Lincolnshire’s top doctor has flu jab to set example

Lincolnshire’s top doctor has rolled his sleeves up and set an example by having a flu jab before the winter.

Boston Borough Council area from The Stump.

Risk of £100 fine for not having poo bag in Boston Borough villages

Dog walkers in Frampton, Kirton, Sutterton and other villages in the Boston Borough Council will soon face a £100 fine for not clean up after their pets.

Lincolnshire County Council news.

BREAKING NEWS: Devolution plans in tatters as county councillors vote ‘No’

Lincolnshire County Council has today voted against plans for a new Greater Lincolnshire Combined Authority and Mayor.

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Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman

Boston and Skegness MP calls on Government to ‘treat people like people’ during EU migrant rights debate

The MP for Boston and Skegness has told ministers in the House of Commons that ‘When we get immigration wrong, we divide our country, we divide our towns and we foster radical parties that bring out the worst in good people’.

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Coun Robin Hunter-Clarke.

Lincolnshire UKIP councillor criticised after running for seat 255 miles away in Wales

A Lincolnshire County councillor who is also in the running for a seat in another county council 255 miles away has defended the move.

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VIDEO: Boston group hopes to show community has More in Common as part of nationwide project

A new group is hoping to show there is ‘More in Common’ in our communities and bring people together.

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Street lights in Stamford, Bourne, Boston and Spalding go LED - but thousands will be turned off all together

Work to introduce a more cost-effective approach to street lighting in the county will continue in and around Bourne, Stamford, Spalding and Boston over the next few months - but 3,000 street lights are being turned off for good.

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Operation Drive Insured is a national campaign targeting motorists who drive whilst uninsured.

Police mount national operation to tackle uninsured driving in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is getting behind Operation Drive Insured, the first ever campaign to promote motor insurance enforcement.

NV Grocery Stores. Carlton Road, Boston.

Grocery store has its licence suspended after breaches found

A Boston off-licence has had its licence suspended for 21 days following a meeting of the council’s licensing committee today (Monday).


County MPs push for funding for spread of ‘Boris Bikes’ and a sustainable transport hub for Skegness

Lincolnshire MPs have sought a commitment from Government ministers to continued investment in the county’s cycle network, as well as pushing for a cycling Hub for Skegness and an expansion of the ‘Boris bike’ cycle hire scheme to North Kesteven and East Lindsey.

A cheese and wine evening at The Mallard Lounge, Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, raised �1,040 towards a memorial garden for road crash victims and at the cheque presentation event are (from left) Neal Mugglestone, Amanda Meeds, Barrie Rawlings, Barbara Blatherwick, Anne and Geoff Bourne, Pauline Rawlings and  Alan Coupland, owner of Westwood Lakes.

Road crash victims tribute gets £1,040 cash boost from Wyberton charity event

A project to create a lasting memorial for road crash victims in Lincolnshire has received £1,040 worth of donations from individuals and businesses.

Lincoln Crown Court.

Deepings fraudster jailed for pocketing over £50,000 of dead father’s pension

A Deepings fraudster who claimed nearly £52,000 of his father’s work pension for seven years after his death has been jailed for two years.

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Volunteers needed at Home-Start Lincolnshire to help families

Volunteers needed at Home-Start Lincolnshire to help families

People who can offer some help and support to young families in Boston are being invited to volunteer for Home-Start Lincolnshire.

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An inquest into the death of toddler Jenson Whitmore resulted in a conclusion of accidental death.

Warning from coroner about garden ponds after toddler’s ‘tragic’ accident in Gosberton Risegate

The Coroner for South Lincolnshire has highlighted the dangers of garden ponds after the “terrible and tragic” death of a 19-month-old toddler.

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Stuart Taylor, Assistant Director, Fraud Investigation Service, HMRC.

THE BIG READ: Joint action across Lincolnshire to stub out illegal cigarette racket costing the UK billions

The trade in illegal tobacco at stores in Spalding and across Lincolnshire has suffered a £50,000 blow after a joint intelligence operation on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Coun Marc Jones (front left), Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, at the launch of Operation Galileo with Chief Inspectors David Buckley of Norfolk Constabulary, Deborah Clark and Jim Tyner (both Lincolnshire Police), Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Coun Stuart Tweedale (front right) and NFU Holland (Lincs) members.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Do the numbers add up on a wafer-thin blue police bill?

Four months after taking office as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire, Coun Marc Jones has produced his first vision of policing across the county.

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Pictured, from left, Steven Woolfe, Bonnie Greer, Priti Patel, host David Dimbleby, Richard Burgon and Rod Liddle.

Immigration and Brexit lead debates on Question Time

Pictured, from left, Steven Woolfe, Bonnie Greer, Priti Patel, host David Dimbleby, Richard Burgon and Rod Liddle.

GALILEO STATISTICS: PC Nick Willey, rural and wildlife crime officer, with Chief Inspector Jim Tyner and a drone available to hunt hare coursers across South Holland.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Ton of trouble at start of hare coursing season in South Holland

There have exactly 100 reports of hare coursing across the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian news area in the last four weeks, according to Lincolnshire Police.

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