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Police investigating Lincoln burglaries release CCTV

Police investigating a series of burglaries in Lincoln have released CCTV images of three men they want to identify.

Credit: Lincolnshire Police

On 16th November, a number of reports of burglaries were made in relation to properties in South Lincoln where offenders gained entry by forcing a rear door.

Police say the men pictured may have information to help assist with the enquiry.


Lincoln celebrates Hello Day

Lincoln has been doing its bit for international peace, by celebrating World Hello Day with a number of community get-togethers.

At Bishop King Primary School, youngsters who speak 20 different languagues between them, served up a number of treats, along with songs and traditional dress from different countries.

It is the third year the city council has marked this international day of greeting, which aims to promote world peace and remove barriers between every nationality.

Family pay tribute to man killed in Lincoln Bypass crash

The family of a man who died following a collision on the A46 Lincoln Bypass on November 1st have released the following statement.

It is with great sadness that that we announce the death of Ben Marshall following a road traffic collision on 1st November.

He will be greatly missed by all the family. The family would ask that they be given privacy in their grief.’

– Family statement


Simon missing from Lincolnshire home

A man who is believed to be suffering depression has gone missing in Lincoln.

Have you seen Simon? Credit: Lincolnshire Police

33-year-old Simon Harrison of Washingborough has been missing for several hours and has not been in contact with his family since around 5:30pm this evening.

He is believed to be suffering from depression and the contact he has had earlier in the day with his family and the police are concerned about his welfare.

He may have been in the area between the south-west of Lincoln and out towards Washingborough possibly on the footpath that runs out to Washingborough along the river bank.

It is not believed that he has access to his own transport.

He is described as being 6' tall, thin build, clean shaven, with dark hair. He is possibly wearing a blue or black jacket, jeans and blue suede Adidas trainers.

Anyone who sees him or who has any knowledge as to his whereabouts should call Lincolnshire Police.

Lincoln mother starts online campaign to find kidney donor

A mother from Lincoln has started an online campaign to try and find a kidney donor - so she can see her young son grow up.

Mandy O'Connor was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease three years ago. She is not yet on the transplant list - but she says she is desperate to find a living donor, so that she can spend as much time as she can with her four year old, Aidan. Rachel Bullock reports.

Lincoln Castle crowned UK's best tourist attraction

Lincoln Castle has been crowned the UK's best tourist attraction.

Lincoln Castle has won a top tourism award Credit: Press Association

The purpose-built Magna Carta vault in the newly restored castle was praised by the British Guild of Travel Writers as an inspiring day out for all ages. The castle beat off competition from across the country including the Harry Potter studio tour and the Tower Bridge glass floor attraction in London.

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