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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 8 June 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. 

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

  2. Latest headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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

    • New Lincolnshire Police Commissioner Marc Jones appoints deputy Stuart Tweedale against advice of panel which oversees his work
    • Chalet owners on Lincolnshire coast told they'll have to leave homes for four months a year because of flood risk
    • North East Lincolnshire Council testing electric vehicles to reduce pollution 
  3. Chalet owners will have to get out for four months of the year

    BBC Radio Humberside

    People living at a chalet park in Cleethorpes will have to move out of their properties for four months of the year - double the time they have to vacat the properties now. 

    It's because North East Lincolnshire Council thinks the Humberston Fitties area is at risk of flooding in the winter. 

    Humberston Fitties

    Residents have told the BBC that they've effectively been made homeless.

  4. WATCH: Dry overnight and cooler

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

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    Video caption: The forecast with Keeley Donovan on Wednesday 8 June 2016
  5. LISTEN: Police commissioner defending deputy decision

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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    Video caption: PCC appoints a deputy even though an independent panel REFUSES to recommend him

    PCC appoints a deputy even though an independent panel REFUSES to recommend him

  6. Police commissioner standing by deputy decision

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We've just heard from Lincolnshire's new police and crime commissioner Marc Jones on BBC Radio LIncolnshire.

    He says he's standing by his decision to appoint Stuart Tweedale as his deputy - despite the appointment being declined by the panel which oversees his work.

    Marc Jones

    Mr Jones says the panel's "done a good job" in the process which says Mr Tweedale isn't competent to take up the role.

    But he says he's happy to ignore them because he's confident Mr Tweedale's the right man.

  7. Traffic and travel across Lincolnshire: A57 crash

    Police are tweeting about this crash at the junction of the A57 and the B1190 between Saxilby and Newton on Trent. Causing delays.

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  8. Beach clean 'will help reduce arson problems'

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A litter pick's taking place on Cleethorpes beach to celebrate World Oceans Day today. 

    There will also be a seaweed search and a biodiversity trail to help establish the health of the sea environment.

    Humberside Fire and Rescue say clearing up rubbish off grassland helps to reduce the amount of arson.

    Cleethorpes beach
  9. BreakingTweedale appointed as Deputy PCC despite panel concerns

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Marc Jones has issued a statement saying that Stuart Tweedale will be his deputy despite the Police and Crime panel refusing to endorse him.

    As previously stated the panel had concerns over professional competence and personal independence.

    Quote Message: It is regrettable that due to restrictions within the legislation the panel were placed in a very difficult position of passing judgement on Stuart's suitability based on the narrowest of criteria which do not include the key aspects required to excel in a role which I know he will." from Marc Jones Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire
    Marc JonesPolice and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire
  10. BreakingPolice and Crime panel refuse to recommend PCC deputy hopeful

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    This just in, Stuart Tweedale the man who Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones wanted to be his second-in-command will not be recommended by the Police and Crime panel.    

    The Panel says he's failed to meet the standards of Competence and Independence required for the role.

    However Mr Jones (pictured right) can appoint Mr Tweedale regardless of the Panel's recommendations.

  11. Parking ticket top ten revealed

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Had a parking ticket lately? Well, there's a good chance you picked it up on one of the streets listed below:

    Parking ticket table

    This is a table given to BBC Radio Lincolnshire by Lincolnshire County Council - after it was revealed yesterday the council had dished out tickets worth a million pounds in the last year.

    Boston Market Place tops the list - the council says some of the cash raised will be used to fund a CCTV van to catch irresponsible parking outside school.

  12. WATCH: Louth leisure club rises from ashes

    David Sykes

    Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

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    Video caption: Almost two years after devastating fire club reopens
  13. Jurrasic finds new home in Skegness park

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    More than £43,000 has been granted to restore a steam locomotive on the Lincolnshire coast. 

    Jurassic - built in 1903 - will soon be able to run again after receiving money from the Heritage Lottery Fund. 


    The loco was originally built for a lime works in Warwickshire - but then was bought to run on a holidaymakers line in Cleethorpes.

    Following restoration Jurassic will run on a track owned by the Lincolnshire Coat Light Railway in the Skegness Water Leisure Park.

  14. Collaboration plan for 999 services welcomed by chief constable

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    The chief constable of Lincolnshire Police says the emergency services have been given a huge opportunity to work more closely together. 

    Under plans ratified by Lincolnshire County Council yesterday a new multi-million pound centre will be built at South Park in Lincoln. 

    Neil Rhodes

    Half the £15m will be paid by the Government and the rest from the council and the police - Mr Rhodes says it will be worth the investment.

  15. Olivia proud of poem for The Queen

    Carla George

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    An 11-year-old from Lincolnshire is just one of 18 children to feature in a poetry book for The Queen. 

    Olivia Simpson from Friskney Primary was selected from hundreds of entries as part of a competition. 

    The book's been given to her majesty as a birthday present - organised by rotary clubs from across the country.

  16. Lincoln MP clashes with Prime Minister in Commons

    Lincoln's MP Karl McCartney has clashed with the Prime Minister over the UK's membership of the EU.

    The Conservative backbencher is campaigning for a Brexit vote in this month's referendum. 

    McCartney and Cameron

    Speaking during Prime Minister's Questions today, Mr McCartney asked whether the UK would be forced to help fill what he called a "black hole" in the EU finances. 

    But David Cameron rejected the idea Britain would be forced to pay - and said it's already been agreed that EU spending will reduce, not go up.

  17. Glastonbury shock for Pylons

    Jono Brine

    Presenter - The Music

    A Lincolnshire band has been asked to play at Glastonbury. 

    The Pylons - from Lincoln - have been selected to play the BBC Introducing stage. As you can see from their tweet below - they're pretty happy about it:

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