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Body found in Skegness

An investigation is underway after a body was found at a house in Skegness.

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Officers were called to Drummond Road yesterday evening.

Police have warned local residents that they may experience some disruption as forensic examinations take place at the scene.

At the moment we are treating this death as unexplained and are in the very early stages of our investigation.

Local residents may experience some disruption this morning while a forensic examination takes place.

Officers will be on patrol in the area. Please speak with my officers if you have any concerns or if you have any information which may help our enquiries’.

– Chief Inspector Jim Tyner from Skegness Police

New street parking rules for Skegness come into force

New rules for street parking on Skegness seafront come into force today.

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The council said there have been problems with congestion caused by cars parking on both sides of the road during summer, making it difficult for people to cross.

It is introducing measures including designated areas for buses and coaches and disabled parking bays and loading bays and more stringent parking rules.


Two women seriously injured on pedestrian crossing

Two women are in hospital with serious injuries after a collision with a car on Roman Bank, outside Butlins.

The women were crossing the road using a controlled pedestrian crossing just before 1am. The driver of the silver Volkswagen Golf, which was travelling in the direction of Ingoldmells, was not seriously injured.

The two women, one aged 22, have been taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.

"This is a terrible collision, two women have been very seriously injured and any information witnesses can offer that will help our investigation would be very useful. We appeal to anyone who was in the area of Roman Bank near to Butlins around the time of the collision to contact the witness appeal line 01522 558855."

– Sgt Adrian Scargill the East Midlands Operational Support Service

Two due in court over death of man killed after attending wake

A man and woman are due in court over the death of a man killed after attending a wake.

Wayne Baxter, 44, was found stabbed at a house on Croft Bank near Skegness

Wayne Baxter who was 44 was found stabbed on Croft Bank near Skegness in Lincolnshire. He was taken to hospital but later died.

Sean Booth who is 25 and Sarah Booth who is 36, both from Croft Bank, Croft, have been charged with the murder .They are due to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court today.


Sixth whale is confirmed dead

No more suffering for the whale

A whale washed up on a beach in Norfolk has died. British Divers Marine Life Rescue said the creature died shortly after 8pm this evening.

It had been stranded at Hunstanton since this morning and is believed to have been in the same pod as the five sperm whales that beached and died on the East coast last week.

We're very sad to confirm that the whale has died but it is a bit of a relief because it had been in quite a lot of suffering.

– Stephen Marsh, BDMLR

Police appeal over attack on Skegness teen

Police in Skegness are asking the public for information about an assault on a teenage girl.

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Detectives say the attack on the 17-year-old was unprovoked and took place in the Brunswick Drive / Vernon Road area of the town on Friday 22nd January.

The victim was walking down the street and was stopped by two males who asked her for cannabis then proceeded to search her pockets, before punching her and running away onto Grosvenor Road, laughing.

The victim was knocked to the ground and suffered a facial injury.

The two suspects are described as being white, 17-19 years old, around 5'7" tall, and of skinny build. One was wearing a black coat with a string pulled hood, grey tracksuit bottoms and red Adidas trainers and the other had a dark coat and black tracksuit bottoms.

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