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Burglary at home of fatal car crash victim

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information after the home of a man who died in a crash was burgled.

The 74 year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was killed in a collision at West Fen Drainside, in Frithville, last Thursday afternoon.

The burglary at his home in Tennyson Close was reported at 9am this morning after the glass in the front door was found smashed.

All burglaries are abhorrent but to break into the home of someone who recently died in very tragic circumstances is a despicable crime indeed. Extra police patrols are being carried out in the area and I am urging anyone with information about the burglary to contact me or approach one of the local officers.

– DC Sue-Ellen Wilson, Boston CID


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Commemorations around the world to mark Gallipoli anniversary

Ceremonies were held around the world today, to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War battle for Gallipoli.

Leaders and dignitaries from many countries attended a service in Turkey - including Prince Charles and Prince Harry.

ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers reports from Gallipoli:

Tributes at Valley Parade for Bradford City fire victims

Football matches across the country fell silent today to pay tribute to the 56 people who died in the Bradford City fire 30 years ago.

England manager Roy Hodgson led tributes at Valley Parade where a minute's silence was held before their final home game of the season. Meanwhile Bradford's kit man John Duckworth and his friends arrived at the stadium completing their seventy-three mile walk from Lincoln.They took on the challenge to raise money for Bradford City's Burns unit appeal.

Remembrance service in Hull marks 100th anniversary of Gallipoli campaign

A special service of remembrance has been held in Hull to mark the 100th anniversary of the disasterous Gallipoli campaign. In Australia and New Zealand Anzac Day remembers the thousands who lost their lives in the First World War and later conflicts. Martin Fisher reports.


Nurses recruitment day held in Lincolnshire

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has held an open day today in a bid to recruit more nursing staff.

The Trust - which was taken out of special measures last month - is creating around 100 new posts in its hospitals for nurses and health professionals. It's also offering cash incentives and funding to train former nurses looking to return to the profession.

Olympic Boxing champion's stolen car found

Police investigating a burglary at Olympic Boxing Champion Nicola Adam's home have recovered her car this morning.

Olympic and Commonwealth medallist Nicola Adams Credit: Press Association

Adams and other family members were at home at the time but were not aware of the break-in. Burglars took two cars, training kit and valuable personal possessions.

The Leeds boxer's grey Hyundai Veloster Turbo was found at around 8.20am today parked in Sandringham Way in Alwoodley after a member of the public called the police to report it having been left there.

Unfortunately the boxing equipment and other items that were in the boot when it was stolen were no longer in the vehicle.

We would like to hear from anyone who saw the vehicle being left in Sandringham Way any time after it was stolen on Wednesday morning.

The silver Ford Focus TDCi, registration YH09DLU, that was also stolen in the burglary remains outstanding at this time. We would still like to hear from anyone who has seen that vehicle or who knows its current whereabouts."

– Det Constable Will Tsang, West Yorkshire Police

The gold medallist had been due to fight in the national championships this weekend but pulled out due to the burglary.

Police appeal after man found seriously injured near Leeds station

British Transport Police are appealing for information after a man was found suffering serious injuries near Leeds train station.

The man, who police have yet to identify, was found in the railway arch on Swinegate near to Commercial Garages at 3.52 am this morning, by two men who were walking close by.

The man has been physically assaulted and has sustained serious injuries as a result of the attack. He is currently undergoing surgery at Leeds General Infirmary.

We are currently pursuing several lines of enquiry, including reviewing CCTV footage from the surrounding areas and taking detailed statement from the two men who found him."

– Det Inspector Mick Jackson, West Yorkshire Police

Lincoln tourism bosses unveil national campaign to encourage visitors

Tourism bosses in Lincoln have unveiled a national marketing campaign to increase visitor numbers during 2015.

Marketing campaign unveiled to encourage visitors to Lincoln Credit: Visit Lincoln

They said that events celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the opening of Lincoln Castle and the forthcoming National Road race championship all offer a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise the profile of the city.

The so-called 800 Campaign will see adverts being placed in national media over the next two months.

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