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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished on Friday 16 September 2016

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five things we learned today

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    That's all from me for today. I'll be back on Monday morning from 08:00 with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather across East Yorkshire and the Humber. 

    In the mean time here's five things we learned today:

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    Video caption: They're hoping to break a world record before sending them on in Christmas shoeboxes

    Enjoy your weekend.

  2. Scunthorpe United take on Shrewsbury

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Scunthorpe United could go top of League One if they win at Shrewsbury tomorrow. 

    They've made their best start to a season in 12 years and scored more goals than any other English side.

    Midfielder Stephen Dawson (pictured) thinks a lack of big egos in the squad is part of the season for their good form. 

    Stephen Dawson
    Quote Message: If you look around our team there's no one thinking they are better than they are. We know where we are, we're in league one, so at the moment we're league one players and just because we're second in the league doesn't mean we're going to win every game, or that people are going to fear us. There's no fear in this league." from Stephen Dawson Midfielder Scunthorpe United
    Stephen DawsonMidfielder Scunthorpe United
  3. Peter meets Sir David

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Join us for Look North tonight at 18:30, when Peter Levy will be speaking to Sir David Jason about his new series of Still Open All Hours - and why Yorkshire writer Roy Clarke hasn't lost his appeal after forty years.

    Sir David Jason
    Image caption: Sir David Jason
  4. Dentist found guilty of ABH and fraud

    Jill Archbold

    BBC Look North

    A man who admitted working as a dentist in Hull without the proper qualifications has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison.

    Ronnie Barogiannis (pictured) caused permanent damage to five patients teeth in East Yorkshire.

    He was sentenced at Hull Crown court today after admitting to fraud and five counts of actual bodily harm.

    Ronnie Barogiannis
  5. Assault following night out in Grimsby

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    A man was left unconscious after an attempted robbery and assault in Grimsby in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

    Police say two men and a woman in their 20's were walking down Wintringham Road after a night out when they were attacked from behind. 

    Two police officers walking down a dark road

    The men also tried to steal the woman's handbag but ran off when another person approached the group. 

    Police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them on the 101 number.

  6. Grimsby town's Danny Collins says he's fit and ready for tomorrow's match

    BBC Humberside Sport

    New Grimsby Town signing Danny Collins (pictured) says he's in good shape and ready to be called upon tomorrow.

    The Mariners host Crewe with the new defender added to their squad after joining earlier this week. 

    He says despite being without a club this summer, he's still in decent nick:

    Danny Collins Grimsby Town player
    Quote Message: It was good to get the boots back on, get back out there and hopefully get involved at the weekend." from Danny Collins Grimsby Town player
    Danny CollinsGrimsby Town player
  7. Will Grimsby man become fastest man on two wheels?

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Grimsby motorcyclist Guy Martin is due to try to break the two-wheeled world speed record later. 

    He will attempt to travel faster than 376mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats, in the US state of Utah.

    Guy Martin
  8. BreakingGuilty of murdering man in Hull

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A teenager has been found guilty of stabbing a man to death in a Hull street.

    Agustin Sula (18) was found guilty of murder today at Hull Crown Court. 

    Mateusz Szleper (pictured) was killed on West Parade on Valentine's Day after being stabbed seven times. 

    Mateusz Szleper

    The jury was unable to reach a verdict in the case of Agustin Sula's brother Ermal Sula (24) of no fixed abode, who was discharged.

    A third man Abdullah Ali Haydar (18) was found not guilty of murder.

    Agustin Sula will be sentenced later this month.

    West Parade
    Image caption: West Parade where the stabbing took place
  9. Have you see Niomi?

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    Police are looking for missing Niomi Huby, (pictured), who is described as a vulnerable young woman. 

    She was last seen by her family yesterday at her home on Northlands Road in Winterton, near Scunthorpe at around 18:00.

    The 25 year old was later seen at a bus stop headed for Scunthorpe.

    Police are appealing for information and asking anyone who sees her to call the 101 number.

    Niomi Huby
  10. Hull needs more foster parents

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Right now almost 650 children are in the care of Hull Fostering who say they need more people ready to help in an emergency situation. 

    Hull City Council want more people to come forward as foster carers to look after some of the city's most vulnerable and sometimes troubled children.   

