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Summary

  1. Football fans succeed in challenge to police dispersal order
  2. Cleethorpes man sentenced to 14 years for child sex offences
  3. Child protection across the country to be reviewed after Poppy Widdison case
  4. Stormy weather could have affected Withernsea gas supply
  5. Man due in court over hospital death
  6. MP condemns 'suggestion' library could close
  7. Memorial planned for Daphne the deer
  8. Live updates on Friday 20 January 2017

Live Reporting

By Folarin Sagaya

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we've learnt today

    Folarin Sagaya

    BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

    That's all from me today but we're back Monday morning from 08:00.  

    Before I go, lets have a look at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning...

  2. Francis Bacon exhibit comes to Hull

    Anne-Marie Tasker

    BBC Look North

    Five iconic paintings by Francis Bacon were officially unveiled at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull today - and will be temporarily displayed from tomorrow alongside the gallery's permanent collection.

    Francis Bacon's Nervous System exhibition marks the very first time that the artist's work has been brought to Hull.

    His renowned painting, Head VI, is on a year-long loan from the Arts Council collection. The rest of the series will be on display until Monday 1 May.

    Ferens Art Gallery
  3. Hull school children to display City of Culture artwork

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A group of school children in Hull have come up with a unique idea of how to display their City of Culture artwork. 

    Pupils from Dorchester Road Primary School in Bransholme are opening a pop up shop in Princes Quay. 

    The artwork, including a large model of Hull, will be on display today and Saturday. 

    Olivia and Jack told Radio Humberside they were excited about the project:

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    Video caption: Olivia and Jack told Radio Humberside they were excited about the project
  4. Your headlines this afternoon

    Clare Crooks

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

  5. Weather: Clear skies but a cold night in store

    BBC Weather

    Mostly clear skies this evening and good clear spells overnight allowing some patchy fog to develop. A widespread frost will also develop with temperatures dropping below freezing.

    Friday evening's weather
  6. Tigers confirm loan signing

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City have confirmed the loan signing of Omar Elabdellaoui until the end of the seaon. 

    The Norwegian right-back joins from Greek team Olympiakos where he also played under Tigers head coach Marco Silva.

  7. Bus service between Bridlington and Scarborough Hospitals still on the cards

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    East Yorkshire Motor Services have agreed to look at changing one of their bus routes to help people get from Bridlington to Scarborough Hospital.

    Photo of Bridlington Hospital sign

    The community shuttle bus is stopping next week.   

    EYMS say they’ll only alter their bus route if it’s financially viable.

  8. Humberside Fire and Rescue launch City of Culture engine

    Folarin Sagaya

    BBC Local Live, Hull and East Yorkshire

    Hull 2017, the team behind the City of Culture, have teamed up with Humberside Fire and Rescue Service to create what they've called a "unique head-turning fully wrapped fire engine". 

    Picture of fire engine

    The brand new engine will form part of the round the clock emergency service cover and will first be housed at East Hull, before moving to the new Hull Central Fire Station on Spring Street.

    It will be fully operational, but will also feature at community and cultural events throughout the year.

    Quote Message: Like the blade, we have kept this engine as our little secret for a number of weeks and hope that the people of Hull appreciate our small contribution to what will be a great year for Hull." from Dene Sanders Chief Fire Officer, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service
    Dene SandersChief Fire Officer, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service
  9. Football fans successful in police dispersal order challenge

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A father and son have successfully challenged the use of police powers that prevented them and around sixty other fans travelling to a Grimsby Town football match last year.

    Blundell Park in Grimsby

    Officers from the Humberside force used a dispersal order to stop a coach load of Wrexham fans on their way to a match at Blundell Park in March and send them home. 

    Humberside Police said they accepted the claimants "should not have been issued with the notices".  

  10. Cleethorpes man sentenced to 14 years for child sex offences

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A man from Cleethorpes has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after admitting sexual offences against a girl under the age of two including attempted rape. 

    Callum Bedford, 28, from Lairgate Place in Cleethorpes admitted a number of offences last year including taking part in adult sexual activity with an 18-month-old-girl. 

    He was identified as part of an international operation to root out and bring to justice those making and distributing indecent images of children via the internet. 

  11. Child protection to be reviewed following Poppy Widdison case

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    The Children's Commissioner for England says she is investigating how children will be protected across the country following the death of Poppy Widdison from Grimsby. 

    The four-year-old died after being fed drugs by her mother and ex-partner. 

    Yesterday they were both jailed for thirteen years for child cruelty and drug offences.

    Picture of Poppy Widdison

    Commissioner Anne Longfield says there was a failure to judge the appropriate level at which services should intervene. 

    Child protection thresholds will now be looked at to see if they need to be lowered.  

  12. Your headlines this lunchtime

    Here are the latest headlines across East Yorkshire and the Humber:

    • The MP for Grimsby, Melanie Onn, agrees that there were missed opportunities to protect a four year old Poppy Widdison who was forced to take drugs by her mother
    • A Cleethorpes man is due to be sentenced today after admitting to a string of sexual offences against a girl under the age of two, including attempted rape
    • A post mortem examination on a man from Grimsby who died after his home was set alight last week has revealed there was no link between the incident and his death 
  13. Hedon schools warn pupils to be vigilant after attempted abduction

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Two primary schools in Hedon are advising children not to walk home alone after an 11-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted by an unknown man.

    The pupil was walking to Hedon Primary yesterday morning when she says she was pushed over by the man. She kicked out at him and ran to school to report the incident.

    Both Hedon Primary and Inmans in the town are urging children to be picked up by parents, or for those who are old enough, to walk home with friends.

    The girl was unhurt but police say they are investigating.   

  14. Ferens visitors exceed 20,000 in one week

    Andy Marsters

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Ferens Art Gallery has received 20,875 visitors since last Friday according to Hull City Council.

    They expect the number to rise to well over 21,000 by the end of today.

    The gallery reopened its doors to the public last week following a £5m renovation.

    The star attraction is the gallery's most expensive purchase - a masterpiece by Italian painter Lorenzetti.  

    A masterpiece by Italian painter Lorenzetti currently in Ferens
  15. Daphne the deer: Messages of condolence flood in

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    North Lincolnshire County Council say they've received more than 200 messages of condolence since the news Daphne the deer had died.The animal had to destroyed after being savaged by a dog.

    They've also offered £200 for information about the owner of the dog believed to have attacked her at Waters' Edge Country Park in Barton.

    Daphne