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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 12 September 2016

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Five things we learned today

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Local Live has finished for today. 

We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area. 

Until then here's five things we've learnt today:

  1. A breast surgeon at Boston Pilgrim Hospital has been suspended for three months
  2. A motorcyclist has been treated by air ambulance crew after a collision in Lincolnshire
  3. The family of the woman who was trapped under a lorry in Lincoln last week have thanked the emergency services and public
  4. A Lincolnshire mum has been given a special award after saving her baby's life
  5. A prestigious collection of artwork is going on display in Lincoln

Demolition day in Lincoln

Harry Parkhill

BBC Radio Lincolnshire reporter

Here's what I caught on camera on my stroll through Lincoln this lunchtime....

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Here's the weather forecast this afternoon

BBC Weather

Today: Remaining warm although turning cloudy this evening with highs of 22C.

Tomorrow: It will remain dry, with long clear periods and light winds, and staying warm and humid. Patchy mist and fog may form in places later tonight, especially in rural locations.  

Lows of 18C.

weather map
BBC

Breast surgeon suspended after 'examining' student in bedroom

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A breast surgeon at Boston Pilgrim Hospital has been suspended for three months after examining a medical student alone in her bedroom.

The Medical Practitioners' Tribunal decided Dr Alaa Abdel-Rhaman had behaved in a way that had seriously breached standards of conduct.

The tribunal concluded his behaviour did not pose a risk to patient safety and and he remained a competent surgeon.

However the tribunal said his behaviour could not be tolerated. The hospital has not so far been available for comment.  

Mum gets 'hero award' after saving her choking baby

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire mum has been given a special award after saving her baby's life. 

Victoria Dawson from Sleaford was feeding her son we he started choking. 

She gave him CPR and has now been awarded 'Hero Parent of the Year' by St John Ambulance. 

Victoria says she's not a hero -  she just did what she learned on her nursing training.

Victoria Dawson with her son Eddie
BBC

Accused murder couple will face trial in March

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A Lincolnshire couple charged with the murder of Wainfleet man Wayne Baxter will go on trial next March.

Sean Booth, 25, and Sarah Booth, 37, both of Croft Bank, Croft, are accused of murdering Mr Baxter who is alleged to have suffered multiple stab wounds in March this year.

Both were due to stand trial at Lincoln Crown Court today but the case did not go ahead.

There was no application for bail and Judge Michael Heath adjourned the case for trial next March.

Woman burglar targets man, 82, in house

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A partially-sighted pensioner was burgled after opening the door to a woman who then asked to borrow money.

The 82-year-old man allowed the woman inside his home on Normanby Road In Scunthorpe, but refused to give her money.

She then stole money and pushed her way back out of the house. The incident took place at 11.30 BST on Sunday.

Normanby Avenue, Scunthorpe
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The suspect is described as white, aged in her 30’s with blond hair. She was wearing a white top and black trousers.

World famous portrait exhibition comes to Lincoln

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

A prestigious collection of artwork is going on display in Lincoln. 

The Usher is hosting an exhibition of work recently seen at the National Portrait Gallery in London. 

The paintings from the BP Portrait Awards are by artists from around the world.  

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Tom Champion

National League leaders Lincoln City sign midfielder Tom Champion on a 93-day loan from League Two side Barnet.

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Woman dead in house at Market Deeping

Police are investigating an unexplained death in Market Deeping. 

Emergency services were called to an address in Holland Close just before 10:00 on Saturday morning where a 24-year-old woman was found. 

Holland Close
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A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on police bail.  

Traffic and travel: A158 serious collision update

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A motorcyclist has been treated by air ambulance crew after a collision in Lincolnshire. 

Emergency services were called to a crash between a motorbike and a car on the A158 near Hagworthingham near Spilsby. 

The A158 is closed and a diversion is in place.

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Traning for the Three Peaks for Pudsey

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Here's newsreader Corazon Garcia in training for the three peaks challenge for Children in Need at the beginning of October.

She'll be climbing Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike over three days with presenter Rod Whiting.

Two men attacked in Cleethorpes

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Two men have been treated for injuries after they were attacked and robbed by a group of men in Cleethorpes.

The men, aged between 26 and 23, where walking along Dolphin Street in the early hours of the morning when they were set upon.

Dolphin Street
Google

They suffered facial and bodily injuries and had their phones, keys, wallet and bank cards stolen.  

Police are appealing for witnesses

Football: Lincoln City announce new signing

Rob Makepeace

BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

Here's the latest from today's press conference...

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BreakingRoad closed after serious collision

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A motorcyclist is being treated by air ambulance crew after he collided with a car. 

Emergency services are at the incident on the A158 near Hagworthingham. 

The A158 has been closed and a diversion is in place.

Man arrested after cyclist knocked off bike in hit-and-run

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A man was taken to hospital after being knocked off his bicycle in Stamford on Saturday night.

The incident happened on Little Casterton Road just before 20:30. 

Officers arrested a 48-year-old Stamford man later that evening on suspicion of failing to stop and driving whist unfit through drugs. 

Little Casterton
Google

He's been released on police bail.     

Here are the headlines across Lincolnshire

Paul Russell

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Top stories from our newsroom:

  • The family of the woman who was trapped under a lorry in Lincoln last week have thanked the emergency services and public
  • Lincolnshire County council says changes to streetlights is unavoidable as it needs to save money
  • The Red Arrows have completed their summer display season 

Sleaford store becomes tenth to have licence revoked

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A Sleaford store has become the tenth in the county to have its licence revoked for selling fake cigarettes.

More than 2,000 contraband cigarettes were seized at Baltic Food, on White Hart Mews in Sleaford in July this year.

