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This woman has lost five stone so she can play with her children - and she looks completely different now

A mother of four has lost five stone after she was fed up of not being able to play with her children. Claire Yarnell, from Billingborough, went from a size 22 to a size 14 in nine months after she joined Slimming World. She joined with her husband...

today, 16:50 in Regional East

Mum horrified after son’s tooth is SHOT out of his mouth by BB gun in Skegness park

A mum has spoken of her horror when her son returned home from being out with a friend and had one of his front teeth shot out by someone with a BB gun. Marianne Cobb’s 16-year-old son Brandon was out with a friend on Tuesday, September 18 but while...

today, 16:32 in Regional East

Gang leader 'set up drugs delivery service from his PRISON cell'

A man and his gang who ran a £400,000 drugs service which served the east coast have been jailed. Shane Lau, 30, was in prison for previous drug conspiracy offences and used his contacts to send thousands pounds worth of heroin and cocaine to Skegness...

today, 16:17 in Regional East

Woman killed outside Ingoldmells bar sparks police to block new licence bid

Police are opposing moves for late night opening at a bar where a woman was allegedly murdered right outside the venue. Caroline Fisher, 52, was caught up in an altercation between customers inside Buzz Bar, in Sea Lane, Ingoldmells on July 20 and was...

today, 15:34 in Regional East

More winds to batter county this weekend as Met office issues yellow weather warnings

The windy weather looks set to stick around over the weekend as the Met Office has issued two more yellow weather warnings. This means that there could be falling trees or branches affecting motorists. The first weather warning is in place today,...

today, 14:24 in Regional East

Shopkeeper haunted by Halloween-style masks worn by raiders in knifepoint robbery

The manager of a newsagents who was robbed at knifepoint by three raiders says she may never get the image of their frightening Halloween-style masks out of her head. Judge Andrew Easteal ordered the three young men to show their faces to Paula Shaw,...

today, 13:15 in Regional East

Awarding-winning community health champion reveals exciting new chapter for her Skegness group

A leading light in a Skegness community project which aims to improve people's health has revealed an expansion plan to offer more services. Jodi Bradbury, community coordinator of Winthorpe Community Partnership and a fundraiser and volunteer at the...

today, 13:06 in Regional East

Thieves release herd of cows into village by stealing metal cable

Thieves stole around 700 metres of cable and let out a herd of cows, which then made their way into a nearby resident's garden. The animals were let out overnight and many people called police about a number of cows being loose in the area. One...

today, 13:03 in Regional East

Section of road closed for DAYS after water main bursts

A section of the B1183 in Boston has been closed for three days while emergency repair work is carried out on a burst water main. The burst main was reported to Anglian Water on September 18 along Horncastle Road. A road closure remains in place...

today, 12:46 in Regional East

Hare courser involved in £100m drug dealing ring

A man who was previously convicted of hare coursing in Lincolnshire has been jailed after he was found to be involved in a £100m drug dealing ring. 35-year-old Thomas Jaffray was jailed for 13 years and four months on Wednesday, September 19. He was...

today, 12:46 in Regional East

Man who set up Skegness drugs delivery service facing years in jail

The leader of a gang who set up a drugs delivery phone line in Skegness is facing a lengthy jail sentence. Shaun Lau, 30, ran his business from his prison cell in HMP Hewell Grange, Worcestershire. Prosecutor Luke Blackburn told Nottingham Crown Court...

today, 12:34 in Regional East

Live updates as car careers into railway barrier on A46 in Holton Le Moor

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now A car has ploughed into a train barrier on the A46 at Holton Le Moor. Police are in attendance after the crash at 11.30am this morning, Friday, September...

today, 12:20 in Regional East

Name released of man who died during visit to rubbish tip

A man who collapsed and died after suffering a suspected heart attack at Boston Household Recycling Centre has been named locally. Lincolnshire County Council closed the waste centre in Bittern Way, Boston, on Friday, September 14, for the day after...

today, 12:04 in Regional East

First picture emerges of pregnant mum killed in horror A17 crash

A father says his family have been completely devastated after his wife was killed in a horror crash along the A17. Aneta Zdeb, 26 from Bradford was killed after two men towed an unroadworthy van for 27 miles through Lincolnshire and crashed into the...

today, 11:41 in Regional East

Two miles of delays on A17 after two-vehicle crash near Sutterton roundabout

Motorists are being hit with long delays after a two-vehicle crash on the A17 near Boston. Police have closed the A17 close to the junction with Waterbelly Lane in Sutterton after the crash at 9am this morning, Friday, September 21. Firefighters and...

today, 11:10 in Regional East

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