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Summary

  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Updates on Monday 13 June 2016

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By Clare Crooks

All times stated are UK

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Our Live coverage across the day

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Hull and East Yorkshire Live has finished for today.

We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area.

Until then enjoy these from some of our BBC Weather Watchers.

Weather watchers photos
Mitch / Coachman Dave / Dimplayer
Grass pollen at Bridlinton by Mitch; The view from Beverley Minster by Coachman Dave; Threatening clouds over the Humber bridge by Dimplayer

Watch: Here's what's coming up on the programme tonight

Peter Levy

Presenter, BBC Look North

Headlines: Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

The top stories from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening include: 

  • The Snaith School says pupils in Year 7 can go back to school tomorrow after travellers set up camp on the playing fields
  • Hull City Council is canvassing staff, seeking people to volunteer for redundancy
  • Police have arrested a 32-year-old man from Hessle in connection with an incident in Hull this morning

Weather summary for this evening

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Cloudy with scattered thundery downpours continuing into the night.

I'll have the full forecast tonight on BBC Look North at 18.30 BST.

Weather graphic
BBC

Council staff asked if they'd take voluntary redundancy

Staff at Hull city council are being asked if they want to take voluntary redudancy. 

In a statement they say its because of the increasing financial pressures.

Due to increasing financial pressures within Hull City Council, we are once again asking for expressions of interest for a Voluntary Early Termination programme from employees across the organisation. The programme is commencing from today (Monday 13 June) and runs until Friday 1 July. Our staff will be briefed about how they can express an interest in leaving the council under this programme.”

SpokespersonHull City Council

Deputy leader councillor Darren Hale will be live on BBC Radio Humberiside after 17.30 BST.

More on The Snaith School

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

Years 7, 8 and 9  were asked to stay at home today after travellers set up camp on the school's playing fields. 

They now say pupils in year 7 can go back to school tomorrow but those in years 8 and 9 should still stay off.

Caravans on school playing fields in Snaith
BBC

Sausage apprentiship anyone?

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Okay, so it's not just about sausages but Hull based firm The Gourmet Sausage Company is offering training. 

They've teamed up with East Riding College and want 14 young people to learn the ropes in its human resources, accounting and food manufacturing departments, including new product development, technical and operations.

Gourmet Sausage Company staff
Gourmet Sausage Company
Ross Bowman (process technologist), Helena Field (graduate scheme) and Vojtech Polansky (new product development chef)

Compare and contrast

BBC Weather Watchers

Dark and stormy looking clouds over Cottingham from BBC Weather Watcher Greeneyes but a brighter outlook at Wilsthorpe tops from Mitch.

Cottingham and Bridlington
Green Eyes and Mitch

Hilary Road roof disorder: Man arrested

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

A 32-year-old Hessle man has been arrested in connection with an incident which saw a man take to a roof in Hilary Grove, Hull, this morning.

He's still in police custody.

Hilary Grove
BBC

Hull MP says those in need are impacted by cuts most

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Hull North MP Diana Johnson wants a debate about how government cuts in funding for councils are impacting on charities and voluntary groups. 

She's concerned about the threat to the services for children with disabilities because the KIDS Charity in Hull is to lose funding for part of its work.

Diana Johnson
parliament.tv

And the fact is now that we are seeing cuts to the most vulnerable people in our city directly coming through because of those cuts to central government money."

Diana JohnsonHull North MP

While I've got your attention

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Diana Johnson is busy today! As well as raising concerns about council cuts affecting charities the Hull North MP is talking about another local issue in the Commons today.

She says border staff at Hull's ports are concerned they're not able to provide an adequate service.

In February, 18 migrants were found hiding on a ferry which had arrived in Hull from Rotterdam.

The Hull North MP says ports like Hull's need more resources.

Teresa May
parliament.tv

But the Home Secretary Theresa May says the Border Force has the resources it needs.

Hull's Luke Campbell to learn name of opponent

BBC Humberside Sport

He's not meeting The Queen today but Hull's Luke Campbell will learn the name of his opponent for his first defence.

He won the Commonwealth Lightweight title in March after beating fellow Yorkshireman Gary Sykes. 

The Olympic Gold Medallist from London 2012, fights in Leeds at the end of July.

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Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

This afternoon's top stories from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom include:

  • An East Yorkshire school has partially closed after travellers parked their caravans on the playing field
  • A man has been taken to hospital after carrying out a roof top protest in Hull
  • Hull MP Diana Johnson is calling for a debate on how council cuts are affecting charities

Cyber Security: Has it clicked?

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Cyber criminals stole more than £2.75 million from businesses in the Humberside Force area over the past year.

Humberside Police are urging firms to make sure staff are trained in simple cyber security measures.

A substantial amount of online fraud targeted at businesses is successful due to lack of knowledge or complacency on the part of employees.”

Detective Inspector Rich OsgerbyHumberside Police cyber crime unit

Watch: Here's our Paul with the forecast

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

It'll be cloudy with a few showers continuing into the night. Paul will be back with the full forecast later.

Watch: Mysterious white sausage

Caroline Brockelbank

BBC Radio Humberside

This has got folks talking today. Any ideas?

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Watch: Better In or out?

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Watch our debate a BBC Look North Referendum Special.

Voters from across the region put their questions to a panel of guests, which led to some heated exchanges at times!

Referendum graphic
BBC

Sport: North Ferriby United

BBC Humberside Sport

New North Ferriby assistant manager Darryn Stamp expects movement in the transfer market in the next couple of weeks. 

The National league club are expecting some of their players to leave because they can't commit to the extra travelling this season.

