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Spalding gridlock fears over freight train plans

Spalding’s level crossings could halt road traffic for 24 minutes in every hour once work is completed on a freight train “underpass” at Werrington.

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Works on Spalding’s Winsover Road start today

Three weeks of resurfacing works on Winsover Road in Spalding start today.

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Overnight A17 roadworks start today

Overnight roadworks on the A17 through Fleet Hargate and Long Sutton start today (Monday).

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Witnesses sought after fatal collision

Dangerous driving arrest after cyclist killed in Spalding collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was killed in a collision with a car in Spalding on Saturday evening.

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Councillor Richard Davies, executive councillor for highways and transportation

Overnight A17 roadworks in Long Sutton and Fleet Hargate start next week

Overnight roadworks will take place on the A17 Washway Road in Fleet Hargate and Long Sutton next week.

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John Hayes MP has written to Stagecoach about its review of bus services in Norfolk, including the 505 Spalding to King's Lynn route.  Photo supplied.

MP Hayes takes up case for bus routes under review

Ex-transport minister John Hayes has taken up the case of passengers unclear about the future of four bus services in South Holland.

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COUNTRY ROAD: Angelo Convertino has described a section of Dowsdale Bank near his home as 'looking like the Somme'. Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG020218-155TW.

Dowsdale villager: ‘My road looks like the Somme’

A villager living near Shepeau Stow has claimed that an HGV has left a road near his home “looking like the Somme”.

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MEMORIAL OPENING: Lady Sarah McCorquodale, former High Sheriff of Lincolnshire, is to open the new Lincolnshire Road Victims Memorial at Westgate Woods, Wyberton, on Saturday, April 21.  Photo supplied.

Diana’s sister to attend opening of county road crash memorial in Wyberton

The sister of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, will be attending the opening of a new memorial for road crash victims in Lincolnshire.

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BUS THREAT: Father Jonathan Sibley, priest-in-charge of St Mary's Church, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG140216-109TW.

Movement starts to protect under-threat bus routes serving South Holland

A Long Sutton church leader and a host of parish councils are preparing for a fight to protect under-threat bus services in South Holland.

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Conservative Party members of South Holland District Council want to hold talks with Stagecoach about its review of services operation out of its King's Lynn depot which could close.  Photo supplied.

Political pressure applied from South Holland on bus operator’s review

Political leaders in South Holland are uniting in an effort to protect cross-county bus services now under review.

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Pothole

An extra £1.7m to tackle county’s pothole problem

The Government has given Lincolnshire County Council a further £1,736,514 from its 2017/18 Pothole Action Fund.

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DUAL OF THE ROAD: Crowland parish councillors have fresh impetus to ask for the part-dualling of the A16.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG071116-206TW.

CROWLAND PARISH COUNCIL: No let-up in push to dual part of A16

A £12million deal to fund Spalding’s planned Western Relief Road (SWRR) has given Crowland parish councillors fresh impetus to ask for the part-dualling of the A16.

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UPDATE TUESDAY 5.50PM Two people taken to hospital after A17 crash in Long Sutton

Two people needed hospital treatment after a three-vehicle crash on the A17 in Long Sutton earlier today, it has been confirmed.

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QUESTION MARK: The future of the Spalding to King's Lynn 505 bus service is uncertain after operator Statecoach announced 'a review of its operations'.  Photo supplied.

Question mark over future of 505 Spalding to King’s Lynn bus service

The future of the Spalding to King’s Lynn 505 bus service is uncertain after its operator announced “a review of its operations”.

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A17 roadworks

Speed limit on A17 during month of roadworks

Traffic restrictions will be in place on the A17 at Fleet Hargate later this month as essential road maintenance work is carried out.

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Sutton Bridge news.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

SUTTON BRIDGE PARISH COUNCIL: Alarm over ‘donuts’ outside Curlew Centre

Managers of the Curlew Centre could be asked to lock up its car park at night to stop anti-social driving.

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Three weeks of roadworks are planned for Winsover Road in Spalding

Three weeks of work planned for Spalding’s Winsover Road

Three weeks of resurfacing works have been planned for Winsover Road in Spalding later this month.

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Road closures in Holbeach, Spalding and Sutton Bridge

Roads in Spalding, Holbeach and Sutton Bridge will be closed at the end of February and beginning of March.

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Cowbit Parish Council is continuing to press for traffic calming measures in the village after vehicles were recorded at speeds of between 60 and 90mph in a 30mph zone between September and December 2017.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG120917-112TW.

Action required to curb ‘criminal speeds’ in Cowbit

A Cowbit road safety campaigner has given up monitoring traffic through the village in protest at the lack of action to tackle “criminal speeds”.

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Fire service

Two casualties cut from vehicle in Holbeach St Marks

Two casualties were cut out of a vehicle following an accident on Middle Marsh Road in Holbeach St Marks this afternoon (Thursday).

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