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Appeal for information after motorcyclist death

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An apeal has been launched after a motorcyclist died following a collision on a road between Waddingworth and Bardney in Lincolnshire.

It happened at 5.15pm on Friday and involved a silver Honda motorbike, a silver Ford Ranger and a silver Skoda.

A 56 year-old Horncastle man who was riding the bike at the time, died at the scene.

Any witnesses who have not already spoken with police are asked to call 101, quoting incident number 351 of 31 March.


Ambulances diverted after hospital fire

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were called to an fire at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston this morning.

Officers believe the fire started on the 9th floor of the hospital and early indications suggest it could have been caused by a microwave.

The hospital said A&E remains open but they are urging patients to only attend if absolutely necessary. Ambulances are being diverted to other hospitals.

A fire broke out at Pilgrim earlier this morning. The cause of the fire is not known at this point. Patients and staff were evacuated and no-one has been harmed.

The incident is under control and there is no immediate danger to patients, staff or visitors.

Outpatient appointments are still going ahead as planned, but those using patient transport have been cancelled.

Ambulances are currently being diverted to other hospitals.

We will be in touch with patients to rearrange planned appointments.

– Deputy director of urgent care, Andrew Prydderch

Fire service called to Boston Pilgrim Hospital

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue have been called to an incident at Boston Pilgrim Hospital.

Eight fire engines have been sent to the scene this morning.

The hospital said outpatient appointments will go ahead as planned, although day case appointments elective operations have been cancelled.

On Twitter United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust said:

The hospital will in contact with patients to rearrange those appointments.

– NHS United Lincs


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Vigil in Lincolnshire to pay respects to victims of Westminster terror attack

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Lincoln Cathedral is set to host a vigil so that people can pay their respects to the victims of the Westminster terror attack tonight.

Khalid Masood was shot dead after he killed four and injured around 50 others on Westminster Bridge and outside Parliament last week.

Pc Keith Palmer, 48, American tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, retired window cleaner Leslie Rhodes, 75, and Aysha Frade, 44, were all killed in the car and knife rampage.

The Lincoln Cathedral vigil will take place from 7pm. It will end with a two-minute silence.

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