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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 6 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Andy Marsters

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    That's it for another day here on Hull and East Yorkshire Live.

    The flowers have certainly been enjoying the day according to your Weather Watchers pictures.

    Here is what heverone sent us from Sutton on Hull:

    Flower in Sutton on Hull

    If you want to get in touch with us you can email us, or message us via Facebook or Twitter.  

    Have a good evening.  

  2. Watch: Hull KR team news for Friday

    Gwilym Lloyd

    BBC Humberside sport's reporter

    I've been speaking to Hull KR assistant coach Willie Poching ahead of Friday's game against Huddersfield.

    He told me how the team will cope without James Greenwood, who hasn't fully recovered yet from a back injury.

    Graeme Horne could return but they'll be without James Green who has a two game ban:

  3. Artist arrives in Hull ahead of nude artwork

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The artist responsible for asking hundreds of people to strip off and paint themselves blue in Hull on Saturday has arrived in the city.

    I wonder if the pictures he has posted gives us any clues to what the finished work will look like?

    View more on twitter
  4. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    The latest news from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this evening:

    • Haltemprice and Howden MP David Davis believes Tony Blair may have deceived Parliament in the run up to the Iraq war
    • Assem Allam (pictured) who owns Hull City offers Labour party rebels millions to set up breakaway party
    • Police believe a missing man could be near the East Yorkshire coast
    Assem Allam
  5. Watch: The secret to a 70-year marriage

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A couple from Bridlington are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary 

    When Fred and Audrey Farrant were married Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister, Derby County were FA Cup holders and Joan Crawford won the best actress Oscar. 

    The couple explained the secret of their long marriage:

    Video content

    Video caption: Fred and Audrey Farrant tell us the success behind their long relationship
  6. East Yorkshire MP speaks about Chilcot Inquiry

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    David Davis, the MP for Haltemprice and Howden, has suggested Tony Blair may have deceived Parliament about the case for war in Iraq.

    Earlier today, the publication of the Chilcot Inquiry found that more peaceful options were not fully investigated in the lead up to the war.

    David Davis
    Quote Message: Sir John has been very careful about avoiding accusing the previous Prime Minister of lying to the house." from David Davis MP for Haltemprice and Howden
    David DavisMP for Haltemprice and Howden
  7. Sport: Hull KR's Jamie Peacock takes England role

    BBC Humberside Sport

    The Head of Rugby at Hull Kingston Rovers has been named as the England Team Manager for the upcoming Four Nations series.

    Jamie Peacock used to captain England. He'll continue to work at Hull KR alongside his new role.

    Jamie Peacock
  8. Goole school given improved rating by inspectors

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Marshlands Primary School in Goole has received a "good" rating by Ofsted inspectors.

    The school was previously rated as requiring improvement.

    Marshlands Primary School

    The inspectors found that the progress of pupils had improved since the last inspection.

  9. Police appeal for missing man believed to be in Flamborough

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Police are trying to trace a man after his car was found at Flamborough Head this morning.

    Paul Whing is from Harrogate and was last seen by his partner on Tuesday.

    Paul is white, around 6ft tall with brown but greying hair.

    He wears glasses and was last seen wearing dark blue jeans and a short-sleeved shirt.

  10. Weather: Isolated showers across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    There'll still be some bright and sunny spells this afternoon, but more cloud is likely in areas.

    There could also be some spots of rain:

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    Video caption: Owain Wyn Evans brings you the latest weather for Wednesday afternoon
  11. Hull and East Yorkshire UKIP response to Chilcot Inquiry

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    The UKIP MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber Mike Hookem has criticised the former Prime Minister Tony Blair for taking the UK to war in Iraq.

    Today, Sir John Chilcot outlined his findings on Britain's involvement in the war, saying that other peaceful options should have been explored further.

    Mike Hookem and Tony Blair
    Quote Message: Blair’s legacy will always be one of a man craving power and influence, over caution and common sense.'' from Mike Hookem UKIP MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber
    Mike HookemUKIP MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber
  12. Traffic and travel: M62 slip road blocked

    BBC Travel

    A lane is blocked on the slip road at junction 35 on the M62 westbound.

    It's at the exit towards the M18.

    One car has been involved in an accident.

    M18/M62 Sliproad
  13. Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    The latest from our newsroom in Hull and East Yorkshire this afternoon:

    • Police in North Yorkshire believe a missing man may have travelled to the East Yorkshire coast
    • A man's been arrested after a car (pictured) overturned in Hull this morning
    • People living near Hedon will find out more about plans for a multi-million pound energy park development
    Car overturned in Hull
  14. Sport: New Hull KR signing in Friday's squad

    Gwilym Lloyd

    BBC Humberside sport's reporter

    Hull Kingston Rovers could give a debut to new loan signing David Thompson on Friday.

    Thompson joined The Robins from Warrington on Sunday until the end of the season.

    View more on twitter
  15. One million reasons to love BBC Children in Need

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Over £1m has been given to 22 good causes in Hull and East Yorkshire thanks to Children in Need 2015.

    £55m was raised by the appeal across the country last year.

    Pudsey Bear
  16. Look at this flower enjoying the sun

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It might get a bit cloudy in Hull and East Yorkshire this afternoon.

    But it seems its been a lovely morning across our area, and nature has been lapping it up.

    Yorkshire Kush sent this picture in to the Weather Watchers scheme from Bridlington:

    Flower in Bridlington
  17. Welton and Brough Sports Club renovation

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The clubhouse and changing rooms at Welton and Brough Sports club are to get an upgrade.

    £100,000 will be spent on the project, which comes from Bellway Homes as part of their development on Welton Road, Elloughton.

    Picture of sports club
    Quote Message: The increase in population in Elloughton cum Brough and the surrounding villages has brought about a year-on-year growth in junior cricket members and their parents.'' from Howard Kingdom Club Chairman
    Howard KingdomClub Chairman
  18. Your tenuous links to being Welsh

    Lizzie Rose

    BBC Radio Humberside

    We had some great fun on BBC Radio Humberside's Breakfast Show this morning with your links to Wales.

    We are getting behind the country this evening for their Euro 2016 semi final against Portugal.

    Welsh squad

    Here's some of our favourite connections:

    Quote Message: We spent many a holiday in Wales. It always rained. Surely that entitles me to be Welsh?'' from Patricia
    Patricia
    Quote Message: I've got a friend called Barry. Does that make me Welsh?'' from James
    James
  19. North Ferriby United start at home

    BBC Humberside Sport

    The fixtures for North Ferriby United's first season in the National League have been released.

    They begin at home to Braintree Town and finish away at Torquay: