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Kids as young as 10 can now learn to drive with this course near Hull

A driver training course for children as young as 10 is coming to East Yorkshire for the first time. Young Driver, which provides lessons for 10-17 year olds, is to roll out lessons at the Defence School of Transport, Leconfield, near Beverley....

Friday, 15:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

Live as thick black plumes of smoke seen all across Hull

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Thick black clouds of smoke have been seen billowing across Hull. It is not known where or if a fire has been started at this time, but people have...

Friday, 14:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

East Riding councillor breached 'bond of trust' by saying officer had anger issues

A standards committee has decided East Riding politician Andy Strangeway breached a code of conduct by naming an officer on his blog and accusing her of having "anger issues". Committee chairman Cllr Phil Davison said the comments on the...

Friday, 14:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Second man appears in court over murder of Rolandas Poskus after body found in Orchard Park

A second man appeared in court charged with murder after a body was discovered in grassland in Orchard Park. Stanisolvas Bozys, 28, of Gordon Street, west Hull, appeared at Hull Magistrates Court on Friday charged with the murder of Rolandas Poskus....

Friday, 14:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hull's Poundworld stores are officially closing - with a massive sale on its way

Closing signs have gone up in Poundworld’s stores in Hull. The discount retailer announced it had gone into administration earlier this month, with all three stores in Hull at risk. Today, signs have gone up in the King Edward Street shop, saying all...

Friday, 13:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hull Trains responds after MP accuses it of being in 'meltdown'

Hull Trains has hit back at accusations it is in “meltdown” as the company battles to restore its reputation in the city following a dogged winter. Diana Johnson, MP for Hull North, criticised Hull Trains in the House of Commons this week, telling MPs...

Friday, 13:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police called to major 'disturbance' as huge crowd of people pile onto north Hull street

Police were called to a major disturbance involving a gang of people on a north Hull road last night. "Cars full of police" attended 1st Avenue, off Greenwood Avenue, north Hull, at around 8pm on Thursday, June 21, following a disturbance...

Friday, 12:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fears pubs could run out of beer during World Cup as CO2 supplies run dry

Bar-owners across Europe are bracing themselves for a beer and soft-drink shortage during the World Cup after manufacturers told how there was a CO2 shortage. Manufacturers fear a shortage at this time of year could cut off supplies and dent sales as...

Friday, 12:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

This 'blundering' drug dealer has to pay back £46k of his criminal earnings

A "blundering, unintelligent fool" exposed as a drug dealer will have to sell his possessions to fund his debt to society, or face another six months in prison. Alan May, 35, was the only member of a six-strong burglary gang to walk free...

Friday, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman found dead at her home in Greatfield Estate

A woman has been found dead at her home in Greatfield Estate. Police were called to a bungalow on Thursday evening after receiving calls for the concern of an elderly woman. Humberside Police vehicles were seen in Bexhill Avenue, throughout Thursday...

Friday, 12:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

This Hull city centre car park is about to lose 198 spaces

Two thirds of a major city centre car park will be closed from Monday. Albion Street, which currently has 298 spaces in a prime location for shoppers and commuters, will be cut down to around 100 for four weeks. The part-closure will take place to...

Friday, 12:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thief breaks into Hull man's car - but isn't prepared for what happens next

A prolific thief who broke into a man's car and stole numerous items from inside was not prepared when the victim then chased him across the city and tackled him to the floor. Scott Hutchinson, 30, smashed his way into the man's car which was parked...

Friday, 11:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fishing companies hail 'bright future' for Hull industry

The future of Hull’s fishing industry is looking “bright”, according to fishing bosses. Brexit might be causing upheaval in British politics but those in the fishing industry – once the largest employer in Hull – see the divorce from Brussels bringing...

Friday, 11:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is what's happening to derelict Flower Pot pub after gangs set fires and hurl bricks in it

A popular east Hull pub which became a target for arsonists and vandals after it closed is to be bulldozed. The Flower Pot pub, in Staveley Road, has been empty and boarded up since it closed last May, and residents said youths who were setting it on...

Friday, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Laura Plummer's brother speaks of his agony and how he dreams of the day she comes home

The brother of Laura Plummer, the Hull woman locked in an Egyptian prison after being caught with hundreds of painkillers, has spoken out for the first time. Ms Plummer, 33, was sentenced to three years in prison for carrying nearly 300 tramadol...

Friday, 11:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

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