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Police appeal for information over 'sentimental' family ornament

Police are appealing for information in connection with the theft of a garden ornament of sentimental value taken from a family's front garden in Skegness.

Crime
Court news.

Burglar who threatened householder at gunpoint jailed

A burglar who carried out an armed raid on a property leaving his victims terrified was today (Friday) jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

Crime
RAF Typhoon fighter jet.

Typhoon set to replace Lancaster in Dambusters 75th anniversary celebrations after wind cancels planned flight

A Typhoon from RAF Coningsby is set to help mark the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters most famous raids today after a planned flight by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster was cancelled due to wind conditions.

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VIDEO: Campaigners react to meeting over Children's Services at Boston Grammar School

A heated meeting at Boston Grammar School last night saw campaigners, councilors and members of the public put their views on proposed changes to Children's Services at Pilgrim Hospital.

Health

VIDEO: Panelists react to meeting over Children's Services at Boston Grammar School

A heated meeting at Boston Grammar School last night saw campaigners, councilors and members of the public put their views on proposed changes to Children's Services at Pilgrim Hospital.

Health
A map of where the Boston Distributor Road could go.

CAMPAIGN: Distributor road on the Government’s radar after being discussed in Parliament

Boston’s MP has put The Standard’s campaign for funding to be drawn down for a £100 million investment for the new Boston Distributor Road on the Government’s radar after questioning the Transport Secretary in the House of Commons today (Tursday).

Business
Pilgrim Hospital

Children’s services are ‘fragile’ says trust

A statement from the trust which runs the county’s hospitals has said children’s services at Pilgrim Hospital are ‘fragile’ adding they were ‘currently safe, but we may not be able to maintain all services at the hospital’.

Health
Matt Warman

‘Twitter showed me what being mansplained feels like’ – MP says he had ‘small flood of abuse’ after Tweeting support for women’s march

Boston and Skegness MP Matt Warman has told his fellow Members of Parliament of the ‘small flood of abuse’ he received after Tweeting in support of Care International’s #March4Women event on Sunday.

Politics
Street lighting

Earlier switch-ons and extended coverage suggested as part of street-light change discussion after county gives dim view

Lights switching on earlier and extended coverage in places with a busy night-time economy were some of the suggestions made by councillors scrutinising residents’ mostly negative reaction to changes today (Thursday).

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Police chief calls for more to be done to target public perception and fear around street lighting changes

The Assistant Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police has told councillors that more of an effort will be needed to target the public perception and fear around changes to street lighting - as well as create better statistical analysis of the changes.

Politics
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Boston and Skegness MP accuses members of parliament of ‘scaremongering’ and ‘weaponising’ people’s futures in EU Nationals debate

The MP for Boston and Skegness has accused members of Parliament of ‘scaremongering’ over the futures of foreign nationals in the UK and ‘weaponising’ the lives and livelihoods of people who come to this country.

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Health news

ULHT bosses praise ‘big strides’ made in effort to take trust out of special measures

Bosses at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust (ULHT) have praised the ‘big strides’ the trust has made since inspections saw it put into special measures.

Health
Crime

New partnership aims to make DNA analysis in East Midlands ‘more efficient and effective’

Forensic police professionals across the East Midlands say they hope to make DNA analysis ‘more efficient and effective’ after announcing they will be opening up their laboratory site to private sector staff.

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Some of the Lincolnshire In Bloom winners.

In Bloom winners announced at Lincolnshire church event

Green fingered and community minded volunteers gathered in a Lincolnshire church today to find out the results of their East Midlands in Bloom efforts.

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