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First pictures: Girl saves boyfriend's life on first date

Zach Selby and Chloe Tonnes Credit: News Team

A 16-year-old student saved her new boyfriend's life after he had a heart attack on their first date.

19-year-old Zach Selby, an apprentice hairdresser and Chloe Tonnes, a beauty student, were camping in Lincolnshire when he suddenly collapsed alone on a deserted beach in the early hours of the morning.

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Young love: the couple say their relationship is stronger than ever Credit: News Team
Zach recovering in hospital Credit: News Team

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Police: Elderly man and woman killed at level crossing

British Transport Police (BTP) say two people killed after being struck by a train at a level crossing were "a man in his 80s and a woman in her 70s", and were both from the Lincolnshire village of Cherry Willingham.

BTP said they were continuing to investigate the circumstances but that the incident was "currently being treated as non-suspicious".

Read: Two dead after being struck by a train in Lincolnshire

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'Esso tiger' Tango saved from death by wildlife park

A former "Esso tiger" has been rescued by a wildlife park in Lincolnshire.

Tango featured in the Esso adverts with the slogan 'Put a tiger in your tank'.
Tango featured in the Esso adverts with the slogan 'Put a tiger in your tank'. Credit: Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park/PA Wire

Eighteen-year-old Tango had been earmarked for destruction in Belgium along with his partner Julia after the two tigers were seized from a German circus last year.

The eighteen-year-old tiger went straight to bed when he arrived at the park. Credit: Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park

The pair were rescued following a campaign by Neil Mumby and his team of keepers at Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park in Lincolnshire.

The tiger roars for the camera.
Tango and his partner Julia have settled in to their new home and are ready to take on the park's visitors. Credit: Woodside Wildlife and Falconry Park

"They are doing really well. They've had a long journey and just like us humans, they get tired, so they went straight to bed when they got here", Mr Mumby said.

Find out more about Tango and Julia and their upkeep here

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Dog attack: victim knew owner

A woman, seriously injured in hospital after being attacked by a dog, is said to have been an 'associate' of the owner. The 22-year-old woman, was taken to Lincoln A & E after the incident which happened around the old quarry at the rear of Outer Circle Road in the the city.

She suffered injuries to her scalp, face and arm and has so far been too ill to speak to police officers. Forensic tests are being carried out to establish the breed of the dog which is a predominately white coloured male American pit bull terrier.

Police find dog after woman is left with 'serious injuries'

The search for the dog focused on the Outer Circle Road area of Lincoln. Credit: Google Maps

A dog which attacked a woman leaving her with "serious injuries" has been found.

The attack sparked a hunt for the animal - thought to be an American pitbull - and the police search focused on a quarry in the Outer Circle Road area of the city.

Lincolnshire Police later said the animal was caught at around 1.30am, after previously warning the public to stay away "for their own safety".

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