UPDATE: Police hunt for truck driver after stone bridge damaged in collision

Police are attempting to trace the driver of a truck which struck and badly damaged a historic stone bridge between Ketton and Collyweston.

The scene of the crash on the A1 near Tickencote this morning. Photo: Lee Hellwing

UPDATE: Traffic moving slowly on southbound carriageway of A1 following accident at Stamford

Traffic is now moving slowly after the A1 southbound carriageway was closed this morning following an accident involving three vehicles.

The new canopy at Stamford Station

Renovation work nearly complete at Stamford Station

Network Rail is in the final stage of a number of improvements to Stamford Station as part of its railway upgrade plan.

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Accident news.

Three collisions this morning on icy roads

Officers from Lincolnshire Police have been busy responding to a number of road traffic collisions this morning.

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Road accident news.

A1 carriageway closed near Colsterworth after two lorries collide

The A1 is closed at Colsterworth this afternoon (Monday) following a serious collision involving two lorries.


Report highway faults to Lincolnshire County Council online

Lincolnshire County Council is asking people to report potholes, faulty traffic lights or any other highways issue via its online reporting system.

The highways reporting system

Report highways issues online and save taxpayers’ cash

‘Be our eyes and ears on the roads,’ is the message to drivers in the area from the county’s highways department.

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Boost for roads funding in county

Lincolnshire County Council now has £35.4m to spend on local road improvements in 2017/18 – and there could be more on the way.

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"Jessica was such a popular girl and had overcome so much," mother Dawn Ducker.  Photo supplied.

Jess Danby – a shining star taken from us before her prime

Jessica Danby (19), of Donington, had everything to live for and life had plenty to give her ahead of, and beyond, October 1, 2015.

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St Mary's Hill, the Town Bridge, Wharf Road junction and High Street St Martin'sare all set to be affected by roadworks

A month’s worth of roadworks on major route through Stamford to begin next week

Roadworks are set to start on Monday on one of the ‘busiest routes through Stamford town centre’ and will last a month.

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The A47/A1 junction near Wansford, Peterborough. Photo: Paul Franks/Peterborough Telegraph

Multi-million pound plans unveiled to dual A47 at Wansford and improve Guyhirn junction

Plans to turn the A47 between the A1 at Wansford and Sutton to the west of Peterborough into a dual carriageway and improve the A47 Guyhirn junction have been unveiled today.

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Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

With a wintry January forecast, police driving experts are advising motorists to take extra precautions, with the following specific advice for driving in icy conditions.

Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-170208009

Famous Flying Scotsman to return to Peterborough, Stamford and Melton in 2017

The world-famous steam engine The Flying Scotsman will return to our region this year, stopping at Peterborough, Stamford and Melton.

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The rescued scorpion. Photo: The Exotic Pet Refuge 8uPQprJ2h52AAd5vs6lY

Guatemalan scorpion which halted train at Peterborough gives birth at Deeping Exotic Pet Refuge

A scorpion, which escaped a rail passengers bag bringing a London to Edinburgh train to a halt at Peterborough, has given birth its rescuers have revealed.

Coun Richard Davies ANL-170201-135021001

Road deaths in Lincolnshire for 2016 at highest for a decade

Almost a dozen deaths on roads in south-east Lincolnshire have contributed to the highest number of fatalities in the county for a decade, new figures have shown.

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The scene of the A606 crash. Photo: @OakhamPolice

Collision blocking A606 slip road at Stamford

A car crash is partially blocking the A606 southbound slip road at Stamford this morning, Friday December 23.

Single vehicle road traffic collision in King Street, Baston, this morning. Photo: Robin Jones EMN-161222-102059001

Car leaves road in Baston and ends up perched over water-filled ditch

Emergency crews were called to Baston this morning after a car left the road and crashed into a ditch.

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Wharf Road, Stamford, crash EMN-161220-153609001

Road reopens following collision between car and van in Stamford

Police partially closed Wharf Road in Stamford following a road traffic collision this afternoon.

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