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  1. Live updates on Tuesday 3 May 2016
  2. News, sport, weather and travel updates will resume at 07:00 on Wednesday

Live Reporting

By Andrew Barton

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Our live coverage across the day

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live

    That's the end of our live service for today. 

    I'll be back from 07:00 tomorrow with more news, sport, travel and weather updates from around the county. 

    Let's finish with a montage of some of today's highlights: a sonic boom, wonderful Weather Watcher pictures, the hunt for a new Maypole at Ryedale Folk Museum and a superior Tour de Yorkshire effort.

    Montage of local live from Tuesday
  2. Listen live: Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire

    BBC Sport

    Yorkshire are in action right now on day three of their County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

    You can listen live to the match right here and get all the latest with our live scorecard.

  3. Traffic and Travel: Maison Dieu in Richmond currently closed

    BBC Travel

    The B6271 Maison Dieu in Richmond is currently closed in both directions between The Avenue junction and the Cross Lanes junction, because of accident investigation work. 

    Police are on the scene directing traffic.  

    Richmond map
  4. Listen: Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves!

    Jonathan Cowap

    BBC Radio York, Mid Morning Show

    It seems that the "Bank of Mum and Dad" isn't a myth, it's now one of the country's largest mortgage lenders.

    It's expected parents in the UK will hand over £5bn this year to help their children onto the housing ladder, and according to new research, more than half will be as a gift.

    Vanessa Cameron, who lives in Harrogate, runs a company called Qwiddle, a free online piggy bank which is designed to help children learn good habits.

    She told me children are never too young to learn about being sensible with money.

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    Video caption: How we can teach children money sens.
  5. Lewis Turner injury 'big blow' for Harrogate Town - Weaver

    BBC Sport

    Harrogate Town are keeping an eye on defender Lewis Turner ahead of tomorrow's play-off game against AFC Fylde.

    He came off in the win against Corby at the weekend, and manager Simon Weaver has told BBC Radio York Sport that it's a worry. 

    "He came off after a recurrence of the injury. He's a big doubt for Wednesday and that's a big blow for us," he says.

  6. Weather Watchers: They call it Mellow Yellow

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Our BBC Weather Watchers have been capturing signs of spring across North Yorkshire.

    Thanks to these from Gary Gimmick (left) with his pic of Clifton in York and to Jojo for her Hambleton field of yellow.

    Weather Watchers
  7. Analysis: So just what is a sonic boom?

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live

    North Yorkshire woke up to chatter about two enormous bangs heard last night.

    They turned out to be sonic booms from RAF jets, but what is a sonic boom?

    Julian Bray is an aviation security expert, so he should know! Click here for his simple explanation:

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    Video caption: An expert explains
  8. North Yorkshire Police chief wants to 'make a difference' in South Yorkshire

    Sarah Wakefield

    BBC Radio York, News

    North Yorkshire's Chief Constable Dave Jones has been speaking about his temporary appointment as the new man in charge of South Yorkshire Police.

    He takes over after the suspension of South Yorkshire police chief David Crompton, who was suspended for his handling of the Hillsborough inquests.

    South Yorkshire Police Chief, Dave Crompton

    Chief Constable Dave Jones says he joined the police service to make a difference and to keep people safe, and that will be his focus at South Yorkshire Police.

    Quote Message: First and foremost, I will engage with those communities both inside and outside of South Yorkshire who have been let down by the police service." from Dave Jones Chief Constable, North Yorkshire Police
    Dave JonesChief Constable, North Yorkshire Police
  9. North Yorkshire's weather: A generally sunny and dry afternoon

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    This afternoon will see sunny spells and isolated showers, these in the west with eastern areas dry. Maximum temperature 13C (55F). Moderate westerly wind.

  10. Headlines: North Yorks police chief takes over South Yorkshire force and loud bangs heard over Yorkshire were sonic booms

    Nathan Turvey

    BBC Radio York News

    The latest headlines from our Newsroom in York so far this morning include:

  11. Police chief welcomes North Yorkshire top officer's new role

    Sarah Wakefield

    BBC Radio York, News

    More on the news of North Yorkshire's Chief Constable taking temporary command of the embattled South Yorkshire force.

    The appointment follows the suspension of South Yorkshire Police Chief, Dave Crompton, over his handling of the fallout from the Hillsborough inquests.

    Doctor Alan Billings, Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire says he is confident the force can now move forward:

    Quote Message: I welcome Chief Constable Dave Jones and I am confident that he will be able to move the force forward to a position where trust and confidence in the force can begin to be restored."
  12. BreakingNorth Yorkshire Police Chief to take over command of South Yorkshire Police

    Nathan Turvey

    BBC Radio York News

    The Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police is temporarily taking over the command of the beleaguered South Yorkshire force.

    It follows the suspension of South Yorkshire Police Chief David Crompton over his handling of the fallout from the Hillsborough inquests.

    dave Jones

    North Yorkshire Chief Constable Dave Jones (pictured) will be based at South Yorkshire Police's Headquarters in Sheffield and will work as part of a leadership team that includes Deputy Chief Constable Dawn Copley. 

    She stood down as acting Chief Constable after just a day in the job last week. 

    Deputy Chief Constable Tim Madgwick becomes temporary Chief Constable in North Yorkshire.

  13. Listen: Sonic boom blast in Yorkshire

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live

    We've been hearing reaction today to the news that loud bangs heard in parts of Yorkshire last night were sonic booms from Typhoon jets scrambled to identify "an unresponsive civilian aircraft".

    We've been hoping somebody had recorded the very moment it happened, and here it is as it was heard in Tadcaster at about 21:50 last night:

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  14. York City Knights reach first cup final

    Sharon Shortle

    BBC Radio York, Sport

    York City Knights are through to their first cup final since the club reformed in 2002. 

    They beat University of Gloucestershire All Golds 58-14 in the semi final of the iProSport Cup. 

    They'll meet Keighley in the final at the end of the month and tickets for that match go on sale today.

    York City Knights

    The last time a professional rugby league team from York reached a final was in 1978 in the Yorkshire Cup Final, when York RL (later known as the Wasps) lost to Bradford Northern 18-8.

  15. Appeal to trace man in connection with North Yorkshire burglaries

    Nathan Turvey

    BBC Radio York, News

    Police are today renewing their appeal to trace a 38-year-old man who they want to speak to in connection with burglaries in the York and Ryedale areas.

    Matthew Peter Shipman (pictured) is originally from the Nottingham area but frequently moves around the country. 

    Matthew Peter Shipman

    North Yorkshire Police want to speak to him in connection with several burglaries that took place in January this year.

    Anyone who recognises him or knows his whereabouts is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police.

  16. Just where do you buy a maypole? Ryedale Folk Museum's on the lookout

    Joanita Musisi

    Reporter, BBC Radio York

    Staff at Ryedale Folk Museum are appealing for help in finding a new maypole after theirs was deemed too wobbly to dance around.

    Kirsty Holtby from the museum told me the full story:

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    Video caption: Joanita Musisi with the story of Ryedale Folk museum's search for a Maypole
  17. Tour de Yorkshire: Over two million brave the weird weather

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live

    Seems like the big race over the weekend was a truly spectacular success.

    View more on twitter
  18. Headlines: Louds bangs explained, pupils 'strike' and student pilot deaths

    Nathan Turvey

    BBC Radio York, News

    The latest headlines from our Newsroom in York so far this morning include: