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Gainsborough woman conned workplace out of thousands by pretending to have terminal cancer

A Gainsborough woman conned her employer out of thousands of pounds after carrying out an elaborate cancer hoax, a court was told.

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He will appear in court today.

Man charged with aggravated burglary in Gainsborough

A man has been charged with aggravated burglary in Gainsborough.

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A man in his 30s is currently in police custody.

Man arrested in connection with Gainsborough burglaries where pensioners were tied up

Police investigating two 'unusual, cold and calculated' burglaries in Gainsborough have arrested a man after a third burglary took place last night.

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Police said five people had been arrested following the chase

Comunity condemns callous knife wielding robber who tied up pensioners

A community has been left in shock after a knife weilding thug put two Gainsborough pensioners through a terrible ordeal when he tied them up and robbed them.

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Gainsborough pensioners tied up in ‘cold, calculated’ burglaries

Officers are appealing for information about two ‘unusual, cold and calculated’ burglaries which took place last night in Gainsborough.

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Intruders smash door down before stealing diamond and sapphire jewellery

Intruders smash door down before stealing diamond and sapphire jewellery

Between 4.30 and 4.50pm on March 4 someone broke into a house on North Street in West Butterwick.

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Scott Young

25 young people take the oath to become police cadets

Tonight (Wednesday March 15) 25 young people, aged between 15-18, will be taking the oath to become police cadets.

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Masked hammer thugs jailed for Bassetlaw post office raid

Masked hammer thugs jailed for Bassetlaw post office raid

A Gainsborough thug who robbed a village post office armed with a hammer has been jailed.

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If you receive a cold call purporting to be from your bank, always end the call as soon as possible.

Fraudsters using new method to dupe folk

Action Fraud has warned of a new tool in the arsenal of online fraudsters.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Gainsborough thug jailed after violent attack on his own aunt

A Gainsborough man launched an attack on his aunt when she attempted to intervene in a domestic incident, a court was told.

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Council urges people to report suspected child abuse

North Lincolnshire Council is once again backing the national campaign, ‘Together, we can tackle child abuse’, to encourage people to report suspected child abuse and recognise their role in protecting children and young people from abuse and neglect.

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Burglars swipe jewellery in raid on elderly couple near Gainsborough

Burglars swipe jewellery in raid on elderly couple near Gainsborough

A pair of distraction burglars swiped jewellery and a safe box after targeting an elderly couple in Lea, near Gainsborough.

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Police appeal after spate of late-night car vandalism in Gainsborough

Police appeal after spate of late-night car vandalism in Gainsborough

Police are appealing for help after a spate of attacks on cars in Gainsborough.

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All you need to know: Tougher penalties for drivers caught on the phone

All you need to know: Tougher penalties for drivers caught on the phone

Tougher penalties came into force on Wednesday (March 1) when new laws were introduced surrounding using a mobile phone while driving.

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Lincolnshire police's assistant chief constable, Paul Gibson.

County’s police force now rated ‘Good’ in all areas

Lincolnshire’s police force is “punching above its weight” after an official report revealed it had improved to a ranking of ‘Good’ in all areas.

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COURT ROUND-UP: Latest convictions from Sheffield, Doncaster and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts

The following were convicted at Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield magistrates’ courts between February 24 and 27.

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Disabled Gainsborough woman cheated benefits system when she took job

A disabled Gainsborough woman who received benefits because she was not well enough not do basic household chores has been given a suspended jail sentence for cheating the system.

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John Stollery

Tunisia inquests to conclude

In June 2015, gunman Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire on tourists on a Tunisian beach, killing 38 people, 30 of whom were British, including two from Nottinghamshire

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‘Can you hear me?’: Warning over new phone scam

‘Can you hear me?’: Warning over new phone scam

Phone scammers are set to try and dupe unwary residents in the East Midlands with a new telephone fraud.

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Broad daylight raid on Gainsborough home

Broad daylight raid on Gainsborough home

Police are appealing for information after burglars raided a home in Gainsborough.

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