Sharp rise in reported cases of child abuse

The NSPCC Helpline has seen a 69 per cent increase in referrals in the county to agencies such as councils and police amid rising reports of neglect and physical abuse.

Police operational support vans and a dog unit attend an address on Princess Square in Billinghay this afternoon (Friday). EMN-161021-164249001

UPDATE: Armed police swoop on Billinghay after reports of a man with a gun

Police have confirmed reports of an armed incident in Billinghay this morning (Friday).

Family man - Frazer Armitage, 23, of Sleaford, a pedestrian who died on the A153 between Anwick and Speedway Corner after a collision with a lorry on  Saturday, February 27. EMN-161021-090754001

Man, 23, died after being hit by lorry while walking on unlit country road

A 23-year-old family man under the influence of drink and drugs died after he was struck by a passing lorry while walking along an unlit country road in the early hours of the morning, an inquest heard yesterday (Thursday).

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Land Rover, trailer and quad bike stolen from Kirkby Underwood area

Police are appealing for information after the thefts of a Land Rover, a trailer and quad bike from the Kirkby Underwood area.

Operation Drive Insured is a national campaign targeting motorists who drive whilst uninsured.

Police mount national operation to tackle uninsured driving in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is getting behind Operation Drive Insured, the first ever campaign to promote motor insurance enforcement.

The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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Warning by police to those considering buying fireworks

With Bonfire Night approaching and fireworks already on sale in the shops, Billingborough police are warning everyone that possession of ‘category 4’ fireworks is an offence.

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Missing mum from Louth area is found

A missing woman from the Louth area has now been found. This followed a police appeal that was issued on Sunday (October 16).


Lincolnshire Police ‘will take action’ over clown incidents after reports of children being chased

Police are warning residents about an increase in clown incidents - including ‘concerning’ reports of children being chased.

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Forklifts stolen from barn in Navenby

Plant machinery has been stolen from a barn in Navenby.

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Van stolen from driveway of house in Heighington

Police are looking for a “large catering van” that was stolen from outside a house in Heighington during the weekend.

Lincoln Crown Court.

Van driver admits causing deaths of couple after crash at Metheringham

A van driver has admitted causing the deaths of a Lincolnshire couple by careless driving following a road collision at Metheringham.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Trailer stolen from Welbourn

A Quad high backed trailer has been stolen from a property in Welbourn, say police.

Police warning as �killer clown� craze hits UK. Photo: Shutterstock.

Vigilante groups recruiting on Facebook to hunt down ‘killer clowns’

Groups of vigilantes dubbed ‘clown hunters’ are recruiting volunteers across Britain to carry out night patrols and hunt down so-called ‘killer clowns’.

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‘Finn’s Law’ petition calling for attack on police dog to be classed as attempted murder gains thousands of signatures

A petition calling for police dogs and horses to be treated the same as police officers in the eyes of the law has gained more than 14,000 signatures after PD Finn was stabbed by an armed robber.

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UPDATE 2: Police ‘not looking for anyone else’ after unexplained death in Coningsby

Lincolnshire Police say they are not actively looking for anyone else in relation to the unexplained death of a 38-year-old Coningsby man on Sunday (October 9).

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VIDEO: As man fights off ‘killer clown’ with a hammer who are the killer clowns and why is it happening here?

It’s a craze that has left billions of sane people baffled and has resulted in scores of victims being scared out of their wits.

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A missing teen has been found safe

Number of children arrested in Lincolnshire falls by 71 per cent

Arrests of children in Lincolnshire have fallen by 71 per cent in the last four years.

Stop Hate UK.

Lincolnshire Police supports ‘Hate Crime Awareness Week’

The national Hate Crime Awareness Week (October 8-15) is being supported by Lincolnshire Police.


Theft from garage in Navenby

A garage at a property in Navenby has been burgled.

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