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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished on Friday 10 June 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates will resume at 08:00 on Monday 13 June 2016

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

    That's all from Hull and East Yorkshire Live for today.

    We'll be back on Monday from 0800.

    But in the meantime - enjoy the Super League tonight with both Hull clubs in action.

    You can listen here.

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    And if you want to get in touch with any stories or pictures you can email us, or get in touch via Facebook or Twitter.

    Have a good weekend.

  2. It's been a wet grey day for most of us

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Here's some pictures from across our region:

    weather watcher pictures from across the region
  3. Weather: rain on the way

    Keeley Donovan

    BBC Look North

    Thundery showers to end the afternoon with some torrential downpours. 

    Remaining cloudy overnight with showers continuing. Low cloud, mist and fog. Another mild night with lows of around 11C (52F). 

    Tomorrow will see a grey start to the day, remaining fairly cloudy with further showers or showery rain. 

    Some drier, brighter spells at times too. Still humid with a maximum temperature of 18C (64F). 

    Weather graphic
  4. It costs more than a penny to spend a penny in Cleethorpes

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A school in Barnsley say they've been put off coming to Cleethorpes because of the charge to use council toilets. 

    Summer Lane Primary says 30p per child is too much money to pay. 

    And it's not just schools - some traders have told us they're worried it'll put people off visiting. 

    Cleethorpes public toilets near the pier

    North East Lincolnshire council say they had no choice but to introduce charges because of spending cuts, and say they're looking at an additional flexible payment methods in the future.  

  5. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    • An East Yorkshire mum who was on Facebook when her son died in her garden pond has had her prison sentence cut
    • Business leaders and politicians meeting in Hull (pictured) today say more needs to be done to make sure the area becomes part of a northern powerhouse
    • A 16 year old boy's appeared in court charged in connection with a stabbing near Snaith in East Yorkshire
    Deligates at the Humber summit today
  6. Campaigners say Kirby Misperton fracking approval may be 'unlawful'

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Anti fracking campaigners have written to North Yorkshire County Council to say they believe its decision to allow fracking in Kirby Misperton is unlawful and they may seek a judicial review

    Councillors approved the plans last month - saying they were confident fracking could be carried out safely. 

    But Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Ryedale say the local authority didn't properly consider the issue of climate change.

    Anti Fracking protesters with banners and placards
    Image caption: An application to begin fracking at a site in Kirby Misperton was approved in May

    Campaigners have claimed the decision to allow fracking in Kirby Misperton, could mean more fracking across East Yorkshire.

  7. Sentence cut - East Yorkshire mum jailed after son drown in garden pond

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    An East Yorkshire mum who was using Facebook while her two-year-old son drowned in her garden pond has had her prison sentence cut. 

    Joshua Barnett died in March 2014 after falling into an unfenced pond at his home in Woodmansey. 

    His mum, Claire Barnett (pictured), admitted child cruelty and was jailed for five years at Hull Crown Court last October. 

    But after reviewing the case and reading a moving letter from the mum, three senior judges today cut her sentence to three years.

    Claire Barnett
  8. The north needs a greater share of government money

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    More needs to be done to ensure the Humber region benefits from the government's Northern Powerhouse agenda. 

    That's according to politicians and business leaders, who've been meeting in Hull to discuss how the area could attract more businesses and create more jobs. 

    Lord Prescott was among them.

    Lord John Prescott
    Quote Message: You've got to get the government giving us in the north a fare share of the money instead of throwing it out to Scotland and Wales who have smaller populations than us." from Lord John Prescott Former Deputy Prime Minister (1997-2007)
    Lord John PrescottFormer Deputy Prime Minister (1997-2007)
  9. Walking from Grimsby to the Somme

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Its the second day of the Somme Yomp - a 650 mile endurance walk from Grimsby to France to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

    The team of ex-marines set off from Hull today and are on their way to York.

    Map of route from Hull to York and cross with a poppy on it

    And they're picking up the support of famous explorers on the way:  

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    The money raised by the team will go to the Royal British Legion.

  10. Weather: cloudy with some showers

    Keeley Donovan

    BBC Look North

    Here's a look at this afternoon's weather and a look ahead to the weekend:

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    Video caption: The weather forecast Friday 10 June 2016
  11. Call for more money for the north

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    It's two years since the Chancellor George Osborne first introduced "the Northern Powerhouse" idea - which was a push to try and bring economic growth to the North of England.

    Today MPs & business leaders are meeting in Hull to discuss how the Humber area can benefit from it.

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  12. Saying nothing - Hull City's potential take over bid

    BBC Humberside Sport

    The man believed to be at the forefront of a takeover bid for Hull City has declined the opportunity to discuss the links. 

     A spokesperson for American businessman Peter Grieve says "he's not commenting on the issue at this time" when contacted by BBC Radio Humberside.

    Hull City Flag
  13. Hull taxi driver robbed at knife-point

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A taxi driver's been attacked with a knife and robbed in his own car in Hull.

    The passenger was picked up from Devon Street in the city just before midnight last night and driven to Huntington Street when he attacked the driver from behind.

    The driver suffered serious but not life threatening injuries to his hands.

    Police car

    Police are asking anyone with any information to call the 101 number.  

  14. East Yorkshire School celebrates the Queen's birthday

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    As the official celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday get underway, children in East Yorkshire find their own way to mark the occasion:

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    Three days of celebrations begin today with events in the UK and around the world. 

  15. Lunchtime headlines in Hull and East Yorkshire

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    • A row has broken out over Bridlington's (pictured) hotels after an East Riding Councillor said he'd rather drive 45 miles home than stay in the town
    • A 16-year-old boy has been charged with wounding with intent after a woman in her 40s was stabbed near Goole earlier this week
    • A taxi driver in Hull has been attacked with a knife in his own car by a passenger
    Crowds at Bridlington's seafront