Here’s why Monks Road will be shut tonight

Monks Road will be closed for around eight hours tonight due to an emergency services exercise.

The training exercise within the Lincoln College buildings will test how police and other responders deal with a civil emergency.

It is “not in response to any specific intelligence or threat”, police said.

Road closures will be in place between between Friars Lane and Baggholme Road from 8pm until around 4am on Wednesday, May 30.

Diversions will be in place throughout. Pedestrians will be able to access the area, but will be escorted or directed by officials.

UPDATE: Find out more about the exercise