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Hull Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel from Hull and East Yorkshire on May 15
2019-05-15 05:48:00
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 Wednesday, May 15. 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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We also put the latest news in our Instagram Stories.  Click here to follow Hull Live on Instagram .20:44Richer Sounds staff react as they find out they’re each set to make thousands overnightRicher Sounds staff in Hull have spoken of their delight after the chain’s owner announced he was handing over control to employees.The Prospect Street shop employs around seven staff, each of whom now stand to make thousands of pounds for their long service.Company founder and owner Julian Richer announced yesterday he was handing a 60 per cent stake in the business to its staff, and was also giving cash payments to employees.Staff at the Hull store will now have a say on the future of the business (Image: Peter Harbour)20:34Jez Litten close to agreeing new deal to remain at Hull FCJez Litten is close to agreeing a new deal to stay at Hull FC beyond the end of the current campaign.The youngster is one of a host of players at the club entering the final few months of their respective contracts at the KCOM Stadium.However, Hull Live understands Litten has been in discussions with the club over the last few weeks and a deal to extend his stay at his boyhood club is close to being finalised.Read more hereHull KR V Hull FC at KCOM Craven Park, east Hull, pictured is Jez Litten20:29Drugs removed from gardenDrugs recovered from a garden by officers from Hull Central Neighbourhood Team. Enquiries are ongoing to locate the owner! #DrugsWreckLives— Hull Central (@HP_HullCentral) May 15, 2019 20:27’How I’ve learned to love my skin after keeping psoriasis a secret for so long’A woman who hid her skin condition for two years has revealed how she has finally embraced living with psoriasis and is now helping others by documenting her journey on Instagram.Georga Harris from Driffield, now 22, was just 14 years old when large flakes of skin started coming off in her hands – a condition she says flared up due to the stress of being bullied since the age of nine.Desperate to hide it, Georgia wore baggy clothes and was able to keep her condition a secret, until it spread to her face when she was a 16-year-old college student.Read more hereGeorgia Harris was bulled from the age of nine to 16 (Image: Rich Maw at Infocus Photographic)20:25Instagram probed on body image impact of photo filtersSenior Instagram executives have said that the social network is looking at the impact appearance-changing photo filters could have on young people’s well-being.The Facebook-owned platform has come under increased scrutiny following a number self-harm incidents.Karina Newton, head of public policy, and Vishal Shah, head of product at Instagram, were asked about the efforts it had taken to better protect people’s mental health – particularly the young – in an evidence session with the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee.20:13Wincolmlee road works will now drag on until July – two months longer than plannedPart of Wincolmlee will remain closed to traffic until July for essential gas main works to be completed.The section of the road between Air Street and Fountain Road, near the Wilmington swing bridge, closed in February with the work to repair the damaged main originally scheduled to last just eight weeks.But the initial target completion date of April 22 has come and gone with the road still closed and the works ongoing.Read more hereThe gas main works in Wincolmlee (Image: Hull Daily Mail)19:44May’s Brexit deal will be “dead” if MPs reject if for a fourth timeTheresa May’s Brexit deal will be “dead” if MPs reject if for a fourth time, ministers have admitted.Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay acknowledged it would be the end of the road for the deal thrashed out with the European Union if the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) is defeated when it is brought to the Commons in June.Defeat would also deal a heavy blow to the Prime Minister’s already fragile authority and, although the WAB vote would not be a formal confidence motion, Number 10 sources acknowledged its significance “won’t be underestimated”.The legislation writes the Brexit agreement into law and represents a fresh attempt to secure Parliament’s support for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs, including the heaviest defeat ever suffered by a Government.19:38Hull councillor says he’s ‘p***** off’ in angry rant about piles of rubbish on streetsA fed-up city councillor says he’s “p***** off” at the amount of rubbish piling up on streets in his ward.Councillor Shane McMurray spoke out as councillors discussed fly-tipping and household waste collection issues at the authority’s Wyke area committee.He said he was angry people were having to “live among c*** and garbage” on a daily basis in his Central ward, which covers Spring Bank, part of Beverley Roadand the Fountain Road area.Read more hereCllr Shane McMurray (Image: Richard Addison)18:54Skirlaugh Parish Council meeting tonight#Skirlaugh: Skirlaugh Parish Council Meeting tonight from 7:30pm (Wed 15th May)at the Church Cottage, Church Street HU115EU attendance is to discuss the monthly crime statistics and provide crime prevention advice via the agenda of the parish council @SkirlaughPC— PCSO Darren Bainton (@HPMidHolderness) May 15, 2019 18:52National Lottery results: Winning Lotto and Thunderball numbers for Wednesday May 15Tonight’s Lotto is a quadruple rollove


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