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Woman who died in Driffield crash named

A woman from West Yorkshire who died in a motorbike crash near Driffield has been named by police.

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Julia Brown, 57, was a pillion passengers on a Kawasaki motorbike in the crash with a car on the A614 earlier this month.

The bike rider, a man, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Butler Schools prove popular at county home

Young visitors to Sewerby Hall near Bridlington are learning about the lives of domestic staff in big country houses more than a century ago.

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Sewerby Hall's Butler School has been running every Friday since the start of the school holidays.

The three to 10-year-olds taking part carry out some of the jobs domestic staff would have done in the Edwardian era, including setting tables and designing menus.

Wednesday's Yorkshire weather forecast

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Southwesterly winds will tend to strengthen today, and although there will be some bright or sunny spells, a few light showers or spots of rain are likely.

Tonight, there'll be outbreaks of rain, which should ease during the early hours:

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Cycle warning after theft increase

Cyclists in East Yorkshire are being urged to be extra vigilant following an increase in the number of bike thefts in the area.

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Humberside Police say they have seen more thefts in places like Cottingham and Beverley.

Officers say they're aware of a number of suspects and are asking people to lock their bikes up when unattended.