A walk-in centre for patients needing emergency care opens this evening at the crisis-hit Grantham and district hospital.
It follows concern - and a community protest earlier this month - at the trial closure of the hospitals A and E department overnight because of a shortage of doctors.
The new centre is open for people needing urgent treatment to minor injuries seven days a week between half past six and half past eleven.
The Lincolnshire Hospital Trust says the service is not a replacement for the A&E department and that it is trying to recruit more doctors .
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Hundreds of people are expected to take part in a protest march in Lincolnshire, against the temporary overnight closure of Grantham's A and E unit.
Campaigners say they are angry that they now face travelling for more than 50 minutes to access treatment.
The hospital trust behind the decision though says it's been made to protect patient safety.
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An appeal has been issued after a missing bank card was used to withdraw cash in Grantham.
Police has released CCTV images of two men they need to speak to in relation to the missing Post Office Bank Card which was used in the Post Office in Princess Drive, Grantham on the 11th and 12th of August.
Officers believe the men can help with their inquiries. In total £780 was withdrawn from the victim's account.
If you recognise either of these two men, or you are one of those pictured, please call 101 quoting incident 404 of 19 August.
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Lincolnshire Police are appealing for help to identify a woman who may be able to assist their inquiries into the theft of a bank card from the Co-op in Princess Drive.
A bank card was left on the shop till and believed to have been stolen on Tuesday 19 July.
Once taken, the card was used to make a transaction in the shop and at other retail premises.
As pictured the lady is white with a fair complexion, of a slim build, had hair tied up in a ponytail and was wearing a white carers uniform.