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East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season EMN-161118-105407001

Blessing of county’s gritters

Gritters in Lincolnshire have once again been given a blessing ahead of the winter season.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Left is Maurice Wells, middle Alf Ludlam and right Alan Birkett. Both Maurice and Alan previously worked on the East Lincolnshire line. EMN-161114-105354001

Talk on Skegness area railways brings back memories

A talk held at a village hall near Skegness reunited railway workers after decades.

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Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s hugely anticipated Scampton Airshow.

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RAF Coningsby Typhoon fighter jets were mobilised to escort a passenger jet that lost contact with air traffic controllers in Scotland. 

Photo by: SAC Chris Ellis UK MOD Crown Copyright PPP-160527-170359001

RAF Coningsby jets help ‘unresponsive’ Mexican passenger aircraft

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby were called into action to help a passenger plane in difficulties while flying from France to Iceland.

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Operation Drive Insured is a national campaign targeting motorists who drive whilst uninsured.

Police mount national operation to tackle uninsured driving in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is getting behind Operation Drive Insured, the first ever campaign to promote motor insurance enforcement.

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Cycling

County MPs push for funding for spread of ‘Boris Bikes’ and a sustainable transport hub for Skegness

Lincolnshire MPs have sought a commitment from Government ministers to continued investment in the county’s cycle network, as well as pushing for a cycling Hub for Skegness and an expansion of the ‘Boris bike’ cycle hire scheme to North Kesteven and East Lindsey.

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SLOW DOWN – new 30mph signs to make Spilsby safer

New traffic calming signs are to go up in Spilsby to slow drivers down in accident blackspots.

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The Scots Guardsman pulling the Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre anniversary holiday express to Skegness, passing through Sleaford at midday today. Photo courtesy of John Taylor. EMN-160925-161436001

Children’s centre celebrates 125 years with steam train to Skegness

Steam fans have been treated to a spectacle today (Sunday) as a special anniversary excursion passed through Lincolnshire to Skegness.

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Lincs Fire and Rescue news.

Fuel leak after crash at Croft Bank

Firefighters were called from Skegness to the scene of a crash at Croft last night (Saturday).

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Motorist dies after crash on A16

The driver of an orange Renault Megane involved in the collision on the A16 at Stickford has died in hospital.

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Road accident

Man dies after motorcycle crash on A158 at Hagworthingham

A man has died in hospital following a motorcycle crash on the A158 at Hagworthingham last week.

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CallConnect bus. EMN-160318-101301001

Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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VIDEO: Reckless scooter rider caught on camera riding towards oncoming traffic with child

Days after the end of a national police campaign to THINK Bike! unbelievable footage has emerged of a man riding on a scooter with a toddler on his lap.

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