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Diana’s sister to attend opening of county road crash memorial in Wyberton

The sister of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, will be attending the opening of a new memorial for road crash victims in Lincolnshire.

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The tree which fell near Barrow on January 18 2018. Submitted.

Motorists urged to take care as wind brings trees down onto roads

Motorists are being urged to take care after reports of fallen trees, following heavy wind overnight.

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South Fen Road in Bourne has been branded 'the worst road in Britain' by Bourne South and Thurlby county councillor Robert Reid.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG291217-208TW.

Is this ‘the worst road in Britain?’

Pressure is growing for major repairs to be carried out on a country lane between Tongue End and Bourne branded as “the worst road in Britain”.

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Woman in hospital after car hits tree in Baston

A 30-year-old woman was taken to hospital after the car she was driving came off the A15 in Baston and hit a tree.

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Road collisions responsible for one in five trauma admissions to hospitals

Road collisions responsible for one in five trauma admissions to hospitals

East Midlands has been revealed as one of the regions with the highest proportion of road collision trauma patients being admitted to trauma centres with life-threatening injuries in England and Wales.

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SHOCKING FIGURES: Superintendent Phil Vickers, policing commander for South Holland, Boston and East Lindsey.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Drink driving capital of the county

More drivers from South Holland have been involved in crashes after drinking booze or using drugs than anywhere else in Lincolnshire, shocking new figures reveal.

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Marc Jones.

Summit in Grantham will unveil new initiative to reduce road deaths in the county

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

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Three-vehicle collision on the A1 south of Grantham

Three-vehicle collision on the A1 south of Grantham

A three-vehicle crash on the A1 south of Grantham caused lengthy traffic delays this morning (Monday).

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Iconic Flying Scotsman was due to pass through March at lunchtime today (October 18) but has broken down at Peterborough.

Flying Scotsman investigation at Nene Valley Railway

A Flying Scotsman hauled service running between York and Peterborough was halted to prevent possible damage to the engine.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Man and woman charged in connection with fatal A1 collision at Colsterworth

A man and a woman have been charged in relation to a fatal collision on the A1 yesterday.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Two men die in A1 Colsterworth collision

Two men were killed this morning when their car was in a collision with a lorry on the A1 at Colsterworth.

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UPDATE: A1 open in both directions after fatal collision at Colsterworth

UPDATE: A1 open in both directions after fatal collision at Colsterworth

Both carriageways of the A1 are now open following a fatal collision this morning at Colsterworth which closed the road in both directions.

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Anne Bourne (front third left) with committee members and supporters of the Lincs Road Victims Memorial at Westgate Wood, Wyberton.  Photo supplied by Boston Borough Council.

Pathway cleared for road crash victims’ memorial in Wyberton

A £40,000 permament memorial for victims of road crashes is finally taking shape in Wyberton through the determination of a bereaved mother and aunt.

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Summit to address Lincolnshire’s road deaths

Summit to address Lincolnshire’s road deaths

The county’s first ever road safety summit to address the tragic number of serious injuries and deaths on Lincolnshire’s roads will take place this autumn.

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Katie Addison-Snart with husband Rob, son Hugo and Ben the dog.

Great Ponton mum talks of horrific A1 incident when metal plate smashed through her windscreen

A woman is recovering at home less than two weeks after sustaining life changing injuries in a freak car accident.

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A red and white glider made an unexpected landing in a field off Station Street, Rippingale, on Saturday.  Photo supplied.

Glider makes an unplanned landing in Rippingale

The rural tranquility of Rippingale was interrupted on Saturday when a red and white glider made an unexpected landing in a field.

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CallConnect have launched a new online booking service

Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

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Flying Scotsman near Deeping St James level crossing

Cameras ready for Flying Scotsman

It’s been more than a year since the world-famous Flying Scotsman returned to steam after a decade-long restoration but the interest doesn’t appear to be fading.

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Transport minister Chris Grayling (Picture Ian Hargreaves)

‘Time for ministers to stop washing hands of Southern industrial dispute’

Brighton MPs have called on the Government to ‘stop washing their hands’ of the Southern industrial dispute.

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