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Appeal for firearms, knives and offensive weapons to be handed in

Police forces are appealing for people to hand in unwanted guns with a national two week surrender of firearms and ammunition, which started yesterday.

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Lincoln Crown Court.

Police uncover Gainsborough cannabis farm after attending burglary report

Police investigating a house burglary in Gainsborough uncovered a cannabis farm inside the property, Lincoln Crown Court was told.

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MP Gloria De Piero

More than 36,000 101 calls to Notts police unanswered or abandoned

More than 36,000 calls made to Nottinghamshire Police’s 101 phone line were unanswered or abandoned, figures have revealed.

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Video: Nottinghamshire Police launch firearms surrender on Monday

Video: Nottinghamshire Police launch firearms surrender on Monday

Nottinghamshire Police is supporting a national appeal for people to hand over any unwanted guns with a two-week surrender of firearms and ammunition, starting on Monday (November 13).

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Barbara Mayo.

Police re-appeal after 1970 murder of Barbara Mayo

Derbyshire police have renewed their appeal for information into the murder of Barbara Mayo.
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The incident occurred on Wednesday night.

Woman left with broken wrist and facial injuries after attempted robbery in Gainsborough

Police are appealing for information after a woman was left with a broken wrist and facial injuries following an attempted robbery in Gainsborough.
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Kittens hurt after couple used human medicine to treat them, court hears

Kittens hurt after couple used human medicine to treat them, court hears

A couple who gave human medicines to seven cats with flu and tried to treat a kitten’s fractured leg using bathing salts have been disqualified from keeping animals for five years.

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Gang who imprisoned and tortured man in Gainsborough are jailed

Five people who imprisoned and tortured a drug addict after he went to a house in Gainsborough looking to buy MCat were today (Friday) given jail sentences totalling 50 years.

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Police say a 26-year old man has been arrested.

Police statement on activity at Drinsey Nook

Lincolnshire Police has carried out a search warrant at Drinsey Nook this morning in connection with the force's Operation Pottery investigation.

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The late Jeff Duke. Picture kindly submitted by family.

Family pays tribute to 'respected' man who died in Laughterton crash

The family of Jeff Duke has paid tribute to him.

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Police are investigating the burglary.

Gainsborough food store burgled

Police are investigating a burglary at a food store in Gainsborough.

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Fraudsters are setting up fake job adverts online in order to lure in unsuspecting jobseekers, experts have warned.

Scammers preying on jobseekers with bogus ads

Fraudsters are setting up fake job adverts online in order to lure in unsuspecting jobseekers, experts have warned.

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Police warning after spate of distraction burglaries in North Notts

Elderly and vulnerable residents are being warned to be vigilant after burglars disguise themselves as council staff.

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Telephone scam victim

Police urge caution as telephone scam targets elderly victims

Police are advising people to be cautious following reports of a telephone scam targeting the vulnerable and elderly.

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Lincolnshire police officers improve driving skills by using Playstation game

Lincolnshire police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a computer game.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Two men arrested in connection with spate of rural burglaries

Two men have been arrested in connection with a recent spate of rural burglaries around the Isle of Axholme.

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Four men charged with burglary at convenience store

Four men charged with burglary at convenience store

Following the burglary at a convenience store on Station Road in Epworth four men have been charged with burglary and other offences.

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Pioneering police lab will ‘speed up’ forensic process

A new lab which will be used by the five East Midlands police forces will see forensic material travelling shorter distances to be examined.

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Gainsborough men imprisoned, assaulted and subjected victim to water-boarding during terrifying ordeal

Gainsborough men imprisoned, assaulted and subjected victim to water-boarding during terrifying ordeal

Four Gainsborough men who imprisoned and tortured a drug user are facing jail sentences after being convicted by a jury at Lincoln Crown Court.

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