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Road repairs planned for Deeping St James

A section of the B1166 between Crowland and Deeping St James will be closed for roadworks at the beginning of June.

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Accident blocks one lane of A1 near Colsterworth

An accident reported to involve five cars has blocked one lane of the A1 this morning.

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Lincs & Notts Air Ambulances flew a casualty to Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, after a crash on the A15 in Northorpe, near Bourne, on Friday.  Photo supplied.

Five casualties from two crashes in Bourne area

A number of people needed hospital treatment after two separate crashes in the Bourne area at the weekend.

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Emergency services were called to a two-car crash outside Dawsmere Kennel and Cattery on the A151 Spalding Rd, between Bourne and Twenty, just after 4.10pm today (Saturday).  Photo: SG190115-107TW.

Casualty cut free after two-car crash in Bourne

One person had to be cut free by firefighters after a two-car crash on the edge of Bourne today.

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Kenneth Wallace, of Barn Hill, Stamford

Stamford man jailed for causing death of scooter rider, 17, on A1 at Grantham

A man from Stamford has today (Thursday) been handed a four-and-a-half year prison sentence for causing death by dangerous driving.

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The Lincolnshire Road Victims Memorial Fund

Lincolnshire group in bid to build memorial to those who have lost their lives on the county’s roads

A group looking to erect a memorial that will honour those that have lost their lives on Lincolnshire’s roads has received backing from an East Midlands housebuilder.

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This stone bridge between Ketton and Collyweston was badly damaged after being struck by a car at the weekend. Photo: Lee Hellwing

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.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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