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THE BIG READ: A model of today’s senior police officer marks his first year in Lincolnshire

Chief Constable Bill Skelly’s 28th year as a police officer has coincided with the end of his first year at the helm of the force in Lincolnshire.

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Man dies while pushing bike along Grantham road

Police say a man died yesterday while apparently pushing his bike in Grantham.

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Church warden Bryan Bargh with the discarded mattress.

Great Ponton village church shows steely resolve against lead thieves

A 13th century church is to replace the remaining lead on part of the roof in a bid to beat thieves and prevent further leaks.

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Lincolnshire Police in knife crime campaign

Lincolnshire Police has joined a nationwide campaign to tackle knife crime.

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Drugs gang jailed after kidnapping teenager in Grantham and torturing him

Five people involved in the kidnap and torture of a 17-year-old who fell out with a drugs gang were today given jail sentences totalling more than 30 years at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Exo Bendo, aged 19.

Crack cocaine dealer’s frenzied knife attack in Grantham almost killed victim

A teenage drug supplier who almost killed a man in Grantham after stabbing him five times with a rambo-style knife was today sent to a young offenders’ institution for 10 years.

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Girl, 11, threatened at knifepoint in Ancaster

Girl, 11, threatened at knifepoint in Ancaster

An 11-year-old girl was threatened by a man who was believed to have a knife, as she was out playing with her friends yesterday evening.

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Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones.

Lincolnshire Police Commissioner calls for increase in council tax of 5.8 per cent

Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commisioner Marc Jones has proposed a 5.8 per cent increase in council tax and is committing a further £5.3 million of reserves to protect front line policing.

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Police appeal for information after Grantham taxi drivers threatened at knifepoint

Police are appealing for information after two taxi drivers were threatened at knifepoint in the space of a week.

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Violent criminals fill void left by Grantham drugs gang

Violent criminals fill void left by Grantham drugs gang

The removal of a major drugs supplier in Grantham two years ago left a void filled by outsiders more prone to 
violence.

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First foreign language speaker drive success for Lincolnshire Police

First foreign language speaker drive success for Lincolnshire Police

In a first recruitment drive of its type, Lincolnshire Police says a bid to recruit officers who speak a foreign language, as well as English, has attracted 136 applicants,

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Armed robber takes cash from Grantham Co-op store

Armed robber takes cash from Grantham Co-op store

Police are seeking information with regards to an armed robbery.

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Police appeal for witness to Muston pursuit to come forward

Police appeal for witness to Muston pursuit to come forward

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for a witness to a police pursuit to come forward and let officers know what they saw.

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Lincolnshire Police introduce new tasers to protect front line officers

The latest generation tasers are being introduced in Lincolnshire to help protect front line officers and the public.

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Alan Davidson

Police believe wanted man could be in Grantham area

Police are looking for a man they believe could be in the Grantham area.

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Police appeal to Grantham landlords after tenants used houses to grow cannabis

Police are appealing to landlords renting properties in the Grantham area to check that their properties are not being used for criminal activity.

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Handbag containing bank cards stolen from woman in Grantham

A woman had her handbag containing bank cards and a mobile phone taken from her on Saturday night.

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Grantham store refused alcohol licence after concerns over illegal tobacco sales

A Grantham store has been refused an alcohol licence because of concerns over illicit sales of tobacco.

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Grantham man jailed for throwing drugs into Lincoln Prison

A Grantham man who threw packages of drugs over the wall into Lincoln Prison has himself been jailed for two years.

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Grantham man given suspended jail sentence after punching victim in town club

A drunk attacked a man in a Grantham night club leaving his victim with a fractured nose and eye socket, a court was told.

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