New signing Nicky Featherstone, the former Hull City and Walsall…

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August 21, 2014
New signing Nicky Featherstone, the former Hull City and Walsall…

NICKY Featherstone, the midfielder who has been on trial with Scunthorpe United, has agreed a week-to-week contract with the Iron. The one-time Hull City and Walsall man will be part of the Iron squad that travels to Yeovil Town on Saturday and he coul...
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Tributes paid to ‘passionate’ Olive Branch chef Zach Whittall

A restaurant owner has paid tribute to a talented young chef who died in a car crash.
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World water ski jumping, Ray Stokes Pro Am tournament, Whisby.

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August 20, 2014
World water ski jumping, Ray Stokes Pro Am tournament, Whisby.

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Tai Woffinden calls for two number ones and set race nights to…

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August 20, 2014
Tai Woffinden calls for two number ones and set race nights to…

WORLD Speedway Champion Tai Woffinden has revealed how he is still struggling to cope with his exhausting schedule. The British golden boy, who lifted the sport's biggest prize in Poland last October, missed some racing just before last month's Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup with a stress-related illness. Now he says he's taking one...
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The Great British Bake Off: Nancy Birtwhistle through to week…

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August 20, 2014
The Great British Bake Off: Nancy Birtwhistle through to week…

BARTON Great British Bake Off contestant Nancy Birtwhistle is safely through to week four of the competition. The remaining ten bakers this week faced bread challenges, including a tricky technical task. The first test was baking rye bread rolls - which Nancy personalised by using a cider and walnut recipe. On tasting the finished product, judges Paul...
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Three vehicles involved in traffic collision in Grimsby’s Freeman…

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August 20, 2014
Three vehicles involved in traffic collision in Grimsby’s Freeman…

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a road collision on Freeman Street thought to have involved three vehicles. A driver is currently being attended to by ambulance crew following the incident which happened shortly before 7pm. The cars ...
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Arise Sir George – Campaign mounts to knight last Dambuster ‘hero’

George ‘Johnny’ Johnson, the Horncastle born Dambusters hero, is at the centre of a national campaign calling for him to be knighted.


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Court Register

The following decisions have been made by magistrates at court hearings. In all drink-drive cases the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, 80 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood or 107 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. Addresses of defendants published here...
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Man in hospital after suffering acid burns

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August 20, 2014
Man in hospital after suffering acid burns

A man has been taken to hospital today suffering from acid burns. He was splashed with diluted nitric acid solution while carrying out tank cleaning. Humberside Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 9.36am, and provided advice about hazardous ma...
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PICTURE GALLERY: Tiny Tyson in action

Tiny Tyson, who is hoping to be a strong competitor to be the smallest dog in Britain, has been catching the eyes of our readers today (Wednesday).
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TRAVEL: Newark Road gas main replacement work eases traffic flows…

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August 20, 2014
TRAVEL: Newark Road gas main replacement work eases traffic flows…

Traffic is moving more freely in Lincoln's Newark Road after the gas mains replacement works ended today.A National Grid spokesman said: "The work in Newark Road was finished today and the traffic management has been removed."National Grid would like to thank everyone for bearing with us while we completed these essential works." 

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Humber Bridge re-opens following police incident

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August 20, 2014
Humber Bridge re-opens following police incident

THE Humber Bridge has re-opened following a police incident earlier today (Wednesday). Humberside Police were called at 4.13pm following reports of concern for the safety of a man on the bridge threatening to harm himself. Specialist negotiators were s...
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Pinchbeck keep up unbeaten run

Pinchbeck maintained their unbeaten start to the ChromaSport & Trophies Peterborough League campaign with a 4-2 victory over Holbeach Reserves on Tuesday.
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Hotshot Matt is set to face Cogenhoe

Matt Heron returns for Deeping Rangers on Saturday after a goalscoring performance in midweek for Whittlesey Blue Star.
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Bourne lose a third star man to Oadby

Craig Rook has become the third Bourne Town player to join last season’s UCL Division One champions Oadby.


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Huge tailbacks north &amp; south of Humber Bridge due to closure

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August 20, 2014
Huge tailbacks north & south of Humber Bridge due to closure

HUGE tailbacks have been reported north and south of the Humber Bridge after police were forced to close it both ways. Humberside Police were called at 4.13pm following reports of concern for the safety of a man who is on the bridge threatening to harm...
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Tulips to make changes

Pat Rayment has already made up his mind over two changes to Spalding United’s line-up – despite their first win of the season.


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Winners announced for giant flag colouring competition at The Collection

Children visiting The Collection, in Lincoln this summer have been busy with their entries for a giant flag colouring competition.
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Repairs to damaged M180 bridge could take months

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August 20, 2014
Repairs to damaged M180 bridge could take months

Repairs to a bridge on the M180 damaged by a lorry could take months, while one lane of the motorway is likely to remain closed for the "forseeable future". Yesterday afternoon a lorry carrying a forklift truck hit the bridge, leading to closures between junctions 3 and 4 on the westbound carriageway, causing long delays...
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Police re-open Humber Bridge following closure caused by man…

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August 20, 2014
Police re-open Humber Bridge following closure caused by man…

UPDATE: The Humber Bridge has now re-opened following closure this afternoon.Specialist police negotiators were this afternoon talking to a man who was threatening to jump from the Humber Bridge.Humberside Police closed the main northern approach down the A15 into northern Lincolnshire at just before 4.15pm.The force confirmed that it had no option but to close...
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Travellers quit Skegness car park

A group of travellers have left the Skegness car park where they been camping for the past few weeks.
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