Police investigate after theft of high-value paintings in Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information about a burglary that took place at a property in Stanhope Road, Horncastle, between April 9-15.

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Horncastle man, 21, sentenced for exposing genitals to dog-walker

A 21-year-old university graduate made sexual suggestions to and twice masturbated in front of a 41-year-old woman as she walked her dogs in Horncastle’s Spa Trail, a court has been told.

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Trust in court after patient died having been impaled on hospital equipment, jury hears

A hospital patient died when he fell while in a lifting hoist and was impaled on part of the equipment, a jury heard.

JAILED: Shaun Coles.

BREAKING: Louth man Shaun Coles (24) jailed for child sex offences

A Louth man who committed a sex offence against a 12 year old girl was today (Wednesday) jailed for 30 months at Lincoln Crown Court.

Police made arrests last week in connection with the controlling of prostitution in the area

Burglars targeted house ‘just 24 hours after the occupant passed away’

Burglars targeted a house in the Fulstow area last night (Monday), just one day after the elderly resident who lived in the house passed away.

Girls bike stolen from a West Street outbuilding

Girl’s bike stolen from Horncastle outbuilding

Lincolnshire Police have reported that two cycles were stolen from a West Street outbuilding between 5pm on April 11 and 1.45pm on April 12.


Car windows smashed in Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses after car windows were smashed in Accommodation Road over the weekend.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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South Reston ‘drug driver’ banned from the roads

A South Reston man who drove with almost twice the legal limit of cannabis in his body after celebrating a friend’s birthday, has been banned from driving for a year.

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Costcutter ‘armed robbery’ victim speaks out

A Louth shopkeeper has relived the moment he wrestled a knife off an armed robber earlier this week.

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Art collection and jewellery worth thousands stolen from Horncastle home

A collection of art and jewellery has been stolen from a home in Horncastle.

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Man arrested in connection with death of 23-year-old Chase Tate, found by Lincolnshire roadside

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing the death of a 23-year-old by dangerous driving in East Lindsey.

Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Burglary at Kemps Hardware Store, Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglarly at Kemps Hardware Store and the adjoining property, North Street, Horncastle.

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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County council continues to fight fraud

Lincolnshire authorities are getting smarter and more effective at fighting fraud.

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Thieves steal large amount of meat, fish and alcohol from Woodhall Spa business

A large amount of meat, fish and beer has been stolen from a Woodhall Spa business.

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UPDATE: Missing Jodie is found

A 15-year-old who went missing and was believed to be in Skegness has been found.

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How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Police & Crime Commissioner: ‘My blueprint to tackle crime’

A new blueprint for tackling crime and supporting victims has been unveiled by Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

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