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more on the BBC News Channel. We are back with the late news at 10.
More than 100 people have attended a service
in North Lincolnshire to remember those who died in one the biggest
Prayers were said for the 28 people who died in the Flixborough Disaster
Alan Lambert. Dennis Rowland Lawrence.
Remembering the 28 men who lost their lives just a short distance
Geoffrey Charles Marshall. Albert Nott.
It was 40 years ago today when the Nypro chemical works
The blast so devastating, almost 2,000 homes nearby were damaged.
So loud, it was heard 30 miles away in Grimsby.
For those who lost family, friends and colleagues,
A policeman stopped me, gave me ID, let me through.
Anything you had seen during the war was nothing compared
He was 53, he would be 93 now. I was choked.
And all the way coming, I said to my husband, I can't do this.
He said, you can. You can do it.
But I miss him. I miss him.
When you hear the names read out, you can't help but be affected
I think it has been really nice. It is nice for the family.
They put on a lovely, lovely service.
And it brought back all those memories.
Remembering one of north Lincolnshire's darkest days.
Phillip Norton, BBC Look North, Flixborough.
A man's in a critical condition in hospital after being found with
head injuries in North Somercotes in the early hours of this morning.
The 43`year`old is being treated in hospital in Grimsby
following the incident. A 25`year`old man has been arrested
and police are appealing for witnesses.
The MP for Boston, Mark Simmonds, says that the town will have
December's tidal surge damaged hundreds of properties and
Mr Simmonds says he's been campaigning hard on the issue.
Farmers say more people are choosing to breed traditional
Lincolnshire cattle than ever before.
The Lincoln Red Cattle Society says it has seen numbers
massively increase in recent years, as people discover how cheap
and easy the cows are to keep. Jessica Lane has more.
Alan has been breeding Lincoln red cattle for 11 years.
It is the traditional breed which is seeing an increase in popularity.
These big Continental breeds, they are expensive to run.
The native breeds are durable, they will produce 10 or more calfs in
a lifetime and you can feed them on grass all summer and silage and hay
They need a little more than that really.
They are also hardier and more durable so they will
10 years ago, the Lincoln Red Cattle Society had 45
Last year, the society had 240 members and there were 4000 animals.
Some say that could partly be because people are more keen to buy
local meat after tests last year found horse in a number of products
We saw a great resurgence of people going much more local
for their food and perhaps shunning more processed and frozen foods
We have seen the resurgence of the Hereford Breed for example
and Aberdeen Angus, which are ubiquitous in our supermarkets.
What we need to see more of is named breeds so that people actually know
they are buying Lincoln red, or Aberdeen Angus or Hereford.
In Lincoln, some say they agree and care where their beef comes from.
I don't buy beef very often, but I am very interested in what animal it
Yes, it does bother me where it comes from.
I like to know where it has been reared and butchered.
The Lincoln Red Cattle Society say the breed has
a strong history locally and this renewed interest could mean
In Rugby League, it was a bad afternoon for Hull Kingston Rovers
as their three`match unbeaten run came to an end.
They lost 54 points to 12 at Castleford and had front rower
Some unsettled weather to come after what has been a fairly pleasant
and warm day and it is going to get cooler through the week as well.
A pleasant end to the day but as we head through this evening
and overnight, we begin to see more unsettled weather edging in
Clouding over as we head through the night.
Temperatures back to around 10 or 11 degrees in the countryside,
We might start with a bit of early brightness, make the most of it
because things will go downhill rapidly with a lot more cloud
and patchy outbreaks of rain and drizzle gradually swinging eastward
It is not going to be as warm as it has been.
That is it for now. We are back at the 10:45 p.m..
Goodbye. Hello. Most of us have enjoyed at
least one day of lovely weather this weekend. That weather will be harder
to come by this week. It has been up and down. Yes, rain or showers at
times. Drier, sunny weather, turning cooler. Signs are that by the end of
the week temperatures will recover. We have seen rain today in Glasgow,
Edinburgh, western fringes of the UK too. The cloud will spread east
overnight, with further outbreaks of rain into the west. Temperatures are
in double figures as Monday begins. We get the sunshine - a lot of cloud
around. Some patchy rain. You can see there are gaps within this. It
is not raining everywhere. There may be glimmers of brightness to begin
the day. Sunshine will be hard to come by. We follow this