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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 15 November 2016

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learned today

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    That's all we've got for today - but we'll be back at 08.00 tomorrow.

    But before we go, let's have a look back at five things we didn't know this morning:

  2. Watch: Lifeboat takes road trip for Rickshaw Challenge arrival

    Jono Brine

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    It's more at home on the water, but this evening the Skegness lifeboat took to the road.

    This is all for the Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge through Lincolnshire today.

    The team is due in Skegness in time for the One Show on BBC One at 19.00 this evening.

    I'm in the resort to help with the coverage and just managed to grab this video as the vessel was brought through for tonight's celebrations.

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    Video caption: Skegness gets ready to welcome Children in Need riders
  3. Headlines across Lincolnshire this evening

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here are the top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom:

  4. List of candidates published for by-election

    Sharon Edwards

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Nominations have now closed for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election with 10 candidates coming forward to contest the seat.

    A full list of those standing can be found on the North Kesteven District Council website.

    The election was triggered after the resignation of Tory Stephen Phillips (below) over differences with the Government over Brexit.

    Stephen Phillips
  5. Watch: A dry night to come

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A dry night across East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire with a few clear spells and a light breeze. 

    Temperatures down to around 6C in rural parts, but as high as 10C around town. 

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    Video caption: Owain has your afternoon forecast.
  6. Nurse to stand in Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election

    Sharon Edwards

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Another candidate has come forward for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election which came just over a week ago by the resignation of Conservative Stephen Phillips.

    Nominations closed at 16.00 today and Sarah Stock says she is standing as an independent candidate.

    Ms Stock says she's been prompted to stand in protest over the overnight closure of Grantham Hospital's A&E department.

    Sarah Stock

    United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust says the department has closed overnight because it cannot recruit enough A&E staff across the county.

    The unit in Grantham serves a large part of the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency.

    Quote Message: I have decided to stand as an Independent candidate in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by election, supported by Fighting 4 Grantham Hospital group and endorsed by the Green Party." from Sarah Stock Candidate for Sleaford and North Hykeham seat
    Sarah StockCandidate for Sleaford and North Hykeham seat
  7. Energy firm gets permission for fracking exploration

    Testing will go ahead to see if there is shale gas under a site near Gainsborough.

    Permission's been granted today for the site near Misson, which is just over the border in Nottinghamshire.

    Shale gas drilling rig

    The company involved, Island Gas Limited, has only been given permission for exploration, no extraction of gas will be allowed.

    It is exploring for gas in an underground reservoir known as the Gainsborough Trough.

  8. Prison officer protest: Lincoln officers 'staying out'

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    We've just heard from Paul Wray, the chairman of the Lincoln branch of the Prison Officers Association.

    He says he and his members are still outside the prison, despite a High Court ruling telling them to return to work.

    Mr Wray says they will wait until they get an official call from the union telling them to stop their action. 

    Paul Wray
  9. Prison officers told to stop protest by High Court

    Martin Slack

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    Prison officers protesting outside Lincoln Prison have been told to stop their action by the High Court. 

    The Ministry of Justice went to court after around 10,000 officers stopped work over claims of violence in jails.

    Prison officers are banned from taking strike action by law.

    Lincoln Prison
  10. 'Skint' estate plan 'will create positive feeling'

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Work to demolish part of a North Lincolnshire estate will create a positive feeling among residents.

    Scunthorpe’s Westcliff Estate was featured in the Channel 4 documentary 'Skint' in 2013. Since then the council’s agreed to lead a £9m re-development of the area.

    The Desert Rat pub, local library and bookmakers will be knocked down to make way for 41 new homes, new shops and a community centre.

    The deputy leader of North Lincolnshire Council Rob Waltham says it's important for residents to see tangible change.

    Westcliff
    Quote Message: New homes, new shops, new services, that's an important part of how people feel the change is happening." from Rob Waltham Deputy leader, North Lincolnshire Council
    Rob WalthamDeputy leader, North Lincolnshire Council
  11. Your pictures: Hello blue sky

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks for all your weather updates today, feels strange with these mild temperatures. 

    You would think this picture was taken earlier in the year. 

    If you'd like to share any of your photos, you can send them to us here

    Ducks by the pond
  12. The power of Pudsey at school

    Here's a lovely tweet sent in by Kerry Broughton, who has a daughter at Ruskington Chestnut Lane CofE Primary School this morning.  

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  13. Your headlines this lunchtime

    Barbara Stimpson

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here are the top stories from our Lincolnshire newsroom: