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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 14 September 2016

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learned today in East Yorkshire & Humber

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    1. Building a rail link from Immingham to Liverpool could be worth billions
    2. Storing water upstream could stop future flooding
    3. Grimsby's Victoria Mill (pictured) is of national importance
    4. Hull will be a very illuminating city
    5. A Cleethorpes high street's taking a tip from paralympian Hollie Arnold and going for gold

    Bye for now.

    Victoria Mill with scaffolding on it
    Image caption: The Grade II listed Victoria Mill in Grimsby is in the top 10 historic 'at risk' buildings revealed by the Victorian Society.
  2. County Championship: Somerset beat title rivals Yorkshire at Headingley

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Somerset celebrate

    Somerset kept their Championship title hopes alive as they beat rivals Yorkshire by 10 wickets in their penultimate match of the season.

    Yorkshire were bowled out for 286 at Headingley, despite Jake Lehmann's 116.

    Jack Leach took 6-64 before Somerset easily reached their target of 42.

    Somerset hammer title rivals Yorkshire

    Somerset celebrate

    Jack Leach takes 6-64 as Somerset keep their Championship title hopes alive with a 10-wicket win against rivals Yorkshire.

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  3. Cleethorpes is going for gold in the Great British High Street competition

    Lara King

    North East Lincolnshire reporter

    Sea View Street in Cleethorpes has been entered for the Great British High Street competition.

    It celebrates the work that's being done to breathe life back into our high streets.

    It's a chance for businesses, councils and community groups to make the most of their high street.

    Sea View Street in Cleethorpes
    Image caption: Sea View Street in Cleethorpes
    Quote Message: Sea View Street has become a real jewel in North East Lincolnshire’s crown." from Ray Oxby Leader of North East Lincolnshire Council
    Ray OxbyLeader of North East Lincolnshire Council

    And if you want to show your support for Sea View Street you can use the hash tags #GBHighSt and #SeaViewStreet.

  4. Top 10 historic 'at risk' buildings named including Grimsby's Victoria Mill

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    A composite image of four buildings
    Image caption: Clockwise from top left: Red Barns in Redcar, St Paul's Church in Chester, Mount Street Hospital in Preston and Clayton Hospital, Wakefield

    The former home of explorer Gertrude Bell, a grade II* listed church and two derelict hospitals are among 10 of the most endangered historic buildings, according to the Victorian Society.

    The Victorian Society released its annual list, which it says names those in urgent need of help and protection.

    It includes Red Barns in Redcar where Bell lived, St Paul's Church in Chester, Wakefield's Clayton Hospital and Mount Street Hospital in Preston.

    A Grade II flour mill in Grimsby, Victoria Mill (pictured) and a Cardiff railway station also feature.

    Victoria Mill
    Image caption: Victoria Mill in Grimsby

    Top 10 historic 'at risk' buildings named

    A composite image of four buildings

    The former home of explorer Gertrude Bell, a grade II* listed church and two derelict hospitals are among 10 of the most endangered historic buildings, according to the Victorian Society.

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  5. Claims an east-west rail line could create thousands of jobs

    Crispin Rolfe

    Reporter BBC Look North

    The government's being called on to spend £100m on transport links from the Humber Ports. 

    A new northern port agreement was settled yesterday between ports which include Immingham (pictured)  and Liverpool. 

    The think tank IPPR North now say an east west rail link spanning the north of England could be worth up to £37 billion pounds long-term, and create thousands of jobs.

    Immingham
  6. Headlines across East Yorkshire & Humber

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines from our East Yorkshire & Humber newsroom:

    Sea View Street in Cleethorpes
  7. Traffic and travel: A63 Flyover closed

    BBC Travel

    There are severe delays on the A63 westbound at Hessle Road. 

    The road is now open but there is still queuing traffic because of a shed load of steel.

    travel graphic

    Mike Unsworth sent us this picture from the scene:

    Lorry shed load of steel
  8. Arrest after Hull rape allegation

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A 30-year-old man's been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a woman in Hull city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

    Police sign

    The woman, who's 22, was attacked in an alleyway after leaving a local nightclub. 

    Police want to find a man who helped the woman when she took refuge in a shop doorway, possibly in the Jameson Street area.

    If you've got any information you're being asked to contact the police on the 101 number quoting  log number 247 of 11 September.  

  9. Cigarette-smuggling lorry driver jailed

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    A lorry driver who tried to smuggle 100,000 illegal cigarettes into the UK at Hull Docks in a cargo of sweets has been jailed for 16 months.

    Josef Zarsky (pictured) from Breclav in the Czech Republic was stopped by Border Force officers in Hull when he arrived on a ferry from Rotterdam in August.

