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Summary

  1. Updates on Thursday 25 February 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday

Live Reporting

By Clare Crooks

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Hull and East Yorkshire Live has finished for today.

    We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area.

    Join us then.

  2. Seven men due in court in Hull next month over fraud allegations

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Seven men have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in Hull. 

    Humberside Police say the charges relate to 16 victims but have not disclosed the full nature of the alleged frauds.

    The men, all in their 20s and from London and Birmingham, have been bailed to appear before Hull Magistrates' Court on Thursday, 24 March.

  3. Headlines: Adult Social Care jobs to be cut in Hull; 2 more arrested over Valentine's day murder

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The top stories from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this afternoon include:

    • More than 60 jobs will be axed in Adult Social Care services in Hull
    • Two more arrests in connection with the murder of a man in Hull on Valentine's Day
    • The sudden closure of The Beverley Arms Hotel in Beverley has come as a shock to locals
  4. Watch: Forecast for tonight and tomorrow across Hull and East Yorkshire

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    It'll be cold but dry overnight. Here's Kay Crewdson with the details.

    Video content

    Video caption: Weather forecast for Thursday 25 February with Kay Crewdson
  5. Bridlington's nipped in to a tourism award shortlist

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Coming out of their shells, these two have nipped in for a spot of happiness in Bridlington

    Bridlington Seafood Festival crabs

    They've obviously heard the news that the Bridlington Seafood Festival has been shortlisted for a tourism award.

    The one day event showcases the town's seafood industry and celebrates it's rich maritime heritage.

    Last year was the first and proved to be hugely popular attracting 15,000 visitors.

    Bridlington Seafood Festival

    The next one is in July.

    The festival is one of just six events in the Small Tourism Event Category of the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards 2016.

  6. Grove out to tackle theft and begging in Hull

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Matthew Grove has been out and about in Hull today.

    The Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner is with Hull BiD looking at various city centre issues.

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  7. Two more arrests made in Hull murder inquiry

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A 17 year old boy and a 24 year old man have been arrested in connection with the murder of Mateusz Szleper (pictured).

    The 21 year old was stabbed to death on Valentines Day in the West Parade area of Hull.

    Mateusz Szleper

    The two men were arrested in the West Midlands after recently moving from Hull.

    Four others arrest who were arrested previously have been given bail.

    The investigation continues.

  8. Dozens of jobs could be axed in Adult Social Care services in Hull

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Hull City Council met to deliver its budget today.

    Sixty jobs which were identified last year when plans were announced to cut over £15m from its adult social care budget will go.

    The council also passed plans to increase council tax in the city by nearly 4%.

    Deputy Leader Cllr Daren Hale (pictured) says these jobs are at risk even though money will be raised for Adult Social Care funding through the council tax hike.

    Darren Hale
    Quote Message: Some of that's because of the changed arrangements." from Darren Hale Hull City Council deputy leader
    Darren HaleHull City Council deputy leader
  9. Former Hull East MP says Humber is a great asset to the North

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Spotted this from Humber LEP's executive director. 

    Business leaders from across the north are gathering in Manchester for a conference on the so-called Northern Powerhouse. 

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  10. Council tax will rise in Hull

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Councillors have voted in favour of increasing council tax in Hull by 3.95%.

    The rise includes 2% which will be ring fenced for adult social care.

    Council tax graphic

    Hull City Council say it's the only way they can make up for millions of pounds of government cuts to their funding.

  11. Listen: Humber Bridge farmers' market to close after May

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Trader Simone Barr was on our breakfast show this morning. 

    Here, she explains why traders are angry that the monthly market is closing.

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    Video caption: Trader Simone Barr on why traders are angry that the monthly market is closing.
  12. Culture grants available for East Riding groups

    Chris Arundel

    Reporter, East Yorkshire

    Darren Stevens (pictured) is the Head of Culture at the East Riding Council. 

    He says East Riding groups wanting to stage special events linked in Hull's City of Culture year will be able to bid for grants of up to £10,000.

    Darren Stevens

    The East Riding Council is an official partner of the City of Culture project and hopes to stage events every day next year.

  13. Hull FC chaplain vows to convert the Archbishop

    BBC Humberside Sport

    The Archbishop of York will be at the KC Stadium tonight to see if Hull can retain top spot in the First Utility Super League.

    The club's chaplain says he's going to try to convert Dr John Sentamu.

    Quote Message: He is very interested in learning what rugby league and Hull FC are all about. He has a background playing rugby union so I'm going to try and convert him." from Reverend Tony Cotson Hull FC club chaplain
    Reverend Tony CotsonHull FC club chaplain
    Reverend Tony Cotson

    The Archbishop is attending the match against Castleford as part of a walk around his province that started in November and ends in west Hull this week.

  14. Beverley Arms Hotel shuts at short notice

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    I'm in Beverley finding out what people think about The Beverley Arms Hotel closing.

    Staff at the hotel were told yesterday it was shutting and that they were being made redundant.

    They've still got the 'A' boards out.

    Outside The Beverley Arms Hotel
  15. Child abuse guilty verdicts 'will help more victims come forward'

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    The lawyer who represented victims in a Child Sex Grooming case says he hopes the verdict will encourage more people who've been abused to come forward.

    Lawyer Dave Greenwood
    Quote Message: The girls who are still out there and are contemplating coming forward need to think; Okay the police are on our side, they believe us. I can come forward now, I can step out of the shadows and there may be some support there." from Dave Greenwood Lawyer
    Dave GreenwoodLawyer

    Yesterday two brothers from East Yorkshire were convicted of charges relating to the grooming of underage girls for sex in Rotherham.

    They were part of a group of six people abusing girls in the town over a 16 year period.

  16. Headlines: Council tax is on the agenda again in Hull; Humber Bridge farmers' market told to move

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    The top stories from the Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this lunchtime include:

    • Council tax charges for people in Hull are being discussed this afternoon
    • Humberside police catch  166 drivers travelling in excess of 100mph in last year
    • Organisers of the Humber Bridge farmers' market have been told to find new location
  17. Happy Birthday to us. Today we celebrate 45 years of broadcasting to you

    BBC Radio Humberside

    BBC Radio Humberside old logo

    We’re 45 today!

    BBC Radio Humberside broadcasters and guests

    The station went on air on 25 February 1971

    BBC Radio Humberoisde's original broadcast vehicle

    that was just two weeks after decimal coinage was introduced in the UK!

  18. Watch: Flying Scotsman close to Newark

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The world's most famous steam loco was routed into a loop to allow Hull Trains to rush past.

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  19. Watch: Tiger's boss reluctant to make team changes for Yorkshire derby match

    Matt Dean

    BBC Radio Humberside

    I've been to chatting to Steve Bruce this morning.

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