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  1. Updates on Thursday 3 March 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Live coverage has now finished for the day across Hull and East Yorkshire.

    We're back tomorrow from 08:00 with more news, sport, travel and weather.

    I'll leave you with a picture of the tiny silver Abraham Barachin cup that's been in the news today. 

    Its finally found its way back home to Wilberforce House in Hull after being stolen 30 years ago:

    Silver Abraham Barachin cup

    Welcome home :)

  2. Film makers need your help to finish project

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Its a Hull film shot in and around Hull and East Yorkshire about the area.

    But the makers need your help to get it finished.

    Julian Woodford (pictured) is in the middle of crowd-funding to raise money for the independent film "The Bagpipe Maker's Baby".  

    Julian Woodford

    The idea was first formed in the 1990's and now Julian's vision is coming to life. 

    The film about love, isolation, community and family will be shot partly in Hornsea later this month with a cast and crew from East Yorkshire.

    You can find out more about the film here:

    Bagpipe makers Baby shot
  3. Watch: weather across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It will be a cloudy, cold night with outbreaks of rain and sleet.

    Here's a look at the full forecast for the next few days:

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    Video caption: Paul Hudson with the weather forecast on Thursday 3 March 2016
  4. Campaign launched to keep children safe

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    If you are concerned a child's being abused you must come forward.

    That's the message from Hull City Council. They're backing a national campaign "Together we can tackle child abuse" which launches today.

    Doll and toy
    Quote Message: Having the courage to step forward and report child abuse is something we all have a responsibility to do wherever we feel there is a need to do so." from Councillor Rosie Nicola Hull City Council
    Councillor Rosie NicolaHull City Council
    Quote Message: If you are concerned that a child may be being abused, don't do nothing, contact Hull's children's social care team who can look into it." from Rick Proctor Independent Chair of Hull Children Safeguarding Board
    Rick ProctorIndependent Chair of Hull Children Safeguarding Board

    For more information or if you are worried about a child, visit or call the Council on 01482 300 300.

  5. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire: Stolen antique cup returned after 30 years and missing woman found

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Stolen Abraham Barachin cup (pictured) returned to Hull after 30 years
    • A specialist unit that helps Humberside police tackle wildlife crime has been saved from closure
    • Missing Beverley woman Deborah Hardy's been found safe and well
    Silver Abraham Barachin cup
  6. Traffic and travel: Another shed load on to the M62

    BBC Travel

    There's fresh disruption on the M62 between J34 for A19 Selby and J35 for M18 Rawcliffe.

    The road is partially-blocked eastbound due to a shed load. Speed limits of 50mph.

    Travel graphic
  7. Funding for community groups to make Hull healthier

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Almost £430,000 is being given to community groups in Hull to make the city healthier.

    It's part of the Healthier Hull Community Fund from the local Clinical Commissioning Group.

    In all 99 groups are getting £5,000 each and we'll find out which projects will benefit later this month.

    Healthier Hull Community Funding Group
  8. Missing Beverley woman found

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A missing Beverley woman's been found safe and well.

    There were concerns for the welfare of 54-year-old Deborah Hardy who went missing from her home this morning.

    Police have thanked people for their help in finding her.

  9. Town's foodbank borrows supplies to meet demand

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Driffield's foodbank has had to borrow supplies from a central warehouse in Hornsea to keep up with demand. 

    More people than ever are using the town's foodbank.   

    Last month they gave out more than half a tonne of food.

    Bag of food
  10. Traffic and travel: Debris on the M62 westbound at Howden

    BBC Travel

    There's disruption on the M62 between J37 for the A614 Howden and J36 for A164 Goole because of debris on the road.

    Travel graphic
  11. Hull fly tipper fined £300

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The man who dumped this rubbish in Melton has been fined £300 and given a two-year suspended sentence.

    Carpet dumped in Melton

    Brian Smith from Bedford Street in Hull was spotted dumping carpet cut-offs on the roadside in Melton last summer.

    East Riding Council says if you're found guilty of fly tipping you can get fined up to £5,000 and could go to prison.

  12. Humberside police wildlife crime unit saved from closure

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    A specialist unit that helps Humberside Police tackle wildlife crime has been saved from closure. 

    The government has announced it'll continue funding the National Wildlife Crime Unit until at least 2020. 

    Dog chasing a hare

    There have been persistent problems in Holderness with groups travelling into the area to stage illegal hare coursing. 

    There will also be extra money to address wildlife crime conducted online.

  13. Build up to tonight's Hull City v Birmingham match

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Steve Bruce (pictured) is expecting a good reception tonight at one of his former clubs Birmingham when Hull City will be looking to return to the top of the Championship.

    Steve Bruce

    He played and managed there:

    Quote Message: It's always been a special club for me, you know, I spent practically 10 years of a 40 year career, why wouldn't it be. There's not many people left, but I had wonderful times, really enjoyable times, good times. A good club, great fan base, really enjoyed playing there, managing there." from Steve Bruce Manager Hull City FC
    Steve BruceManager Hull City FC

    And BBC Radio Humberside has commentary this evening from St Andrews. 

    The build up starts on Sports Talk at 18:00 and we'll hear more from Steve Bruce plus Curtis Davies and Mo Diame. 

  14. Kyle Edmund is out of the Davis Cup this weekend

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Kyle Edmund from Beverley won't play for Great Britain in the Davis Cup this weekend. 

    He's in the team but a back injury has ruled him out of this weekend's tie against Japan in Birmingham.

    Dan Evans will play in his place:

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  15. Search for missing Beverley woman

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Can you help find missing Beverley woman Deborah Hardy (pictured).

    Her family are concerned for her state of mind. 

    She left home just before 08:00 this morning and was last seen at Beverley train station, so its thought she could have gone to Bridlington.

    Missing Beverley woman Deborah Hardy

    Deborah's thought to be wearing a black quilted jacket, dark grey sparkly jumper with black high boots and carrying a pink handbag.

    If you've got any information, call the police on the 101 number.

  16. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A dry and bright day ahead. 

    There is the chance of the odd scattered shower later on.

    Highs of around 7C (45F).

    Weather graphic
  17. Nine-year jail term for Hull drug dealer

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A Hull man's been sentenced to nine years in jail for drug dealing.

    Ian Armstrong (pictured) who's 46 and from Newton Court pleaded guilty to possession and intent to supply heroin when he appeared at Hull Crown Court.

    Ian Armstrong

    Humberside Police say the arrest and conviction was part of Operation Impact - which targets organised and gang crime.

    Quote Message: By targeting people like Armstrong we are determined to ensure they don't blight their local community or sell substances that are very damaging to users." from Det Ch Insp Paul Kirby Humberside Police
    Det Ch Insp Paul KirbyHumberside Police
  18. How far do you have to travel to get your money?

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    People in Howden will soon have access to a cash machine again. 

    There hasn't been one since the HSBC Bank closed down in January. 

    Money coming out of a cash machine

    But the company Cardtronics is going to install am ATM in the wall of the local Co-Op store. 

    David Davis, the town's MP, says shops and cafes in the centre will benefit.   

  19. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire: Foster carer funding row and shoppers get a cash machine in Howden

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    The latest headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

    • The Archbishop of York is backing calls for more money for foster carers 
    • A silver cup (pictured), stolen 30 years ago from a museum in Hull has gone back on display in the city
    • People in Howden will soon have access to a cash machine again
    Silver Barachin cup