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Lincolnshire Police fighting back in the battle to beat scams

Lincolnshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has revealed how a woman was ‘conned’ out of her home and £250,000 as part of a dating scam.

Crime
Car driver dies after collision with bus near Horncastle

Car driver dies after collision with bus near Horncastle

Police have confirmed that the driver of a car which was involved in a collision with a bus on the A158 near Horncastle yesterday (Monday) was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Achurch and Sons, Horncastle

Councillors give Costa the thumbs up

Councillors in Horncastle have given a resounding ‘thumbs up’ to Costa Coffee opening a new outlet in the town.

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Louth and Horncastle MP left Twitter due to ‘death threats and nastiness’

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has confirmed she was forced to scrap her Twitter account because of ‘death threats and nastiness.’

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Horncastle is on course for a bright future

More than 80 per cent of people have backed plans for a new Horncastle bypass, while 70 per cent would welcome the arrival of a Costa Coffee house in the town.

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Woodhall Spa.

Woodhall Spa to appear on TV in bid to become Britain’s best village

Residents of Woodhall Spa might spot something familiar if they turn on their televisions on Friday afternoon.

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Woodhall Spa.

Planning officer recommends refusal for 360 new homes in Woodhall Spa

An East Lindsey District Council planning officer has recommended refusal for a controversial plan to build 360 new homes in Woodhall Spa - with the final decision due to be made by a planning committee next Thursday (February 1).

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Improvement works in Bridge Street earlier this afternoon.

Improvement works in Bridge Street

Motorists faced slight delays for much of today (Friday) in Horncastle as Anglian Water carried out improvements in Bridge Street.

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East Lindsey crime: Burglaries fall while sexual offences rise

Crime in East Lindsey increased by just 1.13 per cent last year, figures released today (Friday) show.

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Achurch and Sons, Horncastle

Costa Coffee could be coming to Horncastle

Costa Coffee could be coming to Horncastle, the News can exclusively reveal.

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Victoria Atkins MP speaking in the House of Commons.

High-flying MP is tipped to top the Tory pops!

Louth and Horncastle MP Victoria Atkins has been tipped for yet another promotion by some of the country’s leading political writers.

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Copper plant pots stolen in Horncastle

Copper plant pots stolen in Horncastle

Horncastle Police have urged residents to ‘remain vigilant’ after eight copper plant pots were stolen from an address in Foundry Street.

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RAF Typhoon fighter jet

New Typhoons at RAF Coningsby in multi-billion pound deal between Britain and Qatar

A new squadron of Typhoon fighter jets will be based at RAF Coningsby as part of a multi-billion pound deal signed between Britain and Qatar.

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Street light

Deadline looms for your views on street lights

Local residents, businesses and organisations have until Friday January 5 to complete a questionnaire on the impact of part-night street lighting, whether positive or negative.

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Big Brother is watching you... but there are no guarantees!

An end could finally be in sight to East Lindsey’s great CCTV debacle.

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Council tax

Happy New Year - your council tax is going up!

Anticipated rises in council tax bills across East Lindsey are likely to put an even bigger squeeze on household budgets in the coming year, it can be revealed.

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Figures reveal 479 ‘assaults’ on EMAS staff

Shocking figures revealed by the East Midlands Ambulance Service show that staff members suffered 479 assaults while attending call-outs between April and November 2017.

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Victoria Atkins MP.

Atkins makes a ‘solid start’ in her ministerial debut

Louth and Horncastle MP, Victoria Atkins, has been praised by several leading political writers after making her ministerial debut at Westminster last week.

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Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP in the cockpit of a Typhoon. Photo: John Aron

EXCLUSIVE: Defence Secretary visiting RAF Coningsby today

Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson MP visited RAF Coningsby this afternoon.

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Coningsby residents urged to keep properties secure after ‘suspicious incidents’

Coningsby residents urged to keep properties secure after ‘suspicious incidents’

Lincolnshire Police have urged residents living in the Coningsby area to make sure their properties are secure.

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