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Teenager killed and two people injured in Boston crash

A 19-year-old man has died and two people are being treated in hospital for serious injuries after being in a crash in Boston.

It happened around 10.30am on Sunday August 10, when two cars were in collision at Main Road in Brothertoft.

The teenage driver of one car was taken by air ambulance to hospital but died a short time later. The couple in the other car were taken to Lincoln County Hospital.

Witnesses are urged to contact police.

Boston stadium plans approved

Boston Borough Council has tonight given its backing to plans for a massive redevelopment in the town that includes 500 homes and a new stadium for Boston United.

Plans for the new stadium Credit: Chestnut Homes

The Quadrant will be at Wyberton, on either side of the A16. the development which will also include a sports centre and retail park has been opposed by some local residents.

The plans will still be sent to the secretary of state for approval.

Anger from war veteran over council parking fine

A ninety-four year old war veteran from Horncastle says he will go to prison before paying a parking fine which he got when he helped a friend get onto a bus.

George Chester got the ticket after stopping on a road in Boston. He says he was only gone from his vehicle for a few minutes - but was still handed a £35 penalty notice.

That is now risen to one hundred and five pounds but George says he simply will not pay. He also says they filled out the ticket incorrectly, and therefore it is invalid. Adam Fowler reports.

Pensioner given parking ticket helping friend on to bus

A ninety-four year old who was issued a parking ticket in Boston says the council can take him to prison if they want - he is still not paying.

George Chester from Horncastle says he only parked his car for a few minutes to help an elderly friend on to the bus and when the ticket was issued the time of the alleged offence was incorrect.

Boston Borough Council say they do not discuss individual cases but there are avenues open for Mr Chester to appeal.

Mr Chester believes the ticket issued is invalid:


Flood Aid 2014 raises money for Boston flood victims

There are hopes that a two day festival this weekend has raised thousands of pounds to help people who were forced from their homes by the floods which swept through Boston last December. The Flood Aid concert saw a number of local bands play in the town's Central Park - and today theatre groups have entertained children and families with a range of eye catching performances. Almost 700 homes and businesses were affected by last year's tidal surge - and some are still not fit for people to return to.

Search for missing teenager

Police in Lincolnshire are searching for 17 year-old Simona Kozlovska, who was reported missing from the Carver Road area of Boston at 10.50pm on Monday 21 July, after failing to return from shopping in town.

Simona lives in Manchester and is visiting relatives in Boston. She is familiar with the town as has visited previously.

Simona is 5'7" tall, of medium build, and has shoulder length hair in a ponytail. When last seen, she was wearing a top with coloured flowers on, white trousers, and was carrying a white leather bag with jewels on.

Teenager Simona Kozlovska who has gone missing in Boston Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Manhunt underway after burglar escapes from Lincolnshire prison

Timothy Riggot on the run after escaping from North Sea Camp prison Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Police are searching for a convicted burglar who has escaped from a prison in Lincolnshire Timothy Riggott, was serving his sentence at North Sea Camp near Boston. He was last seen shortly before 9am on Thursday morning. He left the prison on foot and is not thought to have any money with him.

The 41-year-old prisoner is described as 6ft 1in tall, of thin build, with brown cropped hair. He was wearing green trousers and a grey sweatshirt. Police believe Riggott, who is originally from the Lincoln area, may have attempted to travel in that direction.

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