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CCTV appeal over Boston collision

Do you recognise the man in the picture below? Police want to speak to him in connection with a collision in Boston involving a blue Honda Civic and three parked cars.

Possible Driver
Lincolnshire Police

It happened on West Street at about 16:40 on Wednesday.

The Honda, registration number LD60 MHX, was left at the scene and the driver fled the area.

Officers say they believe the man in the image may have been driving the Honda Civic.

Anyone who recognises the man, or who has information about the incident, is being asked to contact Lincolnshire Police.

Lincolnshire schools affected by Covid cases

Twenty schools in Lincolnshire are currently affected by coronavirus, according to Lincolnshire County Council.

2m sign and classroom
Reuters/Eddie Keogh

Andy Fox, Lincolnshire's consultant in public health, says: "All schools are taking action to limit the potential spread of the virus, with some pupils and staff self-isolating as a precaution."

The affected schools are:

  • Bourne Westfield Primary (open)
  • St John the Baptist Primary School, Spalding (open)
  • Lincoln College (open)
  • Bardney Primary School (open)
  • Cranwell Primary School (closed)
  • Queen Elizabeth High School, Gainsborough (open)
  • Gonerby Hill Foot Primary School (open)
  • Hackthorn Primary School (open)
  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School (open)
  • Lincoln UTC (open)
  • Ellison Boulters Academy, Scothern (open)
  • Ermine Academy, Lincoln (open)
  • Tower Road Academy, Boston (open)
  • William Farr School (open)
  • Our Lady of Lincoln Catholic Primary School (open)
  • Branston Community Academy (open)
  • Bourne Abbey Primary Academy (open)
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Horncastle (open)
  • Lincoln Christ's Hospital School (open)
  • Priory City of Lincoln Academy (open)

Bomber Command Centre crowdfunding campaign launched

Lincolnshire's International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) says it needs the public's help in order to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

International Bomber Command Centre

Opening in 2018, the IBCC honours the wartime bravery of the men and women of Bomber Command.

The charity says its income was cut by 90% during lockdown, which has cast doubt over the future viability of the centre.

It's now started a crowdfunding campaign.

Lockdown has affected so many areas of our lives and, of course, many charities, including ourselves have lost substantial income. We are appealing to all our ardent supporters in both Lincolnshire, the UK and globally, to help ensure the story of the brave and often heroic members of Bomber Command are not lost but are heard, through the IBCC, for many years to come."

Nicky Van Der DriftCEO, International Bomber Command Centre

Boston-Skegness railway line reopens

The railway line between Boston and Skegness is open again after two fallen trees affected services earlier:

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Severe disruption: A52 Lincolnshire both ways

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A52 Lincolnshire both ways severe disruption, near Queens Road.

A52 Lincolnshire - A52 Station Road in Sutton On Sea blocked and queues in both directions near the Queens Road junction, because of a burst water pipe. Diversion in operation - for Stagecoach Bus Service 59.

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