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Live Reporting

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  1. In Pictures: Hull Minster remembrance display

    As people around the country get ready this weekend to remember those who lost their life in conflict, a number of displays have been created, including this one at Hull Minster.

    Poppy memorial

    "Coming Home - A remembrance installation" was created by Martin Waters.

    The artist says he wanted to create something large enough to describe the immense empathy people have towards those killed in, or as a result of war and conflict

    Poppy memorial

    Thousands of poppies were collected from 2011 to 2015 for the installation.

  2. Bridlington NHS staff face hike in parking fees

    NHS staff at Bridlington Hospital could soon have to pay more than double the current rate to park at their place of work.

    Bridlington Hospital

    The York Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust wants to increase the cost of an annual staff permit from £186 a year to £432.

    The Unite union has criticised the plan, saying staff working in Bridlington have fewer public transport options than those at the trust's headquarters in York.

  3. Sir Ian McKellen to perform in Hull

    Actor Sir Ian McKellen is due to appear at Hull New Theatre next year as part of a solo UK tour.

    The tour is aimed at raising funds for theatres as part of his eightieth birthday celebrations..

    Ian McKellan

    He'll begin his 80-day tour in January 2019 with performances starting in London and arrive in Hull in June.

    It will feature a mixture of anecdotes and acting.

  4. Bridlington bomb scare suspect released on bail

    A man arrested after a suspicious package call prompted a bomb squad to swoop on a house has been released on bail.

    Bomb suspect

    Police sealed off the home in West Street, Bridlington, on Wednesday, after being called by contractors working on the empty building.

    A bomb squad attended the home, where suspected weapons were also reported, but no explosive material was found, police said.

    Humberside Police say the man has been released on bail, while it carries out further investigations.

  5. Hull trains 'taken steps' to prevent future fires

    The official safety regulator for Britain's railways says it's confident Hull Trains have taken the steps required to prevent a repeat of the fires which affected two of the company's services.

    Hull Trains

    At the beginning of October a Hull trains service caught fire at Grantham, causing rail disruption and leaving passengers stranded.

    The Office of Rail and Road says the fires were caused by a problem with the trains exhausts overheating.

    The ORR says Hull Trains fleet have now been modified to prevent future problems.

  6. Bernie Taupin to auction music

    Lincolnshire songwriter Bernie Taupin is auctioning off some of his most successful music in New York.


    His 50-year collaboration with Sir Elton John led to 40 top 10 hit records, making them one of pop music's greatest songwriting duos.

    Taupin was born near Sleaford and grew up in north Lincolnshire, which he used as inspiration for some of his songs.

    The 1974 track Grimsby was inspired by his visits to the town.

  7. New plans for Withernsea pier towers

    Withernsea's famous pier towers could soon have a new use.

    Pier tower

    Campaigners who want to re-instate the town's pier are in talks with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council with a view to making the towers their new base, the rooms inside the towers would be converted into offices.

    Under the plan, the county council would repair the towers and the Withernsea Pier and Promenade Association would take them over on a peppercorn rent.

  8. Arson investigation launched

    An investigation has been launched after a building to the rear of a Hull church was set alight.

    St Wilfred’s Church,

    Police were called a single-story building at the back of St Wilfred's Church at about 13:15 on Friday 2 November, following reports of a suspicious fire.

    Police are keen to speak to a group of youths who were seen in the area both on the day of the fire and the previous day.

  9. Hull City defender out until March with blood clot

    Hull City defender Angus MacDonald will be out until at least March after a blood clot was found in his calf.

    Hull City

    The former Barnsley and Torquay centre-back, 26, had been out with a calf problem since August and has now been diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis.

    MacDonald, who has played 16 times for the Tigers since signing in January, will be on medication for four months.

    Quote Message: The gaffer (Nigel Adkins), coaching staff and medical team have been brilliant in finding out the problem and getting to the bottom of it, as it could have been a lot worse." from Angus MacDonald Hull City
    Angus MacDonaldHull City
  10. Army cadets travel to Somme to remember WW1

    Army cadets from Yorkshire are among 4,000 young people who have travelled to the Somme battlefields in northern France.

    army cadets

    Sunday marks the centenary of the end of World War One.

    The trips provided an opportunity for the teenagers to learn more about the war and their families' experiences of it.

    They also took part in parades to commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives.

  11. It's beginning to look like Christmas in Hull

    We've had Halloween and Bonfire Night and now it's time to start looking ahead to the Christmas season.

    In Hull this morning they are already getting into the festive spirit.

    Teams were seen putting the city's Christmas tree in place early this morning:

    Christmas Tree
  12. Police clamp down on East Yorkshire badger poachers

    Some residents in East Yorkshire say they're being left in fear after a surge in illegal lamping.

    Police car

    Lamping is the hunting of wild animals at night using a high powered spotlight.

    Humberside Police began Operation Zodiac to clamp down on poachers last night.

    Officers say Operation Zodiac is their response to illegal nighttime hunting activity.

    Reports of badger digging are also being investigated by the wildlife crime team.

    The team say they are working closely with the East Riding Badger Protection Group to map and monitor setts and ensure offences are discovered as illegal activity often goes unnoticed and reported.

  13. Check your Yorkshire train journey

    BBC News Travel

    If you're making a journey on the rails in Yorkshire today, most services appear to be running to time at the moment.

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