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  • Eight out of 10 East Lindsey stores pass the under-age alcohol test

    By CJHall_LE at 10:45 on 23/09/13
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    Two Skegness off-licences are to get written warnings from Lincolnshire Police after eight out of 10 East Lindsey businesses passed a 'secret shopper' test. Trading Standards officers and the police force organised visits by under-age teenagers to the stores. Two 16-year-olds and a pair of 15-year-old volunteers were part of a team who were asked to attempt to buy alcohol in stores at Holton le Clay, Skegness, Ingoldmells, Mablethorpe...
  • Skegness driver charged after Addlethorpe car crash

    By CJHall_LE at 11:57 on 12/08/13
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    A Skegness man has been charged with a number of offences following a collision in Addlethorpe yesterday evening. Peter Mark Shaw, 25, of Brunswick Drive in the town, was arrested after the Vauxhall Astra he was driving left the road and hit a tree on Orby Road. Shaw has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking, driving without a licence, failing to stop, having no insurance and possession of cannabis. He has been bailed to appear...
  • East Lindsey district councillor Phillip Steven Leivers facing sex charges resigns

    By CJHall_LE at 09:02 on 11/08/13
    CHARGED: Former councillor Phillip Leivers.
    A Lincolnshire council's former carers' champion has resigned after being charged with 22 sex offences involving a child. Phillip Steven Leivers, who represented Chapel St Leonards on East Lindsey District Council, was charged after an investigation by the Metropolitan Police. The 75-year-old will face eight counts of rape, six counts of gross indecency with a child and eight counts of inciting a child to commit an act of gross...
  • Seaside scam sparks warning to Skegness tourists and residents

    By CJHall_LE at 17:19 on 07/08/13
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    A TV sales scam which left a Skegness man £250 out of pocket has led to a warning from both police and trading standards. It came after an incident in the seaside resort when the man bought a TV from two men in a van and later found it did not work. Lincolnshire County Council Trading Standards and the county's police have warned both local residents and holidaymakers to take care. The criminals struck on Monday, August 5, when...
  • Lincolnshire's Assistant Chief Constable to join Leicestershire Police

    By MarieW at 21:01 on 07/05/13
    Roger Bannister
    IT HAS been announced that temporary Assistant Chief Constable Roger Bannister of Lincolnshire Police has been appointed as Assistant Chief Constable (Crime) for Leicestershire Police. Roger joined Lincolnshire Police in 1988 and progressed through the ranks both in uniformed operations and criminal investigation roles. Since October 2010 Roger has been temporary Assistant Chief Constable (Protective Services) in Lincolnshire...

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