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Kira’s dramatic haircut to help poorly children

A schoolgirl from Swineshead has had more than 20cm of her hair cut in aid of charity.

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Any witnesses have been asked to call police on 101

Warning after ‘hare coursers’ spotted

Rural crime officers are warning people to ‘be alert’ this morning (Wednesday) after alleged harecoursers were moved on from between Frithville and Gipsey Bridge.

Crime
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Lincolnshire council leaders take fight for a fair funding deal to House of Commons

County council leader Coun Martin Hill will today (Wednesday) be joining Lincolnshire MPs in a meeting with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government to discuss getting a better funding deal for the area.

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Carol Emerson and her husband John from Elms Farm Cottages are presented their award by Gillian Richardson from Select Lincolnshire who presented them with the award.  Picture: Chris Vaughan Photography.

Holiday cottages business near Boston wins its ninth award

A self-catering holiday cottages business near Boston has just added another gong to their total - now standing at a whopping nine awards.

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Lincolnshire Police.

Lincolnshire Police support ‘anti-slavery day’

As part of their promotion of anti-slavery day, Lincolnshire Police are using their most complex operation of its kind to demonstrate that they will leave no stone unturned when it comes to protecting victims.

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VIDEO: Lincolnshire Police try new PlayStation Gran Turismo game to polish driving skills before taking to the track at Silverstone

Lincolnshire Police officers have been honing their driving skills with the help of the latest PlayStation Gran Turismo game.

Crime
The tigers prefer to sleep on their new heated shelves at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park. ANL-171017-172321001

‘It’s the last straw’: Lincolnshire tigers prefer underfloor heating!

Eleven rare tigers at a local wildlife park are turning their stripy backs on straw beds for underfloor heating.

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Hate crime survey launched in Lincolnshire

Hate crime survey launched in Lincolnshire

A survey is being carried out in Lincolnshire to help organisations tackle hate crime.

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Birthday girl Marjorie (Madge) Hands.

Former teacher Madge marks 100th

A former headteacher in the Boston area has celebrated her 100th birthday.

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COURT RESULTS: Our weekly register of court cases

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

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Police tape

Woman ‘inappropriately touched’ in Pescod Square shop

A woman was reported to have been ‘inappropriately touched’ in a shop in Boston’s Pescod Square on Saturday.

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Why is the sun and sky such a weird colour?

While Britain braces itself for the possible arrival of Storm Ophelia, here in the east we have been experiencing a hurricane sun.

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Pictured with Jean (centre) (from left) Peter, his wife Julia, and Thomas.

Special reunion held for 90th birthday

A reunion 46 years in the making has taken place between a Boston family and a former lodger of theirs from Denmark to help mark a birthday 90 years in the making.

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Electricity network engineers prepared for storm gales

Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the network that delivers electricity to homes and businesses across northern Lincolnshire, the North East and Yorkshire, is prepared should the forecasted severe gales affect its network,

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Everything you need to know about Storm Ophelia

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Into Town bus on Strait Bargate, Boston. EMN-170910-102915001

Into Town buses to be discussed

Councillors on a town committee have asked the authority’s leaders to meet with bosses of the Into Town bus service for talks about re-routing the service away from Strait Bargate.

Politics
Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Prisoner travelled 125 miles to rob Kirton Co-Op

A prisoner who travelled 125 miles to rob a Lincolnshire store was jailed for 12 years.

Crime

VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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HMP North Sea Camp, Freiston. EMN-140319-132541001

Children’s services brought to prison

A new deal will see two children’s charities running the visitor centre and overseeing children’s visits at prisons including North Sea Camp.

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