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Women waiting up to THREE months for smear test results

Some Lincolnshire women are waiting up to three months to get their cervical screening results. Women are being left anxious between having a smear test and waiting up to 12 weeks for a patients to get their results. The BBC reports that the NHS has...

today, 10:03 in Regional East
 

Tearoom hit by flash flooding and in knee-deep water reopens

A tearoom which was left knee-deep in water after flashing flooding in June reopens today. Leadenham Teahouse has been closed for seven weeks as staff worked hard to refurbish the building. Flashing flooding hit Lincolnshire at the beginning on June,...

today, 08:38 in Regional East
 

Police concerned for safety of missing man with links to Skegness

A man, who has been missing for several days, could be in Skegness. Derbyshire Police are appealing for information to help find missing man Richard Hadley. A spokesperson said the force is concerned for the 52-year-old's safety. He went missing from...

today, 08:38 in Regional East
 
Police release name of woman at the centre of Ingoldmells murder investigation

Police release name of woman at the centre of Ingoldmells murder investigation

Police have released the name of a woman at the centre of a murder investigation following a bar fight in Ingoldmells. Caroline Fisher, 52, from Eastwood in Notts, died after the incident in Buzz Bar, Sea Lane on Friday. Three people, two women, aged...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional East
 

Lincolnshire's illegal drug trafficking industry up 42 per cent in one year

The illegal drugs industry in Lincolnshire is booming, according to police statistics. An exclusive analysis of crime data by Lincolnshire Live shows the number of recorded crimes of trafficking drugs has increased by 42 per cent in one year. Some 372...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional East
 

All the roadworks planned for Lincoln, Gainsborough, Splading, Sleaford, Louth, Boston and Grantham this week

Workers are planning to begin roadworks across the county from tomorrow - which could bring delays to your journey. So we've compiled this comprehensive list to help you plan ahead and beat the queues. This at a glance guide covers roads across the...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional East
 

Plumes of smoke fill air as farmer’s field turns into inferno

Firefighters have rushed to the scene of a large fire which involves a combine harvester and a farmer's field. Large flames and plumes of smoke can be seen in the sky as fire engines tackle the blaze which is on Gainsborough Road in Lea. Police and...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional East
 

26-year-old man dies after lorry and car crash on the A1

A 26-year-old man has died after a lorry and car crashed on the A1 in the early hours of the morning. The man, who was from Warsop Vale, was travelling southbound in a Vauxhall Zafira at around 5.20am this morning, Sunday July 22. He was in a...

yesterday, 19:42 in Regional East
 

Lincoln man fined almost £4k after being caught on CCTV dumping load of furniture from Transit van

A man has been fined a total of £3,765 after fly tipping a large load of furniture at a block of flats in Lincoln. Marcus Fravigar of Hermit Street, Lincoln, appeared at Lincoln Magistrates' Court held to account for six instances of fly tipping. He...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 

First look inside £25m re-vamp of Ikea in Nottingham

There's no denying it everyone loves a walk around Ikea, whether it is the draw of new furniture a rug or simply the meatballs. However a trip to Lincolnshire's nearest Ikea store is about to get even bigger and better. The Swedish home giant has...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 
Is violent crime putting people off visiting the Lincolnshire coast?

Is violent crime putting people off visiting the Lincolnshire coast?

There’s no doubt that the violent death of a 52-year-old woman in the heart of the Ingoldmells tourist area caused an enormous amount of shock and concern. The tragedy came on the same night most schools broke up for the holidays – and the...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 

Man robbed in broad daylight while with young son in Boston

A man was robbed while he was with his young son in the centre of Boston. The man was sat near the Ingram memorial at around 1.15pm yesterday, Saturday July 21 in the Market Place when an unknown man approached him. The man spoke to him before...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 

New giant maze opens at Uncle Henry's - here's what it is like

Now that the kids have broken up for the summer holidays you may be on the lookout for activities to entertain your family. If so, Uncle Henry's have just opened a five-acre maze where members of the family can get lost in a field of walkways to try...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 

The hidden smartphone codes you never knew about revealed

You may use your phone everyday but there will still be things that you have no idea that your phone can do. Most smartphones, including Android and IOS have hidden functions that you can access by punching in certain codes with strings of numbers and...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 

Driver crashes after heart attack and is brought back from brink of death

A man was brought back from the brink of death after he suffered a heart attack at the wheel and crashed his car. Four members of the public and two police officers rushed to help the 60-year-old man who was driving along Cherry Holt Road in Bourne on...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional East
 


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