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Police launch hunt for man who stole Christmas lights

Police launch hunt for man who stole Christmas lights

Police have launched appeal after Christmas lights were swiped from a supermarket in Lincolnshire. They were pinched from Sainsbury’s on Holland Market in Spalding at around 8.55am on Thursday, November 23. The lights were stolen by a slim male, aged...

today, 09:19 in Regional East
 
'It's not a victory, just the correct decision' - Driver wrongly slapped with £100 fine at NCP car park gets ticket scrapped

'It's not a victory, just the correct decision' - Driver wrongly slapped with £100 fine at NCP car park...

A motorist who was insisted he was wrongly slapped with a £100 fine at a car park in Lincoln has claimed victory and got his ticket scrapped. Ex-RAF man Terence O'Halloran paid £1 to park for an hour at St Rumbold's Street but was shocked to discover...

today, 08:37 in Regional East
 
Grantham A&E to remain closed overnight for foreseeable future

Grantham A&E to remain closed overnight for foreseeable future

Grantham A&E will remain closed overnight for the foreseeable future, NHS bosses have confirmed. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) board agreed to fully reopen the service - which currently closes at night - last month. But NHS...

today, 08:14 in Regional East
 

LIVE: breaking news, traffic, travel and weather in Lincolnshire for Tuesday, December 12

Welcome to the Lincolnshire Live daily blog where we will bring you the very latest news, traffic and travel, and weather from the region. We can be reached at news@lincolnshireecho.co.uk or by calling 01522 804300. You can also find us on Twitter and...

today, 07:58 in Regional East
 

'Lincoln is a laughing stock' - group that helped found Lincoln Christmas Market attacks 'embarrassing'...

Lincoln Christmas Market’s founding group claims Lincoln has been made a ‘laughing stock’ after the last day of the event was cancelled due to the weather. Around 60,000 people were expected to visit the final day on Sunday, but it was called off...

today, 05:58 in Regional East
 

Snowy weather leads to 59 crashes in two days in Lincolnshire

Police were kept busy this weekend as they were called out to nearly 60 crashes across the county. The bad weather on Sunday, December 10 played a part - and there were 34 crashes in total just on that one day compared to just 20 a week before. Here...

today, 05:58 in Regional East
 

Plans to open chip shop at site of former hardware store

Plans have been submitted to transform a former hardware store into a fish and chip shop. An application to turn the former popular Fossitt & Thorne the Green in Station Road, Kirton, has been lodged by applicant Halil Erol. Mr Erol’s application...

today, 05:58 in Regional East
 

Parents could put their kids at safety risk by buying fake versions of the must-have Fingerlings Christmas toy

Fears have sparked that children's safety could be put at risk after it emerged counterfeit versions of a popular toy are being flogged. Parents rushing to buy this year's must-have Fingerlings toy for Christmas but they could be endangering their...

today, 05:58 in Regional East
 
In the courts of Lincolnshire

In the courts of Lincolnshire

The following cases have been heard at magistrates courts in Lincolnshire: Anna Golenkevica, 36, of 55 London Road, Kirton, Boston, pleaded guilty to driving with 87 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. She was fined £120, ordered to...

today, 05:58 in Regional East
 
Waiting pod with bar and merchandise shop to open at popular American-style diner

Waiting pod with bar and merchandise shop to open at popular American-style diner

Food-lovers tired of hanging around outside for a table at a popular American-style diner will soon have their prayers answered. Bosses at V-ATE in Langrick, near Boston, are set to launch a new outdoor waiting zone for punters in January. Shaped like...

yesterday, 19:04 in Regional East
 

Police at the scene as HGV crash near major roundabout causes two mile delays on A15

A man is currently trapped in a car after a crash involving a HGV on a busy Lincolnshire roundabout. Police are at the scene of the collision, which took place on the Holdingham Roundabout, near Sleaford. The incident was reported to the force at...

yesterday, 18:03 in Regional East
 

Boy, 9, asks Santa to take away his pain in heartbreaking Christmas list

Like lots of nine year old boys, Tyler Chambers asked Santa to bring him a scooter, chocolates and a football when he wrote his Christmas list this year. But the football-mad younger left his mum in tears when she read the final two items he'd written...

yesterday, 17:35 in Regional East
 

Police believe man who was attacked in his own home was mistaken for a paedophile who lived on his street

A man has been injured in an attack after police say he was apparently mistaken for a convicted paedophile who used to live on his road. Police have confirmed that they received a report of an aggravated burglary at a house in Willoughby Road, Alford...

yesterday, 17:20 in Regional East
 
Man in his 40s found with serious head injuries after assault dies in hospital

Man in his 40s found with serious head injuries after assault dies in hospital

A man who was assaulted in Boston has died from his injuries, police have confirmed. The man in his 40s was taken to Pilgrim Hospital and then transferred to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham in a very serious condition, but died on Sunday,...

yesterday, 16:56 in Regional East
 

Truly disgusting – school kids made the discovery of a pig’s head in their playground

Schoolchildren discovered the head of the pig found in a playground, it has emerged. The students from Springwell Academy in Seaholme Road, Mablethorpe made the grim discovery on Wednesday, December 6. The school has today, Monday, December 11,...

yesterday, 16:44 in Regional East
 


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