    Two children hugging in a field facing away from the camera
    Quote Message: With emergencies we don't always know what's coming through the door, what ages or what sort of behaviours they might be displaying or what's happened in these families. We desperately need people that can come forward, that can rise to the challenge. " from Denise Smith Hull City Council
    Denise SmithHull City Council

    If you think you could be a foster carer, you can find out more here.

  11. Headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    a sea of blue people on Scale Lane in Hull
    Image caption: Scale Lane Bridge in Hull was one of the locations for the Sea of Hull pictures commissioned for City of Culture 2017
  12. Lincolnshire must have a Mayor

    Sarah Sanderson

    Political Reporter East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Lincolnshire has been told it must have a directly elected Mayor if it wants a devolution deal. 

    The Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Martin Hill has told his colleagues that unless there is an elected Mayor then a deal will not go ahead.

    The mayor would cover the whole of Lincolnshire including North and North East Lincolnshire.

    Last month the public voted against having an elected Mayor.

    Councillor Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council
    Image caption: Councillor Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council
  13. Police crack down on racist graffiti

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Has racist graffiti become a bigger problem in Hull recently? 

    In recent months, threats and offensive symbols including the swastika have appeared on buildings in Hull's city centre.

    I spoke to Sergeant Chris Swaby from Humberside Police about the problem.

    He told me there has been a slight increase but says any hate crime will not be tolerated.

    Graffiti
    Quote Message: If people are targetted for the colour of their skin, their sexuality or having a disability clearly that's something they can't change and the impact can be devastating. For some people who are the offenders... they've got no understanding of the impact, so education plays a very big part in this and that is something that is factored into the work we do." from Sergeant Chris Swaby Humberside Police
    Sergeant Chris SwabyHumberside Police
  14. Phelan offered Hull manager's job

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Mike Phelan says he has been offered the manager's job at Hull City.

    The 53-year-old, caretaker boss since Steve Bruce's departure in July, was named Premier League manager of the month for August.

    But, with a takeover of the club pending, Phelan's long-term future at the club has been uncertain.

    "It's a case now of sifting through the offer and getting down to what hopefully will be further discussions," he told BBC Radio Humberside.

    Mike Phelan

    Phelan offered Hull manager's job

    Mike Phelan

    Mike Phelan says he has been offered the manager's job at Hull City, having served as caretaker boss since July.

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  15. Complaints over war memorial Pokemon stop

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    Hornsea war memorial
    Image caption: Hornsea war memorial

    An East Yorkshire council has asked the firm behind the Pokemon Go game to get three "stops" in the town's memorial gardens removed.

    The deputy mayor of Hornsea, East Yorkshire said there had been complaints it was "inappropriate" to have Pokestops next to the war memorial.

    Anne Padgett said there were also concerns about players causing noise late at night.

    Game publisher Niantic has not yet responded.

    Complaints over war memorial Pokemon stop

    Hornsea war memorial

    An East Yorkshire council contacts the company behind the Pokemon Go game to get three stops in the town's memorial gardens removed.

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  16. Investigation after cars damaged in Beverley

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The East Riding Council says it will investigate what can be done about lorries damaging parked cars in part of Beverley. 

    People living on a stretch of Grovehill Road want the road widened so HGVs can pass without clipping parked cars. 

    It's after a number of cars were damaged on the street.

    Grovehill Road in Beverley
  17. A new park for Bridlington

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A new riverside park is going to be created in Bridlington (pictured). 

    Work on the Gypsey Race Park should start early next year. 

    The new park is designed to be a 'green haven' and will contain play areas and signs telling the story of people who have worked alongside the Gypsey Race over the centuries.

    Artists impression of the new park along the Gypsey Race
    Image caption: Artists impression of the new park along the Gypsey Race
  18. Watch: the latest Hull KR team news

    Gwilym Lloyd

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Hull Kingston Rovers have been boosted by the return of three players for the vital qualifier at Featherstone Rovers on Sunday.

    The bad news is that back up hooker John Boudebza will miss the rest of the season having undergone surgery on a hip injury.

    But coach James Webster told me it's the first time this season where he will have the luxury of being able to select from a fully fit 19 man squad.

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    Video caption: Gwilym Lloyd talkes to James Webster ahead of Sunday's qualifier at Featherston Rovers
  19. Body found in Princes Quay

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    The body of a man's been pulled from the water at Princes Quay. 

    Search teams had been looking for the man who's thought to have gone into the water yesterday evening.

    Its not know at this stage who the man is or why he was in the water but Humberside Police say they are continuing their investigations.