Hull traffic, travel and news live updates on October 8

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Hull traffic, travel and news live updates on October 8

Hull traffic, travel and news live updates on October 8
2021-10-08 06:25:00
There will be a number of closures and restrictions in place during Hull Fair. Read more here If you are planning a trip to Hull Fair 2021 here's a full guide on dates, rides, prices, location, park and ride, buses and parking. Read more here. Six months of works is to start on Beverley Road on Monday October 11. Read more here. The Humber Bridge closes for one night this weekend to all motorists, cyclist and pedestrians. Read more here. Stoneferry Road will be closed between 7pm and 6am from October 18. Read more on that here There is disruption for motorists travelling through Bankside and Wincolmee with the closure of another road in the area. Northern Gas Networks (NGN) is carrying out upgrades across Hull and Air Street is closed. Read more here. Work is underway on a five-mile cycle lane to be built from Hull to Cottingham. Read more on that here. 08:32Keith PhillipsCovid test rule change announcement ‘coming in days’ A smartphone using the NHS Covid-19 app (Image: PA)The Government hopes to announce in the coming days the switch for eligible fully-vaccinated arrivals to be able to use a lateral flow test for their day-two test, rather than the more expensive PCR version.The Government previously said its “ambition” was for this to be in place “for people returning from half-term breaks by the end of the month”.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said, “We want to get this done for half term for people.”He added: “We anticipate having it ready for the half term, and what a difference it will make for people.”Read the full story here.07:53Keith PhillipsRoyal Mail hiring thousands to help sort through Christmas post (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)Royal Mail has started its recruitment drive to hire 20,000 people to work over the holidays.Due to the increased amount of posts over the Christmas period, the company is hiring to help sort the additional Christmas volumes of parcels, cards and letters across its mail centre in England.On their job site, it says: “Just like Mr & Mrs Claus, you’ll play a key role in bringing Christmas to people across the UK!Read the full story here.07:39Keith PhillipsHull’s Asda supermarkets expand one-hour delivery service – but there’s a catchAsda will extend its one-hour express delivery service to 96 stores following a successful trial launched in the summer.The service gives customers access to Asda’s full online range of more than 30,000 grocery products for delivery within the hour if they live within a three-mile radius of a store in the scheme and order up to 70 items.But the cost for each delivery will be £8.50 regardless of how many items are ordered.Read the full story here.07:25Keith PhillipsHumber Bridge to close this weekendThe Humber Bridge will close to all traffic, cyclists and pedestrians on Saturday night at 9pm. (Image: Hull Live/Donna Clifford)The Humber Bridge is to close for one night this weekend to all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists.Bridge managers say roads will close in both directions from 9pm on Saturday October 9.Read all the closure details here.07:22Keith PhillipsSix months of roadworks on Beverley Road from Monday (Image: Katie Pugh)Extensive restoration work due to be carried out in Beverley Road is due to kickstart six months of traffic chaos on one of Hull's busiest roads from Monday.A large scale restoration carried out on Brunswick Arcade starting next week will cause the area between Norfolk Street and Trafalgar Street on Beverley Road to be reduced to two lanes.Hull City Council has said the work will start on Monday, October 11 and is expected to finish in Spring next year.Read the full story here.07:19Keith PhillipsAll the Hull Fair road closures for 2021Walton Street is closed because of Hull FairHull Fair means a series of road closures around the Walton Street site are coming into place.With Walton Street itself

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