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Lincolnshire Police changes shift patterns for greater efficiency

Lincolnshire Police has made changes to the hours worked by its police community support officers that will see them work an extra 30,000 hours at weekends each year.

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The SKDC control room.

Grantham-based CCTV operators recognised for keeping South Kesteven safe

Dedicated work by two of South Kesteven District Council’s CCTV operators has been recognised with awards from Lincolnshire Police.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Boost for weekend Lincolnshire PCSO cover

Lincolnshire Police has made changes to the hours worked by its PCSOs that will see these officers work an extra 30,000 hours at weekends each year.

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Lady Sarah McCorquodale, sister of Diana, Princess of Wales, and other guests release doves to officially open the Lincolnshire Road Victims Memorial at Westgate Woods, Wyberton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG210418-192TW.

New ‘Fatal 4 flying squad’ for Lincolnshire is launched

A new and specially-trained team tasked with tackling the main causes of crashes on Lincolnshire’s roads is to be rolled out across the county.

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Lincolnshire Police reveals upsurge in assualts on officers

Lincolnshire Police reveals upsurge in assualts on officers

Lincolnshire Police has revealed that nine officers have been assaulted recently as they carried out their duties - with six injured while dealing with one woman.

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MP Nick Boles

Grantham and Stamford MP in cross-party push on NHS

Nick Boles has made a cross-party plea for long-term funding of the NHS and social care.

Health
Don’t forget to order repeat prescriptions ahead of busy bank holiday period

Don’t forget to order repeat prescriptions ahead of busy bank holiday period

With the May Day bank holiday rapidly approaching, patients are being reminded to order their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Jim and Maureen Emerton

Grantham area lottery winners urge South Kesteven to look for missing ticket.

A lottery ticket worth more than £9.5 million has yet to be found.

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Richard Hall and Graham Richardson with a Ferrari bobsleigh they 'borrowed' from the Italy national team

Golden oldies are top guns on the tracks

Two bobsleighers are celebrating after another successful season on the slopes.

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SKDC to switch to LED street lights

South Kesteven District Council is to replace its existing street light with LED lights as they wear out.

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South Kesteven recycling drop-in sessions

South Kesteven recycling drop-in sessions

Thousands of homes across South Kesteven are preparing to recycle their food waste in a scheme which is the first in Lincolnshire.

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Tornado steam train breaks down during 90mph run

Tornado steam train breaks down during 90mph run

A steam train expected to thunder through the area ground to a halt during its first fare paying 90mph run.

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Crackdown on hare coursers by Lincolnshire Police

Crackdown on hare coursers by Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police’s policy of seizing dogs is working in the fight against hare coursers.

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Sgt Leanne Carr with a crushed hare courser's car

Lincolnshire Police officer hits headlines after posting racy pictures online while off work with stress

A leading Lincolnshire Police officer has been the subject of national interest after posting racy pictures on social media whilst she was off work with stress.

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Time to nominate your Bourne heroes

Time to nominate your Bourne heroes

Bourne Town Council has launched its annual campaign to recognise the town’s army of unsung heroes.

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Macie and Oliver Photo: Lee Hellwing

Deeping child’s bookmarks making a difference

A Deeping child is celebrating after raising £500 in just two weeks for a children’s hospital.

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Lottery winners Jim and Maureen Emerton mark the 50th winner of the �20,000 Loto raffle in Lincolnshire. Photo: 0190A

£9,561,853 Lotto prize unclaimed in South Kesteven

National Lottery operators Camelot say there is a winning ticket worth £9.5M that is unclaimed in South Kesteven.

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Former teacher Guy Salmon who died in a car crash

Inquest hears former teacher from Northorpe died after colliding head on with another car on A15

A former teacher died after driving onto the wrong side of the road and colliding head on with another car at the mouth of a lay-by on the A15 near Bourne, an inquest heard.

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Clock stolen from Cancer Research shop in Bourne

Clock stolen from Cancer Research shop in Bourne

Friday the 13th proved unlucky for a Bourne charity shop after a valuable clock was stolen from the premises.

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