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Residents call on parish help over speeding

Concerned residents have called on a parish council to help them with speeding and dangerous motorists on West End Road, in Wyberton.

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IN PICTURES: Your worst potholes in the Boston area

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far – we asked you where the worst in the Boston area are.

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County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

Extra £1.7 million given to county to deal with potholes - but ‘still more to do’ says council

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far.

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RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

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Lady Sarah McCorquodale EMN-180202-114825001

Lady Sarah McCorquodale, sister of Diana Princess of Wales and former High Sheriff of Lincolnshire, to open memorial to county’s road crash victims

The sister of Princess Diana, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, is to open a memorial to Lincolnshire’s road crash victims in Boston later this year.

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A16 closed while lorry recovered

The A16 was closed for a few hours this morning (Friday) while a lorry, which overturned into a ditch yesterday afternoon, was recovered.

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Coun Richard Davies, Executive Member for Highways and Transportation at Lincolnshire County Council. EMN-180124-154136001

Reflecting on a busy year for Highways

2018 promises to be another busy year for the Highways department at Lincolnshire County Council, according to Coun Richard Davies.

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FURTHER UPDATE: Three-vehicle collision on A16 sees only ‘minor injuries

FURTHER UPDATE: Three-vehicle collision on A16 sees only ‘minor injuries

Police have confirmed a collision which closed the A16 near to Pilgrim Hospital this morning (Monday) resulted in only minor injuries.

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The existing buoy at Custom House Quay in Boston.

Oh buoy! New maritime art plan for town

A new art installation project could see several huge buoys placed around Boston to help promote the town’s maritime heritage.

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Traffic in Boston

Road which closed to gas leak ‘should re-open by weekend’

Boston’s Fydell Street should be re-opened by the weekend, engineers from gas network Cadent have said.

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Coun Richard Davies

‘Ambitious’ £200m plans for ‘coastal highway’ could see ‘massive boost to the entire county’

A series of meetings are taking place this week which could pave the way for one of the most ambitious road schemes in Lincolnshire’s history.

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Traffic in Boston

‘Money for bypass or town bridge in five years’? - Council leader hopes for ‘successful outcome’ in major town scheme

‘If we can get things ready to go, I would hope there’s something within the next five years’ - Boston Borough Council’s leader has told his fellow members regarding the town’s potential share of a £100 million road fund.

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Traffic in Boston. Library image EMN-171025-170653001

Motorists delayed by up to an hour due to series of roadworks in town

Commuters are facing serious delays around Boston due to a number of roadworks taking place at the same time this week.

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Firefighters battling the flames on the main concourse of Nottingham railway station. EMN-181201-114659001

Major Nottingham station fire impacts Lincolnshire rail network

East Midlands Trains staff at Sleaford station have been dealing with passengers affected by the disruption caused to the rail network by a major fire which broke out at Nottingham station in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

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Police accident EMN-171129-141511001

Minor accident causing delays on the A16

Traffic on the A16 near Wyberton is being delayed during the school run by a minor accident this afternoon (Friday).

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Police accident

Two released from car following collision

Two people had to be released from a vehicle following a collision at Hubberts Bridge on Christmas Day.

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Temporary traffic lights are causing long delays.

FURTHER UPDATE: A17 re-opened after barrier is fixed

Swineshead Bridge level crossing has now re-opened following repairs to the barriers, National Rail has confirmed.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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Long delays on A17 between Sleaford and Boston after level crossing failure

There are long delays on the A17 after level crossing barriers got stuck in the down position this morning, Tuesday.

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The roads are expected to be extra busy this Friday

Warning not to travel on ‘frantic Friday’

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” this week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
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