16/08/2014 Look North (East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)


16/08/2014

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There's more throughout the evening on the BBC News Channel, we are back

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A nature reserve in North Lincolnshire has opened

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for the first time today after it was flooded

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The Far Ings reserve, on the banks of the Humber, suffered

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damage to its visitor centre and had to be closed for months of repairs.

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The Environment Agency has also rebuilt parts of the river bank.

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But some wildlife has actually benefited from the flooding.

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were inundated with sea water last December.

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But now young wildlife watchers like Megan can enjoy them once more.

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The reserve opened to visitors for the first time today

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The force of the tidal surge took chunks out of the river bank.

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The water swept over the top and into the visitor centre through

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Even though we had the building cleaned and dried and the water out

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within 36 hours, the damage had been done. We had to have the plaster

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stripped and dried. The ponds did less damage than first feared and

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levels are timed to normal in the first few months. Some wildlife has

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benefited because of the high water levels. Some boards usually nest in

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the reeds. This year, the predators can get to them because of the high

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water. For months, work has been done to repair the building. No

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visitors can return and enjoy the area. It's just good to come and see

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the wildlife and the flowers. Beautiful sunshine and many

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animals. A great day out. Far Ings attracts thousands of visitors every

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year and volunteers are glad to get it open again.

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Flights have resumed at Robin Hood Airport near Doncaster

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after a plane developed problems with its undercarriage

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Around 1800 passengers were affected as flights were redirected. An

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investigation is under way. Surveillance planes based

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near Lincoln have been sent to Northern Iraq as fighting continues

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in the region. The Rivet Joint arrived at

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RAF Waddington last November. The Ministry of Defence says it is

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helping to build understanding of the humanitarian situation in Iraq

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and give a more accurate picture The Highways Agency says it's

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confident a second phase of roadworks on the M180 won't cause

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the disruption seen last week. There were long delays after the

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eastbound carriageway was completely The highways agency says

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the next section of work between the M18 exit at junction 5

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and junction 3 will be carried out All the work should be complete

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before the August bank holiday. Hull City made a strong start to

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their Premier League Campaign today. A header just after half time

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from James Chester gave the Tigers the win ahead against

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Queens Park Rangers. Meanwhile,

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Scunthorpe United's first home match The Iron lost by four goals to nil

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against Preston in league one. A late goal

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in the conference premier meant Grimsby Town had to settle for

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a 1`all draw with Dover Athletic. Better news though for Lincoln City

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who beat Barnet 2`1. Hull FC face the Bradford Bulls

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in the Super League tomorrow. The black

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and whites are currently in 12, just one place above Bradford,

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who have already been relegated. But head coach Lee Radford says he's

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still expecting We want to put a performance on,

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not only for us but It's important that we finish

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on a high and push everyone else as possibly hard as we can

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for them to make the eight. At the moment, there are other teams

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in a better position, but we want to Here's Kawser Quamer with

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the forecast. The winds are really picking up

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as we head through the night and we will start to see a band

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of rain push north or southwards overnight and, with it,

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some very strong winds. There is a Met Office yellow

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warning in place for tomorrow as we By the early hours,

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the rain band generally pushes southbound, temperatures

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around 13 Celsius tonight. Sunshine and scattered showers,

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feeling cool, though, That's the latest from

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BBC Look North. Hope you can join us then. Bye for

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now. The start of the football season

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reminds us autumn is around the corner and the an autumnal flavour

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for the next few

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