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Trains: Police incident halts Peterborough Spalding service

No East Midlands Trains services are operating between Spalding and Peterborough due to a police incident near the railway.

The incident between Sleaford and Peterborough means trains between Nottingham, Lincoln Central and Peterborough may be ammended to terminate at Sleaford.


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Four arrested after 28 incidents of hare coursing over weekend

Four men have been arrested after there were 28 reported incidents of hare coursing in Lincolnshire over the weekend.

Hare in full flight Credit: Phil Noble/PA Archive/Press Association Images

As part of an operation led by Lincolnshire Police four dogs and a car were seized after several reports of the crime in South Holland, Bourne, Deeping and the Sleaford area.


Convicted killer absconds from Lincolnshire prison

Stuart Brownhill Credit: Lincolnshire Police

A convicted murderer has absconded from prison in Lincolnshire.

Stuart Brownhill was being held at the North Sea Camp prison after being convicted in 1985.

Lincolnshire Police said Brownhill, 59, was found to be absent during a roll-call at 5am on Friday at the prison near Boston.

He is described as 5ft 8in, bald, and has a green right eye and a blue left eye. Officers said they believe he may be wearing a brown jacket and black boots.

North Sea Camp prison Credit: PA
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