VIDEO: Reactions from staff to Prince Charles' visit to Boston's Freshtime UK factory

Staff at Boston food processing factory Freshtime UK were thrilled, excited and nervous to meet the Prince of Wales on Monday.

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Lincolnshire Police officers awarded two extra days off a year

The Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police has announced he is awarding officers in the county two extra days leave - to focus on their ‘wellbeing’.

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Traffic queues on A52 between Boston and Skegness after traffic light failure

There are reports of traffic queues on the A52 between Skegness and Boston due a traffic light failure.


Prince Charles hears of recyclable packaging innovations during visit to Boston food processing business

The Prince of Wales has learned about innovations in recyclable alternatives to plastic packaging during a visit a Boston food factory this morning (Monday).
Sleaford policeman Pc Jimmy Conway posted this photo: "Plenty going on in Sleaford this evening. A right palaver to get in to work today with the weather, but I'm here, with lots of layers on.  I'm on till 7am. We've also got one of our finest LincsSpecials with us too." EMN-180318-092222001

UPDATE: More road disruption as mini Beast from the East hits Lincolnshire

There have been more reports from Lincolnshire Police advising people not to travel after drifting snow badly affected some roads in the county overnight.

Lincoln Crown Court.

Lincolnshire nurse who put patients at risk by stealing morphine gets suspended jail sentence

A Lincolnshire nurse who put patients at risk when she altered medical records to steal morphine from Lincoln County Hospital has today (Friday) been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Join in RAF centenary celebration event at Sleaford railway station

Sleaford Railway Station will be holding a Vintage Afternoon as part of the centenary celebrations of the RAF and English Tourism Week.

Traffic news

Multi-vehicle collision on A17 Heckington bypass now cleared, say police

A multi-vehicle collision reported on the A17 heading eastbound at Heckington has now been cleared, say Lincolnshire Police.

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Former Lincolnshire school teacher caught with thousands of child porn images fails to get jail sentence reduced

A disgraced former Lincolnshire school teacher who was caught with thousands of child porn images yesterday (Wednesday) failed in a Court of Appeal bid for freedom.

Thousands of fish are thought to have died from the ammonia pollution incident in the River Witham, says Lincolnshire Rivers Trust.

Environment Agency officials have located source of River Witham pollution

Environment Agency investigators say they are preparing to bring criminal prosecutions after finding the source of a pollution incident on the River Witham that has killed thousands of fish.

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Gritting update: Further snow flurries predicted later as Lincolnshire gritter teams gear up for another day’s battle to clear roads

It has been another busy night for Lincolnshire’s gritting team.

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Snow and ice cause challenges for ambulance service across Lincolnshire

East Midlands Ambulance Service says that less life-threatening patients are facing long waits due to crews having to deal with the challenging weather conditions over the last two days.

Police say the A607 is still blocked between Leadenham and Bracebridge Heath. Photo: Lincs Police. EMN-180103-172527001

Update - Photos of roads closed by police north and south of Sleaford due to drifting snow

Lincolnshire Police have issued news that the A607 from Navenby to Bracebridge Heath is still closed due to drifting snow.

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Lincolnshire hospitals postponing non-urgent appointments and procedures today and tomorrow (Friday)

Managers at Lincolnshire hospitals are to postpone non-urgent appointments for a second day and tomorrow (Friday) as well due to the ongoing snowy conditions making it difficult for staff and patients to travel.

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Gritters gear up for evening runs across county

Lincolnshire’s gritters will continue their battle against the snow and ice into the evening.

Health news

Non-urgent appointments cancelled at Lincolnshire hospitals today

Non-urgent appointments at Lincolnshire hospitals have been cancelled, according to managers.

Roadworks stock

New system sees 2,500 less days of roadwork delays

Better co-ordination of utility works by Lincolnshire County Council has seen 2,500 fewer days of disruption for motorists


VIDEO: County council announces tax rise for Lincolnshire households for coming year.

Council tax is to increase across Lincolnshire for the coming year, according to the Leader of the County Council.
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Major hare coursing event could be staged in Lincolnshire this month

Lincolnshire Police are warning the public and landowners to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity after receiving news that a major hare coursing competition may be staged in the county.

Which slice is laced with fiery chilli? The new pizza roulette challenge from Sleaford's Oasis Pizza and Kebab. EMN-180126-160629001

Town takeaway is challenging diners to Pizza Roulette

Anyone up for a game of pizza roulette?

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