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  1. Woman denies Joanne Hemingway murder in Hull
  2. Hospitals trust defends work to prevent cyber attacks
  3. DJ and music producer Goldie to present Turner Prize in Hull in December
  4. New Scunthorpe United stadium plans in doubt
  5. Thousands of Lincolnshire homes to miss out on superfast broadband
  6. Newly released US files reveal Grimsby tip-off before JFK killing
  7. Updates on Friday 27 October 2017

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By Suzy Lawson

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  1. Five things we've learned today

    Suzy Lawson

    BBC Local Live

    That's it from me today, but we'll be back at 08:00 on Monday morning with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

    Before I go, here are five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

    1. The future of plans for a new stadium in Scunthorpe are in doubt
    2. New signs go up to stop drivers taking risks near the Humber Bridge
    3. The mysterious link between Grimsby and the assasination of JFK
    4. Goldie will present the Turner Prize in Hull in December
    5. And Kyle Edmund takes a step closer to the Vienna Open final

    Have a great weekend.

  2. Harry Potter comes to Hull

    Suzy Lawson

    BBC Local Live

    An exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book is due to go on show in Hull next month.

    Person dressed as Harry Potter

    The display, at Hull Central Library, is inspired by The British Library's new exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic.

    There will be panels showing images of rare books, manuscripts and objects featured in The British Library's exhibition, plus images of material from JK Rowling's own collection.

    Hull myths, folklore and fortune telling will also be on display at the exhibition, which starts next Wednesday.

  3. Hospitals trust defends work to prevent cyber attacks

    Vicky Johnson

    BBC Look North

    The NHS trust which runs hospitals in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Goole says it works tirelessly to keep its online systems secure.

    Hospital corridor

    It comes as a government report says the cyber attacks which affected more than a third of NHS trusts earlier this year could have been prevented if up-to-date IT security measures had been in place.

    Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust was affected by a ransomware attack twice in six months.

    Quote Message: The two attacks were very different in nature and demonstrate how hard we must work to stay ahead of cyber-criminals. Threats will always be present and our teams, alongside national cyber security specialists, are working tirelessly to keep our systems secure." from Pam Clipson Director of strategy and planning, Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
    Pam ClipsonDirector of strategy and planning, Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
  4. Weather: A cold and clear night ahead

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    We've got a cold and clear evening to come, before cloud thickens overnight.

    It'll be a breezy and cloudy start to Saturday, with the chance of a few bright spells and the odd shower.

    Weather chart
  5. Hull library could be on the move

    Hull's Holderness Road Library could be moved to another site, the city council says.

    Holderness Road Library

    The authority's lease on the current property comes to an end in May 2018, so is considering moving it into another council-owned building.

    Hull City Council is asking for people's views on the future of the library and proposals for three alternative locations:

    • Drypool Green Community Centre
    • East Park Pavilion
    • Balfour Street Community Centre

    The consultation over the future of the library is due to close next Tuesday.

  6. Blooming marvellous: Village's floral displays up for national award

    A village in East Yorkshire is up for a Britain in Bloom award tonight.

    Flower display

    The green-fingered folk of Hutton Cranswick, near Driffield, are hoping to win a gold medal for their floral displays in the Large Village category.

    It's up against seven other villages, including Usk in Wales, Coupar Angus in Scotland and Cullybackey in Northern Ireland.

  7. CCTV appeal after Hull workshop burglary

    Three men are being sought in connection with the theft of more than £6,000 worth of tools from a workshop in Hull.

    image of three man

    Officers say it happened at a property on Hull Road in Dunswell some time overnight on Tuesday 24 - Wednesday 25 October.

    Each man was wearing a distinctive item of clothing, say police.

    One was wearing a camouflage jacket, another a two-tone hooded top and the third a two-tone beenie hat. The third man could have a tattoo on his neck.

    Anyone with information or who can identify the men in the CCTV image above is being asked to get in touch with police.

  8. In pictures: Today's glorious autumn sunrise caught on camera

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Our BBC Weather Watchers were out making the most of a crisp and sunny autumnal morning earlier today.

    Perry sent in this great photo from Hornsea:

    Sunrise in Hornsea

    And this one came from Marvozzy in Goole:

    Sunrise in Goole
  9. Weather: Sunny and dry for remainder of afternoon

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    It's been a lovely sunny day in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far.

    And there's more of the same for the rest of this afternoon, with some good spells of sunshine still ahead:

    Weather chart
  10. Beverley's Kyle Edmund on target for Vienna Open semi-finals

    Simon Clark

    BBC Radio Humberside Sport

    East Yorkshire tennis player Kyle Edmund has secured his place in the semi-final of the Vienna Open.

