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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday
  2. Updates on Thursday 12 May 2016

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By Andy Marsters

All times stated are UK

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  1. Your Live coverage across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    That's it for another day. 

    BBC Hull and East Yorkshire Live will be back tomorrow with more news, sport, travel and weather.

    I'll leave you with a picture from Radio Humberside's James Hoggarth, who is at Sweden's Globe Arena ready for the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final this evening:

    Glode Arena in Stockholm

    James will present his Saturday morning show live from Stockholm this week as we celebrate 60 entries for the UK since Hull's very own Patricia Bredin first sung in the contest for Britain in 1957.  

  2. East Yorkshire MP campaigns against possible closure of Minor Injury Units

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    One of our MPs will campaign on Monday against potential plans to close Minor Injury Units in Hornsea and Withernsea.

    Graham Stuart will be at an event in Beverley arguing the proposals should be scrapped.

    The Eastgate Medical Group and the Hornsea Cottage Hospital League of Friends

    The future of the units is currently being considered by the East Riding Clinical Commissioning Group.

    They say they want to make sure they provide value for money.

  3. LISTEN: New renewables jobs coming to Hull

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    On my Drivetime show this afternoon I've been hearing about the 50 new jobs coming to Hull in the renewables industry.

    3sun Group supplies installation, inspection and maintenance services for the offshore wind industry and recruitment for their new plant will begin in July. 

    Matthew Henderson from the firm has been telling us about what they hope to achieve:

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    Video caption: Matthew Henderson from 3sun Group explains why they are opening a new plant in Hull.
  4. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: Clouding over this evening

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It looks like there will be thicker cloud cover coming this evening, with the risk of a little fog on the east coast, highs of 20C (68F).

    Tonight it will remain dry across the region. Lows of 9C (48F). 

    Weather forecast 12 May 2016
  5. Traffic and travel: 60 minute delays on trains to London

    BBC Travel

    There are still problems on the East Coast Mainline this evening, which is affecting trains between East Yorkshire and London.

    Hull Trains are warning of delays of an hour because of the issue further south:

  6. Pressure on minister over crime commissioner remarks

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A Cabinet Minister is facing fresh pressure to apologise for making suggestions about the suitability of the new Police Commissioner for Humberside. 

    Chris Grayling (pictured) suggested in Parliament that he'd heard allegations being made against Labour's Keith Hunter in the run-up to last week's election.  

    Chris Grayling

    The comments followed a question in the Commons from the Conservative MP for Brigg and Goole, Andrew Percy.   

  7. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire on Thursday 12 May 2016

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    The headlines from our newsroom in Hull and East Yorkshire for Thursday teatime:

    • A Cabinet Minister is facing fresh pressure to apologise over comments about new Police Commissioner for Humberside
    • East Riding Council respond to calls for them to do more to tackle erosion in Withernsea
    • Fifty jobs are being created in Hull at a firm which supports energy companies such as Siemens
  8. WATCH: BBC Radio Humberside heads to Eurovision

    James Hoggarth

    BBC Radio Humberside

    This weekend, I'll be presenting my Saturday morning show on BBC Radio Humberside live from Sweden.

    We're celebrating the 60th time that Britain has competed, with the first entry being Patricia Bredin from Hull.

    Here's what I've been up to so far:

    View more on twitter
  9. New renewable energy jobs in Hull

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    A company which supports local energy firms such as Siemens has opened a new base in Hull. 

    It will provide up to 50 jobs. 

    3sun Group logo

    3sun Group supplies installation, inspection and maintenance services for the offshore wind industry in the UK and Europe.   

  10. Burglar targets Bridlington home of 82-year-old woman

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A thief has targeted the home of an 82-year-old woman on Thoresby Avenue in Bridlington.

    A purse was stolen which contained cash and cards.

    Humberside Police badge

    The theft happened on either the night of 10 May or the morning of 11 May.

