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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 9 August 2016

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  1. Five things we learned today

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    That's it for today everyone, Lincolnshire Live will be back tomorrow from 08:00 to bring you all the latest from across the county. 

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

    1. New figures reveal thousands of Lincolnshire health staff have been assaulted by people they were treating. 
    2.  A Lincolnshire man has been arrested in connection with disorder at an EDL rally in Nottingham
    3. A pregnant woman from Cleethorpes has been found after going missing on Sunday.
    4. Woodhall Spa's tourist information centre will stay open after volunteers stand in to plug the gap.
    5. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue share the saga of heroic Sophie and daft Beth. 
  2. Strike action could disrupt Lincolnshire rail services

    BBC Travel

    Rail services through Lincolnshire could face disruption after members of the RMT union voted to strike.

    Virgin East Coast Main line workers agreed to take the action following a row over jobs, working conditions and safety.

    The company says it will provide a full timetable if a strike takes place.

    Train
  3. The weather this evening

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It will be a mainly dry night with some good clear spells, although one or two isolated showers will continue until dawn. 

    Northwesterly winds easing overnight.  

    Temp chart
  4. More details on Grimsby crash

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Traffic remains heavy on the A180 in Grimsby after a white Ford Transit van and a orange Honda CBR motorbike were involved in a collision. 

    It happened just after 14:15 BST and the motorbike rider has been airlifted to hospital. 

  5. Attacks on health workers: Your views

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    We told you earlier about the new figures showing that over the past few years thousands of health workers have found themselves as victims of assault. 

    Some of this is because patients they treat suffer mental health problems.

    Quote Message: If you are treating people who are unaware of, or unable to control their actions, you are going to be abused at some point... front-line staff should be aware that it's a risk of doing their jobs and should be ready to deal with it. from Aiden Alexander Carlsie Coldron Facebook
    Aiden Alexander Carlsie ColdronFacebook

    But the reaction to those who attack staff because they're drunk or on drugs is far less sympathetic:

    Quote Message: This makes me so angry, it must stop! from Francis Pryor Twitter
    Francis PryorTwitter
    Quote Message: It's time the law was used against these people, don't let them just go and do it again." from John Messenger Twitter
    John MessengerTwitter
    Quote Message: There's absolutely no excuse." from Christine Tallentire Moulsher Facebook
    Christine Tallentire MoulsherFacebook
  6. Match Preview EFL Cup: Derby County v Grimsby Town

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Derby defender Craig Forsyth is available to face Grimsby after he missed Saturday's goalless draw against Brighton in the Championship to attend the birth of his first child.

    Forsyth could feature for the first time in nine months after recovering form a knee injury, however Marcus Olsson (concussion) again misses out.

    Grimsby's Josh Gowling is suspended after being sent-off against Morecambe.

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  7. League One Match Preview: Scunthorpe United v Notts County

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Midfielder Sam Mantom is in contention to make his Scunthorpe United debut after his summer move to Glanford Park from League One rivals Walsall.

    Striker Paddy Madden remains sidelined with a calf strain.

    Notts County captain Michael O'Connor is unlikely to lead the Magpies for the first time as he is yet to prove his fitness after an injury-hit pre-season.

    Boss John Sheridan, however, is expected to make a number of changes following the 2-0 defeat by Yeovil.

    Football
  8. Pensioner suffers thefts in Sleaford

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A woman had cash and bank cards stolen from her handbag while she was walking down the alleyway on Jubilee Grove yesterday.

    The theft happened at about 12:30 BST, two men took two purses from the woman handbag. 

    The woman, aged in her 70s, was not able to give a description of the two men who ran off. 

  9. Weather watchers: Golden fields in Caythorpe

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's gone a little cloudy here in Lincoln but there's been some lovely blue bursts in other places across the county. 

    This was sent to us by user milliegeorge&me, who's always great at capturing Caythorpe at its best. 

    Weather
  10. Your headlines this afternoon

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    • New owners of Lincoln's Theatre Royal will not be offering refunds for those who bought tickets for cancelled performances 
    • Virgin East Coast Mainline workers vote to strike
    • £22m east-west link road to open in Lincoln on Monday
    • Thousands of assaults reported by health workers in Lincolnshire 
  11. Weather update with Owain

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

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    Video caption: Here's the weather with Owain
  12. Traffic and travel: Crash on the A180 in Grimsby

    BBC Travel

    The A180 Grimsby Road is closed with queuing traffic in both directions between the Hart Street junction and the Blundell Avenue junction.

    There's been a crash involving a motorcycle and a van and it's causing congestion back to the St Helier's Road and Park Street junctions. 

  13. No refunds for Theatre Royal audiences who lost out

    BBC Look North

    East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    The new owners of Lincoln's Theatre Royal say those who've bought tickets for cancelled performances won't get a refund from them. 

    The venue has been closed until further notice. A new business was set up to run the venue in May after a BBC investigation into the finances of the previous operating company. 

    Theatre royal

    Spokesman Bruce Hayes says they're committed to re-opening the theatre later this year - but can't honour the tickets sold before they took over

    Quote Message: The money they paid has been spent by the previous owners... It is nothing to do with us as the holding company that own the property, it is nothing to do with the new company that's trying to get started. It's very sad for these people and we hope and wish they will support the new Theatre Royal. from Bruce Hayes Lincoln Theatre Royal
    Bruce HayesLincoln Theatre Royal
  14. The beach arrives in Boston

    Harry Parkhill

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire reporter

    This was the scene yesterday when more than 30 tonnes of sand was tipped into the timber frame in Central Park.

    beach
    beach

    The beach is now open to families until 15:00 BST and will be open tomorrow as well. 

  15. Thieves target rural post boxes

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Police have been warning rural residents to be on the lookout after an unusual spate of postbox door thefts. 

    The door of a post box in Mill Lane, New York, was reported stolen on 14 July,  one in Benniworth on 2 August, and a third door stolen from the Thornton end of Fifty Acre Lane, near Horncastle, on 3 August.  

    We're hoping to speak with the police later to find out why thieves are stealing the doors.

  16. Touching apology note to EMAS from child

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    East Midlands Ambulance Service has been sent this letter from a child who made a fake call to 999.

    There's even list of why you shouldn't make the call unless it's an emergency. Reason two is my favourite! 

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    They're very, very sorry.

  17. Your headlines this lunchtime

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The latest from the Lincolnshire newsroom: 

    • Lincoln's East-West link road to open to motorists on Monday 
    • Thousands of assaults reported against health workers  
    • Police look for missing Boston teenager Ryan Young
    • Man fined for parking caravan illegally for four years