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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 9 November

Live Reporting

By Martin Slack

All times stated are UK

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Our live coverage across the day

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 learned today:

Watch: Wednesday's headlines from Look North

Here's Peter with tonight's headlines on BBC Look North.

Full stories at 18:40 on BBC One.

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WATCH: Clear spells and scattered showers

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Do you recognise these men?

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Police appeal after alcohol theft in Market Rasen.

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Judge ponders decision on naming Spalding killers

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

A judge will rule on whether the identities of two teenagers convicted of a double murder in Lincolnshire can be revealed. 

Elizabeth Edwards and her daughter Katie were killed by a boy and girl in Spalding in April. 

The two teenagers are thought to be the youngest couple to ever be convicted of double murder, but because they are both 15, they cannot be named by law. 

The judge will consider the arguments for and against the public naming and give a ruling later.

That means a ban on naming the teenagers will stay in place when they're sentenced tomorrow.

Your chance to 'adopt a phone box'

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

BT could remove nearly 100 phone boxes from across East Lindsey. 

The district council is holding a consultation for you to have your say on the plans. 

Phone Box
BBC

You're also being given the opportunity to adopt a phone box for a £1 charge to save them as a village asset.

The consultation is open until 12 December and a full list of the phone boxes affected can be found here

Here are the latest headlines for Lincolnshire

Barbara Stimpson

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Top stories from our newsroom

  • A judge is deciding whether two teenagers convicted of a double murder in Lincolnshire can be named
  • A 60-year-old cyclist who died in a collision with a double decker bus has been named locally as Dr Charles Lennon - a recently retired GP from Spalding
  • Labour Party members will choose their candidate for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election tonight

Lincolnshire's weather forecast this evening and overnight

BBC Weather

Cloudy through the afternoon and into the evening.

Remaining dry overnight with lows of 2C.

weather map
BBC

BreakingCyclist killed in accident was Spalding GP

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

A cyclist killed in a crash with a double-decker bus is believed to have been Spalding GP Dr Charles Lennon. 

It's thought Dr Lennon, 60, who retired from Munro Medical Centre just nine days ago, was cycling near the A15 in Thurlby near Bourne when the incident happened. 

In an interview with the Spalding Guardian at the time of his retirement, he said "It's just been a process of realising that you can't go on forever and when David Bowie died in January, it made me think that you don't live forever." 

The driver of the bus, a 43-year-old local man, was shocked but not injured.

Flu vaccination trial rolled out

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Children across the country are having flu vaccines after the success of a pilot with schools in our region. 

Three years ago, East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire schools took part in a scheme which is now being rolled out nationwide. 

Years one and three will be offered the vaccine.

Child getting flu vaccine
BBC

Court debate over naming teenage Spalding killers

Alex Rhodes

BBC Lincolnshire Live

A judge is hearing legal arguments on whether two teenagers convicted of the murder of mother and daughter Elizabeth and Katie Edwards in Spalding should be named.

The defence team representing the two teenagers has argued that an application to name them "will not help their rehabilitation". 

They say publicity would only act as a punishment, and that is the purpose of them being detained. 

Elizabeth and Katie Edwards
BBC

Later, a legal team representing a number of national newspapers will argue there is a public interest in naming the pair as they will be back in court tomorrow for sentencing.    

Severe accident: A52 Lincolnshire both ways

BBC Travel

A52 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, near A607 Springfield Road.

A52 Lincolnshire - A52 London Road in Grantham blocked and queuing traffic in both directions near the A607 Springfield Road junction, because of an accident.

Check local traffic and travel reports for:

Complaints about mis-selling of solar panels

Sarah Corker

BBC Look North

Trading Standards officers in North East Lincolnshire say they've seen a five-fold increase in complaints from people who claim they've been left thousands of pounds out of pocket after being mis-sold solar panels.

Some pensioners have been pressured to sign up to over-priced installations.

Solar panels
BBC

You can see my full report on BBC Look North tonight.

Family appeal over 10-year missing woman case
The family of a woman missing for 10 years appeals to the "tight-knit" community where she vanished.

Fraud against the NHS 'will not be tolerated'

That is the message from Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust fraud busters.

The Trust has issued the warning as part of November’s Fraud Awareness Month.

Cases investigated in the past 12 months include one person found to be working elsewhere while off sick.

Nicki Foley
NHS

Most people who work in and use the NHS are honest, but unfortunately there is a minority that tries to defraud it of its resources."

Nicki FoleyCounter fraud specialist, Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Watch: Wildlife jumps to it for camera

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Just because....this made me smile!

Artist sets up garden cameras to capture wildlife.

So, here's a stoat on a trampoline to cheer you up

Man inspecting rail track

Ten men have been arrested in a crackdown on a gang suspected of stealing rail track worth more than £2m.

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Lincolnshire reaction to Trump

Tim Iredale

Political editor, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Charity rough sleeper 'struggling for warmth'

Melvyn Prior

Presenter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

A Lincoln man says he's struggling to keep warm and dry as he continues his challenge to sleep rough for a week. 

Corrin Twelves has set himself the challenge to raise money and awareness of homelessness in the city.   

Corrin Twelves
BBC

I'm feeling really tired, I've slept nine hours over three nights since Sunday morning. It's really starting to take a toll. I'm starting to get the shakes, mild headaches and am cold and wet as usual."

Corrin Twelves

Poppies to remember animals who died in action

Katie O'Halloran

Broadcast Journalist

It's not quite as big as Lincoln Castle's - but Sleaford has a poppy wave! 

There's a mixture of red and white flowers outside Quarrington Vets to commemorate the animals who were killed in active service. 

Poppies made of recycled bottles
BBC

The poppies are made of recycled plastic bottles and will be auctioned off for charity.

You've still got time to bid for a poppy if you want to - it closes on the 13 November.

Police appeal after theft of goods

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Humber Bridge has re-opened

We're told the Humber Bridge has now re-opened following a short closure as police dealt with a problem.

Here are the headlines for Lincolnshire this lunchtime

Barbara Stimpson

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Top stories from the newsroom:

  • A 60-year-old cyclist has died following a collision with a double-decker bus in Lincolnshire
  • Scunthorpe steelworkers are among 10,000 who have joined a march in Brussels. 
  • The Humber Bridge has been closed to all north-bound traffic this lunchtime

BreakingTraffic and travel: Humber Bridge closed

BBC Travel

A15 Humber Bridge Northbound closed due to police incident between A1077 Ferriby Road and A164 / A1105 Boothferry Road.

Nominations for Lincolnshire seat of Sleaford and North Hykeham have opened

Sharon Edwards

Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Nominations have opened for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election. 

The by-election will be held on 8 December after the Conservative MP Stephen Phillips quit last Friday. 

Former MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Stephen Phillips
BBC

Labour party members will choose their candidate after a hustings tonight. 

The Conservative selection will take place tomorrow and UKIP's on Friday. 

Karen Black, 36, from Worksop

The family of a woman missing for 10 years appeals to the "tight knit" community where she vanished.

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Grimsby trawler features on TV programme

Lara King

North East Lincolnshire reporter

The Ross Tiger is an iconic Grimsby trawler...

Ross Tiger
Getty Images

...and it is going to be featured on the BBC's Flog It programme on 21 November.

This historic trawler is now moored alongside Grimsby's National Fishing Heritage Centre.

Football: U19 clash cancelled

Rob Makepeace

BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

WATCH: Wintry weather is set to clear

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Men with placards protesting

About 100 UK steelworkers join a march in Brussels calling for action to protect the industry and safeguard thousands of jobs.

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Fantasy Island at Ingoldmells set for £3.5m investment

Martin Slack

BBC Lincolnshire Live

The owners of Fantasy Island at Ingoldmells have confirmed a high level of investment in the visitor attraction. 

They say that £3.5m will be spent on the park in the next year. 

The attraction was taken over in the Spring by the Mellors Group following a long period of administration.

Fantasy Island
BBC

Manager of the Month nomination

BBC Humberside Sport

Scunthorpe United boss Graham Alexander has been nominated for October's League One Manager of the Month award.

Is he yours? Get in touch.

Graham Alexander
PA

Watch: Here's the weather forecast

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

The weather headline for Lincolnshire this morning is NO SNOW just rain and sleet expected in the county.

Temperatures struggling, reaching between 2-4C highs.

Here are the latest headlines across Lincolnshire

Barbara Stimpson

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

Top stories from the newsroom:

  • A 60-year-old cyclist has died after an accident with a double decker bus in Lincolnshire.
  • Scunthorpe steelworkers are joining a big march in Brussels to call for more job protection
  • Lincoln City are waiting to find out if their FA Cup tie against League One Oldham Athletic will be televised

Fans warned ahead of tonight's Checkatrade Trophy match

BBC Radio Humberside

There will be a zero-tolerance approach to anyone causing trouble at tonight's Checkatrade Trophy game between Grimsby Town and Sheffield United.

That's the message from police after 29 men were charged with violent disorder after a match between the two sides in July.

Supt Dave Hall says there will be a "strong policing operation in place". 

Some of those charged with offences from the previous match between the two sides are due before Grimsby Magistrates court on 14 December.

Sheffield United and Grimsby Town fans clash back in July
BBC

Police want to trace man after pub incident

Image of suspect
Humberside Police

Officers investigating an assault at a Grimsby pub want to speak to this man captured on CCTV.

Two men suffered minor facial injuries in Chambers, Old Market Place, between 00:55 and 01:05 GMT on Wednesday 2 November.

BreakingCyclist dies after accident with double-decker bus

Corazon Garcia

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

A 60-year-old cyclist has died following a collision with a double-decker bus on a Lincolnshire road.

The accident happened on the A15 at Thurlby near Bourne yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the bus, a 43-year-old local man, suffered shock.   

Look: Early morning at Sleaford Train Station

BBC Weather Watchers

Thank you Fiona for this atmospheric shot at Sleaford Train Station.

Keep your pictures coming BBC Weather Watchers

Sleaford Train Station
BBC

Men charged over violent football disorder in Grimsby

BBC Radio Humberside

Police say that 29 men have been charged with violent disorder following clashes between football fans in Grimsby and Cleethorpes in July.

Officers said the charges follow clashes between Grimsby Town and Sheffield United supporters in July.  

Humberside police said violent disorder would not be tolerated.  

US election 2016 result: Your Views

Carla George

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton to take White House.

Share your thoughts with us here

Donald Trump
BBC

Think it speaks volumes for a society that a man like that could get nominated, never mind elected.

Phil MaddoxFacebook

I have hundreds of American friends on social media. All are absolutely delighted with the result.

Pete LevsFacebook

If you mess with people's lives and de-stabilise other countries by assuming the right to enforce your will on them, eventually the silent majority will speak out."

Philip CM HeinzlFacebook