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Appeal after man pushed trolley into car

Police are appealing for witnesses after an incident in Bourne on Tuesday.

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PCs James Perring and Martin Green with dogs seized from suspected hare coursers.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

SPECIAL REPORT: Police patrol across ‘mecca of hare coursing’ is a big challenge

Police responsible for the safety of the South Holland and Deepings farming community have adopted a “proportionate, firm and fair” approach to the menace of hare coursing.

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Emma Milligan (right), principal trading standards officer at Lincolnshire County Council, with anti-counterfeit cigarettes campaigner Julie Grant.  Photo supplied.

Illegal cigarettes and alcohol seized in county becomes electricity

Emma Milligan of Lincolnshire County Council.

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'Think, Don't Drink' campaign

UPDATE (Wednesday 12.30PM): Drink drive campaign to name offenders

The ‘Think, Don’t Drink’ campaign started on Monday and runs into the New Year. The identities of people found to be driving under the influence of drugs will also be released and police hope this will make people think twice before getting behind the wheel.

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Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones is facing 'some tough choices' after funding for the county's force was frozen by the Government today.  Photo by Graham Newton.  MGJP-03-11-17.

Police cash for Lincolnshire frozen by Government - and cuts may follow

Lincolnshire Police will not receive an increase in its funding from the Government, it has been announced today.

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Lincolnshire Police to “name and shame” drink-drivers

Lincolnshire Police will identify drink-drivers and those driving under the influence of drugs.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

Lincolnshire Police Commissioner issues survey ahead of next year’s budget

The Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner is asking the public to fill in a survey before next year’s budget is set for the county force.

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Corby Glen man fined for dumping litter near village

Corby Glen man fined for dumping litter near village

A Corby Glen man has been fined and left with a bill of £750 for dumping litter on a track to a wooded area outside the village.

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Street lights off

No link between street lights switch-off and crime levels, say police

Lincolnshire Police has today (Monday) released its initial findings into the effect that the introduction of part-night street lighting has had on the county’s crime levels.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards officers Kirsty Toyne and Eve Wrighton with a range of products used by scammers who have cheated victims out of an estimated �2million over the last 18 months.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire County Council.

Scam busting move after victims taken for £2million rides

Lincolnshire Police and trading standards officers are mounting a joint campaign against scams after learning that it may be costing people about £2million a year.

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FORCE STRATEGY: Chief Constable Bill Skelly with Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

New police plan for Lincolnshire hangs on budget settlement

The future standard of policing in South Holland and Lincolnshire rests on an improved cash package from the Government, according to the county’s top cop.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Colsterworth crash: Bulgarians appear in court following the deaths of two men on the A1

Colsterworth crash: Bulgarians appear in court following the deaths of two men on the A1

A Bulgarian woman charged with causing the deaths of two men by dangerous driving following a fatal crash on the A1 at Colsterworth has today appeared at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Market Deeping Police Station.

Sat nav, phone and bicycle stolen in Market Deeping

Thieves struck twice during the same night when a sat nav, phone and bicycle were stolen from separate addresses in Market Deeping.

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Lincolnshire police chiefs demand fairer deal for ‘overstretched’ service

Lincolnshire police chiefs demand fairer deal for ‘overstretched’ service

Lincolnshire Police today called for a fairer funding deal from the Government after it published a report which says the county’s frontline services are ‘overstretched’.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones at the Lincolnshire Road Safety Summit held in Grantham.  Photo by Graham Newton.

Domestic abuse project in Lincolnshire gets £1.4million boost from the Government

An innovative project to tackle domestic abuse throughout South Holland and the Deepings has been awarded a £1.4million grant by the Home Office.

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Market Deeping Police Station.

Police dealing with vandalism spree in Deepings

A spate of vandalism has been reported in the Deepings, two of which left vehicles damaged.

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Police release latest ‘use of force’ figures

More than 130 Lincs police officers have been physically assaulted in the past six months.

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Former teacher Guy Salmon who died in a car crash

Tributes paid to Bourne man killed in A15 crash

The family of 67 year-old Guy Salmon, who died in a collision on the A15 at Rippingale on October 11 have issued a tribute.

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