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Summary

  1. Humberside Police under investigation after murder
  2. Big rise in number of Yorkshire and Humber secondary schools in deficit
  3. Hull man helps set frozen lake crossing record
  4. Campaigners confident over Withernsea plans

Live Reporting

By Caroline Brockelbank

All times stated are UK

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A15 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A15 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between M180 J5 and A1077 Ferriby Road.

    A15 Lincolnshire - A15 closed in both directions between Barnetby Top in Barnetby le Wold and the A1077 Ferriby Road junction in Barton-Upon-Humber, because of snow and an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: A614 East Yorkshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A614 East Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, between A1079 York Road and Beverley Road.

    A614 East Yorkshire - A614 closed in both directions between Shiptonthorpe Roundabout in Market Weighton and the Beverley Road junction in Middleton-on-the-Wolds, because of snow.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: M18 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M18 South Yorkshire northbound severe accident, between J2 for A1 and J3 for A6182.

    M18 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M18 northbound between J2 A1(M) and J3, A6182 (St Catherines), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A15 East Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A15 East Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between A164 and B1206.

    A15 East Yorkshire - A15 Humber Bridge/Boothferry Road closed and stationary traffic southbound between the A164 junction in Humber Bridge and the B1206 junction in Kingsforth, because of a multi-vehicle accident and snow.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A1077 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A1077 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between West Street and Risby Road.

    A1077 Lincolnshire - A1077 Winterton Road in Roxby blocked in both directions between the West Street junction and the Risby Road junction, because of snow and an accident involving four vehicles.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: A16 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A16 Lincolnshire both ways severe disruption, at A1136 Ellis Way.

    A16 Lincolnshire - A16 Victoria Street in Grimsby closed in both directions at the A1136 Ellis Way junction, because of strong winds and damaged building.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A18 Lincolnshire westbound

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    A18 Lincolnshire westbound severe accident, between Anchor Road and A1029 Brigg Road.

    A18 Lincolnshire - A18 in Scunthorpe closed westbound between Steelworks and the A1029 Brigg Road junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Your top stories across the day

    Here are today's top stories for East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire:

  9. Students protest over cuts to Hull College teaching hours

    Degree students from Hull College have held a protest for the second time in four days over cuts to their teaching hours.

    In a statement Hull College said "We fully understand that some students may be unhappy....but we do have a plan."

    Adding that "If we don't make these changes, the future of our Higher Education programmes would be at risk.

    We are confident this new model will provide the learning experience needed to help students gain their degree."

  10. Hull FC fans warned of bad weather on motorways

    Highways England are urging drivers travelling from Hull to avoid some Yorkshire motorways and be prepared for the snowy conditions if they're travelling this weekend.

    M62

    There is a Met Office amber warning of snow and ice for most of West and South Yorkshire and other parts of North.

    Highways England have issued their own Amber Warning telling drivers to avoid trans-Pennine roads, including the M62 (J21 to J25), the A628 and A66, as well as the M1 between J35 and J47, the M606 and the M621.

    They say that up to 10cm of snow is expected on higher ground and the warning comes into force from 19:00 tonight until 05:00 on Saturday morning.

    Quote Message: Drivers should plan their journeys, monitor weather reports and pack a snow kit of blankets, food, water and a shovel if they really need to travel.” from Richard Leonard Highways England
    Richard LeonardHighways England
  11. Weather Watchers: Bit of an overcast day

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thank you as always to our Weather Watchers for sending in their pictures today.

    Looks like it's been a bit of a murky day at Sewerby:

    Looking out to sea from Sewerby

    And it certainly wasn't weather for going to Cleethorpes beach:

    Cleethorpes

    At least this bird has been undeterred in Beverley:

    Goose in Beverley
  12. Sport: Hull FC looking for consistent form at Salford

    Hull FC head to Salford tonight in the Super League hoping to find some consistent form from the off.

    Coach Lee Radford

    The Black & Whites haven't scored a try in the opening quarter of any game this season.

    They'll be without a host of key players because of injury and that's certainly contributed to matters according to coach Lee Radford (pictured).

    Quote Message: If you have a look at last year we had our top 17 on the field pretty frequently early on in the rounds, we certainly did the year before. We haven't quite had that this year so finding some consistency is important" from Lee Radford Coach
    Lee RadfordCoach
  13. Arts Council to invest almost £12m in Hull

    The Arts Council England is going to invest almost £12m in Hull over the next four years.

    Standing room only at Hull's new amphitheatre, built in an old dock.

    Chief Executive of Arts Council England, Darren Henley, told BBC Radio Humberside that they're investing £9m over the next four years in Freedom Festival (pictured), Artlink, Hull Truck, the Humber Museums and Middle Child the theatre company.

    There will also be £2.4m in the Back To Ours festival, £125,000 for the Humber Street Gallery and £55,000 for the Hull Independent Producers Initiative.

  14. Hull Trains services could be disrupted until 28 March

    Hull Trains will be running an amended timetable from today up to and including 28 March.

    Hull Trains

    The company says one train is still broken after bad weather two weeks ago and another needs a routine maintenance examination.

    This leaves it with only two fully functioning trains when three are needed to run a full service.

    Quote Message: Our aim is to keep and protect the services that customers tell us are the most important, including the early 05.58 from Beverley and the 08:23 from Beverley and Hull to London King’s Cross as well as the 18:50 back to Hull.” from Louise Cheeseman Director of Service Delivery
    Louise CheesemanDirector of Service Delivery
  15. Humberside Police referred themselves for investigation

    Humberside Police referred themselves to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) after Shane Gilmer was fatally wounded at his home in Southburn and his partner, Laura Sugden, was injured.

    Shane Gilmer and his partner, Laura Sugden

    Earlier we told you the IOPC are investigating the force's response to reports the couple are understood to have made to the police about the main suspect.

    The police have now released a statement:

    Quote Message: We referred the circumstances of this tragic incident to the IOPC at the earliest opportunity and will continue to support them and our teams throughout their investigation of the circumstances." from Matt Baldwin Det Supt
    Matt BaldwinDet Supt