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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 20 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Caroline Brockelbank

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learned today

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Thanks for being with us today, we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow.

    In the meantime lets look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

    • There was a boost of almost £8m for Hull children's mental health services
    • Unemployment has fallen in our region
    • The Breighton airfield helicopter victims are making good progress
    • Hull City seem to be very very unlucky with injuries

    And speaking of the Driffield Show, this cow had the right idea in the heat by cooling off with some wet towels. A tip for tomorrow maybe? Thanks to John Gaskin for sending in the photo.

    Cow cooling off with wet towels
  2. BreakingSport: Hull City confirm takeover talk on hold

    Mike White

    Sports Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    The club have received a statement in the last half an hour where they say the decision has been taken to ensure stability during the transfer window. 

    It goes on to say that the owners intend to continue discussing a sale to interested parties in September.

  3. Man got into trouble walking out of Bridlington sea

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The Humber coastguard have confirmed that they assisted with a rescue operation on Bridlington beach today.

    They say a man who had been in the sea got into trouble when he was walking out of the sea.

    It's still unclear what happened to the man.

  4. Humberside Police training more officers in rural crime

    Sarah Corker

    BBC Look North

    Twenty six serving officers have recently been given training in how to deal with crimes like fuel theft, poaching and hare coursing. 

    It's one of the major talking points at East Yorkshire's biggest agricultural show in Driffield today.

    Dog chasing a hare
    Quote Message: Our biggest issue in the East Riding and North Lincolnshire is hare coursing and we get people who travel from all parts of the country to run dogs on land for betting activity." from PC Julie Turrell Humberside Police
    PC Julie TurrellHumberside Police
  5. RNLI assist paramedics on Bridlington North Beach

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The RNLI have told us their lifeboat was launched this afternoon to help with a medical incident at Bridlington North Beach.

    Paramedics and lifeguards were in attendance and it's not clear yet what the incident was or whether anyone has been injured.

  6. RNLI lifeboat launched in Bridlington

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    There has been an incident in Bridlington which means the RNLI lifeboat has been launched.

    No more information yet but we'll bring you more details as we get it.

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  7. Breighton airfield helicopter crash victims 'making good progress'

    Stuart Harratt

    BBC Local Live

    Five men injured in a helicopter crash in East Yorkshire airfield are "making good progress", the airfield's operators have said.

    The men suffered head, back, chest and leg injuries in the incident at Breighton Aerodrome, near Selby, on Sunday.

    Helicopter which crashed
    Image caption: The former military Alouette helicopter crashed during what was described as a private flight
  8. Headlines this afternoon

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    • A man who murdered a Grimsby man in a vicious attack is starting a life jail sentence this afternoon
    • A 28-year-old man has suffered serious head injuries after an attack on the Nunsthorpe Estate in Grimsby yesterday evening
    • A former chaplain of a Roman Catholic children's home in East Yorkshire has launched an appeal against his 15 year jail sentence for abusing boys
  9. Former East Yorkshire chaplain launches appeal against 15 year jail sentence

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Anthony McCallen, a former chaplain of a Roman Catholic children's home in East Yorkshire was convicted in January of 11 serious sexual offences against children but he claims his sentence was too harsh.

    His crimes took place while he was the priest at a home near Market Weighton during the 1980s. 

  10. Councillor 'sorry' for Cleethorpes paddling pool closure

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Cleethorpes paddling pool has been closed since yesterday after North East Lincolnshire Council were made aware of problems at the plant room.

    A specialist firm have been asked to provide a full breakdown of the costs and timescales to bring the pool back into use and the paddling pool will be closed until further notice. 

    Quote Message: I’m personally really, really sorry we’ve had to close the paddling pool at the start of the school summer holidays, but the fact is that we’ve got to protect children and families in terms of health and safety." from Councillor Hazel Chase Cabinet Member for the Visitor Economy
    Councillor Hazel ChaseCabinet Member for the Visitor Economy
  11. Weather: Yellow warning for rain

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

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    Video caption: Abbie Dewhurst has the afternoon weather forecast.
  12. Sport: More injuries at Hull City

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City have already been plagued by injuries and the season hasn't even begun.

    Six players are currently recovering from injuries and operations.

    Plus Moses Odubajo and Harry Maguire are having appointments to see consultants later today.

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  13. Man attacked with 'weapons' in Grimsby

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A 28-year-old man has serious head injuries after an attack on the Nunsthorpe Estate in Grimsby yesterday evening.

    Humberside Police say weapons were used and believe a group of people may have been involved and are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

    The incident happened on Winthorpe Road (pictured) at 21:15. 

    The 28-year-old is at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital where his condition is serious but stable.

    Winthorpe Road, Grimsby

    Police are appealing for witnesses.

  14. Driffield show well underway

    BBC Radio Humberside

    We've been at the Driffield show today broadcasting live.

    If you're not there today, here's a little taster of the show:

    Cows at Driffield Show
    Child on tractor and mad hatter display
    Child climbing tractor and child stroking a sheep
  15. Police respond to Grimsby murder conviction

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Detective Chief Inspector Wendy North said: "After careful consideration of the evidence the jury have found Steven Beaumont guilty of the brutal murder of Billy Baker.

    "Beaumont showed nothing but contempt for Billy during the investigation and when faced with the evidence presented during the trial chose not to take the stand or provide any answers in his own defence.

    "Beaumont will now serve a minimum of 18 years before he can be considered for parole. Our thoughts remain with Billy's family and hope that they may begin to move forward now."

  16. Man sentenced to life in prison for Grimsby murder

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A man has been jailed for life for the murder of a Grimsby man. 

    64-year-old Billy Baker was just 4ft 6inches and weighed 6.5 stone at the time he was murdered in his home in Weelsby Street in January. 

    Police say he suffered a sustained and vicious attack and the multiple injuries he sustained left him with no chance of survival.   

    Steven Beaumont has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 18 years. 

  17. Climate change could mean 'new opportunities' for east coast fisherman

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Climate change may provide fishermen on the east coast with new opportunities as new species of fish and shellfish move into the area due to climate change. 

    That's according to the Director of Hull University's Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies, Professor Mike Elliott. 

    It's just been announced the Institute is to take part in a Europe-wide research project investigating the effect of climate change on Europe's fishing industry.

    University of Hull