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NEW YEAR MESSAGE: Let’s seek out new horizons in 2018 and find reasons to be proud

You will have heard the clichéd phrase New Year, New You. It is usually applied to those who may have overindulged during the festive season and perhaps need to shed a few pounds. But I want to apply this well-worn phrase in a different and slightly extended way – New Year, New You, New Boston.

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones has welcomed today's inspection report

Lincolnshire Police rated as 'good' overall by inspectors but 'requires improvement' in protecting the most vulnerable

A report grading Lincolnshire Police’s effectiveness as “good” has been welcomed by the Police and Crime Commissioner.
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VIDEO: Rare sighting of Snowy Owl on Wainfleet Marsh

A rare sighting of a Snowy Owl on the marsh at Wainfleet is expected to bring a large number of bird spotters to the area.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.

One third of Lincolnshire house fires have no warning from smoke alarms

People are putting themselves at risk by not having smoke alarms or not having them fitted correctly, warn firefighters.

Wreckage after a Red Arrow jet crashed at RAF Valley in north Wales (Peter Byrne/PA)

Tributes paid to Red Arrows engineer killed in plane crash at RAF Valley

Tributes have been paid to an RAF engineer who died when a Red Arrows' jet, heading home to Lincolnshire, crashed yesterday.


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’.


Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven’t realised the regulations have shifted.

Traffic Lights. Picture: Andrew Roe

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.


Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

From left, deputy PCC Stuart Tweedale, dog handler Karl Pownall with police dog Boris and PCC Marc Jones.

Police and Crime Commissioner wants stricter laws to protect officers and their dogs

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, has backed two new laws which are designed to protect police officers and their dogs who are attacked in the line of duty.


County council praised for improving cervical screening uptake

Lincolnshire County Council has been praised for its efforts to help improve cervical screening uptake in the county.

The Red Arrows performing in 2017. Photo: Jon Rigby.

Red Arrows' plane crashes at RAF base

A Red Arrows' plane from Lincolnshire's RAF Scampton has crashed with two pilots ejecting, according to reports.
Warning over phone call-barring scam

Warning over phone call-barring scam

A warning has gone out that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers.

Lincolnshire Police

REVEALED: Nearly 500 sex offenders missing in Britain including four from Lincolnshire

Police have lost tabs on nearly 500 registered sex offenders in Britain, according to a report.

Easter motoring advice

Early Easter warning for drivers

Highways England is today calling on people travelling over the Easter period to make sure they have checked their vehicle before setting off.

A new medical school is to be established in Lincoln

Medical school to open at Lincoln

A new medical school is to be established in an exciting collaboration between the University of Lincoln and the University of Nottingham to offer first-class medical education in Lincolnshire.


School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

His Royal Highness Prince Charles with pupils from Boston's Carlton Road Academy at Age UK Boston and South Holland's office in the town.

‘Prince Charming’ – Boston community welcomes Prince Charles to town

‘Charming’, ‘natural’, ‘knowledgeable’ – just some of the words used to describe Prince Charles by those who met him at his second of two engagements in Boston today (Monday, March 19).

HRH Prince Charles in Tattershall.

The Prince of Wales visits Tattershall

HRH The Prince of Wales was greeted with smiles and flags on his visit to Tattershall Castle and the neighbouring Holy Trinity Church this afternoon (Monday).

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