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Burglars take £3,500 in raid on Sleaford store

Thieves are said to have broken into the Yorkshire Trading Company store in Sleaford overnight (Sunday/Monday) and taken an estimated £3,500 in cash.

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Warning issued over fake £5 notes - how to ensure yours is real

Warning issued over fake £5 notes - how to ensure yours is real

The Bank of England has issued a warning over potentially fake £5 notes being put into circulation.

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Car scratched on all four doors by vandal while parked in Sleaford

Sleaford police are investigating an allegation of criminal damage reported done to a car parked on Charles Street in the town.

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Sat nav stolen from vehicle parked on driveway

A sat nav has been reported stolen from a vehicle parked on a drive in a Sleaford street earlier this month.

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Black Mercedes stolen from Navenby area

A black Mercedes has been stolen from an address in the Navenby area.

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‘Can you hear me?’ - Lincolnshire residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

Lincolnshire residents are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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VIDEO: Stark message to illegal hare coursers - you are not welcome in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police and the county’s farming community have sent out a significant message to illegal hare coursers that they will not be welcome in the county and may well go home minus their property.

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VIDEO: Watch as an illegal hare courser’s car seized by police is crushed at a Lincolnshire scrapyard today

Lincolnshire Police dealt a crushing blow to one illegal hare courser this morning (Thursday) as they reduced his car to scrap.

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Police seeking information about stolen Jeep and trailer

Sleaford Police are appealing for information about the theft of a red/burgundy Jeep Grand Cherokee from Leasingham Moor during the early hours of February 9.

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Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

Double penalty points for drivers caught using mobile phone

New laws coming into force on 1 March will mean that drivers caught using their mobile phone while at the wheel will face double penalty points and a double fine.

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White Transit van stolen from Wellingore area overnight

A white Transit van was reported stolen last night (Tuesday) from the Wellingore area.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Chief Constable Bill Skelly and Lincolnshire PCC Marc Jones with NFU members

Chief Constable vows new focus on rural crime and hare coursing

The Chief Constable for Lincolnshire today vowed to launch a new drive to tackle rural crime.

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Lincolnshire force sees rise in recorded hate crime – but not ‘in the aftermath of Brexit’

Lincolnshire has seen a rise in hate crime but police say there has been ‘no sharp increase in racially or religiously motivated crime in the aftermath of Brexit’, instead saying the biggest rise was against disability and LGBT communities.

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31 incidents of hare coursing in 48-hour operation across Lincolnshire at weekend

Lincolnshire police received 31 reports of hare coursing on Saturday and Sunday in a crackdown on this illegal form of hunting.

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A17 death crash driver told she could face prison

A17 death crash driver told she could face prison

A motorist will be sentenced next month after she admitted causing the death of a woman by careless driving following a multiple vehicle crash on the A17 near Sleaford.

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