Five casualties from two crashes in Bourne area

A number of people needed hospital treatment after two separate crashes in the Bourne area at the weekend.

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Emergency services were called to a two-car crash outside Dawsmere Kennel and Cattery on the A151 Spalding Rd, between Bourne and Twenty, just after 4.10pm today (Saturday).  Photo: SG190115-107TW.

Casualty cut free after two-car crash in Bourne

One person had to be cut free by firefighters after a two-car crash on the edge of Bourne today.

Mark Brailsford, Brightons political satirist and director of the Treason Show, singing the Southern protest song at Brighton station

‘Imagine there’s no Southern’: Rail protest song goes viral

A video of a Southern protest song performed at Brighton Railway Station went viral this weekend, with more than 30,000 views on social media.

The Lincolnshire Road Victims Memorial Fund

Lincolnshire group in bid to build memorial to those who have lost their lives on the county’s roads

A group looking to erect a memorial that will honour those that have lost their lives on Lincolnshire’s roads has received backing from an East Midlands housebuilder.

The scene of the crash on the A1 near Tickencote this morning. Photo: Lee Hellwing

UPDATE: Traffic moving slowly on southbound carriageway of A1 following accident at Stamford

Traffic is now moving slowly after the A1 southbound carriageway was closed this morning following an accident involving three vehicles.

Accident news.

Three collisions this morning on icy roads

Officers from Lincolnshire Police have been busy responding to a number of road traffic collisions this morning.

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Report highway faults to Lincolnshire County Council online

Lincolnshire County Council is asking people to report potholes, faulty traffic lights or any other highways issue via its online reporting system.

The highways reporting system

Report highways issues online and save taxpayers’ cash

‘Be our eyes and ears on the roads,’ is the message to drivers in the area from the county’s highways department.

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Boost for roads funding in county

Lincolnshire County Council now has £35.4m to spend on local road improvements in 2017/18 – and there could be more on the way.

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St Mary's Hill, the Town Bridge, Wharf Road junction and High Street St Martin'sare all set to be affected by roadworks

A month’s worth of roadworks on major route through Stamford to begin next week

Roadworks are set to start on Monday on one of the ‘busiest routes through Stamford town centre’ and will last a month.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

With a wintry January forecast, police driving experts are advising motorists to take extra precautions, with the following specific advice for driving in icy conditions.

Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-170208009

Famous Flying Scotsman to return to Peterborough, Stamford and Melton in 2017

The world-famous steam engine The Flying Scotsman will return to our region this year, stopping at Peterborough, Stamford and Melton.

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The rescued scorpion. Photo: The Exotic Pet Refuge 8uPQprJ2h52AAd5vs6lY

Guatemalan scorpion which halted train at Peterborough gives birth at Deeping Exotic Pet Refuge

A scorpion, which escaped a rail passengers bag bringing a London to Edinburgh train to a halt at Peterborough, has given birth its rescuers have revealed.

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Road deaths in Lincolnshire for 2016 at highest for a decade

Almost a dozen deaths on roads in south-east Lincolnshire have contributed to the highest number of fatalities in the county for a decade, new figures have shown.

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Single vehicle road traffic collision in King Street, Baston, this morning. Photo: Robin Jones EMN-161222-102059001

Car leaves road in Baston and ends up perched over water-filled ditch

Emergency crews were called to Baston this morning after a car left the road and crashed into a ditch.

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DASHCAM FOOTAGE shows shocking lack of concentration paid by lorry driver who killed Lincolnshire couple

DASHCAM FOOTAGE shows shocking lack of concentration paid by lorry driver who killed Lincolnshire couple

The heartbroken daughter of a Woodhall Spa couple killed in an horrific car crash almost 12 months ago has spoken of her anguish and admitted: “My life will never be the same again.”

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Man in hospital after A15 crash in Rippingale

A man is in hospital with injuries after a crash on the A15 in Rippingale on Tuesday night.


Leicestershire and Rutland County Councils to subsidise 747 bus service between Uppingham and Leicester for a year

Leicestershire and Rutland County Councils have agreed £60,000 of emergency funding to ensure the Leicester-Uppingham 747 bus service operates for another year.

Traffic News.

UPDATED: Long delays on A1 after lorry collides with broken down car

There are long queues on the A1 at Stamford this afternoon, Wednesday December 14, after a lorry hit a broken down car.

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