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Summary

  1. Man dies in fire on Washington Street in Hull
  2. Owners of North Ferriby United put club up for sale
  3. Updates on Friday 4 March 2016

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage for the day

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

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

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

    Hope you have a good weekend.

  2. Headlines: Man dies in Hull house fire and new jobs secured for the area

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • A man's died in a house fire in Washington Street in Hull
    • Deadline for the last residents to leave a Beverley chalet park but some say they'll refuse to move tomorrow 
    The chalets at Lakeminster Park
  3. Weather: Rain and sleet for most this evening

    Keeley Donovan

    BBC Look North

    A cloudy and wet evening ahead with outbreaks of rain and sleet and perhaps a little snow. 

    The risk of icy stretches. 

    Here's the full forecast with Keeley

  4. BreakingMan dies in Hull house fire

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A man's died in a fire on Washington Street in Hull.

    Humberside Fire and Rescue were called to the house in the Beverley Road area of the city in the early hours of this morning.

    Three people managed to get themselves out of the property.

    There was what's being described as a significant fire in a first floor bedroom where a man was found dead at the scene.

    Investigations are underway but police aren't treating the fire as suspicious.

    Washington Street Hull
  5. New green energy plant to create jobs and power 11,000 homes

    Sarah Corker

    BBC Look North

    A new £35m biomass plant near Hull will create forty new jobs. 

    HRS Energy says the site, which will be built in the hamlet of Tansterne in East Yorkshire, will provide enough energy to power 11,000 homes. 

    It will burn twenty tonnes of recycled wood an hour. 

    Video content

    Video caption: A new £35m biomass plant near Hull provide enough energy to power 11,000 homes
  6. Sport: Hull FC can end Wigan's unbeaten start to Super league at the KC Stadium

    BBC Humberside Sport

    There's a busy night ahead of Super League with both our sides playing. 

    Hull FC players hope to make up for last week's home defeat by Castleford by beating Wigan. 

    The game sees Scott Taylor up against the club he left last year to join the Black and Whites, who he'd always wanted to play for since he was a young boy.

    Taylor in pre-season training with Hull FC
    Quote Message: It's been a long journey but I always knew I wanted to be here one day and playing week in week out for Hull. Now it's a dream come true and there's no one more happy to pull on a Hull FC shirt than me." from Scott Taylor Hull FC
    Scott TaylorHull FC

    COMMENTARIES: tonight on Hull KR (95.9FM & online, 8pm), Hull FC (1485am & online, 20:00), Grimsby Town (digital & online, 19:45). Build-up from 18:00.

  7. Sport: Willie Poching takes temporary charge of Hull KR again - but will it be his last?

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull KR acting head coach Willie Poching says their game at Widnes isn't a "must win" one. 

    That's despite the fact that Rovers are without a win in their opening four games.

    Willie Poching helped Leeds to the 2004 Grand Final
    Quote Message: The only must is to perform the best you can. I'd be disappointed if we didn't do that, if we didn't come up with the performance we're capable of. Everybody's got to perform to their potential, we have to do that as a group. That's the only must." from Willie Poching Acting Head Coach
    Willie PochingActing Head Coach
  8. "We're staying put" - Mobile home residents refuse to leave a development near Beverley

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    People living on a mobile home development near Beverley say they've no immediate plans to leave the site despite an enforcement notice which comes into force at midnight. 

    All of the homes on the Lakeminster Park development are supposed to be removed from the site by then after retrospective planning permission for people to live there all year-round at was refused by East Riding Council.

    Following appeals, the decision was upheld and residents were given 18 months from September 2014 to move out.

    Lake Minster mobile homes

    One group is pinning its hopes on the site owner getting planning permission for the homes on appeal.

    David Aldcroft says he's staying in his home until there's a definitive ruling:

    Quote Message: I'm hoping that some solution will be found that will satisfy us all without too much upheaval really. Ideally it would be wonderful if we won residency here which is a long shot. I think the land owner... Is still in the hope that something along those lines will happen although its looking pretty gloomy at the moment." from David Aldcroft Lake Minster resident
    David AldcroftLake Minster resident
  9. Work starts on £35m biomass plant near Hull which is set to create new jobs

    Building work has started on the site of a £35m biomass plant in an East Yorkshire village.

    The plant near Tansterne, will produce enough electricity to power 11,000 homes and is expected to open in 2017.

    Plans for new Biomass plant in East Yorkshire

    Mark Wickham,managing director of HRS Energy,which is building the plant, said the scheme could create up to 40 new jobs.

    Some villagers had objected to the development, which was granted final planning permission last month.

