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  1. More than 4,000 solar panels to be installed at Goole port

    More than 4,000 solar panels will have been installed at Goole port by the end of this month.

    When the installation is complete, the port is expected to run solely off of solar energy at certain times.

    Associated British Ports (ABP) today posted a photograph of the solar panels in the afternoon sun:

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  2. Hull City thank fans for 'generous donations' to food bank

    Hull City have thanked fans for helping to support a foodbank with the largest donation it has ever received.

    The football club says its supporters have donated 650kg of food, which is enough to feed more than 130 people:

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  3. First Brit to walk in space to get honorary degree

    A Lincolnshire astronaut, who was the first British man to walk in space, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Hull tonight.

    Space Shuttle Discovery

    Michael Foale, who was born in Louth, is one of the UK's most experienced astronauts and has spent more than 374 days in space, completing four space walks.

  4. Council boss defends planned cruise terminal

    The leader of Hull City Council says its disappointing that an aquarium has objected to plans to build a cruise terminal nearby.

    The Deep

    The Deep has raised concerns its marine life could be affected by noise, pollution and vibrations if the terminal is located at Sammy's Point.

    Stephen Brady says the terminal could bring an extra 40,000 visitors a year into Hull who may "never come" to the city if it's not built.

    He said: "We're trying to transform this city, we're trying to transform the lives of the people of this city."

  5. Grieving mother says she will never forgive care home

    A mother has said she will never forgive the "disgusting" treatment of her daughter, who weighed just four stone (25kg) when she died at a care home in Hull.

    Gwynneth Hunter

    Sammy Glew, 33, who had cerebral palsy and epilepsy, died of pneumonia at the Avocet Trust care home in 2015.

    Her mother Gwynneth Hunter said she looked after her daughter for 32 years before placing her in the home.

    She was awarded damages after an inquiry found her daughter was left without sufficient fluids and had not been eating.

    A Hull City Council safeguarding investigation concluded the care provided was "negligent".

    The Avocet Trust has been approached for comment.

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    Video caption: Up to 3,000 clocks are going on show in Barton to honour clock-maker John Harrison.
  7. Thousands of clocks wind up for exhibition

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    Video caption: Up to 3,000 clocks are going on show in Barton to honour clock-maker John Harrison.
  8. Michelin-starred chef demonstrates cooking on Hull estate

    A Michelin-starred chef gave a cooking demonstration on an estate in Hull as part of a project to help people learn how to cook affordable, healthy meals.

    Paul Leonard cooking

    Paul Leonard, from the Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa in Bolton Abbey, showed off his skills on the Great Thornton estate.

    Comedians Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont also appeared at the event, organised by the Goodwin Development Trust.

  9. Rail workers in Yorkshire to stage more strikes next month

    Rail workers are to stage fresh strikes next month in the long-running dispute over guards on trains, causing more travel disruption in Yorkshire.

    An RMT flag

    There will be industrial action on Northern trains on the first three Saturdays of February, with few services running after 17:00.

    The RMT Union says it is making "every effort to get serious and meaningful talks going with Northern but the company are not interested".

    Northern have asked customers to "plan their travel carefully," check timetables "well in advance" and not to rely on "the last trains home".

  10. Man arrested for drink-driving and spitting at police

    A man has been arrested for drink driving, dangerous driving, and assaulting a police officer following a car crash in Hull.


    The collision, which resulted in the car ending on its roof, happened on Newland Avenue at about 02:30.

    A second car and a bollard were also damaged.

    Police said during the arrest of the 20-year-old man an officer was spat at.

  11. Museum in Hull closed by 'problem with heating system'

    A museum in Hull has been forced to close because of a problem with the heating system.

    Hull and East Riding Museum will be shut until further notice:

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