    The cigarettes, which were worth £27,000 in unpaid duty, were found hidden in the cab.

    Illegal cigarettes found in a lorry and a picture of Josef Zarsky
    Quote Message: Our message to anyone considering smuggling cigarettes into the UK couldn’t be clearer: break the law, and you could be sent to prison." from Sandra Smith Assistant Director, Fraud Investigation Service, HMRC
    Sandra SmithAssistant Director, Fraud Investigation Service, HMRC
  10. Body of a man found in Hull

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    The body of a man's been found on Biggin Avenue (pictured) in the Brandsholme area of Hull this afternoon. 

    Police say they were called to the scene at around 13:00.

    A cordon has been put in place while they try to establish the circumstances surrounding his death.

    Biggin Avenue in Hull
  11. Sport: Latest on Hull City AFC takeover talks

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Former Hull City chairman Paul Duffen (pictured) has confirmed he's assisting the Allams in trying to find a new owner for the club. 

    He's told the Hull Daily Mail that he's been working with them for some time, stating that his priority is in the best interests of the club. 

    The Chairman of French club Nice, Chien Lee, has been in the area this week for talks about a possible takeover. 

    Paul Duffen
  12. More people out of work in this region

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    Unemployment in Yorkshire and the Humber rose between May and June. 

    Around 159,000 people in the region were out of work. That's 1,000 more than in the previous quarter. 

    Job Centre plus sign

    Nationally, there's been a fall of 39,000, to 1.6 million. 

    The figures are the first to take into account the period immediately after the Brexit vote

    Growth in average weekly earnings slowed slightly to an increase of 2.3% on last year.

  13. Man exposes himself on Hull cycle track

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    A woman's reported being a man exposed himself on a Hull cycle path.

    The 49-year-old was walking along a the track near Haversage Road in Sutton last Thursday at around 14:45 when she was approached by a man on a bike.

    The man who's thought to be around 22 to 30-years-old asked for directions before returning around half an hour later. It's then he exposed himself.

    Hathersage Road

    He's described as around 5ft 10in, of stocky build with short black/dark brown hair and wearing shorts and a T-shirt.

    Police are asking anyone with any information to call them on the 101 number quoting crime reference number 2213199 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

  14. Hull's Adam Duggleby goes for a second gold at Rio

    BBC Humberside Sport

    At the Paralympics in Rio, Hull's Adam Duggleby and Steve Bate go for their second gold of the Games.

    The road cycling time trials take place this afternoon and the tandem pair are in action from 17:30.

    British tandem pair Steve Bate and pilot Adam Duggleby
  15. Hull FC half-back Harry Tyson Wilson looks set to leave the club at the end of the season

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC half-back Harry Tyson Wilson (pictured) looks set to leave the club at the end of the season. 

    However Coach Lee Radford says he's not in a position to confirm it, with the players future yet to be announced.

    Harry Tyson Wilson
    Quote Message: His contracts up at the end of the year... there's going to be a number of announcements over the next couple of weeks so we'll probably wait till then to announce that." from Lee Radford Hull FC coach
    Lee RadfordHull FC coach

    Meanwhile the injuries which will sideline Mark Minichello and Frank Pritchard at Wakefield tomorrow aren't believed to be serious. 

    The pair are expected back to face leaders Warrington next week.

  16. Lunchtime headlines across East Yorkshire & Humber

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines this afternoon from our East Yorkshire & Humber newsroom:

    Trinity Market sign
  17. A63 closure after steel falls from wagon

    Thanks to Mike Unsworth who has sent us some photos from the scene of the A63 road closure this afternoon. The road has been closed westbound and traffic remains heavy in the area.

    Lorry with shed load on A63
  18. BreakingTravel: A63 closed westbound

     A63 Clive Sullivan Way - Daltry Street Flyover - in Hull closed and queuing traffic westbound at the Hessle Road junction, because of a shed load of steel. Diversion in operation - via the slip road to Daltry Street and the entry slip road back onto A63.  

    Travel map
  19. Lunchtime weather for East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    There will be thin broken cloud and sunny spells this afternoon

    We might see some coastal fog lingering along the east coast where temperatures may struggle a little but elsewhere feeling very warm and humid with a maximum temperature of 29C (84F).

    Weather graphic
  20. New off road car to help police stop rural crime

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Humberside Police has taken delivery of a new 4x4 vehicle, which it says will help it tackle wildlife and rural crime more effectively. 

    It says it'll help officers get to remote, off-road locations. 

    The force says there's an increase in crimes like farm arson, diesel theft, poaching and hare-coursing at this time of year in this area, because fields have been harvested.

    Wildlife and Rural Crime Officer got the keys to a band new Isuzu D-Max today.