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Smash on A1 at the Woolfox Depot results in lengthy tailbacks southbound

Traffic on the A1 southbound is moving slowly after a lorry jacknifed at the Woolfox Depot this morning.

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Appeal after Oakham break in

Appeal after Oakham break in

A Rutland charity is appealing for witnesses to a break in at its shop in Oakham.

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Follow this advice and don’t fall victim to fraudsters

Follow this advice and don’t fall victim to fraudsters

A warning has gone out to be on the alert for suspicious cold callers, particularly those who target vulnerable elderly people.

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Former Stamford woman Jemma Lilley jailed for life for murder

Former Stamford woman Jemma Lilley jailed for life for murder

A Stamford woman who had an “obsession” with serial killers has been jailed for life for garroting, stabbing and burying the body of an autistic teenager in Western Australia.

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Motorists warned after thieves target hundreds of Rutland vans

Motorists warned after thieves target hundreds of Rutland vans

Motorists are being warned after more than 900 vans were broken into with thousands of pounds of tools stolen over the last six months across Rutland and Leicestershire.

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Woman to face fraud charges in court

A woman will appear in court to face charges of making off without paying.

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New deputy chief constable appointed

New deputy chief constable appointed

A new deputy chief constable has been appointed to Leicestershire Police.

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Burley Road cash machine theft'Photo: Lee Hellwing

Cash machine stolen from Co-operative store in Burley Road, Oakham

Thieves stole a cash machine from a Co-operative store last night (Monday, October 30).

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Hare coursing suspects arrested after police chase

Hare coursing suspects arrested after police chase

Two men suspected of hare coursing were arrested after an off-road police chase.

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John McKeown, who was killed in a car crash in Stamford on Saturday, August 22.

Police cleared of drink driver’s death

An official police enquiry has cleared officers of the death of a drink driver.

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Coroner to speak to police chief on officer training after fatal car crash

Coroner to speak to police chief on officer training after fatal car crash

A coroner is to write to the chief constable of Lincolnshire Police with concerns about the training of officers after a drink driver died in a car crash while being pursued by a patrol car.

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Police officers deny letting Stamford fatal crash man drive despite knowing he was drunk

Police officers deny letting Stamford fatal crash man drive despite knowing he was drunk

Police officers have denied that they deliberately waited to see if a man drove while drunk so they could make an easy arrest.

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Coroner hears drink driver died after police pursuit in Stamford

Coroner hears drink driver died after police pursuit in Stamford

A painter who died after crashing into a wall following a short police pursuit was almost three times the drink drive limit.

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Shane Wilkinson

Men jailed after death of father, from Crowland, at building site in Collyweston

Two men have been sentenced to a total of five years following the death of a father-of-five at a building site nearly three years ago.

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Elderly man found dead on Oakham driveway

Elderly man found dead on Oakham driveway

The body of an elderly man was found on the drive of his house in the early hours of today.

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CCTV images of the people police want to trace

Police appeal after Oakham windows broken

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

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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.

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Vandals target football club

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

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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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Court news

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.

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