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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A18 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A18 Lincolnshire both ways severe disruption, between A15 Ermine Street and B1206.

    A18 Lincolnshire - A18 Scawby Road closed between Forest Pines Roundabout and the B1206 junction, because of an overturned lorry and a fuel spillage. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. Helping hedgehogs

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    Video caption: Helping Hedgehogs

    Frank and Veronica Tett have been nursing their prickly pals back to health for 30 years.

  3. House of Fraser landlord has new hope for building

    The landlord of the House of Fraser building in Hull has said it wants to "create an exceptional landmark mixed-use building" when the store closes in Hull.

    Earlier today it was revealed the business will definitely shut, and a sign on the the store window confirms the date as January 2019.

    Sign on House of Fraser building confirming closure date

    The firm which owns the building has now said it's committed to its redevelopment and wants this to mirror the recent rejuvenation of Hull city centre.

    The landlord adds that it will be working closely with the city council, and it hopes to be in a position to offer staff at the current House of Fraser new jobs with new tenants in the future.

    Hull's House of Frasier
  4. Hull bin collection days to change

    Bin collection days in Hull will be changing next month in a move that could potentially affect up to 50,000 homes.

    Recycle bins in Hull

    Hull City Council says it has made the changes to ensure its collection crews are working most effectively.

    The authority adds the new schedule has taken into account rush hour times, properties that have been demolished, and new growth areas in the city.

    Waste and recycling information packs will be delivered next week to notify residents how the changes affect them.

  5. No reprieve for House of Fraser store

    The House of Fraser store in Hull will definitely close at the end of the year, according to the city council.

    House of Fraser Hull

    Daren Hale, the deputy leader of the council, says the news is incredibly disappointing.

    He said the authority will work with other retailers, and the building owner, to ensure a positive future for the site.

    Hull's House of Fraser had been earmarked for closure when the company went into administration in August, but there were hopes it would be saved after the business was bought by Sports Direct.

  6. Hull aims to increase lucrative conference trade

    The City of Culture year has helped raise Hull's profile as a destination for conferences, according to the council's chief executive.

    Bonus Arena

    His comments come as the authority launches its conference champions initiative at a special event at the new £36 million Bonus Arena.

    The city wants to recruit ambassadors to promote Hull as a prime location for conferences, adding the industry is worth approximately £18 billion annually to the UK economy.

    Quote Message: We are keen to get businesses and organisations in Hull to bring their conference and events to the city because we know what a huge amount of income that can bring." from Matt Jukes Chief Executive, Hull City Council
    Matt JukesChief Executive, Hull City Council
  7. Humber Bridge remains closed to high-sided vehicles

    The current windy conditions mean the Humber Bridge is still closed to high-sided vehicles as well as caravans and other vehicles which are vulnerable in the wind.

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  8. Hull student aims to remove taboo over cervical cancer

    A student from the University of Hull has set up a campaign to try and remove the taboo surrounding cervical cancer screenings.

    Cervical cancer cells.

    Rachael Haukvik is trying to raise awareness of the importance of attending smear tests.

    Cervical cancer screenings are currently at a 20-year low, with one third of women aged between 25 and 64 not attending.

    But Ms Haukvik says she wants to change this with her campaign called Halt Not Hinder.

  9. Man wanted in connection with attempted wounding in Hull

    Police want to speak to this man in connection with an attempted wounding in Hull:

    Shaun Ritchie, 29, wanted in connection with an attempted wounding

    Officers investigating the incident, which happened on Saturday 22 July, are trying to find Shaun Ritchie, 29.

    Anyone with information about his whereabouts is being asked to contact Humberside Police.

  10. Watch: Friday's windy weather forecast

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Today will see a mixture of wind, bright spells and heavy, scattered showers.

    Watch my full forecast here:

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    Video caption: Today will see a mixture of wind, bright spells and heavy, scattered showers.
  11. Humber and Ouse bridges closed to high-sided vehicles

    The current windy conditions mean drivers of high-sided vehicles wanting to use the Ouse Bridge and the Humber Bridge in East Yorkshire are being redirected:

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  12. Yorkshire's windy weather forecast

    BBC Weather

    There's a yellow 'be aware' warning of wind this morning in place until 09:00.

    Yellow warning

    The Met Office says some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs or through falling trees and branches, could happen.

    Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, the Met Office adds.

    And what about that all-important weather forecast?

    After a very windy start any early rain will clear leaving blustery showers and bright spells:

    Weather graphic

    It'll stay windy this afternoon with a risk of showers, but also some sunny spells.

    Blustery winds are expected to persist through tonight.

  13. Check your Yorkshire train journey

    If you're making a journey on the rails in Yorkshire today, there are currently several delays and cancellations on services due to the bad weather.

    And if you're planning on travelling to or from Sheffield station, be aware that "severe flooding" is affecting some platforms and the concourse - however most trains still appear to be running pretty much to time.

    For all the latest live updates from Yorkshire's main railway stations, click on the links below: