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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 31 May 2016

Live Reporting

By Martin Slack

All times stated are UK

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  1. Today's Live coverage

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    That's it for this rather wet and miserable Tuesday.

    Thanks for joining me today. 

    We'll be back from tomorrow at 08:00, see you then.

  2. Third peregrine chick spotted at Lincoln Cathedral

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Another feathery resident has been confirmed at the top of cathedral.

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  3. Bail breach man arrested

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We told you earlier about Daniel Conway who failed to meet his bail requirements after being charged with an offence of going out equipped for theft.

    Police say he's now been re-arrested.

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  4. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The latest from our Lincolnshire newsroom this evening:

    • A youth has been charged with attempted murder in Louth
    • Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn campaigns for Vote Remain in Lincolnshire
    • A man's been jailed for stabbing a friend in Skegness
    • Third peregrine falcon chick spotted at the cathedral
  5. Horse laws aren't working says Lincolnshire charity

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Bransby Horse Centre, based near Lincoln, says new legislation designed to improve horse welfare isn't working.

    A year ago the law was changed to make it easier for councils to stop horses being illegally grazed on roadsides. 


    Ryan Rouse from the Bransby Horse Centre near Lincoln says the majority of horses rescued this year were found near carriageways.

    Quote Message: There's been no improvement at all, the new legislation has helped us move the horses out of danger a lot quicker than before but it's definitely not changed anything. from Ryan Rouse Bransby Horse Centre
    Ryan RouseBransby Horse Centre
  6. Man wanted by police for breaching bail

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

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    Daniel Conway, 26, was charged with an offence of going equipped for theft, he was due to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on 7 July.

    However as part of his bail conditions he was supposed to appear at Lincoln Police Station and has failed to attend. 

  7. Shadow Foreign Secretary campaigns in Lincolnshire

    Michael Hortin

    Assistant Editor, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    We've had the Leave battlebus and today it was the turn of the Remain campaign to roll into Lincolnshire. 

    Labour MP Hilary Benn and the party's East Midlands MEP Glenis Willmott have been in Lincoln today as part of the EU referendum campaign, telling the public why they believe we should vote to stay in.

    Here they are at our studios. 

    Labour MP Hilary Benn and the party's East Midlands MEP Glenis Willmott
  8. Jailed prison phone smuggler 'coerced'

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Claims of coercion have been made during the trial of Nicola Bradford who's been jailed for six months. 

    Bradford was caught trying to smuggle a mobile phone into Lincoln Jail in September 2015.

    Her defence said the 38-year-old received an anonymous call from someone who knew the name of her two-year-old daughter and where she lived. 

    Bradford was found guilty of smuggling the phone and possessing heroin.

    Quote Message: The unlawful taking of a mobile phone in to prison is a serious matter, I can only pass a custodial sentence for this offence. from Michae Heath Judge
    Michae HeathJudge
  9. Weather watchers: Muddy in Langtoft

    BBC Weather Watchers

    This one sent to us by deadeye48, the heavy showers means it's definitely welly weather! 

  10. Man jailed for Skegness stabbing

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A man from Lincolnshire's been jailed for four-and-a-half years for stabbing a friend. 

    Lincoln Crown Court heard that Shane Osbourne was among a group who'd been drinking at a flat in Skegness when a fight broke out. 

    The victim needed surgery and spent five days in hospital. 

    Osbourne, 29, from Anfield Road in Long Sutton admitted five charges including unlawful wounding. 

  11. Woman who tried to smuggle phone into prison is jailed

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A woman who was caught trying to smuggle a mobile phone into Lincoln Prison has been jailed for six months. 

    Lincoln Crown Court heard that Nicola Bradford, 38, from Wainfleet near Skegness was visiting her partner when prison staff were alerted by a search dog. 

    Bradford admitted smuggling the phone and a charge of possessing heroin. 

  12. Youth charged with attempted murder

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    A teenager has been charged with an attempted murder in Louth. 

    The youth cannot be named, but the charge comes after a 19-year-old suffered a head injury at a property in Bradley Close on Saturday.

    The 17-year-old accused appeared at Lincoln Magistrates Court yesterday where he was remanded to appear at Skegness Youth Court.

  13. Dad of of Beverley Allitt victim critical of DWP benefits demand

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    More now on Kayley Asher (pictured) the woman who's been in a long-running dispute with the DWP over her benefits. 

    She was one of the victims of killer nurse Beverly Allitt, who was believed to injected her with air when she was just 13-months-old causing two heart attacks and leaving her with brain damage.

    Kayley Asher

    The DWP suspended her benefits and ordered the family to pay back £23,000 after she had been given compensation for the attack in Grantham Hospital. 

    Now the Department of Work and Pensions has reversed the decision but her dad, Alan, says they put the family through "sheer hell".

    Quote Message: It's changed our lives, every day has been a reminder of what the DWP has done to us, we're absolutely ecstatic this is over. from Alan Asher Father of Kayley Asher
    Alan AsherFather of Kayley Asher
  14. Teenagers warned after girl approached by men in car

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Police have warned students and teenagers to be careful after two men in a silver car were spotted trying to interact with a girl on Ferry Road in Scunthorpe.

    They pulled up to the 16-year-old girl in a Vauxhall Corsa and attempted to beckon her over last Friday at about 1pm.

    The girl ignored them and walked away, both men were white and were wearing hoodies.

  15. Three hurt as car hits group at Ingoldmells

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    An investigation's under way after three pedestrians were hurt hit by a vehicle at Ingoldmells. 

    The police say a vehicle hit the group at around midnight on Sunday on Old Roman Bank. 

    An appeal's being made for information.   

  16. BreakingAustin Reed to close 120 stores

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    News just in - the retailer is closing a number of stores across the country resulting in the loss of around 1,000 jobs.

    There's an Austin Reed outlet in Grantham however it's too early to say if it'll be one of those involved in the cutbacks.

    Austin Reed

    The chain has been in trouble for some time, entering administration last month.   

    Quote Message: A viable solution which kept the business whole was not forthcoming. As a result we have made the difficult decision to cease trading the business and commence a wind-down of the estate. from Peter Saville Joint Administrator
    Peter SavilleJoint Administrator
  17. Police want to speak to this man after a shop theft in Skegness

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live


    This CCTV image has been released after several boxes of razors were stolen from the Tesco on Richmond Drive on Tuesday 17 May.