Police appeal after Oakham windows broken

Police are seeking help to trace the vandals who smashed three windows in Oakham.

Barry Walker

Wellingborough man jailed for sexually abusing girl more than two decades ago

A 48-year-old man has been jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing a girl more than two decades ago.


Vandals target football club

Volunteers from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

Steve Duffy, chairman of the club

Sadness as vandals target football club

Staff from a football club have been left devastated after vandals left tyre tracks on the clubs’s pitch.

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Market Overton man escapes jail after downloading hundreds of pornographic images of children

A man from Market Overton who downloaded hundreds of pornographic images of children has escaped jail.


Bomb hoax causes Stamford college evacuation

A student’s sick joke about having a bomb in her locker led to the evacuation of a further education college.


Mixed results for local forces as report is published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary

Lincolnshire Police has been given a ‘good’ rating by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

Arthur Mellar, who was killed at Burghley House

Trust fined after butler was killed in Burghley House lift

The trust which runs Burghley House has been handed a fine of more than a quarter of a million pounds after a butler was crushed to death.

Burghley House and deer

BREAKING: Burghley House Preservation Trust hit with £266,000 fine after butler is crushed to death

Burghley House Preservation Trust has been handed a fine of more than a quarter of a million pounds following the death of an employee.

Heather Chamberlain with grandson Logan and surviving dachshund Bella

Anger as much-loved pet dog is savaged and killed by pair of greyhounds

A woman and her three-year-old grandson looked on in horror as two greyhounds savagely attacked their four dogs – leaving one dead.


Commissioner plans to get more police officers on the beat

Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Lord Willy Bach’s plans to increase police visibility have been supported by the Police and Crime Panel.

Arthur Mellar, from Stamford

Trust which runs Burghley House admits health and safety failings after butler’s death

The charity which runs Burghley House near Stamford faces a hefty fine after a butler was crushed to death in a luggage lift.


Police forces propose tax increases

Both Lincolnshire and Leicestershire police forces are proposing a small increase in their portion of the council tax.


Man who exposed himself at Stamford Leisure Centre given community order

A man who twice exposed himself in front of children at Stamford Leisure Centre was given a three year community order.

Aerial shot of HMP Stocken

Prisoners sentenced over disorder at HMP Stocken

Two men have been sentenced for their part in widespread disorder at a Rutland prison.


Raver caught with £4,500 worth of ecstasy in his pants at Twyford Woods

A man was caught with thousands of pounds worth of ecstasy as he left an illegal rave at Twyford Woods, Lincoln Crown Court was told.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Man brandished knife at his wife

A man who brandished a knife after turning up at his ex-wife’s home to collect his belongings has been jailed at Lincoln Crown Court.

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Cottesmore AFC chairman Steve Duffy and vice-chairman Rich Giblin inspect damage at their Westray Park ground EMN-170301-142108001

Anger as vandals strike again at Cottesmore AFC’s Westray Park ground

Football club bosses have spoken of their anger after a stand was vandalised – the latest in a string of attacks.

Peterborough Crown Court.

Accountant jailed for evading £111,000 of VAT

A qualified accountant from Peterborough, who stole more than £111,000 in VAT has been jailed.

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