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Extra £1.7 million given to county to deal with potholes - but ‘still more to do’ says council

The county council has been given an additional £1.7m to deal with potholes across Lincolnshire - bringing the total to £4.2m funding from the Government for the problem so far.

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RAF Typhoons at Nellis Air Force Base. Picture: SAC James Skerrett. EMN-180502-124601001

RAF Coningsby Typhoon’s take part in world’s largest air combat exercise

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby have been invited to take part in the world’s largest and most complex air combat exercise.

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Lady Sarah McCorquodale, sister of Diana Princess of Wales and former High Sheriff of Lincolnshire, to open memorial to county’s road crash victims

The sister of Princess Diana, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, is to open a memorial to Lincolnshire’s road crash victims in Boston later this year.

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Coun Richard Davies, Executive Member for Highways and Transportation at Lincolnshire County Council. EMN-180124-154136001

Reflecting on a busy year for Highways

2018 promises to be another busy year for the Highways department at Lincolnshire County Council, according to Coun Richard Davies.

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Firefighters battling the flames on the main concourse of Nottingham railway station. EMN-181201-114659001

Major Nottingham station fire impacts Lincolnshire rail network

East Midlands Trains staff at Sleaford station have been dealing with passengers affected by the disruption caused to the rail network by a major fire which broke out at Nottingham station in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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The roads are expected to be extra busy this Friday

Warning not to travel on ‘frantic Friday’

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” this week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
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The county council's new generation gritter - 'The Beast'. EMN-171213-175949001

Lincolnshire’s gritters drive the equivalent of to the South Pole and back to keep roads safe

Despite a catalogue of minor and more serious collision on Lincolnshire’s roads in recent days due to ice and snow, the county council says its gritters have covered a distance equal to a trip to the South Pole and back.

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Snow in the Wolds today. Photo: Horncastle Police

Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters gear up for weekend of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures forecast over the next few days, the county’s gritters are ready to roll.

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Tributes paid to man killed in A52 crash near Chapel St Leonards

Tributes have been paid to a young man with a "great sense of humour" in a "really good place in his life" who was killed in a crash on the A52 yesterday.

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The scene of the crash on the A52

Police seek driver of dark coloured vehicle after fatal crash on A52 near Chapel St Leonards

Police are appealing for a driver of a dark coloured vehicle to get in touch after a crash in which a young man died yesterday.

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Gritters are ready for action today after the firstsnowfall on the Wolds in Lincolnshire. EMN-171130-124221001

Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Driver dies after leaving vehicle and falling into dyke following collision

A man has died after falling into a dyke following a collision in Eastville last night (Tuesday).

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The scene of the road closure which remains in place

Young man killed after crash near Chapel St Leonards - road remains closed

A man has died following a two vehicle crash near Chapel St Leonards today.
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The scene of the road closure on the A52 this morning

Motorists urged to avoid A52 near Chapel St Leonards after very serious crash

A very serious crash has closed part of the A52 near Chapel St Leonards this morning, Wednesday November 29.
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East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Statistics as part of Road Safety Week

As part of their road safety week (Monday, November 20, to Sunday, November 26) the charity Brake have released research findings into the impact of road collisions.

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RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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What behaviour do you find most annoying when on the road?

REVEALED: The most irritating driving habits that bug motorists, according to you

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Serious crash closes A52 between Boston and Skegness

A serious crash involving a lorry, a van and a car has shut the A52 between Boston and Skegness in both directions this afternoon, Monday November 13.

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