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Summary

  1. Jail for man who sparked major evacuation in Bridlington
  2. Murder investigation after woman's death in Hull
  3. Urgent appeal to help find missing Hull woman
  4. Woman dies in hospital following Camerton collision
  5. Updates on Friday 30 June 2017

Live Reporting

By Gill Sennett

All times stated are UK

  1. Andy Burke

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Hull City midfielder Shaun Maloney

    Andy Burke

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Scotland midfielder Shaun Maloney's move to Aberdeen is on hold after the player highlighted an injury concern.

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  2. Five things we learned today

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live

    That's all from me for today and, indeed, this week.

    We'll be back on Monday from 08:00 with all the latest updates from across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

    To end with, here are five of our top stories:

  3. Watch: Weekend weather forecast

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Here's what to expect from your weather for this weekend:

    Video content

    Video caption: Abbie Dewhurst has your weather forecast for the next few days.
  4. In pictures: BBC Weather Watchers get out and about

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's not been the best of days, weather-wise, today.

    But as always our BBC Weather Watchers have been out and about.

    Here's a selection of their shots:

    The Deep in Hull
    Image caption: The Deep in Hull
    The view of the bridge while walking over the Humber Bridge
    Image caption: Walking over the Humber Bridge
    A view of Barton on Humber foreshore, from the Humber Bridge.
    Image caption: A view of Barton on Humber foreshore, from the Humber Bridge.
    Flattened barley in Bainton
    Image caption: The effect of heavy rain on Barley in Bainton
    Bridlington Harbour
    Image caption: Bridlington Harbour
  5. Reprieve for Hull mobility firm facing closure

    You might remember that earlier this week we told you about the Hull mobility scooter hire company facing closure because of a lack of funding.

    Woman on a mobility scooter

    Thankfully, a BBC Radio Humberside listener has come forward to help Travel Extra at Hull Railway Station.

    The unnamed businessman contacted the organisation to donate money to keep them open, at least in the short term.

  6. More investment promised for northern Lincolnshire

    Richard Madden

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The opening of a £93m road improvement scheme near the Port of Immingham is just the start of investment in the area, according to a government minister.

    The Transport minister John Hayes

    The work to reduce congestion has been carried out on the A160 and A180.

    Transport Minister John Hayes was at the launch and said the port was "vital" to the future economy of the country.

  7. Hull FC away to Castleford Tigers

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC travel to Super League leaders Castleford Tigers tonight, looking to complete a hat-trick of wins over them this season.

    The Black and Whites have beaten them at the KCOM in the league and cup.

    Danny Washbrook, who'll make his 300th career appearance tonight, expects to face a vengeful Cas side:

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  8. Man jailed over chemicals stash 'was danger to himself and others'

    Katy Austin

    Journalist, BBC Look North

    More on the news that a man who caused part of Bridlington to be shut down by the bomb squad last August has been sentenced at Hull Crown Court to eight months in prison.

    Gert Meyers says he "forgot" to apply for a licence to keep chemicals in his house on Oxford Street.

    He'd been running an online business selling them.

    Ian Dixon, Chief Inspector of Policing for Humberside Police, says Gert Mayers was a danger to himself:

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    Video caption: Gert Meyers was a danger to himself, says Chief Inspector of Policing Ian Dixon.
  9. Prison for Bridlington man who sparked major evacuation

    A man who caused a large-scale evacuation in the Oxford Street area of Bridlington has been sentenced to eight months in prison, four of those to be served behind bars.

    Gert Meyers

    Gert Meyers, 55, who had been running an online chemical supply business from his home, pleaded guilty in March to keeping potentially dangerous chemicals without a permit.

    Police raided Meyers' house on 4 August last year.

    He was arrested and neighbouring streets were evacuated while the army's bomb squad and scientists made the chemicals safe.

    Meyers had previously been questioned by the police after legally supplying chemicals to two people who were later convicted of terrorism offences.

  10. BreakingPrison for man who caused large scale evacuation in Bridlington

    Katy Austin

    Journalist, BBC Look North

    A man who caused a large-scale evacuation in Bridlington has been sentenced to eight months in prison.

    Gert Meyers, who ran an online chemical supply business from his home had earlier pleaded guilty to keeping potentially dangerous chemicals without a permit.

  11. Heaton and Abbott head for Bridlington

    Chris Arundel

    BBC Radio Humberside

    If you missed Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott playing at Hull's KCOM Craven Park stadium earlier this month, you've got the chance to see them again at Bridlington Spa.

    Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

    They're best know for their hits with the Beautiful South such as Rotterdam, Perfect 10 and Don't Marry Her.

    Paul Heaton came to fame with his band The Housemartins in the mid-1980s and has sold over 10m albums over his career.

    Their latest tour has been announced today ahead of the release of their new album and you can see the pair at the Spa on 8 December in Bridlington.

  12. Former Lord Mayor of Hull dies

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live

    Tributes have been paid to the former Lord Mayor of Hull Trevor Larsen, who's died after an illness.

    The Guildhall with a small picture of former mayorTrevor Larsen inset into it

    The ex-Labour councillor was well known for his work with Hull City Council's cultural services committee in the 1990s.

    Mr Larsen was also a key figure in developing Hull's Museum Quarter.

  13. Abuse brothers' appeal refused

    Two brothers who groomed and abused girls in Yorkshire have had an appeal against their convictions rejected.

    Arshid and Basharat Hussain

    Arshid Hussain (pictured left), originally from Goole, and his brother Basharat (pictured right) were part of a grooming gang jailed in 2016 for the "systematic" sexual abuse of teenage girls in Rotherham.

    An application to overturn their convictions for offences, including rape and false imprisonment, was refused at Leeds Crown Court earlier today.

    Arshid Hussain's appeal to reduce his 35-year sentence was also refused.

  14. Scunthorpe United's silence over Alexander's future

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Scunthorpe United have made no public comment so far about manager Graham Alexander being among the favourites for the vacancy at Championship side Preston North End.

    Graham Alexander

    Alexander played for Preston for nine years and had a spell as captain and joint caretaker-manager at Deepdale.

    They're looking for a replacement for Simon Grayson, following his move to Sunderland.

    The bookies reckon it's between Alexander and Fleetwood's Uwe Rosler.

  15. New sports centre for Crowle

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live

    Work has begun on a new multi-million pound sports centre in North Lincolnshire.

    The Axholme North Sports Centre in Crowle is being built next to the Alxholme Academy (pictured).

    It will include a swimming pool, gym, tennis courts and football pitch.

    Axholme Academy
  16. New custody unit 'won't impact other police stations'

    Lara King

    North East Lincolnshire reporter

    Outside of Grimsby Police Station

    Humberside Police have told us their plans for a new custody suite in Grimsby won't affect other police stations.

    They're proposing to build the suite in the West Marsh.

    It would replace current custody facilities at Grimsby and Scunthorpe Police Stations.

  17. Major new junction officially opened in Immingham

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Local Live

    A new road junction aimed at improving congestion around the Port of Immingham has been officially opened by the government's Maritime Minister:

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    Video caption: A £93.3m scheme to ease congestion at the Port of Immingham is officially opened.

    Highways England has spent over £90m on changes to the A160 and A180, including a new dual carriageway and road bridge for residents.

    About 40,000 vehicles are expected to use the new route every day.

  18. Traffic and travel: Train delays around Grimsby

    BBC News Travel

    Trains are at a standstill on Transpennine Express and East Midlands Trains between Barnetby and Grimsby at the moment due to a points failure at Barnetby:

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