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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 22 February 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Louise Wheeler

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    Thanks for joining me today from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom. We'll be back from 0800 am on Tuesday, 23 February 2016. 

    You can contact us on FacebookTwitter or email us.  

    I'll leave you with this fantastic picture taken by OctoVision Media of Holy Trinity church in Hull.

    Holy Trinity
  2. The headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    Here are the main stories from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening:

    • Yorkshire artist David Hockney is holding a comprehensive show of his work in London next year
  3. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: A cold night ahead

    BBC Weather

    A cold night ahead with lengthy clear spells, allowing a widespread frost to develop.

    A brisk northwest wind.

    Lows of 4 C.

    Weather
  4. MP's views: Our local MP's thoughts from the House of Commons

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    As Prime Minister David Cameron put his case forward to explain why he thinks it is better that the UK stays in Europe - what are our local MP's tweeting about?

    Quote Message: So much for a polite campaign on EU within the Tory Party. Plenty of Tory MP's shouting rude comments at Boris from Andrew Percy MP Conservative, Brigg and Goole
    Andrew Percy MPConservative, Brigg and Goole
    Quote Message: Boris and Dave scrapping in public from Karl Turner MP Labour, Hull East
    Karl Turner MPLabour, Hull East
    Quote Message: No guarantees of what happens if we leave EU by @YvetteCooperMP. Canada been trying to negotiate trade deal with EU for 7 years already from Diana Johnson MP Labour, Hull North
    Diana Johnson MPLabour, Hull North
    Quote Message: Cameron v Boris will make Blair and Brown look like Jedward. from John Prescott Former Hull East and Labour MP
    John PrescottFormer Hull East and Labour MP
    Quote Message: Moody's have given a litany of bad predictions, today another "a decision to leave the EU would be credit negative for the UK economy." That is the same Moody's which failed to predict the biggest banking crisis of modern times. Moody's claim that economic cost of Brexit would outweigh the benefits looks to be as inaccurate as we have come to expect from them from David Davis MP Conservative, Haltemprice and Howden
    David Davis MPConservative, Haltemprice and Howden
    David Cameron
  5. Hornsea development plans have been approved by councillors

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Proposals to redevelopment Hornsea South Promenade have been approved by East Riding Council today. 

    It's hoped the plans, developed in partnership with commercial fishermen, Hornsea Inshore Rescue and the Hornsea Sea Angling Club, will secure the future of the fishing industry in the town.

    Better leisure and shopping facilities are also being planned for the development.

    The council says work will begin as soon as funding for the £5m is secured.

    Hornsea development plans
  6. Officers appeal for information after lead is stolen from Hull church

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    sheets of lead guttering have been stolen from the roof of St Mary's Church in Hull.

    It was taken sometime between January 1s and Friday 19 this year police said.

    Since 7 February police say there's been 18 reports of lead flashing having been stolen from bay windows in Hedon, Preston, Skirlaugh, Swine and Thorngumbald.

    Quote Message: Stealing this amount of lead takes time and a vehicle to transport it, so any early reports of suspicious cars or people acting strangely, taking pictures of roofs, jotting notes, walking around the outside of a neighbour’s property - any of these sightings will assist police in tracking down potential offenders quicker." from PCSO Darren Bainton
    PCSO Darren Bainton
    Metal thieves warning
  7. Sport: Hull FC team update

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC coach Lee Radford says the Black and Whites have a clean bill of health going into the game with Castleford Tigers on Thursday.  

  8. Watch: Fans respond to Mark Chapman's comments

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Mark Chapman suggested that it would be Arsenal that would go through to the FA Cup on MOTD 2.

    The tigers kept Arsenal to a 0-0 draw over the weekend - and now face a replay with The Gunners.

    Chapman has since apologised for upsetting supporters.

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  9. The headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this afternoon

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    Here are the main headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

    • Local MP's have been listening to the Prime Minister as David Cameron outlines why Britain should remain in Europe.
    • Two men have been charged with arson after a fire broke out at a nightclub in Hull.  
    • £8,000 lead theft from a church in Hull.
  10. Bereaved Hull mother felt minister 'listened' to concerns

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    Bereaved families whose children's ashes were scattered without their knowledge travelled to London today to meet with the Justice Minister Michael Gove.

