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    Video caption: The pilot project aims to reduce the frequency of flooding in part of Lincolnshire.

    The pilot project aims to reduce the frequency of flooding in part of Lincolnshire.

  2. Darren Munnelly: Family pay tribute to 'irreplaceable' man

    The family of a 46-year-old man who died after being attacked in Lincoln have described him as "irreplaceable".

    Darren Munnelly

    Darren Munnelly (pictured), was found with a serious head injury at a property on Carr Street early in the early hours of 25 July, but died a short time later in hospital.

    A man has appeared at Lincoln Crown Court charged with his murder.

    Paying tribute to Mr Munnelly his family spoke about his charity work, which included cooking and delivering meals for people during the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns.

    In a statement they said: "Darren was such a friendly, popular and sociable man who was so kind to others.

    "He’d play snooker with his son Sean, and won several titles including the junior championship of Lincoln two years in a row - we're honoured the league is considering naming a trophy in his honour.

    "He will always be missed. He was irreplaceable."

  3. Met Office warns of storms for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Storms could bring flooding to parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire at the end of the week, forecasters have warned.

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    A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued by the Met Office from 10:00 on Friday 6 August to 09:00 on Saturday 7 August.

    Forecasters say "slow moving thundery downpours may cause localised surface water impacts".

    A yellow warning means you should plan ahead thinking about possible travel delays, or the disruption of your day to day activities.

    The Met Office says it's monitoring the developing weather situation and warns people should "keep an eye on the latest forecast" and be aware the weather may "change or worsen, leading to disruption of your plans in the next few days."

  4. Tuesday's Yorkshire and Lincolnshire weather forecast

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    This morning, it will be dry and bright with plenty of sunny spells.false

    A few patches of cloud will develop in the afternoon, with the chance of some isolated showers in Yorkshire and heavy thundery downpours in Lincolnshire.

    This evening, any showers will soon clear away leading to a dry and clear night:

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  5. Deal struck to keep Asylum steampunk festival in Lincoln

    The future of a major steampunk festival has been secured after a deal to keep it in Lincoln for the next five years was agreed.

    Steampunks at the Asylum festival

    The Asylum festival - held annually in August - attracts up to 100,000 people each year and is believed to be worth about £2.5m to the local economy.

    Plans had been drawn up to hold a smaller event in Newark this year due to Covid concerns, but were scrapped after the host venue closed.

    The festival will now return in 2022.

    Organiser John Naylor said: "Lincoln has provided a spectacular backdrop for the steampunk community's creativity since 2009, so we are delighted to be able to return.

    "Covid looked like putting the kybosh on absolutely everything - so to be able to come out the other side, with a plan to build and be more spectacular is just phenomenal," he said.

    He added: "What I'm really hoping for is Lincoln will end up with a festival as big and world-famous as the Edinburgh Fringe."

  6. Yorkshire and Lincolnshire's Monday weather forecast

    BBC Weather

    Yorkshire should be mostly dry today, with a mixture of sunny spells and cloud throughout the day. Just a chance of the odd isolated shower in the afternoon.

    Lincolnshire will also see a dry start, with patchy cloud and sunny spells. Later on, the sunny spells will become less frequent, and one or two isolated showers may develop.

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  7. Man charged over wilful killing of badger

    A man has been charged with wilfully killing a badger and causing an animal fight to take place, Humberside Police has said.

    Badger

    The 22-year-old man is due to appear before Hull Magistrates' Court later and is currently being held on remand.

    Officers said he was arrested following an incident on 13 June.

  8. Friday's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    BBC Weather

    Today, spells of rain will gradually push eastwards. Some sunshine will develop in the afternoon, but along with scattered heavy showers; these are likely to be thundery at times. A breezy day.

    Tonight, spells of rain and showers will clear eastwards to leave a largely dry and clear night. However, the odd shower could linger in places. A gentle westerly breeze.

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