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The cost of holding a stall at Lincoln's Christmas Market is set to rise after Councillors approved an increase in fees.
The rise will see the most expensive stalls go up to £70.25 per day. The City of Lincoln Council say they hope the increased costs will bring in around £394,000 over the course of the market.
A motorcycle rider has died after a collision in Lincolnshire.
The 46-year-old man's Yamaha motorbike was in collision with a tree on the High Street in Marton around 6:45pm. The rider, who is originally from Doncaster, died at the scene.
Two motorcycles were travelling together from the Gainsborough direction on the A156 they had passed through Marton Village going towards Torksey when just outside the village one of the riders lost control on a right hand bend.
Police are seeking information from anyone who may have seen two motorcycles
Celebrations marking the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta have been held today, at an event attended by the Royal Family, senior politicians and an audience of thousands.
The historic document - signed by King John on June 15, 1215 - helped to define concepts such as the rule of law and equal rights for all.
One of only four remaining copies of the charter is on display in Lincoln, where today saw the culmination of three days of celebrations.
Emily Kerr reports.
More than half of children in Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire say they don't know what the Magna Carta is.
11 per cent thought the historic document, which was sealed 800 years ago today, was a giant map of the world.
An original copy is housed at Lincoln Castle.
Events are taking place across the region and UK to mark the special occasion.
It is 800 years ago today since King John and the Barons sealed the Magna Carta. The historic document safeguarded basic freedoms for ordinary folk and placed limits on the power of the crown.
Yet, according to a national poll, more than half of children in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire don't know what the Magna Carta is. Eleven per cent thought the it was as a giant map of the world. An original copy is housed at Lincoln Castle.
A festival marking the 800th anniversary of the Maga Carta is taking place in Lincoln this weekend.
Britains Got Talent winners Diversity will headline the event, that has seen the streets lined with performers, stalls and a barons trail. Victoria Whittam has more.
A celebration is taking place in the grounds of the new-look Lincoln Castle today to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.
The Magna Party promises to be an event packed with music and dance and everyone from individual artistes to volunteers, community groups and schools are invited to help make the weekend one to remember. On June 15 1215, at Runnymede, the Magna Carta was sealed by King John and the Barons. Lincoln BIG Chief Executive Matt Corrigan said:
"We are encouraging businesses to create Magna Carta window displays. Restaurants, bars and cafes might offer Magna Carta-themed menus and staff could wear Medieval dress. LiberTeas is urging the whole nation to sit down to celebrate the occasion, have a debate about or reflect on their liberties."
Pupils at a school in Lincolnshire who have successfully completed a leadership programme have been rewarded for their hard work by TV scientist Professor Brian Cox.
The teenagers have been taking part in a scheme run by the Jon Egging Trust - to inspire and motivate children who have been stuggling to achieve their potential.
Emily Kerr reports:
A weekend of activities begins today in Lincoln to mark 800 years since the Magna Carta was signed.
Among the attractions is the Baron's trail, with sculptures made to remember the 25 barons who watched King John sealing the document.