    Quote Message: We tried everything within our power to stop it but unfortunately the council let it go ahead, so there is nothing we can do about it but live with it." from Sandra Bulless Resident
    Sandra BullessResident
  10. Clean-up for the Queen gets underway in Hull

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    People right across East Yorkshire are taking up the challenge to "Clean for the Queen".  

    In Hull a team from Tesco is one of 92 groups taking part across the city. 

    Clare Graham is the Community Manager at Tesco in St Stephens and Doug Sharp is from Hull City Council:

    Video content

    Video caption: People in Hull & East Yorks are getting involved with the project "Clean for the Queen".

    It's part of a nationwide campaign to get volunteers to pick up litter and tidy up neighbourhoods in celebration of the Queen's 90th Birthday.  

  11. Uncertainty if BHS jobs will go in Hull

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    BHS has announced it's to cut 370 jobs across the UK. 

    Around 8,500 people work for the company which said yesterday it needed to reduce the rent it pays for its shops. 

    It's thought 150 of the jobs will go from it's head office in London and 220 from stores around the country. 

    It's not clear if any jobs at BHS in Hull will be affected.

    BHS Hull
  12. Aye up! Brid to get lessons in how to be nice to people

    Chris Arundel

    Reporter, East Yorkshire

    No-one could ever accuse Yorkshire people of being blunt and speaking their minds. 

    But, just to smooth out any rough edges, officials are organising special courses for tourism businesses in Bridlington. 

    Bridlington Ambassadors

    The day-long events, focusing on customer care techniques, are designed to ensure first time visitors to Bridlington next year receive the welcome they deserve.  

  13. Siemens training centre launches today

    James Piekos

    Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

    I've been down to see the new Hull College training centre that's opened in Hull today. 

    People working at Siemens wind turbine blade factory will get part of their training here.

    All 800 operational staff hired to work at the factory will undergo five weeks of training at the new facility based on Preston Road.

    Principal of Hull College is Graham Towse

    Here's what the Principal of Hull College, Graham Towse told me:

    Quote Message: Its a huge statement from the point of view of the college in terms of our strategic intent to invest in this type of training but also I think its a huge statement to the people of Hull that along with the companies that are investing here they've got a local college here that is investing in them, investing in their skills and making sure that they will be skilled for those jobs that are here now and in the future." from Graham Towse Principal of Hull College
    Graham TowsePrincipal of Hull College
  14. Sport: Hull City could lose out on automatic promotion place

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City's automatic promotion place is under threat tonight after their 1-0 defeat at Birmingham City.

    The Tigers are vulnerable after losing to a deflected first-half goal at St Andrews last night. 

    Hull City playing Birmingham City

    They hit the post and bar during the game but wasted a string of good chances to suffer their first defeat in six matches. 

    If rivals Middlesbrough avoid defeat at home to Wolves this evening, the Tigers will drop to third.

  15. Weather: Risk of further showers this afternoon

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    There's the risk of more wintry showers this afternoon.

    Temperatures will reach 5C (41F)

    Weather graphic
  16. Hull could get a Gypsy Moth - just not Amy Johnson's Gypsy Moth

    David Burns

    BBC Radio Humberside

    We've been getting an update about the campaign to get Hull Aviator Amy Johnson's plane back to the city. 

    MPs from our area have been trying to get the Gipsy Moth plane, Jason - which is currently at the London Science Museum - brought to the city. 

    Bi-plane used by pilot Tracey Curtis-Taylor who retraced Amy Johnson's flight from the UK to Australia

    But the Museum says it would be too difficult to move it. 

    Hull North MP Diana Johnson told me that after a meeting with the Director, they've now come to a compromise:

    Quote Message: What we agreed was that he would look now at what he can do to help us perhaps get a different gypsy moth. We can't have Jason because its so difficult to move him but we might be able to get one that can come up to the city for the Amy Johnson Festival and then perhaps leading into City of Culture as well." from Diana Johnson Hull North MP
    Diana JohnsonHull North MP
  17. Today's Hull Daily Mail

    Hull Daily Mail

    Here's a look at the front page of the Hull Daily Mail:

    Hull Daily Mail front page
  18. Headlines: New biomass plant secures jobs in Hull and compromise over Amy Johnson's plane

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    • One hundred jobs will be secured because of a new multi-million pound biomass plant in East Yorkshire 
    • A fundraising project to build a new Women's centre in Hull has started up
    •  Hull could be getting a Gypsy Moth plane for the Amy Johnson Festival later this year- just not the one she famously flew
    Amy Johnson
  19. It's looking wintry in Bridlington

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Here's a picture from our Weather Watcher Kate J:

    Snow in Bridlington

    If you've got any pictures you want to send us you can email us, or post them on Facebook or Twitter.