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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday
  2. Live updates on Thursday 9 June 2016

Live Reporting

By Alex Rhodes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Today's Live coverage

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    That's it for today everyone.

    Thanks for coming along for the ride and for all the amazing photos you've sent us as part of #CardfortheQueen, like this one:


    Lincolnshire Live will be back tomorrow from 8:00am. See you then.

  2. The weather across Lincolnshire this evening

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Clear spells to start the night but becoming rather cloudy with some showery rain possible in places. 

    Mist and hill fog may form in some northern parts of the region.  

    Not looking great for Elton John's concert tomorrow I'm afraid, it'll be cloudy and hazy once again during the day but we're expecting heavy showers as it gets later.

    Forget Candle in Wind it's probably going to be Candle in the Rain. 

  3. Have you seen this van?

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Police have released this image of a van caught on CCTV during a burglary at a garden centre on Skegness Road, Burgh Le Marsh.  

    It happened in the early hours on 29 May.

    A ride-on lawn mower along with several strimmers and petrol lawn mowers were stolen during the burglary.  

  4. The headlines this evening across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The latest from the Lincolnshire newsroom: 

    • Body of man discovered at Fishtoft 
    • Bardney fireman becomes two-time TT champion 
    • Lakes to be named after Royal Family in £1.2bn North Lincolnshire development 
    • Lincolnshire Showground prepares for the arrival of Sir Elton John 
  5. LISTEN: The Lincolnshire firefighter who conquered the TT

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Ivan Lintin talks about winning the TT lightweight title and firefighting in Lincolnshire:

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    Video caption: Ivan Lintin talks about winning the lightweight title and firefighting in Lincolnshire
  6. Man arrested after Grimsby mountain bike theft

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A man has been arrested after a 23-year old had his bike stolen

    The incident happened at 17:15 last Friday in an alleyway between Dale View and Pinewood Crescent in Grimsby.

    Police say the rider had threats made towards him and his red and black Rockhopper mountain bike was stolen.

  7. #CardfortheQueen: One last push

    Carla George

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    You have till 17:00 BST to submit your photo for the card we're sending for the Queen's 90th.

    Take a look at these fabulous examples if you need some inspiration...

  8. Former marines yomp to the Somme

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A group of former marines has left North East Lincolnshire on a 650 mile walk to the Somme to mark 100 years since the start of the World war one battle. 

    They're doing it to remember the Grimsby Chums.

    Tomorrow they will walk from Hull to York. Over the next three weeks they will make their way to the Somme by Friday 1 July. 

  9. TT glory for Lincolnshire fireman

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    You'd imagine it's a tough enough job being a fireman wouldn't you? 

    Well Ivan Lintin from Bardney combines being a fireman with also being a maintenance fitter and a motorcycle road racer.

    And Ivan's not bad at the racing considering yesterday he won the Lightweight title for the second year in a row at the prestigous Isle of Man TT festival. 

    View more on twitter
  10. Lincolnshire lakes reveal tribute for Queen's 90th birthday

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Developers behind the Lincolnshire Lakes scheme near Scunthorpe have revealed that the five lakes that make up the site will be named after the Royal Family.

    Anne, Elizabeth, Mary, Victoria and George have been agreed for the £1.2bn project which will see six surrounding lakeside villages being built as well.

    The villages haven't escaped the royal treatment either, they're going top be called Blenheim, Buckingham, Kensington, Sandringham, Westminster and Windsor.

    Buckingham, Scunthorpe. You heard it here first. 

  11. Headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Headlines from our Lincolnshire newsroom this afternoon:

    • Body of man discovered in river at Fishtoft 
    • Biker who died in Grantham crash named as 21-year-old Powys-Llewellyn Cook
    • Twenty jobs to be created in Branston after £5m factory expansion 
    • Showground begins final preparations for Elton John concert tomorrow 
  12. East Coast Mainline service returns to normal

    BBC Travel

    Virgin were running a reduced service between Kings Cross and Leeds due to a cracked rail on the line in Hertfordshire.

    The problem appears to be fixed and normal service has resumed.

  13. Are you ready? Lincolnshire Showground almost is

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Elton John is coming to the Showground tomorrow to play to a packed crowd.

    Now if you've ever been to the Showground you'll know there isn't exactly and stadium or seating stand for the thousands that are coming.

    So Elton's brought his own:

    View more on twitter
  14. Fire and rescue attended A16 crash

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We told you earlier about the crash on the way to Boston, traffic is now flowing normally again and Fire and Rescue have released more details about the incident.

    View more on twitter
  15. Delays on the East Coast Mainline

    BBC Travel

    We've got delays between Kings Cross and Leeds as we head into the afternoon.

    There's a cracked rail in Hertfordshire, as a result Virgin are running a reduced service.

    View more on twitter
  16. Weather watchers: Looking back at the unusual cloud formations

    BBC Weather Watchers

    We got some very strange cloud formations over Lincoln on Tuesday.

    These were captured by user lincsdodger.


    We're pretty sure they're Asperitas clouds, not very common in this country and more often found above the Plains states in America.

  17. £5 million new factory space breaks ground in Lincolnshire

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Branston's, one of the biggest potato suppliers in the country, is increasing the size of their site in... well Branston.

    They're hoping the 1,700 square foot expansion will bring 20 jobs as they process spuds that don't make it to the fresh market.

  18. The headlines this afternoon

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    • Body found under bridge in Fishtoft river  
    • Report finds TT helicopter pilot died after battling 'gusty conditions'  
    • Biker who died in Grantham crash named as 21-year-old Powys-Llewellyn Cook
    • Louth exhibition documents 83 different pubs and breweries in the town