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County showground gears up for festival

Thousands of people will be gathering at the Lincolnshire showground this weekend for the One Event.


The Christian festival includes live music, speakers and seminars.

People will start to arrive tomorrow.

Lincolnshire's weather

It should be a dry end to the day in Lincolnshire. Here's the latest forecast:


Fire service ask for your help in stopping rural blazes

Rural communities are being asked to help the fire service following a series of arson attacks in East Riding and North Lincolnshire.

A hay bale fire
Humberside Fire and Rescue Service

As wheat crops are harvested and stored, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service says it needs help limiting deliberate fires.

This means farmers are asked to move hay and straw into secure buildings away from livestock and fuel.

It also asks for regular checks of firefighting equipment at farms and making sure rubbish is cleared away to stop the temptation for arsonists.

Man arrested after Spalding gun reports

Police are appealing for the public's help after reports of a man pointing a gun in a Spalding street.

Lincolnshire Police
Lincolnshire Police

Officers are investigating after reports one of two men pointed a handgun at a motorist as they drove their vehicle along Hereward Road on Tuesday between 19:40 and 19:45.

No-one was injured.

A police helicopter helped search the area for the two men.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested and released under investigation.

Police are appealing for information on the identity of the second man, described as white, in his 30s, wearing a black baseball cap and with tattoos on his arm.

They believe the man in the image can help with enquiries.

Lincs MP says UK heading for election

A Lincolnshire MP says the UK is heading for a general election - the day after it leaves the EU.

Nick Boles, the independent MP for Grantham and Stamford, made the claim in a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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