A man has died in a crash involving three lorries near Grantham in Lincolnshire.
The A1 at Grantham is likely to remain closed for some time and there is significant disruption to traffic. Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area and to plan ahead for their journeys.
A very serious incident has closed the A1 near Grantham. Please avoid the area and follow diversions.
Maurice Sutton, who has serious heart problems, had to wait almost two hours for an ambulance and then waited three hours outside A and E before he got inside the hospital.
Kate Hemingway reports on the delays Maurice suffered and the fact that East Midlands Ambulance Service has billed hospital trusts 1.7 million pounds for keeping them waiting.
Campaigners fighting for Grantham's A and E unit to be reopened overnight, have revealed they are taking their protest to London again.Read the full story ›
Lincolnshire Police are appealing for information to help find a 'stolen' war medalRead the full story ›
Plans to downgrade Grantham Hospital's accident and emergency unit will be discussed by councillors in Lincolnshire tonight.
The proposals, which could see a reduction in maternity services, are part of a plan to transform health services across the county.
The A and E has been operating for reduced hours since August.
The Lincolnshire Sustainability Transformation Plan (STP) has been released in full today, after it was leaked on Monday.Read the full story ›
Dozens of campaigners joined hands outside Grantham Hospital in protest at the continued overnight closure of the town's A and E unit.Read the full story ›
Plans for a £100 million Designer Outlet Village in Grantham will go on show in a second round of consultation this week.Read the full story ›
The union UNISON has called for United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust to address its "woefully low staffing levels".Read the full story ›