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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.


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:

Lincs man found after 2 nights in Oz bush due to leave hospital

Robert Fairchild Credit: Channel 7

A man from Lincolnshire who spent more than two days lost in the Australian bush is due to be released from hospital today.

Robert Fairchild, 21, who is from Hemingby near Horncastle, had been at a party near Canberra when he went missing in the early hours of Sunday.

He was eventually found after a massive search involving forty officers, volunteers and two planes. Robert who has been living in Perth for the last year has been recovering from his ordeal in Perth Royal Hospital.

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