    Kyle Edmund

    Edmunds, from Beverley, beat Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets, 6-2 7-5.

    It's his third ATP semi-final of the year.

  11. Your headlines this afternoon

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside News

    The top stories from East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far this afternoon include:

  12. Files now reveal Grimsby tip-off before JFK killing

    Harry Parkhill

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    It's emerged that a phone call from Grimsby may have tipped-off a local newspaper just minutes before President John F Kennedy was murdered in 1963.


    The details of the call to the Cambridge News have come to light in a batch of declassified documents about the assassination.

    The chief reporter at the Cambridge News says no one now working at the paper knew the exchange had happened, until it was discovered in the CIA files.

    Quote Message: In that document it was mentioned that a call had been made to the Cambridge News warning that something big was going to happen and it would be good if the Cambridge News rang the American embassy in London for news." from Chris Elliot Chief Reporter, Cambridge News
    Chris ElliotChief Reporter, Cambridge News
  13. Signs go up to stop Humber Bridge 'near misses'

    New signs have gone up near to the Humber Bridge, to try and reduce the number of 'near misses.'

    Road signs

    A report by the Humber Bridge Board said there had been more than 100 incidents of unsafe driving, including people doing U-turns or reversing out of wrong lanes in five months.

  14. Engineering works affect weekend services on Hull Trains

    Engineering works could mean longer journey times for people travelling from Hull to London for the next six weekends, according to Hull Trains.

    Hull Trains train

    The firm says it is running a reduced service because of track improvement works in the Grantham area.

    There are more details of the changes here.

  15. Goldie 'looking forward' to hosting Turner Prize in Hull

    Musician, artist and DJ Goldie says he's looking forward to seeing more of Hull when he hosts the Turner Prize in the city later this year.


    It was announced earlier that Goldie will present the prestigious art prize at an event at Hull Minster on Tuesday 5 December.

    An exhibition of the four shortlisted artists is currently on at the city's Ferens Gallery as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations.

    The winner will receive £25,000.

    Quote Message: Hull is having a storming year as UK City of Culture and I'm really looking forward to getting to see more of it myself."
  16. More than 100 near misses on Humber Bridge

    Matthew Bone

    Video Journalist, BBC Look North

    There have been seven accidents and more than 100 "near misses" on the Humber Bridge in five months, according to the board which runs it.

    Humber Bridge

    The Humber Bridge Board says incidents include people doing U-turns and reversing out of wrong lanes.

    About 75% of the near misses were a result of drivers not knowing which lane to go in following the introduction of a electronic toll system.

    New signs have been put up to try and deal with the problem, according to the Humber Bridge Board.

  17. Woman denies Joanne Hemingway murder in Hull

    Stuart Harratt

    BBC Local Live

    A woman has denied murdering another woman who died following an assault in a Hull street.

    Joanne Hemingway

    Joanne Hemingway (pictured), 39, was attacked outside a flat on Beverley Road on 29 June. She suffered "serious injuries" and later died in hospital.

    Angela Burkitt, 53, also of Beverley Road, pleaded not guilty to murder and intimidating a witness during an appearance at Hull Crown Court.

    She was remanded in custody and is due to face trial next month.

  18. New Scunthorpe United stadium plans in doubt

    BBC Humberside Sport

    The future of a major development in North Lincolnshire which would include a new stadium for Scunthorpe United is uncertain.

    Glanford Park stadium

    Club chairman Peter Swann has told BBC Radio Humberside the club will not now be relocating to the Lincolnshire Lakes development and is now planning to improve the existing Glanford Park stadium.

    In April 2015, the club's plans for a new 12,000-seater football stadium on a 23-hectare site at the Lincolnshire Lakes development were approved.

    Peter Swann said: "It's pretty clear that the council has gone cold on Lincolnshire Lakes. We have been completely left out in the cold."

    Responding, the leader of North Lincolnshire Council, Rob Waltham, said the door is still open for a new stadium at the site and it's up to Scunthorpe United to move the plans forward.

  19. Your headlines this morning

    Natalie Glanvill

    BBC Radio Humberside News

    The top stories for East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire so far today include:

    • A cyber attack which hit hospitals in East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire earlier this year could have been prevented, a new report says
    • Police issue warning after more than 600 bikes are stolen in Hull in the last six months
    • It's been announced this morning that the DJ and producer Goldie is to present the Turner Prize in Hull later this year
  20. Bike thefts rise prompts police warning

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Humberside Police says it's seen a big increase in the number of bicycle thefts in Hull, with more than 600 stolen in the past six months.

    People on bicycles

    Officers say 164 cycles were stolen in September alone, almost double the figure for the same period last year.

    They are warning people to use a strong D-lock if they are leaving their bike on the street and are asking people to note down the serial number.