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Hull's first 'dry bar' opens

Hull has opened it's very first "dry bar", following the examples of cities like Manchester and London.

The alcohol free monthly event has already proved to be a big success with many of the people who use the service saying it's long overdue.

The charity that runs it are hoping to be able be to open it every week.

Adam Fowler reports.


Bikes specially adapted for autistic children too wide for park gates

The family of two disabled youngsters say they are delighted barriers installed by Barnsley Council have been removed from a pathway near home. Brothers Levi and Lucas Atwal-Brice have autism.

A charity bought special bikes for them to go out riding with their parents near their home in Thurnscoe.

But that came to an end because the bikes were too wide to fit through the newly installed gates.

Martin Fisher reports:

Police investigate 'unexplained' death of man in Grimsby

Police in Grimsby are investigating the "unexplained" death of a man in his sixties.

Police investigate 'unexplained' death of man in Grimsby

Officers sealed off the area around Carnforth Crescent on the town's Grange estate just before seven this morning. A black tent has been erected outside a door of a two-storey block of flats in the street and detectives have been carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area. They are also examining CCTV footage of the area obtained from local shops.


Ilkley Lido reopens with a splash

Thousands of bathers are expected to make a splash at Ikley Lido over the summer after it reopened this Bank Holiday weekend.

Voted one of the top ten open air pools in the country, the Lido celebrates its 80th anniversary this year and will be open every day until the end of summer.

Chris Lamb, a lifeguard at the pool, says they are expecting more than 140,000 people:

Police investigate serious sexual assault in Heckmondwike

Police in Heckmondwike are investigating a serious sexual assault on a 23-year-old man.

It happened in an alleyway off Albion Street at around 3am. The suspect is described as white and wearing tracksuit bottoms.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Enquiries are ongoing into this incident today and specially trained officers are working to support the victim. I would like to speak to anyone who saw a man fitting the suspect's description in the area around McDonalds or Albion Street from around 2.45am.

– Detective Inspector Mark Walker
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