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East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Lincs Fire and Rescue news.

Vehicle fire in Sutterton

Firefighters from Donington attended a vehicle fire at Spalding Road in Sutterton during the early hours of this morning (Friday).

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The scene of the crash. @roadpoliceBCH

Man suffers serious injuries after car crashes into ditch

A man has suffered serious injuries after his car left the road and crashed into a ditch near Deeping Gate this morning.

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Library picture: steam makes a return visit to Spalding.

LMS Duchess class steam trains to pass through Spalding – and there will be an Orient Express coach

Spalding train enthusiast David Mead says steam trains will pass through Spalding on Thursday and Saturday – and there’s an Orient Express Pullman coach to watch out for on Thursday too.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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Road accident news.

Serious crash between van and lorry closes A17

A serious collision between a lorry and a van closed the A17 at Holbeach this afternoon, Friday November 25.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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Coun Richard Fairman and George Scott, chairman of Spalding and Peterborough Transport Forum discuss its success in negotiating special trains to take shoppers to Lincoln Christmas Market on December 1-4.   Photo (TIM WILSON): SG121116-929TW.

Transport Forum strikes deal for Lincoln Christmas Market trains

Christmas shoppers in South Holland can spend their money at Lincoln’s Christmas Market next Sunday after successful talks between Spalding and Peterborough Transport Forum and East Midlands Trains.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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At the blessing of gritters in Pode Hole were (front) Nicky Belly, Pete Handford, Sue Cooper, Sue Pickwell, the Rev Frances Ballantyne, Coun Elizabeth Sneath, (back from left) the Rev Steve Weatherley-Barton, the Rev Ian Walters, Jamie Epton, Tom Ruck and Lauren Brown.

Gritter blessing at Pode Hole

The men, women and machines that make the roads safer for us in the sometimes treacherous conditions of winter have been blessed.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Lincolnshire County Council news.

Emergency pothole repair on A17 in Fleet

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A17 in Fleet tomorrow while highways engineers repair a “large pothole”.

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A Peugeot 206 left the road and overturned into a ditch in Little Sutton on Friday night.

Car leaves road and overturns in ditch near Long Sutton

A car left the road and overturned into a ditch near Long Sutton at the start of the weekend.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Police hunt driver after teenager knocked down and injured

Police are looking for the driver of a bus which allegedly knocked over a teenager in Spalding on Friday.

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Accident news.

Two people hurt after crash in Holbeach St Marks

Two men were hurt after a car left the road and crashed in Middle Marsh Road, Holbeach St Marks, on Wednesday.

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ROAD ACCIDENT: Dr Charles Lennon who retired as a GP last Monday, October 31.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Tributes for retired Spalding doctor fatally injured in road crash near Bourne

A respected and valued Spalding doctor has tragically died in a road crash just days after offically retiring as a GP.

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Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s hugely anticipated Scampton Airshow.

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