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Two vehicle collision blocks A15 between Sleaford and Lincoln

The A15 between Sleaford and Lincoln has been blocked in both directions this morning (Friday) following a two-vehicle collision near Boothby Graffoe.

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Collision blocks A17 Leadenham bypass

Collision blocks A17 Leadenham bypass

A 44 tonne lorry ended up blocking the A17 near Leadenham this afternoon when it tried to turn around to avoid a collision.

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Flying Scotsman steams through Sleaford area this lunchtime

The amazing steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman whistled through the Sleaford area this lunch time, to the delight of railway enthusiasts.

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The Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman to fly through Sleaford

The iconic Flying Scotsman will be passing through Sleaford tomorrow (Thursday).

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Roadworks

Overnight road closures on A17 between Sleaford and Newark next week

Improvement works to replace a worn out stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and Newark will involve overnight road closures starting next Monday (April 23).

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Graham Wright's photo of Watergate in 1970 when it was one of the narrowest in Sleaford. EMN-180504-100421001

Nostalgia - Before Sleaford’s one-way system traffic issues

Former Sleafordian, Graham Wright of Bedford, contacted us about our recent mention in Nostalgia of his 1969 plan to address traffic congestion problems. At that time traffic could travel both ways along Southgate.

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Motor boat involved in road collision on A153 near Anwick

Motor boat involved in road collision on A153 near Anwick

Police were called to deal with an unusual road collision this afternoon - involving a boat.

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Repairs to begin on ‘rat run’ lane in Leasingham

Repairs are due to start on a country lane which suffered significant damage from heavy vehicles using it to avoid lane closures and road works on Sleaford’s A17 bypass over the last few months.

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The collision between a lorry and car on the A153 at the turn off for Leasingham. Photo: Liz Waters EMN-181204-140751001

Lorry and car in collision on A153 between Sleaford and Ruskington

There has been traffic delays this lunch time (Thursday) on the A153 north of Sleaford after a collision.

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Model railway club chuffed at new venue

Model railway enthusiasts are chuffed to bits with their roomy new venue.

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Authorities called on to create regular reviews and, change public perception and reduce fear of crime in street lighting recommendations

Six recommendations including better communication and creating a list of exemption sites have been revealed in a draft report assessing the impact of Lincolnshire County Council’s controversial decision to switch off tens of thousands of street lights at night.

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Lorry crash blocks A15 north of Sleaford for 18 hours on Friday night

The A15 north of Sleaford was closed from Friday evening for over 18 hours after a HGV lorry overturned.

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East Midlands Trains services were temporarily halted between Sleaford and Grantham when a lorry struck the rail bridge at Ancaster. EMN-180504-181308001

Trains between Sleaford and Grantham stopped after lorry collides with bridge at Ancaster

Trains were halted this afternoon between Sleaford and Grantham after a lorry struck a railway bridge at Ancaster.

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The fire service said it attends lots of fires caused by hand-held appliances being mistakenly left on

Fire crews free casualty from two car collision near Caythorpe

Emergency services were called out to release a casualty from a two vehicle crash at Brandon, near Caythorpe on Saturday.

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British Transport Police Sgt Charlotte Jarvis and Pc Helen Green say children are risking their lives and breaking the law by traspassing on the rail tracks. EMN-180327-123633001

Police warn Sleaford youths ‘Don’t take the risk - stay off the tracks!’

Police are warning young people not to risk their lives walking on railway tracks in Sleaford after a number of ‘near misses’ have been reported.

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Traffic news

Two vehicle collision blocks A1031 between Mablethorpe and Theddlethorpe

The A1031 between Mablethorpe and Theddlethorpe has been closed by police following a collision this morning (Thursday).

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News.

Metheringham driver killed in crash at Boothby Graffoe is named

A 31-year-old man from Metheringham who died in a two-car collision at Boothby Graffoe earlier this month has been named.

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1940s event on Sleaford Railway Station, for RAF Centenary in aid of RAF100 appeal. L-R Amanda Holland, Steve Roberts, John Burgess, Lorna Burgess of The 40s Home Front. EMN-180320-112109001

Wartime spirit gets revived at rail station

Despite freezing cold weather, a Vintage Afternoon event went well at Sleaford Railway Station to celebrate the RAF’s 100th year and English Tourism Week, say organisers.

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Car rolls onto roof blocking A17 Sleaford bypass

A grey Mini flipped onto its roof under the flyover bridge at Kirkby La Thorpe, blocking traffic heading eastbound on the A17 on Monday evening just after 6pm.

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Wroks on the A17 Sleaford bypass embankment. EMN-180326-113753001

Lane closures lifted from A17 Sleaford bypass a month ahead of schedule

Lane closures and speed restrictions have now been lifted from the A17 Sleaford bypass a month early.

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