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Tributes to 'devoted' father killed in Lincolnshire crash

The family of a man who died in a collision in Lincolnshire, calling him a 'caring, loving and devoted' father.

John Gilchrist was described as a caring, loving and devoted' father Credit: Lincolnshire Police

34-year-old John Gilchrist died in a collision on the A158 near Wragby at around 7.25am on Thursday 18th February.

The father of five lived near Horncastle and his partner, Kelly said John was a caring, devoted and loving father and partner and will be missed by everyone including his father and brother.

Police have renewed their appeal for anyone who was on the A158 near Wragby last Thursday morning to contact them.

Police searching for stolen rural postbox

Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft of a rural Royal Mail post box.

Credit: Lincolnshire Police

The theft was discovered by a postal worker on Tuesday evening and had occurred at some point in the previous 24 hours. The box had been post-mounted near to the entrance to a farm on the B1191 road from Woodhall Spa to Horncastle, between the hamlets of Martin and Thornton.

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Police appeal for missing Lincolnshire woman

Police in Lincolnshire are searching for a woman who was last seen in Horncastle on Monday.

Alexa Jamieson, 31, was last seen by her lodger at her address in Bells Yard.

Alexa Jamieson, 31, was last seen by her lodger at her address in Bells Yard.

Alexa has taken her car, a silver Audi A3, registration AJ03 LEX and also has her dog with her, a small terrier with one eye.

Officers say she is 5' 2" tall, of petite build, with dark, shoulder length hair, an eyebrow piercing and a tattoo of a dog's paw on her wrist. Police and family are concerned for Alexa's emotional welbeing and are urging her to make contact.

New Tory candidate for Louth & Horncastle announced

Victoria Atkins will replace the country's longest-serving MP, Sir Peter Tapsell, who is standing down ahead of the 2015 election, as the constituency's Conservative candidate.

Our political correspondent Paul Brand was at the vote in Louth last night:

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