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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.

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Eastbourne

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.

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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.

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Eastbourne

Police forces propose tax increases

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails that claim you have placed an order

Action Fraud has received several reports from victims who have been sent convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Kayleigh Haywood EMN-160715-121520001

A million people watch Leicestershire Police’s video about online grooming inspired by murdered teenager Kayleigh Haywood

More than 1m people watched Kayleigh’s Love Story within the first 24 hours of the film being posted online.

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Armed Police

Armed officers to patrol Leicestershire and Rutland from today following suspected terror attacks in Berlin and Turkey

Busy and crowded places in Leicestershire and Rutland are being patrolled by firearms officers as of 7am this morning, Thursday December 22, after suspcted terror incidents in Berlin and Turkey.

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Rutland 'cyber beat' officer PCSO Matt McDade EMN-161213-124004001

Cyber beat police trial extended for another three months in Rutland after positive feedback

Rutland’s ‘cyber beat’ police officer trial has been extended by three months following positive feedback from members of the public.

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Peterborough Crown Court.

Financial advisor who defrauded elderly victims out of over £700,000 jailed

A financial advisor who continued to invest clients’ money despite losing his job has been jailed.

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Just 1 in 5 of population commit 80% of crimes

Just 1 in 5 of population commit 80% of crimes

The fifth of the population responsible for 80 per cent of social costs, including crime, benefits and healthcare can be identified as young as three years old, a new study shows.

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Warwickshire County Council websites were 'attacked' over the weekend.

Bank customers warned of new fake letters scam

Customers of a high street bank are being warned of a new, sophisticated fraud that involves the sending of fake letters.

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Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland police and crime commissioner Lord Willy Bach EMN-160911-114638001

Rise in police precept proposed by Leicestershire’s PCC to ‘minimise imapct of Government funding cuts’

A rise in the police element of council tax is likely to be introduced in a bid to minimise the impact of Government funding cuts.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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