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'I complained 9 times to Hull council before they cleared terrible litter'

A cyclist has said he had to complain about "terrible" litter on the city's streets nine times over five weeks before anything was done. Paul Rowan, from west Hull, cycles to work nearly every day, and has said the piles of litter between...

Wednesday, 07:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Jealous boyfriend takes girlfriend hostage in terrifying knife-point attack

A controlling boyfriend took his girlfriend hostage at knife-point when she tried to leave him. Mark Whiting, locked his girlfriend in the basement flat they shared together after she arrived to collect her belongings with the intention of leaving...

Wednesday, 07:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Terror of Hull grandmother as drug dealers turn her home into a cannabis den

A grandmother-of-three has spoken of her shock and terror after nightmare tenants turned her west Hull home into a cannabis factory. The 58-year-old landlord, who does not wish to be named, turned up at her house in Marshall Street, off Newland...

Wednesday, 06:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

The ridiculous reason why these teenagers went on a burgling 'spree'

A teenage burglar went on a house-breaking "spree" because he did not want to ask his mother for money to buy cannabis. Benjamin Jones, 18, and his then house mate Jack Crockett, 20, targeted large detached homes in East Yorkshire, and broke...

Wednesday, 06:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Inmate's letter to jail staff asking to move prison was not read - days later he was dead

An emotional letter written by an inmate to prison staff and governors just days before he was found hanged in his cell was not picked up. Christopher McHugh was just 29 when he died in March 2016. The prisoner had moved just weeks beforehand to HMP...

Wednesday, 06:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
Hull's knackered roads could be completely transformed under these plans

Hull's knackered roads could be completely transformed under these plans

Drivers can expect "significant" improvements to Hull's roads if radical proposals to almost double the highways budgets are approved later this year. Under current plans, Hull City Council intends to spend a total of £12m in 2018/2019 and...

Wednesday, 06:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Duo handed £350 fine for threatening the same man

Michael Gray, 46, and Lewis Gray, 19, both of the same address in Highfield Avenue, Driffield, were each fined £350 for using threatening words or behaviour to the same victim. They each must pay £85 costs and a £35 surcharge. Georgina Rogers, 24, of...

Wednesday, 04:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Delays as three cars crash on A1079 - updates

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Traffic is being diverted by police officers after a crash in East Yorkshire. The A1079 York Road is partially blocked in both directions due to an...

Tuesday, 18:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Live as 'police incident' closes Humber Bridge

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now The Humber Bridge is blocked in both directions due to a "police incident". Travel services Inrix has said there is stationary traffic in both...

Tuesday, 17:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fans walking to KCOM Stadium 'at risk' from toxic plant, expert warns

Sports fans walking to the KCOM Stadium are "at risk" of harm from a toxic plant which is threatening to encroach on public land, an ecology expert has warned. Kieran Sheehan, who has more than 20 years' experience as an environmental...

Tuesday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

A Hull FC legend is returning home - and you could move into his house

The house where the 2016 Challenge Cup stayed on its first night in Hull is up for sale. Former Hull FC player and director of football, Motu Tony, leaves the UK for good this week as he returns to his homeland, New Zealand. And you could live in the...

Tuesday, 16:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

This Hull Christmas advert is about to launch on TV

This advert showcasing Hull at Christmas will launch on ITV from tomorrow. The advertising campaign by HullBID aims to highlight the range of Christmas events in Hull this year. It will be shown in advertisement breaks during programmes including...

Tuesday, 16:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Meeting place for Hull's veterans formally recognised by the Army

A village pub which has become a popular haunt of soldiers wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq has received official recognition from its namesake British Army regiment. Soldiers, past and present, of The Light Dragoons - known as 'The Northern Calvary' -...

Tuesday, 15:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

'The one thing we want for Christmas, we can't have' - Danny Kitching's children on life without dad

She points to a photograph and says, proudly, "that's my daddy'. From a shelf in a corner of the living room, seven-year-old Sienna Kitching's dad smiles down on his family. It is now three months since Danny Kitching died from bowel cancer. He...

Tuesday, 15:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Why Look North presenter Peter Levy was put in the stocks in Hull

He is used to tormenting his on-screen opponents, but roles have been reversed for Look North’s Peter Levy. The presenter appeared in the stocks in Queen Victoria Square on Monday to be pelted with sponges, all in the name of charity. It is part of a...

Tuesday, 14:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

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