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

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across Hull and East Yorkshire:

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    That's all from Hull and East Yorkshire Live for today. 

    Our weather presenter Keeley Donovan has forecast some snow for the morning so if you've got any pictures you'd like to share you can email them to us or share them with us on Facebook or Twitter.

    Here's one BBC Weather Watcher Simon W shared with BBC Suffolk recently :)

    Two tiny snowmen sitting on a wall
  2. Headlines: No bail for men jailed in India and major bus route in Hull closes for four months

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Latest headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom

    • Two East Yorkshire men jailed in India for alleged firearms offences have been refused bail ahead of an appeal against their sentences
    • Hull Kingston Rovers prop forward Adam Walker has appeared in court charged with alleged child sex offences
    • Carr Lane (pictured) in Hull city centre is closing to traffic for several months from this weekend.
    Carr Lane map
  3. Watch: Weather- snow warning issued for East Yorkshire overnight

    Keeley Donovan

    BBC Look North

    Outbreaks of rain will turn wintry overnight with the risk of a more prolonged spell of snowfall late in the night and during Wednesday morning.

    This will give a covering of snow with 1-4 cm possible in places up to 5-10 cm on higher ground. 

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    Video caption: Weather forecast for Tuesday 1 March 2016 with Keeley Donnovan

    Please be aware of some difficult driving conditions and the potential for travel disruption into Wednesday morning rush hour.

    There remains some uncertainty as to where the greatest snowfall will occur.  

  4. Major bus route in Hull to close for four months for road repairs

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Just when you thought Hull city centre couldn't take any more diggers and orange barriers more are coming. And this time a major road is closing for four months.

    From Sunday Carr Lane, where Primark is, will undergo construction work from Telephone House to the bus shelters at Princes Quay. 

    Carr Lane Map
    Quote Message: Basically Carr Lane in its present state is falling apart. It needs major reconstruction. Its not a simple case of just resurfacing, its the foundations that have failed." from Councillor Martin Mancy Hull City Council
    Councillor Martin MancyHull City Council

    Buses to West Hull will now depart from Anne Street, where the old "Heaven And Hell" nightclub is.

    And you can hear more on this on Drive with me after 17:00.

  5. Hull flasher targets city schoolgirls

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Police are looking for a man in Hull who exposed himself to two 13-year-old girls on their way to school at around 08:30 this morning.

    The girls were walking on Sandford Close when they were approached by a man riding a blue mountain bike who later headed towards Northcott school. 

    Humberside police logo

    He's described as white, with light brown or ginger stubble and was wearing a black hoody with the words 'TAP OUT' written on the front. 

    Police are appealing for witnesses. 

  6. Body of man found in Humber

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The body of a man's been found in the River Humber.

    Police say they were called at just before 21:20 last night to the river close to Lancelot Court in Hull (pictured).

    Victoria Dock

    The man's been formally identified, but not named, as a 28-year-old who's been missing since falling into Hull Marina in the early hours of Thursday, 4 February.

    His death isn't being treated as suspicious.

  7. Almost all East Riding pupils have got into secondary school of their choice

    Jo Makel

    BBC Look North

    Thousands of parents have found out today whether their child got a place at the secondary school of their choice. 

    In East Yorkshire 96 percent of pupils have been given their first choice secondary school. 

    Bridlington School
    Image caption: Bridlington School

    In most local authorities, parents are allowed to express a preference for three schools, but they are not guaranteed a place at their choices.  

  8. No bail for two East Yorkshire men jailed in India

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Two East Yorkshire men jailed in India on firearms charges have been denied bail. 

    Paul Towers of Pocklington and Ray Tindall of Hull were sentenced in January. 

    The MV Seaman Guard Ohio
    Image caption: The MV Seaman Guard Ohio

    They'll continue their appeal against their convictions. 

    They were arrested more than two years ago, while working on an anti-piracy ship.

  9. Sport: Could it be a win for North Ferriby tonight?

    BBC Humberside Sport

    North Ferriby United will be looking to end a run of five league games without a win tonight in National League North. 

    The Villagers are away at Stalybridge Celtic looking to close an eight point gap on leaders Solihull Moors.

    Billy Heath North Ferriby United
    Quote Message: What you've got to do at Stalybridge is you've got to be as physical and as strong as them because they area big team and they do play firm where they get the ball back to front really quickly." from Billy Heath Manager North Ferriby United
    Billy HeathManager North Ferriby United
  10. Sport: Hull City could drop out of automatic promotion places tonight

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City will drop out of the automatic promotion places if Middlesbrough don't lose at Blackburn tonight.

    The Tigers can go back top of the table tomorrow though when they go to Birmingham. 

    Although Leicester City can extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points this evening by beating West Brom, their manager Claudio Ranieri still thinks Spurs are the favourites for the title.

    Steve Bruce
  11. East Yorkshire men detained in India on firearms charges denied bail

    Two East Yorkshire men who are among a group detained in India on firearms charges have been denied bail and the appeal process against their convictions continues.

    Paul Towers, from Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire and Ray Tindall from Hull were among a group of men who worked on an anti-piracy ship and were arrested in October 2013. 

    They were jailed for five years at a court hearing in January. 

    An appeal was lodged, but a judge in Chennai has ruled the men will not be released on bail in the meantime. 

  12. Police scour area after armed robbery at Hull Bank

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    An investigation is under way into an armed robbery at HSBC bank in Hull this morning. 

    Three men threatened staff at the branch on Holderness Road before stealing money and running off.

    Police car

    No one was injured. 

    Officers are in the area searching for those involved.

  13. Hull KR player Adam Walker in court on child sex offences

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Hull KR prop forward Adam Walker has appeared in court charged with child sex offences

    Mr Walker (pictured on the right) faces two counts of attempting to engage in sexual activity with a child. 

    Adam Walker Hull KR prop forward

    The 24-year-old joined the Super League team in 2012. 

    No formal plea was entered. 

    The trial is expected to take place in September. The club say Mr Walker is available for selection.

  14. Lunchtime weather: A cloudy but dry afternoon

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It will be a drier, cloudy afternoon.

    Highs of 11C (52F) but getting cooler through the afternoon as the gusty winds gradually ease.

    Weather graphic
  15. Sport: Its official - Chris Chester has left Hull KR

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Will Poaching will remain in charge of Hull KR for Friday's visit to Super League leaders Widnes. 

    He was put in charge following the standing down of Chris Chester, who's formally severed all ties with the club today. 

    View more on twitter
  16. Strong winds affecting traffic on the Humber Bridge

    BBC Travel

    High winds are causing disruption for drivers on the Humber Bridge between the A63 North Ferriby and the A1077 Barton-Upon-Humber.

    Take care while driving.

    Humber Bridge
  17. Police investigate reports of bank robbery

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    An investigation's under way into reports of a robbery at a bank in Hull this morning. 

    Officers were called to the HSBC branch on Holderness Road (pictured) just after 10:30. 

    They're now carrying out inquiries in the area. 

    HSBC on Holderness Road
  18. Online dating app fraud on the increase

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Humberside Police say more people are becoming victims of fraud through online dating. 

    They're running a campaign with "Get Safe Online" to raise the issue. 

    Det Insp Richard Osgerby is from Humberside Police:

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    Video caption: Humberside Police say more people are becoming victims of fraud through online dating

    Nationally more than 2,000 dating related crimes were reported last year, with the frauds amounting to £27m.  

  19. And its goodbye from him

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Its the end of an era for a Hull company that's been in business since 1970.

    Forty-six years after starting his Sea-Land Floorings business the owner Mike Jackson is calling it a day.

    He's finally retiring at the age of 72 after years of installing everything from decking on trawlers and minesweepers to specialist flooring in many of the region's schools and hospitals. 

    Sea-Land flooring building

    Here's wishing Mike a happy retirement.