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Lincolnshire’s gritters drive the equivalent of to the South Pole and back to keep roads safe

Despite a catalogue of minor and more serious collision on Lincolnshire’s roads in recent days due to ice and snow, the county council says its gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back.

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Snow in the Wolds today. Photo: Horncastle Police

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters gear up for weekend of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures forecast over the next few days, the county’s gritters are ready to roll.

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A Lancaster taxy run pictured at an open day earlier this year.

A chance to view restoration work on famous Just Jane

An aviation museum near Horncastle is giving people the chance to take a closer look at work to restore a Lancaster bomber to its former glory.

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The scene of the crash on the A52

Police seek driver of dark coloured vehicle after fatal crash on A52 near Chapel St Leonards

Police are appealing for a driver of a dark coloured vehicle to get in touch after a crash in which a young man died yesterday.

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Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

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Councillors call on Horncastle residents to complain about state of roads

Residents and businesses in Horncastle have been urged to report as many complaints as possible about the ‘shocking state’ of some local roads.

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Ex-officer slams A153 repairs as ‘shambles’

A former Lincolnshire County Council highways officer has criticised the authority amid more complaints about repairs to the A153 in Coningsby.

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Statistics as part of Road Safety Week

As part of their road safety week (Monday, November 20, to Sunday, November 26) the charity Brake have released research findings into the impact of road collisions.

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RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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The blessing and ceremony at the Horncastle gritting depot. EMN-171120-133538001

Good attendance at blessing ceremony for gritter

A blessing ceremony took place at the Horncastle gritting depot last week ahead of the winter season.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Blessing for towns gritters ahead of winter season

A ceremony will take place in Horncastle tomorrow (Thursday) to bless gritters ahead of the winter season.

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Flt Lt Ryan Lawton has finished his season as the 2017. on Friday 20th October, Flt Lt Lawton handed over the Display Pilot role to 29(R) Sqn pilot Flt Lt Jim Peterson. EMN-170311-140753001 EMN-170311-140753001

Jim takes to the skies as new Typhoon display pilot

Flight Lieutenant Jim Petersen is looking forward to an exciting mission in 2018 as the RAF’s new Typhoon display pilot.

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What behaviour do you find most annoying when on the road?

REVEALED: The most irritating driving habits that bug motorists, according to you

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Council - We’resorry for road ‘closed’ chaos

Lincolnshire County Council has apologised to motorists who claimed they faced an unnecessary 18-mile diversion, because contractors had failed to remove ‘road closed’ signs.

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Man killed in serious crash near Boston

A man has died after the car he was driving left the road near Boston yesterday

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Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Jones at the launch of his road safety summit. EMN-170311-143112001

Pioneering road safety summit kicks off in Lincolnshire

A road safety summit has been taking place today (Friday) called by the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner in a bid to reduce the carnage on Lincolnshire’s roads.

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Residents may be trained to use speed guns in a new road safety initiative to be launched on Friday. EMN-171031-091600001

Lincolnshire residents to be offered speed guns in new drive to curb road deaths

Residents across the county will be offered special training and radar guns in a new initiative designed to improve road safety in Lincolnshire.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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