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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 26 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. Disruption 'will be kept to a minimum' during hospital car park work

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Car parks at hospitals in Grimsby and Scunthorpe are getting a £400,000 upgrade.

    The changes will focus on new systems for payment and the use of automatic number plate recognition. 

    Scunthorpe Hospital

    Hospital bosses at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Trust say disruption will be kept to a minimum while the work is going on.

  3. Watch: Cold spell continues this evening

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Here's Paul Hudson with the forecast for this evening and tomorrow:

    Video content

    Video caption: All the latest details on the weather
  4. Tools stolen in football club burglary

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Thieves who raided a football club stole power tolls that were being stored in changing rooms.

    The thieves broke into Louth Football Club in Park Avenue between 21.30 on Friday, 15 April and 11.00 the next morning.

    Louth Football Club

    They forced the doors to the changing rooms and stole a compressor nail gun, an electric welder, a screwdriver set, a socket set and a grinder.

  5. Weather watch: A day of contrasts in Grimsby

    Just had this sent in from the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre - the weather's been a big talking point today. 

    We'll have a full forecast for tomorrow here soon:

    View more on twitter
  6. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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

  7. Celebration for Reds after morning of testing

    Here's a tweet from Red 1 - otherwise known as Dave Montenegro - the Red Arrows' top pilot. Safe to say the teams relieved today:

    View more on twitter
  8. Hit-and-run driver leaves man with life-threatening injuries

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    A man has been left with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car that failed to stop near Gainsborough 

    Officers were called at around 11.15 to the incident on the A631 near Beckingham after a man was hit by a car.

    An air ambulance attended the scene and the man has been taken to hospital in Sheffield with potentially life-threatening injuries.

  9. Gritters on standby as cold weather continues

    Jono Brine

    Presenter BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    I'll be talking to Lincolnshire County Council's gritting team later on BBC Radio Lincolnshire.

    They sent out their lorries in the Wolds last night after temperatures plumemted.

    WIth more cold weather forecast they'll be updating us on what their plans are.

    Gritters
  10. Watch: Doctors' strike: Food parcels for picket line

    David Sykes

    Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    While I was at the picket line at Lincoln County Hospital this morning a man named Maurice delivered a load of food and snacks for the striking junior doctors.

    He said he wanted to show some support:

    Video content

    Video caption: Food parcels for picket line
  11. Green light for Reds after test pass success

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Here are the Red Arrows dressed in those coveted red and blue flying suits after passing their flying test in Greece earlier today.

    They're due back in Lincolnshire in the next couple of weeks.

    View more on twitter
  12. Traffic and travel across Lincolnshire: Accident on A1

    BBC Travel

    If your journey takes you onto the A1 this afternoon this is one to be aware of. The A1's closed southbound between Tuxford and Carlton-on-Trent, just north of Newark, because of an accident.

  13. Ice cream man targeted by roadside robbers

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    An ice cream seller in a van has been robbed by a gang who initially flagged him down claiming they had run out of fuel.

    The incident was on Saturday on Doncaster Road, Scunthorpe.

    The van driver left the scene but was "boxed in" by two vehicles further up the road and robbed.

    There have been reports of similar offences all on the same day in Barton upon Humber and near Humberside Airport.

  14. Police search for driver after cyclist left on pavement in hit and run

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    A cyclist was left lying on the pavement after being hit by a car which failed to stop.

    Police say the 29-year-old local man was taken to hospital in Skegness at 18.45 on Monday, 18 April.

    Burgh Old Road

    The incident was on Burgh Old Road. The only description of the vehicle is that it was a dark colour, possibly black. Any information should be passed to police on 101.  

  15. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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

    • Striking doctors in Lincolnshire manning picket lines but public say they 'can't see the difference'
    • Red Arrows win public display approval for 2016 airshow season
    • Police appeal after teeange boy forced to fight off bike thieves in Lincoln