50 Years Ago

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lA man who tried to outrun the police was out of luck - his pursuer was a sprinter in the divisional sports championships. PC Greaves rugby tackled the offender before taking him to the police station “by the ears”.

lNine-tonnes of barley went to waste when a lorry heading from Ancaster Estates to Boston docks destined for Germany rolled off the road and plunged into the River Glen at Pinchbeck.

lPolice presence in Wyndham Park was set to be increased after reports of vandalism.

l Rents for 2,000 people were set to go up a crown a week.