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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 25 April 2016

Live Reporting

By Martin Slack

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Lincolnshire Live has finished for today. 

    We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area. Join us then.

  2. Weather: A cold night on the way

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Here's your overnight weather forecast - time to switch the central heating back on:

    Weather graphic
  3. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here are the top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom this evening:

    • Girl aged 11 airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car near school
    • Police raid three houses in Gainsborough as part of drugs crackdown
    • Lincolnshire County Council's written to the government to protest over plans to force all schools to become academies
  4. Drugs raid police hit three addresses in clampdown

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Drugs raids have been carried out across Gainsborough today with two people arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

    Houses on Burton Street, Linden Terrace and Waterworks Street were raided by specialist officers and the Lincolnshire Police dog section.

    Drugs police carrying out raid
    Quote Message: The execution of these warrants is based around intelligence that occupants at one of the properties collect and store drugs and distribute them to others at the associated addresses." from Det Sgt Andrew Kirk Gainsborough CID
    Det Sgt Andrew KirkGainsborough CID
  5. South Holland in flower festival season

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    It's a tradition in the villages around Spalding.

    Show off your best flower arrangements in late April and early May in conjunction with town's flower parade.

    Flower festival

    Well, the flower parade might have gone now, but the church flower festivals continue.

    These pictures were taken at St Laurence's church in Surfleet but almost 30 other churches are also taking part.

  6. Doctors' strike: All routine activity postponed at Grimsby and Scunthorpe hospitals

    The trust that runs Scunthorpe and Grimsby hospitals says it will "stand down routine activity" if tomorrow's doctors' strike goes ahead.

    Medical director Lawrence Roberts said “It is regrettable that we have had to stand down routine activity but we have to prioritise the safety of our patients and that means those on the wards and those attending as an emergency.

    Scunthorpe Hospital
  7. Girl seriously injured in accident near school

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    More now on the incident in Bottesford - police are telling us an 11-year-old girl is in a serious condition after being hit by a car.

    Officers say it happened at around 15.30 this afternoon on Valley View Drive - not far from Bottesford Junior school (pictured). 

    Bottesford School

    The victim's described as being in a "poorly" condition and it being airlifted to hospital in the air ambulance.  

  8. Traffic and travel across Lincolnshire: Serious accident at Bottesford

    BBC Travel

    Manor Road in Bottesford is blocked at the Valley View Drive junction, because of a serious accident involving a car and a pedestrian.  

  9. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here are the top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom this afternoon:

    • Concern for a 14-year-old Scunthorpe girl who's been missing from her home since Saturday
    • Mother of a 12-year-old boy who was left home alone in squalid conditions in Lincolnshire has been jailed
    • Grimsby man unveils replica Lancaster Bomber cockpit he's built while undergoing leukaemia treatment
  10. Wind farm firm in search for Lincolnshire staff

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Specialist offshore industry recruiters are in Grimsby today looking for local people to work in the sector. 

    Wind turbine

    A recruitment event's being held for staff to work on the Hornsea Project One which will be the world's largest offshore wind farm and will provide a million UK homes with renewable energy by 2020.  

  11. Cold comfort for crime prevention officers

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Not sure that officers at Lincolnshire Police have been looking at our weather forecast.

    They've just put out a warning out about home security in warmer weather: Don't leave your windows and doors open while you're outside and so on.

    Temperature chart

    With highs only just stumbling into double figures by Friday, I don;t see many of us throwing our homes open to the elements any time soon.

  12. Doctors' strike: 745 appointments cancelled

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Managers at the trust which runs some of the county's hospitals say they're making plans to deal with a two-day doctors' strike which is planned for  tomorrow.

    United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust runs sites in Lincoln, Boston and Grantham and says 18 operations and 745 appointments have been affected.

    Lincoln County Hospital

    We'll bring you details on how Grimsby and Scunthorpe hospitals are affected as we get them.

  13. How Channel swimmer Brenda helped Kay's 102nd birthday wish come true

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A 102-year-old Grimsby woman has met her hero today as part of her birthday celebrations. 

    Kay Seaton met 88-year-old Brenda Fisher, who's also from Grimsby, and was the first woman in the world to swim the Channel back in 1951.

    Brenda Fisher and Kay Seaton

    You can hear how they got on with me on BBC Radio Humberside this afternoon.

  14. Can you help find missing Chelsea?

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Police are appealing for your help to find a missing 14-year-old Scunthorpe girl.

    Chelsea Lakin was last seen by family at 19.30 on Saturday, 23 April in the Burke Street area of Scunthorpe. 

    Chelsea Lakin
  15. Watch: Cold with a risk of wintry showers

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Here's Kay Crewdson with a cold forecast for the next 24 hours:

    Video content

    Video caption: A nice start to the day but it will become cloudy with some showers this afternoon
  16. BHS administration: The views you gave us

    It's now been announced BHS has filed for administration - putting 11,000 jobs at risk. The firm will continue to trade while a buyer is sought.

    You've been talking about this on our Facebook page today:

    Quote Message: It's too old fashioned. It's lost its niche as its customers are older generation and us baby boomers want trendy I think. from Marilyn Hannah Facebook
    Marilyn HannahFacebook
    Quote Message: As Lincoln is geared for the student market, BHS is one of a few shops that do cater for the older generation. I would miss another big name disappearing from Linda Page Facebook
    Linda PageFacebook
    Quote Message: So sad all these big names disappearing. from Bernice Sutcliffe Facebook
    Bernice SutcliffeFacebook
  17. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here are the top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom this lunchtime:

    • Plans to merge fire stations in Immingham deferred by fire authority members
    • Lincolnshire off licences face criticism for selling alcohol to children
    • School children from Scunthorpe to perform with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra today