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Police investigating fuel theft in Gainsborough

Police investigating a theft at a Gainsborough petrol station have issued an image of a man they would like to speak to. On Friday June 15, a man drove a white Ford Transit van on to the forecourt of the Tesco petrol station on Beaumount Street before...

13 min. ago in Regional East

Police warning of new scam involved unpaid EE bills

Police are warning people to be aware of a new scam involving mobile phone company EE. Fake text messages, purporting to be from EE, are being sent to people claiming that they haven't paid a bill. The link in the message leads to a phishing website...

30 min. ago in Regional East

New opening hours at West Lindsey District Council

West Lindsey District Council has reviewed its opening hours to make it easier for customers to access services. The offices, in Marshall’s Yard, will now open its doors and phones from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Alternatively you can use the...

today, 12:17 in Regional East

Fun for all the family at annual Father’s Day Tractor Rally

There were more than 35 traditional steam Marshall’s engines on display at the annual Father’s Day Tractor event. Families flocked to Marshall’s Yard to enjoy a day of history, heritage and fun in the sunshine for Father’s Day on Sunday, June 17....

today, 10:49 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Weather, travel and fun features to kick-start your day

Good morning! Welcome to our live Rise and Shine feed on Tuesday morning, June 19. We'll be bringing you all the latest weather, travel and news updates until 10am

today, 07:17 in Regional East

Campaigner fears calorie counting kids meals will encourage eating disorders

Imagine your favourite food from childhood. What do you remember most about it? The flavour? The places where you ate it? The people you ate it with? The number of calories in it? Not many people remember how many calories were in their favourite...

today, 06:34 in Regional East

Wetherspoons England flags 'ban': Why pubs are being asked NOT to hang England flags for World Cup

Staff at Wetherspoons pubs across England are being asked not to hang England flags for the World Cup. Guidance has also been issued around fans wearing England football shirts. Reports in the media today say Wetherspoons pubs have 'banned' England...

yesterday, 17:22 in Regional East

Lincs: Results from the courts

DRUGS Ben Fisher, 24, of Bircham Crescent, Kirton in Lindsey; driving under the influence of drugs, namely 9.8 micrograms per litre of blood. Fined £260, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs and disqualified from driving for 12 months. MOTORING Jakub...

yesterday, 12:41 in Regional East

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month. NHS England is hoping to free up almost £100 million for frontline care each year by bringing in the changes. The...

yesterday, 12:32 in Regional East


The following people from the Mansfield areas have recently appeared before the courts. THEFT Jonathan Pownall, 39, of Holmesfield Walk, Mansfield. On separate occasions, stole confectionary, razors, washing products, meat and baby milk, to the value...

yesterday, 12:08 in Regional East

Police appeal after headphones are stolen from Gainsborough supermarket

Police are appealing for information after a pair of headphones were stolen from a Gainsborough supermarket. The headphones were taken from Tesco on Trinity Street on May 26 at 6.15pm. Officers investigating the theft have released a CCTV image of a...

yesterday, 10:57 in Regional East

Investigation after house fire in Gainsborough

An investigation is underway after a fire at a house in Gainsborough on Sunday night. Two crews from Gainsborough attended a property on Stanley Street at around 9.35pm and used a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus to extinguish a fire in the...

yesterday, 07:55 in Regional East

Marksmen are right on target with smart new kit

Marshalls Marksmen FC players are dressed to impress after winning a full team kit through E.ON’s Power Kicks competition. The Gainsborough-based football team of under-sixes are now proudly wearing their new team kit for their matches played in local...

Saturday, 09:50 in Regional East

Missed appointments lead to longer waiting times at GP surgeries

Patients in Gainsborough who fail to keep appointments at GPs’ surgeries are causing increased waiting times for others. That is the stark message from health officials in response to complaints about waiting times of up to four weeks to get to see a...

Friday, 17:18 in Regional East

Misterton Fire Station open day is a hit with the public

Misterton Fire Station opened its doors to the public for another open day. Visitors had a chance to see the ‘risky rooms’ display: a feature simulating a real house that highlights everyday fire hazards. Also present were vehicles and displays from...

Friday, 16:08 in Regional East

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