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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 19 September 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates from Hinckley have ended and will return tomorrow from 08:00 when we'll be in Coalville. 

  2. Weather: Staying cloudy tonight

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    It's remaining cloudy overnight with further outbreaks of rain possible.

    Hill fog will develop. Minimum temperature: 13C (55F).

  3. BBC reporter 'quits' to become weather host

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    That's it - I'm changing profession...

    Calum on the weather
  4. Bus tour continues all week

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The BBC Bus has a rather impressive livery I think you'll agree. 

    BBC bus
  5. Tigers edge past Falcons

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Phew. How close was that? 

    Mike Fitzgerald scores a try

    Leicester Tigers claimed their second win of the season with a 14-13 win over Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park. 

  6. 'Exotic' veg in Hinckley

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Purple cauliflower? 

    Purple cauliflower

    I've lived a sheltered life. 

  7. Exploring downtown Hinckley

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    All seems very reasonable compared to the supermarkets. 

    Fruit and vegetables
  8. BBC Radio Leicester on the road

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The broadcasting continues in Hinckley - Ben Jackson is in charge of things for BBC Radio Leicester until 18:00. 

    Ben Jackson and another man
  9. Behind the scenes on the bus

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    I'll also be having words with my colleagues who left the driver's cab like some sort of recycling point. 

    Coffee cups
  10. BBC Bus 'abandoned' by driver

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    I'll be having words with the person who left the front of the bus in such a mess...

    Messy bus
  11. Reminiscing about classic game shows on the bus

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Another Fun fact about Ray (see 15:33) is that he worked on Dale's Supermarket Sweep back in the day. 

    Classic TV. 

  12. Shoppers mingling in town and near BBC bus

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Overall, I'd say it has been a steady day in the town centre. 

    Hinckley town centre

    Maybe everyone spent their money over the weekend? 

  13. Tough day for market traders

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The dog bed/cushion stall has packed up and gone home for the day. 

    Empty stall

    Credit to all the market traders today who've braved the elements. 

  14. BBC Radio Leicester braving the rain

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    BBC Radio Leicester producer Jack Rafferty has come prepared for all eventualities...

    Jack rafferty
  15. Behind the scenes in the weather studio

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    This is the view that all of our budding weather presenters have been greeted with on the BBC Bus. 

    Weather studio

    Also in shot is Ray. He has been helping out and making sure everything is in working order. 

    He's a Nottingham forest fan though - but we won't hold that against him. 

  16. 'Buzz' in Hinckley round BBC Bus

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    We seem to have found a few more people from somewhere. 

    BBC gazebo

    Either that or our gazebo is a better option than standing out in the rain...

  17. Live music on the BBC Bus tour

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    A band are just about to strike up. 

    The Ellipsis band

    The Ellipsis are performing on BBC Radio Leicester's afternoon programme. 

    You'll just have to trust me that they are sounding very good. 

  18. Tribute act rocks Hinckley

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Unfortunately we're a day too late for this...

    Land girls poster
  19. Council having to clear up fly tipped mess

    Helen McCarthy

    BBC Radio Leicester Reporter

    Is this your sofa? 

    Fly tipped sofa

    600 people fly tipped across the Hinckley area last year. 

  20. Baseball cap causes a stir

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    I feel branded baseball caps should become part of our standard issue uniform personally...