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  1. Live updates on Friday 19 August 2016

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  1. Goodbye and five things we learned

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Thank you for joining us on our live feed across East Yorkshire and the Humber today. 

    Lets look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning.

    1. A Sunken WW1 minesweeper from Goole will be given special protection.
    2. People in Hornsea being woken up at 2am by people playing Pokemon Go.
    3. An Inspection of the Yorkshire Ambulance service wil start in September.
    4. Hull City say they have made several approaches for new players.
    5. 307 Cars were targetted by thieves across East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire in July

    The Hull 4 Heroes have posted this tweet to get people ready for the weekend.  

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  2. Female cyclist assaulted in Scunthorpe by group of women

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    A female cyclist was assaulted on Saturday 13 August at 2am as she rode along Frodingham Road in Scunthorpe.

    Three women chased her, pulling at her clothing which caused her to fall from her bike.

    She suffered bruising and swelling to her right forearm which did not require hospital treatment.

    Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses.

  3. Tonight's headlines on Look North

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Here's the latest headlines from Look North. Tune in to BBC One from 6.30pm. 

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  4. Landlord who 'put money ahead of the lives of his tenants' jailed

    Carla George

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    A 'penny pinching' landlord has been jailed for five months after failing to equip his properties with adequate fire safety.

    Around 20 people escaped a fire at the property on Bursar Street in Cleethorpes after a fire started on the ground floor - but no fire alarm sounded in August 2014.

    Peter Kelson QC said the Ken Newsham was ‘more concerned with his own wealth than the welfare of his tenants’ and said it was ‘good fortune that no-one died’

    Landlord Ken Newsham today pleaded guilty to four counts of not providing an adequate fire assessment, working fire alarms, or sufficient fire doors.

    He was also ordered to pay £100,000 in costs.

    Fire damage at property on Bursar Street, Cleethorpes
  5. This evening's weather: rain will clear

    BBC Weather

    Any residual rain will clear away northeastwards during the first half of the night, with clearer skies following. It will also turn rather breezy by dawn Saturday.

    Weather this weekend
  6. Match Preview: Salford Red Devils v Hull Kingston Rovers

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull KR is expected to make one change with Kieran Dixon returning in place of David Thompson.

    Dixon is expected to make his 100th career appearance following his return from a rib injury.

    Both teams suffered away defeats last time out and currently find themselves on two points from two games in the Qualifiers.

    Hull KR expected to make one change to their squad
  7. Hull CCG to be major partner for City of Culture

    Anne-Marie Tasker

    BBC Look North

    Hull City of Culture 2017 will get more money to try and reduce social isolation and encourage physical activity. 

    The idea is to try and create a lasting legacy of people in Hull looking after their health. 

    Hull Clinical Commissioning Group says they'll be giving £450,000 and work alongside organisers to try and make this happen.

    Hull CCG working with Hull's City of Culture team
  8. Your headlines this afternoon

    Louise Jackson

    BBC Radio Humberside

  9. HistorIc Bridlington boat re-imagined in 3D

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A boat which sank near Bridlington 100 years ago is being re-imagined in 3D.

    HMS Falmouth sank on the 20th August 1916 after being torpedoed by U-boats after the Battle of Jutland. 

    A century on, Historic England have used digital technology to create a 3D image of the ship underwater. 

    HMS Falmouth in 3D
  10. Traffic and Travel News: Level crossing failure at Spring Bank West in Hull

    BBC Travel

    • Springbank West Hull: Queuing traffic in both directions because of a level crossing failure.
    Springbank West level crossing failure
  11. Investigation launched following attempted arson attack at Scunthorpe centre

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    An investigation has been launched after a group of youths tried to set fire to a Scunthorpe community centre. 

    The incident happened yesterday evening between 7.30pm and 8.15pm.

    It's believed a group of around five youths, aged between 16 and 18, climbed on the roof and tried to set fire to it. 

    An exercise class was being held inside the centre at the time. 

  12. Students asked 'why the Hull not?'

    Students who received their A-level results are being urged to consider Hull College as a destination to study for a degree. 

    Hull College banner ad

    This advert spotted in Leeds station asks #WhyTheHullNot? and indeed, why the Hull not as it has a lot going for it, such as being named as European Capital of Culture 2017.   

  13. Weather for East Yorkshire and the Humber

    BBC Weather

    Here's the weather with Owain

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    Video caption: Here's the weather with Owain
  14. Tourism figures for Hull continue to rise

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Latest figures show that visitors to Hull have continued to increase over the last four years, supporting around 5,915 jobs in 2015, up 12% since 2012. 

    The local visitor economy is now worth an estimated £274 million to the city.

    Quote Message: The recent positive press we’ve had from national and international tourism bodies and travel bloggers are helping to change old perceptions of the city and as 2017 nears, I am very confident this will continue into the coming years, ensuring Hull is firmly on the map as a world-class visitor destination. from Anthony Yates Visit Hull and East Yorkshire
    Anthony YatesVisit Hull and East Yorkshire
    Events like Place des Agnes have helped boost visitor numbers in Hull
  15. Bridlington RNLI help boat which ran aground

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Bridlington RNLI were called out yesterday morning to help a boat which ran aground at the South Landing in Flamborough.

    They successfully towed it out to sea.

    The RNLI took this photo of the incident.

    RNLI help boat ran aground
  16. Hull City Council says letter on waste centre charges 'sent in error'

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Hull City Council say a letter sent to Dove Hospice about restricting access to waste centres was sent in error.

    A consultation will take place before a final decision is made. 

    Dove hospice say scrapping free access for charities to Household Waste & Recycling Centres would put more financial pressure on them. 

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