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Lorry driver rescued by Lincolnshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner wielding a hammer and fellow motorist using a false leg after Storm Doris wreaks havoc on county roads

A lorry driver who lost control in the strong winds was rescued from his cab – by the passing Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire.

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VIDEO: Work continues to repair main Skegness water main - delays on A158 both ways

A burst water main closed the A158 in both directions this morning, Friday February 24.

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Man killed in fatal collision on A158 near Burgh Le Marsh

A 31 year-old male cyclist has died in a collision with an Audi A3 on the A158 near Burgh Le Marsh.

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Pedestrian crossing being replaced in Skegness - disruption expected

A pedestrian crossing on Lumley Road, Skegness, is being replaced, with works due to start on Monday, February 20.

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A Pakistan International Airlines plane at Stansted Airport after being intercepted by the RAF after reports of a disruptive passenger onboard. pa-news-20170207-163505-air_stan

UPDATE: Man charged with fraud after RAF Coningsby jets escort Pakistani passenger flight to Stansted

A man who was arrested after a passenger flight was escorted to Stansted Airport by RAF Coningsby fighter jets has been charged with fraud, Scotland Yard said.

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Members of the public who spot potholes are being urged to report them to Lincolnshire County Council. ANL-170402-141840001

Have you spotted a pothole in Skegness? Here’s how to report it.

Members of the public who spot a pothole, faulty traffic light, or other highways issue are being encouraged to report it to Lincolnshire County Council via the authority’s online system.

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Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road patrols could be given the power to fine motorists breaking the law under a proposed policy from the Government.

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Traffic

DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.

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Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

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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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Gritter.

We do our best: council responds to gritting complaints

The county council has defended its winter gritting programme following a spate of crashes over Christmas and New Year.

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Communications manager Lincs Road Safety Partnership John Siddle.

New report reveals casualty rates in parts of Lincoilnshire are among worst in the country

A new report has revealed the road casualty rates on some of our county’s roads are among the worst in the country.

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Road and traffic news.

BREAKING: Serious crash closes A52 in both directions

The A52 between Boston and Skegness is closed in both directions this morning, Thursday, following a serious crash near Wrangle.

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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.

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Coun Richard Davies ANL-170201-135021001

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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Safe Drive Stay Alive. Picture: Eddie Mitchell

Boston and Skegness has one of the UK’s highest road casualty rates 2016 data shows

The road casualty rate for residents of Boston and Skegness are the fourth highest of any UK parliamentary constituency

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Drive for Justice.

‘Phone-driving is the hidden killer’ Parliament told - as Drive For Justice campaign recognised

People who drive while using their mobile phones are as dangerous as drink-drivers or motorists under the influence of drugs.

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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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