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Richard Madden

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A17 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A17 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between B1395 Sidebar Lane and A1121.

    A17 Lincolnshire - A17 Station Road in East Heckington closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the B1395 Sidebar Lane junction and the A1121 junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  2. 'The thought of food petrified me'

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    Video caption: A Lincolnshire woman was living on a diet eating only sausages and ice cream for 20 years.
  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M180 Lincolnshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M180 Lincolnshire eastbound severe disruption, from J4 for A15 to J5 for Barnetby Interchange.

    M180 Lincolnshire - One lane closed on M180 eastbound from J4, A15 (Scawby) to J5, Barnetby (Barnetby Top), because of a vehicle fire. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Lincolnshire's weather

    BBC Weather

    It will be largely cloudy through the course of tonight with the chance of some mist and fog in places and even the odd spot of drizzle.

    Weather
  5. Memorial plaque proposal for brothers killed in WW1

    Five brothers from Lincoln who died in World War One could soon be commemorated with a plaque close to where they lived.

    Beechey brothers

    Eight of the Beechey boys went to fight, but only three of them came home.

    Last year BBC Radio Lincolnshire placed stone crosses at the places each of them died.

    A planning application's now been submitted to the City of Lincoln Council for a commemorative plaque on the city's Arboretum Lodge, close to Avondale Street, where the family lived.

  6. Police appeal over sheep theft

    Lincolnshire Police say a number of sheep were stolen overnight earlier this week.

    It comes after a similar theft in October, the force says:

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  7. Cake 'by royal appointment'

    It may have been cut in London, but a 70th birthday cake for the Prince of Wales had a strong Lincolnshire connection.

    prince charles cake

    The cake was made by Dawn Blunden, the owner of Sophisticake in Woodhall Spa.

    She's been making cakes for the Royal Family for more than a decade.

    Quote Message: I was asked to make three types of cake for the Highgrove gift shop, then the wedding cake and His Royal Highness's 60th birthday cake - they keep coming back so they must be pretty good." from Dawn Blunden Cake Maker
    Dawn BlundenCake Maker
  8. Music to our ears

    HMV is returning to Boston today.

    It's opening a new shop at the site it used to occupy five years ago.

    The company said the shop would create eight jobs:

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  9. A1121 crash update

    A motorcyclist has died following a crash at Hubberts Bridge near Boston.

    The man in his 50's was involved in a collision with a blue Mercedes this morning.

    Police say a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

  10. Lincolnshire's weather forecast

    This afternoon is going to remain overcast in Lincolnshire with the chance of drizzle.

    And tonight is looking cloudy, too, which will bring the chance of mist and fog across the county:

    Weather forecast
  11. Attempted robbery in Gainsborough

    Linolnshire Police want to speak to the individuals pictured below in connection with an attempted robbery in Gainsborough.

    cctv footage from Lincolnshire Police

    An 83-year-old woman was walking along Bayard Street on Friday 2 November when a man ran up behind her and tried to snatch her shopping trolley.

    Two other men then shouted to the offender.

    All three left the scene together along Forster Street.

  12. Investment plans for Long Sutton factory

    Food processing company Princes is set to begin multi-million pound building work at Long Sutton.

    princes long sutton

    The company is planning to demolish several existing buildings and to begin construction of a new facility, housing a kitchen and a plant to handle raw material.

    Princes say the investment will help strengthen its place in the market.

    It also believes the new facility will help improve efficiency.

    The site, the company's largest food production facility, employs 500 permanent staff.

  13. Busy day for Pudsey in Lincolnshire

    Events for this year's Children in Need have already kicked off across Lincolnshire, with Pudsey getting some beauty treatments before heading off to a special challenge.

    The famous yellow bear visited Hare and Beauty in Ruskington where the staff are taking part in a 24-hour 'beautython' and he was given the VIP treatment:

    pudsey in ruskington

    And after a relaxing pamper, Pudsey then headed over to St Faith and St Martin C of E Junior School, where he joined the pupils to bust some moves:

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  14. Rob Lowe on the devastating effect of the Californian wildfires

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    Video caption: The US actor is currently in Boston, Lincolnshire, filming for ITV drama Wild Bill.