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  1. Updates on Thursday 10 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 Hull and East Yorkshire

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Well that's it for another day. We'll be back tomorrow with more news, sport, weather and travel.

    For now though, I'll leave you with the perfect way to enjoy the countryside on a cold, wet, rainy day.

    The Yorkshire Wolds Way - from the comfort of your living room:

    Video content

    Video caption: Mapping the Yorkshire Wolds Way - the whole route on the internet

    Have a good evening.

  2. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: Some frost overnight

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Mostly dry this evening with broken cloud. 

    We'll see some patches of frost or fog developing. 

    Lows of 1C (32F) in town but dropping below freezing in rural spots.

    Weather graphic
  3. Watch: It's World Bagpipes Day

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    It is World Bagpipe Day, which is lucky because we're going to hear about an independent film being made in East Yorkshire featuring bagpipes. 

    I found out more from Emily Brown, Chris Hopkin and Quentin Budworth, who brought in his bagpipes...

    View more on twitter

    And you can hear that interview on BBC Radio Humberside.

  4. Traffic and travel: Congestion on Sutton Road, Freetown Way and the Daltry Street flyover

    BBC Travel

    There's heavy traffic on the A1079 northbound at Sutton Road and at the junction of Freetown Way - the A165, in both directions.

    It's also busy but moving on the westbound carriageway of the A63 at the Daltry Street Flyover.

    Travel graphic
  5. Headlines: Life for Withernsea killer and blue badge fraud clampdown

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Latest headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening:

    • Withernsea man's been found guilty of the murder of his fiancee 
    • Engineering problems are being blamed for the delay in the footbridge over the A63 in Hull
    • A scheme to tackle blue badge (pictured) fraud is being extended across parts of the East Riding
    Blue Badge
  6. Spot checks to be held for blue badge users

    Chris Arundel

    Reporter, East Yorkshire

    As many as 2,000 people in the East Riding may be using blue disabled parking badges in their cars when they are not entitled to. 

    That's according to the East Riding Council's fraud investigation unit. 

    Disabled parking bay

    It says it's going to carry out spot-checks in places like Bridlington and Cottingham to catch those offenders.  

  7. Withernsea killer 'had calculating foresight'

    A Withernsea man who killed his fiancee has been given a life sentence with a minimum term of 20 years.

    Tony Jobling (pictured), who's 51, has been found guilty at Sheffield Crown Court of killing his partner, 42- year-old Petra Atkinson.

    Tony Jobling

    Last September police were called to Heather Avenue in Withernsea after reports of a woman being stabbed in the neck at her home.

    Ms Atkinson was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary where she died a short time later.

    Jurors found Jobling guilty of murder.

    Quote Message: Petra Atkinson suffered horrific injuries at the hand of her fiancee Tony Jobling. He then, with calculated foresight injured himself using the same weapon he had attacked Petra with in order to fabricate a false defence . He did all of this before he called for an ambulance." from Detective Chief Inspector Wendy North Senior Investigating Officer Humberside Police
    Detective Chief Inspector Wendy NorthSenior Investigating Officer Humberside Police
  8. What would you ask the Director of BBC England?

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Here's the School Reporters at the BBC in Hull hard at work today.

    School Report pupils at the BBC in Hull

    Pupils from Mallet Lambert School and the Sirius Academy in Hull and students from the St Lawrence Academy in Scunthorpe are preparing questions (pictured) for their big interview. 

    They're quizzing Director of BBC Radio and Director of BBC England Helen Boaden.

    Here they are in action:

    Pupils asking Director of BBC England Helen Boden questions

    And you can hear more on that after 17:00 on Andy comfort's Drive Time on BBC Radio Humberside and you can see how they got on tonight on Look North with Peter Levy on BBC One from 18:30.

  9. BreakingWithernsea killer jailed for 20 years

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A man's been found guilty of the murder of a Withernsea woman.

    Tony Jobling, 51, was given a life sentence with a minimum of 20 years at Sheffield Crown court today for the murder of 42 year old Petra Atkinson.

    Police were called to a property on Heather Avenue in Withernsea last September and described the incident as a domestic one.

  10. “No go for Mo” – Blair wants to stay a Rover

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull Kingston Rovers' Maurice Blair would like to stay on beyond the end of his current deal with the club.

    The second rower is out of contract at the end of this season.

