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Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers.

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The scene of the crash. @roadpoliceBCH

Man suffers serious injuries after car crashes into ditch

A man has suffered serious injuries after his car left the road and crashed into a ditch near Deeping Gate this morning.

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Police accident

Police and ambulance at scene of crash blocking A15 near Bourne

Police are at the scene of a collision on the A15 near Bourne this evening, Tuesday November 29.

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This footage of a pensioner on a mobility scooter almost struck by a car was captured on Jim Taylor's dashcam.

Motorist films moment when pensioner on mobility scooter nearly collides with car on Grantham road

A motorist has captured the moment when a pensioner nearly collided with a car while crossing a road on his mobility scooter.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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Police accident

Road closed following crash between lorry and car in Stamford

A collision between a lorry and a car led to a Stamford road being temporarily closed today.

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Accident in Stamford High Street

UPDATE: Lucky escape as lorry crashes into travel agents in High Street, Stamford

A lorry driver had a lucky escape this morning after his vehicle rolled away and crashed.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Long delays on A1 after serious collision at Wittering - miles of queues back to Stamford

There are long delays on the A1 around Stamford this morning, Thursday November 24, after a serious collision involving a two cars and a lorry.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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747 service between Uppingham and Leicester will be stopped in January

The 747 bus service between Leicester and Uppingham will stop running in the New Year.

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ROAD ACCIDENT: Dr Charles Lennon who retired as a GP last Monday, October 31.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Tributes for retired Spalding doctor fatally injured in road crash near Bourne

A respected and valued Spalding doctor has tragically died in a road crash just days after offically retiring as a GP.

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Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s hugely anticipated Scampton Airshow.

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Dr Charles Lennon (front left) with colleagues and staff at Munro Medical Centre, Spalding.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

UPDATE WEDNESDAY: Retired doctor killed in A15 crash between bus and bicycle

A serious collision between a cyclist and bus near Bourne is believed to have claimed the life of a much-loved Spalding GP.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Cyclist killed after collision with double decker bus on A15

A 60-year-old cyclist has died after his bike collided with a double decker bus on the A15 at Thurlby near Bourne this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Two people hurt and road closed following crash on the A15 near Baston

Two people were taken to hospital following a crash between two cars on the A15 between Baston and Langtoft.

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Coun Stuart Hall (front left) with other campaigners who are determined to see through the reconstruction of St James Deeping Signal Box.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Time closing in on return of Deepings signal box

The return of a 140-year-old landmark of British railway history in Deeping St James could be just months away, according to a parish councillor.

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