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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 5 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Alex Rhodes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Jen Bateman

    BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    That's all from Lincolnshire Live today, we are back at 8:00 tomorrow morning with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from Lincolnshire. Do join us then if you can. 

    Weather watcher rons park sent this of roses in the rain

    Red roses in the rain
  2. Traffic and travel in Lincolnshire

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Grimsby A180 Cleethorpe Road is closed between Riby Square & Lockhill Roundabout due to an accident. The air ambulance is on the scene. 

  3. Weather across Lincolnshire

    BBC Weather

    Remaining showers will die away during the evening to leave a dry night with clear spells.

    Winds will fall to give a small chance of a few mist and fog patches locally by dawn.  

    weather chart
  4. Headlines across Lincolnshire

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Headlines from our newsroom this evening:

    • Magna Carta removed from display in Lincoln Castle  
    • Heckington swimming pool will have to close next year if it can't attract enough swimmers this summer.
    • Lincolnshire MPs decide who to back in first round of Tory leadership contest
    • Plans to charge for public toilets get mixed reaction
  5. Magna Carta removed from display over fears from humidity

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    There are temperature problems at the £1.5m vault built to house Lincoln's copy of Magna Carta.

    The historic document from 1215 and the city's Charter of the Forest have had to be moved to another location because of concerns about humidity levels.

    Lincolnshire County Council says it's working to fix the issue and is offering visitors to Lincoln Castle reduced ticket prices until the document is returned.

  6. Mariners' fans rally to raise money for one of their own

    A website page has recorded £800 raised for a Grimsby Town fan who needs treatment for an illness.

    Graham Holness, who's a member of the disabled supporters club, has been a Mariners fan for over 40 years but has recently become ill. 

    A Crowdfund website page has now started to raise £5,000 to help pay for things like travel costs during his treatment.

    Andrew Boyce and Graham Holness
  7. Police searching Humber after reports of body

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Humberside Police helicopter is up over Barton upon Humber, Joshua Cook from Radio Humberside has given them a call and they say there have been reports of a body in the water.

    Quote Message: The marine unit and force helicopter have been deployed to the River Humber, close to Waterside Road, Barton, following unconfirmed reports of a body in the water." from Humberside Police Spokesperson
    Humberside PoliceSpokesperson
  8. Cold case arrests over missing woman

    Four men have been arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the disappearance of a woman 10 years ago.

    Karen Black, 36, from Worksop, was last seen in Cleethorpes in November 2006.

    The men aged, 40, 45, 54 and 58, have arrested after a review into the case by Nottinghamshire Police.

    Officers have appealed for anyone with information to contact the force.

    Karen Black
  9. Brigg and Goole MP backing Theresa May

    Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy is backing Theresa May in the Conservative leadership contest.

    The first round of voting in the Conservative leadership election has got under way. Of the five contenders, the Home Secretary, Theresa May, appears to be the current front-runner.

    Andrew Percy MP
  10. Listen: weather across Lincolnshire

    Here's Keeley with the latest forecast:

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    Video caption: Keeley Donovan has the forecast
  11. Martin Vickers supporting Leadsom in Conservative leadership race

    Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers is backing the energy minister, Andrea Leadsom - a leading Leave campaigner  - he says she has a closer grip on the issues facing Northern Lincolnshire.

    Quote Message: Don't assume that the front runner wins in these occasions, the reality is that a fortnight ago on referendum day there were three front runners George Osborne, Boris Johnson and Theresa May, two of them have already fallen by the wayside." from Martin VIckers Mp for Cleethorpes
    Martin VIckersMp for Cleethorpes
    Martin Vickers MP
  12. Classic cars going under the hammer in Scunthorpe

    A selection of classic cars are being sold this afternoon at an auction in Scunthorpe.

    Classic cars on sale in Scunthorpe
    Quote Message: We've got a selection of five what you might call classic cars, we've got a 1960 Daimler majestic, a 1966 daimler v8, we've got a couple of early 70s MGs and we've got a silver striker kit car that was actually built in Lincolnshire." from Paul Cooper CJM Auctioneers
    Paul CooperCJM Auctioneers
  13. Overpaid parking raises thousands in King's Lynn

    Drivers in King's Lynn have overpaid tens of thousands of pounds when parking in the town. 

    Ticket machines don't give change so the council has received £70,000 more in parking charges than it should have done. The authority says it has no plans to install new machines.

    Pay and display machine
  14. Lincolnshire film-maker takes on cycling safety

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Film-maker Phil Crow from Lincoln is concerned about the number of collisions involving cyclists with five deaths in the past year. 

    He's made a safety video hoping to reduce the number of injuries to cyclists on Lincolnshire's roads along with Gadget Show presenter Jason Bradbury.

    Take a look:

    View more on youtube
  15. Headlines across Lincolnshire

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Headlines from our Lincolnshire newsroom:

    • Magna Carta removed from vault in Lincoln Castle
    • Mixed reaction to plans for public toilet charge 
    • Victoria Atkins supports Theresa May's leadership bid
    • Low attendance threatens future of Sleaford community pool 
  16. The weather this lunchtime

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    After a cloudy start with some outbreaks of, mostly light, rain it will become dry and brighter. 

    As sunny spells develop so also a few light showers may develop, but the majority of places will remain dry.  

    chart
  17. Toilet charges in Lincoln: Your views

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We told you earlier about the toilet charges being introduced at three public conveniences. You've been having your say:

    Quote Message: Harrods used to be £1! As long as loos are kept nice & clean I don't mind paying whatever the price." from Heather Heard Facebook
    Heather HeardFacebook
    Quote Message: Ok. But they had better be immaculate." from Linda Straughen Simpson Facebook
    Linda Straughen SimpsonFacebook
    Quote Message: Today 20p. Next year £1. Shame on them." from Pat Nurse Facebook
    Pat NurseFacebook
    Quote Message: I'd rather nip to the pub toilets over the road where it won't cost me anything." from @Sean_Stiff Twitter
    @Sean_StiffTwitter