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Jonathan Willis

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  1. Liam Marshall

    Wigan Warriors end their three-match losing run with victory at Hull FC to stay second in the Super League table.

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  2. Today's top stories

    Here are today's top stories for East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire

    Updates on breaking news will continue through the weekend.

  3. Weather: Mixed forecast for the weekend

    BBC Weather

    Any showers will die away to leave a dry night.

    Tomorrow morning will see showery rain move in from the west.

    In the afternoon there's a risk of heavy showers and possible thunderstorms.

    Sunday will be largely dry and settled.

    Weather Forecast
  4. Beverley hosts alternative folk festival

    Local folk musicians will perform in pubs and clubs around Beverley this weekend, as they look to replace the defunct Beverley folk festival.

    Beverley Fringe Festival

    The Beverley folk festival was called off in April, after the firm which ran it went bust.

    The festival started in 1984 and was to be held for the sixth time at Beverley Racecourse in June.

    This evening's Beverley fringe festival will see acts perform at a number of local pubs and the East Riding Theatre.

  5. Police test facial recognition technology

    Humberside Police are testing facial recognition technology at Humber ports to try and identify wanted people.

    Facial Recognition

    The two day trial, which was done in partnership with the Metropolitan Police, was carried out at King George Docks earlier this week.

    The forces say initial tests indicate using the technology was a success.

  6. 'Rusty' cyclists offered confidence raising course

    Cyclists who are a bit "rusty" are being offered the chance to take a free court to help them regain their confidence on two wheels:

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  7. Elderly man knocked over during Hessle shop theft

    An 80-year-old man has been left with injuries to his head and elbow after he was knocked to the floor by two men during a shop theft in Hessle.

    CCTV footage

    CCTV images have been released of the suspects.

    The incident happened at the Co-op supermarket on Hessle Square just before 10:00 on 21 April.

  8. MP welcomes rail investment

    Andrew Percy, the MP for Brigg and Goole, has said the news that 94 new underground trains will be built at the new Siemens factory in Goole is "brilliant".

    Underground trains

    The contract will help bring 700 new manufacturing jobs to the town and an estimated 50 new apprentice and graduate positions will be created.

    The contract is worth £1.5 billion to Siemens.

    Quote Message: It's brilliant news and perhaps we should be a bit nicer about all the investment going on in London. This investment in London is something we can all be grateful for because it means hundreds of jobs here and millions on pounds being spent in Goole. from Andrew Percy MP Brigg and Goole
    Andrew Percy MPBrigg and Goole
  9. Foot to the pedal for Beverley bike festival

    A bicycle stunt team, a penny-farthing and other types of bikes will all feature in this year's Beverley bike festival.

    Stunt Bike

    The free event will be held in Beverley’s Saturday Market on Sunday.

    The whole of the market place will become a huge cycling playground with plenty of free family activities.

    There will also be three organised family bike rides around Beverley.

    Quote Message: We hope all the events across the week will encourage families to get out on their bikes more and maybe some to take up cycling for the first time." from Councillor John Barrett East Riding of Yorkshire Council
    Councillor John BarrettEast Riding of Yorkshire Council
  10. Hull Trains cancel services

    Hull Trains have cancelled the 15.12 Hull to London Kings Cross service.

    The 18.48 London Kings Cross to Beverley service has also been cancelled.

    Passengers are being given alternative travel advice:

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  11. Delays expected near hospital after accident

    Motorists are being warned of delays around the Hull Royal Infirmary area after a car accident earlier.

    Car accident
  12. Strikes at three Yorkshire colleges suspended

    Strike action by staff at three Yorkshire colleges which was due to take place from Monday has been called off.

    Hull College

    Hull College Group, which runs colleges in Hull, Goole and Harrogate, has begun a restructuring plan to deal with a £10m deficit, putting 231 jobs at risk.

    Monday's strike was planned to follow a three-day walkout in May by University and College Union (UCU) members.

    In a joint statement, Hull College Group and the UCU say the strike action next week has been suspended following "positive" talks.

    Both groups say they will continue to work together to avoid compulsory redundancies as part of the restructure:

    Quote Message: We mutually recognise that the past few years have been very challenging for staff and students at Hull College Group and we share the joint ambition to bring about positive changes to ensure we continue to be vibrant and exciting places to learn and a good place to work." from Hull College Group and UCU joint statement
    Hull College Group and UCU joint statement