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Man fined and given conditional discharge for three years for illegally dismantling and storing vehicles

A man who illegally dismantled and stored vehicles in Boston has been prosecuted by the Environment Agency.

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Matt Warman.

COLUMN: One year on from Brexit, ‘it is vital we get it right’

Today (Friday) is exactly one year since the European Union Referendum. To mark the occasion, The Standard asked Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman to give his thoughts on Brexit and it’s progress since June 23, 2016 when the country voted to leave the Union.

Opinion
UPDATE: Times for Flying Scotsman passing through Lincolnshire tomorrow (Saturday) have changed

UPDATE: Times for Flying Scotsman passing through Lincolnshire tomorrow (Saturday) have changed

The rail tour operators behind a train pulled by the legendary Flying Scotsman have announced an amended timetable for those interested in seeing it as it passes through the Sleaford area.

Transport
Barrie Hirst 84 of Ruskington, diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration following a routine check up with optometrist at the Vision Express, Sleaford store. EMN-170623-125325001

Ruskington Reverend who had sight-saving eye test urges others to take up free offer of testing in Boston

A grandfather-of-three and retired Methodist Minister from Ruskington has credited his local optician for saving his sight after a crucial referral showed he had age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Health
Lincoln Crown Court.

Gambling addict who stole over £38,000 from Lincolnshire County Council jailed for third time

A gambling addict who stole over £38,000 after being employed by a Lincolnshire County Council sub-contractor despite having previous theft convictions was today (Friday) jailed for 15 months.

Crime
Have you seen this man?

Police appeal to trace man wanted in connection with burglaries in Boston area

Police are appealing for information to trace a man who is wanted in connection with burglaries committed in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Crime
Cars have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have cars across Lincolnshire suddenly been covered in dust?

People across Lincolnshire may have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

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Boston Kuk Sool Won, demonstrate some of the self defence moves. Instructor Arj Boyall being thrown by Alice Katugampola. EMN-170619-102738001

Defence classes offered for ‘frightened’ residents

‘Frightened’ and ‘intimidated’ residents of Boston have been taking part in free self-defence classes after lights in the town were switched off.

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Picture Gallery Lincolnshire Show Day Two

What a difference a day makes.

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Ryan Cronin after his hair cut for Little Princess Trust. EMN-171206-152456001

Youngsters donate hair and raise funds for Little Princess Trust

Two children from Frithville Primary School have donated their hair to the Little Princess Trust.

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Virgin Media users are said to be at risk. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Thousands of Virgin Media customers ‘at risk’ from hackers following investigation

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

Business
Liz Lindley (68) celebrated with husband Bryan (79) ad the rest of the family at the Dower House Hotel in Woodhall Spa.

Horncastle couple celebrate major lottery win

The champagne corks were popping today (Thursday) as a Horncastle grandmother celebrated winning £300,000 on a National Lottery scratchcard.
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Scenes from a previous Framfest event. EMN-170616-152210001

Church fundraiser back for fifth year

An annual fundraiser for St Mary’s Church, in Frampton, returns for its fifth year.

Whats on
Anglian Water is urging residents to use water wisely - although there is no danger of a hose ban at this time.

No hosepipe ban - but please use water wisely say Anglian Water

As June temperatures reach a record high, residents watching their gardens bake in the scorching sun need not worry about a hosepipe ban – for now – but they are being urged to use water wisely.

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Pensioner who murdered disabled neighbour jailed for life

A pensioner was today (Thursday) jailed for life after being convicted of murdering his wheelchair-bound neighbour.

Crime
NHS to hold blood donation sessions

NHS to hold blood donation sessions

There will be a chance to make potentially life-saving blood donations in Sibsey tomorrow (Friday).

Health
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Lincolnshire Show Picture Round-up

Lincolnshire’s county show saw the crowds turn out on one of the hottest days of the year.

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Jail sentence for wife who stabbed her husband after she was caught in ‘compromising position’ with musician

A Boston woman who stabbed her husband during a violent row at their flat in the town leaving him with serious injuries was this afternoon (Wednesday) jailed for two years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Severe weather warning updated for Lincolnshire region with possible thunder and lightning tomorrow

Severe weather warning updated for Lincolnshire region with possible thunder and lightning tomorrow

Met Office forecasters have this afternoon issued a revised ‘severe weather warning’ for our county.

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Pensioner found guilty of ‘sustained attack’ which led to disabled neighbour’s death

A pensioner has today (Wednesday) been convicted of the murder of his disabled neighbour following an incident in which his 61-year-old victim was savagely beaten.

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