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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 6 July 2016

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    That's all for today, thanks for joining us.

    Lincolnshire Live will be back tomorrow with Paul.

    He'll have all your latest news, weather, travel and sport from 8:00am.

  2. Body in Lincoln river 'not suspicious' say police

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Police say they're not treating the discovery of a body in a Lincoln waterway as suspicious. 

    An underwater search team was called to Stamp End Lock just before 10:00 after being alerted by a member of the public. 

    Stamp End, Lincoln
  3. Chilcot Inquiry - further reaction in Lincolnshire

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The MP for Gainsborough, Sir Edward Leigh, was one of a small number of Conservatives to vote against the war. 

    He said they believed Mr Blair about weapons of mass destruction at the time and it was a narrow decision. 

    Sir Edward Leigh

    Peter Lee who's a Reader in Politics and Ethics at the University of Portsmouth, who lives in Sleaford, says he's not convinced by Tony Blair's regret. 

  4. Weather across Lincolnshire tonight

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Dry in the evening often rather cloudy but with some hazy sunshine possible. 

    Mainly cloudy and dry overnight with light patchy rain possible by the end of the night.

    Lincolnshire weather
  5. Lincolnshire reaction to Chilcot Inquiry

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The Chilcot inquiry which began seven years ago has concluded that peaceful alternatives weren't exhausted before the 2003 invasion and there was no immediate threat from Saddam Hussein.

    John Leak campaigned against the war as part of Lincoln's Stop the War Coalition. 

    He said it was a damning report that concurred with what he and others believe that the legality was questionable.

    Chilcot Inquiry
  6. Traffic and travel: Overturned lorry closes road in Ludborough

    BBC Travel

    There's severe disruption on the A18 in both directions near the A16 Main Road junction.

    Pear Tree Lane is closed in both directions after a lorry overturned this afternoon.

  7. Firefighters called to assist with car in ditch

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Fire crews in Lincoln have assisted with a incident in Washingborough after a car went into a ditch. 

    It happened this afternoon at Five Mile Lane.

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  8. Have you switched sides for the Euros?

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    With England out of the competition, are you one of the thousands who've changed sides and got behind the Welsh for Euro 2016?  

    Well as Wales are in action tonight in against Portugal, here in Lincolnshire you've been telling us your tenuous connections to the welsh. 

    Quote Message: My son lives in Wales I have two Welsh grandsons and a Welsh daughter in law and we lived there for 14 years some beautiful places lovely memories and great friends." from Pamela Humphries Facebook
    Pamela HumphriesFacebook
    Quote Message: A few years ago we stayed in the Gloucester area. One of the days there we drove across the English/Welsh border to Monmouth. A bit of my success must have rubbed off while I was there." from Les Woods Facebook
    Les WoodsFacebook
    Welsh flag

    Wales will face Portugal in Lyon. If they win they'll become the first British team to reach the final of a major football tournament since 1966.  

    Will you be backing the home nation tonight and do you have a tenuous connection? You can let us know through Facebook, Twitter or via Email.

  9. Lincoln City away at Woking in season opener

    Lincoln City will kick off their National League campaign with a trip to Woking on Saturday, 6 August.The Imps, who have seven fixtures scheduled for August, will then play North Ferriby United at home on Tuesday, 9 August.Danny Cowley's side are away at Guiseley on Boxing Day and end their season with a trip to Southport on Saturday, 29 April 2017.

  10. Headlines this afternoon across Lincolnshire

    Charlotte Wright

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here are the headlines from the Lincolnshire newsroom:

    • An underwater search team has recovered a body from the River Witham in Lincoln 
    • Hoteliers on the Lincolnshire coast say they're delighted the area won't lose its holiday guide
    • Projects in Lincolnshire are to get more than £750,000 of Children in Need funding
  11. Fixtures confirmed for Boston United and Gainsborough Trinity

    Rob Makepeace

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

    In the National League North, Boston United start the season with a home game as they take on Stalybridge Celtic. The Pilgrims end their campaign at Curzon Ashton.

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    As for Gainsborough Trinity, they have Bradford Park Avenue on the opening day and end at FC United of Manchester. The derby between the Blues and the Pilgrims will be on Boxing Day at York Street and New Years Day at the Northolme.

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  12. Fire crews put to the test in Gainsborough

    David Sykes

    Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    It's been a day of drills or Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue crews in Gainsborough. 

    From hauling to climbing, they've been brushing up on techniques to use in the field. This is just some of what they've been up to: 

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  13. Gainsborough MP backs Leadsom for leader

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Gainsborough MP Edward Leigh says he's backing Andrea Leadsom to become the next leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister. 

    Sir Edward had originally supported Liam Fox, who left the race on Tuesday. 

    The other candidates Theresa May and Michael Gove also got support from Lincolnshire's MPs.

    Sir Edward Leigh
  14. Four men bailed in Karen Black murder inquiry

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Four men from Cleethorpes who were arrested over the murder of a woman who went missing 10 years ago have been bailed. 

    Karen Black from Worksop was last seen in the resort in 2006. The men, aged between 40 and 58 have been released as inquiries continue.

    Nottinghamshire Police started the murder inquiry with Humberside Police after reviewing a number of long-term missing persons cases.  

    Humberside police
  15. Body found in Lincoln lock

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    An underwater police search team has recovered a body from the River Witham in Lincoln. 

    Police were called to Stamp End Lock just before 10:00 after being alerted by a member of the public. 

    The death is being treated as unexplained.  

    Stamp End Lock
  16. New Ambucopter for Lincolnshire

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    It's big, it's yellow and it's ready to go, Lincolnshire's new ambucopter has rolled off the production line.

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    The larger and faster helicopter has been made in an Italian factory and has now been officially handed over to the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance charity. 

    It's expected to be in action in the county later in the summer.

  17. Police talk down man on roof in Scunthorpe

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Humberside Police says they're trying to talk down a man who is on the roof of a property in Scunthorpe. 

    The area around Alexandra Road in Ashby has been cordoned off. 

    Specially-trained officers are trying to bring the man down safely.

    Humberside Police
  18. The weather this lunchtime

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Cloud will tend to thicken from the west during the day. 

    Despite this it should remain dry with light winds.  

    Lincolnshire's weather forecast
  19. Children in Need cash boost for Lincolnshire projects

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Pudsey went out across the county last year with his bucket and many of you also pitched in to do your bit for Children in Need

    Well across the country we raised £55m for the charity, that's the highest amount donated to the appeal. 

    More than £750,000 has been allocated to be spent on projects in Lincolnshire.   

    Pudsey in Lincolnshire
  20. Traffic and travel: Roadworks causing queues in Lincolnshire

    BBC Travel

    Its looking busy on the A158 Church Street at the Bridle Way junction in the roadworks at Wragby. Traffic is backed to Rand Farm Park and Langton by Wragby.

    There's also slow traffic in Thurlby on the A15 at the Kate's Bridge junctions, again due to roadworks.