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Six jailed for scamming Lincolnshire pensioners out of hundreds of thousands of pounds

15 June 2015
Six jailed for scamming Lincolnshire pensioners out of hundreds of thousands of pounds

Six jailed for scamming Lincolnshire pensioners out of hundreds of thousands of pounds

15 June 2015

Six men have been jailed after scamming Lincolnshire pensioners out of thousands of pounds.


Up to three quarters of dogs/cats at risk of disease

15 June 2015
Up to three quarters of dogs/cats at risk of disease

Up to three quarters of dogs/cats at risk of disease

15 June 2015

Vets are urging people to think about long-term animal care before buying a puppy or kitten, after figures revealed millions of the country’s favourite pets could be at risk from disease and pests.


Last chance for teenagers to sign up for National Citizen Service this summer

15 June 2015
Last chance for teenagers to sign up for National Citizen Service this summer

Last chance for teenagers to sign up for National Citizen Service this summer

15 June 2015

There is less than one month to go before the National Citizen Service’s (NCS) summer 2015 programme gets underway, and organisers are urging Lincolnshire’s young people to sign up before it’s too late.


UK EuroMillions ticket worth £93 million claimed

13 June 2015
UK EuroMillions ticket worth £93 million claimed

UK EuroMillions ticket worth £93 million claimed

13 June 2015

A mystery ticket-holder has scooped a £93,388,943 EuroMillions jackpot, placing them sixth on the National Lottery rich list.


Fletton Parkway closure in Peterborough this Saturday and Sunday

12 June 2015
Fletton Parkway closure in Peterborough this Saturday and Sunday

Fletton Parkway closure in Peterborough this Saturday and Sunday

12 June 2015

The A1139 Fletton Parkway eastbound between the A1(M)/A1 junction 17 to junction 3 Hampton roundabout exit slip road will be closed from 8pm-6am this Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14.


Crimestoppers warns public against scammers impersonating the charity

12 June 2015
Crimestoppers warns public against scammers impersonating the charity

Crimestoppers warns public against scammers impersonating the charity

12 June 2015

Crimestoppers has been alerted to a small number of calls where scammers have been impersonating their call handlers and asking for people’s personal information, including their bank details.


Lincolnshire firefighters take on three peaks challenge for charity

12 June 2015
Lincolnshire firefighters take on three peaks challenge for charity

Lincolnshire firefighters take on three peaks challenge for charity

12 June 2015

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue will be taking on the famous ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ later this month, in aid of the Fire Fighters Charity.


Warning over concert ticket fraud as festival season approaches

11 June 2015
Warning over concert ticket fraud as festival season approaches

Warning over concert ticket fraud as festival season approaches

11 June 2015

A new report from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has revealed that 33 per cent of crime reports that related to ticket fraud in 2014 happened in May, June and July.


Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

10 June 2015
Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

10 June 2015

The ​Met Office have issued a warning of ​heavy ​rain for the ​East of England/East Midlands​ valid from noon on Friday (June 12) until Saturday morning.


Police figures reveal social media crime complaints soar

10 June 2015
Police figures reveal social media crime complaints soar

Police figures reveal social media crime complaints soar

10 June 2015

Soaring numbers of alleged crimes on Facebook and Twitter are being investigated by police, new figures have revealed.


New report says tobacco companies should be forced to pay the cost of reducing smoking rates to save lives

10 June 2015
New report says tobacco companies should be forced to pay the cost of reducing smoking rates to save lives

New report says tobacco companies should be forced to pay the cost of reducing smoking rates to save lives

10 June 2015

Following Government threats of cuts to local public health budgets a new report says tobacco companies should be forced to pay the cost of reducing smoking.


Met Office warning for hayfever sufferers today and tomorrow

09 June 2015
Met Office warning for hayfever sufferers today and tomorrow

Met Office warning for hayfever sufferers today and tomorrow

09 June 2015

Hayfever sufferers are being warned that pollen levels are expected to reach ‘High’ and ‘Very High’ levels in the east of the country today and tomorrow.


Lincoln Castle relaunched with Royal seal of approval

09 June 2015
Lincoln Castle relaunched with Royal seal of approval

Lincoln Castle relaunched with Royal seal of approval

09 June 2015

HRH The Princess Royal has officially opened the new-look Lincoln Castle.


A1 north of Stamford fully open following collision

09 June 2015
A1 north of Stamford fully open following collision

A1 north of Stamford fully open following collision

09 June 2015

A collision which closed one lane of the A1 between Great Casterton and Greetham, north of Stamford has now been cleared.


East of England bird species at risk of extinction as new Red List is published

09 June 2015
East of England bird species at risk of extinction as new Red List is published

East of England bird species at risk of extinction as new Red List is published

09 June 2015

A new assessment of European birds has revealed that nearly one fifth (18 per cent) are considered to be at risk of extinction across the EU, with habitat loss, climate change and increasingly intensive farming being key causes of threat.


A1 reopens after 24-hour closure following double lorry fire between Grantham and Stamford

09 June 2015
A1 reopens after 24-hour closure following double lorry fire between Grantham and Stamford

A1 reopens after 24-hour closure following double lorry fire between Grantham and Stamford

09 June 2015

The A1 southbound between Stamford and Grantham reopened at just after 6am this morning, Wednesday August 5, following yesterday’s double lorry fire.


Call for people in Lincolnshire to start donating blood to help fill shortages

08 June 2015
Call for people in Lincolnshire to start donating blood to help fill shortages

Call for people in Lincolnshire to start donating blood to help fill shortages

08 June 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant has revealed that 40% fewer new volunteers came forward across England and North Wales to give blood last year compared to a decade ago.


Update: A1 southbound was shut near Grantham after lorry jack-knifes

08 June 2015
Update: A1 southbound was shut near Grantham after lorry jack-knifes

Update: A1 southbound was shut near Grantham after lorry jack-knifes

08 June 2015

The A1 southbound at Great Ponton was closed earlier to allow for the recovery of a lorry which had jack-knifed.


Warning as paper driving licence is scrapped

08 June 2015
Warning as paper driving licence is scrapped

Warning as paper driving licence is scrapped

08 June 2015

Motorists are being warned to be aware of changes taking effect​ today, Monday June 8, as the paper counterpart for the driving licence is scrapped.


UPDATE: All lanes now open following vehicle fire on A14 and A1M link road

08 June 2015
UPDATE: All lanes now open following vehicle fire on A14 and A1M link road

UPDATE: All lanes now open following vehicle fire on A14 and A1M link road

08 June 2015

The A14 spur road now fully reopened eastbound between J14 of A1M and J23 Spittals roundabout this morning, Monday June 8, due to a van fire.


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