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Live Reporting

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  1. Driffield makes it into top 10 for house price increases

    House prices in Driffield have gone up by nearly 7% over the last year - the eighth biggest increase in England.

    A sign for Driffield town

    The East Yorkshire town made it into the top 10 places with the biggest growth in house prices, according to property website Zoopla.

    It looked at house prices over the past year and found the average value of a property in Driffield was £209,406 which was an increase of 6.93%

    According to the analysis, Ryde on the Isle Of Wight has seen the biggest house price increase over the past year.

    Across Britain's nations and regions, prices in Scotland have seen the biggest percentage growth while property values in London have experienced a slight dip.

    Richard Donnell, insight director at Zoopla said: "Affordability levels remain attractive in many areas outside of southern England, a trend we expect to continue into 2019."

  2. Six arrests after men taken to hospital in Hull fight

    Six people have been arrested after a fight in a Hull city centre bar.

    Silver Street

    Two men were taken to hospital after the altercation at about 21:00 last night on Silver Street.

    The six people, two women and four men, arrested remain in custody.

  3. Search to reunite Withernsea bunker workers

    A search is on to reunite the women who worked in a secret underground bunker near Withernsea during the Cold War years.

    Ventilation shafts above the bunker

    A reunion is being organised to bring together hundreds of women who served years underground at RAF Holmpton, monitoring the skies above the east coast for enemy aircraft.

    Janet Levesley, a veteran of the bunker, said: "It would just be so nice to meet up and catch up and I think there will be a lot of fond memories."

    Entrance tunnel to the bunker

    The reunion will take place at RAF Holmpton on International Women's Day, 8 March, to coincide with the opening of a photography exhibition featuring some of the women who worked there.

  4. Street death 'not suspicious'

    Police say they are not treating the death of a man found dead in a street in Hull as suspicious.

    Arncliffe Close

    The emergency services were called to Arncliffe Close following a report of concern over the safety of a man.

    Humberside Police say officers arrived just after 08:00 and "sadly" found the man dead.

    Officers said a file is being prepared for the coroner.

  5. Man due in court accused of murdering toddler

    A man is due to appear in court today accused of murdering a toddler from Hull almost five years ago.

    Hull Crown Court

    Jonathan Garner, 25, of Thirlmere Avenue, Hull, faces charges relating to the death of the 22-month-old girl in February 2014.

    Garner and his former partner Samantha Gregson, 25, of Melling Close, Chesterfield, are also charged with failing to protect a child.

    Humberside Police say the pair were charged following an "extensive and complex investigation" and will appear at Hull Crown Court today.

  6. Fire crews called to house blaze

    Three fire engines have been dealing with a fire in Grimsby this morning.

    Humberside Fire and Rescue were called to the property in the Broadway area at around 07.45 this morning.

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  7. Bridlington station makeover continues

    Visitors arriving at Bridlington railway station are being warned about future engineering works around the area.

    Bridlington station

    A multi-million pound scheme to establish a new transport interchange outside of the station, and to create a new one-way street, leading past the station, is scheduled to begin in the new year.

    Major building work is expected to take place during the summer holiday season.

  8. Electric cars almost ready for highly charged Hull race

    Electric cars are currently being built in workshops across Hull as the city's young people gear up for the UK's first closed road electric car race next year.

    The electric cars

    The event, organised by the Greenpower Trust and Greenport Hull, is being held in the city in April and will see local youngsters make and drive the cars.

    The race will be staged in the Guildhall area of the city.

  9. Yorkshire's 50,000 potholes reported last year - RAC

    Almost 50,000 potholes were reported to local councils across Yorkshire last year.


    The data was complied by the RAC Foundation who say across the UK "the condition of our roads is worsening".

    Damaged shock absorbers, broken suspension springs and distorted wheels are among the most common vehicle problems caused by potholes.

    The government said it was spending £6.5bn on road repairs from 2015-2021.

  10. Yorkshire's weather

    Today will be rather cloudy with a few spots of rain and some sunny spells possible.

    There'll be clear spells for a time overnight with one or two mist or fog patches forming.

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  11. Farmer's red squirrel plan for East Yorkshire

    A former farmer says he's hoping to re-introduce the red squirrel to East Yorkshire.

    Red squirrel

    Shaun Marrs says the smaller red has been driven out by the bigger American grey squirrel and there are now none left in the area.

    There are an estimated 140,000 red squirrels in the UK, compared with more than two million greys.

    Mr Marrs says he's planning to breed red squirrels in Holderness and release them into woodland he owns.

    He says the project may take some time, as baby red squirrels stay with their mum for a year and then they need to be held in a 12ft holding cage for another year before being released.