    Mother Tina Trowhill from Hull said she felt Mr Gove had listened to their concerns.

    View more on twitter
  11. Sport: Hull City fans receive an apology

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Mark Chapman, host of Match of the Day 2, has said sorry to Hull City fans after suggesting it would be Arsenal who'd go through in the FA Cup.

    The Tigers kept Arsenal to a 0-0 draw over the weekend.

    View more on twitter
  12. Weather: Cold and sunny spells

    BBC Weather

    A dry and bright day with some sunny spells. Feeling cold so wrap up warm.

    The winds will ease by later afternoon.

    Top temperatures of 7C.

    Weather
  13. Watch: Would you like to become a BBC Weather Watcher?

    BBC Weather

    We'd love you to sign up and become a BBC Weather Watcher.

    It's really simple -- and helps Keeley, Paul and the team see what the weather's doing where you are.

    Just go to the website and send us your photos and weather reports.

    Video content

    Video caption: We'd really like your help creating our forecasts!
  14. New furniture store to support homeless in Hull

    Homelessness charity Emmaus opened its new furniture warehouse on Lockwood Street in Hull today.

    The project is largely staffed by volunteers who were formerly homeless, but now live in purpose-built accommodation on site. 

    They come off benefits and are supported to develop new skills. Many eventually go on to find full time work.

    View more on twitter
  15. Hull MP wants more to be done to import port security

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    The Labour and Hull East MP Karl Turner says he wants the Home Secretary to do more to protect port security.

    P&O Ferries has increased its security checks on services to Hull.

    Last week 18 stowaways were found in a lorry on a ferry travelling from Rotterdam to the Port of Hull,

    Quote Message: I think ports like Hull are vulnerable. I think it is becoming increasingly apparent that sea ports are becoming an easy target for immigrants and people traffickers. I want to commend the border force in Hull for doing a difficult job in strained circumstances." from Karl Turner Hull East MP
    Karl TurnerHull East MP
    Karl Turner
  16. Our MPs and their views on the EU Referendum

    Yunus Mulla

    Reporter, BBC Look North East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    MPs will hear later why the Prime Minister believes people should vote to stay in Europe in the forthcoming referendum. 

    This afternoon David Cameron will outline details of the deal he agreed with other European leaders last week.

    But what do our local MPs think?

    • Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart (Con) is UNDECIDED
    • Hull West and Hessle MP Alan Johnson (Lab) is campaigning to stay IN Europe
    • Hull East MP Karl Turner (Lab) support saying IN Europe
    • Andrew Percy who represents Brigg and Goole (Con) says Britain would be better OUT of Europe
    • The East Yorkshire MP Greg Knight (Con) says Britain should be OUT of Europe
    • David Davis, Haltemprice and Howden (Con) will vote for Britain to be OUT of Europe
    Europe
  17. Response from Home Office after 18 people detained at Port of Hull

    Sarah Corker

    BBC Look North

    The Home Office says 18 people detained at the port of Hull on 18 February on suspicion of entering the UK illegally remain in the care of Border Force. 

    Quote Message: Their cases are being progressed and we will not provide a running commentary on this process. The 51-year-old driver of the lorry, who was arrested on suspicion of facilitating illegal immigration, has been released on bail pending further investigations. " from Home Office
    Home Office
    Ferry
  18. Power expected to be restored to Hull by 14:00

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Around 350 homes and businesses are without power in the centre of Hull.

    Northern Powergrid expect the power to be restored by 14:00.

    They say that some customers have had their power restored. Their engineers are working to fix the problem.

  19. Traffic and travel: Delays on the M62

    BBC Travel

    If you are planning to travel along the M62 today just be aware that junction 23 westbound is closed following an accident.

    Yorkshire Ambulance say the air ambulance, the HART team, doctor and paramedics are on the scene.

    M62