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County battles to boost Rasen rail services

Lincolnshire County Council has confirmed it is pushing for improvements to be made to rail services in the Market Rasen area - including an end to overcrowded trains.

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The scene of the crash on the B1188 near Ruskington

Lorry driver rescued by Lincolnshire’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner wielding a hammer and fellow motorist using a false leg after Storm Doris wreaks havoc on county roads

A lorry driver who lost control in the strong winds was rescued from his cab – by the passing Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire.

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Stranded yet again: At least a dozen rail passengers are left on the platform after being unable to board EMN-170220-134319001

Stranded: Fury as passengers unable to board at Rasen station

A Market Rasen resident has spoken out after rail passengers have been ‘stranded yet again’ at the town’s train station.

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Fatality at Claxby and Usselby level crossing

A 63-year-old man has died after he was struck by a train at Claxby and Usselby level crossing on Wednesday evening, February 8.

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UPDATE: A158 reopens after fatal collision between pedestrian and lorry

A collision between a lorry and a pedestrian which has killed a young man closed the A158 causing major delays for commuters heading into Lincoln today, Friday February 3.

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Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road patrols could be given the power to fine motorists breaking the law under a proposed policy from the Government.

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Lorry driver in court on drink charge after crash shuts A15 for six hours

Lorry driver in court on drink charge after crash shuts A15 for six hours

The driver of an articulated HGV has been charged with driving whilst over the legal alcohol limit.

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Emergency services are at the scene of the crash

UPDATED: Power lines collapse closing stretch of A157 between Wragby and Louth

A stretch of the A157 between Wragby and Louth was closed this morning, Thursday January 19, after power lines came down across the carriageway.

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DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.

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An overturned lorry has shut the A15 in both directions this morning

A15 closed at Caenby Corner after lorry overturns

An overturned lorry has closed the A15 at Caenby Corner this morning, Tuesday January 17.

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Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

Extra funding for road works for Lincolnshire

The county has been awarded £35.4million to spend on road improvements for the coming year - one of the highest levels of funding in the country announced by the Government today (Friday).

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Communications manager Lincs Road Safety Partnership John Siddle.

New report reveals casualty rates in parts of Lincoilnshire are among worst in the country

A new report has revealed the road casualty rates on some of our county’s roads are among the worst in the country.

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The off-peak traffic lights will be in place from January 23

A46 road closure at Lincoln

The final section of the Lincoln Bypass A46 and Riseholme Road A15 roundabout will be resurfaced overnight from 8pm to 5am, between January 11 and January 17, weather permitting.

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Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

Driving safely in icy conditions - advice from police experts

With a wintry January forecast, police driving experts are advising motorists to take extra precautions, with the following specific advice for driving in icy conditions.

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Road deaths in Lincolnshire for 2016 at highest for a decade

Almost a dozen deaths on roads in south-east Lincolnshire have contributed to the highest number of fatalities in the county for a decade, new figures have shown.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Fatal crash appeal

Officers investigating a fatal collision on the eastbound A180 at Barnetby Top are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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Road closed.

Fuel spill shuts B1225 Caistor High Street - road to remain closed until Thursday

A fuel spillage has closed part of the B1225, Caistor High Street, and will cause delays in coming days.

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