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Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

Around 50 corrugated asbestos sheets have been dumped on a bridle way at Market Lane, Old Leake, spilling into a dyke. Photos: supplied.

‘Massive’ fly tip of 50 corrugated asbestos sheets in Old Leake is ‘biggest’ council’s ever had

About 50 corrugated asbestos sheets have been found spilling into a dyke in Old Leake, sparking an appeal for information by the council.

VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

A firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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£146k a year but only two apply for top job

Lincolnshire Police have received only two applications for the post of a new Chief Constable - despite advertising the post in America, Canada and Australia.

Thousands of people come to Donna Nook every year to see the grey seal colony and the new pups.

First seal pup has been born in Donna Nook

It’s that time of year again where thousands of visitors will soon be heading to Donna Nook to see the seals and the first pup of the year was born yesterday (Monday, October 24).

Scene from the shoot at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre.

Filmmakers arrive at significant milestone

Sleaford filmmakers at work on their first feature-length production have reached a significant milestone in their endeavour.

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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When do the clocks go back?

When do the clocks go back?

It’s almost that time - don’t get caught out.

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The silt pusher in action.

Demonstration sees Swineshead pond dredged for free

A pond in Swineshead has seen the first ever use in this country of new dredging equipment after a free demonstration of the machinery saw it restored to its original size.

The Poppy Appeal for 2016 was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire.
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Lincolnshire Poppy Appeal Launch

The launch ceremony for the Lincolnshire Royal British Legion 2016 Poppy Appeal took place on Saturday in the Lancaster hangar at the Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby.

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New wave of funding for community mental health projects across Lincolnshire

Over £300,000 of community funding has been earmarked for a variety of organisations and groups that help people manage their mental health problems across Lincolnshire.


Fire Service’s warning after chimney fire at Lincolnshire home

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue has provided safety advice to the public after attending a chimney fire in Dunston, near Metheringham, yesterday evening (Sunday).

Michele Coe-Baxter.

COLUMN: It’s time to address your cyber security

A recent seminar held at our office in Boston revealed that several of the businesses in the room had been affected by cyber crime.

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Author is enlisting the help of Boston with his new book

Boston has been chosen to feature in a series of books about life in towns and cities across the United Kingdom during the First World War.

Premises above Caffe Nero, Boston, which they want to turn into flats.

Flats planned above Caffè

Plans have been submitted to turn the offices above Caffè Nero in Boston into flats.

Fire and Rescue news.

Fire crew called to Algarkirk to put out hedge fire

Firefighters from Kirton were today (Saturday) called to a conifer hedge blaze at Algarkirk.

Lincolnshire Trading Standards warn that fireworks can be misused by terrorists.

Lincolnshire Trading Standards warning over fireworks being “misused by terrorists”

As November 5 draws closer, Lincolnshire Trading Standards is urging shopkeepers to be vigilant as “fireworks have been misused by terrorists”.

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Claire is UK c-ham-pion in pork pie competition with her exotic combination

A Boston woman has won a national pork pie competition with her recipe inspired by continents afar.



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