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By Kathy Green

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    Severe disruption: M180 Lincolnshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M180 Lincolnshire westbound severe disruption, from J5 for A15 to J4 for A15.

    M180 Lincolnshire - Temporary closure and queues on M180 westbound from J5, A15 (Barnetby Top) in Barnetby to J4, A15 (Scawby) in Scawby, because of animals on the road.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A607 Lincolnshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A607 Lincolnshire both ways severe accident, between Barkston and Belton.

    A607 Lincolnshire - A607 in Barkston closed in both directions between the Barkston junction and the Belton junction, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Prescription drugs stolen from Lincolnshire Co-op

    Lincolnshire Police say a large quantity of prescription drugs were taken from the Co-op pharmacy in Spilsby during two separate burglaries.

    Rows of pills

    The first burglary was carried out on 16 October at around 03:50.

    The pharmacy was targeted again, yesterday morning, at approximately 02:40.

    A male suspect, wearing a hooded top, dark bottoms and trainers broke into the pharmacy and left with a large quantity of prescription drugs, including diazepam, dihydrocodeine and gabapentin, on both occasions.

    Lincolnshire Police say anyone who is offered this medication should hand it into a pharmacy, GP surgery or police station immediately.

  4. Safety concern over missing teenager

    Lincolnshire Police are concerned for the welfare of 16-year-old Anas Laamache.

    He was last seen in the Grantham area on October 15.

    Anas Laamache

    Lincolnshire Police are asking for anyone who has seen Anas, or knows where he is, to get in contact with them.

  5. Pigeon racing community helps paralysed Lincolnshire man

    A fundraising page has been set up to help a Lincolnshire man continue to care for his pigeons after he was left paralysed from the chest down in a freak motorcross accident.

    Man in wheelchair

    Daniel Parker, 23, from Tallington, says he can't now access his loft to clean and care for his pigeons after breaking his spine in the accident.

    Two pigeons

    Mr Parker says he's stunned by the response from the pigeon-fancying community to help him buy a specially-adapted pigeon loft.

  6. Alford fire now being treated as arson - Police

    A fire at several domestic buildings in a Lincolnshire town earlier this month was started deliberately, according to police.

    Fire engine

    The blaze started at about 04:45 on Wednesday 9 October on Station Road in Alford.

    At its height six fire engines were needed to bring the blaze under control.

    Lincolnshire Police say they want anyone with any information about the fire to come forward.

  7. Former Lincoln Co-op turned into community technology centre

    Lincoln’s former Co-op department store has been given a new lease of life.

    Community space with chairs and tables

    The building, on Silver Street, has been transformed into offices for local technology firms.

    The centre, called Mosaic, includes office space and a lounge for events.

    People using the space say it's good to work alongside other businesses with the same interests.

  8. Call for road safety improvements on Boston street

    Parents in Boston say they are fed up with drivers racing down their road and are demanding speed bumps are installed.

    Jubilee Avenue in Boston

    The group has started a petition calling for improvements to help keep their children safe along Jubilee Avenue.

    There has only been one collision on the road in the last five years, so it would be difficult to justify the installation of speed bumps, according to Lincolnshire County Council.

    However, the authority said it would continue to monitor the situation in the area.

  9. Lincolnshire arrests in op to tackle 'county lines' gangs

    A total of 10 people from Lincolnshire have been detained as part of a national crackdown on so-called "county lines" gangs.

    Police jacket

    It's been part of a wider operation across the country, co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency (NCA)

    "County lines" gangs are originally from big cities and often use violence and intimidation to expand into smaller towns, using mobile phones to take orders from drug users.

    In total, over 700 people have been arrested as part of the recent crackdown, with more than £0.5m worth of drugs seized, according to the NCA.

  10. Families celebrate over Red Arrows return

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    Video caption: The Red Arrows are back home after spending 11 weeks touring North America.
  11. Is Bardney 'the pinkest village in the world'?

    A Lincolnshire village has taken on a particularly pink tinge today as part of the annual "Wear It Pink" campaign in support of people affected by breast cancer.

    Pink flowers and bunting have been strung up in an attempt, organisers say, to make Bardney the "pinkest village in the world".

    Across the country thousands of people will be wearing a pink item of clothing, in exchange for a donation to help raise money:

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  12. Lincolnshire EU migrants urged to apply for Settled Status

    Just 15% of European Union migrants in Lincolnshire have so far applied for the right to live and work in the UK after Britain leaves the EU, government figures show.

    European Union and United Kingdom flags

    There are an estimated 56,000 EU migrants living in Lincolnshire and people have until the end of next year to apply for what's known as Settled Status.

    The scheme aims to help EU citizens and their families to live and work in the UK after freedom of movement ends.

    Iga Paczkowska, an advisor for help organisation Lincs-EU, says many migrants are "not fully aware" that if they're planning to go abroad after Brexit they will "struggle".

    Quote Message: If we are leaving the EU on 31 October, that means the end of free movement." from Iga Paczkowska Advisor Lincs-EU
    Iga PaczkowskaAdvisor Lincs-EU
  13. Medals for Lincolnshire RAF drone pilots

    Crews from RAF Waddington, near Lincoln, who operate Reaper drones are to be recognised for their work in defeating the group calling itself Islamic State.

    Reaper drone

    At least 60 personnel from 13 Squadron will receive the Operation Service Medal for their work over Iraq and Syria.

    Until now, the award has only been given to those exposed to physical danger.

    Quote Message: I think it's very, very important that both the UK nationally and internationally recognises the effort the Reaper force has given to this conflict." from Wing Cdr Mark Jackson Officer Commanding of 13 Squadron
    Wing Cdr Mark JacksonOfficer Commanding of 13 Squadron
  14. Four Red Arrows pilots fly off to new adventures

    Four members of the famous Lincolnshire-based Red Arrows have hung up their iconic red suits for the last time after completing their final flights with the aerobatic team.

    Red Arrows fly over New York

    The crew arrived back at RAF Scampton on Thursday following their 11-week tour of Canada and North America.

    One of those departing the team, Red 3 Sqn Ldr Mike Bowden, is leaving to become a commercial airline pilot.

    He says it's an "unbelievably" emotional time.

    "Knowing it's the last time you take off, the last time you land...But what a way to do it, off the back of the most incredible tour," he said.

    "The opportunities were second to none. We got to fly over the most iconic landscapes and landmarks around North America."