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    Severe accident: A1 Lincolnshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Lincolnshire southbound severe accident, from A607 Harlaxton to B1174 Grantham South.

    A1 Lincolnshire - A1 closed and it's very slow southbound from Harlaxton to Grantham South, because of an accident. Congestion to A52. Diversion in operation - via A607 and A606.

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

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    Severe accident: A16 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A16 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between A151 Holbeach Road and Seas End Road.

    A16 Lincolnshire - A16 in Spalding closed and it's slow in both directions between the A151 Holbeach Road junction and the Seas End Road junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

  3. Man bailed over Grimsby 'stolen motorbike' crash

    A man arrested in connection with a crash in which three teenagers were seriously injured has been released on bail.

    Scene of crash

    An 18-year-old man and two boys, aged 16, and 17, were taken to hospital after the collision in Little Coates Road, Grimsby, at about 01:30 BST on Thursday.

    Humberside Police said the three teenagers were riding on a suspected stolen motorbike without helmets when it collided with a red Vauxhall Corsa.

    A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of seven offences, including dangerous driving and failing to stop, has been released on bail.

    The force said all three teenagers remain in hospital and has issued an appeal for any witnesses to come forward.

  4. Reward offered in hunt for escaped rapist

    A £1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a convicted rapist who absconded from an open prison.

    Stephen Tierney

    Stephen Tierney, 39, has not been seen since 3 July when he walked out of HMP North Sea Camp, near Boston.

    Lincolnshire Police say they are investigating possible sightings in Norfolk, Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.

    The force say Tierney poses a risk to the public and has advised people not to approach him.

    A police spokesman said he also poses a "high risk" to anyone who enters in to a relationship with him.

    Anyone with any information about Tierney's whereabouts is asked to contact CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or report online at

  5. Rocketman takes off with Red Arrows

    British astronaut Tim Peake has described flying with the Lincolnshire-based Red Arrows as an "honour and privilege".

    Tim Peake

    Mr Peake took his seat behind Squadron Leader Martin Pert on Thursday to take part in a practice flight which involved a 20-minute display.

    The aerobatic crew were being put through their paces ahead of the Royal International Air Tattoo which starts at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire today.

    Tim Peake

    Among the manoeuvres featured in the Red Arrows 2019 display is one named Apollo which involves involving all nine of the team’s fast-jets arranged in a formation to mark the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.

    Tim Peake
    Quote Message: What a huge honour and privilege to join the Red Arrows today – a fantastic flight. It was brilliant to fly with Red 1, to see not only what was going on in the front but also looking back at the amazing formations. I fulfilled a boyhood dream today, I really have.” from Tim Peake Astronaut
    Tim PeakeAstronaut
  6. Council leader's 'disappointment' with bank decision

    A local authority in Lincolnshire has written to Lloyds Bank to express disappointment at the closure of its branch in a market town.

    Lloyds TSB

    Earlier this week Lloyds confirmed plans to close its Spilsby branch in November.

    East Lindsey District Council says it is opposed to the plan and has made formal representations to the banking giant.

    Council leader Craig Leyland said local MP Victoria Atkins was also "particularly concerned" by the move, and has asked Lloyds to clarify what support it will be putting in place for affected customers and employees.

    Quote Message: Towns across East Lindsey have seen a high number of banks closures in recent years and the decision by Lloyds to close their branch in Spilsby is particularly disappointing. This will be the second bank closure the town has seen in the space of a year, after Barclays closed their branch in the town last November." from Craig Leyland Leader, East Lindsey District Council
    Craig LeylandLeader, East Lindsey District Council
  7. Watch: Friday's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    There's gong to be some very heavy and persistent today with the chance of a few rumbles of thunder.

    Temperatures will reach 21C in places:

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    Video caption: Watch: Friday's weather forecast
  8. Louth collector's hoard of classic vehicles auctioned

    The contents of a classic car restoration yard, amassed by a mechanic who "wouldn't scrap anything", have been sold at auction.

    Ford Prefect car

    The collection of cars, motorbikes and vehicle parts belonged to David Cullingford, from Louth, Lincolnshire.

    Mr Cullingford died in December 2015, leaving his collection, which sold for more than £5,000, to his family.

    His son Nick said: "It was something he had a massive passion for - he was always in the workshop."

    Old motorcycle