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UPDATE: Police confirm ‘no murder investigation’ into death of man found with serious injuries hours after ‘trying car door handles’

Police have confirmed they are not currently carrying out a murder investigation into the death of a man after he was found with ‘serious facial injuries’.

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Have you seen Royston?

Concern growing for Lincolnshire man missing from home in freezing conditions

Concern is growing for a Lincolnshire man who has not been seen since Sunday and may need medical assistance.

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‘Damage only’ collision in Freiston

Emergency services attended a collision on Priory Road, in Freiston, last night - however, police said it was ‘damage only’.

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household recycling

Calls to recycle right this Christmas

Lincolnshire’s Waste Partnership is asking county residents to take extra care with recycling over the Christmas period to ensure it is not contaminated.

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Do you recognise this man?

CCTV released after theft of Christmas lights

CCTV has been released of a man police believe could help them with an investigation into the theft of Christmas lights.

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Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police rated as 'Good' by inspectorate but still 'requires improvement in the way it treats its own staff

Lincolnshire Police has been assessed overall as ‘Good’ in the latest HMICFRS report on police legitimacy published today, Tuesday.

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Take extra care on untreated roads

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man found with serious injuries hours after ‘trying car door handles’ dies

A man who was found with serious injuries hours after allegedly been seen trying car door handles has died in hospital following his injuries.

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Police will name convicted drink-drivers over the festive period. Photo: stock.

“We will name you” - force’s Christmas promise to drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police has warned convicted drink-drivers that they will be named and shamed ahead of a county-wide campaign over the festive period.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Skegness man remanded in custody over murder charge

A 39-year-old man accused of murder was today (Monday) remanded in custody following a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court.

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A cool looking mini snowman. Taken by the team at Sandilands Golf Club, Sutton-on-Sea.

Formula for building the perfect snowman

In the wake of the heavy snowfall that descended on the UK over the weekend, experts have today (Monday) revealed the formula for building the perfect snowman.

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Scott Lomax' Supermoon photo.

READER PICTURE: Super photograph of Supermoon

This photograph of last weekend’s Supermoon was shared with The Standard by Scott Lomax.

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Further information and CCTV released in hunt for North Sea Camp absconder

Further information has been released about a North Sea Camp absconder who has now been missing for nearly two weeks - with police saying he may have remained in Lincoln.

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Snow fell across the region yesterday and more is possible today. Photo: Stephen Pollard

Ice and snow warning further extended across eastern counties by Met Office today

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in eastern and south Midland areas today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall.
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Framwork are preparing for their second annual 'Boston Big Snore' sponsored sleep out.

People to ‘sleep rough’ in Boston for charity

A group of brave fundraisers are planning to ‘sleep rough’ in Boston to raise money for homeless people.

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What's on.

Travel back to 1940 with musical event

An evening with music reminiscent of the 1940s is coming to a village near Boston.

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Co-op boosts local good causes

Christmas has come early for two good causes in the Boston area - with funding grants from the Co-op totalling more than £4,400.

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Snow in the Wolds today. Photo: Horncastle Police

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

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Snowed in at home? Know your rights

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days?
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