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  1. The top stories for our area today

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

  2. Watch: Just the ticket - Collector's world record attempt

    Do you hang on to your train ticket for a while after you've been on a journey instead of putting it in the bin?

    Huddersfield man James Connolly certainly does.

    But he is trying to break a world record:

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    Video caption: Huddersfield man James Connolly in bid to break train ticket world record
  3. Weather: Patchy rain and breezy

    It's been a well and truly miserable day and it is not looking much better for Saturday unfortunately.

    The rain should ease a bit overnight, before returning tomorrow.

    Feeling quite chilly too.

    Weather chart
  4. Tonight's weather forecast

    Tonight looks set to remain largely cloudy with the possibility of some further light rain or drizzle, but not as wet as during the day.

    BBC Weather
  5. Watch: Giant hook-a-duck at Bradford's mirror pool

    This is something you don't see often, 4,000 yellow rubber ducks lined up in the shape of a Y in Bradford's mirror pool.

    The council arranged it to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

    Take a look at these pictures courtesy of Drones on Demand:

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    Video caption: Bradford Council did the massive hook-a-duck to raise money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance
  6. Scunthorpe BHS building will be home of new market

    The former BHS building in Scunthorpe has been bought by the council.

    SCunthorpe BHS building

    The authority says the space will be used create "a bright and new market in the town."

    The regeneration of Scunthorpe Market is part of a wider £60m scheme to improve the town centre.

    Quote Message: This is the next step in creating a modern new market for the people of Scunthorpe and wider North Lincolnshire” from Councillor Rob Waltham Leader, North Lincolnshire Council
    Councillor Rob WalthamLeader, North Lincolnshire Council
  7. Knife bin installed in Burngreave area of Sheffield

    A knife bin has been introduced in the Burngreave area of Sheffield in an effort to reduce the number of bladed articles on the streets.

    Knife bin

    It's outside the Lighthouse on Handley Street close to Spital Hill.

    The bin is funded by a grant from the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings

    The Rock Christian Centre and the South Yorkshire Christian Police Association applied for the funding which came from the commissioner’s small grants scheme.

    D r Alan Billings and Superintendent Una Jennings
    Quote Message: We have been anxious for some time about the number of people who carry knives and the growth in the incidence of stabbings. In some instances this has led to horrific injuries and even death" from Dr Alan Billings Police and Crime Commissioner
    Dr Alan BillingsPolice and Crime Commissioner
  8. Warning after allotment break-ins in Lincoln

    A warning is being issued to allotment holders in Lincoln after a series of shed break-ins at Long Leys Road and Yarborough Crescent allotments.

    The police want people to check fencing is in good condition, the area is well-lit and keep any valuable items you don't need regularly at home.

  9. Pothole appears on M62 - Engineers looking into it

    Will this week go down as one of the worst weeks to be a traveller on the M62?

    In the last 48 hours, we count there have been eight accidents - luckily with no serious injuries.

    And now this little fella's appeared:


    It's closed two lanes westbound between J28 and J27.

    Highways England say one of their teams are on the way to repair it.

    There are delays of around 15 minutes on the approach.

  10. Fault on Hull Trains' evening service

    If you're travelling to London this evening, Hull Trains says one of its services will be terminating at Doncaster because of a fault on the train.

    It's the 19:11 Hull to King's Cross service.

    Hull Trains says tickets will be accepted on the Virgin East Coast service from Doncaster.

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  11. DJ found in contempt of court after NHS compensation bid

    A DJ who tried to claim £837,000 from the NHS for negligence has been found in contempt of court.

    Sandip Singh Atwal

    Sandip Singh Atwal, 33, from Birmingham, went to the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary for injuries to his hands and lip after being attacked in 2008.

    He said the treatment he received was negligent, and had left him unemployed and dependent.

    But the DJ was filmed working as a courier and dancing in a music video for a single he also released.

    It is thought to be the first time an NHS trust has brought such proceedings.

    Atwal - whose stage name is Sunny - was found in contempt of court on 14 counts.

  12. Lincoln MP says people losing out after walk in centre closure

    Lincoln's MP says her constituents are losing out following the closure of the city's walk-in centre.

    Karen Lee

    The unit shut earlier this year because managers said it wasn't being used enough and the same services were available elsewhere.

    But Karen Lee says that's not the case.

    Quote Message: I do not believe that a decision based on this rationale is justifiable. I am also not satisfied with the insufficient alternative provisions implemented to replace the flexible access to healthcare which the walk-in centre provided" from Karen Lee Lincoln MP
    Karen LeeLincoln MP

    Managers from the West Lincolnshire CCG say they've invited Ms Lee to a meeting to discuss her concerns.

  13. Yorkshire to host four international matches in 2019

    If you like your international cricket then we've got four fixtures coming to Headingley for the World Cup next year!

    View more on twitter
  14. Crime rise due to improved recording

    A 15% rise in reported crime in the Humberside Police area is down to better recording of incidents, the force says.

    The latest crime statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show more than 85,000 offences in 2017 compared to just over 74,000 in the previous year.

    Police jacket

    The ONS statistics show domestic burglary has gone up 62%, with burglary overall down 2%.

    The number of sexual offences rose by 11% with 2,487 offences compared to 2,243 the year before.

    Quote Message: We, like most other forces in England and Wales, have seen an increase in overall recorded crime over the last 12 months. Preventing crime is something that's a real priority for us and we've been praised in our latest HMIC inspection for the way we use our understanding of our communities to help people protect themselves and their families." from Deputy Chief Constable Chris Rowley Humberside Police
    Deputy Chief Constable Chris RowleyHumberside Police
  15. Travel update: Traffic held after M62 crash

    BBC News Travel

    The M62 really hasn't had the best of weeks.

    This is the third accident today and the eighth since yesterday morning.

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  16. Lincolnshire link for Prince Louis

    Historian Dan Snow has found a link between the new royal baby Louis (or his name at least) and Lincolnshire.


    He commented that the last time a Louis was near the throne was in Lincoln during the Barons' War - when the future King Louis VIII of France invaded in support of King John's rebellious barons.

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  17. School team goes to America for robot world championships

    A team of school children from Wath upon Dearne near Rotherham are going to America to take part in the VEX Robot World Championships.

    They've had to learn how to build the robots and write code to make them move.

    They beat competition in the UK and will now take on 500 teams from across the world in Kentucky later this week.

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    Video caption: Rotherham kids going to the robot world championships