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Lincolnshire Police failed to properly record nearly one in five crimes according to HM inspector’s report

Lincolnshire Police has failed to properly record 1 in 5 crimes reported to it, according to a newly released assessment by policing inspectors.

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John Turner, Chief Responsible Officer at the Lincolnshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.

Lincolnshire Sustainability and Transformation Plan: ‘Significant changes’ ahead for healthcare shakeup

John Turner, Chief Responsible Officer at the Lincolnshire Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, said that plans were progressing on the proposals and that additional capital is expected for the changes.
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A new group of firefighters have graduated and will now join the on-call ranks around the county, including stations at Billingborough, Mablethorpe, Skegness and Donington. EMN-180407-155642001

New recruits join on-call fire stations around Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s on-call ranks have been strengthened after the latest batch of newly trained recruits passed out event on Sunday.

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Pilgrim Hospital

Hospital trust claims to be ‘heading in right direction’ as CQC upgrades its status but services at Boston’s Pilgrim still rated ‘inadequate’ overall

The CEO of Lincolnshire’s hospitals Jan Sobieraj, says his organisation is “moving in the right direction” as an improved Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report is published today (Tuesday) - but the Trust still requires improvement.

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Report a drink driver by text in new Lincolnshire Police summer campaign

Report a drink driver by text in new Lincolnshire Police summer campaign

Members of the public will be able to report a suspected drink or drug driver by sending Lincolnshire Police a short text message as part of the force’s latest campaign.

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Lincolnshire Police issue advice after spate of thefts of plant machinery in the county

Lincolnshire Police is issuing advice on keeping plant machinery secure following several incidents of theft across the county during the past fortnight.

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Chief Constable Bill Skelly. EMN-180426-121842001

Lincolnshire’s Chief Constable in running for top Police Scotland job

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire has shown his support for the county’s Chief Constable who is bidding for the top police job in Scotland.

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WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

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The North Sea Observatory at Chapel St Leonards. EMN-181106-085953001

Last minute ‘snags’ delay opening of North Sea Observatory

Works to iron out last minute ‘snags’ will need to be carried out before the new North Sea Observatory attraction can be opened to the public, say council officials.

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Police report they have found teh body of a man in the Hobhole Drain at Sibsey this morning.

Body of a man found today in Hobhole Drain near Sibsey

The body of a man has been found today (Monday) in Hobhole Drain, near Sibsey, say police.
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New Assistant Chief Constable of Lincolnshire, Kerrin Wilson. EMN-180615-152643001

New Assistant Chief Constable appointed to Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police have appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable - Kerrin Wilson.

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Pilgrim Hospital

Children’s Services will not be closed at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital but may look different

Children’s paediatric services at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital look likely not to be closed and transferred to Lincoln - but they may be run differently due to challenges in recruitment, say health bosses.

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Improvements for rail passengers between Sleaford and Lincoln including those travelling from Metheringham station (pictured). EMN-180706-160006001

Proposed rail improvements for Lincolnshire welcomed

Plans for the future of rail services in the East Midlands have been revealed by the Department for Transport (DfT) - with welcome improvements for passengers using services in the Sleaford, Market Rasen and Skegness areas.

Transport
Sally Picker, crime prevention adviser, tagging a bike. EMN-180606-111919001

Don’t let your bike be an easy target this summer

Cyclists who are eager to make the most of the summer weather are being urged to lock their bicycles securely.

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Child Safety Week is being supported by Lincolnshire Police. EMN-180606-112156001

Lincolnshire Police backs child safety campaign as holidays approach

Lincolnshire police are supporting Child Safety Week this week, a campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust.

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Lincolnshirer schools are gearing up for samba band world record attempt. EMN-180524-124211001

Lincolnshire Children Attempt Samba World Record

Children from Lincolnshire will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band, on Tuesday June 26, at Lincoln City Football Club, beginning a Samba revolution for all children and young people in Lincolnshire.

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North Kesteven District Councillors support Viking Link plans for electricity from Denmark

North Kesteven District Councillors support Viking Link plans for electricity from Denmark

Councillors on North Kesteven District Council unanimously supported plans for an electricity network between Denmark and Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire’s ambulance service to get share of £19m extra funding over next two years to improve response times

Additional funding for the ambulance service in Lincolnshire will be invested in more staff and resources.

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Police warning about rise in fraud against builder's merchants in Lincolnshire. EMN-180516-173327001

Rising trend in Lincolnshire builder’s merchants being targeted by fraudsters

Detectives in Lincolnshire have been investigating a recent rise in fraudsters targeting builder’s merchants.

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Lincoln Castle. EMN-181105-180902001

Celebrate the royal wedding with free screening at Lincoln Castle

Catch Harry and Megan’s special day live on a big screen in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

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