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Police attend ‘concern for welfare’

Police have attended a concern for welfare call on Spilsby Road, in Boston, today (Friday).

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The defendant's girlfriend was afraid of being attacked by killer clowns, the court heard. Photo for illustration purposes only.

Man imported weapons to protect girlfriend from ‘killer clowns’ following internet craze

A man who imported prohibited weapons, did so because his girlfriend was afraid of being attacked by clowns after seeing images of such incidents on Facebook, a court has been told.

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Trust in court after patient died having been impaled on hospital equipment, jury hears

A hospital patient died when he fell while in a lifting hoist and was impaled on part of the equipment, a jury heard.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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CCTV released after Spalding car theft

CCTV has today, Wednesday April 19, been released of men police want to trace in connection with a car theft from a business park.

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COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

Here’s a rundown of some of the latest results from cases heard at Boston Magistrates’ Court...

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Man arrested in connection with death of 23-year-old Chase Tate, found by Lincolnshire roadside

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing the death of a 23-year-old by dangerous driving in East Lindsey.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Some hay bales previously dumped at a Lincolnshire farm as part of a scam.

Boston farmer is latest victim of waste criminals

A Boston farmer has become the latest victim of unscrupulous waste criminals in Lincolnshire, the Environment Agency has reported.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Man who sexually abused teenage girl jailed

A man who sexually abused a teenage girl at the end of a night out in a Boston pub was today (Tuesday) jailed for two-and-a-half years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Tributes to “much loved mother, daughter, sister and friend” murdered in her Boston home

Tributes have been paid to a woman killed in Boston who was a “much loved mother, daughter, sister and friend.”

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UPDATE: Missing Jodie is found

A 15-year-old who went missing and was believed to be in Skegness has been found.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Wife found guilty of stabbing her husband in the back during row

A woman faces jail after she was convicted of stabbing her husband in the back during a row at their home.

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Man who robbed Boston petrol station faces ‘substantial prison sentence’

A man who admitted robbery of a petrol filling station has been warned he faces a ‘substantial prison sentence’.

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Gang of drivers deliberately causing crashes with lone women motorists as part of insurance scam sweeping UK

Gang of drivers deliberately causing crashes with lone women motorists as part of insurance scam sweeping UK

A group of men appear to be targeting lone women drivers in order to make fraudulent insurance claims.

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Man allegedly stabbed by his wife ‘was running away’, jury told

A man who was allegedly stabbed by his wife told a jury he ran away after seeing the knife.

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COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

Here’s our latest register of cases heard at Boston Magistrates’ Courts...

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Man attacked wife in front of TV before dragging her and drowning her in the bath of Boston flat, murder trial jury told

A woman was attacked in front of the TV before being dragged into the bathroom and drowned in her Boston flat, a forensic scientist told a murder trial today.

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