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By Adam Pinder-Smith, Elly Fiorentini and Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  1. Listen: Broadband in Ryedale among worst connections in Britain

    Elly Fiorentini

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    if you live in Ryedale your broadband speeds are among the worst in Britain according to the consumer group Which?.

    Their report says connections are as bad as one of the remotest places, the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

    Selwyn Jones, from the internet company, Beeline Broadband, based near Malton, explains what slow speeds mean for the local economy:

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    Video caption: Selwyn Jones on broadband.
  2. Rotherham cheerleaders off the World Championships

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Meet the Trail Blazer Allstars from Rotherham:

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    Video caption: Trail Blazer Allstars chanting.

    They're putting South Yorkshire on the cheerleading map next April, when they head off to the World Championships in Florida.

    Here they are in action:

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    Video caption: Trail Blazer Allstars performing.

    Their coach Gina Williams told me about the people who take part:

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    Video caption: Gina Williams from The Trailblazer Allstars.
  3. Ram-raid at Co-op in Hunmanby

    Elly Fiorentini

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    A digger appears to have driven into the local Co-op on Bridlington Street in Hunmanby near Filey which is closed.

    Malton Road is also closed. We'll bring you more details when we get them from the police.

    Digger ram raids store in Filey
  4. BreakingWagner signs Huddersfield extension

    BBC Sport

    Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner and assistant Christoph Bühler have signed 2 year deals to extend their stay at the club.

    More to follow.

  5. HS2 in Yorkshire: Sir Kevin Barron MP

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    It's not just the Mexborough area of South Yorkshire that's set to impacted by HS2 being built.

    Constituents in the Rother Valley are also likely to be affected by the proposed route.

    Their MP is Sir Kevin Barron, who feels the whole process is just taking too long:

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    Video caption: Sir Kevin Barron on HS2.

    In response HS2 Ltd say they'll "continue to work with estate's developers" and the transport minister Paul Maynard has said the intention was that the development remained a "pleasant and secure" place to live.

  6. Tree felling in Sheffield: council response

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Contractors on Sheffield's tree felling programme have been handing out letters warning that the council is applying for an injunction covering "persons un-named".

    The letters were handed out to people on Abbeydale Park Rise warning them of possible legal action if they protest against the felling programme.

    The Lib Dem councillor for Dore and Totley, Colin Ross, told us he's not happy with the tactics:

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    Video caption: Joe Otten from Sheffield City Council.

    Bryan Lodge is the Cabinet Member for Environment on Sheffield City Council and told me what will happen to anyone who protests in future:

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    Video caption: Bryan Lodge from Sheffield City Council.
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    Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J48 for A168 and J49 for A168.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - One lane closed on A1(M) northbound between J48, A168 (Boroughbridge) and J49, A168 (Dishforth), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Listen: 'They're just bribing us with our own money'

    Andy Kershaw

    BBC Radio Sheffield News

    I'm on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough this morning hearing from residents who've been offered a minimum of £30,000 if they stay in their homes when HS2, which will run through the estate, is built, but that money will be taken back if they sell their homes:

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    Video caption: The Shimmer Estate in Mexborough.

    Amie Pope is one of those residents who's received a letter and far from happy about what it says:

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    Video caption: Resident, Amie Pope.

    HS2 Ltd said it would continue to work with the estate's developer to ensure roads and amenity areas were completed in accordance with the planning permission and also that the developer would complete the remaining unsold houses.

    Quote Message: We are making this cash offer to eligible Shimmer homeowners to encourage those who wish to continue living on the estate do so." from Paul Maynard Transport Minister
    Paul MaynardTransport Minister
  9. Fancy a 15oz Haddock this weekend?

    Adam Pinder-Smith

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Traditionally Friday night is fish and chips night, well in my house it is anyway!

    So if you like this classic dish and fancy a challenge why not get down to Casey's Fish 'n' Chips in Ossett as they claim they're home to the largest portion of nation's favourite meal.

    Take a look:

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    Video caption: Casey’s Fish ‘n’ Chips in Yorkshire.
  10. Man charged with Huddersfield murder

    Oliver Wright

    BBC News Online, Yorkshire

    A man has been charged with murder after the body of a 79-year-old male was found at a property in Huddersfield.

