Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

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Lincolnshire Police chief constable Neil Rhodes ENGEMN00120130719131958

£146k a year but only two apply for top job

Lincolnshire Police have received only two applications for the post of a new Chief Constable - despite advertising the post in America, Canada and Australia.

Club press officer Ray Tucker described the raids as sickening.

Spalding United targeted by vandals and thieves three times in 15 days

Spalding United officials are reeling from the third attack on their club in 15 days which has seen gates smashed and the social club vandalised and looted twice.

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11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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Alan Wood pictured at his local, The Willoughby Arms. ANL-161024-151748001

Seventh anniversary of the tragic murder of Bourne supermarket worker Alan Wood

Today (Monday) is the seventh anniversary of the brutal murder of a Bourne supermarket worker, Alan Wood.

Lead for rural crime, Ch Insp Jim Tyner

Ten arrested for hare coursing, cars and dogs seized

Police are reporting that ten men have been arrested for hare coursing as part of Operation Galileo since the start of September, with two cars and seven dogs seized.

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Have you seen missing Aiden?

Missing Bourne teenager found safe and well

A teenager who went missing from his home in Bourne has been found safe and well/

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The following decisions have been made by magistrates at court hearings. In all drink-drive cases the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 107 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. Addresses of defendants published here are taken from the legal records held by the magistrates’ courts. V/S means victim surcharge.

Police news

Specs and mobile phone stolen from a car at Market Deeping

Police are appealing for witnesses after items were stolen from a car parked at an address in Halfleet, Market Deeping.

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Lincolnshire Trading Standards warn that fireworks can be misused by terrorists.

Lincolnshire Trading Standards warning over fireworks being “misused by terrorists”

As November 5 draws closer, Lincolnshire Trading Standards is urging shopkeepers to be vigilant as “fireworks have been misused by terrorists”.

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PCSO Graeme Parrott of Bourne Neighbourhood Policing Team.  Photo by David Lowndes.

Warning about doorstep security device salesmen in Bourne

People in Bourne are being warned about people in the area claiming to be suppliers of free security devices ahead of a pre-planned policing event.

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Telephone scam alert.

New warning over bogus calls from ‘police’

Lincolnshire Police has received seven calls from people claiming they have been targeted by scammers posing as officers from the Metropolitan Police in London.

Private Hazel Fox.

Tragic soldier’s overtaking ‘misjudgement’ before A16 collision in Pinchbeck

A young soldier died after a three-vehicle collision on the A16 in Pinchbeck just three weeks after passing her driving test, an inquest has heard.

Lincolnshire Police news.

UPDATE THURSDAY 12.55PM: Man found with serious injuries in Spalding dies in hospital

A 34-year-old man who was found with serious injuries in a Spalding street has died, police have confirmed today.

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Katie Edwards of Spalding.

SPALDING MURDER TRIAL: Child protection board launches ‘Serious Case Review’ after Edwards killing

An investigation has started into the care and supervision given to Katie Edwards (13) who was murdered by two teenagers at her home.

Inquest news.

Inquest opens into death of woman found at house in Market Deeping

An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of 24-year-old woman who suffered a cardiac arrest at a house in Market Deeping.

Police News

Appeal for information after offensive grafitti sprayed on house in Morton

Police are appealing for information after vandals sprayed offensive grafitti on a house in Morton.

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Graffiti sprayed over house and garden in Morton

A house in Bakers Way, Morton, was targeted by a person or gang who sprayed red graffiti on it over the weekend.

Broken glass and brick dust inside the blue VW Golf owned by the Tears.

Bosses count cost of weekend crime spree

Bosses of two businesses and a charity have been left counting the cost of a weekend crime spree.

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