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A nature reserve in North Lincolnshire has opened
for the first time today after it was flooded
The Far Ings reserve, on the banks of the Humber, suffered
damage to its visitor centre and had to be closed for months of repairs.
The Environment Agency has also rebuilt parts of the river bank.
But some wildlife has actually benefited from the flooding.
were inundated with sea water last December.
But now young wildlife watchers like Megan can enjoy them once more.
The reserve opened to visitors for the first time today
The force of the tidal surge took chunks out of the river bank.
The water swept over the top and into the visitor centre through
Even though we had the building cleaned and dried and the water out
within 36 hours, the damage had been done. We had to have the plaster
stripped and dried. The ponds did less damage than first feared and
levels are timed to normal in the first few months. Some wildlife has
benefited because of the high water levels. Some boards usually nest in
the reeds. This year, the predators can get to them because of the high
water. For months, work has been done to repair the building. No
visitors can return and enjoy the area. It's just good to come and see
the wildlife and the flowers. Beautiful sunshine and many
animals. A great day out. Far Ings attracts thousands of visitors every
year and volunteers are glad to get it open again.
Flights have resumed at Robin Hood Airport near Doncaster
after a plane developed problems with its undercarriage
Around 1800 passengers were affected as flights were redirected. An
investigation is under way. Surveillance planes based
near Lincoln have been sent to Northern Iraq as fighting continues
in the region. The Rivet Joint arrived at
RAF Waddington last November. The Ministry of Defence says it is
helping to build understanding of the humanitarian situation in Iraq
and give a more accurate picture The Highways Agency says it's
confident a second phase of roadworks on the M180 won't cause
the disruption seen last week. There were long delays after the
eastbound carriageway was completely The highways agency says
the next section of work between the M18 exit at junction 5
and junction 3 will be carried out All the work should be complete
before the August bank holiday. Hull City made a strong start to
their Premier League Campaign today. A header just after half time
from James Chester gave the Tigers the win ahead against
Queens Park Rangers. Meanwhile,
Scunthorpe United's first home match The Iron lost by four goals to nil
against Preston in league one. A late goal
in the conference premier meant Grimsby Town had to settle for
a 1`all draw with Dover Athletic. Better news though for Lincoln City
who beat Barnet 2`1. Hull FC face the Bradford Bulls
in the Super League tomorrow. The black
and whites are currently in 12, just one place above Bradford,
who have already been relegated. But head coach Lee Radford says he's
still expecting We want to put a performance on,
not only for us but It's important that we finish
on a high and push everyone else as possibly hard as we can
for them to make the eight. At the moment, there are other teams
in a better position, but we want to Here's Kawser Quamer with
the forecast. The winds are really picking up
as we head through the night and we will start to see a band
of rain push north or southwards overnight and, with it,
some very strong winds. There is a Met Office yellow
warning in place for tomorrow as we By the early hours,
the rain band generally pushes southbound, temperatures
around 13 Celsius tonight. Sunshine and scattered showers,
feeling cool, though, That's the latest from
BBC Look North. Hope you can join us then. Bye for
now. The start of the football season
reminds us autumn is around the corner and the an autumnal flavour
for the next few