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By Alex Rhodes

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  1. Train delays after railway equipment vandalism

    Passengers intending to use some rail services in South Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire are being warned to expect delays.

    Conisbrough station sign

    Vandalism of railway equipment at Conisbrough means fewer trains are currently able to run between Sheffield and Doncaster, meaning delays, changes and cancellations are expected.

    Services between Sheffield and Adwick/Hull/Bridlington and between Lincoln Central and Doncaster are affected.

    TransPennine Express services between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes are also affected.

    Problems are currently expected until at least 10:00, according to National Rail Enquiries.

  2. BreakingResult: Brexit Party take three in East Midlands

    The Brexit Party has taken three of the five seats in the East Midlands.

    The Liberal Democrats and Labour got one each.

    Journalist Annunziata Rees-Mogg, the sister of pro-Brexit MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, took the top spot.

    East Mids results
  3. Brexit party 'storming in East Midlands'

    Sharon Edwards

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Lincolnshire

    Here at the sports centre in Kettering, the results are flying in faster than the Harlem Globetrotters could throw the balls into the hoops at the end of the hall here.

    And The Brexit Party have stormed it. They are first in every single result so far bar one in Leicester where Labour came out top with 33,000 over the Brexit Party's 11,000.

    If this vote can be taken as a representation of a second referendum, then the message here in the East Midlands is clear.

  4. Sneak peek at new Kinema in the Woods expansion

    The Kinema in the Woods is opening its brand new third screen in just six weeks time.

    Kinema in the Woods
  5. Three people seriously injured in Leadenham collision

    Police say that three people have been seriously injured in a collision involving two vehicles on the A17.

    An air ambulance was called to the scene to take the casualties to hospital.

    The road remains shut and traffic is being diverted through Leadenham village.

  6. Former Lincolnshire Tory MP says party has 'nothing to offer'

    The Grantham and Stamford MP, Nick Boles, has said that a change of leader won't fix the Conservative Party's woes.

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    Mr Boles dramatically quit the party at the start of last month - citing the party's unwillingness to compromise.

  7. Fish and crayfish rescued after pollution spill

    The Environment Agency says it's launched an investigation into a pollution incident in a Lincolnshire river.

    More than 500 fish and nearly 200 protected crayfish had to be rescued and moved to safety after a tractor overturned last week, spilling fertiliser into Gunby Brook near Skegness.


    Samples showed high levels of ammonia in up to 4km of watercourse – putting the river’s delicate ecology at risk.

    The affected water is now being treated and some of the temporary dams are being removed, where it is safe to do so, in order to restore the natural flow within the river.

    Fish rescue
    Quote Message: Undertaking this rescue meant we were able to save hundreds of creatures which otherwise could have been killed even as we were working non-stop to control the pollution. The spill is now contained and clean-up is ongoing, but our teams are still closely monitoring conditions and an investigation is underway. from Pete Reilly Area Duty Manager, Environment Agency
    Pete ReillyArea Duty Manager, Environment Agency
  8. Climate strike in Horncastle

    A 12-year-old girl has taken to the streets of Horncastle as part of a strike against climate change.

    Holly Pavey and others were in the town centre this lunchtime:

    Quote Message: We're scared that the world we're growing up in will be uninhabitable because of runaway climate change. We need to act now because we only have between six and 12 years to undo what we've already done." from Holly Pavey
    Holly Pavey

    She's also written to the town's MP Victoria Atkins asking for a Question and Answer session to find out more about the government's stance on the issue. They've yet to receive a response.

  9. Market Rasen fire: Investigators remain at the scene

    Investigators remain at the scene of a fire in Market Rasen this afternoon.


    About 25 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze which broke out early this morning.

    A woman was rescued from the three-storey building.

    She was treated at the scene and didn't have to be taken to hospital.

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A17 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A17 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between Sleaford Road and Newark Road.

    A17 Lincolnshire - A17 in Leadenham closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the Sleaford Road junction and the Newark Road junction, because of a serious accident.

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

  11. Council leader pays tribute to PM

    Now that the Prime Minister has announced she's going to resign on Friday 7 June, tributes from Lincolnshire's politicians have started coming in.

    The leader of South Holland District Council and Chair of the Local Government Association, Lord Gary Porter, has this to say:

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    Theresa May announced she was scrapping the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing cap last year - allowing local councils to borrow more money to build housing.

  12. Traffic and travel: A158 blocked after A46 crash

    BBC News Travel

    The A158 is shut in both directions because of a crash on the A46 Nettleham Road roundabout.

    Traffic is very heavy in the area as a result.