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Lincolnshire Police rated as 'Good' by inspectorate but still 'requires improvement in the way it treats its own staff

Lincolnshire Police rated as 'Good' by inspectorate but still 'requires improvement in the way it treats...

Lincolnshire Police has been assessed overall as ‘Good’ in the latest HMICFRS report on police legitimacy published today, Tuesday. The inspection of the force by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services took place...

today, 08:55 in Regional East
 
Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "Ice is expected to form on some surfaces from...

yesterday, 19:40 in Regional East
 
Festive Joy for 1,000 pensioners in Skegness

Festive Joy for 1,000 pensioners in Skegness

Christmas has come early for more than 1,000 pensioners who will be tucking into turkey and all the trimmings throughout the week. The annual Feed 1,000 event – hosted by Russ Sparkes and his team at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Skegness – kicked off...

yesterday, 19:24 in Regional East
 
“We will name you” - force’s Christmas promise to drink-drivers

“We will name you” - force’s Christmas promise to drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police has warned convicted drink-drivers that they will be named and shamed ahead of a county-wide campaign over the festive period. The force’s ‘Think Don’t Drink’ campaign will start on Monday 18 December and run into the New Year and...

yesterday, 15:53 in Regional East
 
Skegness man remanded in custody over murder charge

Skegness man remanded in custody over murder charge

A 39-year-old man accused of murder was today (Monday) remanded in custody following a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court. Steven Feeley, of Eudo Road, Skegness, is charged with the murder of Gareth Bailey, 29, of Chapman Court, Ingoldmells on December...

yesterday, 12:45 in Regional East
 
Formula for building the perfect snowman

Formula for building the perfect snowman

In the wake of the heavy snowfall that descended on the UK over the weekend, experts have today (Monday) revealed the formula for building the perfect snowman. Indeed, while 92 per cent of Britons admit they love making snowmen, almost the same...

yesterday, 12:19 in Regional East
 
READER PICTURE: Changing seasons at Tower Gardens

READER PICTURE: Changing seasons at Tower Gardens

This photograph of Tower Gardens, in Skegness, with its autumn leaves collecting on the ground, was shared with the Standard by Natalie Barratt. If you have a photograph you would like to share with readers, you can post it on our Facebook page...

yesterday, 12:19 in Regional East
 
Family’s tribute to Gareth Bailey as murder investigation continues

Family’s tribute to Gareth Bailey as murder investigation continues

The family of 29-year-old Gareth Bailey, whose death last week sparked a murder investigation in Ingoldmells, have paid tribute to their ‘wonderful’ son. The statement, released today (Monday), said: “Gareth was a wonderful, go happy man. “His heart...

yesterday, 11:05 in Regional East
 
Ice and snow warning further extended across eastern counties by Met Office today

Ice and snow warning further extended across eastern counties by Met Office today

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in eastern and south Midland areas today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall. A spokesman for the Met office said: "With cold conditions and some snow lying over...

yesterday, 11:05 in Regional East
 
Bin collection in East Lindsey during festive period

Bin collection in East Lindsey during festive period

East Lindsey residents are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period. There will be a change in collection day for some households, as is usual at this time of year, and no collections will be made on...

yesterday, 09:45 in Regional East
 
Skegness in top 10 destinations for Christmas

Skegness in top 10 destinations for Christmas

Skegness is among the best affordable UK destinations for Christmas getaways, according to leading UK travel site! Recent data released by HolidayLettings.co.uk, a TripAdvisor company, reveals that Skegness is among the UK’s ten best affordable...

Sunday, 15:12 in Regional East
 
East Lindsey residents reminded to check bin collection schedule

East Lindsey residents reminded to check bin collection schedule

East Lindsey residents are being reminded to check their bin collection schedule for the Christmas and New Year period. There will be a change in collection day for some households, as is usual at this time of year, and no collections will be made on...

Sunday, 12:00 in Regional East
 
Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county. Some roads have closed due to snow conditions and...

Sunday, 11:38 in Regional East
 
SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days? Here we sum up what you can and can't do legally speaking if it snows or your child's school is closed due to snow,...

Sunday, 11:38 in Regional East
 
10 key DOs and DONTs of snow driving this weekend

10 key DOs and DONTs of snow driving this weekend

Much of England has been with heavy snow today - so what do you need to prepare for winter driving? Rescue services like Green Flag have warned motorists to avoid travelling if possible - and the Met Office has warned that drivers face the prospect of...

Sunday, 10:35 in Regional East
 
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