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M180 closed westbound after accident

THE westbound carriageway of the M180 is currently closed after a serious accident involving a lorry. The accident has closed the road at Junction 4 for the A15. The main road is closed with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again on t

yesterday, 23:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flat turned into 'prison' for man trapped on top floor

AN APPALLED resident has said that his top floor flat feels like a prison after a lift left out of order for a month has left him trapped. Ancholme Mews, on Bigby Street, Brigg, is accommodation for the over 55s and today (Tuesday, January 17) a resident

yesterday, 18:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

A15 reopens after lorry overturns

THE A15 has reopened after being closed for most of the day after a lorry overturned. The incident happened around 6am this morning (Tuesday January 17). Were you caught on camera partying in the Britannia nightclub? The road was closed between B1205 for

yesterday, 17:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Benefit claimants slammed for smoking and watching Sky TV

NEWLY-INSTALLED North Lincolnshire Council leader Cllr Rob Waltham has criticised benefit claimants who do not identify where savings can be made by giving up smoking and SkyTV. Cllr Waltham was hitting back at comments made by Scunthorpe MP Nic Dakin wh

yesterday, 16:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Real Schools Guide: Althorpe and Keadby best state-funded primary school but how does yours rank?

Althorpe and Keadby Primary School is the best state-funded primary school in North Lincolnshire, according to a comprehensive new guide. The Primary Real Schools Guide 2017, compiled by Trinity Mirror's data unit, aims to give a far more comprehensive p

yesterday, 15:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Inquest into Tunisia terror attack hears report warned UK about security at beach hotels in Sousse

AN inquest into the Tunisia terror attack heard today (Tuesday, January 17) that security at beach hotels in the Tunisian resort of Sousse was criticised in a report produced for the British Government months before the 2015 attack. Scunthorpe woman Clai

yesterday, 15:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ex-pub landlord jailed for molesting woman after appeal court ruled sentence too soft.

A FORMER pub landlord, spared jail for molesting a young woman, has been locked up by top judges who ruled his original sentence far too soft. Andrew George Campbell, who used to run the Beckfields pub, in Ingleby Barwick, lifted up the victim's top and

yesterday, 15:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Company looking for cleaners willing to work naked across northern Lincolnshire

AN INTERESTING opportunity has arisen for cleaning staff across northern Lincolnshire. But there's a catch. You have to be naked! The bonus is that Naturalist Cleaners is willing to pay staff £45 an hour with the unusual job description reading:...

yesterday, 15:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Internet DNA test proved kids weren't his says man cleared of pouring boiling water over girlfriend

A BOYFRIEND has been cleared of deliberately pouring a kettle of hot water over his girlfriend after she told him she could be pregnant. Lee Spindley, 39, told a jury Kelly Gaffney could well have spilt hot coffee over herself after he told her he no lon

yesterday, 14:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Recap: Theresa May sets out 12-point Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May made a landmark speech on Britain's exit from the European Union today, confirming the intention for the UK to leave the single market. In a 45-minute speech at Lancaster House, London, Mrs May laid out details of a...

yesterday, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Severe traffic and diversions remain in place on A15

THE A15 remains closed in both directions with diversions in place following the overturning of a lorry early this morning (Tuesday, January 17). The road is closed between B1205 for Waddingham and and Caenby Corner. Earlier this morning, Lincolnshire po

yesterday, 13:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Latest Nostalgia magazine from Scunthorpe Telegraph on sale now

MEMORIES will coming flooding back thanks to the wide range of articles contained in the January issue of Nostalgia magazine from the Scunthorpe Telegraph. The 48-page publication is now on sale in local outlets for £1.20. Nostalgia includes a...

yesterday, 13:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Driver alert! Roadworks and traffic interruptions in North Lincolnshire

WE'VE compiled a list of traffic interruptions and roadworks in North Lincolnshire so that you can plan any journeys you need to make accordingly. Grammar School Road, Brigg Delays are likely from today (Tuesday, January 17) to Friday, January 20 because

yesterday, 11:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police issue warning after elderly woman nearly tricked into handing over cash in HM Revenue con

HUMBERSIDE Police are urging the public not to fall victim to a scam where fraudsters pretend to be from HM Revenue and Customs before tricking vulnerable people into paying fake debts and taxes using ITunes gift cards. The warning comes after an elderly

yesterday, 10:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Figures reveal spike in North Lincolnshire domestic abuse cases over Christmas period

THE police have seen a spike in cases of domestic abuse over the Christmas period. The stress of the holiday period, family tensions, an increase in alcohol consumption and being in close proximity with family for long periods can all contribute to an in

yesterday, 10:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

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