Woman suffers serious injuries in crash on A16 between Boston and Spalding

A woman suffered serious injuries in a crash on the A16 between Boston and Spalding at the weekend.
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Go to work on a Red Arrow - and maybe visit Lincolnshire to celebrate RAF centenary

It’s not every day you get the chance to sit in a Red Arrow on your way to work – but commuters travelling through Birmingham New Street Station on Wednesday May 16 will be able to do just that.

Police accident

Woman dies after crash at Kirton

A woman has died following a fatal collision at Kirton.
Jolly Fisherman ready to get on board with  ASI surf instructor Phil May iwho  is hoping to promote SUP paddle boarding at the British Kitesports Championships in Skegness on May 19-20.. ANL-180205-143230001 ANL-180205-143230001

SUP-erman is taking boarding to coast event

One of the fastest growing sports in the world is heading to the coast - thanks to a SUP-erman from Boston.

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Blast from the past at RAF Coningsby

Staff at RAF Coningsby got a blast from the past last week as they welcomed an Avro Anson which has been re-painted to look like an aircraft that was stationed at the base about 60 years ago.


Highways England: Get your load home in one piece

Highways England has launched a campaign ahead of Bank Holiday Monday to encourage drivers with bulky items to make sure they are properly secure.

Traffic in Boston. Sleaford Road.

CAMPAIGN: More than 1,280 residents support call for £100m

More than 1,280 residents have signed The Standard’s petition calling for the Government to put aside up to £100m funding towards the Boston Distributor Road, currently on its way by 2036 or longer, but which with funding, could be built sooner.

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Sleaford woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

A 95-year-old Sleaford woman has now died having suffered a massive brain haemorrhage after she was knocked over by a huge wave caused by cars passing through standing water on Friday.

A17 Sleaford bypass protection works declared a success

A17 Sleaford bypass protection works declared a success

Work to repair and protect the A17 Sleaford has been praised as coming to a ‘successful end’ today (Friday).

Lincolnshire Police.

B1192 Langrick Road to remain closed after tanker overturns

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed a busy road in the Coningsby area is set to be closed until well into the evening.

Lincolnshire's beaches.

CAMPAIGN: Tourism leaders offer support for petition to draw down £100m Government money for distributor road

This week The Standard is joined by its sister paper in Skegness as tourism bosses get behind a proposed road which could help travellers explore and enjoy everything our area’s visitor economy has to offer without getting stuck in traffic.

Science teacher Kath Wood with her London Marathon medal. Images supplied

Teacher ‘grits teeth’ to complete London Marathon

A teacher from the Boston area says she had to ‘grit her teeth’ to complete the full 26.2 mile London Marathon at the weekend.

Serious crash blocking A153 at Revesby

Serious crash blocking A153 at Revesby

A serious collision between a car and a van is blocking the A153 at Revesby this evening, Wednesday.

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CAMPAIGN: Business leaders tell how £100 million Boston Distributor Road would open town up to investment

The Standard’s campaign to draw down up to £100 million investment so that the new Boston Distributor Road can be built sooner has been given support by local businesses who say it would create opportunity and make the town more attractive.

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CAMPAIGN: Haulage industry joins campaign to drive £100 million bid for road funding forward!

Following the launch of the Transport for Boston campaign last week, The Standard had been in touch with the Road Haulage Association, the Freight Transport Association and their members to gather their support for the new distributor road.

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Authorities called on to create regular reviews and, change public perception and reduce fear of crime in street lighting recommendations

Six recommendations including better communication and creating a list of exemption sites have been revealed in a draft report assessing the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial decision to switch off tens of thousands of street lights at night.

Lincs Police

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after two car cash in Boston

A man has been arrested following a two car collision in Boston last night.
Police accident

Heavy traffic following accident between car and pedestrian

Traffic was heavily delayed this morning (Monday) on Sleaford Road following an accident involving a car and a pedestrian.

Wroks on the A17 Sleaford bypass embankment. EMN-180326-113753001

Lane closures lifted from A17 Sleaford bypass a month ahead of schedule

Lane closures and speed restrictions have now been lifted from the A17 Sleaford bypass a month early.

Pothole problem

Breaking news: Lincolnshire to get an extra £3.4 million to repair potholes

Lincolnshire has been awarded an extra £3.4 million to repair potholes and other storm damage on roads badly affected by recent winter weather, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today (Monday, March 26).

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