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Summary

  1. Live updates for Tuesday 22 March have now finished for the day. We're back from 08:00 on Wednesday.

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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.

    We'll be back tomorrow with more news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Headlines: Our ports and airports tighten security and tall kids pay more

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Security has been stepped up at Humberside airport and our ports following today's bombings in Belgium
    • Unions reassure workers about a possible take-over of the Scunthorpe steelworks
    • The 'eat all you can' Wings Chinese restaurant in Hull is criticised for making tall children pay more
  3. It will be a high pressure game - Hull Derby

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Former Hull KR and Hull FC half back James Webster has emphasised the importance of winning the Hull Derby:

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  4. Heightened security at regions ports and airports following Brussels bombings

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Everyone needs to work to together now more than ever. That's from Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire MEP Timothy Kirkhope, following today's bombings in Belgium.

    Over 30 are dead and 200 injured in two bomb attacks on Brussels.

    Image of airport attack suspects released
    Image caption: Image of airport attack suspects released by Belgium media
    Quote Message: None of us can relax here because it could affect us in London, in Hull, York, Leeds, all over the place so I think we all need to be doing something - working together to stop it." from Timothy Kirkhope Conservative MEP - Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire
    Timothy KirkhopeConservative MEP - Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

    Security's been stepped up at Humberside Airport and at each of the Humber ports following this morning's attacks on Brussels. 

    Now the Home Office has announced vehicles coming off ferries from Europe will be searched more thoroughly and are warning of only essential travel to Belgium.

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    Humberside Police says it has increased its presence at key locations including transport hubs, to protect the public and provide reassurance. 

    They're urging the public to remain alert and to report anything suspicious. 

  5. Weather: A dry and cloudy night to come

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A dry and fairly cloudy night to come with light winds. Some patchy mist and fog possible and a minimum temp of 5C (41F).

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    Video caption: The weather forecast with Owain Wyn Evans on Tuesday 22 March 2016
  6. It will be a first for Carols Tuimavave

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC centre Carlos Tuimavave will play in his first competitive Hull Derby this week when the Black and Whites travel to East Hull on Good Friday.

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  7. Which way will it go in Friday's Derby

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull KR forward Dane Tilse is yet to taste Derby Victory since joining the Robins mid way through last year:

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  8. Don't get caught in long A&E queues

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Your being asked not to go to A&E over the Easter weekend unless its a critical or life threatening emergency.

    NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group say you can go to a Minor Injuries Unit to get assessed or you can get medical advice from your chemist.

    You can check your nearest pharmacy's opening times here.

    Health graphic
    Quote Message: Using the wrong service increases the demand on the local NHS and that leads to longer delays for everyone." from Dr Gina Palumbo GP and CCG Clinical Chair
    Dr Gina PalumboGP and CCG Clinical Chair

    Most doctor's surgeries are closed on Good Friday, 25th March and over the Easter weekend until Tuesday 29th March.

    You can ring the 111 non-emergency number 24 hours a day for advice as well as help finding the right service. 

    You should still ring the emergency 999 number if it's an emergency

  9. Security's been tightened at all Humber ports and Humberside Airport

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    There's been an increase in security at all Humber Ports and Humberside Airport following this morning's bomb attacks in Brussels (pictured).  

    Humberside Police say, like other UK forces, they are increasing their presence at key locations including transport hubs to provide protection and reassurance.

    Brussels Airport after the bomb attacks

    Humberside Airport says although they don't have any direct flights to Brussels the police presence at the airport has been increased and everyone remains vigilant.

    Humberside Police are asking people and businesses to report anything suspicious to the confidential Anti Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321 or in an emergency to ring 999.  

  10. Headlines: Heightened security at Humber ports and helping our children learn code

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Ports in the Humber area are among those where the security is being tightened following the Brussels bombings
    • Hull is one of the worst places in the country for traffic jams
    • The BBC is giving every year seven child in Hull and East Yorkshire a pocket-sized computer (pictured) to help them learn code
    Microbit
  11. It tells you how to code... How to what?

    Sarah Walton

    Reporter, BBC Look North

    The BBC is giving every year seven child in the UK a pocket-sized computer to help them learn computer code. 

    That's the language that tells electronic devices what to do.  

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    Video caption: Children aged 11 in Hull and East Yorkshire will get a microbit to help them learn coding

    Children at a school in Scunthorpe were some of the first in the country to get the Microbit.  

  12. Traffic: congestion on A63 Garrison Road

    BBC Travel

    Heavy traffic on the A63 Westbound between the A1033 Mount Pleasant and the A1079 Ferensway in Hull.

    travel graphic
  13. Get inspired by Shakespeare

    BBC Radio Humberside

    All this week on BBC Radio Humberside we're celebrating the life and works of William Shakespeare. 

    For our "Shakespeare on Tour" week we're looking at the Bard's connections with Yorkshire and Lincolnshire - with a series of features ahead of the 400th anniversary of his death.  

    Poet and musician Jade Cuttle has written a song especially for us:

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    Video caption: Especially for BBC Radio Humberside - a song inspired by Shakespeare
  14. Sport: Rovers wait to find out Challenge Cup opponents

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Rovers will find out tonight who they'll play in the 5th round of the Challenge Cup

    They join the surviving amateur and part-time clubs along with Widnes, Salford and Wakefield who also finished in the bottom four of Super League.

    Hull KR logo

    The draw's scheduled for 6.30pm on the red button and the BBC website.   

  15. Sport: Hull KR's poster boy

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Three days to the derby and Hull KR prop James Green's relishing it, but finding it strange being a pin up to promote it! 

    Posters of him along with Hull FC's Scott Taylor are all around the city.

    Poster for Derby
    Quote Message: I don't know how much I'm enjoying it. I saw a bus go past the other day with my face plastered all over it" from James Green Hull KR prop
    James GreenHull KR prop
  16. Security tightened at Humber ports following Brussels attacks

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    After the Brussels attacks, security's been stepped up at the Humber ports. 

    There'll be more in-depth searches of vehicles coming from Europe.

    Ship in port Image

    There will also be a greater Border Force presence at ports and search dogs will be deployed at key ports across the country. 

  17. Hull City's membership scheme's been put on hold

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City have confirmed that controversial plans to replace the traditional season ticket with a membership scheme have been put on hold. 

    The club say they will take time to review the details of the proposed system based on "varied and wide-ranging feedback received from supporters". 

    The scheme, which was first revealed by the BBC last week, has already generated mixed response with many feeling they would be paying more than they do under the current system.  

  18. Weather: A dry, sunny day ahead

    BBC Weather

    It will be a dry and settled day across the region, with plenty of sunny spells this afternoon. 

    It'll gradually become cloudier, with the east coast hanging on to the best of the brightness. 

    Remaining dry with light north westerly winds, and highs of around 12C (54F).

    Weather graphic

    Here's some pictures from across our region today from our weather watchers:  

    Hornsea seafront
    Image caption: Hornsea Mags pics
    Cloudy sky
    Image caption: Keelbey from Susieshine
    Leven sky
    Image caption: Leven from PipB

    And if you want to send us one of your pictures you can email them to us or send them via Facebook or twitter.