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Road collisions responsible for one in five trauma admissions to hospitals

East Midlands has been revealed as one of the regions with the highest proportion of road collision trauma patients being admitted to trauma centres with life-threatening injuries in England and Wales.

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Angry villagers have set up a new page on social media website Facebook called Stop Speeding in Moulton Seas End.
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THE MOULTONS PARISH COUNCIL: Patience wears thin at lack of action on speed

A Moulton Seas End villager has accused parish councillors of “not trying hard enough” to curb speeding where he lives.

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The Beast will soon be treating Lincolnshire roads in the winter season.

Gritters to be blessed at Pode Hole depot tomorrow

Blessings will be bestowed on south Lincolonshire’s gritters tomorrow afternoon (Thursday) at a ceremony at the Pode Hole depot.

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Motorcyclist dies following A17 Sutterton crash

A local man in his 50s has died in hospital after his motorbike was in collision with a car on the A17 yesterday (Monday) morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the red Honda motorbike travelling on the A17 towards Sleaford or the gold Renault Megane travelling in the opposite direction, prior to the collision at 5.45am.

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Two vehicle collision on A17 at Sutton Bridge

A male driver was cut from his car by firefighters after a two-vehicle collision on the A17 at Sutton Bridge last night (Friday).

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SHOCKING FIGURES: Superintendent Phil Vickers, policing commander for South Holland, Boston and East Lindsey.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Drink driving capital of the county

More drivers from South Holland have been involved in crashes after drinking booze or using drugs than anywhere else in Lincolnshire, shocking new figures reveal.

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UPDATE, FRIDAY, 12.20PM: Police seek witnesses to A17 double fatality

Police are appealing for further witnesses in relation to a fatal collision near Swineshead on Monday.

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Kerbing being installed on the roundabout east of the A17 with a roller compacting surfacing material.

Peppermint Junction update: Final surfacing to be laid from A17/A151 junction to Boston Rd roundabout

The £5.4m project to improve safety at the A17/A151 junction in Holbeach continues to progress smoothly, on budget and on time, with the A17 and A151 set to fully reopen for use during early 2018.

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'STUPID' ROADWORKS: Delia Williams had a near-miss on the A1175 Littleworth Drove where roadworks has reduced part of the road to a single lane controlled by  temporary traffic lights.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG291017- 102TW.

Villager’s fury after close call on A1175 in Deeping St Nicholas

A Deeping St Nicholas motorist has slammed a water company for installing temporary traffic lights on the village’s main road after narrowly avoiding a head-on crash.

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Staff at Donington Fire Station.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG260616-202TW.

Pony pulled from river in Quadring Fen

Firefighters rescued a pony that was trapped in water near the A52 in Donington on Sunday.

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Gedney Hill Sports Pavilion and Playing Field where villagers are, back from left, Malc Ford, Coun John Venters, Damien and Jenny Mead, front Coun Ian Coles, Coun David Mann and Shirley James.  Photo by Tim Wilson.
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GEDNEY HILL PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Complaints over village road

Villagers have once again spoken out over fears that a serious accident could happen on a Gedney Hill road due to its poor condition.

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Elderly man taken to hospital after collision in Holbeach

A man aged in his 80s is in hospital after a collision with a car in Holbeach this morning.

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Accident news.

Casualty cut free after vehicle leaves road in Swineshead

One person was freed by firefighters after the vehicle they were driving left the road and hit a fence near the A17 in Swineshead.

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Coun Peter Coupland, Lincolnshire County Council member for Holbeach Rural, was the first political voice from the area to describe plans to create overtaking lanes on the A17 between Gedney, Lutton and Long Sutton as "flawed".  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG050517-151TW.

Shelved A17 project cash could stay in South Holland if land is available

A share of nearly £5.5million of Government cash meant for the provision of an overtaking lane on the A17 could stay in South Holland - under the right circumstances.

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Emergency road closure in Pinchbeck

A section of Enterprise Road, Pinchbeck, will be closed from 8am tomorrow (Thursday) so that a severe dip in the carriageway can be investigated and repaired.

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WAITING ROOMS: George Scott, Chairman of Spalding and Peterborough Transport Forum, is asking the public for ideas on how to use rooms it has access to at Spalding Rail Station.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG121116-930TW.

Rooms for hire as forum seals deal at Spalding Rail Station

Community groups could be holding their meetings at Spalding Rail Station in the future if plans by transport campaigners to renovate it go ahead.

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TAKING ACTION: One of six new yellow average speed cameras installed on the A16 Crowland bypass since November 2016 which have led to action being taken against more than 6,000 speeding motorists, according to Lincolnshire County Council figures.  Photo: SG071116-201TW.

Speed cameras catch thousands of drivers speeding through Crowland

More than 6,000 drivers have been caught breaking the speed limit on the A16 in Crowland over a nine-month period, the Spalding Guardian can reveal.

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An artist's impression of how a proposed overtaking lane on the A17 between Gedney roundabout and Lutton Garnsgate will look.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire County Council.

Gedney to Long Sutton A17 overtaking lane briefing session with councillors

Critics of a £2.5million scheme for an overtaking lane on the A17 from Gedney to Long Sutton have been invited to a “briefing session” this month.

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Anne Bourne (front third left) with committee members and supporters of the Lincs Road Victims Memorial at Westgate Wood, Wyberton.  Photo supplied by Boston Borough Council.

Pathway cleared for road crash victims’ memorial in Wyberton

A £40,000 permament memorial for victims of road crashes is finally taking shape in Wyberton through the determination of a bereaved mother and aunt.

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Coral-Marie Foulsham and neighbours are behind a petition calling for repairs to potholes in Main Road and Albert Avenue, Gedney.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG240917-102TW.

Gedney petition to fix roads in poor condition

Families from a Gedney housing estate have started a petition calling for repairs to roads they claim “are a hazard for our children”.

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