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Lucy Parry

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  1. Watch: Monday's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    BBC Weather

    After a cold and frosty morning we're in for a bright, sunny day.

    But, it's going to be fell chilly with top temperatures not getting much above 8C.

    Overnight it will stay clear but that will see temperatures drop to -4C in places:

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    Video caption: Watch: Monday's weather forecast
  2. Vandalised model railway to go on show

    A model railway which was destroyed by vandals is to go on show for the first time since it was painstakingly restored.

    Damaged model railway

    The Market Deeping Model Railway Club display was damaged at Welland Academy in Stamford, Lincolnshire, on 18 May.

    Following the attack more than £107,000, including a £10,000 donation from model rail enthusiast Sir Rod Stewart, was raised through a crowdfunding appeal to repair the exhibitions.

    The display is now due to go on show at the NEC in Birmingham later this week

    Earlier this year four 16-year-old boys admitted damaging the display after drinking a bottle of vodka on a "pre-exam night rampage".

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    Severe accident: A1077 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A1077 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between Cliff Road and A15.

    A1077 Lincolnshire - A1077 Ferriby Road in South Ferriby blocked and queues in both directions between the Cliff Road junction and the A15 junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

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    Severe accident: A180 Lincolnshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A180 Lincolnshire eastbound severe accident, at A1136.

    A180 Lincolnshire - A180 entry slip road closed eastbound at the A1136 junction, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. This evening's forecast for Lincolnshire

    Tonight will be mostly cloudy with spells of rain and drizzle moving in from the east:

    Tomorrow, is expected to be largely dry with some bright or sunny spells.

    Lincolnshire weather
  6. Flood damage 'can't be allowed to happened again' - NFU

    The National Farmers Union has described the flooding of arable land in Lincolnshire as "absolutely devastating".

    flooding fields

    More than 1,500 acres of farmland are underwater at Short Ferry, near Lincoln, and many other fields around the county are waterlogged.

    The NFU says the issue must be taken seriously.

    Quote Message: We have got to have a big discussion about how we deal with water, going forward. We cannot continue to try to do it on the cheap. We need to invest in infrastructure, we need to invest in maintenance because we cannot allow these things to continue to happen." from Stuart Rhodes Vice Chairman, National Farmers Union
    Stuart RhodesVice Chairman, National Farmers Union
    flood scheme

    His comments came as the Environment Secretary, Theresa Villiers, visited a flood alleviation scheme in Lincoln. She said farmers will be able to apply for grants of up to £25,000 for uninsurable losses.

  7. Home visits for people at risk of flooding

    Environment Agency officers are knocking on the doors of homes at risk of flooding in Lincolnshire.

    flooded house

    Officials says river levels remain extremely high on the Lower Witham, between Lincoln and Boston, and on the River Ancholme.

    They say that although the situation appears to be improving, the Lincolnshire Resilience Forum remains ready to deliver a coordinated response, if needed.

  8. Jolley pays tribute to Mariners' fans and players

    Outgoing Grimsby Town manager Michael Jolley has issued a statement thanking the club's players, staff and supporters after it was announced he had left the club by mutual consent.

    Jolley, who leaves the club after an 18-month stint, said it had been a "genuine privilege" to work for "such a fantastic club" and said he was convinced the team, currently 18th in League Two, could go on to achieve success:

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  9. Jordan O'Brien murder: Drug dealer jailed for life

    A drug dealer who "brutally" murdered a man with a machete in a row over drugs has been jailed for life.

    Kieran Walker

    Jordan O'Brien was attacked by Kieran Walker on his mother's doorstep at a house in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, on 27 March.

    Lincoln Crown Court heard Walker hit his victim with such force he almost severed one leg and left the other so badly damaged it had to be amputated.

    Judge John Pini QC told him he must serve a minimum of 28 years.

    Walker was convicted of Mr O'Brien's murder by a jury in October.

    The trial heard Walker, of Auckley, in Doncaster, had a grudge with Mr O'Brien over the loss of £2,000 worth of amphetamines.

  10. Crops could be 'written off' due to Lincolnshire flooding

    A Lincolnshire farmer says a national produce crisis is looming as thousands of acres of farmland is waterlogged or flooded following recent heavy rain.

    flooded land

    The managing director of Lincolnshire Field Products, Robin Hancox, says hundreds of acres of potatoes and cabbages could be "written off" as farmers struggle to lift them.

    The farmer, from Spalding, says he and many other, are unable to drill winter wheat, which will have serious consequences for the national wheat crop next summer.

    Nine Environment Agency flood warnings remain in place in Lincolnshire.

  11. Dozens of weapons taken off Lincolnshire's streets

    A machete and an imitation firearm are among the 100 weapons seized or surrendered as part of a police operation in Lincolnshire.


    Lincolnshire Police said 64 of the weapons were confiscated during targeted raids or searches while a further 36 were handed in by members of the public.

    They include a machete recovered in Sleaford, an imitation fire arm found on Lincoln's Ermine estate and a knife that had been taken into the Lindum Medical Practice in Lincoln.

    The force said 67 people have been arrested so far as part of Operation Raptor.

  12. Michael Jolley: Grimsby Town part company with manager

    Grimsby have parted company with boss Michael Jolley after a run of seven games without a win.

    Michael Jolley

    The 42-year-old was appointed manager at Blundell Park in March 2018.

    He subsequently led them to safety in the fourth tier before registering a 17th place finish last season.

    The Mariners are the third League Two team to change manager in three days, after Carlisle United sacked Steven Pressley on Wednesday and Leyton Orient parted with Carl Fletcher on Thursday.