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More than 9,000 sign grieving mum’s law change call petition to Parliament

More than 9,000 people have so far signed a heartbroken mum’s petition to Parliament to stop drivers using phones at the wheel.

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Volunteers from Spotless Spalding, businesses and community groups launch a clear-up operation at Spalding Rail Station.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Rail station project to create Spalding ‘gateway’

Work has started to transfrom Spalding Rail Station into a ‘gateway’ fit for the town after campaigners reached a deal to adopt it.

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Holbeach rural county councillor William Webb has warned that up to 30 jobs could be lost in the county highways department as work is centralised to Lincoln.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Question mark over highways depot in Pode Hole

A South Holland county councillor has warned that jobs could be at risk as a result of area highways offices being “phased out”.

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The damage done to a HGV lorry that was hit by an object while travelling on the A17 in Gedney on Wednesday.

Drivers at risk of missile attack on A17 in South Holland

Mindless thugs are putting HGV drivers at risk by throwing missiles at their lorries while travelling on the A17 near Long Sutton, a haulage firm claims.

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Road accident news.

UPDATE FRIDAY 1.15PM: Crash involving two vans on A16 Kirton Bypass

Police have given more details of a crash involving two vans on the A16 in Kirton this morning.

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CallConnect bus. EMN-160318-101301001

Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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VIDEO: Reckless scooter rider caught on camera riding towards oncoming traffic with child

Days after the end of a national police campaign to THINK Bike! unbelievable footage has emerged of a man riding on a scooter with a toddler on his lap.

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A Typhoon F2 fighter jet ignites its afterburners

Typhoon safely landed at RAF Coningsby after mid-air emergency declared this afternoon

An RAF Typhoon declared an emergency while flying over the North Sea this afternoon, Wednesday September 7, before landing safely at RAF Coningsby.

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Head-on collision between lorry and van blocks A17 at Holbeach in Lincolnshire

Head-on collision between lorry and van blocks A17 at Holbeach in Lincolnshire

A head-on collision between a lorry and a van has closed a significant stretch of the A17 in Lincolnshire this afternoon, Wednesday September 7.

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Road accident news.

UPDATE: Woman taken to hospital following A17 collision at Swineshead

The driver of a vehicle involved in a single vehicle collision on the A17 at Swineshead has been taken to Pilgrim Hospital, in Boston, with serious injuries.

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Cambridgeshire Constabulary.

Victim of fatal road crash was from Holbeach, police have confirmed

A man who died after a road crash in Cambridgeshire has been named by police as Jake Michael Young (26), of Wignals Gate, Holbeach.

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The cars most likely to be written off

Top 10 cars most likely to have been written off revealed

Car history site Mycarcheck.com has released data revealing the 10 cars most likely to have been written off.

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Lincolnshire County Council.

Almost 1,000 secondhand car moans across Lincolnshire, trading standards reveal

County trading standards officers have revealed that the number of complaints they get about secondhand cars is about two or three per day.

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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Dash cam footage of young boy being hit by van gives stark warning at end of police speed campaign

As a month long Think! Speed police campaign ends today new dash cam footage has been released showing the importance of the “twenty’s plenty” message often given for driving in residential streets.

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Accident news.

Two people in hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after Tydd Gote crash

Two people were badly injured after a two-car crash in Tydd Gote on Sunday.

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The scene where a 93-year-old was hit by a bus in Winfrey Avenue, Spalding, and subsequently died in hospital of his injuries a week later.

UPDATE WEDNESDAY 11.30AM: No arrests or charges ‘at this stage’ after fatal bus collision in Spalding

No arrest or charges have been brought in relation to the death of an elderly man who was hit by a bus in Spalding, police have confirmed today.

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Road traffic accident news.

Two people cut free after two-car crash in Tydd Gote

Two people had to be cut free after a two-car crash in Tydd Gote today.

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Broken-down vehicle causing traffic disruption on A16 near Spalding

Broken-down vehicle causing traffic disruption on A16 near Spalding

Part of the A16 between Spalding and Pinchbeck is currently blocked due to a broken-down vehicle.

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Man seriously injured in two-vehicle crash on A151 in Edenham

Man seriously injured in two-vehicle crash on A151 in Edenham

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash involving a car and articulated lorry on the A151 in Edenham today.

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Fire and Rescue news.

UPDATE: Motorist rescued from river in Crowland has died

A man has died after a car entered the river near Crowland, police have confirmed.

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