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By Caroline Brockelbank

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  1. Today's top stories

    The top stories across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far today include:

  2. Weather: A sunny evening ahead

    It will remain fine with sunshine this evening, giving way to some long clear spells overnight.

    Turning fairly cool once again with just a gentle breeze:

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  3. 'Best of both worlds' for business after Brexit - Minister

    A senior government minister says businesses in North East Lincolnshire can have "the best of both worlds" after Brexit.

    New government figures show almost £11bn worth of goods went through ports in North East Lincolnshire last year.

    Some companies are worried that may be more difficult and expensive after the UK leaves the European Union.

    But Treasury Minister Liz Truss, on a visit to the Port of Immingham today, says she believes growth will continue:

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    Video caption: The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, visited the port of Immingham today.
  4. Hull anti-social behaviour crackdown 'making a difference'

    Humberside Police officers have made 63 arrests, issued 114 dispersal orders, and carried out 66 searches in Hull city centre since they started their crackdown on antisocial behaviour.

    Hull city centre

    Police have stepped up their patrols in the city centre and say they will help people needing support but will not tolerate anti-social and criminal behaviour.

    Quote Message: Our dedicated officers have been approached by members of the public who have said they feel our work is making a difference, and that they’re happy that we’re dealing effectively with individuals who have been causing problems in the city centre." from Insp Craig Mattinson Hull Central Neighbourhood Policing Team
    Insp Craig MattinsonHull Central Neighbourhood Policing Team
  5. Hull and Grimsby House of Fraser stores to close

    The House of Fraser stores in Hull and Grimsby will close with the loss of over 350 jobs, it's been confirmed.

    Hull House of Fraser

    The creditors of House of Fraser have agreed a rescue plan for the department store chain.

    The struggling firm will close 31 out of its 59 outlets with the loss of up to 6,000 jobs.

    Some landlords have complained that they will be the big losers in the process, known as a Company Voluntary Arrangement.

  6. House of Fraser to close Lincoln and Grimsby stores

    The House of Fraser stores in Grimsby and Lincoln are to close, it's been confirmed.

    House of Fraser

    Creditors have approved a rescue deal for the department store but the move means the company will press ahead and close 31 of its stores.

    About 280 jobs will be lost over both sites, it's thought.

  7. Fire crews tackle house and shed blaze in Hull

    About 25 firefighters are dealing with a blaze in Hull which started in a shed and spread to a semi-detached house.

    Fire scene

    The fire, on Oakfield Court, off Cottingham Road, also spread to adjacent sheds on Tickton Grove.

    Fire engine and people around at the scene

    No-one has been injured but police are at the scene as there may be some traffic delays.

  8. Former teacher struck off for not being fully qualified

    A former primary school teacher from East Yorkshire has been struck off for not being properly qualified.

    Bacon Garth Primary School

    Helen Richardson taught at Bacon Garth Primary School in Cottingham (pictured) where she led them to believe she was a fully qualified teacher.

    A professional conduct panel found her actions to be dishonest and lacking in integrity.

    Mrs Richardson denies the findings but she's been banned from teaching indefinitely.

  9. Police officers praised for 'courage' over arrest

    Six police officers who were assaulted last night in Grimsby while arresting and detaining a driver who failed to stop have been praised for their "bravery and skill".

    Three officers were injured while in the process of arresting the man and a further three officers were assaulted while he was in custody.

    They suffered bruises, scratches and shoulder, leg and hand injuries.

    The suspect was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, dangerous driving, failure to provide a roadside breath test and assaulting a police officer.

    Ch Supt Darren Wildbore, from Humberside Police, said he wanted to commend the officers involved for their courage:

    Quote Message: Assaults on our officers throughout the course of their work is unacceptable and we will not stand for it. We are here to protect and serve our communities." from Ch Supt Darren Wildbore Humberside Police
    Ch Supt Darren WildboreHumberside Police
  10. Hull University gets 'sanctuary' boost

    Events have been taking place in Hull over the past few days to mark Refugee Week which celebrates the contribution refugees bring to the city where they've found a new home.

    University of Hull

    Hull was officially declared a City of Sanctuary in 2017, its City of Culture year and today, the University of Hull will be declared a University of Sanctuary.

    It's in recognition of its commitment to creating an accessible and supportive environment for refugees and asylum seekers.

    Quote Message: This award is a just acknowledgement of the work done by the university both in the field of social research and in promoting a culture of welcome and support for refugees and people seeking asylum coming to Hull." from Steve Ibbetson Chair, Hull City of Sanctuary
    Steve IbbetsonChair, Hull City of Sanctuary
  11. Traffic calming measures trial in Hornsea

    A three-month trial is going to be carried out in Hornsea to try and ease traffic congestion in the town.

    Southgate in Hornsea

    At busy times, traffic grinds to a halt around the junction of Newbegin and the Market Place.

    But from 1 July until the end of September, driver won't be allowed to turn right off Southgate (pictured).

    The results will be assessed at the end of three months.

  12. Men in court over murder of Lithuanian national

    A second man has been appeared in court charged with the murder of a Lithuanian national in Hull.

    Dane Park Road

    Rolandas Poskus, 52, was found dead on a grassed area on Dane Park Road on 15 June.

    Stanislovas Bozys, 28, of Gordon Street, Hull, appeared before the city's magistrates earlier.

    He was remanded in custody until 25 June when he is due to appear for a preliminary hearing at Hull Crown Court.

    Mantas Pundzius, 23, of Thornwick Close, also charged with murder, made his first appearance at Sheffield Crown Court earlier and was remanded in custody.

    He is due to attend a plea and trial preparation hearing in Hull on 19 July.

    A trial date has been set for 3 December.

  13. Weather: Dry and sunny afternoon

    Plenty of dry and sunny weather continuing into this afternoon and mostly light winds.

    Some patchy cloud will appear at times.

    Weather graphic
  14. Today's top stories

    Here's the top stories across East Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire so far today:

  15. Big support for London-Scunthorpe rail link - Survey

    A direct train link between Scunthorpe and London has the support of the vast majority of people in North Lincolnshire, a new survey shows.

    Rob Waltham (left) nad Chris Brandon (right)

    The North Lincolnshire Council survey found that 97% of 1,466 people it asked would support a link to the capital city.

    Councillor Rob Waltham (pictured left), leader of North Lincolnshire Council, says he's "hopeful the findings of this survey will provide strong evidence for a potential service in the future".

    Meanwhile, Chris Brandon (pictured right), from train operator Grand Central, says he hopes the survey's findings can be used to help develop its plans.

    Quote Message: We are currently in the process of refining our proposals and hope to be in a position to take forward an application to the Office of Rail and Road in the near future." from Chris Brandon Programme Manager, Grand Central
    Chris BrandonProgramme Manager, Grand Central