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  1. Today's top stories

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

  2. Today's top stories

    The top stories from across Yorkshire so far today include:

  3. Weather: A sunny evening ahead

    It will remain fine with sunshine this evening, giving way to some long clear spells overnight.

    Turning fairly cool once again with just a gentle breeze:

    Weather graphic
  4. Wakefield MP to look into 'fast fashion' fall-out

    The social and environmental impact of "fast fashion" is to come under scrutiny by MPs as part of efforts to make the industry sustainable.

    Fashion is having a "huge" environmental impact, requiring toxic chemicals and producing climate-changing emissions, Environmental Audit Committee chairwoman and Wakefield Labour MP Mary Creagh has said.

    The committee's inquiry will examine the carbon, resource use and water footprint of clothing throughout its life-cycle and will look at how clothes can be recycled and waste and pollution reduced:

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    Video caption: Mary Creagh MP on 'fast fashion'
  5. Watch: The Lincolnshire Show in 60 seconds

    Whether you were one of the 60,000 people at the 2018 Lincolnshire Show or not, here's a recap of the 134th show:

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    Video caption: Here's just a taster of what went on at the Lincolnshire Show.
  6. 'Best of both worlds' for business after Brexit - Minister

    A senior government minister says businesses in North East Lincolnshire can have "the best of both worlds" after Brexit.

    New government figures show almost £11bn worth of goods went through ports in North East Lincolnshire last year.

    Some companies are worried that may be more difficult and expensive after the UK leaves the European Union.

    But Treasury Minister Liz Truss, on a visit to the Port of Immingham today, says she believes growth will continue:

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    Video caption: The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, visited the port of Immingham today.
  7. Hull anti-social behaviour crackdown 'making a difference'

    Humberside Police officers have made 63 arrests, issued 114 dispersal orders, and carried out 66 searches in Hull city centre since they started their crackdown on antisocial behaviour.

    Hull city centre

    Police have stepped up their patrols in the city centre and say they will help people needing support but will not tolerate anti-social and criminal behaviour.

    Quote Message: Our dedicated officers have been approached by members of the public who have said they feel our work is making a difference, and that they’re happy that we’re dealing effectively with individuals who have been causing problems in the city centre." from Insp Craig Mattinson Hull Central Neighbourhood Policing Team
    Insp Craig MattinsonHull Central Neighbourhood Policing Team
  8. Dispersal order in place in Mablethorpe

    Police officers on the Lincolnshire coast say a dispersal order will be in place over the weekend in Mablethorpe town centre:

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  9. Rotherham missing man appeal

    Police are asking for the public's help to find Giedrius Liulys, who has gone missing from Rotherham.

    Giedrius Liulys

    Mr Liulys, from East Dene, has not been seen since 22:30 on Thursday 21 June.

    The 30-year-old is said to have an interest in Thrybergh Country park and is reported to have been wearing green trousers and a grey top when he went missing.

  10. Bridge works mean Leeds road closures

    Roads will be closed in Leeds this weekend while maintenance work on two bridges is carried out, drivers are being warned.

    Henconner Lane Bridge

    Henconner Lane Bridge (above) in Bramley and Valley Farm Bridge in Rothwell will both have work undertaken to replace expansion joints.

    The work at Henconner Lane will take place from 07:00 to 18:00 on both days.

    On Saturday, a full closure of the southbound carriageway will be in place where Henconner Lane crosses the Stanningley Bypass. The following day the northbound carriageway will be closed.

    The works are expected to be completed by 18:00 each day, but the closure order can remain in place to allow the contractor to work later should it be needed.

    The work at Valley Farm Bridge will take place on three consecutive nights where the A1 Wakefield Road crosses the A639 between 20:00 and 05:00.

    To allow the work to be undertaken, the A61 will be closed during these hours with a signed diversion in place.

    This will only impact southbound traffic, northbound A61 traffic will be unaffected.

  11. Hull and Grimsby House of Fraser stores to close

    The House of Fraser stores in Hull and Grimsby will close with the loss of over 350 jobs, it's been confirmed.

    Hull House of Fraser

    The creditors of House of Fraser have agreed a rescue plan for the department store chain.

