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Thief had 175 convictions

A MAN with 175 previous convictions for dishonesty, has appeared again before magistrates in Boston for stealing from a shop in what was described as ‘the only way he could get help’. Neil Anthony Doughty, 63, of South Terrace, admitted stealing two...

today, 02:24 in Regional East

Joint strategy will help people to live well with dementia in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council along with NHS partners has today launched the Lincolnshire Joint Strategy for Dementia. Launched as part of an event at the Showroom Lincoln called ‘Living Well with Dementia in Lincolnshire’, the strategy sets out how...

today, 00:53 in Regional East

Get on top of head lice and nits

In amongst the usual New Year’s messages and resolutions to eat better, do more exercise and lose weight, it can be easy to overlook some of the surprisingly common things that can afflict us and our loved ones - one of which is head lice and nits,...

yesterday, 19:17 in Regional East

CCTV image issued after bike theft

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they believe may be able to help with their investigation after a bike was stolen from outside a Boston shop. The Carrera Hellcat mountain bike was stolen at 5.35pm on 27 January, although police have only just...

yesterday, 10:38 in Regional East

Emergency services called to reports of fire in Boston town centre

Emergency services were called to a fire in Boston town centre this morning (Tuesday, February 19). Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service and Lincolnshire Police attended the scene. A spokesman for the police said a short while ago: “We were made aware...

yesterday, 10:03 in Regional East

Data will discover how Lincolnshire towns have changed

A project bringing together new and old archaeological information, will for the first time ever, show how 30 Lincolnshire towns have changed since the Middle Ages. Run by Lincolnshire County Council and funded by Historic England, the Lincolnshire...

yesterday, 06:11 in Regional East

Here’s what time you can expect to see the RAF Tornado flypast

The RAF’s last remaining squadron of Tornado jets will be doing a flypast over bases in Lincolnshire tomorrow (Tuesday) as part of a three-day farewell tour of the country to mark their retirement. The aircraft, based at RAF Marham in Norfolk, is to...

Monday, 17:17 in Regional East

Boston area man killed in crash on B1397 at Sutterton

A 35-year-old man has died following a serious crash near Boston yesterday, Sunday February 17. The man suffered fatal injuries after colliding with a tree in Boston Road, Sutterton, the B1397, yesterday afternoon just before 3pm. The 35-year-old man...

Monday, 14:36 in Regional East

Motorists reportedly facing heavy disruption due to roadworks at Pilgrim Hospital

Motorists are reportedly facing heavy disruption in Boston today (Monday, February 18) due to roadworks taking place at Pilgrim Hospital. Brylaine Travel has been updating its customers via Twitter this morning, saying that traffic is ‘stationary’ in...

Monday, 12:33 in Regional East

Road scheme paves the way for improvements at the Black Cat roundabout

The notorious Black Cat roundabout is at the heart of a major road scheme set to transform the area for motorists. Highways England has revealed a project that will improve the east-west road link, and journeys on the A1, the A421 and the A428 will be...

Monday, 11:01 in Regional East

Motorcyclist badly hurt in crash at Sutterton

A motorcyclist was badly hurt after hitting a tree in Sutterton yesterday afternoon. The accident happened on the B1397 Boston Road at just before 3pm. The 35-year-old man from the local area was riding a black Kawasaki and police ware appealing for...

Monday, 10:24 in Regional East

Man seriously injured in motorcycle crash near Boston

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following a crash near Boston yesterday, Sunday February 17. The man suffered serious injuries after colliding with a tree in Boston Road, Sutterton, the B1397, yesterday afternoon just before 3pm. The...

Monday, 10:24 in Regional East

COURT RESULTS: Latest register of court cases

Here’s our latest register of cases heard at Boston and Lincoln magistrates’ courts ... ASSAULT * Juozas Gedvilas, 55, of Hartley Street, Boston. At Boston, committed assault by beating. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. Restraining order made....

Monday, 09:59 in Regional East

Ten years ago ... IN PICTURES: Boston hit by snow twice in one week

Boston was hit by two bouts of snowfall in one week 10 years ago. Early morning snowfall on Thursday, February 5, caused widespread disruption in the borough, following on from wintry weather on the Monday. Despite the county’s gritters working around...

Sunday, 12:10 in Regional East

Lincolnshire County Council reduces gender pay gap

Lincolnshire County Council reduced its gender pay gap by 11% this past year. The authority had been the fourth highest council for the pay gap in the county, according to government data from 2017. Now, latest figures show that the county council...

Sunday, 10:05 in Regional East

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