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  1. Updates on Tuesday 23 February 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday

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

    Local Live has finished for today. We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area. Join us then.

    I'll leave you with this picture sent to us by Natalie Waudby of the sun setting at The Deep in Hull.

    The Deep
  2. Your views: You are still talking about the apology Steve Bruce was given live on-air

    BBC Sport

    More comments have come from you on our Facebook page after Mark Chapman said sorry to Hull City Manager Steve Bruce.

    It's after it was suggested by Chapman that Hull would not go through to the next round of the FA Cup.

    Quote Message: Justice will be done Hull City 1 Arsenal 0 from Diawase
    Quote Message: So they should, about time they were fair to all teams not just Premier League ones from Chris
    Quote Message: Looks like he apologised Dad! from Jason
    Steve Bruce and Mark Chapman
  3. The headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    These are the headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening:

    • A man has been found dead with multiple injuries at a house in West Hull.
    • Mark Blakeston from Cottingham who was reported missing has been found safe and well. 
    • East Yorkshire tennis player Kyle Edmund has been named in the Great Britain team.
  4. Hull nightclub confirms it will be open as normal following fire

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Operators of The Valbon nightclub in Hull say the club will be open as usual on Friday

    The news comes after a fire broke out at the former Pozition night club in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

    Around 300 people were safely escorted from the building. 

    Two men have been charged with arson over the fire.

  5. Traffic and Travel: Delays in Hull

    BBC Travel

    EYMS say their drivers are reporting extremely heavy and standing traffic on Holderness Road, causing delays for buses through East Hull.  

  6. Traffic police target 'at risk' stretches of roads

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    Humberside Police are to target specific roads over the next few months to reduce the number of deaths.

    In the last year 20 people died in collisions in Hull and East Yorkshire.

    Officers say they will be targeting young drivers.

    "At risk" routes and locations have been identified where officers will use specialist enforcement and equipment.

    Quote Message: Not only will we target specific roads that have a fatal collision history but through partnership working, we will also target specific groups through education and training. from Ch Insp Glen Suttenwood Head of Roads Policing for South Yorkshire and Humberside
    Ch Insp Glen SuttenwoodHead of Roads Policing for South Yorkshire and Humberside
    Police van
  7. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: A widespread frost this evening

    BBC Weather

    Largely clear with a widespread frost.

    Some wintry showers especially towards the coast.

    Lows of 1C

  8. Cottingham man reunited with his family

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Humberside Police say Mark Blakeston who was thought to have been missing earlier in the day has been found and is being reunited with his family.

    Officers have thanked everyone for their help and also for sharing it on social media.

  9. Sky's the limit for East Yorkshire's BAE engineers

    Sarah Corker

    BBC Look North

    A team of aircraft engineers at BAE Systems in East Yorkshire is recreating the first plane to fly from the Brough site. 

    Volunteers are building a replica of the seaplane designed by aviator Robert Blackburn who set up the factory in 1916.

    It's hoped it will take to the skies over the Humber later this year as part of the centenary celebrations. 

  10. Sport: Hull FC Team update

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC have made one change to the 19 man squad for Thursday's game with Castleford Tigers.

    Jordan Abdull replaces Feka Paleaaesina.  

  11. Stamp collection recovered after police arrest

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Humberside Police have recovered these stamps after arresting a woman.

    They were found in Goole. Officers are keen to return them to their owner.

  12. Archbishop to attend rugby league match

    Matt Dean

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The Archbishop of York will attend the Hull FC v Castleford match on Thursday.

    It's part of his "Pilgrimage of Prayer, Witness & Blessing" tour.  

    Dr John Sentamu
  13. The headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    These are the headllines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this afternoon:

    • Police are appealing for information after a man was found dead with "multiple injuries" in Hull 
    • Hull University porters and security staff to vote on strike action 
    • A team of aircraft engineers at BAE Systems in East Yorkshire is recreating the first plane to fly from the Brough
  14. Traffic and travel: Update from bus firm

    BBC Travel

    EYMS have an update on their bus services:

    • The Road between Lebberston and Gristhorpe is blocked by an overturned bin lorry. They are struggling to serve Lebberston
    • In Bridlington there are emergency roadworks on Marton Gate meaning services 504 and 512 are being diverted
  15. Health minister quizzed over mental health funding for Hull

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    The Labour North MP, Diana Johnson has asked the Health Minister about progress on improving child mental health services in Hull.

    Alistair Burt recently met with Ms Johnson in Hull to discuss service provision.

    He told the House of Commons that the number of beds available for children has increased over the last few years but admitted they weren't always in the right places.

    Quote Message: I don't think there's any new money specifically needed in order to deliver the commitment to provide inpatient care in Hull because that seemed to be agreed by people. But the problem was the delivery of it." from Alistair Burt MP Health Minister
    Alistair Burt MPHealth Minister
    Diana Johnson
  16. The headlines this afternoon from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Local Live

    These are the headlines from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

    • An investigation under way after a man's body was found at a house in Hull in the early hours of this morning
    • Concerns are growing for a man from Cottingham who failed to return home after a doctor's appointment
    • Plans to boost tourism in Withernsea, Goole and Bridlington.
  17. Drax pre-tax profits fall

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The energy company Drax near Goole has announced a 64% fall in pre-tax profits from £166m to £59m in the year to December 2015.

    It said it had been affected by the government's U-turn on green energy support and low energy prices.

    Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson described it as a "challenging year".

    Drax power station
  18. Hull University porters and security staff to vote on strike action

    Sixteen porters and security staff at Hull University are being balloted on industrial action over pay.

    The union UNISON says new contracts being put in place next month could see porters' pay be reduced from £24,000 to £15,000.

    Quote Message: Our members are extremely anxious and stressed about this because such massive cuts to pay will see many struggle to pay mortgages and rent. from Leonie Sharp UNISON Regional Organiser
    Leonie SharpUNISON Regional Organiser
    University of Hull