    Hull KR Logo
    Quote Message: I'd love to stick around, I'm enjoying my footy at the moment and playing ok. Obviously with a new coach coming in and heading in another direction, its pretty exciting." from Maurice Blair Hull Kingston Rovers player
    Maurice BlairHull Kingston Rovers player
  11. Sport: Hull FC will be looking to bounce back from their defeat

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC will be looking to avoid a third successive defeat tonight, when they travel to Super League leaders Widnes Vikings. 

    The Black and Whites have won on their last two trips to the Vikings. 

    But coach Lee Radford's (pictured) expecting a typically tough night: 

    Lee Radford
    Quote Message: Its always been a challenge to go there and get a result and I'm not expecting anything different this time around." from Hull FC coach Lee Radford
    Hull FC coachLee Radford

    Full commentary of Hull FC at Widnes will be on all our frequencies and online tonight, with the build up starting in sportstalk from 18:00

  12. Watch: A brighter afternoon

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A dry afternoon with the cloud lifting and some brighter skies. 

    Here's a look at the full forecast:

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    Video caption: Kay Crewdson has this afternoon's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
  13. Multi-million pound footbridge in Hull delayed - your comments

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    We've been getting your comments on the delay to the new footbridge over the A63.

    It was meant to unite Hull's City Centre and the waterfront in time for 2017 - the City of Culture year - but now the work won't start until 2018.

    Proposed footbridge over A63 in Hull

    The City Council and local MPs have decided to delay the start of the work after Highways England encountered problems with the project.

    Quote Message: If COC had been awarded to somewhere darn Sarf, it would have been up and running by now. "Problems with the project". Political spin for not priorotised. from John Smith
    John Smith
    Quote Message: Such a pity the bridge has been delayed until after 2017, but it will be well worth the wait for the people of Hull and it's many visitors to the lovely town." from Jeanette Connor
    Jeanette Connor
    Quote Message: Coc will turn Hull into a joke city. Nothing will be ready in time! from Adrian Taylor
    Adrian Taylor

    Hull City Council say they are extremely disappointed by the news from Highways England that the bridge couldn't be completed until the end of 2017 and they didn't want the work to cause a high level of disruption throughout 2017.

  14. More from School Report day

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Schools from all over the area have been getting involved with the BBC's School Report.

    Students aged between 11-16 research and produce ther own news reports for a real audience.

    You can find out more about what pupils at Beverley's Longcroft School have been getting up to in today's

    Pupils at Longcroft School in Beverley taking part in the BBC's School report

    Last year more than 1,000 schools took part reporting on everything from social media addiction to why dancing is not just for girls.

  15. Traffic and travel: Accident on Beverley Road in Driffield

    BBC Travel

    Beverley Road in Driffield is closed westbound due to an accident between the Skerne Road junction and the St John's road junction.

    There is congestion in the area.

    Travel graphic
  16. School Report: And now for the weather

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Our BBC School Report Weather Watchers have been taking pictures for us. 

    Here's one from pupils at Howden School:

    A tree in blossom

    This year is the BBC's 10th anniversary of the School Report.

  17. Watch: Getting the blues over disabled badge fraud

    Chris Arundel

    Reporter, East Yorkshire

    Do you know someone who's using a blue badge but isn't disabled?

    Well you're being asked to get in touch with East Riding Council if you do.

    They recently found that 10% of blue badges in Driffield are being displayed by people who are not entitled to use them.     

    View more on twitter

    East Riding Council say if you suspect someone isn't entitled to use a blue badge, you can call their 24 hour fraud hotline on (01482) 394949.

  18. Look North headlines this lunchtime

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Latest headlines on Look North this lunchtime:

    • Work on a multi-million pound footbridge in Hull is delayed until after the City of Culture year 
    • A rise in botched botox; now one Grimsby nurse says she wants to see better regulation 
    • Mapping the virtual Yorkshire Wolds Way( pictured) - you'll soon be able to see the whole thing on Google street view
    Wolds way sign
  19. Want to have your say in elections?

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    It may be a couple of months until May, but if you want to vote in the forthcoming elections then you need to register by Monday,18 April to take part, the Electoral Commission says. 

    To register to vote you can visit the following website:

    Ballot Box

    If you're unsure as to whether you're registered or not or want to find out more about voting and taking part in the elections then you can visit the voter information website here: