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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 10 October 2016

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Elizabeth Edwards and Katie Edwards

A mother and daughter were stabbed to death in their beds by two teenagers in a "cold, calculated and callous" killing, a court hears.

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Goodbye: Five things we learned today

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

The uphill struggle known as Monday is drawing to a close and our Live coverage has come to an end. 

Have no fear however, we'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 BST. Until then I'm going to leave you with five things we've learned today:

  1. A teenager has pleaded guilty to the murder of a Spalding mother and daughter
  2. Campaigners have traveled to London to protest about the overnight closure of Grantham's A&E unit.
  3. Inspectors have begun their assessment of the trust in charge of Lincolnshire's hospitals.
  4. A Lincolnshire MP who was pro-Brexit during the referendum wants a parliamentary vote on the terms of leaving.
  5. You've heard of a jack-in-the-box but one woman found a dog-in-the-box in North Lincolnshire.

Have a good evening.

Coming up on Look North tonight

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Weather Watchers: Rainbow in Nettleham

BBC Weather Watchers

You might have been caught in the brief lunchtime deluge but here's a small silver lining for you.

Weather watcher Daviation captured this rainbow in Nettleham. 

Nettleham
BBC

Watch: 250 years of the Grand Sluice

Harry Parkhill

BBC Radio Lincolnshire reporter

A ceremony's taken place to mark a landmark in engineering in Lincolnshire. 

It's the 250th anniversary of Boston's Grand Sluice, take a look:

Search for missing 23-year-old man

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Police are concerned about Lewis Parnham who went missing in Lincoln on Tuesday, 27 September and has not been seen since. 

It is believed he is either still in the Lincoln area or Spalding.

Lewis Parnham
Lincolnshire police

Grantham A&E closure protest: More photos

Jake Zuckerman

BBC Look North

This was the scene in London where the campaigners have been making their voices heard, here they are outside Downing Street.

Number ten
BBC

And this is where they gathered outside the Department of Health building joined by other protesters from around the country. 

DoH
BBC

Lincolnshire MP wants vote on terms of Brexit

Sharon Edwards

Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

The government's facing growing calls to allow MPs a vote on the terms of any deal to leave the European Union. 

Politicians on all sides including Lincolnshire's Stephen Phillips are arguing that the referendum result does not mean people wanted "hard Brexit", with potentially no access to the single market. 

Stephen Phillips
BBC

Downing Street says there won't be a vote. The Brexit Secretary, David Davies, is due to brief MPs shortly on the next steps for leaving the EU. 

Memorial damaged in Lincoln

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

The Lincoln tank memorial is missing a letter.

It hasn't been found nearby so it may be vandalism. 

Tank coverage
BBC

Rising number of prescriptions for diabetes

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Lincolnshire issued one of the highest number of prescriptions for patients with type two diabetes. 

In England - prescription numbers have risen by more than a third in five years.

Diabetes
Thinkstock

Simon O'Neill - from Diabetes UK says it's a positive sign more people are being diagnosed and treated:

We know many people might need up to three different tablets to manage their condition. So seeing a rise in prescribing is actually an indication that GPs are managing type two diabetes better."

Simon O'NeillDiabetes UK

Traffic and travel: A16 congestion

BBC Travel

There's slow traffic in both directions on the A16 just south of Stickney.

It's because of temporary traffic lights so try and avoid the area if you can.

travel map
BBC

Headlines across Lincolnshire this afternoon

Barbara Stimpson

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Latest headlines from our Lincolnshire newsroom:

Grantham A&E: Your views

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

The overnight closures of Grantham A&E is a contentious topic and Samantha Durham has got in touch with me to give her views.

Both her and her husband suffer from asthma and she says her husband is most likely to have an attack in the early hours of the morning when A&E is shut.

The closure of our A&E combined with totally inadequate paramedic cover is leaving us in an untenable situation - people will die."

Samantha DurhamGrantham resident

Meanwhile this is what things look like in London, where campaigners have taken their protest to the capital.

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Skegness crash: More details

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

We told you earlier about a serious accident in Skegness that's closeda stretch of Lumley Road in both directions.

We've been told that a man in his 70s has been seriously injured in a collision with a bus.

Diversions are in operation and the police are appealing for witnesses. 

Bus driver's hedgehog rescue

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Why did the hedgehog cross the road? We don't know but he clearly didn't get very far!  

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Traffic and travel: Serious crash in Skegness

BBC Travel

The B1451 Lumley Road is closed in both directions between the A52 Roman Bank junction and the South Parade junction.

It's because of a serious accident.

Travel map
BBC

A closer look at the weather with Abbie

BBC Look North

East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Here's Abbie with the full forecast.

Grantham A&E campaigners march in London

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

The protesters concerned about the overnight closures of the A&E department at Grantham Hospital have met up with other campaigners from across the country who're facing similar shutdowns.

They'll be marching past Downing Street and the Department for Health.

Campaigners' march in London
BBC

BreakingTeenage boy pleads guilty to Spalding killings

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

A 15-year-old boy has admitted the murders of a mother and her daughter. 

Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her 13-year-old daughter Katie were found dead at an address in Dawson Avenue, Spalding, Lincolnshire, on 15 April this year. 

