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Full Report: Interfaith vigils across the East Midlands to remember those killed and injured in Brussels

A man from Nottinghamshire has been confirmed dead following terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. The family of David Dixon, who was 50, said they had received "the most terrible and devastating news".

The attacks have now claimed the lives of more than 30 people, with around 270 others injured. Vigils were held across the East Midlands today in a show of solidarity.

James Clark reports.

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85-year-old from Lincoln jailed over historic child sex offences

Arthur Baddiley

85-year-old Arthur Baddiley was found guilty of 12 charges of gross indecency, incitement to commit acts of gross indecency and indecent assaults on children.

He was jailed for 15 years following a trial. The offences happened between 1986 and 1994 in the Cornwall and Lincoln areas.

We will always pursue offenders no matter how old or how historic the offences are, where we can. Baddiley has not shown any remorse for the offences he has committed.

These offences have had a massive effect throughout the lives of the victims. I hope they are able to start rebuilding their trust and relationships with others."

– DC DAVID STELFOX

Two people charged with murder

Wayne Baxter, 44, was found stabbed at a house on Croft Bank near Skegness on Wednesday Credit: ITV News

Police have charged a man and a woman with murder after a man was killed after attending a wake.

Wayne Baxter who was 44 was found stabbed on Croft Bank near Skegness in Lincolnshire on Wednesday evening. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

Sean Booth who's 25 and Sarah Booth who's 36, both from Croft Bank, Croft, have been charged with the murder of Wayne Baxter. They are due to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Detectives say they are still keen to hear from anyone who was in the Woolpack Pub on the 2nd March who may have witnessed an altercation at that location.

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New designs revealed for Lincoln's transport hub

Artist's impression of travel hub

New artists’ impressions have been revealed of the revised Lincoln Transport Hub scheme, which will go before councillors later this month.

The £30 million scheme, led by the city council, will provide a new bus station, a 1,000-space multi-storey car park, along with improvements to Lincoln Central railway station and the creation of a pedestrianised plaza in St Mary’s Street, connecting the bus and rail stations.

Construction could be complete by the end of next year, and the council’s Executive will be asked on March 14th to approve the scheme submitted for planning permission, with the aim of starting on site in August this year.

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Shropshire mother 'unlawfully killed' in Tunisia attack

Sally Adey died in the shooting at the Bardo National Museum in March 2015. Credit: PA

A mother from Shropshire who was shot dead by terrorists in a museum in Tunisia was "unlawfully killed", a coroner has ruled.

Sally Adey, of Caynton, near Shifnal, died in the shooting at the Bardo National Museum in Tunis on 18 March last year.

The 57-year-old, who was originally from Lincoln, had been on a Mediterranean cruise with her husband Robert, who survived the attack.

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Lincoln Hospital 'norovirus-free'

The norovirus outbreak at Lincoln County Hospital has now been officially declared as over.

Although it is now over, norovirus continues to circulate in the community and the hospital is still experiencing a number of cases of patients admitted to the hospital who are incubating the infection.

The number of visitors per patient is limited to a maximum of two per bed, in all but exceptional circumstances. Children aged 5 years and under should not visit the hospital.

If you have norovirus symptoms or have had them in the past 72 hours, do not attend A&E or visit the hospital.

“It is testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff that we are able to declare this outbreak over. Many of them have gone above and beyond what is normally required of them to ensure disruption to the hospital is minimised and ensuring patient safety and care is not compromised.

“I’d like to thank the public too. In staying away from our wards and A&E they have helped us cope and keep disruptions to a minimum. But we still need their support. Visiting restrictions remain in place in order to limit the spread of the virus and to protect our vulnerable patients and our staff.”

– Michelle Rhodes, Director of Nursing for ULHT
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