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Number of crashes on Lincolnshire roads due to snow - latest police advice

Snow is now falling across much of the county and Lincolnshire police are seeing hazardous travel conditions and a number of road accidents and incidents, particularly across the south of the county.

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Three vehicle collision causing tailbacks in Sleaford.

A three vehicle collision this evening has been causing traffic tailbacks into Sleaford.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters gear up for weekend of wintry weather

With freezing temperatures forecast over the next few days, the county’s gritters are ready to roll.

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Police looking for lorry which failed to stop after collision near Marston turn off on A1

Police are appealing for witnesses to help trace a lorry which failed to stop after being involved in collision with a car on the A1 near Marston.

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Cyclist receives compensation following brain injury

A cyclist from Billingborough who suffered a brain injury from a road collision leaving him unable to work has been awarded a six-figure sum.

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Overnight roadworks and road closures on A17 between Sleaford and Newark postponed

Overnight roadworks and road closures on A17 between Sleaford and Newark postponed

Due to forecasted cold weather, the resurfacing and repair works on the A17 between Sleaford and Newark at Beckingham have been postponed until spring 2018 following a final overnight closure tomorrow (Wednesday December 6) from 8pm to 6am.

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Wedged. The rear of the heavy lorry jutting out into Northgate on Sunday. Photo: Anthony Brand. EMN-170412-124637001

Lorry collides with bank in Sleaford town centre causing Christmas market traffic chaos

There was temporary traffic chaos in Sleaford town centre during the Christmas Market event on Sunday when an articulated lorry got stuck between two banks.

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A15 near Sleaford blocked as a van bursts into flames after collision

A van burst into flames after being involved in a collision on the A15 between Leasingham and Holdingham on Saturday morning.

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Fears there will be an accident caused by inconsiderate parking on the Ruskington station bridge. EMN-171123-163513001

Dangerous parking on rail bridge prompts concerns

There are calls for action to prevent a serious collision on a railway bridge in a village near Sleaford.

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Rail replacement bus service.

Engineering works to disrupt trains to and from Grantham this weekend

Due to essential engineering works by Network Rail engineers this weekend overnight, there will be changes to train times and replacement buses for travellers through Sleaford.

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Lorry slips in ice and crashes into house in Caythorpe

Lorry slips in ice and crashes into house in Caythorpe

Emergency services have been on the scene of a crash this morning in Caythorpe where a lorry appears to have slipped on ice and hit a house.

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Gritters are ready for action today after the firstsnowfall on the Wolds in Lincolnshire. EMN-171130-124221001

Gritters prepared to do battle with the weather to keep Lincolnshire moving as first snow falls

With snow already falling on the Wolds in the Louth area and forecast to potentially fall across other parts of Lincolnshire as temperatures plummet, the county’s gritters will be out on the roads to keep them safe for motorists.

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Sleaford's Into Town bus service routes to be cut. EMN-171130-103021001

Sleaford town bus routes to be cut

Councillors have spoken out against plans to reduce the Into Town bus routes around Sleaford, saying it will hit vulnerable and sick people most.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Heckington man jailed for two years for causing crash which killed two people and paralysed another for life

A motorist has been jailed for straying onto the wrong side of the road causing a head-on collision at Cranwell which left two local people dead and another paralysed for life.

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The crash scene on the A153. Photo courtesy of Blake Whiting of Sleaford. EMN-171122-172550001

Traffic congestion after car ends up on roof on A153 outside Sleaford

There has been traffic congestion on the A153 this afternoon (Wednesday) outside Sleaford after a three vehicle crash where one car ended up on its roof.

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One casualty freed by firefighters after two vehicle crash on A15

One casualty freed by firefighters after two vehicle crash on A15

Fire crews were needed to attend a collision on the A15 near Navenby yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

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East Midlands Ambulance Service.

Statistics as part of Road Safety Week

As part of their road safety week (Monday, November 20, to Sunday, November 26) the charity Brake have released research findings into the impact of road collisions.

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RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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Serious crash shuts A15 in both directions between Lincoln and Sleaford

A serious crash has closed the A15 near Waddington today.
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The A17 looking towards the Bonemill Junction embankment over the A153 which will undergo strengthening work over the next few months. EMN-171120-183000001

Council apologises for major traffic upheaval expected as work to repair A17 Sleaford bypass embankment set to begin next week

Motorists are warned to expect lane closures and major disruption as £2.4m project to repair embankment on the A17 Sleaford bypass begins next week.

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