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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 06:00 on Friday
  2. Live updates on Thursday 23 June 2016

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  1. Your 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 at the earlier time of 06:00 tomorrow with all the latest on the EU referendum results.

    The polling stations are open this evening until 22:00.

    Polling station sign

    If you want to get in touch with your pictures or stories you can get in touch via email, Facebook or Twitter.

  2. Watch: 'It's like ‪‎Goole‬'s own Flying Scotsman'

    James Piekos

    Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

    It's emerged £200,000 is being spent to restore the 100-year-old No5 boat lift. It was built in 1912 to load coal on to Tom Pudding boats.

    It's thought to be the last surviving example of its kind anywhere in the world.

    Now, thanks to a grant from Historic England and funds from ABP, it'll be restored by Autumn.

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    Video caption: 100-year-old boat hoist set to have £200,000 refurbishment.
  3. Amy Gough death: Andrew Maling guilty of manslaughter

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    An East Yorkshire man's been found guilty of manslaughter after the death of a 34-year-old woman in Derbyshire.

    Amy Gough died in hospital on 29 March last year after being found at her home in Sandiacre.

    Andrew Maling, 46, from Sigglesthorne, near Hull, was charged with manslaughter last July after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

    Amy Gough

    Maling, who was convicted following a trial at Nottingham Crown Court, will be sentenced on Friday.  

  4. Teaching union backs programme of strikes

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Teachers in Hull and East Yorkshire are among members of the biggest teaching union in England to back a new programme of strike action over pay, working conditions and school funds.

    National Union of Teachers members will walk out on Tuesday 5 July for one day, but further action is expected to follow.

    strikers with banners

    NUT deputy general secretary Kevin Courtney said teachers could not go on without seeing significant change.

    The action was backed by 91% of members. The turnout was 25%.

  5. Number of pavement cafes on the rise

    James Piekos

    Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

    Eat your lunch outside today?

    You're not alone. New figures show the East Riding now has 86 pavement cafes, up from just 1 in 2009.

    Maria Richardson from Urban 44 Cafe in Hessle explains why outdoors is good for business

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    Video caption: Figures show the East Riding now has 86 pavement cafes, up from just 1 in 2009.
  6. Controlled explosion on 'suspect' luggage found on Hull ferry

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Bomb disposal experts have carried out a controlled explosion on an unattended item of luggage discovered on a ferry moored at Hull Docks.

    Humberside Police said the suspect package was found on the Pride of York ferry (pictured) at about 09:00 BST, shortly after it arrived from Zeebrugge, in Belgium.

    Ferry staff were evacuated as a precautionary measure.

    Pride of York Ferry
  7. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

    • A controlled explosion has taken place on Pride of York P&O Ferry in Hull after unattended luggage was found
    • A female cyclist has died after coming off her bike in Howden this morning, police are investigating the death
    • South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington is to have more than £6m invested into new facilities
    South Cliff caravan park
  8. Weather: feeling warm

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Here's a look at the weather for the rest of the day and a look ahead to the weekend:

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    Video caption: A look ahead at the weather with Owain Wyn Evans
  9. Listen: Ahmed Elmohamady: Hull City full-back signs new contract

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City full-back Ahmed Elmohamady has signed a new three-year deal with the Premier League club until 2019.

    Egypt international Elmohamady joined Hull on an initial loan deal from Sunderland in 2012, before signing for £2m fee the following year.

    He told BBC Radio Humberside's Sports Editor, Simon Clarke, it wasn't a difficult decision:

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    Video caption: Popular winger explains why he chose to stay with the Tigers.

    Elmohamady's contract is subject to him being granted a new work permit.  

  10. Bridlington caravan park get's £6m extension

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Plans have been announced for a £6m extension to a caravan site in East Yorkshire. 

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council said it hopes to expand the South Cliff site in Bridlington by building on adjacent farm land. 

    Proposals include another 180 caravan pitches, 19 lodges and 15 "glamping" units. The authority said the expansion would bring "an additional 158,280 visits" to the seaside town.

    South Cliff caravan park
  11. Woman cyclist dies after roundabout fall

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A woman has died in Howden after falling from her bike on a main route to the East Yorkshire coast. 

    The incident happened at a roundabout on Thorpe Road. 

    Police say they're investigating whether or not she was hit by a lorry and want witnesses to come forward. 

    Simon Spark reports:

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    Video caption: A female cyclist has died after coming off her bike in Howden - Simon Spark reports
  12. Controlled explosion on Hull ferry

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A controlled explosion has taken place on a P&O Ferry in Hull after a suspect package was found on board.

    Passengers had already left the Pride of York when the alarm was raised. 

    Bomb disposal experts were called in after unattended luggage was found on the vessel.

    Pride of York
  13. Headines across Hull and East Yorkshire this lunchtime

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines from our Hull and East yorkshire newsroom:

    • Police in Howden trying to establish if a female cyclist who was killed this morning was hit by a lorry
    • Hull City Council assured by the care provider that all staff get national living wage, after some care workers in the city say they are paid per minute
    • South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington gets £6m investment for more tent and touring pitches, more lodges and glamping pods
    South Cliff Caravan park
  14. EU Referendum: How to vote on polling day

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    The referendum will decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union.

    You will be asked to answer the following question: "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"

    Whichever side gets more than half of all votes cast is considered to have won.

    Polling station

    Polls are open until 2200 this evening. You can find out more about how to vote here.

  15. Last remaining boat hoist in Goole to be saved

    James Piekos

    Reporter, BBC Hull and East Yorkshire

    I've been out to have a look at the 100-year-old boat hoist standing guard over the Port of Goole's South Dock.

    It's getting a £200,000 refurbishment that will guarantee its future.

    Boat hoist

    It was built in 1912 to transfer coal coming down the inland waterways to the holds of waiting ships ready for export, but it hasn't been used since the closure of Yorkshire's coal mines in the 1980s.

    ABP and Historic England are behind the work.

    Quote Message: The hoist is a unique reminder of Goole's industrial heritage and we're delighted that its future is now secure." from Mark Firth ABP Port Manager for Hull and Goole
    Mark FirthABP Port Manager for Hull and Goole
  16. BreakingSport: Hull City sign Elmohamady

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City's Ahmed Elmohamady has signed a new three-year deal subject to a work permit.  

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  17. Weather: A bright day ahead

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A bright day across the region with plenty of sunny spells however, still a risk of some showers which may be thundery. 

    Highs of 23C (73F)

    Weather graphic
  18. Bridlington caravan park to get £6m facelift

    Kimberley Metcalfe

    BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

    South Cliff Caravan Park in Bridlington is going to have £6.15m spent on making it bigger and better.

    It'll have an extra 31 additional pitches for tents; 15 new units for "glamping"; 48 touring pitches; 132 static pitches; and 19 extra lodges.

    South Cliff caravan park

    It's thought the expansion will attract over 150,000 additional visitors to the town and boost the local economy by around £1.8m per year.

    East Riding of Yorkshire Council announced the plans today.

  19. Sport: Hull City close to new deal for Elmohamady

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City will be hoping they can conclude a new deal for Ahmed Elmohamady (pictured) today. 

    The club is understood to be close to agreements with the Egyptian winger and out-of-contract team-mate Tom Huddlestone.

    Ahmed Elmohamady