04/01/2017 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


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The headlines from BBC Look North this Wednesday lunchtime.

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The number of people being caught out by postal and online

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scams is on the rise, targeting the vulnerable

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He is now in the state where every day he is out at the

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front of the house, three or four times,

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After just three months in charge, Hull City

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sack their head coach, Mike Phelan.

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And they're being reintroduced in some parts of Britain

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but would beavers thrive in the East Yorkshire town

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The number of people in Lincolnshire known to have fallen for postal

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and internet scams has risen by almost half in the past year.

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More than 2,000 people have become victims and there are warnings

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that they risk losing their savings and even their homes.

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Trading Standards say it's becoming a huge problem especially

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Our political reporter, Sharon Edwards, has more.

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Bogus lotteries, fake psychics Kate Cifildi from

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Spalding says her father is in the grip of scammers.

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You fill in an order form and you send them money.

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Then they tell you that you are going to go into a draw.

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He is now in the state where every day he is out at the

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front of the house, three or four times waiting for the postman.

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The gentleman in receipt of this mail

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has been known to get up to 40 letters per week.

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He like many others has found himself on a list

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being passed between fraudsters, a list of people particularly

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vulnerable and it just results in more and more mail.

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Over the past year Trading Standards in

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Lincolnshire has been working to a list of 1,500 identified

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But during that time the list has grown to more than 2000.

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That includes those targeted over the Internet and telephone.

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Some are spending up to ?700 a month.

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But they say these figures are the tip of the iceberg

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and are visiting victims to try and get them to stop.

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Ultimately, people can end up without any money,

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without their home, in care and it does happen in Lincolnshire.

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This man's mother, also living in Lincolnshire,

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has been scanned and he is calling for a bigger police response.

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The police have got to accept that this is a major crime.

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Each ?15, ?20, ?30 cheque is a tiny amount of money in the police's

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Actually when you add all this lot together

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this is happening at an industrial scale.

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It's organised crime. It is serious, organised crime.

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9.4 billion going out of the country.

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That's going towards trafficking, towards drugs, towards terrorism.

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These scams are orchestrated by gangs of criminals often working

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abroad but the individual impact is huge.

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Sharon Edwards, BBC Look North, Spalding.

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They're at the bottom of the Premier League,

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haven't won a game in their last seven and now they're

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Last night Hull City sacked Mike Phelan, after just

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Our sports reporter, Matt Dean, is outside Hull City's training

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ground at Cottingham. Matt, what have the club had to say?

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Nothing today and nobody has been available to comment including Mike

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Phelan since the club issued a three line statement at 10pm confirming

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his exit from the club. His sacking does mark a dramatic turnaround. You

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may remember at the start of September he was named manager of

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the month after winning his first three games in charge but that the

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mask of field issues with guarding ownership of the club. Performances

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have picked up in the last few games of the reason the club greatest ever

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captain is a bit surprised to see his sacking today.

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They have made a decision on results and it is a results business.

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I think he had the backing of the changing room,

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which is always a plus. The lads liked him.

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Morale was pretty good even though they have been

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It's a difficult one to take, really, for all the fans.

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Ultimately, he has been sacked and you have got to move forward.

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Who will be the new man in charge of the club? Reports in Greece and

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Portugal say Marco Silver is likely to replace Mike Phelan. He did win

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the equivalent of the FA Cup in his native Portugal. No one is making

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any comment. Back to you in the studio.

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An order to house poultry indoors has been extended

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It came into force last month following an outbreak of bird flu

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Thousands of turkeys either died, or had to be culled,

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after the disease was found at Austen Fen Farm.

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Centuries ago they were a common site in the British

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countryside but the beaver was hunted to extinction.

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Now it's being reintroduced in parts of Scotland,

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But could it ever return to Yorkshire and to the town

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which gets its name from the furry mammal - Beverley.

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Our environment correspondent, Paul Murphy, has been to investigate.

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New projects in Devon and Scotland have reintroduced this

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The beaver was once a familiar sight on the lakes and rivers

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of East Yorkshire, thriving in their thousands

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By the 16th century they had been hunted to extinction,

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This was a commercial fish farm, it had 90 ponds across the site.

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East Yorkshire wildlife expert Jon Traill has his doubts

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that the creature would survive if it was returned to the county

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East Yorkshire, indeed, did have beavers but you need

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When they were here, we are talking a long, long time ago.

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The landscape of East Yorkshire was vastly different to today.

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The big thing that would be a limiting factor

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for beavers in East Yorkshire is the lack of woodland.

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This wooded corner called Burton Bushes is all that is left

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of a woodland that once surrounded Beverley.

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The trees were used for shipbuilding and for housing and so the beaver

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lost its habitat, even here in the town which

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Beverley-based historian Barbara English says hunting

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also played a big part in the beavers' demise.

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All through the Middle Ages they used some sort

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of special scent glands stuff that they got from beavers.

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They used it for medicine and later on for cosmetics and also beaver

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fur was very desirable because it was desirable a large

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The reintroduced beaver continues to thrive in parts of the country

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But after a 500-year absence, it's return

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Works from some of the world's most prominent artists are on display

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at the University of Hull as part of the City Of Culture year.

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Lines Of Thought, in partnership with the British Museum,

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will feature 70 drawings spanning 500 years.

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The exhibition can be seen free of charge until the end of February.

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Now a look at the weather forecast with Abbie Dewhurst.

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Well, plenty of sunshine in the forecast this afternoon

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but despite the sunshine it is still feeling

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If we take a quick look at the pressure chart you can

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see our weather is widely dominated by high pressure but there is this

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low and that is pulling round some gusty winds that will

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That will take the edge off the temperatures, even more.

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The feel factor for today probably more like three or four Celsius,

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even though the temperatures are going to stay five or six.

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There is a risk, even though it is a largely dry picture

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that we could just see a couple of showers clip that East Coast

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and there is also a chance they could turn wintry

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as we make our way through this evening and overnight.

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The winds will start to ease and we will see a widespread frost

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We do have a warning out, mainly just for the very,

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very far East Coast because here we could continue to see

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one or two quite heavy wintry showers overnight.

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Elsewhere, we are still going to see temperatures hovering around zero,

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It's going to be a very, very cold frosty start

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to the day tomorrow. Allow yourself time to defrost your car.

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Even though there will be plenty of nice wintry sunshine,

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temperatures will not climb much above three or four Celsius.

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There is a chance in sheltered spots that the frost and ice could linger

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for much of the day. All change on Thursday, sorry on Friday as we make

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Things are going to turn much milder and much more unsettled as well.

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That is it from the lunchtime team. Peter is back at 6:30pm with your

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next update. Have a very good afternoon. Goodbye.

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