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Sent to prison for defrauding NHS and other public bodies out of £12 million

Nine people have been sentenced for their parts in defrauding the NHS out of £12 million.

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PLAYING CATCH-UP: Sergeant Leanne Carr, PC Martin Green, Acting Assistant Chief Constable Paul Gibson, PC Nick Willey, Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones and his deputy Stuart Tweedale see a vehicle previously used in hare coursing in the Deepings last year.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG230217-113TW.

Game of ‘catch-up’ for police in catching hare coursers across South Holland

The Government, police and courts are “playing catch-up” with hare coursers, despite a 15 per cent fall in reports across South Holland and Boston.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police wants to recruit 24 PCSOs

The county police force has 24 posts available in its local neighbourhood teams.

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CCTV images of the people police want to trace

Police appeal after Oakham windows broken

Police are seeking help to trace the vandals who smashed three windows in Oakham.

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Vandals target football club

Volunteers from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

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Steve Duffy, chairman of the club

Sadness as vandals target football club

Staff from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

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Bourne news.

Bourne and District Neighbourhood Watch Association July meeting

Bourne and District Neighbourhood Watch Association is meeting at the town’s Corn Exchange on Monday, July 10, at 7.30pm

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Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

Lincolnshire pilot scheme will see offenders made to wear ‘sobriety tags’

Offenders will be made to wear ‘sobriety tags’ as part of a pilot scheme aimed at reducing alcohol-fueled crime.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Digger stolen in North Witham

A 13-tonne digger has been stolen from near the village of North Witham.

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Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Bill Skelly.  Photo by Martin Birks.

Changes announced at top for Lincolnshire Police

A new-look team at the top of Lincolnshire Police has been named by Chief Constable Bill Skelly.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Castle Bytham man had explicit web sex chats with teenage girls

A man who took part in explicit sexual conversations with teenage girls over the internet has escaped a jail sentence.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police to use hi-tech drone to tackle rural crime

A hi-tech drone will be deployed by Lincolnshire Police later this year as part of a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards news.

Beware of copycat websites

Police and trading standards officers for South Holland are warning people about a new type of copycat website.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

County force ‘back to normal’ following reduction of national security threat to ‘severe’

The chief constable of Lincolnshire Police said the force has “returned to normal” now the national security threat has been reduced from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’.

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Court news

Market Overton man escapes jail after downloading hundreds of pornographic images of children

A man from Market Overton who downloaded hundreds of pornographic images of children has escaped jail.

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Police news

Updated: A1 northbound cleared after two-car crash

Police say a road has been cleared following a two-vehicle crash earlier today (Thursday, May 25) on the A1 northbound near Wittering.

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Bomb hoax causes Stamford college evacuation

A student’s sick joke about having a bomb in her locker led to the evacuation of a further education college.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police warn people to be vigilant following Manchester bombing

The assistant chief constable of Lincolnshire Police says people must be vigilant and report any suspicious acitivity as the threat of a terrorist attack remains high following last night’s bombing in Manchester.

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Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton is to leave Lincolnshire Police at the end of June to take up the same post at Derbyshire Constabulary.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Deputy Chief Constable to move forces across the East Midlands

NEW POST: DCC Gary Knighton.

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Avan Modridge

Man from Carlby sentenced to 18 years in prison for raping and threatening to kill a teenager

A 32-year-old man from a village near Stamford has been sentenced to 18 years for raping and threatening to kill an 18-year-old woman in Guildford in October 2016.

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