Police are treating a huge fire at an iconic derelict building in Sleaford as suspected arson.
Sleaford Leisure Centre closes today as a £2.85 million refurbishment gets underway.
Days before three people died on Mount Everest, a 22-year-old from Lincolnshire became one of the youngest to reach the summit.
The manager of Sleaford Town FC is critically ill in hospital after a crash on the A1.
Kris Jones is in intensive care at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham following the accident on Monday evening.
– Sleaford Town FC statement
All the thoughts and prayers of everyone at the Football Club are with Kris and his family at this difficult and trying time and we request that their privacy is respected.
The club has asked the league that Saturday's game against AFC Rushden and Diamonds be postponed. The league has agreed. Assistant Manager, Terry Fleming, has been placed in temporary charge.
Police are treating a fire at Bass Maltings in Sleaford as suspected arson. Today they have been conducting house to house inquiries as the fire and rescue service continue their investigations.
The Grade II listed buildings have been at the centre of a bitter row between the District Council and Sleaford Town Council for the last five years. The question many are now asking is how will the fire affect plans to invest one hundred million pounds in to the redevelopment of the area, potentially creating a thousand new jobs.
Investigations are underway to find out the cause of a fire at the iconic Bass Maltings buildings in Sleaford. Fire crews believe it may have been caused deliberately. Eye witness, John Homer, says the fire is 'bad news'.
Mark Baxter from Lincolnshire Fire Service reveals the cause of the fire.
Fire & Rescue say the fire at the Sleaford Maltings is likely to have been started deliberately. Investigations will continue into the night
19:34 - Derelict building fire, Mareham Lane, Sleaford. Aerial ladder platform from Lincoln & 7 fire appliances on scene from Sleaford (1/3)
(2/3) Billinghay, Lincoln, Brant Broughton, Billingborough, Metheringham & Donington. Plus Command Support Unit from Market Rasen.
(3/3) 2 main jets in use at this time. Look out for further details later...
Fire fighters in Sleaford have been battling a large fire at the town's Bass Maltings building.
Several crews have been sent to tackle the blaze which broke out earlier this evening at the derelict industrial site.
It was a trial of nerves in Lincolnshire on Sunday as the World Championships got underway. Competitors travelled from as far afield as Germany, Slovenia, Hong Kong and Brazil to the small village of Swaton near Sleaford.
But after months of training, only one team could walk away as the World Egg Throwing Champions. Helen Steel reports.