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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 16 May 2016

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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. Watch: Dry, settled and mild

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Here's the latest weather for tonight and tomorrow with Paul Hudson:

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    Video caption: Paul Hudson with the forecast
  3. Football: When you go to Meadowhall and end up buying a player

    Rob Makepeace

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

    Callum Chippendale's just been unveiled as a new player by Boston United - but look in the background of the picture.

    It appears that the Pilgrims combined signing him up with a trip to Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield.

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  4. Colour dash raises vital cash

    An event at the Lincolnshire Showground at the weekend in aid of St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospices has broken all fund-raising records.

    The colour dash involves a 5km run and a lot of powdered paint which runners throw at each other for fun.

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  5. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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

    • Plans to cut council contact centres in East Lindsey branded a 'step too far' by protesters
    • Road closures planned for Grimsby Town promotion parade tomorrow
    • Powder paint fun run raises £150,000 for Lincolnshire's hospices
  6. Council contact centre cutback plans

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We've just heard from Councillor Graham Marsh from East Lindsey District Council about plans to close some of the authority's customer contact centres.

    The council wants more people to access information over the internet and by telephone rather than face-to-face.

    Councillor Graham Marsh

    Councillor Marsh has just told Chris Berrow on BBC Radio Lincolnshire that there's been a 17% fall in visitors over the last three years.

    He says each face-to-face contact costs the council £8, a telephone contact costs just over £2 and an internet query costs just 15p.

  7. Grimsby mayor: Only right we celebrate Mariners' success

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The Mayor of North East Lincolnshire Councillor Cliff Barber has welcomed plans for an open top bus tour in Grimsby and Cleethorpes tomorrow.

    Mr Barber said: “Yesterday was a terrific day, one which made me very proud for both the club and the town. 

    "I’m sure fans will turn out in large numbers tomorrow to say well done to the players and officials who made it such a great day for the Mariners.’’

  8. Listen: Emotional reunion for RAF veteran seven decades on

    Scott Dalton

    Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Ken Trent from Jersey made an emotional trip to Lincolnshire at the weekend to meet up with a woman he knew more than 70 years ago. Here's the moment it all happened:

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    Video caption: Veteran Ken Trent is reunited with long-lost friend
  9. Man suffers life-threatening injuries in club attack

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    A man has been badly beaten outside a Grimsby nightclub.

    Officers say the victim, a 30-year-old man from Doncaster, was assaulted outside the Yardbirds Club in Church Street at around 22.15 on Saturday.

    Yardbirds club

    It's thought he had accidentally knocked over a table while dancing during a Meatloaf tribute act and was asked to leave.

    When he refused he was escorted outside - and was then attacked by what police describe as a group of men wearing leather jackets, some of whom were "bald with beards".

    Officers said they wanted to speak to people in a motorcycle club known as the Warlocks.

  10. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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

    • Grimsby Town heroes will take to the streets in a open top bus parade tomorrow
    • Two police officers injured in 'traffic incident' in Skegness
    • Tourist information centres in East Lindsey could close under council plans to save money
  11. Open top bus tour for Mariners play-off heroes

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Grimsby will host an open top bus parade and civic reception tomorrow it's been confirmed.

    It's all after Grimsby Town secured a place back in the Football League after six years away.

    Open top bus

    More details on the route and what will be happening are on the club's website.

  12. Three arrests as police operation makes an impact

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Three people have been arrested in Grimsby following police raids as part of the latest stage of Operation Impact this morning. 

    Two men and a woman are suspected of dealing drugs, handling stolen goods and money laundering.

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    A 26-year-old man, 19-year-old woman and 24-year-old man all remain in police custody. 

    Operation Impact which will see seven days of activity mainly in the Nunsthorpe area.

  13. Walkers ready for hiking festival

    Whether you're a serious walker or a fun stroller - the Lincolnshire Wolds is the place for you later this month. 

    The annual Wolds Walking Festival gets underway this Saturday. More than a hundred events are taking place over a fortnight. 

    Wolds Walking Festival

    Nicki Jarvis is the festival organiser, and says there's lots of information on what's happening and where on the festival website.

  14. Two police officers injured in Skegness 'traffic incident'

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Lincolnshire Police has confirmed two of its officers are recovering from injuries after a 'road traffic incident' in Skegness.

    The police say it's related to another incident in the town over the weekend - for which a number of people are in custody.

  15. Local radio stations work together to stage reunion

    Scott Dalton

    Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    An RAF veteran has been reunited with a member of the family he met while serving in the county - and it's all down to two BBC Local Radio stations.

    Ken Trent was serving with the famous 617 squadron more than 70 years ago when he became friendly with the Coulton family who owned a farm in Woodhall Spa.

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    Ken now lives on Jersey, and mentioned he wanted to get back in touch when he spoke to a reporter from BBC Radio Jersey.

    They contacted BBC Radio Lincolnshire, I issued an appeal on the Breakfast Show, and a surprise meeting was arranged between Ken and Lucy Coulton this weekend!

  16. The 22.00 streetlight switch off: Your views

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A new policy which sees streetlights switched of at 22.00 in some streets in Lincolnshire has got you talking on our Facebook page.

    Residents in The Grove, Lincoln, have protested since the introduction of the policy. Here's what you've been saying: 

    Quote Message: They used to go off at midnight years ago 10pm is too early. Would be better if they left every other one on or just dimmed them. from Judy Welbourn Facebook
    Judy WelbournFacebook
    Quote Message: I think it's dreadful and going to attract crime into these areas. from Stacey Haywood Facebook
    Stacey HaywoodFacebook
    Quote Message: Switch lights off but at midnight or 01.00 - you still save money. you still need to feel safe especially if you're alone. from Chotie Freitas Facebook
    Chotie FreitasFacebook
  17. Great Grimsby MP Melanie Onn to raise concerns over policing

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The MP for Great Grimsby Melanie Onn says she will raise concerns with the new police and crime commissioner for the Humberside force when she meets him for the first time today. 

    Keith Hunter started in the new role last week and is due to meet with Melanie Onn today. 

    Melanie Onn

    She says she's concerned that the police haven't been able to provide the service the public deserve.

  18. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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