02/08/2014 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


02/08/2014

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Good evening and welcome. Six people have been arrested

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at the site of a protest outside an oil and gas

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exploration site in East Yorkshire. It follows a High Court ruling

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earlier this week telling environmental campaigners to remove

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a tower they'd built at the entrance to land owned by Rathlin Energy.

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The tower has now been dism`ntled by bailiffs, but protesters insist

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their demonstration will continue. Taken, down by the authorities,

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following a High Court ruling this week, which said it had been

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illegally placed on private land. The removal, though, was a source of

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frustration for the campaigners We are not happy as the wooden

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construction has stopped access to the drill sight for over five weeks.

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That is important as this is a very high`risk operation.

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But those are claims that the site's operator, Rathlin Energy, rejects.

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operator, Rathlin Energy, rdjects. Insisting that there are no plans to

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fast`track. The company saying: fast`track. The company sayhng:

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There is nothing to prevent protestors protesting legally, if

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they can find somewhere to do it from legally. Not on public roads

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and theirs and the farmers' lands. The protestors campaign will

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continue to say that they c`n use continue to say that they can use

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the verge to camp and protest against Rathlin Energy. Thotgh the

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site is about to be cleared. We have held them off for months. A

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real achievement. We have cost them money. That is also a real

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achievement. And raising awareness. achievement. And raising aw`reness.

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We will not stop. So, the tower may have gone but the

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stand`off alone the country lane remains between an energy company

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exploring for gas and campaigners exploring for gas and campaigners

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who believe that tests would lead to an environmentally harming

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extraction. their demonstration will continue.

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Farmers say they're worried that an early harvest could lead to more

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hare coursing in the county. Traditionally the season has started

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after the crops are brought in during September.

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But the warm weather means some harvest have started alreadx.

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harvest have started already. Police say officers will be

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on hand to respond to any rdports on hand to respond to any reports

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of hare coursing. Lincoln's Georgie Twigg will be part

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of the England hockey team which will play for a gold ledal

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which will play for a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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England play Australia in the final this evening.

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They secured a place in the final of the competition with a whn

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They secured a place in the final of the competition with a win over

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New Zealand on penalties yesterday. Lincoln's Joe Dunderdale missed out

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on a place in the final of the javelin.

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He threw just over 69 metres in qualifying but it wasn't enough.

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Hull KR can move above their opponents Widnes with

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a win in the Super League tomorrow. The Robins will look to build

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on last weekend's 62`10 thr`shing on last weekend's 62`10 thrashing

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of London Broncos. They're currently ninth in the

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Super League. It is like a play`off game. That is

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how we are playing it. We get It is like a play`off game. That is

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how we are playing it. We gdt the how we are playing it. We gdt the

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two points. We have been relying on the teams around us to lose, you

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know, we know that if we get a win this weekend, it is all on our or in

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our hands. Super League.

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And BBC Radio Humberside will have full commentary

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of Hull That game kicks off at 3pm. of Hull That game kicks off at 3pm.

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Last night Hull FC kept their slender play off hopes alive

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with a 19 points to 12 win against Super League leaders St Heldns.

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Super League leaders St Helens. The Black and Whites are

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three points off 8th place. Tens of thousands

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of people are expected to vhsit a free music festival that's been

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taking place in Hull today. The Humber Street Sesh will continue

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in the Fruit Market area this evening.

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the Fruit Market area this dvening. 180 acts will have performed by the

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time the event finishes tonhght I love the street Sesh. I prefer it

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to any of the festivals. It draws in the local talent. You don't have to

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pay big bands big money. We are really enjoying oursdlves!

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We are really enjoying ourselves! The rain is terrible.

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Amazing for the city. Everyone talks about the Leeds Festival but for a

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similar experience we have it in our similar experience we have it in our

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own town. And with the weather forecast

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for the rest of the weekend, here's Kawser Quamer.

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Good evening, the showers continuing to push to the north. Lows of 14 to

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to push to the north. Lows of 1 to 15 Celsius, the winds picking up by

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the coast. A breezy day tomorrow but a bright one. By the afternoon there

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could be decent sunny spells and feeling warm. #2r67s in the low 20s.

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Throughout the course of thd week, more in the way of brighter

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spellings `` brighter spells at times.

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Goodbye for now. It has been one of those days, Sony

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for some and pouring with rain for others. Locally there has been

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intense downpours. Further west, resolutely cloudy and wet across the

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heart of Scotland and much of Northern Ireland, brighter skies

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feeding into Belfast, the process will continue, with rain edging away

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West, it will become confined to the northern half of Scotland, peeling

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back in again, to the far north of Wales, into the Irish Sea. Much

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quieter night further south, breezy, but becoming mostly dry.

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breezy, but becoming mostly dry Pressure night. 13 of 14 degrees.

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The wind will be a key feature, blowing a gale,

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