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Hayley Ritchie

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  1. That's all from Wednesday.....

    Those are all the updates from Wednesday 3 May.

    Want to get all the lastest news, sport, weather and travel for Thursday 4 May?

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  2. Five things we learned today

    Hayley Ritchie

    BBC Local Live

    That's all from me for today. I'll be back tomorrow with all the latest updates on your news, weather, sport and travel across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

    But before I go, here are five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

    Sketch of stolen medals

    Have a lovely evening.

  3. '...and now here they are!' Real life Wacky Races in Market Weighton

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    If the names Penelope Pitstop and Dick Dastardly provoke fond memories you were probably a fan of the children's TV cartoon Wacky Races. 

    A soapbox rider

    Characters driving exotic vehicles competed to win a series of races, with the title "World's Wackiest Racer" going to the winner. 

    Well a real race, based on the TV programme, is going to take place in Market Weighton in July. 

    People from the area are being invited to design and build small vehicles which will race against each other down the steep Arras Hill, which runs down Beverley Road and into the town centre.

    It will take place on the morning of 2017's Community Day. 

  4. The weather forecast...

    Lisa Gallagher

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    More sunshine expected for tomorrow! 

    Here's my full forecast:

    Video content

    Video caption: Lisa Gallagher has the details
  5. Incident on Myton Bridge (A63) causing tailbacks

    BBC News Travel

    There's been an accident on the approach to the Myton Bridge (A63) eastbound, causing long tailbacks to St. Andrew's Quay.  

  6. Hull 2017: What's on this week

    Kofi Smiles

    BBC Face of Hull 2017

    A guide to the best in visual art, music and theatre - plus an unmissable opportunity for creative young people:

    Video content

    Video caption: Kofi Smiles has all the details for this week in the UK City of Culture
  7. Men in Sheds loneliness scheme is 'big success'

    A scheme which helps men beat loneliness is proving so popular it's expanding. 

    Louth Men's Shed opened nearly two years ago with just eight members - but reckons it could have 50 this year. 

    It comes as a report out today by the Jo Cox Commission says eight million men of all ages admit they feel lonely at least once a week.

    Louth Men's Shed
  8. 'Billions are being pumped into the North Sea industry'

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    The relationship between our area and the US will be made official this evening as the Mayor of New Bedford, Massachusetts, will sign a twin city agreement with Grimsby. 

    Delegates from the USA have been visiting sites in Hull, Grimsby and Scunthorpe over several months to learn how offshore wind power is being developed - and to further strengthen the region's links with America.   

    Offshore wind turbine
    Quote Message: Billions are being pumped into the North Sea industry. The Humber is its epicentre and the opportunities for businesses in the supply chain are vast." from Mr O’Reilly Team Humber
    Mr O’ReillyTeam Humber
  9. Cup final looms for Wyke college football team

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Tomorrow is a big day for sport at Wyke as the men’s football team play in the National Cup final.

    Wkye Football team

    It’s the first time that the college male team has reached a national final, following in the footsteps of the successful women’s team who have reached the final of their competition twice.

    The team travel to the Walsall Bank’s Stadium to take on South Devon College. 

    Kick-off is at 11am with the full match streamed live back to Wyke for display on the college’s big screen.

  10. Artists reunite to create 'mystery moth' for auction

    Anne-Marie Tasker

    BBC Look North

    Two artists who met in Hull and ended up working on opposite sides of the world have been reunited in the city this week to put the finishing touch to the eagerly-awaited Amy Johnson Festival moth auction.

    Moths waiting to be auctioned

    The new piece will be the only one created by the pair to be put up for auction. Their other designs were both purchased by their sponsors as the moth trail closed in March.

    Mystery Moth will be the 26th and final lot to go under the hammer when Hull-based Gilbert Baitson Auctioneers and Valuers set up a sale room at The Royal Hull Hotel this Saturday.

    The proceeds from the sale will be split between the HEY Smile Foundation and the Amy Johnson Arts and Engineering Awards.

  11. Classics In The Park returns for 2017

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Classics in the Park is returning to Hymers college this July

    Hymers College in Hull

    Tickets go on sale today for the evening of music which includes picnics and an orchestra.

    The event is hosted by BBC Radio Humberside's very own Blair Jacobs.

    More information and tickets here.

  12. Crowdfunding attempt to secure Sea of Hull artwork

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A campaign is underway to raise £16,000 to buy a piece of artwork from Spencer Tunick's 'Sea of Hull' installation. 

    Sea Of Hull

    Three works have already been purchased by the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull and will be added to the permanent collection, its hoped the fourth will be secured through a crowdfunding campaign. 

    Members of the public and art lovers are being asked to vote for their favourite photo from the collection. 

  13. Get your foot in the door with Radio 1

    BBC Radio 1

    Do you or do you know someone who wants a career in the creative industries? 

    The BBC Radio 1 Academy is heading to Hull this month - here's what's happening: 

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    Video caption: Here's how you can get involved
  14. Lewis's Return Home: Exhibition

    David Burns

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The man behind the book behind the film 'Get Carter' is one of Barton Upon Humber's most famous sons. 

    Ted Lewis

    And now the art, music and writing of Ted Lewis have inspired an exhibition. 

    He died aged 42 after living a very colourful life, and when he was dying, poet Monty Martin was introduced to him with a view to making some sense of his life. 

    Now, many years later, Monty tells me this exhibition is the end product and the finale to what became a labour of love.

    The exhibition is open to the public from 8 - 26 May at the Broderick Gallery, Hull School of Art and Design. 

  15. Hull band LIFE to play 'special slot' at Radio 1 Big Weekend

    BBC Radio 1

    LIFE are announced for BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend. 


    The Hull band will play the BBC Introducing Stage on Saturday 27 May in one of the special 'returning' act slots. 

    Mez, Loz, Mick and Stew  have been heavily supported by BBC Introducing Humberside and made their Introducing debut at Leeds/Reading Festivals in 2015. Since then they've had lots of Radio 1 and 6 Music airplay and recently recorded a session at the BBC's Maida Vale studios.

    LIFE are the second band to be announced on the BBC Introducing stage. Yesterday, it was revealed Hull band Lumer, would also perform on the stage. 

  16. Your weather forecast..

    Lisa Gallagher

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Some cloud building from the southeast this afternoon. 

    Gusty northeasterly winds will make it feel chilly, especially along the coast.  

    Weather chart
  17. Your headlines this lunchtime

    Richard Madden

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The top stories from our Hull newsroom so far today include:  

  18. What a night-mare! Fire crews attempt to free 'stuck' horse

    Hayley Ritchie

    BBC Local Live

    Humberside Fire and Rescue have sent crews from Immingham and Epworth to what seems to be an unusual incident involving a horse:

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  19. Can you help stop loan sharks in your area?

    David Burns

    BBC Radio Humberside

    People in North Lincolnshire are being offered £5,000 if they can come up with ways to stop loan sharks from operating.  

    £20 notes

    It comes after officers raided two homes in the area. 

    The scheme is being headed up by the England Illegal Money Lending Team, who told me this morning that borrowing from loan sharks can easily get out of control. 

    They want people with ideas of how to raise awareness of the danger of loan sharks or how to stop them from operating to get in touch.