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Grantham Journal letter: How can PCSOs help community if they cannot be contacted?

Why is so difficult to contact a PCSO?

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Computing

Police warning after scam calls about internet speeds

Police are warning people about scam telephone calls from fraudsters posing as BT Openreach and asking customers about low internet speeds.

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Have you seen stolen Hank Marvin's Lunchbox trailer?

Catering trailer stolen from Bottesford playing fields

A catering trailer which serves dozens of young players at Bottesford Football Club, and their families, has been stolen.

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Court news.

Court round-up: Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates

Grantham area defendants brought before magistrates sitting in Lincoln recently include:

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Police helicopter

Dogs and chopper used to find illegal immigrants on A1 near Grantham

Police officers were joined by a dog unit and helicopter in their search of illegal immigrants on Monday morning, after a group was seen jumping out of an articulated lorry on the A1 near Grantham.

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Chief Constable for Lincolnshire Police, Bill Skelly, NFU Regional Director for East Midlands, Gordon Corner, Dr Caroline Johnson, MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire, Marc Jones, and Mark Leggott, NFU Lincolnshire county chairman.  Photo supplied.

New chief commits to action plan on rural crime

An action plan to tackle rural crime, including hare coursing, has been promised by the new Chief Constable of Lincolnshire Police.

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Lincoln Crown Court

Stun gun and CS gas found in search of car in remote Grantham lane

A teenager was found with an illegal firearm when police carried out a search of a car, Lincoln Crown Court was told on Friday.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Grantham assault: Man suffers serious facial injury after being attacked in High Street

A man was seriously injured when he was attacked in High Street, Grantham, at the weekend.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Police surprised by response for oversubscribed ‘ride along’ scheme

Lincolnshire Police has been so inundated by demand for the chance to see its officers at work that it has put invitations “on hold”.

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Darren Brown sent in this photo, showing one of several cars damaged in Rycroft Street, Grantham, on Friday night.

Vandals target cars in Grantham town centre street

Several cars were vandalised in a Grantham street on Friday night – a common occurrence according to one victim.

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Lincolnshire Police news.

Police warn people about ‘Mr Angry’ prank calls

Police are warning people about prank phone calls which are pre-recorded in readiness for a variety of responses from victims.

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Shane Deakin is wanted by Nottinghamshire Police relating to crime across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

Police appeal for public’s help to track down wanted man

Nottinghamshire Police is appealing for help from the public to trace a man who is wanted for conspiracy to commit burglaries across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

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Gregory Steven Willis

Grantham man jailed for attempting to rape 94-year-old woman

A Grantham man who broke into a house in the town and attempted to rape a frail elderly woman was today (Tuesday) jailed for 14 years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Court news

Sledgehammer used to smash up cars in Fulbeck pub car park, court told

A man took a sledgehammer to vehicles in a pub car park and then threatened to stab a customer who confronted him, Lincoln Crown Court was told.

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Crime news.

Tools and boy’s bike and scooter stolen in Bottesford shed raid

A villager in Bottesford is warning others to tighten up security of their property after around £5,000 worth of tools and other items were stolen from her shed.

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Court news

Woman admits causing death by dangerous driving in crash on A17 at Leadenham

A motorist will be sentenced next month after she admitted causing the death of a woman by careless driving following a multiple vehicle crash on the A17 at Leadenham.

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Japanese knotweed along the railway.

Grantham legal firm wins ‘David and Goliath’ battle in Japanese knotweed case

A Grantham law firm has described a successful case under its belt as a ‘David and Goliath battle’.

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Hare coursing

Lincolnshire Police prepare for possible hare coursing gathering over the weekend

Lincolnshire Police have received information that there may be a gathering of hare coursers somewhere in the county on Saturday (February 11).

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Police news

Lincolnshire Police give warning over ‘angry’ prank phone calls

Lincolnshire Police are raising awareness after numerous reports about prank phone calls which can be distressing.

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Police news

Grantham arrests after police helicopter used to track down men who ran from scene

Three men and a teenager were arrested near Grantham overnight on suspicion of the theft of a vehicle from Leeds.

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