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.

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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Magpas air ambulance

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.

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.

Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council news.

DEEPING ST NICHOLAS: 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.


UPDATE WEDNESDAY 4.05PM: A16/B1166 Crowland crash leaves ‘walking wounded’

Police have confirmed that a two-car crash on the A16 Crowland left a number of casualties they described as “walking wounded”.

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Coun Peter Coupland, Lincolnshire County Council member for Holbeach Rural, is to lobby for a new slip road to be built for the A17 at Fleet Hargate, instead of an overtaking lane further up the road between Gedney and Lutton Garnsgate.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG150717-121TW.

A17 improvement plan ‘flawed’, says councillor

Plans for a £2.5million overtaking lane on the A17 between Gedney and Lutton Garnsgate are “flawed”, according to the area’s new county councillor.

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Accident news.

Man taken to hospital after crash in Spalding

A man was taken to hospital after he was hit by car in Albion Street, Spalding, yesterday.

Police accident news.

Driver to be charged after Spalding crash

A two-vehicle crash on the A16 in Spalding at the weekend has led to a driver facing charges.

Peppermint Junction roadworks.

A151 to be closed for six weeks for Peppermint Junction work

The A151 is to be closed for six weeks and part of the A17 shut at night for ten days as part of Peppermint Junction improvement works in Holbeach.

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WEIGHT LIMIT: Police are to adopt a 'balanced response' to vehicles breaching a 7.5tonne weight limit in force on the B1040 Nene Terrace Road in Crowland.  Photo: SG070617-101TW.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: Top cop in pledge over B1040 weight limit issue

People living on a Crowland road used by HGVs despite a 7.5tonne weight limit ban have won support from Lincolnshire Police’s top officer.

Long Sutton Parish Council news.

Fresh appeal to report speeding concerns in Long Sutton

Long Sutton residents are being urged to report all forms of careless and dangerous driving and cycling to police on 101.

The Flying Scotsman arrives at Spalding Rail Station in front of an estimated crowd of at least 200 people.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG240617-226TW.

History on our doorstep as Spalding welcomes The Flying Scotsman

Hundreds of people experienced British railway history as The Flying Scotsman visited Spalding on Saturday.

St Thomas's Road in Spalding is closed due to a burst water main.  Photo supplied.

Traffic disruption in Spalding as water pipe bursts

Drivers and pedestrians in Spalding faced disruption this morning after a road was closed due to water repairs.

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A collapsed sewer caused this hole to open up near the entrance to a car showroom in Pinchbeck Road, Spalding.

Busy Spalding road reopens after collapsed sewer repairs

A busy Spalding road is open to traffic again after repairs lasting nearly three months.

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WEIGHTY ISSUE: A lorry using the B1040 Nene Terrace in Crowland where a 7.5 tonne weight limit is in place.  Photo: SG070617-104TW.

Pressure on police to enforce B1040 weight ban on Crowland road

Police are being told to target HGV drivers and haulage firms flouting a weight limit order in Crowland.

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The notorious A16

YOUR VIEWS: Drivers don’t have a clue on this road

After reading the thoughts of Martin Yorke in the Spalding Guardian last week regarding the B1166 Junction and The A16 road. The photograph in your paper was taken on May 31 last year – during this meeting alterations to the junction were discussed.

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Crowland Parish Council news.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: Last call for views on A16 bypass

Crowland residents have until 5pm tomorrow (Friday) to give their views on the A16 bypass between Spalding and Eye.

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue news.

Two-car collision in Fleet

Firefighters attended a two-vehicle collision in Washway Road, Fleet yesterday (Monday) morning.

The Magpas Air Ambulance. Photo by Rob Holding.

Three people injured after crashes in South Holland

Two motorcyclists were airlifted to hospital after separate crashes in Moulton and Holbeach respectively on Friday.

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