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  1. Prime Minister urged to back Humber Docklands regeneration

    The Prime Minister is being urged to get behind calls for a major regeneration of the Humber Docklands.

    Canary Wharf

    The Labour MP for Hull North Diana Johnson called for "a new industrial renaissance in the north" in the House of Commons.

    She said: "With the Northern Powerhouse and Yorkshire devolution stalling, isn't it about time we got the same priority and attention for the Humber Docklands as has been given to the London Docklands for the last 40 years."

    Theresa May said her government had made "significant investment into infrastructure in the north to ensure the benefits of economic prosperity under this government are felt across every part of this country".

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    Severe accident: A17 Lincolnshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A17 Lincolnshire westbound severe accident, from A153 East Road to A15 Lincoln Road.

    A17 Lincolnshire - A17 in Leasingham Moor closed and queuing traffic westbound from the A153 East Road junction to Holdingham roundabout, because of an accident and a spillage on the road.

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

  3. Lincoln's Christmas Market turns a profit

    Local Democracy Reporting Service

    Lincoln's Christmas Market made a profit of almost £55,000 last year, according to new figures released by its organisers.

    Lincoln Christmas Market

    It's only the second time in the last nine years that the event - run by the City of Lincoln Council - has made money.

    The 2017 event made a loss of £53,000 after the last day was cancelled over fears of heavy snow which never materialised.

  4. Spaghetti spillage causes travel delays

    It looks like "spaghetti junction" has moved to the A17:

    carbonara spilt

    A lorry has shed its load of spaghetti carbonara in Lincolnshire.

    There are currently delays on the A17 and A46 between Stapleford Woods and Brownhills Roundabout.

  5. New call for more teachers

    People considering a career in teaching are being urged to attend a recruitment day in Lincoln today.


    The Train to Teach event is a campaign supported by the government and is part of a national recruitment drive.

    The event takes place at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel on Brayford Wharf North between 16:30 and 19:30.

  6. Teenage road deaths bring toll to 14 this year

    Road safety officials say they're doing all they can to educate young drivers about the risks of driving in rural areas.

    The comments came after two teenagers died following a crash near RAF Scampton.


    Six young people were in a car which left the road and hit a tree on Heath Lane on the outskirts of Lincoln on Monday night.

    Floral tributes (above) have been left at the scene.

    Two teenage boys, one 14 and one 17, have since died.

    A third remains in hospital with serious injuries.

    It means 14 people have now been killed on the county's roads since January.

    Quote Message: I think we have to be a little bit better think of something different to work on to prevent things like this happening again." from John Siddle Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership
    John SiddleLincolnshire Road Safety Partnership
  7. Pilgrims begin journey across county

    A three-day pilgrimage, from Epworth to Lincoln Cathedral, starts this morning.

    Pilgrims are paying homage to John and Charles Wesley, the founders of the Methodist movement:

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  8. City Medical School back on agenda

    Plans for a medical school in Lincoln look set to get final approval later.

    artists impression

    The £21m five-storey building, which is planned for the main university campus at Brayford Pool, will include two lecture theatres, a library, laboratories and a roof terrace for functions.

    The university says the medical school won't just help young people take up a career in medicine but will also provide teaching opportunities for experienced clinicians, and increase the chance of newly-trained doctors staying in Lincolnshire to work.

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    Severe accident: M180 Lincolnshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M180 Lincolnshire eastbound severe accident, from J4 for A15 to J5 for A18.

    M180 Lincolnshire - One lane closed on M180 eastbound from J4, A15 (Scawby) to J5, A18 (Barnetby Top), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  10. Watch: Lorry driver caught reversing against traffic

    Footage of a lorry driver reversing up a slip road near the Humber Bridge has been released by police.

    The driver was caught reversing against traffic on the A15 at the Barton-upon-Humber interchange on Tuesday afternoon.

    The driver was stopped and dealt with, according to Humberside Police:

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    Video caption: Humberside Police release footage of driver reversing against traffic