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Warning over rogue traders in Wragby

Police have issued a warming to residents following reports of rogue traders in the Wragby area.

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Deputy PCC Stuart Tweedale with PCSO Nigel Wass and two  officials from Trading Standards.

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.

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Ali's Curry House breached hygiene guidelines

BREAKING: Trial date set for hit-and-run victim’s brother after fraud allegations

An Alford man today (Friday) denied charges of fraud following an allegation that he pocketed cash donated for a plaque in memory of his dead brother.

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Alford man in court charged with pocketing cash donated in memory of dead brother

A man today, Friday, denied charges of fraud following an allegation that he pocketed cash donated for a plaque in memory of his dead brother.

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Motorists are being asked to avoid Lings Way after the collision this morning.

Police warning to ensure children are safe online

Horncastle Police have urged parents to ensure children are aware of the increasing threat of any ‘hidden dangers’ lurking on the internet.

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Two men have been arrested as part of a nationwide waste crime investigation

Two men, believed to be involved in organised crime in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire, arrested in dual raids

Two men, believed to be involved in organised crime in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire, have been arrested in connection with a nationwide waste crime investigation today, Tuesday February 13.

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Beware of bogus scam calls

‘These men can be rather pushy’: Police warning over cold callers

An East Lindsey PCSO has warned residents against giving personal information to suspected cold callers, following recent incidents in Minting and Woodhall Spa.

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Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault occasioning grievous bodily harm in Aylesbury.

Money stolen from till at Horncastle hardware store

Money was taken from the till of a Horncastle shop today (Tuesday) while a shopkeeper was distracted.

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Armed officers deployed inside the Palace of Westminster. Picture: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

UPDATE: Suspicious letter in Parliament contained ‘non-harmful’ white powder

Police investigating a suspicious letter delivered to an office in the Houses of Parliament found it contained white powder which was ‘non-harmful’, the House of Commons said.

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Lincolnshire Police joining bid to tackle knife crime.

Lincolnshire Police join fight to tackle knife crime

Starting today (Monday), Lincolnshire Police will be joining other forces across the country in a week-long operation to tackle knife crime.

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Police appeal after theft of motorbike

Horncastle Police are appealing for witnesses and asking people to be vigilant after the recent theft of a red Honda quadbike.

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Hubbards Hills suffered incident of vandalism at the end of last year.

‘Psychic supper’ in support of Hubbards Hills after vandalism incidents

A psychic supper will take place at The Wheatsheaf in Louth later this month to raise funds for Hubbards Hills.

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Panel supports Police & Crime Commissioner’s precept proposal

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Panel has agreed to support the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, in his proposal to increase the police’s share of Council Tax by 5.8 per cent for 2018/19.

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Fresh allegations of fox hunting in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police say a member of the public has reported an allegation that fox hunting took place in Glentworth, west of Market Rasen, on Wednesday afternoon (February 7).

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Hoax 999 calls put lives at risk after wasting ‘180 hours’ of fire brigade’s time

Hoax 999 calls could have cost Lincolnshire firefighters up to 180 hours in delays in reaching emergencies between April and December last year.

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Police officer dismissed after found to be ‘the author of his own injuries’

A Lincolnshire police officer has been dismissed for gross misconduct after a panel found that he injured himself and then repeatedly claimed that he had been assaulted while on duty.

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Woodhall Spa man faces historic sexual abuse trial

A Woodhall Spa man has appeared before magistrates in Boston on allegations of historic sexual abuse.

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Police investigate fox hunting and criminal damage claims

Lincolnshire Police have today (Wednesday) confirmed they are investigating incidents of fox hunting and criminal damage in a village near Horncastle.

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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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Police officer accused of making up attack ‘still thinks he was assaulted’

A Lincolnshire police officer who is alleged to have falsely claimed that he was attacked while on duty today (Tuesday) said he still thinks he was assaulted by a third party.

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