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Summary

  1. Hull councillor denies child porn charges
  2. Extra police drafted in for Big Weekend event
  3. Licensing officer sacked over drunk and disorderly conviction
  4. General election: UKIP leader campaigns in Grimsby
  5. Search for new Hull City manager
  6. Updates on Friday 26 May 2017

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By Jonathan Willis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we've learned today

    Jonathan Willis

    BBC Local Live

    That's all from me today, but we're back Tuesday morning from 08:00.

    Your news, sport and weather updates will continue over the weekend.

    Before I go, let's have a look at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

    1. People attending the Radio 1 Big Weekend in East Yorkshire are being urged to book a place on an official shuttle bus to travel to the site.
    2. Hull city will start their search for a new manager next week.
    3. East Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund will face Gastao Elias in the first round of the French Open.
    4. The streets of Hull will be filled with 'lindy-hoppers' over the weekend.
    5. The BBC's David Burns looks good in a wet suit.

    For all those going to Radio 1' Big weekend you can find advice on travel and security by visiting the Radio 1 and Hull 2017 website.

    If you haven't got tickets for Burton Constable you can always take up Lindy Hop and dance in Hull's new fountains, as they did today.

    Dancing in the Fountains
  2. Your weather this weekend

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    This evening it will be dry, warm and muggy with long clear periods. An onshore breeze near the coast may produce some mist.

    On Saturday any low cloud will clear quickly leaving a warm and humid morning. It will turn cloudy, with some thundery showers developing in the afternoon.

    Sunday will see the odd shower at first but it will remain mostly dry and feel cooler than previous days.

    weather forecast
  3. Traffic and Travel News: A614 near Portington closed

    BBC News Travel

    The A614 near Portrington is closed both ways because of a serious accident.

    Traffic is moving slowly.

    A614
  4. Your headlines this evening

    Richard Madden

    BBC Radio Humberside

  5. Hull Councillor denies child porn charges

    Crispin Rolfe

    Reporter, BBC Look North

    A Hull Councillor has denied two counts of making indecent images of children.

    Steven Bayes

    Steven Bayes,55, was suspended from the Labour Party in October after it "became aware of a police investigation into him", a party spokesman said.

    He was released on unconditional bail and is due to stand trial on 5 February 2018 at the same court.

    Mr Bayes was first elected in 1985 and was involved in Hull's bid to secure the UK City of Culture title.

  6. Team news: Hull FC V Leigh Centurions

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC's Fetuli Talanoa and Jake Connor are in line to make their returns from injuries but Marc Sneyd and Scott Taylor are sidelined.

    Hull FC

    Skipper Gareth Ellis, who has not played since 23 April, remains out.

    Leigh are without winger Adam Higson after he received a five-match ban for his red card in the loss at Magic Weekend against Salford.

  7. Lindy Hop comes to Hull this weekend

    Jonathan Willis

    BBC Local Live

    The streets of Hull will be filled with 'lindy-hoppers' over the weekend.

    Lindy Hope coming to Hull

    Lindy Hop is a traditional form of dance that dates back to the 1940's and this weekend will see a number of workshops taking place across the city to celebrate World Lindy hop day.

    Enthusiast Beth Parnell thinks the workshops will give people an opportunity to experience something they might not normally consider.

    Quote Message: Lindy Hop isn't tailored. It's completely improvised. There is no right or wrong way of doing it. You can do anything you like and it's just crazy. from Beth Parnell Kingston Swing
    Beth ParnellKingston Swing
  8. Kyle Edmund to face Gastao Elias in French Open

    BBC Humberside Sport

    East Yorkshire's Kyle Edmund will face Gastao Elias in the first round of the French Open.

    Kyl Edmuned

    Edmuund beat the world number 125 in their only previous meeting at Indian Wells earlier this year.

    Top seed Andy Murray will play world number 85 Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia.

  9. One Big Weekend -'It's gonna be amazing!'

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw presented his breakfast show from the BBC studios in Hull this morning.

