Nicholas Chamberlain is the first Church of England bishop to come out as gay after a Sunday newspaper reportedly threatened to expose him.Read the full story ›
A 23-year-old has pleaded not guilty to murdering a 16-year-old teenager from Lincolnshire.
James Morton appeared at Nottingham Crown Court this morning charged with the murder of Hannah Pearson from Marston in July.
Morton, of Pierson Street in Newark, Nottinghamshire, appeared via video link and spoke to confirm his name and his not guilty plea.
Ms Pearson died in hospital after emergency services were called to a Newark address in the early hours of July 24th 2016.
Morton was remanded in custody and is due to stand trial next January.
The 67-year-old will appear in the penultimate season of HBO's hit fantasy drama when it returns in 2017.Read the full story ›
A pedestrian who was hit by a bus in Spalding last week has died.
The 93-year-old man died at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham yesterday (Monday 29 August) after being airlifted to the hospital from Spalding bus station on Tuesday 23 August.
Detectives have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the death of a man following an industrial accident at a farm in Sleaford.Read the full story ›
The cause of an evacuation at a Tesco store on Saturday afternoon was a burst water pipe, the retailer has confirmed.
There were reports yesterday that lightning had struck the store causing water to pour in during heavy thunderstorms above the shop in Boston in Lincolnshire.
But Tesco say that it was in fact a water pipe that runs just below the roof that had burst. It happened in the late afternoon yesterday, and staff were able to clean up the water by 9pm, when the store reopened.
Shoppers at a Tesco store in Boston in Lincolnshire have reported that the building has been evacuated because of flooding.Read the full story ›
A Lincolnshire police officer has been sacked after admitting to stealing a kayak and a set of paddles before selling them on eBay.
Constable Andrew Hamilton, who was a detective based in Grantham CID, kept the money from the sale, despite knowing or believing he was not lawfully entitled to do so.
He was dismissed by the force for gross misconduct just months after being awarded a Chief Constable's commendation for saving a motorists life who passed out at the wheel at 60mph.
The public hearing was chaired by Chief Constable Neil Rhodes who said: "There is no place in the police service for an officer who demonstrated such unequivocal dishonesty."
A 73-year-old from Spalding has appeared at the Old Bailey and denies the six counts of indecent assault.Read the full story ›
Athletes from the Midlands have helped Great Britain's hockey team to their first ever Olympic Gold medal after beating the Netherlands in Rio.
Keith Wilkinson has been speaking to players in Birmingham and Beeston where some of the team trained. They say the impact on the sport will be huge: