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By Alex Rhodes

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  1. Latest: High tides on Lincolnshire coast

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live

    So thankfully the high tides have been and gone but here's a round up of what the situation's been like along the Lincolnshire coast this evening:

    • Cleethorpes high tide 1830 GMT slight overtopping of seafront and near Thorpe Park (Humberstone Fitties) but nothing major.
    • Mablethorpe high tide 1803 GMT waves measuring 10 foot high reported at Trusthorpe but sea defences stood firm.
    • Skegness high tide 1846 GMT nothing major to report as the sea defences did their job.
    • Boston high tide 1840 GMT the River Haven was high but didn't breach the defences and the water level is receding

    So that's all folks! thankfully! 

    There are still 20 flood warnings in place along the Lincolnshire coast and you can keep up with the latest flooding information where you are by visiting the Environment Agency website.

    Right I'm off for a much needed lie- down good night!

  2. Sport: Lincolnshire's 'Wolfie' runs out of puff

    Rob Makepeace

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

    Sadly three- times Lakeside champion Martin 'Wolfie' Adams' bid for a fourth BDO wold title is over.

    He's been beaten by fourth seed Jamie Hughes 5-4.

    Wolfie, who revealed last year that he has been battling prostate cancer, had been hoping to continue a fairytale run at Frimley Green having already beaten Jeff Smith and Ryan Joyce.

    Martin Adams
  3. Large fire in Grimsby

    BBC Radio Humberside

    There's a large building fire in the Corporation Road area of Grimsby tonight. 

    Humberside Fire and Rescue say there is a large amount of smoke in the area. 

    They are urging people living nearby to keep their windows closed and for motorists to drive carefully.  

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  4. Traffic and travel: Crash causes disruption in Lincoln city centre

    BBC Travel

    A crash involving two vehicles in Lincoln is causing major disruption tonight.

    It's at the junction of University Bridge with Carholme Road.

    Lincolnshire Police have told BBC Radio Lincolnshire it'll take at least 40 minutes for them to recover the vehicles.

    Lincoln crash
  5. Latest from the Emergency Planning Centre:

    Sharon Edwards

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Tide is expected to ebb from the Lincolnshire coast in the next half an hour.

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  6. 10 foot waves reported near Mablethorpe

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Speaking to BBC Radio Lincolnshire- Emergency Volunteer Helen Parker said the waves were ten foot high at high tide in Trusthorpe.

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  7. Watch: Surfer takes to the sea despite warnings

    Paul Murphy

    BBC Look North

    Despite repeated warnings to stay away from the coast by the Environment Agency and emergency services this surfer's still decided to take to the sea in Skegness.

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  8. Army deployed in Skegness

    Sharon Edwards

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Soldiers are being deployed in Skegness to persuade people not to turn up to take pictures.

    100 soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment are still in Skegness and Louth providing support to the emergency services. 

    Warning there could be an overtopping of sea defences during high tide.

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  9. Tidal surge hits Lincolnshire

    Charlotte Wright

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    The emergency services are closely monitoring the weather as tonight's predicted storm surge threatens coastal areas on the Lincolnshire coast. 

    Gale force winds, combined with this evening's high tides and dangerous waves, means Lincolnshire is particularly at risk. 

    100 soldiers have been drafted in to advise and help communities. 

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    Quote Message: The tidal surge is actually coming down the Lincolnshire coast as we speak... thankfully the storm surge has separated out now. from Ian Reed Lincolnshire's Head of Emergency Planning
    Ian ReedLincolnshire's Head of Emergency Planning
  10. Man found dead at Morton Hall

    Charlotte Wright

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    A man's been found dead at Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre near Lincoln. 

    The 27 year old from Poland was found earlier this week.  

    The Home Office says the man's body was discovered in the centre on Wednesday. 

    An independent investigation is being carried out by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman. 

    Officials say their thoughts are with the man's family. 

    Morton Hall is run by the Prison Service, on behalf of UK Border Agency. 

    The centre holds men who are subject to deportation who require secure conditions.

  11. High Tide: latest from the Environment Agency

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here's the latest from the Environment Agency ahead of this evening's high tide:

    • 20 flood warnings remain in place along the Lincolnshire coast
    • High tides are due in; Mablethorpe at 1803 GMT, Skegness 1846 GMT & Boston 1840, 
    • You are being advised to stay away from the coast

    For the latest flood information, visit the Environment Agency website.

    Flood warning
  12. Machinery stolen in Brigg

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live

    Two high value scissor lifts, an amount of diesel fuel and a number of power tools have been stolen from a demolition site in Brigg.

    It happened at the former Falcon Cycles premises in Bridge Street between 14:00 GMT Wednesday 11 January and 07:30 GMT Thursday 12 January.

    Humberside Police are appealing for any information from anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity.

  13. Sport: Darts legend Martin 'Wolfie' Adams is in action!

    Rob Makepeace

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

    Oche, oche, oche! Oi, oi oi!!

    Lincolnshire's Martin 'Wolfie' Adams is in action at the BDO World Darts Championship.

    He's taking on fellow Englishman Jamie Hughes in the Quarter Finals.

    C'mon Wolfie!

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