    The body of John Utley was discovered at an address in Royds Avenue, in the Paddock area, at about 06:30 on Wednesday.

    Royds Avenue in Huddersfield

    West Yorkshire Police said a post mortem examination revealed he died as a result of serious head injuries.

    A 55-year-old man is due to appear at Kirklees Magistrates Court later.

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    Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, between J31 for A655 and J32 for A639.

    M62 West Yorkshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M62 eastbound between J31, A655 (Castleford) and J32, A639 (Pontefract), because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Raft building for Bakewell

    Oli Constable

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    This weekend is the Bakewell Carnvial and in the lead up to it, children from the local area, including Sheffield, have been in the Peak District for the annual Make a Raft Race down the river.

    I've been to take a look at some of the finished vessells that the children have made and to find out what else is going on:

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    Video caption: Raft building for Bakewell Carnival.
  13. Smoking numbers down in Yorkshire

    Adam Pinder-Smith

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Tomorrow marks ten years since the Smoking Ban was introduced in the UK and it's been revealed that the number of people who smoke in Yorkshire and the Humber has significantly fallen in recent years.

    A packet of cigarette

    In 2012 it was thought that 22% of people in our region smoked but that figure now sits at around 18%.

  14. A birthday to remember for Ollie from Leeds

    Adam Pinder-Smith

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Chris Hope-Smith is a dad from Leeds, whose son Ollie is being bullied.

    It's Ollie's 9th birthday on Wednesday, so like any parent, Chris decided to help make his son's birthday one to remember, so took to social media to post this tweet:

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    As you can see the post has been retweeted over 9,000 times and a host of celebrities have sent messages back from around the world including Russell Crowe:

    Tweet from Russell Crowe

    Astronaut Tim Peake:

    Tweet from Tim Peake

    And the England Football Team:

    England Football Team tweet

    A list of other celebrities who've taken part and sent messages can be found here.

  15. Listen: HS2 offer is 'just a bribe'

    Kevin Larkin

    Doncaster Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Yesterday we brought you news that the government is offering a minimum of £30,000 to people who opt to stay on the Shimmer estate at Mexborough when the HS2 railway line is built.

    Some homes haven't even been finished yet and these residents that I spoke to are not impressed:

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    Video caption: Residents on the Shimmer estate about HS2.

    Mexborough councillor Sean Gibbons met HS2 and the government yesterday:

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    Video caption: Sean Gibbons on HS2.

    Transport Minister, Paul Maynard, said the intention was that the development remained a "pleasant and secure" place to live and added that he wanted to thank residents for their patience and wanted to reassure them they will be treated fairly and with compassion.

  16. Meet Barnsley FC's new CEO

    Jonathan Buchan

    BBC Radio Sheffield sport

    I've been talking to Gauthier Ganaye, who's the new chief executive of Barnsley FC.

    It's his first interview with BBC Radio Sheffield since joining the club from French side Lens.

    So how did the Frenchman end up at Oakwell?

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    Video caption: New Barnsley CEO Gauthier Ganaye.
  17. Weather: Some good news for the weekend

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    The forecast today is mostly dry across Yorkshire throughout the day before turning wet overnight.

    As for the weekend, there's some good news for Saturday and Sunday as things are bright and dry.

    Here's my forecast:

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    Video caption: Owain Wyn Evans has the forecast for Yorkshire on Friday 30 June
  18. Check your rail journey this morning

    BBC News Travel

    On the rails across Yorkshire so far today, most services seem to be running pretty much to time.

    You can click on the links below to keep up-to-date with the live departure boards for:

  19. Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage across Yorkshire

    Adam Pinder-Smith

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live in Yorkshire on Friday 30 June 2017.

    We'll be with you throughout the day with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates.

    It's looking less than likely that we're in for a glorious end of June summer scorcher today, so I thought I'd begin with this startling evidence from one of our BBC Weather Watchers, of yesterday's damp squib.


    If you snap anything interesting which you'd like to share with the rest of Yorkshire, you can send it in by simply clicking here.