    We asked him how excited was he about the Radio 1's Big Weekend:

    Video content

    Video caption: Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw looks ahead to the One Big Weekend music festival
  10. UKIP leader campaigns in Grimsby

    The UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has been campaigning in Grimsby today where he called for foreign aid to be scrapped and the money used to help fund the NHS.

    Paul Nuttall

    Election campaigning was postponed until today following the Manchester terrorist attack.

    Speaking to BBC Radio Humberside the UKIP leader said he's not sure the Prime Minister Theresa May will 'get the job done' over a strong brexit deal.

    Quote Message: The negotiations haven't even started yet and it's very easy for Theresa May to talk the talk and act tough. Let's see what happens when she has to walk the walk." from Paul Nuttall UKIP Leader
    Paul NuttallUKIP Leader
  11. Police officer sacked for gross misconduct

    Jill Archbold

    BBC Look North

    A police officer responsible for alcohol licensing for Humberside Police has been sacked for gross misconduct after he was convicted of being drunk and disorderly.

    PC Gordon Underwood was sacked

    PC Gordon Underwood had served as an officer for fifteen years but received a criminal conviction in March at Hull Magistrates where he was also fined for obstructing three fellow officers.

    At a misconduct hearing this morning he was dismissed from the force without notice

  12. Hammer attack parents sentenced

    Crispin Rolfe

    Reporter, BBC Look North

    The parents of an East Yorkshire woman have each been sentenced to four years in prison for beating her with a hammer at their home in Bempton.

    Deborah and Jennifer Harrison

    The victim's mother Deborah Harrison, seen here walking, and her partner Jennifer Harrison, who is in a wheelchair, both of Railway Cottages, Bempton, were convicted of repeatedly hitting the victim with a hammer in July 2013.

    The judge at Hull Crown Court said it was perhaps the worst case of actual bodily harm he'd ever had to deal with.

  13. Your headlines this lunchtime

    Richard Madden

    BBC Radio Humberside News

    The top stories from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far today include:

    • People attending this weekend's BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend in East Yorkshire have until this evening to book official shuttle bus travel
    • The organisers of the Hull Street Food Nights say relocating the event away from Trinity Square is an option they're looking at
    • Hull's new city centre fountains have been officially switched on today
  14. Anger over relocating Hull street food festival

    David Burns

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A vicar at Hull Minster says he is angry after learning that Hull street food nights in the future may not take place in the square outside the church.

    Hull Minster

    What would have been the second street food festival was cancelled and BBC Radio Humberside understands the next one will be in June and possibly in a different place.

    Speaking to David Burns this morning the Revd Matt Woodcock said it would be a huge shame for people who work to revive the old town.

    Hull Bid have sent the following statement:

    Quote Message: We are exploring the option of relocating Hull Street Food Nights to Zebedee's Yard and Princes Dock Street....There are various issues to consider when organising such a large public event, with security the top priority." from Hull BID
    Hull BID
  15. Final preparations under way for Radio 1's Big Weekend

    James Piekos

    Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

    James Piekos is in Burton Constable to see what final preparations are being made for Saturday and Sunday's One Big Weekend.

    Final Preparations at Burton Constable
    Final Preparations at Burton Constable
    Final Preparations at Burton Constable
  16. Lincensing officer faces disciplinary action

    Jill Archbold

    BBC Look North

    A police officer responsible for alcohol licensing for Humberside Police will face a misconduct hearing today after he was convicted of being drunk and disorderly.

    Humberside Police

    PC Gordon Underwood received a criminal conviction at Hull magistrates court in March where he was also fined for obstructing fellow officers.

  17. Students wear pink to support Manchester attack victims

    Jonathan Willis

    BBC Local Live

    Students in Grimsby are showing their support for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack today.

    Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande is known for wearing the colour and released pink balloons at the end of her concert in Manchester which is why the students say they've chosen it.

    The Franklin College students say they want people to wear something pink to demonstrate acceptance of others and show unity against terrorism.

  18. Radio presenter prepared for water fountains being turned on

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The BBC's David Burns is reporting live from where a new set of water fountains will be turned on in the city centre and he is taking precautions.

    David Burns

    The fountains are part of a £25m upgrade of the city centre.