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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 17 May 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. 

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

  2. Weather: Rain on the way for tomorrow

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Here's the forecast for tonight and the early hours:

    Weather graphic
  3. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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

    • Thousands of people line the streets of Grimsby for open top bus parade for football heroes
    • Police helicopter called out to trace man wanted in connection with assault in Grantham
    • College chiefs say no jobs are at risk under 'collaboration' plan announced today
  4. Warrant issued after laser pen man fails to appear at court

    Jake Zuckerman

    BBC Look North

    A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man charged with attempting to dazzle or distract the pilot of a police helicopter.

    Sean Franklin, 31, of Poachers Close, Nuneaton, failed to appear at Skegness Magistrates' Court today where he was due to answer bail. 

    Mr Franklin is accused of shining a laser pen at a National Police Air Service helicopter on  1 April this year at Ingoldmells, near Skegness. 

  5. Watch: Mariners' fans react to success ahead of bus tour

    Here's what people on the streets of Grimsby have to say about the Mariners' promotion success:

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    Video caption: Reaction to the club's promotion
  6. All set for mighty Mariners' parade

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Not sure it's quite a 'media circus' as yet - but BBC Radio Humberside's there, outside Grimsby Town Hall waiting for the open top bus to arrive with Grimsby Town's promotion-winning players

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  7. Bus changes for Mariners' celebrations

    Grimsby Town's players will soon be boarding their open top bus for a drive round - but if you're trying to get around on any other bus you might face disruption. Here's a link to the info you'll need:

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  8. Appeal after assault outside newsagents

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Police have appealed for witnesses to an assault involving two women at Gedney Hill near Spalding to come forward. 

    Officers say the pair were seen arguing outside a newsagents on Hillgate. It happened before 09.30 today.

    McColl Gedney Hill
  9. Excitement building ahead of today's Mariners' parade

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Just under an hour and a half to go before the open top bus tour for Grimsby Town kicks off. We'll be following it from 16.30.

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  10. New Mayor invested in Lincoln

    Councillor Yvonne Bodger has been invested as the new Mayor of Lincoln this afternoon.

    She is the 13th female Mayor and the 810th since the position was established in 1206.

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  11. Weather across Lincolnshire: Rain tomorrow

    BBC Weather

    Here's Paul Hudson with the afternoon forecast and a look ahead to tomorrow's weather.

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    Video caption: Weather Tuesday 17th May
  12. Police launch 'nighthawks' investigation

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Police in Horncastle have released this picture of a field near the town after so-called nighthawks damaged crops in the area.

    Nighthawks are illegal metal detectorists - on this occasion they've left more than 100 holes in one field.

    Field damage

    Anyone who sees anything suspicious should call police on 101.

  13. Colleges in 'collaboration' plan

    Corazon Garcia

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Three Lincolnshire colleges have announced plans to collaborate to help save money. 

    Boston College, Grantham College and New College, Stamford, say they'll create a new apprenticeship firm and have joint staff training. 

    They say a 27% cut in budgets means they're reflecting the national picture and many other colleges have also had to merge and work together.

    It's not yet clear if any jobs are at risk.

  14. Football: Mariners back on Wembley trail

    Not content with one Wembley date, Grimsby Town are back in London this weekend for the FA Trophy final - and they're taking a few fans with them again: 

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