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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 4 October 2016

Live Reporting

By Alex Rhodes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we've learned today

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    That's Tuesday finished everybody, get yourself home and have a nice sit down on the sofa. Lincolnshire Live will return tomorrow from 08:00 with all the latest news, travel, sport and weather from across the county.

    For now I'm going to leave you with five things we've learned today:

    1. The county council has backed plans to axe heritage attraction funding
    2. cyclist has been seriously hurt on the B1211 after an accident involving a car
    3. The exclusion rates in North Lincolnshire schools have seen a massive 110% increase in three years
    4. BBC Radio Lincolnshire is pretty good at getting Serco to pay up.
    5. The highest mountain in the British Isles is no match for Children in Need

    Have a good evening

  2. Pudsey Peaks: One down, two to go

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    A rather tired Corazon and Rod are back down from Ben Nevis after battling high winds and unforgiving terrain but don't just take it from me...

    View more on twitter

    Tomorrow they take on Scafell Pike and then it's on to Snowdon on Thursday. 

    It is, of course, all for Children in Need, if you want to support them then click here.

  3. Walk a million: On the beat in Horncastle

    Walk a Million

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire Campaign

    Melvyn has been out and about adding to our total and he's had an escort.

    View more on twitter

    We want you to send the amount of miles you've walked to us (no matter how many or how few!), just click here and tell us your total for the day.

  4. Weather watchers: Green in Louth

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Some lovely, lush greenery captured in Louth by weather watcher Lady Irene:

    Louth

    Meanwhile at Ben Nevis where our intrepid climbers are making their way down from the summit on the first leg of our Three Peaks for Pudsey challenge there's a bit more cloud.

    If you'd like to lend your support then click here to find out more.

    Ben Nevis
  5. Bonfire causes wood fire near Spalding

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A large quantity of wood has been damaged in a fire near Spalding. 

    Crews were called to Weston at lunchtime. The fire spread to a storage shed at Wiseman's Gate. No one was hurt. 

    Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue say it was caused by a spark from a nearby bonfire. 

  6. North Lincolnshire sees 110% rise in school exclusions in three years

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    North Lincolnshire has seen one of the biggest rises in school exclusions in the country.

    Figures from the Department for Education show the biggest rises were recorded in Middlesbrough, Barnsley and North Lincolnshire

    Now North Lincolnshire has the fourth largest exclusion rate nationwide.

    Graph
  7. Manager of axed Wetherspoon's pub calls for council to act

    Grimsby Telegraph

    A pub manager has called on the council to invest more in Grimsby town centre after it was revealed Wetherspoon's will close its Riverhead venue next month.

    Spoons in Grimsby
  8. Heritage sites' funding cuts: More of your views

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    As we told you earlier the county council has supported plans to withdraw their funding from Lincolnshire's heritage sites.

    Lincolnshire life

    Despite assurances that the sites "aren't being cut adrift", some of you aren't happy:  

    Quote Message: Our rather large rates bills will not be reduced will they? The council only needs to make savings because their mates in Westminster tell them to." from Anthony Goor Facebook
    Anthony GoorFacebook
    Quote Message: Wrong on all levels... there is a knock-on effect of charging entry fees, people won't have as much to spend on cafes etc." from Mark Thompson Facebook
    Mark ThompsonFacebook
    Quote Message: Perhaps an element of sponsorship from local businesses could be sought, but to rely solely on this would be very hard." from Jane Rimmer Facebook
    Jane RimmerFacebook
  9. Cyclist seriously hurt in accident

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision in Lincolnshire. 

    The police say the woman cyclist in her 30s was involved in an accident with a car. 

    It happened this morning north of Caistor on on the B1211 near Brocklesby. 

     An appeal's being made for witnesses. 

  10. Traffic and travel: Congestion on the A1133

    BBC Travel

    Travel map

    Try and avoid the area if you can.

  11. Weather across Lincolnshire

    Kay Crewdson

    BBC weather presenter

    A dry day with sunny spells. 

    Becoming generally rather warm, as temperatures rise a little above the seasonal average, although the breezy Lincolnshire coast will remain cooler.  

    Temp chart
  12. Campaigners call you to choose chippies carefully

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    You're being asked to be more selective when it comes to getting the British classic, fish and chips.

    A campaign is pushing for customers to visit chippies that sign up to the Marine Stewardship Council's code of practice which aims to secure sustainable fish stocks. 

    Only three fish and chip shops are MSC certified in Lincolnshire.

    Fish and chips
  13. Your headlines across Lincolnshire this lunchtime

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    • Council support plans to cut funding from heritage sites but deny they're being cut adrift
    • They're calls for a new medical school in Lincolnshire
    • Spilsby woman finally gets paid by Serco, 10 months after payment was due
  14. Visitor attractions facing funds axe

    Carla George

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    County Councillors have supported plans to look at making Lincolnshire's heritage services more self sufficient to save money.

    If approved the authority would withdraw funding to seven visitor attractions - but allow them to keep the revenue they make.

    However the council denied the attractions like Lincoln Castle, Gainsborough Old Hall and other County museums would be cut adrift.

    Old Hall

    Nick Worth, who leads on heritage said the sites should be looking to focus on events, weddings and retail offerings as extra income sources in the future.  

  15. Advice about electrics after Potterhanworth dishwasher fire

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Residents across Lincolnshire are being advised to make sure your electrical appliances are switched off when you're out of the house or have gone to bed.

    It's after firefighters were called to a fire in Potterhanworth caused by an electrical fault in a dishwasher. 

    This is what it looks like now:

    dishwasher
    Quote Message: Luckily, with the fire occurring during the day, it was discovered and tackled quickly. If the fire happened at night, it could have been a different story. from Steve Screaton Deputy community safety manager, Lincolnshire County Council
    Steve ScreatonDeputy community safety manager, Lincolnshire County Council