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me now on BBC Two. That's Newsnight with Emily in
Washington. A rise in crime across
East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, with violent crime in the Humberside
area up by a quarter. People are trying to
help us where they can, but you feel that they are limited
with what they can do Farmers say they want the Government
to let them know how they're going to make up
for lost EU subsidies. We need to make sure from the
Government that we know where we are common at we know where were going
and the we're going to invest in our businesses. And the weather is on a
continuum of the next few days, we might season sunshine. -- the
weather is going to continue over the next few days, we might see some
sunshine. There's been a sharp rise in crime
in the Humberside Police force area. which is the same as the national
increase, but there's also been The Police and Crime Commissioner
wants to put more police on the streets to deal
with the problem. The climb on top of him. You can see
whether footmarks. That fact they climb on top of here.
James is pretty much at the end of his tether.
Gangs of youths aged from 11 years old have made his
His CCTV system being the focus of their attention,
one boy can be seen trying to break the camera while his friend captures
Another night, two youths try their best
This petty crime is damaging his business.
We know another of regular customers and users for a long time
are telling us they are too afraid to come in now.
Businesses all along this parade have been targetted.
James certainly isn't surprised that crime figures are up.
Number will run a number of launderettes across the city.
Even last year, we have seen a spike in instances from
petty crime and vandalism to serious theft and damage.
So, you would say on the ground, yeah, we are feeling it.
The police are trying to help is where they can, but you feel that
they are limited with what they can do.
The Humberside force has seen the highest
rise in crime levels, figures have risen
in North Lincolnshire, Hull and the East Riding.
Only North East Lincolnsihre has seen a fall of 4%.
There's been a 2% rise in crime in the Lincolnshire force area.
The biggest increases in the Humberside force region
were in violent crime, a rise of 26%, this has been
blamed partly on the way the figures are collated.
Violent crime now includes offences committed over the internet.
There has been a significant drop in drugs offences both
in the Humberside force area and Lincolnshire.
I don't think anyone should be scared by numbers on a
Where people should feel rightly concerned is what their
experiencing in their day-to-day life.
One that for the time being they feel they are stuck with.
Caroline Bilton, BBC Look North, Hull.
Keith Hunter is the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside.
I asked him why there's been a big increase in violent crime.
Violent crime is one of those where recording
Even in that area, there is an upwards trend and so I am
concerned about anything which affects the
people who live in this area and crime is.
People won't feel that who are watching.
Even you don't see this as a success, why?
Drug offences are generally found by police officers
when they are investigating drugs or other offences.
If the number of recorded drug offences goes down, it is
because the police's attention is on other things.
There is a growing fashion these days by some senior police officers
and Home Office people to be sniffy at the public wanting more boots
on the ground, saying it is old-fashioned.
The public tell me all of the time that they want to see
The thing is that people feel with a gut reaction that
crime is there on the streets at the moment.
What do you say to those people tonight?
I'm trying represent them to get Humberside Police focusing on the
issues that actually affect them in their
A couple who fed drugs to a four year old child
because she was inconveniencing their relationship have been
Poppy Widdison from Grimsby died in 2013.
Today, a judge told her mother Michaela Pyke and her ex partner
John Ritting that they weren't fit to be parents.
A court has heard that a Hornsea man accused of murdering a woman
who replaced him as a stable hand hoped that "he might get his job
60-year-old Fiona Southwell was stabbed 19 times
Today the stepmother of 22-year-old Daniel Edwards told the jury
that she told him not to "talk like that about a woman
Daniel Edwards denies murder and the case continues.
Farmers in Lincolnshire say they want the Government to make
clear how EU subsidies will be replaced once we leave
Ministers say that they will support agriculture, but there's concern
Some farmers say they may be forced to turn to charity
Last year, Richard planned to expand the pig sheds, on his small mixed
?10,000 in EU subsidy didn't arrive on time in December 2015,
We kept getting letters saying it will be paid in January or February.
We got a partial payment and then another partial payment
Unnecessary because we had not had our payment.
Only a hand-out from a charity stopped richer from getting
Tens of thousands of farmers experienced
year,just when the price they could get for
The RABI charity in Lincolnshire gave out more than ?91,941
to farmers last year, a big rise.
Last year was the pinnacle of a few bad years, I think.
Everything was just coming together to create a
time where people were really struggling.
The Prime Minister's Brexit speech on Tuesday did not shed any more
light on whether EU subsidies will continue after 2020.
The NFU in Lincolnshire says clarity is needed on this and other
Farming businessess plan a long way ahead.
Investing in machinery, very expensive machinery.
We need to make sure that with the Government we
know where we are, what is coming and we can invest in our businesses
and make sure the industry goes forward and we can go forward in a
Most subsidies in the latest round of payments have
Richard is still catching up on his bills from
Here's hoping that after Brexit, it will still be
Just how reliant are farmers on EU subsidies at the moment?
We're talking about the largest EU farming subsidy; basic payments.
More than 80,000 of our farms get it.
Its calculated depending on the size and type of farm.
There are conditions attached, with the idea of promoting
environmentally friendly agriculture.
Farmers don't want to have to rely on it, but many do,
especially in years like 2016 when prices were really low,
so they might be losing money producing some things.
Farming requires planning years ahead so the NFU hopes to hear more
on the government's thinking on the post-Brexit future
Some are also welcoming this as an opportunity to review how
It's been revealed that the blade sculpture which is sited
in Hull City Centre as part of City of Culture Celebrations doesn't have
Officials have confirmed the story which appeared
They will now apply for approval to the council to leave
A plane which flew missions from Lincolnshire in the cold war
and the Falklands War is to be put into storage.
The Vulcan has been housed at Robin Hood Airport,
but public tours of the plane will now stop as the lease has
The quiet weather looks set to continue over the next few days.
Next over the southern parts of Lincolnshire. Mist or and murk
overnight. It will be cooler. Right on the boundary of the really cool,
clear air. A touch of frost in southern parts of Lincolnshire. Mist
or fog elsewhere. Cloudy temperatures. Bid of cloudy
temperatures. The cloud will be nibbled away from the south. We
should season sunshine across Lincolnshire. Always that bit more
cloud. The club breaks in the north for some temperatures in the north
getting up to about 7 degrees. Quiet weather will continue into the week.
A bit drizzly on Saturday. That is it for us. Thank you for
watching. We'll be back tomorrow morning. Join me then if you can.
looks as though we can, a bit more cloud on Sunday. Now the national
picture. Good evening, it will gradually get
colder in the UK in the next few days, something we don't have to
worry about in Australia at this time of year. Of course it's the
Australian tennis open at the moment and there's a big storm moving
through Melbourne at the moment. Hopefully it will have cleared
through by the time of Andy Murray's match. We have high withers and
light winds and some interesting contrasts despite things being very
slow moving, with the sunshine to the south of the weather zone but
stuck underneath the weather zone, it's been another miserably grey
day. No doubt quite dreary with some patches of drizzle. This is how it
looked in Staffordshire, under the weather front. In the sunshine,