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WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

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New Assistant Chief Constable of Lincolnshire, Kerrin Wilson. EMN-180615-152643001

New Assistant Chief Constable appointed to Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police have appointed a new Assistant Chief Constable - Kerrin Wilson.

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Improvements for rail passengers between Sleaford and Lincoln including those travelling from Metheringham station (pictured). EMN-180706-160006001

Proposed rail improvements for Lincolnshire welcomed

Plans for the future of rail services in the East Midlands have been revealed by the Department for Transport (DfT) - with welcome improvements for passengers using services in the Sleaford, Market Rasen and Skegness areas.

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Sally Picker, crime prevention adviser, tagging a bike. EMN-180606-111919001

Don’t let your bike be an easy target this summer

Cyclists who are eager to make the most of the summer weather are being urged to lock their bicycles securely.

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Child Safety Week is being supported by Lincolnshire Police. EMN-180606-112156001

Lincolnshire Police backs child safety campaign as holidays approach

Lincolnshire police are supporting Child Safety Week this week, a campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust.

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Lincolnshirer schools are gearing up for samba band world record attempt. EMN-180524-124211001

Lincolnshire Children Attempt Samba World Record

Children from Lincolnshire will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band, on Tuesday June 26, at Lincoln City Football Club, beginning a Samba revolution for all children and young people in Lincolnshire.

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Lincolnshire’s ambulance service to get share of £19m extra funding over next two years to improve response times

Additional funding for the ambulance service in Lincolnshire will be invested in more staff and resources.

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Police warning about rise in fraud against builder's merchants in Lincolnshire. EMN-180516-173327001

Rising trend in Lincolnshire builder’s merchants being targeted by fraudsters

Detectives in Lincolnshire have been investigating a recent rise in fraudsters targeting builder’s merchants.

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Celebrate the royal wedding with free screening at Lincoln Castle

Catch Harry and Megan’s special day live on a big screen in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

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New Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, Les Britzman. EMN-181005-150316001

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue select new Deputy Chief Fire Officer

A new Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has been formally appointed.

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Hilda Moore, 95, of Sleaford suffered a massive internal brain haemorrhage after being hit by a wave from traffic driving through a flooded street. EMN-180105-094901001

Sleaford woman, 95, dies after being hit by ‘wave’ from passing traffic

A 95-year-old Sleaford woman has now died having suffered a massive brain haemorrhage after she was knocked over by a huge wave caused by cars passing through standing water on Friday.

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Chief Inspector Jim Tyner with Rachel Watson. EMN-180425-174000001

Lincolnshire Chief Constable holds ceremony to recognise police officers’ dedication and good service

Serving police officers and police staff in Lincolnshire were recognised at a ceremony this week for outstanding examples of policing where they have shown dedication and good service.

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How A46 Lancaster Bomber sculpture will look

The iconic Lancaster Bomber sculpture next to the A46 will be surrounded in poppies for two weeks of the year.

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VIDEO: Lincolnshire Police chief explains changes to PCSO shift patterns to increase force presence at weekends.

Lincolnshire Police has altered the hours worked by its PCSOs that will see them work an extra 30,000 hours at weekends each year.

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Man missing for two days last seen in Billinghay

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing man last seen two days ago in the Billingay area.

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Debate in the chamber at Lincolnshire County Council. Photo supplied.

County councillors to consider dropping Serco after payroll chaos

Lincolnshire County Council’s executive is to consider how its payroll and other support services will be run beyond April 2020 when its controversial contract with Serco ends.

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Scam warning: fraudsters impersonating police officers conning Lincolnshire residents out of thousands

Lincolnshire residents are being targeted by fraudsters impersonating police officers, with individual losses amounting to several thousands of pounds.

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Missing from Sleaford - Danjia Kalkukalne. EMN-181104-094616001

Have you seen missing teenage girl from Sleaford?

Police are appealing for help to find missing 15-year-old Danjia Kalkukalne.

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Sleaford MP Dr Caroline Johnson with the Red Arrows team at RAF Scampton. Flt Lt David Stark, the pilot involved in the crash at Anglesey, is pictured fifth from the right. EMN-180323-154903001

Sleaford MP tells of meeting tragic Red Arrows crew just days before fatal jet crash

Sleaford and North Hykeham’s MP Dr Caroline Johnson has expressed her shock and sympathies for the crew and their families involved in the tragic Red Arrows crash in which one team member lost his life earlier this week.

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Lincolnshire Police officers awarded two extra days off a year

The Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police has announced he is awarding officers in the county two extra days leave - to focus on their ‘wellbeing’.

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