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Police shut down flat after reports of drug misuse and violence

Police shut down flat after reports of drug misuse and violence

Drug misuse, suspicious behaviour and violence has caused police to close down a Lincolnshire flat. A closure notice was served by the force on flat 2A, Duke Street, Boston yesterday, August 17. In the last few weeks there has been 20 incidents relating

31 min. ago in Regional East
 
Emergency services scrambled as crash closes A16 for several hours

Emergency services scrambled as crash closes A16 for several hours

A crash in Lincolnshire closed the A16 for a number of hours overnight. The incident happened on the A16 at East Keal around 10pm and the road was closed in both directions. Lincolnshire police confirmed emergency services rushed to the scene. Details on

today, 08:39 in Regional East
 
Biggest names in superbikes descend on Lincoln ahead of British superbike championship

Biggest names in superbikes descend on Lincoln ahead of British superbike championship

He’s not scared of the Lincolnshire weather! Shane 'Shakey' Byrne says he’s ready for Cadwell, come rain or shine. British Superbike fans were out in force to meet some of the leading riders ahead of the big event at Cadwell Park this weekend. The teams,

yesterday, 18:17 in Regional East
 
Grandmother 'disgusted' at state of bins on Lincolnshire beach

Grandmother 'disgusted' at state of bins on Lincolnshire beach

A grandmother has spoken of her disgust at the "state" of the bins on Mablethorpe beach. Kathleen West was among a group of women who had taken their grandchildren to Mablethorpe from Lincoln for the day. But when she arrived, she was...

yesterday, 17:27 in Regional East
 
In the courts of Lincolnshire

In the courts of Lincolnshire

The following cases have been heard at magistrates courts across Lincolnshire: Ian Whitter, 75, of The Old Hall Bungalow, Hall Lane, Fiskerton, Lincoln, was found guilty for having a black Lurcher and a white Jack Russell which were dangerously out of co

yesterday, 17:04 in Regional East
 
'Stay classy Skegness' - False teeth found taped to tree

'Stay classy Skegness' - False teeth found taped to tree

A Skegness jogger is bemused after finding a set of false teeth found taped to a tree. The dentures were placed in a plastic bag on Hoylake Drive with a post it note attached asking "Have you lost your teeth?" Lois Slocombe stumbled upon the...

yesterday, 17:04 in Regional East
 
Ten years on from Grand Parade blaze in Skegness - see the devastation the fire caused

Ten years on from Grand Parade blaze in Skegness - see the devastation the fire caused

It is now ten years on since a devastating inferno ripped through a leisure complex in Grand Parade in Skegness. The major fire completely destroyed the building on August 17, 2007. Around 200 firefighters tackled the blaze as the fire spread to bars, cl

yesterday, 17:04 in Regional East
 
Traffic delays as road is blocked after car rolls onto its side

Traffic delays as road is blocked after car rolls onto its side

A car has rolled onto its side, causing traffic jams for road users. Police say the accident has happened on the A1104 on Alford Road, Thoresthorpe, near Alford. As of 4pm, the road was blocked. According to Google traffic data, there is slow traffic for

yesterday, 16:48 in Regional East
 

'A huge relief' - students across East Lindsey celebrate success as A Level results are revealed

Students across East Lindsey were left celebrating their success after receiving their A Level results. Many youngsters woke up on the morning of Thursday, August 17 eagerly anticipating exam results. Several students from King Edward VI Grammar School i

yesterday, 16:30 in Regional East
 
Girl made homeless at start of exam season celebrates A-level success

Girl made homeless at start of exam season celebrates A-level success

A student whose family were made homeless at the start of exam season managed to "overcome adversity" to bag three A-levels - and she was one of many success stories on results day. Retford Post 16 Centre is celebrating a pass rate of just...

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional East
 
Half of Hill House School A-level students notch A* to C

Half of Hill House School A-level students notch A* to C

Students at Hill House School have been lavished with praise after nearly half notched A* to C grades in this year's A-levels. Despite the government insisting exams have become significantly harder, pupils at the independent school in Auckley have bucke

yesterday, 16:10 in Regional East
 
Woman turns her life around while awaiting court case... then judge jails her for three years

Woman turns her life around while awaiting court case... then judge jails her for three years

A judge has locked up a woman for three years after she drove a drug dealer to Luton on two occasions. Petrona Gabriel, 47, was caught during Operation Quartz - a Lincolnshire Police operation which targeted the supply of Class A drugs from London and Lu

yesterday, 15:13 in Regional East
 

When is the solar eclipse in August and where can I see it?

They don't happen every day - and when they do, a solar eclipse can be a dramatic event. An eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and the sun, obscuring the sun from view. The eclipse will be better viewed in the US, or online, although you w

yesterday, 14:14 in Regional East
 
Sex offender caught sleeping in the same house as two young boys

Sex offender caught sleeping in the same house as two young boys

A sex offender who slept in the same house as two boys has been jailed for 15 months. A court was told an order required White to notify social services if he was staying or remaining in the same house as a child after he was convicted of sexual assault.

yesterday, 12:08 in Regional East
 
Stunned metal detectors discover hoard of 1,700-year-old coins buried in a farmer's field

Stunned metal detectors discover hoard of 1,700-year-old coins buried in a farmer's field

A long-forgotten hidden hoard of Roman coins unearthed on farmland in Lincolnshire is coming up for auction. The complete ‘Near Spilsby’ collection of 281 Roman coins was discovered by two metal detectors. The mainly bronze coins, featuring Roman emperor

yesterday, 11:52 in Regional East
 


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