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  1. Updates on Wednesday 3 August 2016

Live Reporting

By Alex Rhodes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learned today

    That's it for Wednesday, thanks for following along. We'll be back from tomorrow at 8am with all the latest.

    Until then I'll leave you with five things we've learned today:

  2. Listen: Lincoln's lost photos

    Nicola Gilroy


    Take a listen to my interview with Sue Taylor who found the photos of her Grandad helping to build the Cathedral's protection measures during the Second World War. 

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    Video caption: Nicola talks to Sue Taylor about her stunning discovery
  3. Weather update with Abbie

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

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    Video caption: Here's the weather with Abbie
  4. Sheffield man banned for Grimsby Town match violence

    BBC Humberside Sport

    A Sheffield man has been given a 3 year football banning order after police arrests at a Grimsby Town match with Sheffield United last month.  

    Mariners fans clashed with those at Sheffield United after the match, which left a number of people injured.

    Football violence
  5. Time runs out for Lincolnshire BHS stores

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Not long now before a once icon of the high street shuts its doors for good. 

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    A branch in Lincoln's St Marks retail park will also close today, with the high street branch closing this Saturday. 

  6. A not-so-subtle hint about the next Walk a Million

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    See if you can figure out where's we're heading next form producer Any's "cryptic" tweet...

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    Answers on a postcard.

    walk a million logo
  7. Gainsborough murder: Accused appears in Lincoln Crown Court

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A 51-year-old woman's appeared at Lincoln Crown Court charged with the murder of a man in Gainsborough. 

    Pamela McClaggan is accused of killing 44 year old Jonathan Baines. He was found with a stab wound in a house on Ropery Road on Monday. The case has been adjourned until September.  

  8. Skegness home to first redcoats

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Skeggy, Skegvegas or plain old Skeg has been welcoming visitors for decades.

    Just up the coast in Ingoldmells, the first ever Butlin's opened in the 1930s.

    What's more quintessentially English seaside than the redcoats? 

    Butlins poster
  9. Watch: Why visit Skegness?

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    Video caption: Laura Dawes from Leeds on why Skeg is the best
  10. UKIP party chairman defends executive after resignations

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We told you earlier that Lincolnshire County Councillor Victoria Ayling has resigned from her post on the National Executive Committee of UKIP, following the decision to exclude Steven Woolfe from the upcoming leadership race.

    In a letter Ayling and two others said the NEC's reputation had been "permanently damaged" by the decision. 

    Now the party chairman has entered the infighting to defend the committee.

    Quote Message: The rule was specific - your nomination paperwork had to have been received by our general secretary by twelve noon on Sunday. It wasn't - it didn't come in until 12.17 - so what the NEC then had to consider was whether it would be prepared to bend, flex those rules on account of Stephen Woolfe and actually I don't think the NEC felt comfortable with doing that. from Paul Oakdon UKIP Party Chairman
    Paul OakdonUKIP Party Chairman
  11. Poor start to season in Skegness

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    Jayne West from the Factory Rock Shop on Skegness seafront says the weather's caused visitors to stay away this year.

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    Video caption: Jayne West from Factory Rock Shop says things might pick up if weather improves
  12. 'I’m proud that he is part of the history of the Cathedral'

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    I told you earlier about Susan Taylor, the woman who discovered lost photos of her Grandfather helping to build a water tank in the grounds of Lincoln Cathedral. 

    She says she was thrilled to make the find:

    Quote Message: My Granddad always had such interesting stories to tell of Lincoln during the war and the jobs he was called out to all those years ago. His brigade was also called down to London to support the overwhelmed local fire brigades down there during the Blitz. I’m proud that he is part of the history of the Cathedral and the photographs capture a team working together to help protect our precious Cathedral which was the last landmark our airmen saw as they left the county and the first on their return. from Susan Taylor
    Susan Taylor
    Image caption: Susan Taylor
  13. BBC Breakfast live from Doddington Hall

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    The owners of a stately home say they're thrilled with their five minutes of fame. 

    Doddington Hall near Lincoln was the setting for this morning's weather forecasts on BBC Breakfast. It was chosen because of its exhibition of 400 sculptures in the house and grounds. 

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  14. Council's need to 'pull their weight' to re-settle refugees

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    A number of councils in our area have been criticised in a report for not "pulling their weight" to help re-settle Syrian refugees.

    The Home Affairs Select Committee says none of the Lincolnshire authorities have accepted any Syrians in the government's re-homing scheme. 

    Keith Vaz is the chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee.  

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    Video caption: A number of councils have been criticised for not doing enough to re-settle refugees
  15. The headlines this lunchtime

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    • County Councillor Victoria Ayling resigns from UKIP's executive branch after Steven Woolfe is declared ineligible for the party's upcoming leadership contest.
    • Woman appears in court charged with murder of a Gainsborough man. 
    • Lost photos of Lincoln Cathedral resurface. 
    • Closing Lincolnshire supermarket cleaned out in minutes after they briefly re-open to give away stock.
  16. BreakingLincolnshire Councillor resigns from UKIP national executive in protest

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    You may have seen that one of the candidates hoping to take over from Nigel Farage as leader of UKIP, Steven Woolfe, has been deemed ineligible to stand as a result of a late submission.false

    Steven Woolfe

    Lincolnshire County Councillor Victoria Ayling has cited this as a "recent example in a long list of decisions that betray a growing factionalism critical of the party's previous leadership and those loyal to it."

    In a letter Ayling and two other members of the party resigned from their positions on UKIP's executive committee saying they "can no longer be part of a ruling executive whose reputation is now permanently damaged".

    Quote Message: Steven Woolfe is a popular candidate among UKIP's members and should be permitted to represent those that wish to vote for him. To purposefully trawl for technicalities upon which to base a decision to deny his inclusion is not in the best interests of the membership and truly injurious to UKIP. from Letter to UKIP NEC Signed by Victoria Ayling, Raymond Finch MEP and Michael McGough
    Letter to UKIP NECSigned by Victoria Ayling, Raymond Finch MEP and Michael McGough