Police have warned people to be vigilant following thefts from village properties.
Overnight Thursday and Friday Christmas lights were stolen from the front of a garden on Coach Road in Hougham.
Over the same night, heating oil was stolen from the outside tank from a property on Caythorpe Heath.
If you have any information on these incidents call the force control room on 101 quoting the incident number 180 of December 5 (for Hougham incident) or 132 of December 5 (for Caythorpe incident).
A police spokesman said: “Please be vigilant. Check your heating fuel on a regular basis and if going out in the evenings leave lights on or on a timer.
Please don’t leave Christmas presents on show or leave any thing of valuable on display in your vehicle.”