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BREAKING NEWS THURSDAY 2.10PM: Couple fatally injured in A16 Crowland crash named

An inquest has been opened into the deaths of a Spalding couple who died after a crash on the A16 near Crowland.

Transport
Repairing potholes

April date for tackling potholes in Holbeach

Roads in Holbeach will be the first to be repaired as Lincolnshire County Council gears up for the latest round in its battle against potholes.

News 2
Accident news.

Woman seriously hurt after motorbike collision in Holbeach

An 80-year-old woman is in hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by a motorbike on the A17 in Holbeach on Sunday.

Transport
Fire & Rescue News.

River rescue after man falls off bike in Spalding

A man in his 60s was rescued from the River Welland in Spalding after falling off his bike and ending up in the water.

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RED ROUTE: Emergency services at the scene of a fatal crash involving a car and a lorry on the A16 just south of Crowland on Monday.  Photo: SG130217-109TW.

Crowland ‘red route’ for the 21st century as tragedy haunts A16 yet again

This time next year, Crowland might pause for a moment to mark the tenth anniversary of work starting on the area’s £80.3 million A16 bypass.

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CHANGING CHIMES: The new Chimes sculpture, designed by Essex-born artist Ben Coode Adams and on display at Springfields Festival Gardens.  Photo by Chris Vaughan Photography.

South Holland pride on the road in new arts project

Pioneers in arts, science and business from South Holland can now be seen on roads across the UK and Europe.

Transport
SAFETY TALKS: John Hayes MP (right) meets with Couns Nigel Pepper, Lincolnshire County Council member for Crowland, Richard Davies, executive member for transport at Lincolnshire County Council, and David Barfoot, of Shepeau Stow, at the A16 "Radar Junction" in Crowland.  Photo by Michael Fysh.  SG310516-09MF.

MP takes up new Crowland A16 road safety drive

South Holland and the Deepings MP John Hayes is to meet with Government transport officials next week for talks about a fatal crash in Crowland.

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CRASH COURSE: This car left the road on Lutton Gowts, Long Sutton, and crashed into a fence outside Silverhill Caravan and Holiday Park, leaving the site without power for nearly three hours.  Photo supplied.

Car crash cuts power lines at Silverhill caravan park

A popular caravan park in Long Sutton was left without power for nearly three hours after a car “ploughed” into a fence and electricity cables.

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Police search along the River Welland, near Spalding, after the body of Robertas Klipo was found last weekend.  Photo: SG060217-102TW.

UPDATE TUESDAY 2.45PM: Spalding river death man named by Coroner’s Office.

The name of a man found dead in the River Welland, near Spalding, last weekend has been confirmed today.

Crime
Emergency services at the scene of a fatal crash involving a car and a lorry on the A16 Crowland bypass, at the roundabout between the town and Eye.  Photo: SG130217-104TW.

Man and woman killed in ‘head-on’ A16 crash near Crowland

Two people, a woman in her 70s and a man, died in a two-vehicle crash on the A16 near Crowland yesterday morning.

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The River Welland at Wykeham, where a mans body was found last weekend.  Photo: SG060217-100TW.

Death of man found in Spalding river ‘not suspicious’, say police

The death of a 29-year-old man found in the River Welland, near Spalding, last Sunday, was not suspicious, according to police.

Crime 1
Accident news.

Two people killed after two-vehicle collision near Crowland

A woman aged in her 70s and a man have died after a car collided with a lorry on the A16 near Crowland this morning.

Transport
Protestors from Spalding Animal Save stage a silent demonstration outside Dalehead Foods' plant in Spalding.  Photo supplied.

Animal protesters threaten to return at Spalding food site

Animal rights protesters have warned of plans to stage further demonstrations outside a Spalding abattoir after a lorry carrying livestock crashed on the A16.

News 7
The highways reporting system

Report highways issues online and save taxpayers’ cash

‘Be our eyes and ears on the roads,’ is the message to drivers in the area from the county’s highways department.

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Sophie Graves (left), of Wyberton, has started a petition calling for the sentence handed down to the driver who caused the death of school friend Jessica Danby (right) to be increased.  Photo supplied.

Petition launched to get ‘Justice for Jess’

A two-year jail term given to a driver who caused the death of an aspiring actress from Donington is “an absolute joke”, according to a friend.

Crime 1
Accident news.

Accident in Long Sutton

Fire crews from Long Sutton attended a one-car accident on Bridge Road in the town yesterday (Sunday).

News
"Jessica was such a popular girl and had overcome so much," mother Dawn Ducker.  Photo supplied.

Jess Danby – a shining star taken from us before her prime

Jessica Danby (19), of Donington, had everything to live for and life had plenty to give her ahead of, and beyond, October 1, 2015.

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Jessica Danby, formerly of Donington.

Driver jailed for causing ‘tragic and avoidable death’ of Donington teenager

A driver who drove straight into a Donington teenager and killed her after overtaking a HGV has been jailed for two years today.

Crime
Peppermint Junction

Lorry driver fined £250 after A17 crash

A Spanish lorry driver must pay £365 after admitting driving without due care and attention on the A17 at Holbeach on Monday.

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ACCIDENT BLACKSPOT: Work on a new roundabout at the A17/A151 Peppermint Junction in Holbeach
 is due to start in May, according to Lincolnshire County Council.  SG250712-130NG.

May start for Peppermint Junction improvement work in Holbeach

Work on a new roundabout at an accident blackspot in Holbeach is due to start in May, it has been announced.

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