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Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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CCTV released of woman who could help in Mablethorpe theft case

CCTV has been released of a woman police would like to speak to in connection with a theft in Mablethorpe.

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Champagne theft in Mablethorpe

Lincolnshire Police are investigating the theft of champagne from the Co-op store in Seacroft Road, Mablethorpe.

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Horncastle man sentenced after punching clubgoer in Louth

A Horncastle man punched a fellow Louth clubgoer twice after he pushed between him and his girlfriend, a court has been told.

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Campaign launched to remember fallen police officers - find out how to donate here

Eight weeks on from the murder of PC Keith Palmer in a terrorist attack in London, a major campaign is launched across the country today to help raise funds to build a new UK Police Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA).

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Rural Services Network concerned over impact of cyber-attack for rural GPs

The Rural Services Network (RSN) – England’s largest partnership of rural service providers – has voiced concern at the impact of cyber-attacks on doctors’ surgeries that serve rural communities.

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CCTV: Burglary at social club in Saltfleet

Lincolnshire Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the Sunnydale Social Club, Saltfleet, in the early hours of Friday April 21.

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Distraction burglaries and purse thefts in Louth

Lincolnshire Police is asking the public to be vigilant and report suspicious incidents following a number of distraction burglaries and thefts in Louth.

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MONDAY: ‘Do not attend hospital and GP surgeries - except for life-threatening emergencies’

Residents in the Louth, Horncastle, Mablethorpe and Market Rasen areas are being asked to avoid hospitals and GP surgeries today (Monday) except in the case of genuine emergencies, following the recent cyber-attack on the NHS.

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Bomb disposal team in Woodhall Spa after ‘large’ WWII bombs found

Police and bomb disposal teams were called to Woodhall Spa last week following the discovery of ‘large’ World War Two bombs.

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COURT: Alford man punched lorry driver after being ‘forced into a ditch’

An Alford driver who was confronted with a lorry on his side of the road, forcing him into the ditch, punched the driver when he came running back to see if everyone was all right, a court has heard.

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East Lindsey men plead guilty to large-scale drug operation ‘involving £37,500 of heroin’

Three men from Louth, Mablethorpe and Croft have pleaded guilty to their part in a large-scale drugs operation, involving around £37,500 worth of heroin.

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Police investigate after theft of high-value paintings in Horncastle

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information about a burglary that took place at a property in Stanhope Road, Horncastle, between April 9-15.

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Horncastle man, 21, sentenced for exposing genitals to dog-walker

A 21-year-old university graduate made sexual suggestions to and twice masturbated in front of a 41-year-old woman as she walked her dogs in Horncastle’s Spa Trail, a court has been told.

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Found jewellery in Holton le Clay

Police are attempting to track down the owners of two items of jewellery, which have recently been handed in to the Holton le Clay police station.

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Trust in court after patient died having been impaled on hospital equipment, jury hears

A hospital patient died when he fell while in a lifting hoist and was impaled on part of the equipment, a jury heard.

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BREAKING: Louth man Shaun Coles (24) jailed for child sex offences

A Louth man who committed a sex offence against a 12 year old girl was today (Wednesday) jailed for 30 months at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Police made arrests last week in connection with the controlling of prostitution in the area

Burglars targeted house ‘just 24 hours after the occupant passed away’

Burglars targeted a house in the Fulstow area last night (Monday), just one day after the elderly resident who lived in the house passed away.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Cash and jewellery stolen in Tetney burglary

A large amount of cash and jewellery has been stolen from a home in Tetney.

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