The 15-year-old had been due to stand trial for killing Elizabeth and Katie Edwards in April.

A 15-year-old girl, who's pleaded guilty to manslaughter but denies murder, will now be tried alone. 

Murder victims
BBC

Weather watchers: Glorious photo of Lincoln

BBC Weather Watchers

This excellent shot was taken yesterday by user Andy's Place on the outskirts of the city, you can see the Cathedral looming in the background.

Lincoln
BBC

Unusual discovery in box in North Lincolnshire

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

You'll never guess what one Lincolnshire woman found in this box by a road in Snitterby...

Box
Alice Came-Banks

This little chap!

Dog
Alice Came-Banks

Alice Came-Banks made the discovery and says he's friendly and healthy but doesn't have a microchip and isn't neutered.

She wants to get in touch with his owners but says in the meantime he's cuddled up on their sofa, certainly beats the box.

Skates at the ready: Lincoln Ice Rink prepares for return

The Lincolnite

Lincoln residents and visitors can look forward to the return of the popular ice rink in the city centre this year.  

Ice rink
The Lincolnite

Part of man's ear torn off in Grimsby attack

BBC Radio Humberside

Police want witnesses to an assault on Freeman Street last Thursday afternoon where the victim lost part of his ear.

The 40-year-old man was walking along the street at about 12:30pm when he saw a man and woman arguing. 

He intervened only to be attacked and needed medical attention for his injuries.

Coningsby death: Police not looking for anyone else

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Police say they're not looking for anyone else in connection with a death in Coningsby at the weekend. 

The body of a 38-year-old man was discovered at a property on Dogdyke Road. 

The cause of death is still unknown.

Battle over Grantham A&E heads to London

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Campaigners protesting the overnight closures of Grantham Hospital's A&E department are taking their fight to London.

They're joining others from across the country facing similar A&E shutdowns to march outside Downing Street and the Department of Health.

Managers closed the Grantham service in August as part of a three month trial because of a shortage of doctors.

Here they are setting off this morning:

Bus
Trev Green

Traffic and travel: Clear on the county's roads

BBC Travel

Here's the view from our monitors...

Travel map
BBC

Nice and clear, that's what we like to see!

Headlines across Lincolnshire this morning

Corazon Garcia

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Headlines from our Lincolnshire newsroom:

  • Inspectors begin assessment of the trust in charge of the county's hospitals
  • Protesters to march in London over Grantham A&E overnight closures
  • A horse that went missing from Saxilby has been found dead 

Is this your Staffy?

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Inspectors to assess hospital trust

Rod Whiting

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

A team of officials from a health watchdog will start their assessment of the trust running hospitals in Lincolnshire today. 

The Care Quality Commission will look at the standard of care at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT), and will be talking to board members, patients and staff.

An inspection report in March last year said Lincoln County and Boston Pilgrim hospitals needed improving while Grantham was rated as good.

Hospitals
BBC

Deputy Chief Nurse Penny Snowden says they're making real changes: 

We've reduced our mortality rate... we've invested in our buildings. We have a new ward for patients with dementia about to open, we're investing in our neonatel unit, we're implementing electronic patient observations across the trust."

Penny SnowdenDeputy Chief Nurse, ULHT

Missing horse found dead

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

The search for a horse that went missing from a paddock in Lincolnshire had a difficult ending this weekend. 

Finn disappeared from Saxilby at the start of the month. His owners, fearing he'd been stolen, started a Facebook page urging anyone who'd seen him to get in touch.

Finn
BBC

The posts were shared thousands of times all over the country but unfortunately Finn was found dead yesterday. 

It looked like someone may have tried to lead him across a ditch and Finn's fallen in and drowned."

Lucy ChristianOwner

Investigations continue into weekend death

Harry Parkhill

BBC Radio Lincolnshire reporter

Police are investigating the death of a man in Coningsby at the weekend. 

Officers were called to the scene on Dogdyke Road yesterday. It's not yet known how the man died.

Scene
BBC

Further details are expected to be released later today.

The weather across Lincolnshire this morning

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Often large amounts of cloud, but also some sunny intervals, along with occasional showers.

Showers will sometimes be heavy, with perhaps hail and thunder, especially across eastern areas. 

Generally breezy and feeling chilly, but particularly along the Lincolnshire coast.  

Travel chart
BBC

Headlines across Lincolnshire this morning

Corazon Garcia

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Headlines from our Lincolnshire newsroom:

  • The trust that runs Lincolnshire's hospitals will be assessed over the next few days by inspectors
  • Campaigners against the overnight closure of Grantham Hospital's A&E are today taking their fight to London
  • Police are investigating the death of a man in Coningsby at the weekend

Traffic and travel: Congestion in Lincoln

BBC Travel

There's heavy traffic on the A15 Canwick Road as it heads north in Lincoln at the A57 Norman Street junction.

There's roadworks in the area and that's slowing things down.

Travel map
BBC

Good morning, welcome to Lincolnshire Live

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

Hello from Lincoln, Alex here ready to bring you all the latest around Lincolnshire. 

Monday has come around all too quickly once again but we'll power through it together.

As always if you'd like to get in touch with me then to talk about anything you see here today then you can send an email, reach me via Facebook or Twitter.