Seized cigarettes
Lincolnshire police

The seized items were recovered hidden within the stock room at the rear of the store and inside the owner’s car parked outside.  

Sergeant Kim Enderby from the Alcohol Licensing Team said: "This is the tenth licence to be revoked in the county this year, sending a clear message that criminal behaviour of any type will not be tolerated."  

A Morris Minor makes a special trip from John O' Groats to Lands End....

Melvyn Prior

Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

On its travels....

A 1963 Morris Minor Saloon Car travelling from John O'Groates to Lands End has paid a visit to South Hykeham in Lincoln.

It has embarked on the journey to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Morris Minor Owners Club.

It will visit all of the constituent branches of the club to thank them for all of their hard work and support over the years.

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Beautiful sunrise over Sleaford

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Thanks Sue for sending this lovely picture of Sleaford this morning.

Look at this beautiful Lincolnshire sky....

To see your photos on Lincolnshire Live send them here

Sunrise
BBC

Traffic and travel: Slow traffic at Ulceby Cross due to incident

BBC Travel

Ulceby Cross on the A16 in Lincolnshire is partially blocked due to an accident.

There's queuing traffic in both directions between the A1104 junction and Church Lane.

traffic map
BBC

Family of woman trapped under lorry thanks public for support

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

The family of a woman injured after she was trapped under a lorry on Broadgate in Lincoln have thanked the public for their good wishes.

Kate Nicol, 57, suffered extensive injuries in the incident and is being treated at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. Her condition is described as stable but critical.

Scene of incident on Broadgate in Lincoln
BBC

A family spokesman said: “Our only thought right now is supporting Kate in her recovery. We are very grateful for the good wishes we have received but request that our privacy is respected at this very difficult time."

The married mother of three who recently retired from a long career in the NHS, lives in north Lincolnshire.   

Join us for a Morris Minor Fest today

Melvyn Prior

Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

We're live at Pennells Garden Centre in South Hykeham this morning for the Morris Minor Owners Club 40th Anniversary Charity Marathon 2016.

There should be around 15 Minors there. Here until noon.

Morris Minor
BBC

Man found with cocaine sentenced to nine years in jail

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A man arrested in Boston has been jailed for nine years in jail for drug and firearms offences.  

Aaron Jones from, Balnacraig Avenue, Brent, London was spotted driving recklessly in January. 

Police pulled over the 33-year-old and found 10 wraps of cocaine and a gun in his vehicle.

Aaron Jones
Lincolnshire police

He was convicted at Lincoln Crown Court after changing his plea to guilty.

Highways boss defends street light changes

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

The man in charge of Lincolnshire's roads and highways has been defending changes to street lights.

There are claims turning them off in large parts of the county after midnight has led to a spate of crime. 

The county council says the measure will help save £1.7m. 

Street lights and councillor Richard Davies
BBC

Councillor Richard Davies told BBC Radio Lincolnshire, street lights are not there to light farms or houses - they are there to light highways.

He said: "We are having to make hundreds of millions of pounds of savings and some really difficult decisions that no-one really wants to make.

"We don’t want to withdraw key front line services, but simply have no choice."

Golden hockey girl returns home

Rob Makepeace

BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

There were lots of smiling faces at Lindum Hockey Club in Lincoln this week as there Olympic gold medal hero returned home to coach the next generation of hockey stars from the county. 

Georgie Twigg spent Saturday with the club where she first played on her rise to the pinnacle of the sport.  

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Georgie says she's made no decision on her international future.

Just another manic Monday

BBC Travel

Watch out for congestion on the roads around Lincoln this morning.

There's congestion between Pelham Street underpass and St Catherine's Road; also at Newark Road Thorpe on the Hill and the A46 Eastbound between the A15 and A158 in Lincoln.

There's also slow moving traffic around Saxilby Road in Lincoln.

Traffic map
BBC

Britain's oldest tiger 'Tango' has died

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Some sad news over the weekend - Tango - Britain's oldest tiger has died. 

The 22-year-old big cat was being cared for at the Woodside Wildlife Park near Wragby.  

Tango
BBC

Most tigers only live to the age of around 15 so 22 was a terrific age for Tango. 

Before his arrival in Lincolnshire in 2014 his life was very different - he was just hours away from being put down after being rescued from a Circus. 

Deciding to provide a home for Tango and his partner Julia was no small feat for the park - it cost £250,000 for the work needed including a purpose built enclosure.

Sun sets on Red Arrows display season

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

That's it for another year!

It's the end of the 2016 display season for our Reds...there's been some stunning images over the last few months.

Look forward to seeing them next year!

Red Arrows fly over Great North Run and a Red Arrow as the sun sets
BBC

Will the lights go out in your area?

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Find out when Lincolnshire County Council is  going to switch off the lights in your area

By March next year, one in four street lights will be LED....

The lights may be brighter - and more energy efficient - but at the same time the council is also looking at turning off more lights after midnight.

Up to 3,000 will be switched off completely.

Street light map
Lincolnshire County Council

Here's the latest headlines for Lincolnshire

Corazon Garcia

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

The top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom:

  • There's claims that changes to streetlights in Lincoln have led to a spate of crime    
  • A Lincolnshire head teacher says a reduction in the school bus service has caused chaos
  • Lincolnshire's Olympic gold medallist Georgie Twigg says she hopes her success will encourage others

Here's the weather forecast for Lincolnshire

BBC Weather

Bright sunshine first thing and sunny spells through the morning with highs of 23C.

weather map
BBC

Join us for today’s Live coverage

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Good morning and welcome to Local Live for Lincolnshire on Monday, 12 September. I'm Carla and I’ll be bringing you the latest news, sport and travel from across the area throughout the day. Please get in touch and let us know what's happening where you are, by email,Facebook or Twitter