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Police complete searches after Coningsby firearm concerns

Lincolnshire Police have revealed that they have completed their ‘inquiries and searches’ in Coningsby following reports this morning (Friday) that a man had been spotted with a firearm in Coningsby.

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UPDATE: School reassures parents after reports of ‘man seen with gun’ in Coningsby area

Update (11.30am) - Lincolnshire Police have released a new statement stating ‘there have been no sightings’ of a man with a gun, after reports to the contrary earlier this morning. A police spokesman said: “There have been no sightings and the reports are third-party ones. Residents should continue with their daily activities as usual and please engage with officers if you have any concerns.”

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Keira Wrenn and mum Emma Wrenn

Mum’s lasting tribute to ‘Princess Keira’

The mother of Keira Wrenn, an eight-year-old girl who sadly died after a battle with a rare brain cancer last year, has published a book in memory of her daughter - and to let other suffering families know that they are not alone.

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Claire Anderson has been found safe and well.

Update: Missing woman Claire Anderson has been found

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed today (Sunday) that Claire Anderson has now been found safe and well.

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Update: Coastguard and police find missing children in Mablethorpe

Update (1.30pm) - A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “We were called at 6.26am this morning (July 6) to a three-year-old boy on his own at a caravan site in Quebec Road, Mablethorpe. The boy said that his sister, aged six, was on a nearby beach.

“Coastguard was called to assist in the search and the girl was found on the dunes. No one was injured.”

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‘Much loved family pets’ stolen in Authorpe burglary

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Authorpe, between Louth and Alford.

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Vets warning to dog walkers on Mablethorpe beach

A warning has been issued to dog walkers after two dogs - which had recently been walked on the beach in the Mablethorpe area - suffered gastro-intestinal problems, with one of the dogs sadly passing away.

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Contemporary Christian singer Lou Fellingham will perform at St Wilfrid's Church, Alford, in July.

One day left for ‘early bird’ tickets for Alford concert

Staging, lighting and large screens - it’s all part of the transformation, as St Wilfrid’s Church in Alford prepares for the visit of Lou Fellingham on her 2018 UK ‘This Changes Everything’ Tour.

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UPDATE: Lincolnshire PCC ‘stunned and appalled’ after new upskirting law is blocked

UPDATE: Lincolnshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Marc Jones, said on Friday evening: “This Bill had cross Party support and has been frustrated by a single individual who appears to object to the principle of Private Members Bills rather that the content of the Bill itself.

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Murder investigation launched after woman dies in Louth incident

A woman in her 30s has died following an incident in Louth this afternoon (Saturday), and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Counterfeit versions of the �20 note have been circulated around Lincolnshire.

Warning over fake £20 notes in Lincolnshire

Police have issued a warning to Lincolnshire residents after counterfeit £20 notes were circulated around the county.

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The A1104 has been closed while repairs are carried out.

Alford Road closed for two days after burst water main

The A1104 Alford Road, Mablethorpe, is expected to be closed for the next two days due to a burst water main.

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Demi Knight (11) is battling cancer for the second time.

Mum’s urgent plea after revealing Demi has just ‘months’ to live

A Louth mum is ‘literally begging’ for the public’s help after her daughter’s latest brain cancer scan results showed the disease was spreading quickly - leaving the youngster with just ‘months’ to live.

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Mayor of Alford slams Lloyds Bank decision

The Mayor of Alford has expressed her ‘deep disappointment’ following Lloyds Bank’s proposal to close its branch in Alford - the last bank in the town.

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European EMS2018 Championship winners.

EMAS crowned World Champions at competition in Copenhagen

A team of experienced paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) are ‘elated’ after being crowned world champions at a medical competition held in Copenhagen.

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UPDATE: Man (18) arrested after Lincolnshire schools targeted with ‘malicious’ hoax messages

An 18-year-old Hertfordshire man was arrested yesterday evening (Wednesday) on suspicion of making malicious communications relating to the threatening emails received by a large number of schools and colleges throughout the UK, including the Lincolnshire area.

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Deposits of the waxy substance was found on East Lincolnshire beaches.

Substance on East Lincolnshire beaches ‘was petroleum wax’

East Lindsey District Council has confirmed that the substance founds on beaches in Mablethorpe and Skegness in recent weeks has now been identified as petroleum wax.

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County Council: ‘We now have £12.4m to spend on potholes’

Lincolnshire is set to receive an additional £3.4m from the government’s Pothole Action Fund to repair local roads that have been badly affected by recent winter weather.

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