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Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

New laws coming into force on 1 March will mean that drivers caught using their mobile phone while at the wheel will face double penalty points and a double fine.

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BREAKING: Jacob Benet Cook pleads guilty to child sex offences

A Woodhall Spa man will be sentenced next month after he today (Tuesday) admitted attempting to incite a 13-year-old girl to engage in sexual activity.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Chief Constable Bill Skelly and Lincolnshire PCC Marc Jones with NFU members

Chief Constable vows new focus on rural crime and hare coursing

The Chief Constable for Lincolnshire today vowed to launch a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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UPDATE: Teenager arrested after A16 collision

A teenage male has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and drug possession following a collision between a car and a van yesterday (Thursday)

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Horncastle man fined for illegal fishing in Lincolnshire

Horncastle man fined for illegal fishing in Lincolnshire

A Horncastle man is among seven Lincolnshire anglers who have been landed with penalties totalling more than £4,000 for fishing without a licence.

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Lincolnshire force sees rise in recorded hate crime – but not ‘in the aftermath of Brexit’

Lincolnshire has seen a rise in hate crime but police say there has been ‘no sharp increase in racially or religiously motivated crime in the aftermath of Brexit’, instead saying the biggest rise was against disability and LGBT communities.

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Unique bike stolen from East Barkwith

Motorbike theft at East Barkwith

A Honda 450 CRF off-road motorbile has been stolen from East Barkwith.

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The unauthorised roadside advertisement in Jubilee Way, Horncastle.

Horncastle business owner prosecuted for roadside advertisement

East Lindsey District Council has successfully prosecuted Andrew Riddel of Horncastle for siting and displaying an advert on the side of a large lorry trailer without advertising consent.

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Hare Coursing

31 incidents of hare coursing in 48-hour operation across Lincolnshire at weekend

Lincolnshire police received 31 reports of hare coursing on Saturday and Sunday in a crackdown on this illegal form of hunting.

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Daniel Thomas tragically died last Wednesday (February 8).

UPDATE: Police name victim of Ludborough collision

Lincolnshire Police have today (Monday) released the identity of the man who tragically lost his life in a collision on the A18 at Ludborough last week.

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Market Rasen man admits attacking woman with a wooden chair leg

A Market Rasen man attacked a woman friend with a wooden chair leg after arguing with her, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Friday).

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Lincolnshire Police warning over ‘angry’ prank calls

Lincolnshire Police are raising awareness after numerous reports about ‘angry’ prank phone calls in the county.

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See policing from the inside with ‘ride along’ scheme

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go out on a police patrol?

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Grayscroft Coaches (stock image).

Two Grayscroft coaches stolen and dumped in Grimsby

Two coaches have been stolen from Mablethorpe-based company Grayscroft Coaches in the last fortnight, before being left abandoned in Grimsby.

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Thirteen-year-old Amy Gilpin (right) alongside her sisters Megan and Lindsey.

Louth girl’s fundraiser for ‘murdered’ cousin Katie Rough (7)

A 13-year-old girl from the Louth area will be losing her locks next weekend to help fund a permanent memorial to her cousin Katie Rough (7), who was brutally stabbed to death near her home last month.

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The stolen van.

Van stolen in North Thoresby

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information about the theft of a Ford Transit van in North Thoresby last month.

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The incident at Thacker Bank, Theddlethorpe.

Police warning after Theddlethorpe collision

The Mablethorpe and Alford Neighbourhood Policing Team have today (Wednesday) warned motorists to ‘take care’ after a car ended up in a ditch in Theddlethorpe.

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Legoland in Windsor. Picture: Wikicommons/Flikr

Huge cannabis factory uncovered at Legoland

A huge cannabis factory has been uncovered at Legoland - apparently planted by someone sneaking in from the Queen’s estate.

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Ruslanas Solovjovas

Ex-army sniper jailed for shooting people with air rifle in Boston

A man who shot five people with an air rifle in Boston had served as a sniper in the Lithuanian Army.

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