Stamp says they want as many of the existing squad to stay as possible but they are looking to add to the team.

Darryn Stamp
BBC

P-P-Pick up a penguin

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Staff at the Hull Aquarium, The Deep are celebrating following the arrival of this little guy. 

Here's a closer look at their first ever penguin chick.

Penguin chick
The Deep

The Gentoo Penguin, who hasn't been named yet, hatched on Saturday and it's hoped that it will be the first of many to join the colony at The Deep.

Say awwww!

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

The lunchtime headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom include:

  • A secondary school in East Yorkshire is partially closed today, because travellers have set up camp on the site
  • A man's been taken to hospital for treatment after jumping from the roof of a building in Hull
  • Police have arrested three people in connection with attacks on allotments in Cottingham earlier this month

Relax with soundtrack on your train journey

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Fed up of listening to people talking loudly, eating or playing games on their phone when you're on the train?

Well sit back and relax because there's now a special soundtrack to accompany the journey from Goole to Hull.

Map showing Goole to Hull train journey
Google

Artists Gavin Bryars and Blake Morrison have created the Sonic Journey which can be downloaded to listen to via headphones.

It's called The Stopping Train and merges sounds and music with poetry. It's been composed for the Yorkshire Festival.

Arrests over attacks on allotments

Victoria Holland

BBC Look North

Three people have been arrested in connection with large scale damage to allotments in Cottingham near Hull.

Dozens of plots were attacked a week ago.

Allotment owners clean up the damage
BBC

A 19-year-old man and two 17-year-old youths were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage. 

They've been released on bail.

Watch: Travellers set up camp at Snaith School

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

We've sent our reporter Katy Austin to the school to find out more after travellers set up camp on a field.

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Weather across Hull and East Yorkshire: Overcast and rainy

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Rather cloudy, with patchy rain especially along the coast. 

Some brighter intervals are likely to develop inland but these may trigger further heavy, thundery and slow-moving showers.

Weather graphic
BBC

Disruption as travellers' camp causes partial-closure of school

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

More on the story of Snaith School’s partial closure to Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils. 

The school said a group of travellers pitched up on its field on Saturday evening.

We’ve seen a letter to parents from the headteacher explaining the school will “open as normal” tomorrow after the traveller’s vehicle is fixed:

Letter to parents
BBC

In a statement the school's headteacher has told us they want to ensure Year 10 and 11 pupils don't face disruption to their GCSE preparation.

Fire safety demo set up for youngsters

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

If the fire service came to my school to do this when I was young I'm sure I would have paid attention!

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What we know about the roof standoff at Hilary Grove in Hull

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

  • This is what we know so far about how the events resulting in armed police being deployed at Hilary Grove in Hull unfolded: 

  • Early morning: Armed response to reports of man on a roof on the Boothferry Estate
  • 09:34: Heavy police presence at Hilary Grove
  • 09:57: A man can been seen lying on flat roof
  • 10:33: He is heard shouting at police and jumps down
  • 10:40: Police have the man
  • 10:51: The man receives medical treatment

Looking out to sea at Hornsea

BBC Weather Watchers

It may be overcast and grey out there but it makes for quite a striking picture.

Hornsea
Scooby Doo

Man receives medical treatment after jumping from flat roof

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

The ambulance has now left and the man's been taken to hospital for treatment after jumping down from the roof in Hilary Grove, Hull.

Police have described it as a domestic incident.

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Hull roof standoff over

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

Looks like the Hilary Grove standoff could be over.

It appears police have the man and have moved him to an ambulance.

Man leaves roof and is shouting at police

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

The man has now jumped off the roof.

There is lots of police activity in the garden of the house on Hilary Grove now.

A few minutes ago he could be heard shouting and swearing at police.

Five men charged following police operation

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

Five men will appear at Hull Magistrates' Court today after police executed 12 warrants under the Theft Act in the Bransholme area last Thursday.

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

Sally Fairfax

BBC Radio Humberside

Here are the latest headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

  • A police negotiator and armed officers are at an incident in Hull this morning   
  • The Snaith school is partially-closed today because travellers are parked on the school site
  • A Hull MP has told the House of Commons that services for children with disabilities in Hull are under threat

Armed police are at the scene where this man is on the roof of a Hull property

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

There are lots of police on Hilary Grove in Hull surrounding this man who's been on a roof since about 05.30 BST.

Man on roof in Hull
BBC

Man lying on flat roof of house extension

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

The man can just be seen lying on flat roof of an extension of a home off Hilary Grove, Hull. 

People say he's been there since 05:30 BST.

Travellers cause school closure in East Riding

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

The Snaith School is partially closed today after a group of travellers parked on the school field.

Year 7,8 and 9 pupils have been advised to use the time to revise for internal exams.

We've seen a letter to parents from the headteacher explaining that the group have said they will leave the site tomorrow.

The Snaith School
Google

Heavy police presence as man on roof in Hull

Sarah Walton

Reporter, BBC Look North

I'm at Hilary Grove in Hull where there is a heavy police presence.

There are reports of a man on a roof. 

Armed police are still on the scene.

Armed seige at Hilary Grove
BBC

Cute alert at The Deep

Clare Crooks

BBC Radio Humberside

The first penguin chick to be born at The Deep in Hull hatched a few days ago and this is the first good look at it we've seen.

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BreakingArmed response to man on roof in Hull

BBC Radio Humberside

A police negotiator and armed officers are at an incident on the Boothferry Estate in Hull this morning. 

A man's understood to be on the roof of a building on Hilary Grove. 

Police have described it as a domestic incident.

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