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Pond experts share top tip and says it reduces risk of algae and green water

A nursery that specialises in pond plants has shared their top gardening tip after their second year of winning gold at the Chelsea Flower Show. Located at the former RAF Binbrook site at Brookenby, Lincolnshire Pond Plants Ltd has spent the week at the annual garden show and competed with a display of their pond […]

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Lincolnshire Police update on aircraft cash as ask for the public’s help

Lincolnshire Police have released further details about the aircraft that crash-landed in a field today (Saturday, May 25). In an update shared on social media, the force confirmed the location and asked for the public’s help. Emergency services were called to public event, which is held at RAF Coningsby after receiving reports of the crash.

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Spitfire crashes at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire during Battle of Britain event

The aircraft that has crashed in a field in Lincolnshire is a. The aircraft crash-landed during a Battle of Britain event in Lincolnshire. Emergency services were called to public event, which is held at RAF Coningsby after receiving reports of the crash just before 1.20pm on Saturday, May 25. It has so far been confirmed

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Mother-daughter team expand their bakery business with a coffee lounge in Navenby

A mother-daughter duo have expanded their successful bakery-with-a-twist with a coffee lounge in Navenby. China Tebb, 27, and Diane Tebb, 56, launched Robin Rose Bakes in 2021 and have been selling their tasty treats online, to wholesalers and at various markets and events. All of the products they make are gluten and dairy-free, and, with

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Three arrested as police raid Beckingham traveller site over suspected cockerel fighting

Three men were arrested in a huge police raid on a traveller site in a Lincolnshire village over suspected cockerel fighting. The join operation between Lincolnshire Police and the RSPCA involved more than 50 officers. Four search warrants were executed at the site in Beckingham. A number of items were seized, including cockerels, dogs, a

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Lincolnshire hospital unit closure update after ‘difficult decision’ to shut for almost two years

A hospital unit that closed almost two years ago is set to reopen. Following the temporary closure of the Hartsholme Centre, Lincolnshire’s male psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) in October 2022, patients are set to return from June 3. Following ‘significant workforce pressures’ across Lincolnshire’s adult mental health wards in 2022, the trust had to

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Lincolnshire butcher hopes to represent country in ‘meat Olympics’ next year

A Lincolnshire butcher hopes to represent Great Britain in the ‘meat olympics’ next year. Ben Tindale, manager of G Shearer and Son Butchers in Holbeach, represented the country during the World Butcher’s Challenge in 2022, and hopes to do it again next year. The challenge is a butchery competition which brings together the best of

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The Boston man who used his local post office to run huge dark web drug network

A Boston man used the dark web to sell cocaine, ecstasy and mephedrone to more than 550 buyers. From May 2022 until his arrest in July 2023, Donatas Kasputis used dark web marketplaces to sell 76kg worth of various illegal drugs. The Cyber Investigations team at the East Midlands Special Operations Unit began to investigate

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Search for North Hykeham van driver after report of ‘dangerous overtakes’

Officers are appealing for information after a report that a van driver was driving dangerously in North Hykeham. On Wednesday, May 22, a van was reported to Lincolnshire Police for driving fast and carrying out “dangerous overtakes” at speed. The incident happened at around 6.20am and officers would now like to speak to anyone who

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Grantham coffee shop described as an ‘oasis’ celebrates five years in business

A Lincolnshire cafe described as being “an oasis in the centre of town” has recently celebrated five years of business. Known for it’s delicious cakes and unique atmosphere, The Garden Yard in Grantham is a beloved business run by husband and wife duo, Tony and Sarah Gibson. The pair initially set up the space on

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