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East Midlands Trains fares to rise in the new year - but less than the rate of inflation

Fares on trains serving the Sleaford area are set to rise by 1.5 per cent in the new year, it has been announced today (Friday).

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Christmas road safety campaign. Pictured are: Stephen Waters, Blue Watch crew manager Peter Lake, Keith Farr, PCSO Dan Widdowson and Darren Richmond (front).

Grantham firefighters focus on road safety campaign

Following a significant rise in the number of deaths on Lincolnshire’s roads this year, Grantham firefighters are pressing home the importance of keeping cars road-safe.

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Police name motorcyclist killed on the A607 near Melton

Police have named the motorcyclist who was killed after his machine was in collision with a car on the A607 at Croxton Kerrial.

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Lincs Fire and Rescue news.

Fire crews release driver from car following accident on A1 at Long Bennington

A male driver had to be released from his car following an incident on the A1 northbound slip road at Long Bennington yesterday (Monday).

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Derailed train causing long delays for commuters on East Coast mainline throughout Tuesday

Derailed train causing long delays for commuters on East Coast mainline throughout Tuesday

Commuters are facing chaos this morning after a train derailed in on the East Coast Mainline.

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This footage of a pensioner on a mobility scooter almost struck by a car was captured on Jim Taylor's dashcam.

Motorist films moment when pensioner on mobility scooter nearly collides with car on Grantham road

A motorist has captured the moment when a pensioner nearly collided with a car while crossing a road on his mobility scooter.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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Motorcyclist killed in road collision at Waltham

A motorcyclist died when his motorcycle was in collision with a car on the A607 at Waltham.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Road accident

Crash on A1 at Long Bennington closes a lane

One lane of the A1 is closed at Long Bennington this morning (Monday), following a collision.

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Road accident news.

Delays after crash closes lane on A1 near Grantham

A crash has closed one lane of the A1 southbound near Grantham this morning, Monday November 21.

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Road accident

Serious collision closes A607 in both directions

A serious collision has shut the A607 near Grantham in both directions this morning, Monday November 21.

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UPDATE: East Coast services delayed after person killed by train at Grantham

UPDATE: East Coast services delayed after person killed by train at Grantham

Services on the East Coast Mainline are still being delayed after a person was killed after being hit by a train at Grantham.

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Road closed after vehicles collide at Sedgebrook

A collision between two vehicles yesterday led to the A52 being closed for several hours west of Grantham.

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Lincs Fire and Rescue news.

Fire crews cut casualty free from vehicle after collision on A1 at Stoke Rochford

Fire crews used cutting gear to release a trapped casualty following a collision between two vehicles on the A1 yesterday.

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Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s hugely anticipated Scampton Airshow.

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