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Lincolnshire Police recruits to star in ITV series

Some of the newest officers of Lincolnshire Police will be the subject of a three part ITV series, "Rookies", starting tonight on ITV at 9pm.

The new series follows some the recent recruits as they undergo the personal and professional transition from appointment to fully fledged officers patrolling independently:

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Lincoln turns out to 'Zoom the Flume'

Zooming the Flume

Thousands of people have been in Lincoln today to see a giant water slide on Flaxengate- which was brought to the city to boost tourism and raise money for charity. Hundreds who won a lottery style draw also got the chance to have a go on the so called Lincoln Flume. Among the thrill seekers was Sgt John fluck, three days before he retires from Lincolnshire police force.

What's going on 'ere then?
Who dares wins

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Melvin Benn: Metallica the 'ultimate rock band'

The man behind Leeds Festival says he has booked the "ultimate rock band" with this year's headliners Metallica.

The metal giants close the weekend following headline performances from The Libertines on Friday and Mumford and Sons on Saturday.

Melvin Benn said Metallica were consistent performers still at the top of their game:

Cooling off: Your pictures

We asked how you have been cooling off .... and here's a selection of your pictures. It's obviously a dog's life for some.

One way to cool off Credit: Amanda Wild
Anyone for a dip? Credit: Emma Sugden
Max cooling off at Fraisthorpe beach Credit: Catherine Green
Good old flat cap and shorts 2015 Credit: Katrina Burnell
Dogs are cool Credit: Claire Bullen
Hope the suncream on my ears works Credit: Sam Harrison
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