Stamford inquests, last of their kind

Two inquests held into the deaths of two elderly Stamford residents who suffered from dementia and died of natural causes are among the last of their kind following a change in law.

Hasan Okte, manager of the Central Restaurant, Red Lion Square, Stamford

Thieves hit businesses on Easter Sunday

Two business managers have been left devastated after burglars targeted their premises during Easter.

RURAL CRIMEWATCH: Bill Skelly, Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, Gordon Corner, NFU East Midlands Regional Director, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, and NFU county chairman Mark Leggott.  Photo by Alison Pratt, NFU East Midlands.

New 4x4 fleet part of ‘ambitious’ plan to fight rural crime in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is sending a message to gangs of hare coursers terrorising farming families in South Holland with a £100,000 investment in new transport.

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Patio doors smashed during burglary in Market Deeping

A house in Osbourne Way, Market Deeping, had its patio doors smashed during a burglary over the Easter weekend.

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Car damaged in Bourne

POlice are appealing for any witnesses after a care was damaged in Bourne earlier this month.

Police want to trace this man.

Man assaulted teenage girl at bus station

Police would like to speak to this man pictured in a CCTV image after a teenage girl was assaulted at a bus station.

Market Deeping Police Station.

Theft from vehicle and suspicious cold-callers in Deepings

A sat nav system and cash were stolen from a vehicle parked in Tattershall Drive, Market Deeping, overnight last Saturday and Sunday.

Meanwhile, there has been a report of three men calling at homes in Beaufort Drive, Market Deeping, to work on people’s roofs.

Police were alerted after a complaint to them that someone was overcharged for the work.

Finally, in Deeping St James, police are looking for whoever threw silver paint over a house and car parked in Spalding Road, Deeping St James, at some point between Saturday, April 1, and Monday, April 3.

Anyone with information should call Market Deeping Police Station on 101.

Police are warning against raves like this one at Twyford Woods, near Colsterworth, in May 2015.

Watch out for illegal raves, warn police

Lincolnshire Police is warning communities to be observant over the Easter weekend, as the risk of illegal raves is higher.

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Swing is damaged by vandals

Vandals have struck again at the Recreation Ground in Stamford, leaving a web swing out of use.

Staff at the opening day, in August 2014, of McDonald's Restuarant in Bourne, where safety matting within the childrens playground was damaged and an outdoor shelter was scorched.  Photo: MSMP-06-08-14-DL971.

Play area damaged at McDonald’s in Bourne

A children’s playground and a shelter at McDonald’s Restaurant in Bourne have been vandalised.

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Speaker stolen from car in Market Deeping

Police are looking for an AMP speaker which was stolen from a car parked in Market Deeping earlier this week.

Preston Church. By Phillip Butterfield

St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Preston faces repair bill of between £20,000 and £30,000

A historic church is facing a repair bill of between £20,000 and £30,000 after thieves stripped lead from its roof.

Fly tipping at South Fen Road, Bourne.

Fly tippers strike in Bourne

Fly tippers left this mess at South Fen Road, Bourne yesterday (Wednesday).

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Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.  Photo supplied.

New online system to report ‘low-level’ crime over county

A new system allowing people in South Holland and across Lincolnshire to report crimes online is now up and running.

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Cars damaged in Bourne

Police have appealed for witnesses after cars were damaged in Eagle Road and Drummond Road, Bourne at around 3am on Tuesday.

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Appeal after bike stolen

A yellow and black men’s bike was stolen from Ascot Close, Bourne, between Tuesday and Thursday last week.

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Range of tools stolen from outbuilding near Bourne

A lawnmower, chainsaw, leaf blower, hedge trimmer and jerry can have been stolen from an outbuilding in a village near Bourne at the weekend.

Bourne Police want to speak to this man

Do you know this man?

Do you know the male stood next to this vehicle?

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with the theft of a chainsaw and safety helmet from the back of a truck in Stainfield, near Bourne.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

CCTV image issued after chainsaw theft near Bourne

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with the theft of a chainsaw and safety helmet near Bourne.

Graffiti on a wall near The Rec

Counting the cost of vandalism at Stamford Recreation Ground and Meadows

People are being called upon to name and shame the vandals responsible for causing thousands of pounds worth of damage at two well-used areas of Stamford.

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