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Man cut free from crash on A153 at Anwick Fen

Man had to be cut free from a vehicle and taken to hospital after a collision on the A153 Main Road at Anwick Fen yesterday (Sunday).

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The pitted surface on Mareham Lane, near Aldi in Sleaford has frustrated Coun Adrian Snookes. EMN-180902-180424001

County says £1.7m extra funding will still only go so far as locals rage at delays in fixing dangerous road defects

Residents and councillors have been pointing out areas in the Sleaford and Ruskington areas where a £1.7m boost, supplied to the county to fill in an estimated 30,000 more potholes, could be spent.

Transport
The scene of the crash in Boston Road. Photo: Alex Taylor

Sleaford road shut for six hours after lorry hits bridge

A main road in Sleaford was closed for several hours last night after a lorry shed its load having hit a bridge.

Transport
East Midlands Trains has been rated the best train operating company for customer satisfaction

85 per cent are happy with train service

Some 85 per cent of rail passengers are satisfied with services on East Midlands Trains according to results from Transport Focus’ independent National Rail Passenger Survey.

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Fire services were called to the scene.

Motorist needs ladder to escape from crashed vehicle in Horbling

Emergency services had to rescue a person from a vehicle involved in a collision in a village south of Sleaford earlier this afternoon.

Transport
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Water repairs will close street for day

Handley Street in Sleaford town centre will be closed for a day on Sunday, February 11.

Politics
County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

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.

Transport
Money's Yard car park in Sleaford. EMN-180602-154618001

Work to take place on Sleaford town centre car park

A Sleaford car park will have reduced parking for seven days to allow essential maintenance work to be carried out.

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Traffic news

Road blocked as car ends up in stream after incident at Scopwick

A car has veered off the B1188 in the centre of Scopwick and landed in a stream.

Transport
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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A plan indicating the main land use areas proposed for the urban extension . Image courtesy of The Drove Landowners Partnership. EMN-180102-145917001

£2m towards infrastructure improvements in Sleaford

Funding of £2 million has been allocated towards accelerating the delivery of a major housing, schools and business development plan for Sleaford.

Business
County council highways staff repairing potholes on Moor Lane, Leasingham. EMN-180131-170041001

More than 20 cars damaged on pothole-riddled road through village used to avoid roadworks

County highways crews have had to carry out emergency pothole repairs to a country lane near Sleaford where numerous cars have been damaged by potholes.

Transport
William Alvey Primary School, Sleaford. EMN-150416-154537001

Crackdown on inconsiderate parent parking outside Sleaford primary school hots up

Sleaford Town Council is to close vehicle access to the town cemetery early to combat parents parking on the drive waiting to pick up school children.

Transport
Traffic updates.

Person killed after being hit by train at Newark - major disruption on East Coast main line between Peterborough and Doncaster

A person has died after being hit by a train near Newark.

Transport
Drainage improvements will help rainwater run off from the embankment.

Lane and slip road closure changes on Sleaford A17 bypass as embankment works progress

For commuters who may not yet know, access to the A17 Sleaford bypass from the A153 has changed overnight to allow major maintenance work to progress.

Transport
Trying out the new bus shelter in Sleaford Market Place. From left - Coun Richard Davies (LCC), Coun Richard Wright (NKDC Leader), Coun Jan Mathieson (Mayor of Sleaford) and Coun Anthony Brand (Deputy Mayor of Sleaford). EMN-180125-124428001

Joint funding sees new bus shelter installed in Sleaford Market Place

People waiting for a bus in Sleaford Market Place will now be able to take cover from the elements following the installation of a new shelter.

Transport
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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Injured driver treated in hospital after crash at North Kyme

An injured driver was taken to hospital by ambulance after his car was involved in a collision on the A153 near North Kyme in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

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Weather warning: high winds affect roads, buses and schools this morning

Police say roads across the county have been affected by high winds overnight causing numerous trees and power lines to go down.

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