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Police ‘raise our game’ to cut hare coursing

A 25 per cent drop in hare coursing across South Holland and Boston has come as police had to “raise our game” to protect farmers.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

COURT REGISTER: Who’s been before the bench...

The following decisions have been made by magistrates at court hearings. In all drink-drive cases, the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 107 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. Addresses of defendants published here are taken from the legal records held by the magistrates’ courts. V/S means victim surcharge.

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JAILED: Joshua King

Nine years’ jail for man who repeatedly stabbed former girlfriend

A man who repeatedly stabbed his former girlfriend after persuading her to meet up for “one last time” was today (Friday) jailed for nine years.

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Sgt Leanne Carr with a crushed hare courser's car

Lincolnshire Police officer hits headlines after posting racy pictures online while off work with stress

A leading Lincolnshire Police officer has been the subject of national interest after posting racy pictures on social media whilst she was off work with stress.

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Pinchbeck pensioner targeted by phone scammer

Police have warned against scammers after a woman in her late 70s was phoned today by a man purporting to be from Lloyds Bank.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Whaplode dog owner fined £2,000 after teenager attacked

A dog owner whose pet attacked a student after breaking free from its chain was today (Thursday) ordered to pay £2,000 to the injured teenager.

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The artwork inside Wignals Gate bus shelter in Holbeach was vandalised during the week after Easter.  Photo supplied by Holbeach Parish Council.

HOLBEACH PARISH COUNCIL: ‘Mindless’ act as artwork for bus shelter is spoiled

Vandals who targeted artwork inside a Holbeach bus shelter will not stop parish councillors “from trying to 
improve things in the town”.

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Two Spalding police officers assaulted by teenagers

Spalding Police say two officers were assaulted by teenagers in different incidents over the weekend.

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Sutton St Edmund man jailed for not repaying profits of Wisbech market crimes

A man who sold counterfeit goods at a Wisbech market more than 10 years ago has been jailed for another eight months after failing to repay his ill-gotten gains.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

COURT REGISTER

The following decisions have been made by magistrates at court hearings. In all drink-drive cases, the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 107 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. Addresses of defendants published here are taken from the legal records held by the magistrates’ courts. V/S means victim surcharge.

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The Superdrug store in Hall Place, 'Spalding.  Photo by Mike Davison.  SG'090812-04MD.

Fragrance testers stolen from Spalding store

Police are looking for the public’s help after three fragrance testers were stolen from a store in Spalding.

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GALILEO SUCCESS: PCs Martin Green and James Perring with two dogs seized from hare coursers during the 2017-18 season.''Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Hare coursing reports across South Holland fall by a quarter

The annual police operation against hare coursing appears to be working, with new figures showing that reports across South Holland and Boston are down by a quarter.

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This Boardman Pro FS blue/green mountain bike was stolen from a garden in Pinchbeck.  Photo supplied.

Mountain bike stolen from garden in Pinchbeck

Police are looking for a blue and green mountain bicycle that was stolen from a garden in Pinchbeck.

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Police are trying to trace the man and woman in this CCTV image in relation to the theft of perfume from a display at Hills Department Store.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

Police release CCTV image after perfume stolen in Spalding

A CCTV image of two people has been released by police in connection with the theft of perfume from a store in Spalding.

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Police have released a CCTV image of this man in connection with the theft of a pair of shoes from Boyes Department Store in Holbeach.  Photo supplied by Lincolnshire Police.

CCTV image of man released in connection with Holbeach shoplifting

Police are trying to trace a man picked up by CCTV cameras in connection with the theft of shoes from a store in Holbeach.

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Eight Lincolnshire schools targeted by bomb hoax

Police are dealing with reports from eight Lincolnshire schools of what is described as “malicious communuication”.

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Bourne Police Station.  Photo by Oliver Wilson.

Goods taken from parked vehicle in Bourne

Police are hunting thieves who stole items from a parked vehicle in the Elsea Park area of Bourne over the weekend.

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Youngsters Sarah and Bethan Jones (with) PCSO Jade Wallis and Sainsbury's store manager Dave Bassett who hosted a cycle security day run by Lincolnshire Police.  Photo by Tim Wilson.''SG060418-105TW.

Bike safety message for shoppers and sporty people in Spalding

Bicycle owners in Spalding had a welcome reminder to “be safe and be seen” from police during in the community after Easter.

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Absolute discharge for Spalding mechanic

An argument over a van and its MOT test led to an employee of the garage breaking the window and damaging the steering lock, after its owner left it blocking the way in and out of the garage.

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Boston Magistrates' Court

Pinchbeck man faces grooming and sex offence charges

A 32-year-old former teaching assistant has appeared in court facing allegations of grooming and having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl.

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