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Lincolnshire Police are dealing with a serious crash
The road has been closed for the last seven hours
near Scampton, where it's thought two vehicles have collided.
Police are due to release more details
Nearly ?1 million is being spent to try to improve the fitness
of people in North Lincolnshire by getting them to exercise more.
The council has received funding from Sport England to help
Statistics suggest half of people living in the area do less
It's been a packed summer of sport and people have certainly
enjoyed watching the stars from sidelines and sofas ` but
statistics show many people aren't doing enough exercise themselves.
In North Lincolnshire 53% of people are inactive `
classed as failing to do at least 30 minutes of exercise each week.
At this pub in Scunthorpe people told me what puts them off exercise.
It is intimidating to start from scratch. It is down to finances.
People have got busy lives. North Lincolnshire Council is
now spending nearly ?1 million Events included
in the project will be free. We want to try and improve health
and well`being outcomes. One of the ways of doing that is to activity
levels. It is about starting to take small steps.
In Hull a four year plan was launched to tackle the problem
in May, and East Riding Council has helped hundreds of people with
North Lincolnshire Council says it hopes the money it's spending over
the next three years will go some way to get more people on target
Siemens says it expects its multi`million pound wind
turbine factory in Hull to come into operation in 2017.
Next month councillors will consider documents setting out
the company's plans to build up to a hundred turbines
in the factory's first year, with 300 a year possible after that.
The site will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week,
Work has started on the next phase of flood repairs
at St Botolph's church in Boston, which is known as The Stump.
The electrical wiring was badly damaged during last December's
The work is expected to take around three months.
The Archbishop of York has begun a week`long fast
Dr John Sentamu is praying on the hour, every hour, from six
He says it's to promote peace and show solidarity with those
suffering, particularly in the Middle East.
The head of Yorkshire tourism says he will
make sure the whole county builds on the success of the Tour de France.
Gary Verity says events like the new Tour Of Yorkshire cycle
race can help areas like the East Riding, which missed out
It comes as the latest tourism figures in Yorkshire show
The two to France to hundreds of people to Yorkshire but even before
the world`famous cycle race the county was speaking to his records.
The figures look at July, August and September last year. There were
168,000 holiday visits to Yorkshire. That is up 38% on the previous
summer. Overseas visitors spent ?60 million in the region. Another
record. 2013 was not all good news. The number of foreign visitors did
rise but this was offset by a fall in domestic tourism. But tourism
bosses sees the profile of the county is stronger than ever. We
have got to keep our customer service high. We have got to keep
investing in businesses. We have got to make sure that the new two will
go to parts that's the Tour de France did not go to. I profile has
never been higher. In recent years artworks and
festivals have been created to attract visitors. Businesses like
this holiday lodge park have benefited from the Tour de France
through bookings and training the staff. Yorkshire has been put on the
tourist map. The trick will be to keep it there.
Thousands of motorbike enthusiasts are heading home after one
of the biggest events in the British Superbike championships.
Racing has been taking place at Cadwell Park near Louth.
The circuit is in its 80th year and an estimated 40,000 people have been
It is the biggest event in the county. It is great to see people
coming from all over the country and internationally. There are people
from Germany, France and Holland. This is a big destination event.
Grimsby Town have continued their goal run with
Grimsby put away seven goals in front
That follows the six they scored against Gateshead on Saturday.
In the same league Lincoln City lost their first game of the season.
They were beaten 3`2 by top of the table Halifax Town.
Rugby League side, Hull KR, have appointed Chris Chester
He's signed a three year deal after impressing the board since taking
temporary charge in July after the departure of Craig Sandercock.
Here is the weather. A lot of close through the night and still some
rain. Temperatures will be in double figures for most of us. Tomorrow
morning any last remnants of the rain should clear away. By lunch
time things should brighten up. Broken clouds, some sunny intervals.
And settled through the rest of the week. Mostly dry and fine on
Wednesday. By Thursday and Friday showery rain is set to return.
That is all for now. Goodbye. Hello, if you love wet weather, you
appreciate a satellite picture. A big swell cloud around to the west
of Ireland. If you love bank holidays, you would choose different
words to describe the weather, but Italy this cloud which are the
heaviest rain. In Scotland, you have