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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday
  2. Our news on Thursday 14 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Jonathan Willis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Local Live has finished for today. 

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

  2. Headlines: East Yorkshire MP to play key Brexit role

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The headlines from the newsroom for East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire

    • David Davis will play a key role in EU talks 
    • Thousands of new homes to be built and a football stadium for Scunthorpe United 
    • Two public meetings in Hull over hostel
  3. Council secures funding for sustainable travel

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    North East Lincolnshire Council has got more than £440,000 to improve sustainable travel in the borough. 

    The funding will be used for a variety of schemes, including the promotion cycling, an official said.

    Quote Message: This money will allow us to build on the good transport networks that we already have here and will make the area much more travel-friendly." from Councillor Jane Hyldon-King Portfolio holder for health and wellbeing
    Councillor Jane Hyldon-KingPortfolio holder for health and wellbeing
  4. Listen: Homeless charity warns against street beggars

    BBC Radio Humberside

    One local homeless charity is warning people they're being deceived into giving money to beggars. 

    Harbour Place is working with the police and council to tackle street begging in the towns.

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    Video caption: Harbour Place is working with police to tackle street begging in Grimsby
  5. Tickton's Kyle Edmund in Davis Cup action

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Tickton's Kyle Edmund will be first on court as defending champions Great Britain play Serbia in the Davis Cup. 

    The world 67 meets the experienced Janko Tipsarevic in the first rubber tomorrow afternoon in Belgrade.

    Kyle Edmund
  6. Headlines: East Yorkshire MP David Davis is 'Brexit Secretary'

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Headlines this afternoon from our East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire newsroom:
    • Howden and Haltemprice MP David Davis to lead talks on Brexit
    • Scunthorpe United's new stadium will use British steel
    • Hull woman finds snake in house 
  7. Weather for East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire

    BBC Weather

    A dry evening with clear periods to follow. 

    Dry overnight with light winds. Clear periods during the first part of the night but increasing amounts of higher cloud spreading from the west after midnight.

  8. Public meeting to be held on Hull hostel

    David Burns

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A councillor in the avenues area of Hull has called two public meetings about concerns over a hostel for homeless and vulnerable people 

    Westbourne House has been established nearly a year. When it first opened residents associations, the neighbourhood watch and businesses in the area all raised objections over its location.

    Councillor John Robinson has organised two meetings - one is this evening.

  9. Next of Kin sought after death of man in Scunthorpe

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Humberside Police want to locate any family members of the late Nicholas John Muteham of Scunthorpe.

    Mr Muteham, aged 65, died at his home address in Pinchbeck Avenue on 7 July.  

    The death of Mr Muteham is not being treated as suspicious, 

  10. Watch: Hull woman on shock of finding snake in house

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    A woman from Hull got the shock of her life when she discovered a five- foot long snake in her house.

    Leanne Gerrard had only been in her new home two weeks when it appeared from behind her bathtub and made its way down the stairs. 

    She's not seen it since but was afraid it was venomous.

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    Video caption: Leanne Gerrard discovered a five foot snake in her house
  11. Watch: Timeline of David Davis' political career

    Tim Iredale

    Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    As David Davis is given the top job for negotiating Britain's exit from the EU, let's have a look at his career so far.

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    Video caption: David Davis has been given the role of negotiating Britain's exit from the EU
  12. Great Yorkshire Show: Animal disqualified in udder tampering probe

    Pritti Mistry

    BBC Local Live

    A dairy cattle exhibitor has been disqualified from the Great Yorkshire Show after an animal was tampered with, organisers have said.

    The Yorkshire Agricultural Society confirmed a "substance" was used on the cow's udders, contravening show rules.

    Chief Executive Nigel Pulling said the competitor's animal had been banned with immediate effect.

    Quote Message: We take any allegation of tampering very seriously as the welfare of animals is paramount. from Nigel Pulling Chief Executive, Yorkshire Agricultural Society
    Nigel PullingChief Executive, Yorkshire Agricultural Society
    Animal disqualified in udder tampering probe
  13. Watch: People in East Yorkshire on Brexit

    Tim Iredale

    Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    The majority of people voted for Brexit in East Yorkshire. So what do people living here want to see David Davis do in his role as 'Brexit Secretary.'

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    Video caption: What do people want to see David Davis do as 'Brexit Secretary'?
  14. Watch: Weather for East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

    BBC Weather

    Here's the weather with Paul.

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    Video caption: Here's the weather with Paul
  15. New Scunthorpe stadium and homes given go-ahead

    A development which will create a new football stadium for Scunthorpe United and thousands of new homes has been given the go ahead. 

    The Lincolnshire Lakes development is thought to be the biggest residential led regeneration scheme in the north. 

    Scunthorpe United chairman, Peter Swan says its an important development

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    Video caption: New development and football stadium given planning permission
  16. Grimsby Town friendly match cancelled

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Grimsby Town have tweeted that their pre-season match against Rotherham United next Wednesday has been cancelled.

    A spokesperson said, "Rotherham United have requested to call off the encounter with the Mariners due to a number of injuries sustained by members of the first team squad, during the club’s pre-season tour of Poland."

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  17. Plans to create new habitats in East Yorkshire

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    A drop-in meeting is being held in the Holderness area today to provide information about plans for a habitat creation scheme.

    The Environment Agency and Associated British Ports (ABP) will be answering questions about the Welwick and Skeffling project today at Skeffling village hall.

    They want to replace wildlife habitats lost due to flood risk management schemes around the Humber.

    Plans to build new habitats in East Yorkshire