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Warning of more sexual offences if consent not understood

Sexual assault support workers in Lincolnshire are warning that knowledge of consent issues is ‘worryingly low’ amongst some people in the county.

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Former Church of England official jailed for indecent assaults on young girls

A leading Church of England official who carried out sex attacks on young girls was today (Thursday) jailed for six years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Ludford workshop targeted by thieves

A commercial workshop in Ludford has been targeted by thieves who stole a number of items including a trailer.

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Are you hare aware? - Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures in artistic campaign to combat illegal hare coursing in Lincolnshire

A Sleaford ceramic artist has turned into a Banksy-style ‘hare bomber’ creating mud sculptures of the creatures to raise awareness against illegal hare coursing gangs targeting Lincolnshire on a daily basis.

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Rasen Police: ‘You can help us beat crime’

Police in Market Rasen have urged residents to contact the Neighbourhood Policing Team to report any suspected crime, in a bid to tackle claims the local force is ‘not interested’.

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NSPCC slams Louth child abductor as ‘disturbing’ and ‘cruel’

The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) has slammed the ‘disturbing’ and ‘cruel’ actions of former Louth man Paul Whiteside, who was sentenced for child abduction yesterday (September 18).

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Gloucestershire Police now has seven 100% electric Nissan Leaf cars, four of which are unmarked and three marked.  Photos by Anna Lythgoe. EMN-170918-114802001

‘Stop police!... I need to change my batteries!’ Lincolnshire Police to trial electric-powered patrol cars

The latest electric car technology is being trialled in Lincolnshire as part of a drive by the police and crime commissioner to create the “greenest” police force in the UK.

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BREAKING: EDL activist from Louth sentenced for child abduction

An English Defence League activist who ‘lied his head off’ to police after being arrested for the abduction of a 15-year-old school girl was today (Monday) given a suspended jail sentence at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Jewellery stolen at Caistor

Jewellery stolen at Caistor

Police are investigating a house burglary that occurred in Caistor’s Navigation Lane this week.

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Police presence is being increased following the attack in London yesterday,

Armed police back on streets of Lincolnshire after London attack

People across Lincolnshire can expect to see more police on the streets - some of them armed - following yesterday’s blast on the underground in London.

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Breaking: Woman pleads guilty to part in Middle Rasen dog theft

A woman faces a possible jail sentence after she admitted taking part in a commercial burglary in which 16 dogs were stolen from a breeder in Middle Rasen.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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‘Drug driver’ arrested after three-vehicle collision in Louth

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs following a three-vehicle collision on the A16 in Louth this afternoon (Wednesday).

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Ludford business targeted by thieves

Police are investigation the theft of a trailer and tools from a business in Ludford.

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Jailed playgroup manager has assets confiscated

The manager of a Lincolnshire play group who stole thousands of pounds from the organisation has had her assets confiscated following a court hearing today (Tuesday).

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BREAKING: ‘Drug-driver’ arrested after hitting police car near Alford

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after a collision with a police car on the A16 this morning (Tuesday)

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Caravan stolen from Holton le Clay

Police are appealing for witnesses after a caravan and other items were stolen from a premises off Station Road in Holton Le Clay.

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Woman’s death in Newtoft near Market Rasen was ‘not suspicious’ investigation finds

A post-mortem has confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Newtoft near Market Rasen.

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VIDEO: Lincolnshire Police launch autumn onslaught on rural criminals with range of kit at their disposal

Lincolnshire Police demonstrated the range of new kit it now has at its disposal today (Wednesday) as it relaunched its Operation Galileo campaign to tackle rural crime.

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Call to beware of scammers after elderly lady tricked into transferring money

Police in Lincolnshire have renewed calls for people to be on guard about phone scammers after a elderly lady was tricked into transferring money from her account.

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