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Million pound speeding shock for Cowbit

Drivers racing through Cowbit would have paid out nearly £1.5million in fines if an average speed camera was in place there, shocking new figures have revealed.

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OPEN-TO-ALL ACCESS Drain Bank North, Cowbit, where an access road is being used by vehicles without the permission of South Holland Internal Drainage Board.  Photo: SG100514-133TW.

COWBIT PARISH COUNCIL NEWS: Farmer makes claim of access road misuse

A Cowbit farmer has claimed that drivers are making use of an access road near the A16 without the permission of landowners.

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Holbeach-based Chosen Charity Shop presents �1,000 to Holbeach & District Community Bus
 committee members in April 2013.  Pictured are (front) Jill Hudson-Peacock, Chris Brandon-King, Martin Howard and Iris Bowland.  
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Urgent call for more volunteers to help save Holbeach community bus service

The future of a Holbeach-based community bus service used by the elderly and young people is in doubt unless new volunteers come forward.

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Scene close to the fatal air crash at Wolfterton

Two dead after Wolferton plane crash

Two people have died after a light aircraft crashed into marshland near Wolferton yesterday (Monday).

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Work continues at Peppermint Junction

Work progressing well on Peppermint Junction A17/A151 roundabout scheme

After four months of works, great progress is being made in the project to build a new roundabout to replace the current T-junction at the A17/ A151 Peppermint Junction.

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A Magpas air ambulance was called to a crash in Long Sutton.  Photo by Rob Holding.

Motorcyclist seriously injured after crash in Long Sutton

A 19-year-old man is in hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Long Sutton at the weekend.

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Safety summit to address deaths on Lincolnshire’s roads

Lincolnshire’s first road safety summit to address the tragic number of serious injuries and deaths on Lincolnshire’s roads will take place this autumn.

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Police accident news.

THURSDAY 11.50AM: Casualty in hospital after two-car crash in Kirton

One person has been injured after a crash involving two cars in Kirton this morning.

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An ambulance was called to a collision between a motor bike and a bicycle in Spalding.  Photo supplied.

Cyclist injured after collision with motor bike in Spalding

A collision between a motor bike and bicycle in Spalding left one person needing hospital treatment.

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Coun Peter Coupland, Lincolnshire County Council member for Holbeach Rural, at the A17 turn-off for Fleet where he is called for improvements to be made.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150717-123TW.

Opposition mounts against A17 scheme in Gedney and Long Sutton

Community and political leaders in South Holland are stepping up their campaign to force a £2.5million plan to 
expand the A17 “off the road”.

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Work under way at Peppermint Junction in Holbeach where the A17 and A151 meet.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG210517-106TW.

Holbeach Parish Council calls for action to stop A151 traffic headache

Holbeach Parish Council wants action to stop HGVs using the town as a short cut to the A17 while work on the A151/A17 continues.

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Accident in Fleet

Accident in Fleet

Firefighters from Long Sutton and Spalding assisted with casualty care after a one-vehicle crash in Fleet in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

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United front to take on speeding in Cowbit

Parish, district and county councillors are all united in calling for traffic calming measures in Cowbit.

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The A16 in Crowland where two lorries collided today.  Photo: SG071116-206TW.

BREAKING NEWS THURSDAY 12.05PM: Two lorries collide on A16 in Crowland

A lorry driver has been taken to hospital after two vehicles collided on the A16 in Crowland earlier today.

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Volunteers from Spalding and Peterborough Transport Forum are joined by Spotless Spalding members in clearing up areas around Spalding Rail Station.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Appeal for ‘fair deal’ on Spalding’s railway network

Rail users in Spalding and South Holland are being told to make their views heard on the future of services in the East Midlands.

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A red and white glider made an unexpected landing in a field off Station Street, Rippingale, on Saturday.  Photo supplied.

Glider makes an unplanned landing in Rippingale

The rural tranquility of Rippingale was interrupted on Saturday when a red and white glider made an unexpected landing in a field.

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CallConnect have launched a new online booking service

Travel around Lincs for only a pound

A one-way ticket for your choice of destination in South Holland and Lincolnshire will cost just a pound for every Monday in August, Lincolnshire County Council has announced.

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A Magpas air ambulance was called to a crash in Long Sutton.  Photo by Rob Holding.

Woman seriously injured in single vehicle collision near Bourne

A woman in her twenties was seriously injured and another person hurt in a single vehicle collision on Saturday afternoon.

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The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to the addition of a new stop in Sutton St James.  Photo by Adam Fairbrother.  Photo: MFCP16AF03148.

Changes to Spalding to Gedney Hill 49 bus service

The number of afternoon services for bus number 49 from Spalding to Gedney Hill has been cut from two to one due to a changed route.

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Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council news.

DEEPING ST NICHOLAS PARISH COUNCIL: Campains Lane bus stop information request

A plan to knock down a bus stop in Deeping St Nicholas due to lack of use has been put on hold for six months.

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