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County councillors to consider dropping Serco after payroll chaos

Lincolnshire County Council’s executive is to consider how its payroll and other support services will be run beyond April 2020 when its controversial contract with Serco ends.

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Scam warning: fraudsters impersonating police officers conning Lincolnshire residents out of thousands

Scam warning: fraudsters impersonating police officers conning Lincolnshire residents out of thousands

Lincolnshire residents are being targeted by fraudsters impersonating police officers, with individual losses amounting to several thousands of pounds.

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Missing from Sleaford - Danjia Kalkukalne. EMN-181104-094616001

Have you seen missing teenage girl from Sleaford?

Police are appealing for help to find missing 15-year-old Danjia Kalkukalne.

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Care worker accused of sexually touching a female patient with mental health issues

A care worker accused of five counts of abusing a woman with mental health issues that she was supposed to be looking after has been committed for trial at Crown Court.

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Sleaford MP Dr Caroline Johnson with the Red Arrows team at RAF Scampton. Flt Lt David Stark, the pilot involved in the crash at Anglesey, is pictured fifth from the right. EMN-180323-154903001

Sleaford MP tells of meeting tragic Red Arrows crew just days before fatal jet crash

Sleaford and North Hykeham’s MP Dr Caroline Johnson has expressed her shock and sympathies for the crew and their families involved in the tragic Red Arrows crash in which one team member lost his life earlier this week.

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Lincolnshire Police officers awarded two extra days off a year

The Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police has announced he is awarding officers in the county two extra days leave - to focus on their ‘wellbeing’.

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Prince Charles hears of recyclable packaging innovations during visit to Boston food processing business

The Prince of Wales has learned about innovations in recyclable alternatives to plastic packaging during a visit a Boston food factory this morning (Monday).
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Sleaford policeman Pc Jimmy Conway posted this photo: "Plenty going on in Sleaford this evening. A right palaver to get in to work today with the weather, but I'm here, with lots of layers on.  I'm on till 7am. We've also got one of our finest LincsSpecials with us too." EMN-180318-092222001

UPDATE: More road disruption as mini Beast from the East hits Lincolnshire

There have been more reports from Lincolnshire Police advising people not to travel after drifting snow badly affected some roads in the county overnight.

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Lincolnshire nurse who put patients at risk by stealing morphine gets suspended jail sentence

A Lincolnshire nurse who put patients at risk when she altered medical records to steal morphine from Lincoln County Hospital has today (Friday) been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Sleaford railway station. EMN-180903-143119001

Join in RAF centenary celebration event at Sleaford railway station

Sleaford Railway Station will be holding a Vintage Afternoon as part of the centenary celebrations of the RAF and English Tourism Week.

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Denis Bresnahan - appeal dismissed. EMN-180803-152145001

Former Lincolnshire school teacher caught with thousands of child porn images fails to get jail sentence reduced

A disgraced former Lincolnshire school teacher who was caught with thousands of child porn images yesterday (Wednesday) failed in a Court of Appeal bid for freedom.

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Gritters are out on Lincolnshire roads again today. EMN-180203-101123001

Gritting update: Further snow flurries predicted later as Lincolnshire gritter teams gear up for another day’s battle to clear roads

It has been another busy night for Lincolnshire’s gritting team.

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EMAS ambulance crews have faced a challenging couple of days in teh county. EMN-180103-174401001

Snow and ice cause challenges for ambulance service across Lincolnshire

East Midlands Ambulance Service says that less life-threatening patients are facing long waits due to crews having to deal with the challenging weather conditions over the last two days.

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Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. EMN-180103-113446001

Lincolnshire hospitals postponing non-urgent appointments and procedures today and tomorrow (Friday)

Managers at Lincolnshire hospitals are to postpone non-urgent appointments for a second day and tomorrow (Friday) as well due to the ongoing snowy conditions making it difficult for staff and patients to travel.

Health
The county council's new generation gritter - 'The Beast'. EMN-180228-175326001

Gritters gear up for evening runs across county

Lincolnshire’s gritters will continue their battle against the snow and ice into the evening.

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Non-urgent appointments cancelled at Lincolnshire hospitals today

Non-urgent appointments cancelled at Lincolnshire hospitals today

Non-urgent appointments at Lincolnshire hospitals have been cancelled, according to managers.

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New system sees 2,500 less days of roadwork delays

Better co-ordination of utility works by Lincolnshire County Council has seen 2,500 fewer days of disruption for motorists

Transport

VIDEO: County council announces tax rise for Lincolnshire households for coming year.

Council tax is to increase across Lincolnshire for the coming year, according to the Leader of the County Council.
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Launching Lincolnshire Police's new fitness scheme. Pictured from left - Louise O'Reilly, Chief Constable Bill Skelly, D/Sgt Philip Elliot, Kirsty James, Dan Rogers (Commercial Manager, YMCA Lincolnshire), Julie Bratton, PC Emma Nash, Trevor Mealing, Insp Jesbir Kumar, T/Insp Rachel Harrison, Julie Wilkins (Lincolnshire Police, Chief of Staff) and Dr Hannah Henderson. EMN-180119-121928001

Lincolnshire Police launch new staff fitness and wellbeing programme

Lincolnshire Police are embarking on a new project to help its staff keep fit and healthy.

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Spencer the lurcher, who was seized from hare coursers at Digby Fen in September has now been rehomed by the courts. EMN-180119-095744001

Video of moment Lincolnshire Police seize two hare coursing dogs at Digby Fen which have now been rehomed

Two hare coursing dogs will be rehomed for the first time following a successful police prosecution.

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