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Hull Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel from Hull and East Yorkshire on May 20
2019-05-20 05:54:00
Video LoadingVideo UnavailableWelcome to today’s live news blog where you will find all the latest news, traffic, travel, sport and weather updates for Hull and East Yorkshire on Monday, May 20. If it is happening in our city, you will hear it here first, as well as the latest news from the rest of the country. Our team will keep you up to date with all you need to know throughout the day – from traffic and travel to the latest breaking news as well as some of the fallout from last night’s local elections across Hull and the East Riding. If you spot something going on in the community, please give us a call on 01482 315257 or email You can also get in touch via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Follow Hull Live Our daily newsletter  – To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day,  click here . Download our app  –    You can download our free app for   iPhone and iPad from  Apple’s App Store , or get the  Android version from Google Play . 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So it is only right that Melissa Ede receives a fitting send-off.The 58-year-old’s funeral is being described as a chance to “celebrate her extraordinary life” with the dress code being “as colourful as possible”.Read all the plans hereMelissa Ede and her fiancée Rachel Nason (Image: Rachel Nason)19:29Lord Heseltine has whip suspended Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections, a Conservative spokesman said. 18:01Britain could become ‘gangsters’ paradiseBrexit could turn the UK into a “gangsters’ paradise”, Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman Sir Ed Davey has warned.The former energy secretary accused Nigel Farage, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn of “playing into the hands of terrorists, murderers and drug traffickers”.18:00’First Experiences’ to take the stageA Hull playwright who has appeared in Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Victoria is preparing her very first show which will open in the city tomorrow.‘First Experiences’ is a comedy about sex that discusses multiple sexualities and will be performed at the city’s Comedy Lounge tomorrow.The show, by Kira Agnew, has been written while working as an extra for the list of ITV shows and while studying for a masters degree at the University of Hull.It starts at 8pm at the George Street venue.17:41Long delays between Hull and BeverleyWe’re getting reports of long delays between Hull and Beverley through Woodmansey and Dunswell this evening.Traffic is reportedly at a standstill and some cars are turning round.17:29Latest on the roadsHumber Bridge: Slow traffic on A15 Humber Bridge Northbound from A1077 Ferriby Road (Barton Upon Humber) to A164 (Humberfield Roundabout, Hessle). In the roadworks area. A lane closure is in place, causing delays on the bridge.Beverley Road: Slow traffic on A1174 Beverley Road around Dene Close. In the roadworks area. Temporary lights for gas works are operating near the junction, causing local delays.Willerby: Slow traffic on A164 at B1232 Beverley Road (Toby Carvery roundabout).Beverley: Usual slow traffic on A164 in both directions at A1079 (Jocks Lodge).Castle Street: Usual slow traffic on A63 Castle Street and Roger Millward Way outbound at A1079 Ferensway (Mytongate roundabout).Dunswell: Slow traffic on A1079 around A1174 Beverley Road / A1033 Raich Carter Way (Dunswell roundabout).Beverley Road: Queuing traffic on A1079 Beverley Road around Clough Road / Cottingham Road junction. Travel time is 20 minutes.Great Union Street: Usual slow traffic on A1165 Great Union Street around A165 Clarence Street.Beverley Road: Queuing traffic on A1174 Beverley Road Southbound at A1079 / A1033 Raich Carter Way (Dunswell roundabout). Travel time is ten minutes.Leads Road: Slow traffic on B1237 Leads Road outbound at Sutton Road. Travel time is seven minutes.Holderness Road: Usual congestion on A165 Holderness Road outbound from A1033 Mount Pleasant (The Mount Retail Park) to B1237 Saltshouse Road (Diadem Roundabout). Travel time is 11 minutes.Ferensway: A1079 Ferensway busy but moving around A1105 Anlaby Road / Carr Lane. Travel time is nine minutes. 17:11’Reckless’ teens hurl stones through mum’s car as she drives in Hull with babyA car carrying a young mum and baby was targeted by gang of teenage vandals while driving along one of the area’s busiest roads.The young family were heading along the A1079 near Kingswood when their vehicle was pelted with stones by the youths, causing what was described at the time as a “serious” accident.Read the full story here16:41Delays crossing the Humber BridgeThere are once again delays crossing the Humber Bridge in a northbound direction due to roadworks.Drivers heading towards Hull and East Yorkshire are facing one lane of traffic as the other is closed for maintenance.16:19Bridlington’s best-looking businesses to be celebratedThe annual Bridlington Business in Bl


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