  11. Hull and East Yorkshire: Cloudy or sunny?

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It seems to be a mixed weather bag for parts of our region this afternoon.

    According to pictures sent in via our Weather Watchers it is either cloudy or sunny across Hull and East Yorkshire:

    Pictures of Brandesburton, Hornsea and Flamborough

    Here is Woody's view of Brandesburton, Scooby Doo's look at Hornsea and Pete's Daily View of Flamborough.

    You can sign up to the Weather Watchers here.

  12. Sport: Hull FC team news for Friday's game against Wigan

    Gwilym Lloyd

    BBC Humberside sport's reporter

    Hull FC go to Wigan tomorrow night in the Super League without the services of winger Curtis Naughton, due to an elbow injury.

    Frank Pritchard is suspended following international duty with Samoa but Australian Steve Michaels is fit again and Sika Manu is available after playing for Tonga last weekend. 

    The Black & Whites head coach Lee Radford told me it will be hard to change a winning side: 

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    Video caption: Hull FC coach Lee Radford tells us it will be difficult to change a winning team at Wigan.
  13. Travel: Delays on Hull Trains

    BBC Travel

    There are problems on the East Coast mainline at Grantham this afternoon.

    It is affecting trains between Hull and London, Hull Trains has tweeted this update:

  14. Sport: Can Hull City win the play-offs?

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City take on Derby in the first leg of their Championship play-off this Saturday. 

    Fans will be looking at statistics, form guides, history and many more factors before the game.

    Steve Bruce

    But can we take anything at all from the history of the play-offs to indicate whether the Tigers will emerge victorious? 

    BBC Sport has been having a look, you can read it here.

  15. Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Dozens of jobs created

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines this afternoon from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

    • Fifty jobs are being created in Hull after a company which supports energy firms such as Siemens opens a base in the city  
    • A meeting will be held in Withernsea next week to discuss how to help the town combat coastal erosion
    • A new choir made up of people who support the homeless in Hull (pictured) will sing together for the first time later this evening
    Members of the Homeless Choir
  16. Hull's City of Culture makeover is progressing

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Eurovia who are responsible for a lot of the task of sprucing up Hull in time for the City of Culture year have been showing off their handiwork today.

    View more on twitter
  17. Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: Sunny spells this afternoon

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    We will see plenty of sunny spells into this afternoon, and feeling warm yet again. 

    A little cloudier along the east coast with the risk of a little fog. Highs of 20C (68F). 

    Thicker cloud builds overnight, although remaining dry across the region. Lows of 9C (48F). 

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    Video caption: Owain Wyn Evans brings you the latest forecast for Thursday afternoon.
  18. Celebrating Hull's Song for Europe

    David Reeves

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Did you know the very first British Eurovision entry was sung by a lady from Hull?

    Patricia Bredin (pictured) performed at the contest back in 1957, scoring six points and finishing in seventh place with her song 'All'.

    Patricia Bredin

    You can find out more about Patricia and what she has been up to since the contest in a special programme on BBC Radio Humberside on Saturday from 11:00

  19. Your views on Withernsea erosion

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    We've been talking about coastal erosion in Withernsea today.

    Lots of people are really concerned about their homes potentially slipping into the sea.

    People in Withernsea

    Here's what you have been telling us:

    Quote Message: Why build a new estate of houses just 30 years ago if it was known that the coast was eroding that quickly?''' from Sally Kemp
    Sally Kemp
    Quote Message: I live in one of the streets affected, and have seen many of the houses over the last few years go up for sale and never sell due to the issue.'' from Chris Brawley
    Chris Brawley
  20. Over 1000 people tour Bridlington's new leisure centre

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Bridlington's new leisure centre opens in just under two weeks.

    But already people are keen to have a look around, 1000 people visited the centre on the first day of East Riding Council's free tours yesterday.

    Artist impression of Bridlington Leisure Centre

    If you want to have a look around yourself, free tours take place every hour between 12pm and 8pm until next Sunday.