District council warns Grantham residents over ‘council tax rebate scam’

A pensioner was conned out of £65 after she was phoned by someone claiming she had paid too much council tax.

Police want to speak to these two men in connection with a theft at Aldi in Grantham.

Woman’s purse stolen in Grantham store Aldi

Police want to speak to two men who were in Aldi in Grantham in connection with the theft of a purse.

Beware bogus callers.

Bogus caller in Grantham poses as utility worker

An electricity company is warning people in Grantham of a bogus caller pretending to be a utility worker.

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Operation Drive Insured is a national campaign targeting motorists who drive whilst uninsured.

Police mount national operation to tackle uninsured driving in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police is getting behind Operation Drive Insured, the first ever campaign to promote motor insurance enforcement.

The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Police appeal for collision witnesses after driver fails to stop

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a car collided with a pedestrian in Grantham on Saturday and failed to stop.


Lincolnshire Police ‘will take action’ over clown incidents after reports of children being chased

Police are warning residents about an increase in clown incidents - including ‘concerning’ reports of children being chased.

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Creepy clown in Grantham ‘given words of advice’

The clown craze sweeping across the country appears to have made a brief appearance in Grantham.

Police warning as �killer clown� craze hits UK. Photo: Shutterstock.

Vigilante groups recruiting on Facebook to hunt down ‘killer clowns’

Groups of vigilantes dubbed ‘clown hunters’ are recruiting volunteers across Britain to carry out night patrols and hunt down so-called ‘killer clowns’.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Stock manager of Argos in Grantham used ‘ghost transactions’ to defraud the company out of almost £10,000

A store manager used a series of ‘ghost transactions’ to defraud the company out of thousands of pounds, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Friday).

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‘Finn’s Law’ petition calling for attack on police dog to be classed as attempted murder gains thousands of signatures

A petition calling for police dogs and horses to be treated the same as police officers in the eyes of the law has gained more than 14,000 signatures after PD Finn was stabbed by an armed robber.

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VIDEO: As man fights off ‘killer clown’ with a hammer who are the killer clowns and why is it happening here?

It’s a craze that has left billions of sane people baffled and has resulted in scores of victims being scared out of their wits.

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Court news

Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates

Cases brought before magistrates sitting in Lincoln recently include:

A missing teen has been found safe

Number of children arrested in Lincolnshire falls by 71 per cent

Arrests of children in Lincolnshire have fallen by 71 per cent in the last four years.

Stop Hate UK.

Lincolnshire Police supports ‘Hate Crime Awareness Week’

The national Hate Crime Awareness Week (October 8-15) is being supported by Lincolnshire Police.

Lincolnshire Police news.

Man arrested following robbery of woman in Grantham Sainsbury’s car park

A man has been arrested following the robbery of a woman in her sixties.

Police warning as killer clown craze hits UK. Photo: Shutterstock.

Police warning as ‘killer clown’ craze hits UK

Police have warned pranksters who are posing as “killer clowns” to terrify children that they could face arrest.

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VIDEO: Police chief gives an update on how the force dealt with illegal hare coursers in Lincolnshire over the past year

Chief Inspector Jim Tyner, force lead for rural crime, has issued a video message providing an update on last year’s results of Operation Galileo - the countywide iniative to tackle illegal hare coursing.

Stuart Taylor, Assistant Director, Fraud Investigation Service, HMRC.

THE BIG READ: Joint action across Lincolnshire to stub out illegal cigarette racket costing the UK billions

The trade in illegal tobacco at stores in Spalding and across Lincolnshire has suffered a £50,000 blow after a joint intelligence operation on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Coun Marc Jones (front left), Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, at the launch of Operation Galileo with Chief Inspectors David Buckley of Norfolk Constabulary, Deborah Clark and Jim Tyner (both Lincolnshire Police), Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Coun Stuart Tweedale (front right) and NFU Holland (Lincs) members.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Do the numbers add up on a wafer-thin blue police bill?

Four months after taking office as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Lincolnshire, Coun Marc Jones has produced his first vision of policing across the county.

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