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  1. Yorkshire's Tuesday weather forecast

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    A mild but windy day with early rain clearing away, leading to dry conditions for the rest of the day with sunny spells and occasional showers.

    Tonight will be windy and clear with showers:

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  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A1105 East Yorkshire both ways

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    A1105 East Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from Walliker Street to Rawling Way.

    A1105 East Yorkshire - A1105 Anlaby Road in Hull blocked in both directions from the Walliker Street junction to the Rawling Way junction, because of accident investigation work.

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

  3. Hull museum's rare whale exhibit dismantled and moved

    Work is under way to dismantle and move a 113-year-old whale skeleton from a maritime museum to allow for refurbishment work to take place.

    Nigel Larkin works on the whale

    The juvenile North Atlantic right whale, the largest item at Hull's Maritime Museum, was caught with its mother near New York in 1907.

    The "fragile skeleton" has been in place for the past 45 years, and is one of 50,000 exhibits going into storage.

    The specimen, along with several other whales, is being taken to Shropshire.

    Nigel Larkin works on the whale

    Whale conservator Nigel Larkin, whose care the skeleton will be in, said he was delighted to be involved.

    He said the 180 pieces of bone would take about three days to document, label and dismantle, and a further two months to be cleaned.

    Mr Larkin added: "We look forward to returning the whale skeletons cleaner, in better condition, and mounted ready for installation in the newly refurbished galleries."

    Inside the whale
  4. Hull pub's 100ft move gets under way piece-by-piece

    Work to deconstruct a Grade-II listed pub in Hull by hand before it is then rebuilt nearby has begun.

    Earl de Grey

    The frontage of the historic Earl De Grey pub, which has been closed since 2005, is to be taken down one piece at a time.

    It has to be moved because of the redevelopment of the A63 Castle Street where it currently stands.

    The parts are to be tagged and stored until the frontage can be reconstructed next year about 100ft away in its new location.

    The Earl De Grey had a colourful reputation due to its seafaring past and spawned numerous stories, including many about the talkative parrot that frequented the bar.

  5. £1m cash boost to reopen Hull Arena 'as soon as possible'

    Up to £1m will be invested in Hull Arena to "bring it up to standard" for the ice skaters who use it and reopen the site very soon, according to Hull City Council.

    Hull Arena

    The Arena is undergoing "essential maintenance" during its prolonged closure throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

    Almost 2,000 people have signed a petition to safeguard its future.

    Hockey clubs, ice skaters and figure skaters all use the venue, which opened in 1987.

    Councillor Dave Craker said skaters had been forced to travel away from Hull to carry on their training.

    He said: "We've decided this morning we're investing up to £1m to bring it up to standard and hopefully we'll get it open as soon as possible.

    "Reading emails that people are travelling to Leeds to do their sports surprised me, to be honest. If one town can open the doors, I don't see why we can't."

  6. Murderer up for early release after confronting knifeman

    A convicted murderer who helped thwart an attack on London Bridge will be considered for parole 10 months early.

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    Video caption: London Bridge: Video shows public confront London Bridge attacker

    Steven Gallant, 42, was jailed for 17 years in 2005 for the murder of ex-firefighter Barrie Jackson in Hull.

    During the trial, Hull Crown Court heard the attack was carried out because Gallant wrongly believed Mr Jackson had attacked his girlfriend.

    He was on day release attending a prisoner rehabilitation event when he confronted Usman Khan with a narwhal tusk after the 28-year-old began stabbing people in November 2019.

    A Ministry of Justice spokesperson said: "The Lord Chancellor has granted Steven Gallant a Royal Prerogative of Mercy reducing his minimum tariff by 10 months in recognition of his exceptionally brave actions at Fishmongers' Hall, which helped save people's lives despite the tremendous risk to his own."

    Khan, who killed Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt, was later shot dead by police.

  7. Yorkshire arts groups get government coronavirus grants

    Arts groups and venues across Yorkshire have received government funding to cope with the impact of the pandemic.

    Corporation music venue

    Harewood House stately home in Leeds received almost £700,000 and Sheffield music venue Corporation got £398,400.

    The money is part of £1.57bn government handout designed to help arts organisations survive losses caused by the outbreak.

    In East Yorkshire, the East Riding Theatre in Beverley was awarded £72,522.

    Other recipients of funding include the Black Dyke brass band in Bradford, which was awarded £76,080, and the Tomorrow's Ghosts gothic and alternative festival in Whitby was given £55,000

    Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said: "This is more vital funding to protect cultural gems across the country, save jobs and prepare the arts to bounce back."

  8. Yorkshire's Monday weather forecast

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    After a cloudy start with patchy rain it'll become mostly dry, with brisk southerly winds.

    Tonight will be cloudy and windy with showery rain:

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