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VIDEO: Stark message to illegal hare coursers - you are not welcome in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police and the county’s farming community have sent out a significant message to illegal hare coursers that they will not be welcome in the county and may well go home minus their property.

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VIDEO: Watch as an illegal hare courser’s car seized by police is crushed at a Lincolnshire scrapyard today

Lincolnshire Police dealt a crushing blow to one illegal hare courser this morning (Thursday) as they reduced his car to scrap.

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Burglar jailed after stealing £71,000 from Skegness Town Hall

A burglar got away with over £71,000 in Bank Holiday car park takings after using a duplicate key to raid council offices, Lincoln Crown Court was told yesterday (Wednesday).

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‘Don’t give them money’: Councillor’s warning after witnessing ‘begging’ in Skegness

This is the moment a man stopped a woman in Skegness, asked her for money and then went into an off-licence and bought a can of beer, according to a local councillor.

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Police hunt ‘preying young man who stole purse from elderly Skegness woman

Police are looking for a young man after an elderly woman had her purse stolen in Skegness.

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Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

New laws coming into force on 1 March will mean that drivers caught using their mobile phone while at the wheel will face double penalty points and a double fine.

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A security surgery is taking place today at the Hildreds Centre in Skegness. ANL-170222-090002001

Protect your property: Security marking surgery in Skegness today

Police are holding a security marking and crime prevention surgery outside the Hildreds Centre in Skegness today.

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Skegness beat manager PC Sally West is working alongside officers fighting the rise in crime across East Lindsey. Photo: MSKP-180217-41 ANL-170220-152913001

‘We will hunt them down’: police vow over rise in burglaries in Skegness area

A police inspector in Skegness has vowed his officers are hunting down those responsible for a staggering increase in burglaries.

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‘Priceless’ tools are stolen from joiner at Thorpe St Peter

A joiner from Thorpe St Peter, who moved to the area from Yorkshire to start a new business, says his plans have been wrecked after burglars stole his tools.

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The image of PCSO Dave Bunker helping an elderly lady that warmed the hearts of people on Twiiter across the country. ANL-170221-100506001

‘Picture paints a thousand words’: PCSO helps elderly lady who was lost in Skegness

A kind gesture by a Skegness PSCO has warmed the hearts of people across the country who spotted a picture on Twitter.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man hit with hammer and pushed through restaurant window in violent attack in Skegness

A man was hit with a hammer before being pushed through a restaurant window in a violent attack in Skegness last night.

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A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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‘Be vigilant’: Scammers target hotel in Skegness area

Hoteliers are being warned to be vigilant after scammers are believed to have targeted a business in the Skegness area.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards have issued a warning after a resident was targeted with a fake memory foam mattress. ANL-170220-104028001

Warning after scammers target resident with fake mattresses

Rogue traders have been operating in the Skegness area selling fake memory foam mattresses.

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Chief Constable Bill Skelly and Lincolnshire PCC Marc Jones with NFU members

Chief Constable vows new focus on rural crime and hare coursing

The Chief Constable for Lincolnshire today vowed to launch a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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Witness plea after attack on woman in Chapel St Leonards

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Chapel St Leonards.

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Warning over ‘fake mattresses’ being sold in Skegness

Warning over ‘fake mattresses’ being sold in Skegness

Rogue traders in Skegness are selling ‘fake mattresses’ according to Lincolnshire Trading Standards.

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Police are warning quad bikes and off road bikes  could be siezed if they are used illegally on beach. ANL-170216-125541001

‘We could seize them’: Police warning over quad bikes ridden illegally in Skegness

Skegness police are warning quad bike users they risk having their vehicles seized if they ride them off road illegally.

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Lincolnshire force sees rise in recorded hate crime – but not ‘in the aftermath of Brexit’

Lincolnshire has seen a rise in hate crime but police say there has been ‘no sharp increase in racially or religiously motivated crime in the aftermath of Brexit’, instead saying the biggest rise was against disability and LGBT communities.

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