    The struggling firm will close 31 out of its 59 outlets with the loss of up to 6,000 jobs.

    Some landlords have complained that they will be the big losers in the process, known as a Company Voluntary Arrangement.

  12. Council staff overpaid by £1.7m

    Lincolnshire County Council staff who've been overpaid in error may be told they can keep the money.

    Salary overpayments totalling £1.7m were discovered at the council.

    The mistakes happened after private contractor Serco took over payroll - and more than £1m has so far been recovered.

    Where the overpayments are "relatively insignificant" staff will not be asked to give the money back.

    Sebbie Barnes, from the county council, says Serco will pay for the mistake not the council.

  13. Do you recognise these stolen items?

    A bag containing what police believe are stolen items of jewellery and coins has been found in a bush in the Herringthorpe area of Rotherham.

    Four coins and a brooch

    They were found last month at the junction of Shenstone Road and Chatterton Drive.

    The jewellery is thought to have been stolen and police want to get the items back to their rightful owners.

  14. House of Fraser to close Lincoln and Grimsby stores

    The House of Fraser stores in Grimsby and Lincoln are to close, it's been confirmed.

    House of Fraser

    Creditors have approved a rescue deal for the department store but the move means the company will press ahead and close 31 of its stores.

    About 280 jobs will be lost over both sites, it's thought.

  15. Late night access to Penistone market under threat

    Penistone's landmark market barn could be fully closed at night amid fears that young people could cause serious damage there, the Local Democracy Reporting Service says.

    Penistone Market Barn with bunting from the tour de Yorkshire

    The oak-structured building has become a magnet for young people, with them being blamed for damage and litter despite the installation of CCTV.

    Now, it seems open access to the building could come to an end following years of wrangling between Barnsley Council and Penistone Town Council.

    Quote Message: The head of the markets team will be looking at the costs of securing the building out of hours." from Councillor Andrew Millner Barnsley Council
    Councillor Andrew MillnerBarnsley Council
  16. Consultation on changes to Huddersfield commuter route

    Kirklees Council is asking people who use the A629 between Edgerton and the M62 to have their say on plans to alter the road.

    Halifax Road, Huddersfield

    A variety of proposals including changing junctions and banning on-street parking on stretches of the route are being put forward.

    The road, which runs between Huddersfield town centre and the Ainley Top roundabout, is used by thousands of commuters every day.

  17. Man given criminal behaviour order for begging in Lincoln

    A 46-year-old man has been told he could face jail if he continues street begging in Lincoln.


    Eamonn Walsh has been handed a criminal behaviour order lasting three years which bans him from asking for money within a designated zone.

    It follows numerous charges of begging in Lincoln, particularly in the Bailgate area.

    Evidence suggests that some beggars claiming to be homeless actually have a home and Lincolnshire Police say this is the case for Mr Walsh.

    Sgt Jon Mellor, from the City Centre Street Policing Team, says the issue of people who are not homeless begging will not go away while well-meaning people continue give on the street.

    Quote Message: This diverts money from those vulnerable people who really need it and leads to more and more begging which can be persuasive, aggressive and intimidating." from Sgt Jon Mellor Lincoln City Centre Policing Team
    Sgt Jon MellorLincoln City Centre Policing Team
  18. Fire crews tackle house and shed blaze in Hull

    About 25 firefighters are dealing with a blaze in Hull which started in a shed and spread to a semi-detached house.

    Fire scene

    The fire, on Oakfield Court, off Cottingham Road, also spread to adjacent sheds on Tickton Grove.

    Fire engine and people around at the scene

    No-one has been injured but police are at the scene as there may be some traffic delays.

  19. World Cup ants 'predict' England victory over Panama

    Jenny Eells

    Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    A colony of leafcutter ants which I've been to meet have "predicted" that England will beat Panama in their World Cup clash at the weekend.

    Ant holding an England flag

    The clairvoyant critters are based at Cannon Hall Farm, near Barnsley, and already seem to have good form.

    After all staff at the farm say the ants "predicted" England would beat Tunisia last week.

    So, clearly you can rely on them...