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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday
  2. Live updates on Thursday 8 September 2016

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learned today

    Paul Russell

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    That's it for today! We'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 BST but for now I'll leave you with five things we've learned today: 

    1. Serco has apologised after the head of Barkston and Syston Primary school said finance mistakes are still being made
    2. Just under 79% of patients were seen within four hours at A & E Departments in Lincolnshire in July 
    3. Retained firefighters in Lincolnshire could be asked to grit the county's roads 
    4. The president of the NFU has been in the county to hear farmers' views on Brexit
    5. A Lincolnshire man who is part of the UK Monowheel Team will feature in this year's Guinness Book of World Records
  2. The weather for this evening

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Make the most of this evening - the weather isn't looking too bad....

    BBC
    Image caption: Weather
  3. Grimsby Air Cadets grow in numbers

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    Good news for Grimsby's Air Cadets.

  4. Lincolnshire in the spotlight for zero hour contracts

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    The East Midlands, which includes Lincolnshire, has the highest proportion of workers on zero hours contracts, according to the latest figures. 

    The number of people without a guaranteed number of minimum hours has risen across the country. 

    But the East Midlands tops the table - 3.6 per cent of workers are on zero hours.

    AP
    Image caption: Workers
  5. The BBC Radio Linconlshire GBBO challenge!

    Paul Russell

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The BBC Radio Lincolnshire Great British Bake Off challenge produced some interesting results. 

    The loaf made by Nicola Gilroy turned out rather handy!

    BBC
    Image caption: Nicola's Loaf
  6. Brexit fears over migrant farm jobs

    Nicola Gilroy

    Presenter

    The President of the National Farmers Union has warned that thousands of jobs could be at risk if the right deal isn't struck to allow migrants to work on farms once Britain leaves the EU. 

    Meurig Raymond was speaking at an event in Lincolnshire organised so that farmers could raise their concerns about Brexit.

    The NFU says it will meet with ministers in the coming months to ensure UK farmers will be supported. 

    BBC
    Image caption: Meurig Raymond
  7. Changes for iconic Lincoln landmark

    Paul Russell

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A former Lincoln Theological College has been sold.

  8. Lincoln's new engineering hub

    Natasha Turney

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The latest expansion of the University of Lincoln's engineering hub is being opened this afternoon. 

    The CEO of Siemens in the UK, Jurgen Maier, will cut the ribbon for the first phase of the new Isaac Newton Building. 

    It's expected to be completed next year.

    University of Lincoln
    Image caption: Engineering hub
  9. Man killed wife at New Waltham

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Local Live, East Yorkshire and Humber

    A man and a woman whose bodies were found at a house in New Waltham near Grimsby on Tuesday have been named. 

    Karen Arnold who was 46 was murdered by her husband, 55-year-old Stephen Edward Arnold who then took his own life. 

    The bodies of the couple were found at a property on Bude Close in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

    BBC
    Image caption: Police
  10. Views of Lincolnshire farmers after Brexit vote

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    The president of the NFU is in Lincolnshire this afternoon to hear farmers views on Brexit. 

    Our farming Producer Alan Stennett is there. 

    More on the farming show at 7am this Sunday.

  11. Keep on walking!

    Melvyn Prior

    Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Don't forget if you're out walking in Lincolnshire to send your mileage to us at BBC Radio Lincolnshire.

    The email address is walk@bbc.co.uk or by clicking here.

    Every mile goes towards our 'Walk A Million' total!

    BBC
  12. The headlines this afternoon

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom this afternoon: 

    • Three men have been arrested by armed officers in Grantham 
    • Just under 79% of patients were seen within four hours at A & E Departments in Lincolnshire in July
    •  A woman who was rescued from underneath a lorry in Lincoln yesterday is in a very serious condition   
  13. Spotlight on A&E waiting times

    David Sykes

    Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Just under 79% of patients were seen within four hours at A & E Departments in Lincolnshire in July.

    That's down from over 80% in June. 

    The government's target is 95%. 

    BBC
    Image caption: Hospitals
  14. Ready, steady, BAKE!

    Paul Russell

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The Great British Bake Off is taking over the BBC Radio Lincolnshire office. We're thinking of building a rockery in the car park!

  15. Step back in time in Lincolnshire

    Melvyn Prior

    Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Nearly a hundred historical sights are opening their doors for free over the next four days. 

    It's part of the annual Heritage Open Days. 

    More details can be found here.

    BBC
    Image caption: Belton House
  16. The weather for Lincolnshire this afternoon....

    Clare Nasir

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A bright afternoon with sunny spells.

    BBC
    Image caption: Weather
  17. The future of farming in Lincolnshire

    Corazon Garcia

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Farmers in Lincolnshire are being asked for their views on the future of the industry, following the EU referendum result. 

    The president of the NFU will visit Spalding today, to speak to farmers about things like trade, access to labour and regulation. 

    Another meeting will take place in Lincoln next week.

    BBC
    Image caption: Farming
  18. County man in world records book

    Scott Dalton

    Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A Lincolnshire man will feature in this year's Guinness Book of World Records. 

    Kevin Scott from Branston is part of the UK Monowheel Team. 

    They broke the previous record of 57mph last year. 

    BBC
    Image caption: Kevin Scott (Left)