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Chief Constable pledges action for farmers over rural crime wave

Sleaford and North Hykeham MP Caroline Johnson was among a panel of MPs and police chiefs discussing rural crime issues facing farmers.

Crime

Boston Saturday League: Pointon and Ruskington beaten in Premier

Ruskington Rovers pushed Boston Saturday League title hopefuls Spilsby Town close in a 2-1 away defeat, Steve Winters with the goal.

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Lincolnshire County Council news.

Want to be a county councillor..? Here’s what you need to know!

A briefing session is being organised for anyone who is interested in standing as a county councillor in the May elections.

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NHS IN CRISIS: Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines

Millions of pounds could be saved if more pharmacists prescribed medicines, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has said.

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Weather warning for wind

WEATHER WARNING: Winds of up to 80mph to cause disruption as Storm Doris blows through Lincolnshire

The Met Office have issued an amber weather warning for Lincolnshire and are warning winds of up to 80mph.

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Spaces available in free antenatal classes in Sleaford for parents-to-be

Spaces available in free antenatal classes in Sleaford for parents-to-be

Last minute spaces are still available for parents-to-be in the Sleaford area who would like to access free antenatal ‘top tips’ classes starting this week.

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Sleaford Town blow Cogenhoe away with Millard’s first-half hat-trick

Harry Millard’s hat-trick gave Sleaford Town a second win in three in the United Counties League Premier at Cogenhoe United on Saturday.

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Third business to open up in Sleaford ‘pop-up shop’ scheme

A photographic business has been selected to be the next business to benefit from North Kesteven’s ‘Pop-up Shop’ initiative in Sleaford.

Arts
Politics

UNITARY AUTHORITY: Leader of West Lindsey District Council

Jeff Summers, Leader of West Lindsey District Council, has given his views on plans for a unitary authority for Lincolnshire.

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Goalscorer Jamie Elston chases Coningsby's Scott Trestrail.

Wyberton edge out Coningsby to book place in the county cup final

Wyberton booked their place in the Mason Bros Lincolnshire Junior Cup final with a narrow 1-0 win over Coningsby.

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Sport.

BOSTON SATURDAY LEAGUE: Round-up

Neil Johnson rounds up this week’s action...

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NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

NHS IN CRISIS: Drive to save cash is putting funding for treatments in direct competition with one another

The drive to save cash in the NHS is putting funding for treatments in direct competition, a charity has warned.

Health
A dog is treated by RSPCA staff after it was rescued from the puppy farm run by a man who was jailed for six months for animal cruelty offences.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

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Rachel Hay, left, and community fundraiser Faye Nam, right. with Ros Bell

Octogenarian’s birthday gift for air ambulance

Rather than birthday presents for her 80th birthday, Ros Bell, from Metheringham, asked her friends and family for donations to the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance.

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Police patrols stepped up after reports of anti-social behaviour problems in Sleaford

Police have been responding with foot patrols around Sleaford after reports of anti-social behaviour in a number of areas over the last week.

Crime
Police news.

Bike stolen from Sleaford railway station and motorbike stolen from garage in town

An orange Diamond Back bicycle was stolen from Sleaford railway station on Saturday between 11am and 4.30pm. Call police on 101 referring to incident 342.

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Mobility scooter stolen from Heckington High Street

A black, Road King mobility scooter has been reported stolen while parked outside the old Spar shop on Heckington High Street.

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UNITARY AUTHORITY: Council leader explains why referendum ‘now won’t be possible’

Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, Martin Hill, has explained why a poll on transforming local government in Lincolnshire won’t now be possible – although some form of consultation “could still happen”.

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Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Parent guide to everything you need to know about highly infectious bug in schools

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Politics

UNITARY AUTHORITY: Labour calls for ‘end to shambles’

This Friday (February 24) at Lincolnshire County Council, the Labour Party opposition is planning to vote against plans for a unitary authority in Lincolnshire.

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