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Game of ‘catch-up’ for police in catching hare coursers across South Holland

The Government, police and courts are “playing catch-up” with hare coursers, despite a 15 per cent fall in reports across South Holland and Boston.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police wants to recruit 24 PCSOs

The county police force has 24 posts available in its local neighbourhood teams.

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Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

Lincolnshire pilot scheme will see offenders made to wear ‘sobriety tags’

Offenders will be made to wear ‘sobriety tags’ as part of a pilot scheme aimed at reducing alcohol-fueled crime.

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Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Bill Skelly.  Photo by Martin Birks.

Changes announced at top for Lincolnshire Police

A new-look team at the top of Lincolnshire Police has been named by Chief Constable Bill Skelly.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police to use hi-tech drone to tackle rural crime

A hi-tech drone will be deployed by Lincolnshire Police later this year as part of a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards news.

Beware of copycat websites

Police and trading standards officers for South Holland are warning people about a new type of copycat website.

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Police appeal for potential sexual assault victims to come forward

Police appeal for potential sexual assault victims to come forward

Detectives in Brighton and Hove are appealing for potential victims of sexual assault to come forward following two incidents in the city.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

County force ‘back to normal’ following reduction of national security threat to ‘severe’

The chief constable of Lincolnshire Police said the force has “returned to normal” now the national security threat has been reduced from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’.

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Bomb hoax causes Stamford college evacuation

A student’s sick joke about having a bomb in her locker led to the evacuation of a further education college.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Lincolnshire Police warn people to be vigilant following Manchester bombing

The assistant chief constable of Lincolnshire Police says people must be vigilant and report any suspicious acitivity as the threat of a terrorist attack remains high following last night’s bombing in Manchester.

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Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton is to leave Lincolnshire Police at the end of June to take up the same post at Derbyshire Constabulary.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Deputy Chief Constable to move forces across the East Midlands

NEW POST: DCC Gary Knighton.

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Man from Carlby sentenced to 18 years in prison for raping and threatening to kill a teenager

A 32-year-old man from a village near Stamford has been sentenced to 18 years for raping and threatening to kill an 18-year-old woman in Guildford in October 2016.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Motorcycle stolen from garage near Bourne

A trials-type motorbike was when a garage was broken into on Swallow Hill, Thurlby, near Bourne, on Thursday.

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Court news

Couple jailed after stealing £150,000 from elderly neighbour

A couple have been jailed after stealing £150,000 from their elderly neighbour.

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Police news.

Tools stolen during shed burglary in Thurlby

A strimmer and chainsaw were stolen from a shed that was burgled in Obthorpe Lane, Thurlby.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Theft of solar panels from farm near Bourne

Farmers in Bourne area are being warned to be extra vigilant after the theft of a large number of solar panels from a site north of the town.

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Bourne Police Station.  
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Bourne homes targeted in telephone ‘preference’ scam

Police have received reports from people in Bourne who have been targeted by scam phone calls from people claming to be working for the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).

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Hasan Okte, manager of the Central Restaurant, Red Lion Square, Stamford

Thieves hit businesses on Easter Sunday

Two business managers have been left devastated after burglars targeted their premises during Easter.

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RURAL CRIMEWATCH: Bill Skelly, Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, Gordon Corner, NFU East Midlands Regional Director, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Marc Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, and NFU county chairman Mark Leggott.  Photo by Alison Pratt, NFU East Midlands.

New 4x4 fleet part of ‘ambitious’ plan to fight rural crime in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is sending a message to gangs of hare coursers terrorising farming families in South Holland with a £100,000 investment in new transport.

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