East Riding Conservative Group in June after posting an offensive remark on Facebook about the late MP Jo Cox. 

  8. East Yorkshire photographers 'reputation ruined' by online abuse

    Katy Austin

    BBC Look North

    A couple from East Yorkshire who run a photography business say they've become the victims of an internet hate campaign after putting a picture of a fox hound on their Facebook page. 

    Fox hound

    Kristy and Alistair, who don't want their surname revealed, say their reputation has been damaged after allegations circulated online that they'd refused to refund the deposit of an anti-hunting bride. 

    The couple accept some people object to hunting but they say the claims being circulated are untrue and they worry the posts online about it, could destroy their business. 

  9. Humber tag fare dodgers face court action

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Since the Humber Tag was introduced in November, 6 million drivers have crossed the bridge and more than a third of them have used a tag.   

    Humber Bridge tag

    However, nearly 14,500 people used the fast lane without a tag 

    Most of these paid the £1.50 charge online later, but those who refuse to pay could face formal action, and be taken to court.

  10. Hull's first walking football club

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A group of people say they've set up Hull's first and only Walking Football Club based at Soccer Kings indoor 3G football centre. 

    Hull Pace Makers Walking Football Club

    The Hull Pace Makers Walking Football Club is open to anyone who wants to get back into football and start playing regardless of their age, ability or experience.  

  11. Sport: Hull KR's Green out for season

    BBC Sport

    Hull KR prop James Green is ruled out for the rest of the season after having surgery on a shoulder injury.

    James Green

    The 25-year-old, who has played 20 games for Rovers this term, dislocated his acromioclavicular (AC) joint in the 24-20 defeat by Leeds in July.

    Hull KR's Green out for season

    James Green

    Hull KR prop James Green is ruled out for the rest of the season after having surgery on a shoulder injury.

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  12. Weather: Thick cloud and isolated showers

    BBC Weather Watchers

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    Video caption: Abbie Dewhurst has the afternoon forecast.
  13. Headlines this lunchtime

    Louise Jackson

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Two Humberside Police Constables have been sacked after a misconduct hearing
    • Six people were taken to hospital after a crash on the A63
    • Good progress is being made on plans for a marina in Bridlington, the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce has been told
  14. Hull New Theatre regeneration affecting businesses

    David Burns

    BBC Radio Humberside

    We've been talking all morning about how improvement works to Hull New Theatre has been affecting business in that part of town. 

    Its after Dave got in touch to say he'd lost his job because the New Clarence pub closed down after it took a dip in trade and the landlord from the Hop and Vine says he'd like more events on that side of town. 

    Hull New Theatre

    The council say they appreciate there will be disruption and want to thank businesses and residents for their support. They added that the theatre will reopen during Summer 2017 and it will be one of the most advanced in the country. 

  15. Charity litter pick in Hull

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Some unsung heroes have been picking up litter around the HU5 area to raise money for Dove House Hospice.

    They're taking part in the National Citizen Service run by the Tigers Trust which is a summer programme for young people encouraging them to help the local community.

    David Burns with children raising money for Dove Hospice

    They were thinking of a way to raise money for a local charity and were inspired after our programme about the state of HU5.  

  16. Guy Martin to attempt world land speed record

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Northern Lincolnshire's Guy Martin is getting ready to go to America to try and break the world motorbike land speed record. 

    He'd been due to take up the challenge last year but it was postponed after he crashed during the Ulster GP in Northern Ireland.

    Guy Martin

    The current record is more than 376mph.  

  17. Sport: Chris Coleman wont be Hull City manager

    BBC Humberside Sport

    The Football Association of Wales have turned down an approach from Hull City to speak to Chris Coleman about their managerial vacancy. 

    Coleman is one of the candidates that Hull have targeted to replace Steve Bruce following his resignation last month. 

    Chris Coleman

    That leaves former Chelsea and Watford boss Gianfranco Zola as the clear favourite to take over from Steve Bruce at the KCOM Stadium. 

  18. Refurbishment starting at East Riding Leisure Goole

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that a £300,000 scheme to refurbish the Tone Zone at East Riding Leisure Goole is due to begin on Sunday 7 August.  

    The work is scheduled to take three weeks to complete.

    Goole Lesiure centre
    Quote Message: I'm delighted that we're able to invest in the refurbishment of this popular facility, which will allow us to bring in state of the art equipment..." from Councillor Richard Burton Portfolio Holder for Civic Wellbeing and Culture
    Councillor Richard BurtonPortfolio Holder for Civic Wellbeing and Culture
  19. Plans progressing for Bridlington marina

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Good progress is being made progressing plans for a marina in Bridlington, according to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce. 

    Members have been briefed by harbour officials.

    Bridlington Harbour
    Image caption: Bridlington Harbour could see some investment

    It comes after many years of gridlock over the development.