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Former Grantham beat bobby takes on role with special operations unit

20 January 2021
Former Grantham beat bobby takes on role with special operations unit

Former Grantham beat bobby takes on role with special operations unit

20 January 2021

A former Grantham beat bobby who almost became Lincolnshire Chief Constable has now filled the position of the man who finally got the top job.


NHS reports 15 more deaths from Coronavirus at Lincolnshire hospitals

18 January 2021
NHS reports 15 more deaths from Coronavirus at Lincolnshire hospitals

NHS reports 15 more deaths from Coronavirus at Lincolnshire hospitals

18 January 2021

NHS England reported 15 more hospital deaths from Covid-19 at United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust over the weekend.


Infection rate in South Kesteven remains the worst in Lincolnshire but is falling

16 January 2021
Infection rate in South Kesteven remains the worst in Lincolnshire but is falling

Infection rate in South Kesteven remains the worst in Lincolnshire but is falling

16 January 2021

The Covid infection rate in South Kesteven remains the highest among all the districts of Lincolnshire, but the rate is falling.


Council fined over failure to educate child

15 January 2021
Council fined over failure to educate child

Council fined over failure to educate child

15 January 2021

A council has been told to pay more than £2,000 to a mother after failing to provide a “suitable education” for her daughter.

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Almost 40% of coronavirus cases contained more contagious Covid-19 variant

14 January 2021
Almost 40% of coronavirus cases contained more contagious Covid-19 variant

Almost 40% of coronavirus cases contained more contagious Covid-19 variant

14 January 2021

Almost 40% of positive test samples in Greater Lincolnshire contained the more contagious variant of COVID-19 in the last week of 2020.


Coronvirus cases and deaths continue to rise in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire

13 January 2021
Coronvirus cases and deaths continue to rise in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire

Coronvirus cases and deaths continue to rise in South Kesteven and Lincolnshire

13 January 2021

There were 311 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Lincolnshire today (Wednesday).


Around 17 per cent of pupils in county attending face-to-face lessons

13 January 2021
Around 17 per cent of pupils in county attending face-to-face lessons

Around 17 per cent of pupils in county attending face-to-face lessons

13 January 2021

Around 17 per cent of children are attending school in Lincolnshire for face-to-face lessons, council bosses revealed.


More than 350 cases of Covid-19 are confirmed in Lincolnshire as South Kesteven remains worst-hit district in the county

07 January 2021
More than 350 cases of Covid-19 are confirmed in Lincolnshire as South Kesteven remains worst-hit district in the county

More than 350 cases of Covid-19 are confirmed in Lincolnshire as South Kesteven remains worst-hit district in the county

07 January 2021

There have been 354 new coronavirus cases and 13 COVID-related deaths in Lincolnshire confirmed today (Thursday).


Cases of coronavirus increase by 238 in Lincolnshire as third lockdown begins

05 January 2021
Cases of coronavirus increase by 238 in Lincolnshire as third lockdown begins

Cases of coronavirus increase by 238 in Lincolnshire as third lockdown begins

05 January 2021

There have been 238 new coronavirus cases in Lincolnshire on Tuesday, as the third national lockdown starts.


Almost 300 new Covid cases and 18 deaths in Greater Lincolnshire on Christmas Day

25 December 2020
Almost 300 new Covid cases and 18 deaths in Greater Lincolnshire on Christmas Day

Almost 300 new Covid cases and 18 deaths in Greater Lincolnshire on Christmas Day

25 December 2020

The Government's Covid-19 dashboard has recorded a further 18 deaths in Greater Lincolnshire.


Violent crime a focus of new chief

23 December 2020
Violent crime a focus of new chief

Violent crime a focus of new chief

23 December 2020

Lincolnshire's new chief constable plans to crack down on violent crime and lift staff morale.


Only 'extreme' Covid-19 breaches will be tackled by police

23 December 2020
Only 'extreme' Covid-19 breaches will be tackled by police

Only 'extreme' Covid-19 breaches will be tackled by police

23 December 2020

Lincolnshire Police will tackle only “extreme breaches” of Covid-19 restrictions amid the tier 4 threat and coronavirus mutation.


Lincolnshire is tipped to be put into tier 4 after Christmas

22 December 2020
Lincolnshire is tipped to be put into tier 4 after Christmas

Lincolnshire is tipped to be put into tier 4 after Christmas

22 December 2020

Lincolnshire has been tipped to move to tier 4 by the new year, with 265 new coronavirus cases and 28 COVID-related deaths reported on Tuesday.


Temporary mortuary set up to cope with rise in Covid deaths

22 December 2020
Temporary mortuary set up to cope with rise in Covid deaths

Temporary mortuary set up to cope with rise in Covid deaths

22 December 2020

A temporary mortuary in Woodhall Spa set up in the first COVID-19 wave has been reopened in the face of an increasing death toll.


Thousands of vulnerable people in the Grantham area are given the Covid-19 vaccine by GPs

21 December 2020
Thousands of vulnerable people in the Grantham area are given the Covid-19 vaccine by GPs

Thousands of vulnerable people in the Grantham area are given the Covid-19 vaccine by GPs

21 December 2020

Thousands of elderly and vulnerable people have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 by GP services in Lincolnshire.


NHS reports 25 deaths from Covid-19 at Lincolnshire hospitals over the weekend

21 December 2020
NHS reports 25 deaths from Covid-19 at Lincolnshire hospitals over the weekend

NHS reports 25 deaths from Covid-19 at Lincolnshire hospitals over the weekend

21 December 2020

The NHS has reported 25 deaths from Covid-19 at hospitals run by United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust in the past few days.


Decision to set aside £100,000 for ceremony to unveil Margaret Thatcher statue will be reviewed

17 December 2020
Decision to set aside £100,000 for ceremony to unveil Margaret Thatcher statue will be reviewed

Decision to set aside £100,000 for ceremony to unveil Margaret Thatcher statue will be reviewed

17 December 2020

South Kesteven district councillors will have to reconsider their plan to underwrite a £100k launch event for Grantham's Margaret Thatcher statue.

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Most Lincolnshire NHS staff will not receive Covid vaccine until the end of March

16 December 2020
Most Lincolnshire NHS staff will not receive Covid vaccine until the end of March

Most Lincolnshire NHS staff will not receive Covid vaccine until the end of March

16 December 2020

1,200 high risk staff at ULHT should receive the vaccine by the middle of January 2021, with the remaining 6,800 staff due by the end of March.


Cases of Covid-19 rise by more than 500 over the weekend in Lincolnshire

14 December 2020
Cases of Covid-19 rise by more than 500 over the weekend in Lincolnshire

Cases of Covid-19 rise by more than 500 over the weekend in Lincolnshire

14 December 2020

Government figures this morning (Monday) show there have been 526 new cases of Covid-19 in Lincolnshire over the weekend.


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